The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

The Witches.

Roald Dahl has written some of the most timeless children's stories of all time and many of them have been adapted for the big and small screen, with many of them being adapted multiple times.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Scott McClellan to talk about the HBOMax movie, The Witches. We discuss a new take, a new setting, the witches, the cast, dealing with the pain of change, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
A New Take (00:04:44)
A New Setting (00:13:33)
The Witches (00:20:07)
Anne Hathaway (00:22:55)
Octavia Spencer (00:27:19)
Stanley Tucci (00:31:39)
Jahzir Kadeem Bruno (00:34:45)
Codie-Lei Eastick (00:39:54)
Kristin Chenoweth (00:47:33)
Dealing With the Pain of Change (00:55:24)
Ratings (01:03:08)
Recommendations (01:06:15)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Scott McClellan

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
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Direct download: tsc-303.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

In the 1950s, there was a shift in the Walt Disney Company as the focus from being just an animation studio began to change, Treasure Island charted a new course of live-action adventure films that would continue on to today.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. We discuss a classic tale, the plot, response to pain and suffering, great power, the cast, groundbreaking effects, rating and our recommendations.

Chapters
A Classic Tale (00:06:04)
The Plot (00:10:03)
Response to Pain and Suffering (00:14:38)
Great Power (00:21:13)
James Mason (00:28:24)
Kirk Douglas (00:31:21)
Paul Lukas (00:34:12)
Peter Lorre (00:35:27)
Groundbreaking Effects (00:37:53)
Ratings (00:46:07)
Recommendations (00:47:58)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-302.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am MDT

Enola Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most enduring characters in all of literature and film, having been played by more that seventy-five actors in over two hundred and fifty different productions and now it is his sister's turn to share the limelight.

In this episode hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris discuss Enola Holmes from Netflix. We discuss our Holmes experiences, a book first, a passion project, the cast, stagnate or move forward, the value of selflessness, heavy handed, the store, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Holmes Experiences (00:03:42)
A Book First (00:05:51)
A Passion Project (00:08:00)
Millie Bobby Brown (00:13:05)
Henry Cavill (00:19:44)
Sam Claflin (00:24:08)
Helena Bonham Carter (00:27:15)
Louis Partridge (00:30:46)
Stagnate or Move Forward (00:33:45)
The Value of Selflessness (00:36:10)
Heavy Handed (00:39:41)
The Score (00:46:32)
Ratings (00:48:33)
Recommendations (00:52:26)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-301.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Superman II.

Superman: The Movie was a smash success and it would become the second-highest-grossing film of the year, guaranteeing that sequel would be coming, yet behind the scenes things were anything but smooth in it reaching the screen.

In this 300th episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes Scott McClellan from DC Films Squadcast to talk about Superman II. We discuss the behind the scenes, Lester's work, the story, the classic Superman Struggle, adding to Superman, the Lex problem, Zod and his posse, no John Williams, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The First Justice League (00:04:25)
Lester's Work (00:13:48)
The Story (00:23:03)
The Classic Superman Struggle (00:29:09)
Adding to Superman (00:31:20)
The Lex Problem (00:43:20)
Zod and His Posse (00:47:32)
No John Williams (00:55:42)
Ratings (00:59:12)
Recommendations (01:03:25)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Scott McClellan

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-300.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising.

It has been almost thirty years since Heir to the Empire was released and Star Wars fans were introduced to a completely different type of villain, since then Thrawn has not only become more popular but he's also joined the rank of canon.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about Timothy Zahn's latest Star Wars book, Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising. We discuss The Ascendancy, Thawn, Thawn's allies, taking risks, art, politics and war, a benevolent villain, the phantom in the chaos, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Ascendancy (00:04:42)
The Nine Ruling Families (00:14:18)
The Sky-walkers (00:21:40)
Thrawn (00:24:46)
Thrawn's Allies (00:33:55)
Taking Risks (00:39:23)
Art (00:42:09)
Politics and War (00:44:17)
Benevolant Villain (00:52:48)
The Phantom in the Chaos (00:57:46)
Ratings (01:00:20)
Recommendations (01:03:06)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-299.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Starship Troopers.

In 1959 Robert Heinlein released one of the most influential as well as controversial Sci-Fi books of all time, it would win the Hugo Award for best novel but would have to wait till 1997 to receive a film adaptation.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Starship Troopers. We discuss from book to movie, response, citizenship through service, going to war for love, outlandish things, the cast, bugs and effects, the soundtrack, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Contest Winner (00:01:)
From Book to Movie (00:03:56)
Response (00:13:46)
Citizenship Through Service (00:16:35)
Going to War for Love (00:24:41)
Outlandish Things (00:30:15)
The Cast (00:36:55)
The Bugs and Effects (00:43:19)
The Soundtrack (00:48:10)
Ratings (00:50:16)
Recommendations (00:53:04)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-298.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Old Guard.

2020 has lead everyone to look for new content that they can stream from home and services like Netflix have worked to provide customers something worth watching.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Old Guard. We discuss from comic to screen, the story, problems with immortality, the cast, the time you are given, a sequel, the soundtrack, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
From Comic to Screen (00:04:51)
The Story (00:07:14)
The Problems of Immortality (00:15:22)
The Cast (00:27:20)
The Time You Are Given (00:39:29)
A Sequel (00:42:46)
The Soundtrack (00:44:46)
Ratings (00:46:39)
Recommendations (00:48:22)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-297.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Tenet.

Christopher Nolan has become one of the greatest filmmakers of our time and his latest movie has reopened theaters around the world, finally allowing fans the opportunity to see it where it belongs, on the big screen.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about Tenet. We discuss being back in the theater, the big screen, hitting the ground running, the mechanics of time, the cast, respecting the actors, Nolan's new cynicism?, the soundtrack and our ratings.

Chapters
Back in the Theater (00:03:15)
The Big Screen (00:08:06)
Hits the Ground Running (00:10:20)
The Mechanics of Time (00:24:40)
John David Washington (00:38:38)
Pattinson and Branagh (00:43:02)
Elizabeth Debicki (00:48:37)
Respecting the Actors (00:53:10)
Nolan's New Cynicism? (00:57:41)
The Soundtrack (01:07:03)
Ratings (01:09:26)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
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Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-296.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Three Musketeers.

There are movies from childhood that stay with you, becoming part of who you are, many of them you might return to and feel the same things you did as a kid and others you rewatch and they just don't hold up.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris put Disney's The Three Musketeers to the test. We discuss our original experiences, the production, the sword fights, reception, the cast, power for power's sake, faith, the soundtrack, rating and recommendations.

Chapters
Original Experiences (00:03:59)
Production (00:06:05)
The Sword Fights (00:10:33)
The Reception (00:12:57)
Chris O'Donnell (00:16:51)
Kiefer Sutherland (00:21:00)
Charlie Sheen (00:21:13)
Oliver Platt (00:25:41)
Rebecca De Mornay (00:27:40)
Tim Curry (00:32:49)
Michael Wincott (00:35:47)
Power for Power's Sake (00:39:34)
Faith (00:42:11)
The Soundtrack (00:47:10)
Ratings (00:49:20)
Recommendations (00:51:00)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-295.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Star Wars: Free Fall.

The Rise of Skywalker introduced us to Poe Dameron's past which included a mysterious woman from his past Zorii Bliss leading fans to wonder exactly how they met and what happened to make her so angry at him.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Free Fall. We discuss our expectations, setting up The Sequel Trilogy, lawlessness, Poe's story, fifty shades of gray, Zorii's story, differentiation, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Expectations (00:04:44)
Setting Up The Sequel Trilogy (00:08:02)
Lawlessness (00:15:02)
Poe's Story (00:20:41)
Fifty Shades of Gray (00:29:25)
Zorii's Story (00:32:17)
Differentiation (00:40:55)
Ratings (00:46:10)
Recommendations (00:48:41)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Direct download: tsc-294.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

A movie can receive great reviews and still not make it at the box office, such was the case with Edgar Wright's first foray into the comic book genre.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. We discuss the comics, adapting the comic, the box office, the original ending, the setting, the cast, a hold over you, the baggage we carry, responsibility, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Comics (00:02:46)
Adapting the Comics (00:05:03)
The Box Office (00:12:19)
Original Ending (00:18:26)
The Setting (00:22:51)
The Cast (00:27:05)
A Hold Over You (00:35:11)
The Baggage We Carry (00:38:07)
Responsibility (00:42:24)
Ratings (00:46:03)
Recommendations (00:50:26)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-293.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Green Lantern: Extended Edition.

As the Dark Knight trilogy is coming to an end, Warner Brothers decides that it will finally green light a film that had been in development since 1997 to be its next superhero venture.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about Green Lantern: Extended Edition. We discuss if we saw it in the theater, the comics, pre-production, an introduction, explaining the Corps, living in a Shadow, Carol Ferris, Ryan Reynolds, the tone, Mark Strong, villains, CGI suites, the score, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
See it in the Theater? (00:03:12)
Comics (00:05:22)
Brightest Day, Blackest Night (00:09:06)
Introduction (00:15:06)
Explaining the Corps (00:25:14)
Living in a Shadow (00:29:24)
The Power of Fear/Carol Ferris (00:36:01)
Ryan Reynolds (00:43:00)
The Tone (00:47:22)
Mark Strong (00:52:16)
Villains (00:57:46)
CGI Suit (01:00:51)
The Score (01:05:04)
Ratings (01:07:40)
Recommendation (01:13:47)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-292.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Star Wars: Shadow Fall.

Alphabet Squadron was able to defeat Shadow Wing but they are far from gone, so the Squad has created a trap they hope Shadow Wing will walk into, but will secrets festering in the Squad undermine everything before they can spring the trap?

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about the second book in the Alphabet Squadron series, Shadow Fall. We discuss setting a trap, Shadow Wing, the biggest hurtle, "Empire Strikes Back" feel, Hera, Secrets, Force cults, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Setting a Trap (00:03:14)
Shadow Wing (00:07:08)
The Biggest Hurtle (00:13:22)
"Empire Strikes Back" Feel (00:21:57)
Hera (00:31:53)
Secrets (00:35:40)
Force Cults (00:38:34)
Ratings (00:44:36)
Recommendations (00:47:32)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-291.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

The writers strike of 2007/2008 had a massive impact on the entertainment industry as television content dried up, movies were either put on hold or had to make due with directors and actors stepping up to make revisions to scripts, yet from this difficult time, there were those that found a way to do something unique.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. We discuss finding this, how it came about, the cast, mirrors, the songs, the humor, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
How We Found This (00:03:46)
How it Comes About (00:06:30)
Neil Patrick Harris (00:16:37)
Earning Acceptance (00:23:23)
Nathan Fillion (00:27:31)
Felicia Day (00:33:47)
Simon Helberg (00:37:56)
Mirrors (00:39:07)
The Songs (00:43:48)
The Humor (00:46:01)
Ratings (00:48:28)
Recommendations (00:49:31)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-290.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Greyhound.

There is a battle in World War II that is often overlooked but was one of the most pivotal, which raged for six years and now Tom Hanks news film brings it to life.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Teresa Delgado to talk about Greyhound. We discuss war movies, being based on a book, shining a light, a human story, Tom Hanks, the sounds of war, realism, ratings and out recommendations.

Chapters
War Movies (00:05:25)
Based on a Book (00:09:24)
Shining a Light (00:16:26)
A Human Story (00:27:16)
Tom Hanks (00:36:39)
The Sounds of War (00:42:11)
Realism (00:45:21)
Ratings (00:54:00)
Recommendations (00:59:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Teresa Delgado

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-289.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

King Kong.

At the age of nine, Peter Jackson saw a movie on television that would change his life forever, that movie was King Kong as it's final scenes left him in tears and spurred his love of fantasy and science fiction for the first time.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Peter Jackson's King Kong. We discuss a personal history, the first script, abandonment and resurrection, the mysterious island, the effects, King Kong himself, the cast, obsession, being alone, stewardship, the music, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
A Personal Journey (00:03:34)
The First Script (00:07:50)
Abandonment and Resurrection (00:10:57)
The Mysterious Island (00:13:18)
The Effects (00:23:28)
King Kong Himself (00:29:38)
The Cast (00:34:43)
Obsession (00:43:21)
Being Alone (00:47:14)
Stewardship (00:52:17)
The Music (00:54:39)
Ratings (00:57:07)
Recommendations (01:00:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-288.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Artemis Fowl.

In 2001 the first book in a new fantasy series for kids was released which would spawn seven sequels and lead to a long stay in development hell for a film adaptation, which finally came to an end in 2020 when the movie was released on Disney+.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Artemis Fowl. We discuss our familiarity with the story, a long development, source material differences, true fairy tales, the cast lurking in the shadows, the music, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Familiarity (00:02:47)
A Long Development (00:06:28)
Source Material Differences (00:08:14)
True Fairy Tales (00:14:54)
Ferdia Shaw (00:23:58)
Holly Shaw (00:29:40)
Josh Gad (00:33:03)
Juliet (00:36:58)
Bulter (00:38:23)
Colin Farrell (00:40:52)
Judi Dench (00:44:49)
Lurking in the Shadows (00:47:41)
The Music (00:53:27)
Ratings (00:56:49)
Recommendations (01:00:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-287.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:44am MDT

Top Gun.

Tom Cruise was already a star when Jerry Bruckheimer tapped him to be in his next big movie about the fighter pilots at the Navy's most exclusive training facility, the collaboration would catapult each of them into the next level of stardom.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Top Gun. We discuss inspiration and involvement, Tom Cruise, the reason for rules, Kelly McGillis, the writing, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Jester and Viper, real planes and models, the soundtrack, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Inspiration and Involvement (00:03:15)
Tom Cruise (00:16:46)
The Reason for Rules (00:23:44)
Kelly McGillis (00:28:53)
The Writing (00:36:03)
Val Kilmer (00:37:05)
Anthony Edwards (00:41:18)
Jester and Viper (00:43:40)
Real Planes and Models (00:47:21)
Soundtrack (00:51:37)
Ratings (00:56:20)
Recommendations (00:57:54)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-286.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

American Graffiti.

After THX-1138, George Lucas was challenged by his friend Francis Ford Coppola to do something more mainstream and upbeat, the result would be a movie drawn from Lucas' own teenage years in Modesto, California.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back John Mills to talk about American Graffiti. We discuss the inspirations for the movie, robust female characters, troubles, the soundtrack of our lives, where life goes, Steve and Laurie, one of four ways, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Inspirations (00:03:23)
Robust Female Characters (00:17:13)
Troubles (00:23:32)
The Soundtrack of Our Lives (00:27:22)
Where Life Goes (00:43:23)
Steve and Laurie (00:52:34)
One of Four Ways (00:56:41)
Ratings (00:59:09)
Recommendations (01:05:54)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guestcc
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-285.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

THX-1138.

George Lucas is synonymous with Star Wars, yet many people forget that his film career did not start with this landmark movie, a product of USC's film school, Lucas actually cut his directorial teeth on much more esoteric and experimental films.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about THX-1138. We discuss the history of the movie, our personal history with it, the director's cut, dystopia, inspirations, a questions, the cast, production design, sound, music, the trial, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
History (00:02:41)
Personal History (00:13:34)
The Director's Cut (00:19:03)
Dystopia (00:23:13)
Inspirations (00:40:02)
A Question (00:42:22)
The Cast (00:47:48)
Production Design, Sound and Music (00:52:25)
The Trial (00:56:50)
Ratings (01:00:18)
Recommendations (01:05:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-284.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Star Wars: Queen's Peril.

The Phantom Menace introduced us to the youngest queen in Naboo's history who was surrounded by her loyal bodyguards and decoys, but how did they find these young girls and how did they become a team, fans finally have the answer.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes William Devereux to talk about the book Queen's Peril. We discuss a new queen, a new security team, a new direction, a concert, setting the stage, a different point of view and our ratings.

Chapters
A New Queen (00:03:31)
A New Security Team (00:10:06)
A New Direction (00:17:14)
A Concert (00:22:09)
Setting the Stage (00:25:22)
A Different Point of View (00:28:12)
Ratings (00:35:57)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
William Devereux

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-283.mp3
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Stargirl.

Geoff Johns has written some of the biggest stories in the DC Comic universe over the years, but his most personal project was his first, Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E in which he created the character of Courtney Whitmore who was based on his sister that had passed in a plane crash and who has now been brought to life in her own show on the DC Universe app.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the new show, Stargirl. We discuss our familiarity with the character, comic to screen, Courtney Whitmore, the tone and pace, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart, Trae Romano, Brainwave, connecting, soundtrack and score, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Familiarity (00:02:38)
Comic to Screen (00:04:16)
Courtney Whitmore (00:10:17)
Tone and Pace (00:18:26)
Luke Wilson (00:24:14)
Amy Smart (00:30:07)
Trae Romano (00:33:10)
Brainwave (00:34:23)
Connecting (00:38:21)
Soundtrack and Score (00:41:11)
Ratings (00:44:24)
Recommendations (00:41:08)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-282.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Rocky.

The late 70s were a bad time for a lot of people, the economy was sluggish, jobs were scarce, cities showed the signs of serious urban decay, people needed a hero and Sylvester Stallone had just such hero in mind.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Rocky. We discuss our first bout in the ring, inspirations, Stallone is Rocky, the heart of the film, the production, the Pennino siblings, the music, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
First Bout in the Ring (00:02:58)
Inspirations (00:07:18)
Stallone is Rocky (00:10:11)
The Heart of the Film (00:13:54)
The Production (00:21:21)
The Pennino Siblings (00:24:48)
The Music (00:31:00)
Carl Weathers (00:33:11)
Burgess Meredith (00:36:30)
Rating (00:42:21)
Recommendations (00:45:32)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-281.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20am MDT

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Final Season.

In March of 2013, in the wake of the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney, it was as if millions of voices suddenly cried out, but instead of being silenced, they continued to speak clearly with one voice saying, #SaveTheCloneWars. Because of the dedication of the fans and Dave Filoni, on July 19, 2018, a day that will be long remembered, a new hashtag was born #CloneWarsSaved, the series would return for it's final season to wrap up properly!

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills as we celebrate the final season of The Clone Wars! We discuss our relationship with the series, The Bad Batch arc, the Ahsoka Walkabout arc, the Siege of Mandalore/Order 66 arc and the music.

Chapters
Relationship With The Clone Wars (00:03:32)
The Bad Batch (00:11:55)
Ahsoka Walkabout (00:43:45)
The Siege of Mandalore and Order 66 (01:01:19)
The Music (01:51:48)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-280.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Escape from New York.

After the success of Halloween, John Carpenter found himself with enough clout in Hollywood to bring to life a project that previously no one would have touched.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about Escape from New York. We discuss our first escapes, the year 1997, Kurt Russell and Snake, Maggie, the other characters, the look and feel, the end of the movie, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
First Escape (00:04:15)
In the Year 1997 (00:09:55)
Kurt Russell and Snake (00:16:47)
Maggie (00:27:22)
The Other Characters (00:28:55)
The Look and Feel (00:40:10)
The End of the Movie (00:46:20)
Ratings (00:53:57)
Recommendations (00:58:04)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-279.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Locke & Key.

Netflix has become the home to some of the most popular shows, revolutionizing the way we think of television, how it is produced and distributed, giving rise to the binge culture and creating some truly memorable series.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Locke & Key. We discuss the comics, the development, keying into the mystery, the romance key, the Locke family, adults and magic, Dodge, the key to stall, trauma, loss, fear, the production, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Comics (00:03:06)
Development Key (00:04:20)
Key into the Mystery (00:12:21)
The Romance Key (00:18:56)
Nina Locke (00:21:21)
Adults and Magic (00:24:12)
Tyler Locke (00:27:57)
Kinsey Locke (00:31:17)
Bode Locke (00:35:26)
Dodge (00:38:24)
The Key to it All (00:40:30)
Trauma, Loss and Fear (00:47:11)
The Production (00:52:31)
Ratings (00:54:55)
Recommendations (00:57:29)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-278.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Ghostbusters II.

1989 was a huge year for movies as that summer saw the release of Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Star Trek V and the long awaited sequel to the smash comedy hit, Ghostbusters.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Ghostbusters II. We discuss our first time, production hell, production woes, the plot, Bill Murray, too easy, Rick Moranis, negative emotions, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Our First Time (00:03:36)
Production Hell (00:05:07)
Production Woes (00:13:18)
The Plot (00:18:49)
Bill Murray (00:23:55)
Too Easy (00:27:33)
Rick Moranis (00:28:24)
Negative Emotions (00:31:47)
Ratings (00:37:10)
Recommendations (00:40:07)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-277.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Inside Out.

Pixar made it's name with high concept ideas and incredible animation, from Toy Story to Wall-E to Up, the studio continued to push itself, always wanting to create something unique.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Inside Out. We discuss a big risk, the importance of sadness, the importance of emotion, emotions in adults, the importance of memory, the voice cast, the score, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Taking a Risk (00:03:17)
The Importance of Sadness (00:11:38)
The Importance of Emotions (00:19:30)
Emotions in Adults (00:22:20)
The Importance of Memory (00:27:51)
The Voice Cast (00:37:10)
The Score (00:47:31)
Ratings (00:49:49)
Recommendations (00:51:38)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-276.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Predator.

The late 80s became a haven for big action movies with the likes of Die Hard, Terminator, Aliens, Indiana Jones and so much more coming out every year.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about Predator. We discuss out first hunts, the mission, Arnold, the team, Bill Duke, Carl Weathers, the Predator, an Alan Silvestri soundtrack and our ratings.

Chapters
First Hunt (00:03:16)
The Mission (00:13:04)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (00:28:42)
The Team (00:35:12)
Bill Duke (00:36:22)
Carl Weathers (00:40:17)
The Predator (00:44:17)
Alan Silvestri Soundtrack (00:52:40)
Ratings (00:55:16)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-275.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Edge of Tomorrow.

There are some movies that, right out of the gate are massive hits, then there are others that get good reviews, do okay at the box office but find their second life through their home release.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Scott McClellan of The DC Comics Squadcast to talk about Edge of Tomorrow (aka Live Die Repeat). We discuss our first experiences, live die repeat, incomplete information, the cast, battle suits, aliens, effects, the ending, our rating and recommendations.

Chapters
First Experiences (00:04:50)
Live Die Repeat (00:09:36)
Incomplete Information (00:19:37)
Tom Cruise (00:24:53)
Emily Blunt (00:29:51)
Bill Paxton (00:33:49)
Battle Suits, Aliens and Effects (00:37:31)
The Ending (00:46:13)
Ratings (00:52:01)
Recommendations (00:55:55)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Scott McClellan

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-274.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Swiss Family Robinson.

Throughout the 1950s, the Walt Disney Company began to branch out from animation and get into making more live action films, may of these were in the action-adventure genre with movies like, Treasure Island, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the Davy Crockett series and so much more.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about the classic Disney film, Swiss Family Robinson. We discuss our first shipwreck, filming, the important things, pros and cons, chivalry isn't dead, the cast, the pirates, does it hold up, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
First Shipwreck (00:4:55)
Filming (00:07:31)
The Story (00:15:16)
The Important Things (00:20:01)
The Pros and Cons (00:28:25)
Chivalry Isn't Dead (00:33:26)
John Mills (00:37:12)
Dorothy McGuire (00:41:08)
The Three Sons (00:43:50)
Janet Munro (00:49:01)
The Pirates (00:53:14)
Does it Hold Up? (00:56:49)
Ratings (00:58:31)
Recommendations (00:59:50)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-273.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

A Quiet Place.

Horror movies have been massively popular genre for decades and in the spring of 2018 John Krasinski released his directorial debut for a major studio that was met with an overwhelming response that transcended the horror genre audience.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about A Quiet Place. We discuss a quiet experience, the set up, the cast, the music and the sound design, direction, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
A Quiet Place (00:05:15)
The Set Up (00:11:25)
The Aliens (00:16:46)
Life Goes On (00:20:25)
John Krasinski (00:25:55)
Emily Blunt (00:30:20)
The Daughter (00:35:39)
The Oldest Son (00:41:01)
The Music and Sound Design (00:44:07)
Direction (00:49:01)
Ratings (00:50:54)
Recommendations (00:53:04)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-272.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Onward.

Pixar has cemented itself as one of the most imaginative movie studios, they have given us insight into the secret lives of toys, bugs, monsters, cars and now they have brought to life the world of mythology.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Onward. We discuss a whole new world, fathers and brothers, the quest, sacrifice, mom's boyfriend, the voice cast, the music, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
A Whole New World (00:03:43)
Fathers and Brothers (00:14:08)
The Quest (00:22:15)
Sacrifice (00:24:32)
Mom's Boyfriend (00:27:23)
Tom Holland (00:29:44)
Chris Pratt (00:32:48)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (00:36:18)
The Music (00:38:59)
Ratings (00:40:45)
Recommendations (00:43:14)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-271.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Hunt for Red October.

Thirty years ago a movie was released that help usher in a new kind of espionage film, as director John McTiernan brought to life Tom Clancy's best selling novel on the big screen.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Champion to talk about The Hunt for Red October. We discuss our experience with the movie, a new type of spy film, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, other characters, Sam Neill, the truth about politics, the effects, the music, does it hold up and our ratings.

Chapters
Our Experience (00:04:02)
A Different Type of Spy Movie (00:10:11)
Sean Connery (00:22:16)
Alec Baldwin (00:27:46)
Scott Glenn (00:33:49)
Other Characters (00:39:01)
Sam Neill (00:43:23)
The Truth About Politics (00:46:56)
The Effects (00:54:50)
The Music (00:58:49)
Does it Hold Up? (01:02:48)
Ratings (01:10:48)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Champion

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-270.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Witcher.

The first stories to appear about The Witcher where in a Polish science fiction/fantasy magazine called Fantastyka which eventually lead to more short stories and a series of books creating a saga that centered around Geralt of Rivia, Ciri and Yennifer. The series would spawn three extremely popular video games before finally being turned into a Netflix series at the end of 2019.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about The Witcher. We discuss about our introduction to the series, the timelines, the main characters, a couple friends, fighting destiny, selfless and selfish, the music, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Different Iterations (00:03:32)
Timelines (00:09:01)
Geralt of Rivia (00:19:25)
Ciri (00:30:30)
Yennifer of Vengerberg (00:34:45)
Jaskier (00:39:53)
Tissaia (00:42:55)
Fighting Destiny (00:46:13)
Selfless and Selfish (00:49:39)
The Music (00:56:58)
Ratings (01:00:00)
Recommendations (01:02:37)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-269.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey.

In September of 1992, Batman: The Animated Show introduced fans to a new character named Harley Quinn, who was Joker's love interest and right hand lady; she would go on to become one of the most beloved characters in DC Comics, spawning merchandise, her own comic and now a major motion picture.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. We discuss our familiarity with the characters, Harley's point of view, the characters, people are a commodity, girl power, needle drops, renaming it, ratings, the R rating and our recommendations.

Chapters
Familiarity (00:03:24)
Harley's Point of View (00:09:45)
Harley Quinn (00:16:54)
Huntress (00:24:43)
Black Canary (00:30:16)
Montoya (00:36:06)
Cassandra Cain (00:39:45)
Zsasz (00:44:11)
Black Mask (00:46:26)
People are a Commodity (00:49:29)
Girl Power (00:53:04)
Needle Drops (00:56:32)
Renaming It (00:58:23)
Ratings (00:59:47)
The R Rating (01:02:15)
Recommendations (01:04:14)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guests
Bruce Gibson
Norman Lao

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-268.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Ghostbusters.

The 1980s gave us some of the most beloved movies and many of them continue on as franchises to this day, some have been successful and some, not so successful.

In this episode of The 602 Club Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Ghostbusters. We discuss our ghost-busting experience, a more realistic take, the cast, the ghosts, the music, a cult classic, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Ghostbusting Experience (00:03:25)
A More Realistic Take (00:06:27)
Bill Murray (00:15:55)
Harold Ramis (00:23:04)
Dan Aykroyd (00:25:17)
Annie Potts (00:27:47)
Rick Moranis (00:29:13)
Sigourney Weaver (00:32:30)
Ernie Hudson (00:35:53)
The Walter Peck Character (00:39:12)
The Ghosts (00:42:50)
The Music (00:47:23)
A Cult Classic (00:50:15)
Ratings (00:53:29)
Recommendations (00:56:16)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-267.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Mandalorian: Season One.

Disney+ is the the home of Star Wars' first live action show and it has completed it's first season, with another one well on the way.

This week in The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined my John Mills to talk about The Mandalorian: Season One. We discuss the Mando, a parallel, "Baby Yoda", Mandalorian culture, spending time wisely, the ships, the Imperial Remnant, frenemies, what didn't work and our ratings.

Chapters
The Mando (00:03:43)
A Parallel (00:13:09)
"Baby Yoda" (00:16:19)
Mandalorian Culture (00:19:58)
Spending Time Wisely (00:27:10)
Ships (00:31:44)
Kuiil (00:46:05)
IG-11 (00:50:15)
Cara Dune (00:54:46)
Greef Karga (01:01:04)
What Didn't Work (01:04:48)
Ratings (01:11:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-266.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Dark Crystal.

Jim Henson had made a name for himself with The Muppets but he wanted more and in 1982 the world was introduced to a new film, staring only puppets, that felt more like the dark Grimms' Fairy Tales than the lighthearted work he'd become known for.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Nic Anastassiou to talk about The Dark Crystal. We discuss a unique experience, the Genesis, growing up, the two that are one, Thra history, a world changed, powerful messages, the music, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
A Unique Experience (00:05:05)
Genesis (00:15:16)
Growing Up (00:20:47)
The Two That Are One (00:27:41)
Thra History (00:38:02)
A World Changed (00:43:22)
Powerful Messages (00:46:18)
The Music (00:51:52)
Ratings (00:56:54)
Recommendations (01:03:10)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Nic Anastassiou

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-265.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

In 1982 Jim Henson and Frank Oz introduced us to a whole new fantasy world that pushed the boundaries of puppeteering on the big screen and ever since that time, there have been rumors of continuing the story which Netflix would finally make reality with a prequel series in 2019.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Nic Anastassiou to talk about The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. We discuss our experiences with the series, a fall, a broken trust, world-building, the selfish life, the voice cast and editing, music, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Experiences (00:05:51)
A Fall (00:13:12)
A Broken Trust (00:24:24)
World-building (00:38:29)
The Selfish Life (00:44:44)
Voice Cast and Editing (00:52:21)
The Music (01:02:10)
Ratings (01:07:28)
Recommendations (01:12:46)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Nic Anastassiou

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-264.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

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