Planet of the Apes + Colossus: The Forbin Project

Planet of the Apes + Colossus: The Forbin Project
Year 3 (2011)
Currently offliine. Coming Soon to iTunes!

Classic sci-fi day. See Colossus: The Forbin Project! Arthur P. Jacobs. Rod Serling. The original ideas for Planet of the Apes and all that could have been. Jerry Goldsmith. Sci-Fi allegories vs over-interpretations. Who sneaks symbolism into the film? Religion: just how ridiculous is it? Intellectual hypocrisy. Class warfare. Social inequality. The ending of The Planet of the Apes. Respecting your audience more than they even deserve. Computer voice. Cold War history. Mutually assured destruction. Unanswered questions.

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Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes


Released: April 3, 1968
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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Writer: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling
Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Colossus: The Forbin Project


Released: April 8, 1970
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Director: Joseph Sargent
Writer: James Bridges
Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert

An artificially intelligent supercomputer is developed and activated, only to reveal that it has a sinister agenda of its own.

 
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