Episode 7: Season 2 starts off with a look at 1971’s film “The Omega Man” which stars Charlton Heston and Rosalind Cash and is Directed by Boris Sagal. Our special guest panelist is Author/ Machinima film maker Matthew Hahn aka Grouchobeer 6/7/18
The Omega Man
PG 1971 ‧ Film adaptation/Blaxploitation ‧ 1h 38m
Due to an experimental vaccine, Doctor Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war, with the exception of a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people who are also homicidal maniacs. They blame science and technology for their condition and they see Neville, as the last symbol of science, therefore he must die. Neville, uses everything at his disposal in an attempt to survive.
Release date: August 1, 1971 (USA)
Director: Boris Sagal
Story by: Richard Matheson
Adapted from: I Am Legend
Screenplay: Richard Matheson, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington
Episode 1: Join hosts J Corina Francis, Yardley & Kinte as they break down Episodes 1 – 3 of season 1 of the AMC television drama “The Terror” 4/3/18
Episode 1 “Go for Broke”
In 1845, the Royal Navy set sail on the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror to complete a crossing of the Northwest Passage, trying to make it through a blanket of ice in the Arctic. However, misfortunes at sea, including a sailor falling gravely ill and an accident on deck, cripple the expedition 200 miles away, and the captains have to make a risky decision in order to continue their voyage.
Episode 2 “Gore” March 26, 2018
Eight months after Captain Franklin first steered the Erebus and the Terror into thick ice, the ships are still stuck. When summer comes, he sends out lead parties to figure out which direction the ice has melted. The men who trekked east find nothing, while the men to the west travel into dangerous territory and accidentally shoot an Inuit man, thinking he was a bear, but something killed one of their own.
Episode 3 “The Ladder” April 2, 2018
The crew apologizes to “Lady Silence”, the relative of the slain Inuit man; she sets out alone to build an igloo. Captains Franklin and Crozier, once friends, debate on their crews’ future. Franklin joins a group of armed marines that have set a trap for the creature, which later manages to kill Franklin and others. Lady Silence hears the creature outside her hut and finds that it left her a seal carcass.