STLV and Optional Canon.
Over the past fifty years, Star Trek has developed a dense mythology. But at the same time, it has always tried to produce episodes and movies which stand on their own.
In this episode of Stage Nine, John is joined by Lee Hutchison of The Nerd Party to discuss the concept of optional canon. We discuss whether or not some installments are designed to both with and without the previous one, and how that applies in particular to Star Trek Beyond.
In news, Mike is joined by Adam Drosin of Saturday Morning Trek to recap the events of the 50th anniversary convention in Las Vegas. We discuss panels featuring Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore and Naren Shankar, and Mike shares his experience at the Ira Steven Behr photo op.
Optional Canon (00:19:09)
Mike Schindler and John Mills
Adam Drosin and Lee Hutchison
John Mills (Editor) Mike Schindler (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Jeff Sutter (Associate Producer) Chris Stenftenagel (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager)
Series Finale. In the final episode of Stage Nine, we take a look back at our time on Trek.fm.
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Tarantino, Vol. 8: Django Unchained. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's seventh film, Django Unchained.
Tarantino, Vol. 7: Inglourious Basterds. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's World War II western, Inglourious Basterds.
Tarantino, Vol. 6: Death Proof. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse movie, Death Proof.
Tarantino, Vol. 5: Kill Bill. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's exploitation epic, Kill Bill.
Tarantino, Vol. 4: Jackie Brown. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's Elmore Leonard adaptation, Jackie Brown.
Tarantino, Vol. 3: Four Rooms. We discuss the anthology film Four Rooms, featuring a segment by Quentin Tarantino.
Tarantino, Vol. 2: Pulp Fiction. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction.
Tarantino, Vol. 1: Reservoir Dogs. We begin our new series on Quentin Tarantino with a look at his first film, Reservoir Dogs.
Tarantino on Trek. We discuss the new that Quentin Tarantino is developing a Star Trek film.
We discuss the people who almost directed Star Trek movies.
We discuss Justin Lin's S.W.A.T.
We discuss Jesse Alexander's Eight Legged Freaks.
John and Mike share their thoughts on the first five episodes of Star Trek: Discovery.
Mike and John are joined by Brandon of Warp Five for their second NX-01 Movie Night, Sunset Blvd.
Mike is joined by Justin of Earl Grey to discuss Seth MacFarlane's The Orville.
Mike and John look at Akiva Goldsman's I Am Legend.
John and Mike discuss Star Trek: Discovery writer Jesse Alexander's pilot for The Saint.
Mike and John discuss Dan Mindel's photography in Tony Scott's Domino.
The Dark Tower. We discuss Star Trek: Discovey executive producer Akiva Goldsman's work on The Dark Tower.
Mike tells John about Star Trek Las Vegas.
John and Mike discuss the new trailer for Star Trek: Discovery, new crew members, and short stories from Empower: Mind Over Matter by Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt.
John is joined by Charlynn to discuss Kirsten Beyer's Full Circle
Mike is joined by Sarah of The Talk Film Society to discuss Bryan Fuller's Dead Like Me.
Mike is joined by Max from Commentary Track Stars to discuss Ted Sullivan's adaptation of For the Man Who Has Everything into the Supergirl episode, For the Girl Who Has Everything.
Mike is joined by Lee from Earl Grey to discuss Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy.
Mike and John discuss Chris Pine's performance in Wonder Woman.
John and Mike discuss the music of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner.