Ep. 02-18: The Abyss (1989)

Episode 02-18 THE ABYSS

The navy enlists help from a nearby underwater oil rig to search for a lost nuclear submarine. Once the mission begins, they encounter a number of difficulties and discover that they may not be alone. There is something otherworldly out there in the deep.

The Abyss is not a perfect movie, but it was what many consider the official test movie for modern computer-generated effects (CGI). Join us as we discuss the highs and lows of this flawed but visually amazing film and the pros and cons of working with perfectionist director, James Cameron. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys journeys to the bottom of the ocean, with a lovable blue-collar crew, to see what mysteries they uncover in The Abyss.


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