Ep. 05-01: Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar (2014) – In the Earth’s future, global crop blight and a second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth’s population to a new home via a wormhole. First, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets is more suitable for colonization.

05-01 INTERSTELLER

We’re back for Season 5, returning to the capable hands of director Christopher Nolan (The Prestige) and this ambitious, yet flawed, outing. Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of Interstellar (2014), including the story, effects, music, and stellar (ha-ha) cast. Listen as Johnny Has the Keys blasts off through a wormhole and into another galaxy where humanity’s fate rests in the hands of a few brave astronauts.

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Ep. 04-40: A Clockwork Orange (1971)

In future England, Alex (Malcolm McDowell) and his “Droogs” spend their nights getting high at the Korova Milkbar before embarking on “a little of the old ultraviolence.” After he’s jailed for bludgeoning a woman to death, Alex submits to a behavior modification technique to earn his freedom. He’s conditioned to abhor violence, returned to the world defenseless, and becomes the victim of a prior victim.

04-40 A Clockwork Orange

Stanley Kubrick’s films are lush, meticulously executed, brimming with beautiful color, and incredibly cold. A Clockwork Orange (1971), based on the popular novel by Anthony Burgess, is no exception. Join us for our season finale, as we discuss this controversial movie—its origins, the magnificent Malcolm McDowell, and the public response. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys journeys to dystopian London, where violent thugs terrorize the streets and science provides a unique twist on conversion therapy.

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Ep. 04-39: Avatar (2009)

On Pandora, the fifth moon of Polyphemus, live the Na’vi—a species that appear primitive but are highly evolved. Because the moon’s environment is poisonous, human/Na’vi hybrids, called Avatars, must link to human minds to allow for free movement on Pandora. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington), a paralyzed former Marine, becomes mobile again through one such Avatar and falls in love with a Na’vi woman (Zoe Saldana). As a bond with her grows, he is drawn into a battle for the survival of her world.

AVATAR

Welcome to our coverage of yet another film by director James Cameron. Avatar (2006), one of the most popular movies in the world, is an immersive and indulgent passion project from the acclaimed and controversial director. Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of the successful franchise, spawning the popular attraction Pandora: The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, as well as the upcoming four sequels. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys journeys to another solar system, to once again witness a timeless lesson of the importance of ecological and environmental balance.

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Ep. 04-37: Mad Max – Fury Road (2015)

Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside a fortress called the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a captive loner. Fortified in the massive, armored truck, the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.

Mad Max : Fury Road

Welcome to the future, fast-paced and action-packed… and a warm welcome back to uber-talented director, George Miller. Thank you for immersing us again in this incredibly imaginative world of yours. Join us as we discuss why Fury Road is far superior to even the leading contenders in car-chase, action features (enough so to earn six Oscars from 10 nominations!). Listen as Johnny Has the Keys journeys once again to the world of Mad Max—a desolate, post-nuclear wasteland where bullets are farmed, gas is gold, and survival is determined as quickly as the flip of a coin… or a vehicle.

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