Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 77 "A New Hope for the Holidays"

August 17, 2020 Joseph and Michelle Whalen Season 2 Episode 77
Insights into Entertainment
Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 77 "A New Hope for the Holidays"
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Insights into Entertainment
Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 77 "A New Hope for the Holidays"
Aug 17, 2020 Season 2 Episode 77
Joseph and Michelle Whalen

This week's Disney Detective segment takes a look at a new animation school Disney will be embarking on that builds upon Walt Disney's legacy with the hope of producing the talented animators of tomorrow at the Promise Youth Animation Academy. Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy introduces us to a new Star Wars Holiday Special, this one done in the style of Lego's that draws on some of the concepts of the original cult classic 1977 Star Wars Holiday Special.

In Entertainment news we learn that Flash Gordon's Brian Blessed discovered a fan of his 1980 campy sci-fi film in an unexpected person. Quentin Tarantino has thoughts on what the next Star Trek movie should be and the original series episode it draws inspiration from. We'll also look at how New York Comic Con will continue it's story legacy in a similar way to other popular comic book conventions during the COVID-19 lock down.

Finally we'll finish off with two great Insightful Picks of the week. One a second season recommendation that's already appeared on the show and the other a pop-culture documentary that no geek should miss.

Show Notes

This week's Disney Detective segment takes a look at a new animation school Disney will be embarking on that builds upon Walt Disney's legacy with the hope of producing the talented animators of tomorrow at the Promise Youth Animation Academy. Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy introduces us to a new Star Wars Holiday Special, this one done in the style of Lego's that draws on some of the concepts of the original cult classic 1977 Star Wars Holiday Special.

In Entertainment news we learn that Flash Gordon's Brian Blessed discovered a fan of his 1980 campy sci-fi film in an unexpected person. Quentin Tarantino has thoughts on what the next Star Trek movie should be and the original series episode it draws inspiration from. We'll also look at how New York Comic Con will continue it's story legacy in a similar way to other popular comic book conventions during the COVID-19 lock down.

Finally we'll finish off with two great Insightful Picks of the week. One a second season recommendation that's already appeared on the show and the other a pop-culture documentary that no geek should miss.