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Dan : Tonight we watched Jupiter Ascending–the story of a dog-man, and the lady who loved him.
Elliott : Spoiler alert: they fall in love.
Stuart : And she controls bees.

Official Show Notes[edit | edit source]

"Will the guys who liked Speed Racer also enjoy the Wachowski siblings' most recent critical flop, Jupiter Ascending? Meanwhile Elliott debuts his new bumper sticker, Dan boringly digresses about The Three Investigators, and Stuart explains why, when incarcerating someone, you should really take their rocket boots."

Movie Summary[edit | edit source]

Premise[edit | edit source]

A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

Story[edit | edit source]

Jupiter Jones was born under signs that predicted future greatness, but her reality as a woman consists of cleaning other people's houses and endless bad breaks. Caine, a genetically engineered hunter, arrives on Earth to locate her, making Jupiter finally aware of the great destiny that awaits her: Jupiter's genetic signature marks her as the next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

Final Judgments[edit | edit source]

  • Bad-bad (Dan) @39:42
  • Bad-bad (Stuart) @39:39
  • Hovers around Good-bad territory but not quite (Elliott) @40:59

Episode Highlights[edit | edit source]

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Listener Mail[edit | edit source]

Mailbag Song[edit | edit source]

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Letters[edit | edit source]

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Recommendations[edit | edit source]

  • Barbarella (1968) by Roger Vadim (Dan) @1:04:25
  • Creep (2004) by Christopher Smith (Stuart) @1:02:10
  • Flash Gordon (1980) by Mike Hodges (Dan) @1:04:25
  • The Visitor (1979) by Giulio Paradisi (Elliott) @1:06:15
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