Nov 23 2022
Last Action Heroes: How 1990s Blockbusters Swapped Thugs for Thinkers
Join Stargate's Chief Master Sergeant Walter Harriman to learn the ins and outs of the hotseat of the control room in this immersive roleplay and cosplay experience!Tickets and info are available now at www.thecompanion.app/events. Sign up as a member (paid or free) for a discount code!Science fiction stories have always mirrored their own eras. They’re a time capsule as much as they are a vision of the future, and few decades offer as rapid a change on screen as the sci-fi films of the 1990s.Caution: This article contains plot points from Total Recall, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Universal Soldier, Alien 3, Demolition Man, Johnny Mnemonic, Independence Day, Men in Black, The Fifth Element, Starship Troopers, Alien Resurrection, Armageddon, Deep Impact, The Wild Wild West, and – phew – The Matrix, and in some cases reveals the ending. Read by Rebecca Davis and written by Katherine McLaughlin. Theme song by Lofi Geek. David Fincher’s Imagi-Movies interview: https://mossfilm.wordpress.com/2012/10/13/alien-3-fincher-talks/ Paul Verhoeven’s Interview Magazine interview:https://www.jigsawlounge.co.uk/film/reviews/paul-verhoeven-interview/ Lily Wachoski’s Netflix Film Club interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adXm2sDzGkQ&feature=emb_title The original article on The Companion: https://www.thecompanion.app/2020/09/18/changing-faces-of-90s-sci-fi-icons/ The Companion's Audio Articles is a new series and we'd love to know if you like the new show. If you do, please share it with your friends on social media, WhatsApp, or any other text groups. You can Tweet us @thecompanionapp or send a message on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/BcFBwtY3Ju Thank you to our production team which include Nick Hayward, Lawrence Kao, Tommy Terry-Green, James Hoare, George Mole, Ben Herbert, Hattie Smith, and Chris Smith.