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Episode 088: "Silent Running"

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

A cli-fi classic!

The late, great Douglas Trumbull only directed a couple of feature films, but their visionary imagery and heartfelt ideas are unlike anything else in sci-fi - and tonight we take a look at his first - the cli-fi classic Silent Running!

The late, great Douglas Trumbull was known primarily for his groundbreaking visual effects work in films like 2001, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Blade Runner -

but he was a visionary director as well, and though he only made a couple of films,

their striking imagery and heartfelt messages have become a formative part of many young science fiction fans' lives -

- especially ours here at MG!

Join us tonight as we take a look at his first effort, the cli-fi classic Silent Running, starring Bruce Dern as a spacebound eco-terrorist!

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