In 1986 Howard the Duck waddled onto the big screen, and the multiverse has never been the same. Considered to be one of the biggest flops of all time, this film has become synonymous with bad writing, box office failure, and an egregious bounty of duck jokes. 30 years later, SciFi on Trial takes a second look to determine if this film is remembered fairly. Jesse Mercury hosts a panel discussion with Anica Cihla, Ryan Casey, Maddie Downs and Johnny Unicorn to dissect the film’s reputation. Featuring an interview with Sarah Lehman, and a special message from the cast of Dead Drift.
Steampunk trains! Steampunk rifles! Steampunk ice makers! Viggo Mortensen’s penis! All that and much more will titillate your earballs as our SciFi on Trial panel gallops towards the inevitable verdict. They fill plot holes, discuss the legacy, and write an alternate version of the film that might tear apart the very fabric of the universe. Hosted by Jesse Mercury, starring Johnny Unicorn, Ryan Casey, Daniel Desrosiers and Daniel O’Connell, with interviews from Justin Minich, Erin Ingle and Daniel Sanchez. Your future isn’t written yet, except for the part where you fall in love with this glorious episode.
Great scott! Our brave panel of time travelling adventurers rides headfirst into the old west, to debate whether Back to the Future Part III is a worthy end to a beloved trilogy, or a disappointing conclusion with too many plot holes. Jesse Mercury hosts this lively discussion starring Ryan Casey, Daniel Desrosiers, Daniel O’Connell and Johnny Unicorn, with special interviews from Erin Ingle and Justin Minich.
We reach into the chest of Indy IV and rip out it’s heart to determine whether the film is remembered fairly. Jesse shares an impassioned vision for what he would do differently, and a verdict is rendered as this trial rides off into the sunset. Starring Jesse Mercury, Ryan Casey, Kayla Greet, Natalie Holt and Johnny Unicorn. Featuring interviews with David Tyler and Douglas Gale. Be sure to vote for our next film on Twitter!
Our brave SciFi on Trial panel is going on an adventure, raiding through temples of doom on their last crusade to another dimension! Join us for this lively debate as we determine whether Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is remembered fairly. Starring Jesse Mercury, Ryan Casey, Kayla Greet, Natalie Holt and Johnny Unicorn. Featuring interviews with David Tyler and Douglas Gale.
The epic trial of The Phantom Menace reaches its glorious yet inevitable conclusion! Our panel dives deep into the murky waters of racial overtones, the film’s legacy, and fantasizes about what they would have done differently before reaching a verdict. Hosted by Jesse Mercury, co-hosted by Daniel O’Connell and featuring Ryan Casey, Jennie Krantz and Johnny Unicorn. Includes testimony from Pete GeeKay, Andrew Lee Creech, Bobby Boughner, Justin Minich and Kyle Kennedy.
The trial of Phantom Menace continues! The debate gets heated as our fearless panel debates midi-chlorians, cinematic immersion, visual style and much more, with a drunken Toydarian thrown in for good measure. Hosted by Jesse Mercury, co-hosted by Daniel O’Connell and featuring Ryan Casey, Jennie Krantz and Johnny Unicorn. Includes testimony from Pete GeeKay, Lindsey Leonard, Albert Kirchner, Justin Minich, Brian Johnson and Daniel Desrosiers.
SciFi on Trial kicks off with a bang, aiming straight at the mac daddy of all controversial SciFi films, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. In part one of this epic debate we meet our stalwart panel and learn of their history with this infamous film. Their quest: to determine if the film is remembered fairly. Hosted by Jesse Mercury, co-hosted by Daniel O’Connell and featuring Ryan Casey, Jennie Krantz and Johnny Unicorn. Includes testimony from Pete GeeKay, Lindsey Leonard, Albert Kirchner, Kyle Kennedy, Justin Minich and a featured interview with Joshua Elwand Smith.