The 602 Club is Trek.fm's dedicated podcast to our passion for all things geeky outside of Star Trek. We cover classics as well as much of what is coming out as a way of helping listeners find new things to try. Each week host Matthew Rushing, friends from around the network and beyond deep dive into topics such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Marvel, DC Comics, James Bond, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, Harry Potter, and much more. So pull up a chair, order a drink from Ruby and enjoy. Subscribe and listen today!
The Rocketeer. We discuss the comic and whether the movie is an improvement, our first experiences with the film, Joe Johnson's direction, the story, the cast, the music and whether or not it still holds up.
Kingsman. We discuss Matthew Vaughn choosing to direct Kingsman over Days of Future Past, being back in the spy game, the idea of a sequel, the themes of the film, the cast, whether seriousness ruins spy movies and things that didn't work.
Jupiter Ascending. We talk about making original sic-fi movies, the story, the conversations this film as generated, the visuals, casting, music, and if this film lives up to the Wachowski's previous films.
Man of Steel. We talk about Krypton, the new Superman suit, the nonlinear nature of the storytelling, Lois Lane and the military, the deaths of Jonathan Kent and Zod as well as the nature of this film as a true origins movie, plus much more.
Raiders of the Lost Ark. We discuss the beloved film from casting to the memories of our first experiences with the movie, along with what we still love, what still bothers us, as well as the soundtrack and question if it still holds up today.
Galaxy Quest. This film has gone from box office dud to cult classic since it's original release. We discuss what makes this film so special to sci-fi fans, it's homage to Star Trek and whether there should be a sequel.
Doctor Who: Last Christmas. Every year geeks gather around their television sets to see what will happen to The Doctor and his companion. We discuss the latest installment in this holiday tradition as well as look back at season 8.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Join us as we venture into Peter Jackson's Middle Earth, one last time with the final Hobbit film. We discuss in-depth the film and the legacy that the saga has left behind.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. We dive into the difference in filming time Jackson had, the new places of the film like Bree, Beorn's House, Mirkwood, the Woodland Realm, Laketown and Erebor plus talk about the characters and themes.