Super High Sci-Fi

35: Part II The Matrix Revolutions and The Animatrix

An episode of Super High Sci-Fi

By Super High Sci-Fi
From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legendary podcast. Super High Sci-Fi is a weekly(ish) discussion of all things sci-fi. Join Clark, Grant, and their army of co-hosts as they get totally high on sci-fi! Books, movies, television, games, comics, and more--if it's sci-fi we're high! Check us out on iTunes!

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95: Rise of Snorewalker
After helping Justin escape international justice, we are back to talk about the exciting world of Star Wars.
1:31:56
October 1, 2019
94: The Expanse Season 1
Lost deep in the solar system, the Super High Sci-Fi team tries desperately to use the SyFy manual to patch a hole in their ship.
56:18
July 10, 2018
93: Solo: A Star Wars Gas Station Men’s Room Story
We awaken from Robby’s booze party to view Disney’s latest masterpiece. Plot a course for barely mediocre!
2:07:28
June 6, 2018
92: Forbidden Planet
Can you ever trust a robot, even if he just wants to get you drunk?
52:53
April 10, 2018
91: STD Results
The diagnosis is in for Star Trek Discovery. Do you have a preferred pharmacy?
51:46
April 4, 2018
90: Altered Carbon
Emerging from a comatose state, the crew encounters a rare lifeform: a quality sci-fi property!
52:57
March 25, 2018
89: 2018 Preview
Spoiler: It’s not looking good!
50:54
January 24, 2018
87-88: Star Trek Discovery Part Two
How does the rest of the season stack up?
51:07
January 18, 2018
87-88: Star Trek Discovery Part One
To boldly go, where many series have gone before.
1:04:31
January 13, 2018
86: Blade Runner 2049
Still no idea what c-beams are.
48:29
December 1, 2017
85: Blade Runner
What the fuck are c-beams?
1:04:19
November 13, 2017
84: Robocop
This just in: Verhoven satire > commercial crap–ironic!
54:32
October 12, 2017
83: News and Pandemonium
Clark, Grant, and Justin enter a dimension where large corporations make the same three movies over and over.
52:31
September 19, 2017
82: Psycho Pass
Criminal coefficients and Blade Runner is the best again.
1:06:35
September 12, 2017
81: Stargate (1994)
We step through Kurt Russell’s chin to another world….of Roland Emmerich film-making.
1:26:00
August 28, 2017
80: Prometheus and Alien Covenant
A distress signal from a podcast studio must be answered: Will we find proof of creativity in Hollywood? Check out some classic Alien games–some of them may surprise you! …like an alien monster on your ship. Or your captain’s unexplained choices.
1:43:43
August 9, 2017
79: Bayformers V
Aging hack fuck dresses up shit as entertainment via noise and CGI.
1:36:00
July 29, 2017
X2: Fallout Series
Matt and Clark chat Fallout.
1:47:48
July 18, 2017
78: Dune (2000) and Jodorowsky’s Dune
Matt drops in from his spice trip to talk Dune 2000 and what might have been in the 1970’s! As always, check out Dune (2000) and Jodorowsky’s Dune if you haven’t seen them yet:
1:56:29
July 7, 2017
77: Dune (Movie)
We know sand gets everywhere but the spice must flow. If you haven’t read Dune or seen David Lynch’s version, check them out:
59:03
June 22, 2017
76: IT (TV Movie)
A sewer-bound clown and an evil spider conspire to kill a young Scott Evil.
38:46
June 5, 2017
75: The Tommyknockers
The guys explore a deeply non-allegorical Stephen King TV movie starring Disney’s Star Wars’ Jimmy Smitts.
1:00:08
May 12, 2017
74: Maximum Overdrive
One upon a time, Stephen King decided that he would succeed where others had failed in bringing his work to film. This is the result.
45:45
March 9, 2017
73: Judge Dredd and Dredd
Listen to this podcast, it’s the law!
55:22
January 24, 2017
72: Battlefield Earth
We’re back. Carrie Fisher is not.
51:59
January 18, 2017
71: Star Wars Rogue One
Do you remember Star Wars?
1:47:06
December 19, 2016
70: Westworld Wrap-up and Star Wars Rogue One
Jorge says it’s great. What could go wrong?!
1:05:26
December 13, 2016
69: Westworld HBO Part 3
Well, it’s that time again.
1:02:36
December 5, 2016
68: Westworld HBO Pt. 2
Let’s talk about Westworld, Gene editing, magnet engines for Mars, a strange Luc Besssssoonnnn project, the Stargate reboot’s death (thanks, Sam!), and CBS’ bizarre Star Trek logic.
56:52
November 23, 2016
67: Westworld HBO Pt. 1
Star Trek meets Aliens, Anthony Hopkins meets robots, and we talk about HBO’s “Westworld” adaptation.
1:00:28
November 9, 2016
66: Westworld Pt. II
And now it’s time to finally talk about Westworld!
46:51
October 30, 2016
66: News and Allegedly Westworld
Part one of two: Execute Episode 66!
26:32
October 24, 2016
65: Star Trek Insurrection and Star Trek Nemesis
We built a secret podcast on our moon base and nobody ever noticed!
1:39:02
October 17, 2016
64: Star Trek Generations and First Contact
All we can say is that Data had it right: Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhshit!
1:18:39
October 6, 2016
63: Star Trek V and VI
Oh no. It’s time to talk about Bill Shatner’s screenwriting and directing skills.   Oh no.
1:02:23
September 26, 2016
62: Star Trek III and IV
Breaking news: Justin admits he blew up the SapceX rocket! All a ploy to bring LTE to India! Then we talk about acting genius and falling over.
1:04:50
September 12, 2016
61: Star Trek I&II Redux
It’s time to talk about Star Trek with a mystery guest from a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
1:19:28
September 4, 2016
60: Worst Summer Ever?
A self-declared god joins this week to discuss Ghostbusters and Star Trek: Beyond–two films from Hollywood’s “worst summer ever.”
1:21:29
August 17, 2016
X: News and The State of Film
Just a quick reminder that we’re alive: Have some news.   Stay tuned: this summer’s shitshow next week.
59:20
August 10, 2016
59: News, Film, and Pokemon Cont’d
And now we talk about Midnight Special and Pluto Nash.   We’re so sorry.
47:12
July 18, 2016
58: News, Film, and Pokemon
Part one of our discussion of a lot of news, the excellent Midnight Special, and Pluto Nash. News: The Google app takes on WebMD with an intelligent symptom search Theranos faces congressional inquiry over faulty blood tests http://www.dailydot.com/parsec/alien-5-sigourney-weaver-update/ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/george-takei-reacts-gay-sulu-909154
52:00
July 11, 2016
57: Independence Day
Happy 4th everyone! Time to talk about self-terminating cars and evil aliens providing fireworks. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/jun/28/tetris-films-trilogy?CMP=fb_gu https://www.teslamotors.com/blog/tragic-loss
1:29:05
July 4, 2016
56: Galaxy Quest
Star Trek fan film rules: http://io9.gizmodo.com/the-official-star-trek-fan-film-guidelines-are-here-and-1782499052 http://www.startrek.com/fan-films   Creepy Robot: http://www.itworld.com/video/66915/boston-dynamics-newest-robot-might-give-you-nightmares?google_editors_picks=true
1:32:08
June 26, 2016
55: Event Horizon
Bill Murray email: https://wikileaks.org/sony/emails/emailid/104704 Bill Murray hostage video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGz4crv-OZI Event Horizon–what might have been: http://www.quietearth.us/articles/2013/08/New-Images-Suggest-EVENT-HORIZON-Could-Have-Been-Awesome
1:04:41
June 13, 2016
54: The Happening
M. Night made more movies after Signs? What? No!
1:19:35
June 5, 2016
53: Signs
In a shock Tweest it turns out the Earth is ~75% water and bad to invade if water melts you.
1:03:42
May 30, 2016
52: Interstellar
Justin turns into an old man and Clark pretends to be emotionally invested in M. Night’s work.
1:02:00
May 16, 2016
51: Moon (2009) + Splorch (2016?)
We talk about Moon. Then something else. Shia face punch: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/apr/29/shia-labeouf-apologizes-look-alike-punched-nyc
1:02:54
May 9, 2016
50: Zack Snyder’s Watchmen
Blue cocks and Alan Moore’s mansion made of mass money.
1:16:30
May 2, 2016
49: Transformers Age of Extinction
Avatar 5! Transformers 5! Transformers 4! So much to talk about this week.
1:26:47
April 25, 2016
48: Transformers Dark of the Moon
It’s time to get Bane’s take on the Star Wars: Rogue One trailer and ours on Elon’s rockets. Later, we try to sync the movie up with the Pink Floyd album for a surprise! (Spoiler: it still sucks)
1:22:23
April 18, 2016
47: Transformers Revenge of the Fallen
Let’s go to Egypt and smash the pyramids cuz robots.
1:16:54
April 10, 2016
46: Transformers (2007)
Art imitates Bad Boys and Pearl Harbor today as we talk about Michael Bay’s Transformers reboot from 2007–the second installment of the SHSF Transformers Pentology! Also a special thanks to our 6,000th listener. Could not have imagined this last year when we started
1:01:28
April 3, 2016
45: Transformers the Animated Movie (1986)
Where DOES he store that damn trailer?
1:39:20
March 29, 2016
44: Mad Max–Fury Road
Witness this podcast!
58:58
March 14, 2016
43: After Earth
Let’s explore time and space with Jaden and Will Smith!
1:02:01
March 6, 2016
42: Armageddon and Deep Impact
Oh shit! An entertaining schlock-fest and overly-maudlin “drama” are hurtling toward the earth! It’s up to us to destroy one!
1:05:28
February 28, 2016
41: Pixels………
It’s time to talk about Adam Sandler’s most recent blockbuster hit film, Pixels.   Fuck.
1:00:51
February 21, 2016
40: The Year Ahead
It’s a new year and a new slate of Sci-Fi films destined to both dismay and delight!
1:11:16
February 8, 2016
39: New Year; New Star Wars!
Exactly what it says on the tin for our first podcast of 2016!
1:47:52
January 11, 2016
38: Jingle All the Way
The last podcast of 2015! It’s time to pull up the armchair and enjoy this toasty family Christmas Classic….starring Kid Anakin and Arnold Schwarzenegger. We had a great 2015 and can’t wait to get back to it in 2016 with our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
1:24:39
January 1, 2016
37: The Star Wars Holiday Special Part 2
It’s time for the conclusion of the epic two-part commentary on the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special! A quick taste of what we’re dealing with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRrm59Z_0w4
56:27
December 20, 2015
37: The Star Wars Holiday Special Part 1
Santa has come early this year…and we would have liked coal instead. Part one of our commentary (recorded live in our torture chamber) for the Star Wars Holiday Special, broadcast on TV in 1978 and never seen again, is here! Grab a hot cup of cocoa, find a copy, and enjoy! Part two next week!
1:03:38
December 14, 2015
36: Star Wars The Force Awakens Roundup
A hobo joins Grant and Clark to roundup all the news about Star Wars The Force Awakens!   And to argue about what is or isn’t sci-fi
1:07:12
December 6, 2015
35: Part II The Matrix Revolutions and The Animatrix
Time to end this. And not do it six more times. Join SHSF as we free our minds of this abomination.
1:06:03
November 29, 2015
35: The Matrix Reloaded
Why would computer programs have a bad marriage? Nobody knows–but Clark, Grant, and Justin are probably not going to find out.
1:22:19
November 19, 2015
34: The Matrix
It’s time to ramble on about The Matrix and Justin’s love for Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer.
1:21:58
November 1, 2015
33: Starship Troopers
We’re back! After a viscous and cowardly attack on our audio levels by the Bugs of Klendathu, the SHSF Federal Council bravely recorded a new episode…about Neil Patrick Harris’ Nazi chic, the new Star Wars trailer, and some random recriminations about the Prequels thrown in for good measure. And we’re not kidding about the NPH […]
1:09:11
October 21, 2015
32: Terminator 3
It’s time to talk Terminator 3, the second to last film in our Terminator discussion series!   Also some creepy cloning news. Soon a clone might steal your family: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/09/30/418642018/disgraced-scientist-clones-dogs-and-critics-question-his-intent
1:16:06
October 7, 2015
31: Terminator 2
You thought we were dead….turns out we’re back! That’s right, it’s time to talk about James Cameron’s cock and Terminator 2, a contender for best sci-fi film ever. Leonard Nimoy talks to a rock about Lasderdisc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f3524BQ0Ms Wang Labs on the power of the web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvcdhrZl_l4 @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:28:22
September 28, 2015
30: Terminator 1984
The team is back for a rambling discussion that meanders its way from Star Wars to the Oregon Trail to intergalactic genocide (a cheerful subject!).   Mentions in podcast needing a link: Star wars trailer George tries his hand at being a game dev Star Wars Phantom Edit of ALL prequels Star Wars Phantom Edits […]
1:29:36
August 31, 2015
29: The Running Man
It’s time for another Arnold classic–The Running Man! With special guest “dad” along to give some quality commentary on a film even most Arnold scholars gloss over! Sam may be alive next week for a mystery film….also starring our man from Graz.   @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:06:08
August 24, 2015
28: 6th Day
Don’t you just hate it when you wake up as a clone? @SuperHigh_SciFi
58:40
August 17, 2015
27: DOOM (2005)
Clark and Grant are here for a quick Episode about nobody’s favorite video game film: DOOM, starring The Rock. @SuperHigh_SciFi
36:35
August 13, 2015
26: Total Recall 1990 and 2012
It’s time to talk about Total Recall! The classic 1990 film starring Ahhhhnold, Sharon St–oh….there’s one from 2012, too? Well we’re taking that one on as well!   Commentary Track: http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/3ecb31a53c/total-recall-dvd-commentary-by-arnold-schwarzenegger Dulce Wars: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/branton/esp_dulcebook11.htm   So what happened to last week’s episode? Well, we ran a new recording setup that did not work out at […]
52:48
August 9, 2015
Episode 25: Predators and Prometheus
It’s a new Han Solo backstory movie prequel thing! Yay! http://www.ew.com/article/2015/07/07/han-solo-movie-phil-lord-chris-miller-star-wars Then it’s time to talk about Predators (an Adrien Brody masterwork), the Sir John Soane museum Clark and Justin visited in London while Clark worked there, and PrometheLost–a movie where questions and cum-filled androids dominate your life. @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:48:08
July 21, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi 24: Terminator Genisys
It’s not pretty. Please send money to help us build a time machine in our basement to stop this film’s production. @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:11:23
July 15, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi 23: Predator 1…..and 2
News of solar airplanes, exploding SpaceX rockets, and jet fuel from farm waste is stalking Clark, Grant, and Justin this week. Solar airplane: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/solar-powered-plane-soars-to-new-world-records/ SpaceX: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/space/os-spacex-explosion-cape-20150705-story.html Fuel: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/30/business/energy-environment/farm-waste-and-animal-fats-will-help-power-a-united-jet.html   After painting themselves with mud and screaming, it’s time to talk about Predator 2, and Predators’ strange level of interest in occult Jamaican drug gang rituals. […]
1:21:01
July 7, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi 21: Alien v. Predator 1+2
Justin’s back again to suffer with Clark and Grant as they try to unravel Alien vs. Predator I and II! Also they discuss M. Night Shyamalan for some reason. News:   -Hoverbikes! http://qz.com/434884/video-the-us-army-is-being-equipped-with-these-futuristic-hoverbikes/ -Terraforming Mars!  http://www.viralglobalnews.com/science/darpa-aiming-to-terraform-mars-with-genetically-modified-organisms/31542/ @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:17:04
June 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi 21: Alien Resurrection
All hail Joss Whedon! Give thanks to him, for without his work in 1997, we would not be gifted with this podcast today. Clark, Grant, Justin, and special Father’s Day guest “Dad” take on Alien: Resurrection– a lethal combination of California snark and French direction. Science News: Elon Musk’s Satellite Internet: http://www.ibtimes.com/elon-musks-spacex-plans-launch-4000-satellites-broadcasting-internet-entire-world-1960546 Star Wars VR […]
1:16:18
June 23, 2015
Module B: Jurassic World
Module B is here! Clark and Grant review Jurassic World. Very heavy with spoilers! @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:00:48
June 17, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi 20: Alien 3
It’s time to talk Alien3 on an OG episode of Super High Sci-Fi! Clark and Grant are just crazy enough to try and figure out what’s going on in David Fincher’s contribution to the Alien universe. Also, the team takes a moment to say goodbye to Christopher Lee, who unfortunately found himself standing on plestik […]
1:15:12
June 16, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 19
Does Arnold make everything better? Would a cat have spelled doom for everyone in Aliens? The answers to these questions (and more!) are revealed as Clark, Grant, Sam, and Justin  discuss James Cameron’s addition to the Alien franchise, 1986’s Aliens!
1:44:58
June 8, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 18
Super High Sci-Fi. Four men enter…and then leave after poring over every inch of the Nostromo. More viscous white fluid-filled androids are on the horizon next week with Aliens! Speaking of androids and aliens, check out”Riker” and the trailer for “Predator: Dark Ages”
1:13:47
June 4, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 17
Another science-packed episode where the future is now! Clark, Grant, Sam, and special co-host Justin talk everything from self-healing concrete to Simon Pegg’s opinion of sci-fi!   @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:15:16
May 27, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 16
Another mind-bending trip into the world of sci-fi! Clark and Grant chat about some favorite cult sci-fi films and discuss the fact that Syfy and the CW seem to have their shit together at last! Please help us find Sam’s carbonite block. He’s a man with a beard in New Jersey. Should be easy to […]
1:07:25
May 18, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 15
It’s Mother’s Day! And really nothing to do with that on the podcast as Clark and Grant cover everything from Mel Gibson’s political treatises to some sci-fi games you need to know about! Be on the lookout for sci-fi let’s play content SuperHighSci-Fi on Youtube! @SuperHigh_SciFi
52:51
May 11, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 14
It’s another science-heavy week here at Super High Sci-Fi! Space probes, warp drive (pt2!), transparent aluminum, Star Wars directorial turmoil, and more! With special returning guest host “Dad” in lieu of Sam, who failed to pay Jabba back for some spice and is now back in carbonite.   @SuperHigh_SciFi
55:29
May 4, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 13
Much science news for the team this week: Inflatable space stations, genetic engineering,  NASA’s warp drive hijinks, force fields, and more–including a great detour into a Star Trek Enterprise chat! Then we round things out with some entertainment news on Jurassic World, Galaxy Quest, and the new Stargate trilogy. And Sam recounts the entire plot […]
1:05:13
April 27, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 12
New Star Wars and Terminator trailers are on the Super High Sci-Fi triumvirate’s hive mind this week! After debating whether or not Terminator films should even be made anymore and if JJ Abrams can regain Clark’s trust, the trio has a rambling roundtable of pro-bono advice for Sci-Fi TV producers about the pitfalls of replacing […]
1:04:33
April 19, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 11
Sam is free at last from his Carbonite prison and joins Grant and Clark to talk all about SyFy’s return to being, well, about Sci-Fi! And we manage to solve the Hugo Awards controversy in under an hour to boot! @SuperHigh_SciFi
56:27
April 13, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 10 Part 2
Clark and Grant are back to finish what they started. Except this time…it’s personal. It’s time to settle this once and for all: Which Star Trek film is the worst?! @SuperHigh_SciFi on twitter
1:27:23
April 9, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 10 Part 1
It’s a busy Easter for Clark and Grant! Exciting news about space exploration, Clark giving NASA credit for kitchen appliances, and the first half of an epic challenge: Ranking the Star Trek films from dead neutral to awesome! Don’t worry, neutral to awful is next week. @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:06:47
April 6, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 9
Clark and Grant do their best to navigate some exciting news about virtual reality and share their picks for the best Star Wars EU stories. New Star Wars books: http://www.blastr.com/2015-3-26/here-how-six-new-star-wars-books-fit-film-timeline-and-what-theyre-about @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:05:19
April 1, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 8
Clark, Grant, and Sam(!) struggle to rank the Star Wars films and have a very mature conversation about George Lucas’ works while using absolutely no profanity. @SuperHigh_SciFi
1:23:01
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 7
Galoram ice cream is flowing this week. In a setup worthy  of Star Trek: Generations, Clark and Grant’s very own father jumps onto the podcast to share his deepest thoughts on all things Star Trek while watching Unification, Part II. And nobody gets buried under rocks on a nameless planet this time. @SuperHigh_SciFi
46:15
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 6
The boys are back with some really sad news. Join the Super High Sci-Fi crew as they share their thoughts about the loss of Leonard Nimoy, his career, and what their favorite Spock moments are. Some of the answers may surprise you! After discussing Neill Blomkamp’s insane plans for the Alien franchise, the team lay […]
1:23:18
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 5
Clark and Grant are flying solo this week discussing the epic TNG episode “The Royale!” Hop on for an exciting trip to a terrible planet based on a terrible novel, because when the train comes in…everybody rides! @SuperHigh_SciFi
44:35
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 4
Clark, Grant, and Sam discuss the rumored Alien reboot(?)…remake(?)….thing from Neill Blomkamp. This episode concludes with commentary track number two: Stargate SG-1 season 2, episode 4…”The Gamekeeper!” @SuperHigh_SciFi
52:13
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 3
Clark, Grant,  and Sam watch  Stargate SG-1’s fourth season masterpiece “Window of Opportunity.” Will it ever get old watching Col. O’Neill hit a golf ball through the gate? We don’t think so.  The first of Super High Sci-Fi’s commentary tracks! @SuperHigh_SciFi
45:18
March 30, 2015
Super High Sci-Fi Episode 1
Join us for the very first episode of Super High Sci-Fi where we talk all about the new sci-fi films coming out in 2015 and beyond! Can three guys scarred by the Star Wars prequels ever learn to trust again? Will J.J. Abrams’ damage to the Star Trek universe ever be fixed? Can they make […]
57:50
March 30, 2015
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