//FMP Ep. 066 – ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ / ‘Upstream Color’

FMP Ep. 066 – ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ / ‘Upstream Color’

Star Trek Into Darkness Podcast (2013) Upstream Color

Alex and Phil reveal how not Trekkie they are in their attempts to review Star Trek Into Darkness in a discussion that tackles the film’s September 11th allegory and whether or not it succeeded in exploring its themes. Then they reveal how not scientific they are when they try to provide an interpretation of Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color. Basically it is a full episode where Alex and Phil reveal how they are absolutely not experts. Enjoy!

Show Schedule:

  • 00:32 – 02:18 – Introduction
  • 02:18 – 20:24 – Review of Star Trek Into Darkness
  • 21:18 – 28:35 – Intermission and Question of the Week
  • 29:29 – 42:31 – Review of Upstream Color
  • 44:11 – 48:54 – Recommendations and Contact Information


  • Music for Episode 66 was provided by The Shouting Matches.
  • Tracks included “I Had a Real Good Lover” and “Seven Sisters.”

Show Notes:

  • Read the Film School Rejects interview with Shane Carruth here.
  • Read the Slate Upstream Color FAQ here.
  • Listen to our The Hangover, Part II review podcast here.
  • We would love you to review us on iTunes.

Question of the Week:

  • If cost were not an issue, which film festival or event would you most want to attend?
  • Vote in the poll to the right and share your comments below!

Next Episode:

  • Next week we will be reviewing the new film Before Midnight.
  • The second segment is TBA.

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Alex started Film Misery in early 2009 after living the site’s title for many years. His film obsession began in high school when he and his friends would see all of the Oscar Best Picture nominees and try to make predictions...Full Bio.