Six years before writing the first episode of Star Trek ("The Man Trap"), George Clayton Johnson was part of the team that helped to bring the original Ocean's Eleven to the big screen. Lewis Milestone's Rat Pack movie, starring Frank Sinatra, spawned a remake in 2001. That remake, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring George Clooney. That remake led to two sequels, as well as Ocean's Ocho, an upcoming film directed by Gary Ross and starring Sandra Bullock.
In this episode of Stage Nine, John and Mike continue their fiftieth anniversary celebration of Star Trek by looking at the other franchise that Johnson originated. We discuss the problems with the original, how the remake fixed them, whether or not the sequels are any good, and what we can expect to see in the spinoff. In news, we discuss the hiring of David Mack and Mike Johnson to help in the creation of a Discovery expanded universe.
Ocean's Eleven (00:10:09)
The Remake (00:15:08)
Ocean's Twelve (00:22:20)
Ocean's Thirteen (00:29:35)
Ocean's Ocho (00:33:21)
John Mills and Mike Schindler
Mike Schindler (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Jeff Sutter (Associate Producer) Chris Stenftenagel (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager)
Tarantino, Vol. 6: Death Proof. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse movie, Death Proof.
Tarantino, Vol. 5: Kill Bill. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's exploitation epic, Kill Bill.
Tarantino, Vol. 4: Jackie Brown. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's Elmore Leonard adaptation, Jackie Brown.
Tarantino, Vol. 3: Four Rooms. We discuss the anthology film Four Rooms, featuring a segment by Quentin Tarantino.
Tarantino, Vol. 2: Pulp Fiction. We discuss Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction.
Tarantino, Vol. 1: Reservoir Dogs. We begin our new series on Quentin Tarantino with a look at his first film, Reservoir Dogs.
Tarantino on Trek. We discuss the new that Quentin Tarantino is developing a Star Trek film.
We discuss the people who almost directed Star Trek movies.
We discuss Justin Lin's S.W.A.T.
We discuss Jesse Alexander's Eight Legged Freaks.
John and Mike share their thoughts on the first five episodes of Star Trek: Discovery.
Mike and John are joined by Brandon of Warp Five for their second NX-01 Movie Night, Sunset Blvd.
Mike is joined by Justin of Earl Grey to discuss Seth MacFarlane's The Orville.
Mike and John look at Akiva Goldsman's I Am Legend.
John and Mike discuss Star Trek: Discovery writer Jesse Alexander's pilot for The Saint.
Mike and John discuss Dan Mindel's photography in Tony Scott's Domino.
The Dark Tower. We discuss Star Trek: Discovey executive producer Akiva Goldsman's work on The Dark Tower.
Mike tells John about Star Trek Las Vegas.
John and Mike discuss the new trailer for Star Trek: Discovery, new crew members, and short stories from Empower: Mind Over Matter by Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt.
John is joined by Charlynn to discuss Kirsten Beyer's Full Circle
Mike is joined by Sarah of The Talk Film Society to discuss Bryan Fuller's Dead Like Me.
Mike is joined by Max from Commentary Track Stars to discuss Ted Sullivan's adaptation of For the Man Who Has Everything into the Supergirl episode, For the Girl Who Has Everything.
Mike is joined by Lee from Earl Grey to discuss Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy.
Mike and John discuss Chris Pine's performance in Wonder Woman.
John and Mike discuss the music of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner.
Mike and John are joined by Brandon to look at John Logan's script for Alien: Covenant.
John and Mike discuss John Logan's Skyfall.
Any Given Sunday. Mike and John discuss John Logan's Any Given Sunday.
American Gods. John and Mike discuss the pilot for American Gods, the new show by Bryan Fuller.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Mike and John look at Star Trek: Discovery captain Jason Isaacs' performance as Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.