Episode #32 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team delve into the concept of film franchises. Firstly, what actually is a film franchise (a question far more complex to address than it may seem)? We look at some incredibly successful franchises and look at why some fail or perhaps don't resonate with subsequent generations as they should. And we look at what the potential future is for storytelling in this context and whether the small screen could in fact be the big screen's saviour.
And joining Dan Collacott, Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza on this week's excursion is long-time friend and broadcasting companion, Denis-Jose Francois, joining us from his home in Montreal, Quebec.
Emanating from London, UK, and hosted by Dan Collacott, Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza, our 4ever in Electric Dreams website and accompanying podcasts are designed to help us celebrate the things we loved growing up and the things that continue to excite and inspire us today.