What happens when you get the director of GREMLINS and the author of THE ALIENIST together? You get a STAR TREK knockoff called THE OSIRIS CHRONICLES, about a band of rebels trying to fight off an invading army of enlightened philosophers who just want everyone to be nice to each other. It's an outer space series that never got off the ground, but which was eventually released as a Made-For-TV movie called THE WARLORD: BATTLE FOR THE GALAXY.
But was Joe Dante's and Caleb Carr's subversive STAR TREK riff... CANCELED TOO SOON? Film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold are here to analyze this television oddity and determine once and for all whether THE WARLORD: BATTLE FOR THE GALAXY (a.k.a. THE OSIRIS CHRONICLES) deserved a bigger audience, and wonder why the warlord of an entire planet always hangs out on a staircase instead of getting himself an office.
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