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[ale] Re: OT: FIELD REPORT: TONIGHT&Thursday: Star Trek: The Menagerie in theatres



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On 11/16/2007 8:29 PM, Scott Castaline spaketh'd unto us thusly:

> Sean Kilpatrick wrote:
>> Want to know where the ideas came from that ended up as Star Trek?
>> Check out a copy of Forbidden Planet.  This is a remake of 
>> Shakespeare's "The Tempest" set on a distant planet.

~snip~

> Is that what the Tempest was about? I thought that it was just all the 
> drugs back in the 60's when I went to High School.

You must be thinking of the hallucinogenic 1991 remake by Peter Greenaway,
"Prospero's Books":

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102722/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prospero's_Books
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