Category: TV/Movies

My Other stuff on TV

Rewatching Star Trek, The Original Series on Netflix. Just watched the episode Wolf in the Fold, one of my favorite episodes. I still see that as a missed opportunity for a really good two parter. I know budget limitations prevented …

Wolf in the Fold revisited Read More »

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I don’t even know where to start, I am so frustrated.  Militant Progressives have taken over Star Trek in the worst way.  Instead of “social justice,” they are portraying “social revenge” or “social vigilantism” in their stories.  Now I see …

Star Trek: Discovery – Social Justice Vigilantes Read More »

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Date: June 2, 2018 Ran Star Trek Adventures RPG by Modiphius at ConCarolinas.  This session went incredibly.  I had a lot of fun.  The alien device at the end really played into it heavily.  The players really got into the …

Away Mission: Signals (ConCarolinas 2018) Read More »

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The Highlander movie and the subsequent TV series (there were no movie sequels, their can be only one) all had a profound effect on my life.  It was my first real exposure to the urban fantasy genre and it really inspired …

Highlander, the Movie, the TV series and reboot idea Read More »

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This is primarily aimed to discuss the complaints about Discovery and how dark and gritty it is. There are some that believe that it’s not ST because it is too dark and gritty. While I have my own issues with …

Star Trek: Dark and Gritty? Read More »

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I am as torn as I was when I started.  Which I suppose is a credit to the writers and creators of the show.  They changed enough to tweek the hardcore Trekkie side of me, while at the same time, …

Star Trek: Discovery – The Verdict of Ron Read More »

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Where do you go after destroying Eros and infesting Venus with an alien protomolecule?  Kidnapping children and alien-protomolecule hybrids, that’s where!  I had already watched the second season of the show while I was reading this but finished it before …

Book: The Expanse: Caliban’s War Read More »

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I really had to sit on this for a while, because SW TLJ is a very bold movie.  It apparently has divided Star Wars fandom considerably, from the Dragon*Con fanboys down to the casual fans.  I have to respect Rian …

My Verdict: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Read More »

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I watched The Motion Picture again yesterday. It was the first time in a very long time. I was trying to get a better understanding of the disappointment in that movie. I was disappointed but not as viscerally as some …

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Read More »

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This guy has a lot to say about Star Trek, and I largely agree. He hits on an important point about old and new Star Trek that can be applied broadly.  Star Trek, however, illustrates it more poignantly because it has a considerable amount of history, …

Star Trek Old & New: What’s wrong? Read More »

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