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Everybody Now Engage, Yeah You Know It’s All the Rage

Here are my thoughts on the ninth and tenth Star Trek films, replete with spoilers. Insurrection – The plot of this one is centered around a planet where some kind of weird radiation concentrated in its rings keeps the inhabitants … Continue reading

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Always Going Forward, ‘Cause We Can’t Find Reverse

My re-watch of the Star Trek movies has reached the end of the films starring the original cast. I’d seen these two before, but only once each a long time ago. For the most part, I think I have to … Continue reading

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The Frontier Pushes Back

Star Trek Beyond – WARNING! SPOILERS! The third film in the rebooted series sees the crew of the Enterprise stranded on a planet with a warlord who wants to re-create an ancient weapon. Through a bizarre coincidence, the piece he … Continue reading

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I’m Only Humanoid

Why do so many stories about life on other planets have the aliens looking like humans? Part of it has to do with the limitations on costumes in alien movies, but I think there’s more to it than that. Humans … Continue reading

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