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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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There’s Klingons on the Starboard Bow, Starboard Bow, Jim

Continuing my Star Trek movie rewatch, here are my thoughts on the third and fourth ones. If you missed the first two, you can find them here. The Search for Spock – I don’t think this one has a particularly … Continue reading

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Star Trekkin’ Across the Universe

I’ve seen the original eight Star Trek films at least once each, but it’s been a while for some of them, and I thought it would be interesting to view them in order. I’m also going to include the last … 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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Don’t Let the Earth Get in Your Eyes

Here are my thoughts on some albums I’ve heard recently, some old, some new, some borrowed, and…okay, I don’t think any of them are blue, but I’m not going to double-check the discs to find out. Robyn Hitchcock, A Star … Continue reading

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Fans Aren’t Always Cool

This post of SamuraiFrog’s led me to this article on how fans’ opinions differ from those of the creators, and what happens when fans take over franchises. There isn’t any real clear answer as to which products are the best; … Continue reading

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Rocket to Your Doom

I watched the most recent Simpsons, and I can’t say I’m too keen on the idea of the family visiting Rigel 7, home of Kang and Kodos, in a regular episode. This is especially true so soon after the Futurama … Continue reading

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