Orphan Black (season 2)

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “You’re not really the smartest clone, are you?” Orphan Black season 2, aired in 2014 Alison has signed a deal with Dr. Leekie. But Cosima discovers that they, the clones, have been patented — so any deal is worthless. When Sarah rejects the deal she returns home to find Mrs. S. and Kira gone […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Can you summon an army of spiders?” Spider-Man: Homecoming, released in 2017 Peter Parker is foiling local bad guys as Spider-Man but he’s eagerly awaiting a call from Tony Stark. Then he comes across some guys who have stolen some alien technology, including the leader who’s built himself a pair of wings that lets […]

The Cat Returns

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4/5} “Always believe in yourself.” The Cat Returns, released in 2002 Haru saves a cat from being run over. It turns out that cat is a prince. In return for saving him the king wants to shower her with gifts — but they aren’t gifts that she really wants. Then the king decides that Haru […]

Planet of the Apes

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an updated version of this list. The original series Planet of the Apes 1968 -> 5/5 Beneath the Planet of the Apes 1970 -> 4.5/5 Escape from the Planet of the Apes 1971 -> 4/5 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes 1972 -> 3.5/5 Battle for the Planet of the Apes 1973 -> […]

War for the Planet of the Apes

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Apes together strong.” War for the Planet of the Apes, released in 2017 Caesar doesn’t want to go to war with the humans. After one failed attack on them he sends back the human survivors alive. But the Colonel thinks humans must defeat the apes at all costs. When he sneaks into Caesar’s camp […]

Ottawa Bridge & Mer Bleue

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

My friend James and I did some biking and hiking in Ottawa. The first picture is from a bridge over the river with mysterious silver orbs. The rest are from Mer Bleue Conservation Area, specifically the part with the bog. Spot the beaver in the 3rd picture.

Cataract Falls

Posted on August 3rd, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

My friend Kev and I went to Forks of the Credit Provincial Park the other day. We only had time to hike on one trail — we chose the one that led to the waterfall, Cataract Falls. Here’s what it looks like. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Startide Rising

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “The senior patron races see the Terrans as a threat. They are wolflings, and therefore dangerous. They preach revolutionary uplift practices… more dangerous still. They are allies of the Tymbrimi, an insult beyond forbearance. And they proselytize — an unforgivable offense.” Startide Rising by David Brin, published in 1983 The Streaker, a ship of […]

Orphan Black (season 1)

Posted on July 30th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “How many of us are there?” Orphan Black season 1, aired in 2013 Sarah witnesses a young woman — who looks exactly like her — jump in front of a subway train. She then impersonates the late Beth for the purpose of taking her money. While that’s happening Katja, another woman who looks like […]

Zygote (volume 1)

Posted on July 27th, 2017 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4/5} “I was born to die, Class Ones were born to live.” Zygote volume 1, released in 2017 Quinn and Barklay, a synthetic, are all that’s left of a crew of 98. The creature who has killed everyone else is after them. When Quinn ran into the creature before there was a light that was […]