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Blue Bloods (season 7)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “If there’s a conversation you’ve been avoiding, then that’s the one you need to have.” Blue Bloods season 7, aired in 2016-17 The case of Danny’s killing of murderer Thomas Wilder is reopened when new evidence is found. Anthony finds out that his aging mother has given all her money to a con artist. […]

Major Crimes (season 5)

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{4.5/5} “Then I decided that I would be completely honest, because that’s my new philosophy about marriage… having tried everything else.” — Provenza Major Crimes season 5, aired in 2016-17 Flynn is thinking about buying a house but when he’s showing it to Provenza and Buzz they find a dead body in the pool — […]

Charlie’s Angels

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Was it the Chad?” Charlie’s Angels, released in 2000 Natalie, Dylan, Alex are detectives who work for a mysterious man named Charlie — who they only ever talk to on the phone. They use knowledge, technology, and distraction to get what they need. When their current case turns out to be not what they […]

Broken Flowers

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I’m like your mistress, except you’re not even married.” Broken Flowers, released in 2005 Don receives a letter claiming that he fathered a son 20 years ago. The letter is unsigned. His friend Winston encourages him to take a road trip and visit each of the women he was with around that time. Against […]

Knowing

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{4.5/5} “Right now my scientific mind is telling me to have nothing more to do with this. And yours should, too.” Knowing, released in 2009 Caleb receives an envelope from a time capsule at school — the capsule was buried 50 years ago. Unlike the other kids who get pictures Caleb’s page just has numbers […]

Death Becomes Her

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{4.5/5} “I will not speak to you ’til you put your head on straight.” Death Becomes Her, released in 1992 Madeline and Helen are each other’s nemesis. They’re both after eternal youth, and they’ve found it — from a mysterious woman with a potion. Ernest is a plastic surgeon who has trouble deciding which woman […]

Space Opera

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “On her journey here she’d met cyborgs and foreigners and artificial intelligences and several sorts of alien — some familiar, at least from media coverage of the hajj, and some strange — but it was the extrañados that bothered her the most. It was hard to come to terms with the idea of humans […]

Touch

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “Naturally, should you pursue those who would pursue me, I would be a hypocrite to offer anything but my grateful thanks. Yet my thanks would be, I think, premature. For there is a near-infinity of men and women who are fearful and wish me harm, but only ever one of me, standing in the […]

Star Trek: DS9 — The Long Mirage

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{4.5/5} “Federation Security wants to know how he learned about the mobile emitter in the first place, and whether or not he somehow persuaded or forced Morn to have one constructed… And I want to find out if Vic Fontaine is a sentient being.” Star Trek: DS9 — The Long Mirage by David R. George […]

Moana

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “If you wear a dress and have an animal sidekick, you’re a princess.” Moana, released in 2016 Moana’s father has taught her that she will one day be chief, everything she needs is on the island, and it would be dangerous to go beyond the reef. But the ocean calls to her. Her grandma […]