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Ascension

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “This whole project is one big lie told to 600 people.” Ascension, aired in 2014 The Ascension is a generational ship headed to Proxima — it’s 51 years into a 100-year voyage. It left Earth in secret in the 1960s. A woman on board the ship has been murdered. There’s a bit of a […]

Hidden Figures

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Here at NASA, we all pee the same colour.” Hidden Figures, released in 2016 Dorothy, Catherine, and Mary are three mathematicians who work at NASA in 1961. They happen to be black, and are not afforded all the same opportunities as their white colleagues. But it’s a time of change, and they’re all smart […]

Blink

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “When we leap to a decision or have a hunch, our unconscious is… sifting through the situation in front of us, throwing out all that is irrelevant while we zero in on what really matters. And the truth is that our unconscious is really good at this, to the point where thin-slicing often delivers […]

The Lego Batman Movie

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Gotham tower, this is MacGuffin Airlines flight 1138. We are transporting 11 million sticks of dynamite, 17 000 pounds of C4, about 150 cute little classic bomb-type bombs, and two best friends. Request permission to fly over the most crime-ridden city in the world, over.” The Lego Batman Movie, released in 2017 Batman defeats […]

Gotham (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I was alive,. Then I was dead. Then I was alive. Things are looking up.” — Fish Gotham season 3, aired in 2016-17 Jim Gordon tracked down Lee but she’s now with another man. Back in Gotham Jim is a bounty hunter. Fish Mooney is back in town, and she now has a special […]

Elementary (season 5)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I now value the work that we do, first and foremost because I do it with you.” — Sherlock, to Joan Elementary season 5, aired in 2016-17 Sherlock agrees to solve a murder for a drug dealer — and then finds out that a vanished metal box contains a priceless Chinese antiquity. Sherlock and […]

Children of Time

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “It should have seemed just days before, according to his personal waking history but, as he had noticed last time, there was clearly something imperfect about suspension. Certainly, Holstein could not feel the centuries that had passed since they abandoned Earth, but something in his mind acknowledged that lost time: the sense of a […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 4)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I know no one wants to hear they’re just an avatar in a digital prison, but sometimes that happens and here we are.” Agents of SHIELD season 4, aired in 2016-17 SHIELD has a new director, and the old team has been broken up. Coulson and Mack are field agents, and May is training […]

Modern Family (season 8)

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{5/5} “Luke somehow beat me in the election for president, and I still can’t get over it. Not to be hyperbolic, but humans are a decade away from fighting apes on horseback.” — Manny Modern Family season 8, aired in 2016-17 Phil and Claire secretly stay in New York instead of going to a closet […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 10)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I’ve never really lived by myself. What if I become strange and eccentric?” — Sheldon The Big Bang Theory season 10, aired in 2016-17 Leonard and Penny are having a second wedding ceremony so that their families can attend — of course, Leonard’s parents don’t get along and Penny’s brother just got out of jail. […]