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Revolution (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4/5} “‘Where are you going?’ ‘Uh, this little place called shut up and stay here.’” Revolution season 1, aired in 2012-13 All the electricity in the world fails, all at once. Fifteen years later people are living approximately the way they did in the 19th century. When militia members kill her father, Charlie sets out […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “The city is flying and we’re fighting an army of robots. And I have a bow and arrow. Nothing makes sense.” Avengers: Age of Ultron, released in 2015 Tony Stark and Bruce Banner create an artificial intelligence named Ultron to protect the planet. But things go wrong and Ultron decides he wants to destroy […]

Into the Woods

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “I was raised to be charming, not sincere.” Into the Woods, released in 2014 The baker and his wife discover that the reason they can’t have a child is because the witch who lives next door has cursed the baker. But the witch will lift the curse if they find four items by the […]

Haphead

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} Haphead, released in 2015 Maxine has a temp job at a factory making cables for virtual reality games. She steals a cable so that she can play — a game where everyone looks like a rabbit teaches her to fight. Maxine’s father has a job as a security guard, but his passion is working […]

Sandworms of Dune

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} Sandworms of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, published in 2007 Kralizec, the battle at the end of the universe, is at hand. The mysterious Enemy turns out to be the machine intelligences, whom humanity fought once before 15 000 years ago. The machine intelligences have been preparing for this day since […]

Star Trek: Foul Deeds Will Rise

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} Star Trek: Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox, published in 2014 The Enterprise is summoned to a system where two planets, Pavak and Oyolo, have been at war and are attempting to make peace. An ambassador is aboard to help broker a treaty — that ambassador is Kevin Riley. When Kirk is on […]

The Congress

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “When did they ever ask you? You were always their puppet. All of them, the producers, the directors, they told you what to do. They told you how to behave, how to act, how to smile, how to love and they gave you the subtext for every crappy line they churned out and when […]

Muppets Most Wanted

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “The weakest point in the gulag is over there, by the fourth wall.” Muppets Most Wanted, released in 2014 Dominic Badguy offers to be the Muppets’ agent and suggests they do a world tour. Badguy is actually working with Constantine, the world’s most dangerous frog. Constantine arranges to have Kermit arrested and then impersonates […]

Olympus Has Fallen

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “There is a saying in Korea. Saying something a hundred times is not as good as living it once.” Olympus Has Fallen, released in 2013 When a South Korean delegation arrives at the White House, North Korean infiltrators help their friends outside attack from the air and the ground. The President is kidnapped within […]

White Bird in a Blizzard

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “Because I never saw my mother again, she remains in absence to me. An empty space. An invisible, half remembered ghost. So even now I catch myself thinking that I’m gonna run into her some day. Like I’ll be at a stop light, and look over at the car next to me and there […]