The Lego Movie

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘It’s a highly sophisticated interlocking brick system.’” The Lego Movie, released in 2014 Emmett is a regular guy. He likes to be a part of a team, he likes following instructions, and he likes to watch the show “Where Are My Pants?” When he accidentally stumbles into a deep hole at a construction site […]

Bad faith arguments

Posted on May 24th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an articulate guide to a number of arguments that people make that are not valid. From saying you don’t know why people are doing something when you really do to saying you believe in free speech when you really don’t, it’s good to know about these things. There’s a hilarious-but-at-the-same-time-sad chart in the middle, […]

Alien

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Now that Disney has bought Fox, who knows what will happen — they say they’ll make more movies but that’s just vague talk at the moment. The quadrilogy Alien 1979 -> 3/5 (+) Aliens 1986 -> 4.5/5 (+) Alien3 1992 -> 3.5/5 Alien Resurrection 1997 -> 4.5/5 The crossovers […]

Avengers: Endgame

Posted on May 21st, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Everyone fails at who they’re supposed to be, Thor. The measure of a person, of a hero, is how well they succeed at being who they are.” Avengers: Endgame, released in 2019 The remaining Avengers have agreed that they will find Thanos and use the Infinity Stones to bring back the people that Thanos […]

Supergirl (season 4)

Posted on May 21st, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Prison’s the best alibi the world has yet devised. And I’m about to need a lot of alibis.” — Lex Luthor Supergirl season 4, aired in 2018-19 Supergirl discovers there’s a movement to kill aliens — Mercy and Otis Graves are involved, and they used to work for Lillian Luthor. Meanwhile, Kara takes new […]

Star Trek: The Star to Every Wandering

Posted on May 20th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “He had loved Edith as he had loved no other woman, either before or after. For the most part, he had found fulfillment each day that he’d been able to step onto the bridge of the Enterprise or the Enterprise-A as its commanding officer, and he still felt that there had been something special […]

Star Trek: Crucible — The Fire and the Rose

Posted on May 20th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘Edith,’ Jim whispered. Spock felt as though he’d been stabbed. All of the emotions he’d been experiencing in recent days, and all the way back to his second encounter with the Guardian, even back to his first encounter, came charging back. He could focus on only one thought: What have I done?” Star Trek: […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 12)

Posted on May 17th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “I don’t do anything for a stupid reason. Except, perhaps, Talk Like a Pirate Day, and I’d argue that’s more whimsical than stupid.” The Big Bang Theory season 12, aired in 2018-19 Sheldon and Amy start their honeymoon off right — at Legoland. Raj gets invited to talk about a meteor shower on the […]

Star Trek: Crucible — Provenance of Shadows

Posted on May 15th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “All McCoy could do now would be to attempt to make this world, this altered Earth, a better place. It would never evolve into the world he had known, but it still existed, right here, right now. He could mourn his former life and the universe he’d once known, but it would do no […]

Love, Death & Robots (season 1)

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “You’ve seen one postapocalyptic city, you’ve seen them all.” Love, Death & Robots season 1, aired in 2019 In “Three Robots” 3 robots are on tour learning about extinct humans. In “Suits” some farmers have mechanized suits because they occasionally have to battle giant insects that break through their perimeter. In “Beyond the Aquila […]