Star Trek: The Lost Era — Well of Souls

Posted on September 19th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “I guess I’m just not making myself clear. Isn’t it funny how each of us can understand the impulse to kill for revenge or self-defense, but that none of us is willing, for one second, to put ourselves in the shoes of someone who feels cornered, or that he has nothing to lose?” Star […]

Spy

Posted on September 16th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “I’m immune to 179 different types of poison. I know because I ingested them all at once when I was deep undercover in an underground poison-ingesting crime ring.” Spy, released in 2015 Susan Cooper works for the FBI — while Bradley Fine goes into the field on missions, she’s the voice in his ear […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Posted on September 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Maybe you could write a haiku to express your feelings.” Hunt for the Wilderpeople, released in 2016 Ricky is a kid who’s been in some trouble, and the police bring him to a couple who live in the middle of the country, Bella and Hec. Bella is enthusiastic about taking care of Ricky, but […]

Night Moves

Posted on September 8th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Cutthroat trout… They like to fight, they like to jump. Sometimes they break free. I respect that in a fish.” Night Moves, released in 2013 Dena, Josh, and Harmon are radical environmentalists who are planning on blowing up a dam. They buy a boat, and they buy a lot of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. They […]

Star Trek: The Art of the Impossible

Posted on September 7th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Honor must be served, but honor does not put food on the table. It is no easy thing for a noble-born Klingon to starve like some laborer in the lowlands. Finding Ch’Gran is the thing that can save us, remind us of who we are.” Star Trek: The Lost Era — The Art of […]

Catch Me If You Can

Posted on September 7th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Why didn’t I concur?” Catch Me If You Can, released in 2002 When Frank Abagnale, Jr. shows up to his new school wearing the uniform from his old school he’s mistaken for a substitute teacher. He decides to play along and ends up doing it for a week. When his parents get a divorce, […]

Rango

Posted on September 5th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “What our story needs is an unexpected event that will propel our hero into conflict.” Rango, released in 2011 Rango is a lizard who lives with humans until the car he’s riding in swerves and his terrarium shatters on the road. He walks through the desert to a town called Dirt, which is in […]

Star Trek: The Lost Era — One Constant Star

Posted on September 4th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “I don’t want to hear anything about the dangers involved… I’m a Starfleet officer… a captain, not some deskbound admiral. I’ve served on starships, and I’ve spent more time on the edge of the Romulan Neutral Zone than almost anyone in Starfleet, including you. And I don’t want to hear about us maybe never […]

Star Trek: Serpents Among the Ruins

Posted on August 29th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “She had pledged her cooperation to Captain Harriman, a man she had known — and trusted, at least to some extent — for some time, but what he had asked of her  held danger not only for her, but for her people as well… Kamemor had labored a very long time for peace, had […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 6)

Posted on August 26th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “The universe can’t stop us. Because… we’ve survived the bottom of the Atlantic, we’ve crossed the galaxy — more than once — just to be together. So, a love like that is stronger than any curse.” Agents of SHIELD season 6, aired in 2019 Mac is now director of SHIELD — he’s too focused […]