Predestination

Posted on August 14th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘One night he sat me down, told me to wait for a moment. Told me he’d be right back.’ ‘And then?’ ‘And then nothing. I never saw him again.’” Predestination, released in 2014 An agent goes back in time to 1975 to prevent an attack by the Fizzle Bomber. He becomes a bartender so […]

The Foreigner

Posted on August 13th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Should anyone find out that we’re talking to the Brits to go after one of our own, rogue or not, there’ll be the devil to pay.” The Foreigner, released in 2017 When a bomb goes off in London, a group calling themselves the Authentic IRA takes credit. Quan’s daughter was picking up a dress […]

Shadow of Ashland

Posted on August 10th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “He was ashamed. He saw what takin’ a man’s job could lead to, saw what he’d done. He’d ended up pitted against other fellows just like himself — guys tryin’ to get by, feed themselves and families. But he was just like them — needed the money.” Shadow of Ashland by Terence M. Green, […]

Jungle Cruise

Posted on August 7th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “You booked a river cruise and you can’t swim? The price just went up.” Jungle Cruise, released in 2021 In 1916 Lily Houghton and her brother MacGregor travel to South America in search of a flower that cures diseases. Centuries earlier the conquistadors in search of it were captured by the jungle itself and […]

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — Warchild

Posted on August 7th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘You are asking for a miracle, Vedek Torin,’ Sisko said. ‘The Federation will help as much as possible, but we can’t promise miracles.’ The Vedek inclined his head. ‘When you first came to Bajor, you promised us peace. Is this not the greatest miracle of all?’” Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — Warchild by […]

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

Posted on August 6th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the science.” Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World, aired in 2021 This 3-part documentary depicts the year that Greta Thunberg, a young climate activist, travelled to learn more about the changing climate from experts and to speak to […]

Luck

Posted on August 6th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “That’s one of the benefits of bad luck. It teaches you to pivot.” Luck, released in 2022 Sam has had bad luck all her life. She lived at an orphanage and was never adopted, and now she has to move out because she’s 18. When she feeds a cat, the cat leaves behind a […]

The Gray Man

Posted on July 31st, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Just another Thursday.” The Gray Man, released in 2022 Six has been working for the CIA for 18 years as an assassin, ever since they got him out of jail. He’s given a target at a New Year’s Eve party in Bangkok. When he finally gets to the target, he reveals that he’s Four […]

Children of Earth and Sky

Posted on July 31st, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “It could change everything. He needed to paint well, earn respect from the khalif and his court, remember all he saw and heard, come home remembering. Unless the most secret, least likely part of his mission somehow happened. He had already decided he wasn’t going to think about that.” Children of Earth and Sky […]

The Sea Beast

Posted on July 30th, 2022 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “And remember, live a great life and die a great death!” The Sea Beast, released in 2022 Captain Crow is the most famous of hunters and the Inevitable is the most famous of hunter ships. They hunt sea beasts. One such beast, the Red Bluster, lost Crow his eye. Crow tells his adopted son […]