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

{4.5/5} “A person can awaken from a coma convinced of a reality that was previously only fantasy.” Unknown, released in 2011 Martin Harris arrives with his wife Liz in Berlin for a biotechnology conference. He is in a coma for 4 days after being in an accident. After waking up he returns to the hotel. […]


Posted on June 18th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Are you bribing me?” Non-Stop, released in 2014 Bill is an air marshal who has never gotten used to taking off in a plane. A flight to London seems normal until he gets a text, from a passenger who says they’re going to kill someone in 20 minutes unless he manages to put $150 […]

Fan films

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

{5/5} “Hold on to your bricks.” Aside from a few Star Trek fan films like Star Trek Continues and Star Trek: Aurora, the only other fan films I’ve seen are the recent Alien 40th anniversary fan films. But this list from WhatCulture encouraged me to check some out. To start thing off, here’s The Hunt […]

I Am Mother

Posted on June 11th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “If I wanted you dead, all I’d have to do is leave.” I Am Mother, released in 2019 A teenage girl has been raised all her life by a robot she calls “mother.” They live in a bunker with all the amenities — but she can’t go outside because of the contamination. Mother says […]

Star Trek: How Much for Just the Planet?

Posted on June 11th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘Allow me to welcome you most sincerely to the free, independent, and unaligned planet of Direidi. My name is Flyter. Hi there.’ He pumped Kirk’s hand. ‘Hi there.’ He shook Sanchez’s hand, then Uhura’s, the rest. ‘Hi there. Hi there. Hi there.’ He paused, wiped his hands and his forehead with a huge red […]

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Posted on June 9th, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘I thought this was a stealth mission.’ ‘They all start out that way. ‘” — Astrid & Hiccup How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, released in 2019 Hiccup gets a visit from Grimmel the Grisly, who’s been killing all night furies. Hiccup realizes that people won’t stop bothering them in Berk, so […]

How to Train Your Dragon 2

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

{5/5} “So, what should we name it? … Itchy Armpit it is.” — Hiccup with Toothless, naming a new island How to Train Your Dragon 2, released in 2014 In Berk, everyone is excited about dragon racing, which Astrid and her friends are engaged in. Except for Hiccup, who’s off discovering new islands. He runs […]

Star Trek: Doctor’s Orders

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

{4.5/5} “I can leave anybody with the conn that I please, especially a department head and a fellow officer. There’s no need to be in the direct chain of command at all — that’s a common misconception. I could leave an Ensign Third-class with the conn if I liked, and the situation seemed to call […]

Star Trek: The Rift

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

{4.5/5} “Every single star was an invitation, a personal invitation to him, James T. Kirk. And it would be the height of rudeness to refuse such an unselfish, unqualified invitation. And so he had spent his life accepting those invitations, one after the other.” Star Trek: The Rift by Peter David, published in 1991 Captain […]

Head On

Posted on June 2nd, 2019 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “The reason Hilketa is so popular is that the players score points through simulated decapitation, and go after each other with melee weapons. It’s team gladiatorial combat, on a football field, with a nerdy scoring system. It’s all the violence every other team sport wishes it could have, but can’t, because people would actually […]