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Star Trek (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4/5} “After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” Star Trek season 2, aired in 1967-68 When Spock returns to Vulcan to marry his fiancĂ©e things don’t go according to plan — he ends up fighting […]

The Da Vinci Code

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “People rarely notice things right in front of their eyes, don’t you find?” The Da Vinci Code, released in 2006 Robert Langdon is a symbologist giving a lecture in Paris. He’s called to the Louvre where a murder has taken place. The man who was murdered left a cryptic message in his own blood […]

Star Trek: New Visions

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “The freedom to be who we are. To express our humanity, each in our own unique way! This is what our Federation of Planets believes.” Star Trek: New Visions (8 volumes), written & photomontaged by John Byrne, published in 2013-19 When the Enterprise receives a signal from Delta Vega, Captain Kirk knows that his […]


Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “You know, eventually you’re going to have to trust me.” Prospect, released in 2018 Damon and his teenage daughter Cee have been in space for years. When their ship experiences trouble and they land unexpectedly, Damon locates a gem that other prospectors have carelessly left behind. Cee thinks they should cash in and leave […]

Bad Times at the El Royale

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “The Lord wants you to tell me where the film is.” Bad Times at the El Royale, released in 2018 A man hides something underneath the floorboards of a hotel room, and is then shot. Ten years later a vacuum salesman, a priest, a hooker, and a hippie arrive at the hotel. None of […]

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “Do people assume all your problems got solved because a big strong man showed up?” Ralph Breaks the Internet, released in 2018 Vanellope has been a racer every day of her life. When her game gets unplugged she doesn’t know what she’s going to do. Her friend Ralph thinks it’s great — she can […]


Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “A life that’s full of wonder is a wonderful life.” Smallfoot, released in 2018 The yeti live happily on top of the mountain. Until Migo runs into a smallfoot. He tells everyone in the village but the Stonekeeper banishes him because according to the stones the smallfoot don’t exist. Migo then runs into a […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — Last Full Measure

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “Even as he grinned in triumph at having broken through at least some of the barriers that lay between him and Chang, shadowy thoughts began creeping into the back of Mayweather’s mind. Once again, he couldn’t help but wonder whether Sub-Commander T-Pol would really consider the coming mission to be ‘appropriate, prudent, and logical.’” […]


Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “I admire your conviction, Silver, but your pallid complexion concerns me.” Okja, released in 2017 Mija and her superpig Okja have been inseparable for the last 10 years. Now Mirando, the company that genetically engineered superpigs, is taking Okja back. The whole point of superpigs, according to Mirando, is for them to be food […]

Next Gen

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “What a team we make. A broken robot and a broken little girl.” Next Gen, released in 2018 Mai is a teenager who is always angry. Her mom pays more attention to her robot than to her, and her dad is gone. She comes across a robot that’s different than others — it seems […]