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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 […]

Smallfoot

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{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.’” […]

Okja

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{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

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{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 […]

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

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{4/5} “We’ve got a nervous slinky.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, released in 2007 Mr. Magorium has lived for over 200 years and it’s time for him to go. He’s leaving his magic toy store to his store manager, Mahoney. But Mahoney wants to be a musician. To get things in order for the transfer, Mr. […]

The Stars Are Legion

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{4/5} “Soon, what is left of the world will be a soupy ruin, and Anat will send me or one of her daughters out here with an army to salvage it and feed it into the great mouth of the recycling monsters on Katazyrna, until Katazyrna is healthy again. But only for a time… Because […]

Anon

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of music

{4/5} “What’s the world coming to when our murderers won’t tell us who they are?” Anon, released in 2018 What everyone sees all the time is stored in computers, so crime is extremely rare. When a man is killed with a bullet between the eyes, Sal goes to investigate. He finds that the killer hacked […]

I Kill Giants

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{4/5} “Frost giants have hair of living ice, and use human kidney as a garnish when they eat reindeer.” I Kill Giants, released in 2017 Barbara is a kid who keeps to herself. At home her sister looks after her and her brother. At school she has no interest in talking to the counsellor. And […]

Annihilation

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{4/5} “Something here is making giant waves in the gene pool.” Annihilation, released in 2018 Lena is a professor of medicine. She thought her husband, who was in the military, was dead but he returns after a year. He behaves oddly and she eventually finds out he’s the only one who survived entering a mysterious […]