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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Do you remember the first time you saw a dinosaur? First time you see them, it’s like… a miracle. You read about them in books, you see the bones in museums but you don’t really… believe it. They’re like myths. And then you see… the first one alive.” Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, released in […]

Pscyhohistorical Crisis

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “A good psychohistorian was as much a composer as he was a seer. Rigid musicians made bad music. Could Nejirt tell the difference between the traditions that actually buttressed the foundations of society and the thousands of trivial traditions, mere baroque decorations?” Pscyhohistorical Crisis by Donald Kingsbury, published in 2001 Eron Osa used to […]

Starlings

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “The first thing she’d struggled for was saving to buy more memory, but whether that had been a self-aware struggle or a pre-aware struggle or a zombie struggle or just an unexpected kink in her programming, she didn’t know. The ability to think, to want things, was something her owners would have seen as […]

Incredibles 2

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Is she having adolescence?” Incredibles 2, released in 2018 Superheroes have been illegal for a while now, but rich siblings Winston and Evelyn have a plan to bring them back. They decide their best bet is to start with Elastigirl, sending her out on missions to get some good publicity and change people’s minds. […]

Micmacs

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “She’s got a short fuse but she’ll bend over backwards for us.” Micmacs, released in 2009 Bazil got shot in the head by a stray bullet, and lost his job while he was recovering. He ends up falling in with a small group of people who collect junk and fix it. When he finds […]

Supergirl (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “I know how hard it is when everything we know to be true changes. But sometimes all we can do is just accept the way things are, and make the best of that.” Supergirl season 3, aired in 2017-18 With Mon-El gone, Kara throws herself into her role as Supergirl and quits her job […]

Star Trek: Discovery — Fear Itself

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “The simulation helped to keep Saru focused and, more importantly, it was a constant reminder of the singular truth that he believed above all others — the universe was an inherently dangerous place, which would kill the unwary and the unprepared in a heartbeat.” Star Trek: Discovery — Fear Itself by James Swallow, published […]

The Crossing (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “If you tell the truth about where we’re from, we will become a commodity. There are many wonderful things about this time but it isn’t without dangers, and we have to be very careful. No one can know the truth.” The Crossing season 1, aired in 2018 A small town sheriff finds a bunch […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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{4.5/5} “Everything you heard about me is true.” Solo: A Star Wars Story, released in 2018 Han Solo escapes from Corellia by falling in with some smugglers. They run into some trouble completing their job, and the boss demands that they take someone along on the next job — Qi’ra, the woman Han left behind. […]

Star Trek: The Lost Years

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “What if I made you an admiral without chaining you to that desk? If I made you a special envoy, put you in Admiral Ciana’s department as a troubleshooter? If it’s excitement you want, we could have you warping all over the galaxy again.” Star Trek: The Lost Years by J. M. Dillard, published […]