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Mission: Impossible — Fallout

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Why is he running in circles?” Mission: Impossible — Fallout, released in 2018 A group remaining from the Syndicate calling themselves “The Apostles” is planning a nuclear attack. Ethan Hunt gets his hands on the plutonium they were going to use but he saves Luther’s life instead of hanging onto it. Because the CIA […]

Star Trek: Enterprise (season 4)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “My targ won’t even recognize me.” Star Trek: Enterprise season 4, aired in 2003-04 A group of genetically engineered humans has commandeered a Klingon ship and rescued the man they think of as their father, Arik Soong. Meanwhile, when T’Pol returns to Vulcan she finds her ex-betrothed still wants to marry her. When Trip […]

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Are you OK to drive? A minute ago you were dead.” Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, released in 2015 Ethan Hunt has been pursuing a terrorist organization known as the Syndicate. But the Syndicate has discovered his identity. Meanwhile, the IMF is dissolved and the head of the CIA is after Hunt and doesn’t […]

About Time

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Don’t call too often. Your mother doesn’t like to be disturbed.” About Time, released in 2013 Tim had a relatively normal childhood, but when he turns 21 his father tells him something astonishing — the men in the family can travel through time. Tim thinks he’s joking at first but when he tries it […]

Cloud Atlas

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{5/5} “I will not be subjected to criminal abuse.” Cloud Atlas, released in 2012 In 1849 an escaped slave stows away on a boat, revealing himself to a lawyer who he believes is a good man — unbeknownst to the lawyer, his doctor is trying to kill him to get his money. In 1973 a […]

Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol

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{5/5} “‘Easy way to remember: blue is glue.’ ‘And when it’s red?’ ‘Dead.’” Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, released in 2011 An IMF team breaks Ethan Hunt out of a Russian prison, but while they’re on their next mission part of the Kremlin is destroyed and the IMF is blamed. Ghost protocol is invoked, which […]

Elementary (season 6)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “It made me realize that grudges are pointless, and that people who hold them are petty and small minded. I am neither of those things.” Elementary season 6, aired in 2018 Sherlock finds out what’s been causing his memory loss and hallucinations — he’s suffering from post-concussion syndrome. His doctor is giving him a […]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “This is the best life I could ever have possibly chosen, Captain. This is what I joined Starfleet for — to see the galaxy, to go where no one’s gone before. I’ve tasted the fruits of planets I couldn’t have even dreamed of, seen places and people no human may ever see again.” (from […]

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “I hate to pull the my-past-is-a-sad-story card, but listen: I am the end product of a few very stupid, well-intentioned people who thought it would be a great idea to redefine Humanity. It didn’t start with much. A tweak here, a splice there. But things escalated, as they always do, until it became something […]

The Humans

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{5/5} “Humans, as a rule, don’t like mad people unless they are good at painting, and only then once they are dead. But the definition of mad, on Earth, seems to be very unclear and inconsistent. What is perfectly sane in one era turns out to be insane in another.” The Humans by Matt Haig, […]