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Star Trek: Voyager (season 7)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Two crews, Maquis and Starfleet, are going to become one, and they’ll make as big a mark on the Delta Quadrant as it’ll make on them, by protecting people like the Ocampans, curing diseases, encouraging peace. Children like Naomi and Icheb are going to grow up on this ship and call it home. And […]

The Doors of Eden

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “There were places you did not go casually that could transform you or vanish you away. There were valleys where monsters might brush your elbow, from the other side of a divide incomprehensible to the human mind. There were clawed tracks that led off in directions they had no name for, into impossible distances […]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds III

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “When the bad memories rear up, I check to see if they have any relevance to my present circumstances. If they do, I learn whatever lesson they have to teach me. If they don’t, I summon happy thoughts and overwhelm the sadness, drowning my sorrows in joy.” (from “Dorian’s Diary”) Star Trek: Strange New […]

Star Trek: Voyager (season 6)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Keep a docking bay open for us.” — Captain Janeway, to Admiral Paris on Earth Star Trek: Voyager season 6, aired in 1999-2000 When the Doctor starts daydreaming, he imagines that he becomes the Emergency Command Hologram when Janeway becomes incapacitated. Back on Earth, Reg Barclay has become obsessed with finding a way to […]

The Sixth Sense

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “They don’t have meetings about rainbows.” The Sixth Sense, released in 1999 Dr. Malcolm Crowe is a child psychologist who is trying to help a kid named Cole Spear. He’s had outbursts at school, he says he’s a “freak,” and he passes out after being locked in a closet. Malcolm gains Cole’s trust and […]

Seraphim Falls

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{5/5} “‘What do you want?’ ‘I’d have thought that was obvious seein’ as I’ve been shootin’ at ya.’” Seraphim Falls, released in 2006 In 1868 five men on a horse are chasing one man on a horse. One of the five shoots the man in the arm, and then he’s on the run on foot. […]

Bird Box

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Coulda been your babysitter.” Bird Box, released in 2018 Mallory and 2 children she calls “Girl” and “Boy” are going for a long trip down a river. She tells them in very strong terms that they must keep their blindfolds on. She puts her own blindfold on, and counts the steps to the boat. […]

It Had to Be You

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “‘I think you’re a 10… Why, what do you think I am?’ ‘I think we just grade differently.’” It Had to Be You, released in 2015 Sonia finds out that Chris is going to propose, and she freaks out. She loves him, but she just isn’t sure she’s ready for marriage. Although 2 of […]

Lent

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “On Maundy Thursday he washed the feet of all his brothers and all the poor who crowded into the pilgrim hall for bread. He has been out and about through the four quarters of Florence, learning the narrows mazes of the streets, giving comfort to the sick and dying with his own hands, whoever […]

Star Trek: Discovery (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “You had me at ‘unsanctioned mission.’” — Philippa Georgiou Star Trek: Discovery season 3, aired in 2020 Burnham arrives 930 years in the future, and immediately runs into Book, a courier. He reveals that the Federation is gone, having fallen after a tragedy called the Burn. Discovery finally arrives as well, but it crashes […]