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Star Trek: The Amazing Stories

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “It is not possible for me to be with you today to honor my father. I am far away on a mission to promote galactic peace. My mission honors my father’s memory. Sarek and I often did not agree. Everyone knows that. And yet… he is the reason I am where I am today.” […]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds V

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{5/5} “Within the confines of the library, the cadets were polished, serious, stiff. Outside, in the fresh air, amid the profusion of color, with the soft green grass beneath them, they were seedlings reaching for the sun. With their guards down and their minds open, they were flowers ready to blossom.” (from “Efflorescence”) Star Trek: […]

Sorry to Bother You

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Stick to the script.” Sorry to Bother You, released in 2019 Cassius Green, a black man, starts a telemarketing job in order to make some much needed money. When he initially falters, an older black man gives him some advice: use his white voice. This change immediately propels him into the ranks of successful […]

Rams

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{5/5} “‘Oh, you’re gorgeous.’ ‘What’s that?’ ‘Just talkin’ to my sheep.’” Rams, released in 2020 Colin and Les haven’t spoken in 40 years. But they’re brothers and they live next door to each other. They’re both sheep farmers, and this year Les’s sheep wins the top prize at the fair. But when Colin has a […]

New Suns

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{5/5} “A country that has reached the age of wisdom would stop building monuments to the warmongers of its history, but rather erect them for its peacemakers, those who saved lives by preventing the course of events from descending into a time of sword and fire.” (from “The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations”) New Suns: Original […]

Friends: The Reunion

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Wow. This is beautiful. It’s beautiful — look at that.” — David Schwimmer’s first words on seeing the old set Friends: The Reunion, aired in 2021 Seventeen years after Friends goes off the air the 6 main cast members reunite for a special. They return to the iconic set and share memories. James Corden […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I feel like you know everything about me, Zoey. And there’s a piece of you that I can’t know. Or that you won’t let me know.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 2, aired in 2021 Zoey has been mostly keeping to her room for weeks since her father died. On her first day back to […]

Made for Love (season 1)

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{5/5} “Your plan is to put a bag over my head and put me in a trunk?” Made for Love season 1, aired in 2021 Hazel Green has been living with tech mogul Byron Gogol in the Hub for the last 10 years. When Byron wants to use her as a guinea pig for his […]

The Midnight Library

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{5/5} “The glacial landscape reminded her that she was, first and foremost, a human living on a planet. Almost everything she had done in her life, she realised — almost everything she had bought ad worked for and consumed — had taken her further away from understanding that she and all humans were really just […]

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

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{5/5} “Does it seem good that they’re counting us?” The Mitchells vs. the Machines, released in 2021 The Mitchells are a pretty average dysfunctional family. Katie has been accepted to film school, and she reassures her brother Aaron that he will be OK without her. Her dad accidentally breaks her laptop, so he attempts to […]