Movies that don’t tell a story

Posted on May 31st, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

I’ve watched at least 3 movies that don’t tell a story — you basically have to make up your own. There are people who like these movies, but to me that’s completely baffling. For other types of movies where I disagree with other people on how good they are, I can understand how our sense […]

Enemy

Posted on May 30th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{2.5/5} “Did you have a good day at school?” Enemy, released in 2012 Adam is a history professor. When he sees someone in a movie who looks just like him, he becomes obsessed with him. He tracks Anthony down and calls him, asking to meet — Anthony agrees. Meanwhile, Anthony’s pregnant wife Helen is very […]

Friends: The Reunion

Posted on May 29th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{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 […]

Legacies

Posted on May 27th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘I want to stop feeling evil,’ Thovalt said. ‘That is our legacy, the taint of evil, of being part of a terrible, terrible wrong. We are all stained by it. You have built a little Burdania and try to pretend it is the world, and maybe most of you can, and if you can, […]

The Gaslight Dogs

Posted on May 19th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘Sometimes,’ Sjenn said, ‘the Dog must kill.’ It was the thing that had brought her here to this Kabliw world. It was the anger that had proven to be shallow soil in their conversation, anger that now seemed distant on the Land, unmarked even by the stones of memory. The captain now understood what […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 2)

Posted on May 18th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  2 Comments »

{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 […]

The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway

Posted on May 16th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “What I took mostly from these events was what I tried to tell Seven of Nine later, that a single act of compassion can transform us. Having met Tret Rekheny, however briefly, it was not so easy, in future, for me to think of all Cardassians as cruel, as murderous, as vicious. Some of […]

Love, Death & Robots (season 2)

Posted on May 15th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “If your vacu bot has decided to purge your house of all living things, press 3… To end purge mode, you will need to access the Options menu.” Love, Death & Robots season 2, aired in 2021 In “Pop Squad” humans now live forever and having children is illegal — Detective Briggs eliminates the […]

Red Moon

Posted on May 13th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Spinning slowly around, trusting I can recover my balance if I lose it, or just get back up, I see the hills look odd too. Not tectonic action, nor rain, nor riverbeds, nor glaciers, nor wind shaped these hills. They are uncanny. You can see something is different here, and it’s hard not to […]

Made for Love (season 1)

Posted on May 11th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{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 […]