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Star Trek ENT: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “These survivors were mostly silent, stifling their desultory conversations as Archer and T’Pol advanced slowly through their nearly stationary ranks… As he passed them, Archer could feel the quickly accumulating weight of their gazes falling upon his back, hard stones of summary judgement cast by an army of the unquiet dead.” Star Trek: Enterprise […]

Venom

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Apparently I have a parasite.” Venom, released in 2018 Eddie Brock was a reporter, but he made a big mistake — he lost his job, his girlfriend’s job, and his girlfriend all on the same day. He’s having trouble figuring out what to do with his life when someone from the Life Foundation tells […]

Oblivion

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Are you an effective team?” Oblivion, released in 2013 In the war with the Scavengers, humans defeated them but bombed the Earth so much they have to leave. Jack is a drone maintenance tech who goes out every day to fix drones that have failed or been attacked by remaining Scavengers. In 2 weeks […]

Star Trek: Enterprise — Kobayashi Maru

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “Despite the fact that his working relationship with T’Pol had grown more close, open, and cordial than he had ever imagined possible, there was nobody aboard Enterprise who could fill the void created by Trip’s open-ended absence. Though he knew Trip’s death was merely a ruse… it felt real enough to inspire genuine mourning.” […]

The Pretty One

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{4.5/5} “I broke my arm once, so I can relate.” The Pretty One, released in 2013 Laurel lives at home and paints with her dad. Her twin sister Audrey is a real estate agent who visits on their birthday. When the twins are in a car accident, Audrey is killed. Laurel realizes that the people […]

Star Trek ENT: The Good That Men Do

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{4.5/5} “A large, livid burn snaked down his neck, and a profusion of other wounds and smudges covered both his flesh and his torn uniform. So this is what it’s like to be dead, he thought, really trying on the idea for the first time. Funny. Doesn’t hurt as much as I thought it would.” […]

The Lost City of Z

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{4.5/5} “He’s been rather unfortunate in his choice of ancestors.” The Lost City of Z, released in 2016 Percy is a major in the army who keeps getting passed over for medals. The Royal Geographical Society gives him a chance to reclaim his family’s honour — go to South America and map the border between […]

Kim’s Convenience (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “‘How long you keep secret?’ ‘Six hour.’ ‘New record.’” — Mrs. & Mr. Kim Kim’s Convenience season 2, aired in 2017 Janet is trying to move out but her housemates keep bailing on her. Jung likes his boss Shannon but she’s got a boyfriend named Alejandro. Everybody is surprised when Mrs. Kim gets a […]

Record of a Spaceborn Few

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{4.5/5} “The constellations changed as the Asteria continued its unending orbit, but the view from this spot always felt the same. The constancy was a comfort, a reminder that whatever unpleasantness you’d just been through was only a moment, only a blink with a vast, slow splendour.” Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers, […]

Antz

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{4.5/5} “When you’re the middle child in a family of 5 million you don’t get any attention.” Antz, released in 1998 Z is a worker ant. Unlike his fellow ants, he doesn’t really like digging. He feels like there should be more to life, but he’s not sure what that could be until he meets […]