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Deadpool 2

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I love the decor, though. I had no idea hopeless was a colour.” Deadpool 2, released in 2018 Deadpool goes around the world killing bad guys. When he gets back home, some of the bad guys have followed him — and they kill Vanessa. In despair, Colossus comes to rescue him and take him […]

Ancestor’s World: A Novel of StarBridge

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{4.5/5} “The contracts Nordlund had signed with the Na-Dina promised enough hydroelectric power to double their world’s energy production.. That wold make possible more factories, more mills. Soon the Na-Dina would be able to build all the wonders the Infidels used so casually, and then the People would have no more need for the off-worlders.” […]

StarBridge 5: Silent Songs

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{4.5/5} “To the herd, the world consisted of warm water, easy travel, and good food. Through them, Jib had seen their River, traveled their ocean, tasted a hundred water plants, and and drunk the rich cream-laden milk of Taniwha’s mother. He’d wallowed in so many mental flavors, he had to be reminded to eat real […]

StarBridge 4: Serpent’s Gift

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{4.5/5} “‘I argued for her admission,’ Rob confessed, ‘because I was worried that if she didn’t find something challenging to do with her skills, this girl would get herself into serious trouble.’” StarBridge 4: Serpent’s Gift by A. C. Crispin with Deborah A. Marshall, published in 1992 The asteroid that StarBridge Academy is on was […]

StarBridge 3: Shadow World

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{4.5/5} “Interrelators study the laws, social customs, mores, taboos — all facets of the culture and the forces that shaped it. An interrelator’s goal is to be prepared to live on an alien world, as part of the diplomatic team. They learn to truly understand the point of view, the mind-set of another species.” StarBridge […]

StarBridge 2: Silent Dances

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{4.5/5} “Had he done the right thing in befriending the humans? Yes. He held in his feathered fingers proof that the humans were not just beings who could communicate, but rather fully intelligent people — the humans were capable of art.” StarBridge 2: Silent Dances by A. C. Crsipin & Kathleen O’Malley, published in 1990 […]

Lost in Space (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “Just like bumper cars… where everybody dies.” Lost in Space season 1, aired in 2018 The Robinsons are on their way to a colony world when something happens and they have to abandon the Resolute. Their small Jupiter ship makes it to a planet where they find a robot whose ship crashed at the […]


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{4.5/5} “Bringing young people of different species together, so that they may learn one another’s languages and customs, would be the best way to ensure understanding and communication in the future.” StarBridge by A. C. Crispin, published in 1989 Mahree is aboard a ship that detects a signal that turns out to be artificial in […]

Isle of Dogs

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{4.5/5} “A tidal wave of anti-dog hysteria has crippled our moral judgement.” Isle of Dogs, released in 2018 In the future an outbreak of dog flu causes the mayor of Megasaki to exile all dogs to Trash Island. Atari, the mayor’s ward, arrives on the island looking for his dog Spots. A group of dogs […]

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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{4.5/5} “Do you remember the first time you saw a dinosaur? First time you see them, it’s like… a miracle. You read about them in books, you see the bones in museums but you don’t really… believe it. They’re like myths. And then you see… the first one alive.” Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, released in […]