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Toy Story

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I don’t believe that man’s ever been to medical school.” Toy Story, released in 1995 Woody is a toy who belongs to Andy. When no humans are around, he comes alive along with his fellow toys. On Andy’s birthday he gets a Buzz Lightyear. This makes Woody concerned that Andy will play with his […]

Non-Stop

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{5/5} “Are you bribing me?” Non-Stop, released in 2014 Bill is an air marshal who has never gotten used to taking off in a plane. A flight to London seems normal until he gets a text, from a passenger who says they’re going to kill someone in 20 minutes unless he manages to put $150 […]

Fan films

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Hold on to your bricks.” Aside from a few Star Trek fan films like Star Trek Continues and Star Trek: Aurora, the only other fan films I’ve seen are the recent Alien 40th anniversary fan films. But this list from WhatCulture encouraged me to check some out. To start thing off, here’s The Hunt […]

I Am Mother

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{5/5} “If I wanted you dead, all I’d have to do is leave.” I Am Mother, released in 2019 A teenage girl has been raised all her life by a robot she calls “mother.” They live in a bunker with all the amenities — but she can’t go outside because of the contamination. Mother says […]

How to Train Your Dragon 2

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{5/5} “So, what should we name it? … Itchy Armpit it is.” — Hiccup with Toothless, naming a new island How to Train Your Dragon 2, released in 2014 In Berk, everyone is excited about dragon racing, which Astrid and her friends are engaged in. Except for Hiccup, who’s off discovering new islands. He runs […]

The Lego Movie

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{5/5} “‘It’s a highly sophisticated interlocking brick system.’” The Lego Movie, released in 2014 Emmett is a regular guy. He likes to be a part of a team, he likes following instructions, and he likes to watch the show “Where Are My Pants?” When he accidentally stumbles into a deep hole at a construction site […]

Avengers: Endgame

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{5/5} “Everyone fails at who they’re supposed to be, Thor. The measure of a person, of a hero, is how well they succeed at being who they are.” Avengers: Endgame, released in 2019 The remaining Avengers have agreed that they will find Thanos and use the Infinity Stones to bring back the people that Thanos […]

Star Trek: The Star to Every Wandering

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “He had loved Edith as he had loved no other woman, either before or after. For the most part, he had found fulfillment each day that he’d been able to step onto the bridge of the Enterprise or the Enterprise-A as its commanding officer, and he still felt that there had been something special […]

Star Trek: Crucible — The Fire and the Rose

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{5/5} “‘Edith,’ Jim whispered. Spock felt as though he’d been stabbed. All of the emotions he’d been experiencing in recent days, and all the way back to his second encounter with the Guardian, even back to his first encounter, came charging back. He could focus on only one thought: What have I done?” Star Trek: […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 12)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I don’t do anything for a stupid reason. Except, perhaps, Talk Like a Pirate Day, and I’d argue that’s more whimsical than stupid.” The Big Bang Theory season 12, aired in 2018-19 Sheldon and Amy start their honeymoon off right — at Legoland. Raj gets invited to talk about a meteor shower on the […]