Star Trek: Insurrection

Posted on May 16th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Do you remember when we used to be explorers?” Star Trek: Insurrection, released in 1998 Data has been part of a Starfleet mission on the planet of the Ba’ku. But Admiral Dougherty contacts the Enterprise-E asking for Data’s specifications, because Data has gone rogue and fired on his comrades. Dougherty tells Captain Picard not […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation — Crossover

Posted on May 15th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Pausing dramatically, the governor waited for a response from the crowd — the sort of approval that greeted him earlier in the proceedings. But this time, silence was his only answer. And in that silence, Spock believed he saw the eventual end of the Romulan Empire.” Star Trek: The Next Generation — Crossover by […]

Star Trek: First Contact

Posted on May 15th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “You broke your little ships.” Star Trek: First Contact, released in 1996 The Borg have returned to Federation space, and this time they travel into the past in order to assimilate Earth. Captain Picard and the Enterprise-E follow them to the past, where they encounter Zephram Cochrane. Cochrane is the first person to fly […]

Star Trek: Generations

Posted on May 14th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘I hate this! It is revolting!’ ‘More?’ ‘Please.’” — Data & Guinan Star Trek: Generations, released in 1994 Captain James T. Kirk is lost and presumed dead during the maiden voyage of the Enterprise-B. But in reality he was swept up in the nexus. Seventy-eight years later Dr. Tolian Soran will do anything to […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation (season 7)

Posted on May 13th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “It is a cellular peptide cake, with mint frosting.” Star Trek: The Next Generation season 7, aired in 1993-94 Captain Picard is declared dead when he’s seen being vaporized in a bar — Riker vows to find out what happened, leading him to mercenaries after an ancient Vulcan weapon. When Lwaxana Troi falls unconscious, […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation — Imzadi

Posted on May 10th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘Saying things like “I think it’s clouding up” was always a good way to ease yourself into talking about something a bit more uncomfortable.’ Guinan inclined her head slightly toward the viewport. ‘But look at that. Not much to say, is there? “Hmm… looks like a vacuum today. And they predict more of the […]

The Boxtrolls

Posted on May 9th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘Ever wonder what they’re thinking about, Mr. Trout?’ ‘I imagine they’re reevaluating their life choices.’” The Boxtrolls, released in 2014 The boxtrolls come out at night to steal little things from the humans that they find interesting. And once they stole a toddler — Eggs has been raised by the boxtrolls and doesn’t even […]

Shorefall

Posted on May 9th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Humankind is most innovative at turning innovation to the cruelest ends. Power alters the soul far more than any innovation I could imagine, even at the height of my privileges… Eventually I came to realize, Sancia — you can’t make laws or policies or dictums to constrain this impulse… You must overwrite all the […]

Battlestar Galactica

Posted on May 4th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “So say we all.” Battlestar Galactica, aired in 2003 The Cylons haven’t been seen in 40 years, but now they’re back. They start by blowing up the station the humans built to function as a place for humans and Cylons to meet. Meanwhile, the Galactica under Commander Adama is an old ship that’s about […]

The Willoughbys

Posted on May 2nd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “I love the smell of fresh yarn in the morning.” The Willoughbys, released in 2020 The Willoughbys have a proud family history but the current family to hold the name has a problem. The parents, although wildly in love with each other, don’t really care for their children. So Tim, Jane, and the twins […]