The first season of Star Trek: TOS is in the can, and it has been a wild roller coaster ride. I’ve reviewed each episode in this project, so I’m not going to rehash individual episode plots here. I’m just going to take a moment to compare this season to all the other seasons of […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: a review"
Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “Operation – Annihilate!” On this date in history: The Turtles’ “Happy Together” was knocked out of the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 by “Something Stupid,” by Frank […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.29 “Operation – Annihilate!” – (Original air date: Thursday, April 13, 1967)"
This is a review of the two-part TNG series finale. A review of the entire seventh season will follow shortly. In these episodes, Jean-Luc Picard—who will always be the heart of the series—finds himself hopping back-and-forth in time. There are three distinct timelines. There is the present-day timeline; there’s a future timeline, around twenty-five years […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Next Generation: Episodes 7.25 & 7.26—”All Good Things . . .”"
I awaited the premiere of Mayans MC with anticipation because I was a huge fan of Kurt Sutter’s Sons of Anarchy. I also enjoyed his work on The Shield. I looked forward to The Bastard Executioner for the same reasons, and it lasted only a season. Since Mayans was a return to that outlaw […]Read more "Mayans M.C.: Season One — a review"
Having recently taken the 15-Minute Force project as far as Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi, with at least a year before the final installment of the sequel trilogy, I’ve decided that it’s time for me to rank the movies in a post. Since I haven’t seen Solo yet, it’s not considered for this project. […]Read more "Star Wars Movies (so far) Ranked"
Let me tell you how I got to Riverdale. It wasn’t a direct route, although in hindsight it does seem like a place I was destined to go, even if I really didn’t want to. For starters, I have a long history with the citizens of Riverdale. I’ve not hidden the fact that I was […]Read more "Riverdale: Season One — a review"
02:00:01 – End This is it, the final chapter of The Last Jedi Edition of the 15-Minute Force. Incidentally, it’ll be the last edition of the 15-Minute Force for a long while. Our in-depth dissection and discussion about Star Wars will be going on hiatus for a bit, at least until after the final installment […]Read more "Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Nine: The Battle of Crait (Or: The Rebirth of the Rebellion)"