Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Eight: The Sith Hits the Fan

  01:45:01 – 02:00:00 In the orange glow of the planet Mustafar, Anakin Skywalker tells Padme Amidala, “I am more powerful than the chancellor. I—I can overthrow him.” Padme, his pregnant bride, takes a step back from her husband. “And together,” Anakin continues, “you and I can rule the galaxy. Make things the way we […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Next Generation: Episode 3.15 “Yesterday’s Enterprise”

  “Yesterday’s Enterprise” is a TNG third season episode that deserves honorable mention. It is the first episode of that series that I rated as high as 4-stars (out of 5) since Season 2’s “The Measure of a Man,” which earned all 5 stars from me. On my personal rating scale, 4 stars means “very […]

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Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Seven: Search Your Feelings, and If That Doesn’t Work, Just Ask His Old Lady.

1:30:01 – 1:45:00 It occurs to me that I’ve been talking about clones the way people have characterized German Shepherds and adopted kids. Don’t ever trust them because they will turn on you. I apologize if you were offended by this because you are adopted. Or a German Shepherd. As we begin Chapter 7 of […]

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Dreams with Sharp Teeth: a documentary review (with additional commentary about Harlan Ellison)

I watched the documentary Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2008) way back in 2010, and even wrote a review of it that I posted on Netflix. I’m going to repeat that review in its entirety here, but then will elaborate further on the man and author, and my own personal experience with his work. Without further […]

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Series I Plan to Watch. Someday.

Let’s say it again: Happiness is having something to look forward to. If you insist that ending a sentence with a preposition is a cardinal sin (is this a sin committed by a cardinal? But, I digress—), then my personal happiness mantra could be written thusly: “Happiness is having something to which you are looking […]

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