Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Six: Soap Opera in the Trees (Or: Han Solo Wants to be Your Back Door Man)

01:15:01 – 01:30:00 Since the high dive acrobatics sequence on Tatooine, at the Sarlaac Pit, the only bit of real action we’ve really had was the speederbike sequence that ended right as the last chapter began. Don’t expect things to get any more exciting in this chapter. There’s a lot of talking and soap-opera caliber […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.9 “Dagger of the Mind” – (Original air date: Thursday, November 3, 1966)

  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 “Dagger of the Mind.” Tantalus Penal Colony. A bit on-the-nose, wouldn’t you say? In Greek mythology, I believe Tantalus was being punished in Tartarus by standing in a […]

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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Five: Introducing Wicket W. Warrik, Esquire (Or: An Invitation to an Ewok Barbeque)

01:00:01 – 01:15:00 We’re still in the speederbike sequence as this chapter begins. Leia is is trading shots with one of the speederbike scouts until she falls off her bike and lands in the undergrowth. Her opponent’s victory is short-lived since he is immolated in a head-on crash with what looks like a downed tree. […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.8 “Miri” – (Original air date: Thursday, October 27, 1966)

  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 “Miri.” The U.S.S. Enterprise comes across an exact duplicate of Earth hundreds of light-years from their Earth. It has the same mass, circumference, density, atmosphere and topography. An […]

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