Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Two: Everything That Crashes Must Converge (Or: Apologies to Flannery O’Connor)

00:15:01 – 00:30:00 It’s not often that those of us who work here at 15-Minute Force studios (chained to our desks and fed a steady diet of protein bars and Red Bull) get to make Flannery O’Connor references. If the title of this chapter was too opaque, it is an homage to Everything That Rises […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.13 “The Conscience of the King” – (Original air date: Thursday, December 8, 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 “The Conscience of the King.” On this day in history, the US and the USSR signed a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space. They were probably […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter One: Introducing Luke Skywalker as This Movie’s Maguffin (Or: Let’s Meet Some New Players in an Old Galaxy)

00:00:00 – 00:15:00 I am thrilled to be moving on, finally, to the current Star Wars era of movies. I guess I did that already, sort of, with Rogue One: a Star Wars story, but that was a standalone, without an opening crawl or traditional Star Wars screen wipes. I liked the movie, but now, […]

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