//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek: The Motion Picture — Chapter 1 : Seeing Eye Clouds and Failed Kolinahr Tests (Or: Easing Back Into Federation Space)

00:00:00 – 00:15:00 Hear the sound of the bosun’s pipes as you exit the turbolift and step onto the bridge of the 15-Minute Federation. We welcome you to a new project under the 15-Minute proprietary banner. This one will encompass all of the Star Trek movies, from those featuring the cast of the original series, […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.29 “Operation – Annihilate!” – (Original air date: Thursday, April 13, 1967)

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 […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Next Generation: Episodes 7.25 & 7.26—”All Good Things . . .”

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 […]

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Nine: The Battle of Crait (Or: The Rebirth of the Rebellion)

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 […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.28 “The City on the Edge of Forever” – (Original air date: Thursday, April 6, 1967)

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 City on the Edge of Forever.” The Turtles are still “Happy Together” on top of the Billboard singles chart. Two days prior to this day, on Tuesday, April […]

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