Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

You’ve seen versions of this debate before. It’s doubtful that I offer anything new to the conversation. It’s also doubtful that this fact will keep me from offering anything, though. I am a fan of both franchises. We exist. We are out here. I know that it is not fashionable to be open-minded about competing […]

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Star Wars:The Phantom Menace (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Two: New Weesong and Bigger Fish

15:01 – 30:00 Yousa cannot bees hair. Dis army of mackineeks up dare tis new weesong. This is the first line of dialogue from the character Boss Nass. I am not fluent in Gungan but I get the gist. You cannot be here. Then something about an army of machines, maybe. You’re on your own […]

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Gotham: Season 3: a review

A vocal contingent exists out there who refuses to watch the television series Gotham or even acknowledge its existence. I am a diehard Batman fan, and I understand this point of view, to a degree. Initially, the thought of a show about Gotham City in the years before Batman makes his first appearance didn’t appeal […]

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter One: I Have a Bad Feeling About This

This post represents my deep-dive into the first fifteen minutes of The Phantom Menace, which in the Star Wars story line chronology is the first of the Star Wars movies. Why would anyone do this to himself? That’s a question I hope to be able to answer before too long. As I embark on this […]

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Veronica Mars: the movie

If you watch the movie Veronica Mars without having previously watched the three seasons of the television show, I don’t think you’ll enjoy it as much. The movie felt, to me, like another episode of the show, with all the familiar characters just a little older. Logan Echolls is the prime suspect in a murder, […]

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