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  • Star Trek: Picard End-of-Season Review

    Red alert! Shields up! Spoilers inbound! Last week, Star Trek: Picard came to strange and surprising end as Jean-Luc and his motley crew saved the galaxy and, much more interestingly, exorcised their own personal demons. At least, I think that’s what was happening. It’s been a bizarre season of...
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 1)

    Nausicaä of the Valley of The Wind & Castle In The Sky.   The first two films from the iconic team of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki – released in 1984 and 1986 respectively – lived up to the billing. In popular culture both Ghibli and Miyazaki have a...
  • Ranking Every Star Wars Opening Shot

    Everyone knows the now iconic opening to the Star Wars movies, with John Williams’ incredible score accompanying three paragraphs of crawling text designed to set up the following couple of hours of space-set action and adventure. Watching the films constantly since a young age, these crawls are seared into...
  • Should The Outsider Get a Second Season?

    HBO’s The Outsider, based on Stephen King’s novel, concluded its 10-episode run last week in an unexpected fashion. With it being adapted from a single novel and the final episode adapting the closing chapters of the book, it seemed safe to say that The Outsider was a miniseries, a...
  • Why the Umbara Arc is the Peak of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    With the glorious and unexpected return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars for a seventh and final season, over the past few months I’ve been rewatching the excellent animated series that fleshed out and radically improved the prequel era of storytelling. It’s taken me back to when I first...
  • The Potential of Star Wars: The High Republic

    With ‘The Skywalker Saga’ concluded (for the third time), the future of Star Wars on the big screen is a mystery. After a short break, the galaxy far, far away is set to return to the big screen with some unknown tale in December of 2022 but the films...
  • Star Trek: Picard Midseason Review

    Time, the fire in which we burn, has flown by and we’re now halfway through the first season of Star Trek: Picard. The series offers our first glimpse at Jean-Luc – or JL – since the TNG movies came to an underwhelming end with Star Trek: Nemesis 18 years...
  • My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Review

    Screener copy was Made Available for this Spoiler Free Review Sitting down to write this review, looking at my list of notes, I’m still in awe of what I have just witnessed. Logic would dictate you would start at the beginning but before I do this is a message...
  • The MCU has a Nick Fury Problem

    Nick Fury used to be a man with a purpose. Starting way back with his first brief appearance over a decade ago at the end of Iron Man, Fury’s goal was to bring superheroes together to form the Avengers. 4 years later he succeeded and, well, he’s not done...