Tag Archives: US TV

Star Trek Picard does the “Stardust City Rag”

Welcome to my latest episode by episode review of Star Trek Picard. Previous installments may be found here. This review is a bit later than usual, because I was tired and not feeling well and therefore didn’t get to watch … Continue reading

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Star Trek Picard goes forth with “Absolute Candor”

It’s time for my episode by episode review of Star Trek Picard again. Previous installments may be found here. In my review of episode 3 of Star Trek Picard, I said that it seems as if the set-up period was … Continue reading

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Star Trek Picard realises that “The End is the Beginning” and gets on a spaceship

Since it seems that I’m doing episode by episode reviews of Star Trek Picard, my previous reviews are here. I initially misread the episode title as “The End of the Beginning”, which would have been highly appropriate, because this third … Continue reading

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Star Trek Picard explores “Maps and Legends” in search of the plot

All right, so it seems I am doing episode by episode reviews of Star Trek Picard. Previous reviews (well, just one really) may be found here, by the way. Two episodes and ninety minutes in, Star Trek Picard is still … Continue reading

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A “Rememberance” of The Next Generation: Some Thoughts on Star Trek: Picard

I’m not sure, if I’m going to do episode by episode reviews of Star Trek: Picard like I did for Discovery, but the first episode of Picard, which became available on Thursday, certainly does deserve some discussion. Now Star Trek … Continue reading

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Toss a Coin to Your Witcher: Some Thoughts on The Witcher

I have to admit that initially, I wasn’t even going to watch The Witcher. For while I am cursorily familiar with the books, I have never played the videogames nor watched the Polish TV series from the early 2000s. And … Continue reading

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Lone Mandalorian and Yoda Cub: Some Thoughts on The Mandalorian

After The Rise of Skywalker review, here is the promised review of The Mandalorian, the new live action Star Wars show broadcast via Disney’s streaming service. The following was written in bits and pieces over several weeks, as I watched … Continue reading

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Time Travel, Bond Rip-offs and the Fashion for Folksy Rural Themes in the 1960s

Blogging has been light over here for the past two weeks or so, but today I am over at Galactic Journey again, where I review the post-apocalyptic novel Davy by Edgar Pangborn in a double post together with Victoria Silverwolf, … Continue reading

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And the Iron Throne Goes to…

I already offered my take on the final season of Game of Thrones and a problem I haven’t seen acknowledged (in addition to plenty of problems with the final season and the show as a whole that have been acknowledged) … Continue reading

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The Problem about “The Bells” and Game of Thrones That No One Talks About

A lot of people are angry about “The Bells”, the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, mostly with regard to the development of the character of Daenerys Targaryen. Warning: Spoilers behind the cut! Send to Kindle

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