Month: November 2020

“The Siege” Could Have Been Another Chase For “The Mandalorian” Except For It’s Reveal

“The Siege” does something “The Mandalorian” hasn’t done in a while by introducing something new to the show. Those of you who have been eagerly awaiting the return of Moff Gideon need wait no further. The reveal of what the empire has been up to, though, gives the show ties to the “Star Wars” film […]

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“Scavengers” Examines The “Discovery” God Problem

“Scavengers” sheds a curious light on Michael Burnham’s dilemma. Her mixed feelings about remaining with Discovery get tested during the episode. The episode also spotlights a personality trait that may get to the heart of why some have had a hard time accepting Michael as the lead. Michael has always done what she thought to […]

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“The Mandalorian – The Passenger” Review

“The Mandalorian” has always shown it’s love of the original “Star Wars” Trilogy. That love is clearly on display in “The Passenger.” As with the first season, these new chapters are taking their time unveiling their story, though. At times you’ll wish the show would get to it. Hopefully, the producers will reward your patience as they did last year.

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“Forget Me Not” – “Star Trek: Discovery

The overall takeaway from the episode is not to be afraid to ask for help. It’s a nice touch when Detmer asks Culber for help, and the idea of ‘macho’ gets a needed gender flip. It’s also good to see Stamets begin to realize that he isn’t the lone genius – I can’t wait to see what he and Tilly will cook up

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The Mandalorian Is Back

The story isn’t so important here, but understanding the structure is. Remember the frustration last season that the show wasn’t forthcoming with details? The producers here almost seem to be telling us not to expect different this year

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“People of Earth” Long For A Home That No Longer Exists

The longing for connection to something gets explored well here. From Tilly’s reflection at the Starfleet badge wall to the tree on the old Starfleet Academy grounds, you feel the pain that jumping so far away from everything you know brings.

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