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“There Is A Tide…” Of Change Of “Star Trek: Discovery”

“There is a Tide…” brings “Star Trek: Discovery” to the underlying point of the season. There are essentially two factions in the universe. The United Federation of Planets; not what it used to be but still trying to hold to its principles, even if it’s left some members behind. And the Emerald Chain, an almost […]

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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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“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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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow With The Finale Of Star Trek Discovery

The second season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has come to a close, and any arguments that the show doesn’t line up with established canon are now irrelevant, for better or worse.  The characters we have come to know and love have departed to make their own canon, but not without leaving a backdoor to continue exploring […]

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Project Daedalus Gives Discovery More Questions But Few Answers

The death a series regular can be a difficult thing to handle in a script.  Throw in the idea that the character has virtually no backstory and may be under the control of a shadow government, and, well, the task doesn’t get any easier.  ‘Project Daedalus’ handles the departure of Airiam gracefully, giving us just enough […]

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Star Trek Discovery Honors The Saints Of Imperfection

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has been a bit of a mixed bag thus far this season.  Maybe it’s because, as a long time fan, I am eager for the introduction of Spock and therefore disappointed when another episode goes by and still no return.  I think it’s a bit more than that, however.  A good plot […]

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Star Trek Discovery Review – “An Obol For Charon”

There is a lot in ‘An Obol for Charon’ to like if you are a fan of Classic Trek.  The plot and even the pacing at times feel like it could be an episode of ‘The Original Series’ or ‘The Next Generation’.  If you were looking for developments in the ongoing plot of this season you might leave […]

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A Point Of Light Reveals The Dark Places We Find The Discovery Crew In

The tone this season on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has generally been a lot lighter and brighter than last season, but that doesn’t mean that the characters are in their best places.  ‘Point of Light’ explores a bit of where some of the characters are and it turns out none of them are in the best of shape.  […]

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Discovery Questions The Cost Of New Eden In a season that so far promises to examine faith and spirituality, ‘‘New Eden’ takes a surprisingly light hand to the effects of science versus religion.  It’s not an unwelcome hand though, with the outcoming message being that there can be room for both in the universe.  It is […]

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CBS All Access has released a ‘What to expect from season 2′ video for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’.  It looks like we’ll see the series get even more cinematic than it was last season.  There are also quite a few new scenes not shown in existing trailers, so there is a little Christmas bonus for fans.  ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ […]

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