The Wheels Come Off – Review of “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” Episodes 5 & 6

Nothing lasts forever, especially in a Cyberpunk dystopia like the one found in Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. After spending the first four episodes establishing the world and setting up the crew of cyberpunks, the 5th and 6th episodes of the series begin the rapid decline of the group. The violent nature of edgerunner life cannot be … Continue reading The Wheels Come Off – Review of “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” Episodes 5 & 6

A Wise Hunter – Review of “Prey”

Source: IMDB As a child of the 1980s, I have an unabashed love for a good portion of the films released during that decade. One such film that is made up of one-part machismo and two-parts science-fiction horror is the original Predator, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Since that time, the Predator franchise has had some serious … Continue reading A Wise Hunter – Review of “Prey”

A Total Waste – Review of “Resident Evil (2022)”

Source: IMDB When I heard that Netflix was producing a live-action series for the Resident Evil franchise, my hope was that it would turn out better than the last property to come out of that franchise, the animated miniseries Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness. Sadly, Resident Evil (2022) is an unmitigated disaster with a single bright … Continue reading A Total Waste – Review of “Resident Evil (2022)”

What Is and What Yet May Be – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 10 “A Quality of Mercy”

For the season finale of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, I was not expecting a time travel episode. But, given that this is Star Trek, a time travel episode was bound to appear sooner or later. When done correctly, such as “Trials and Tribble-ations” from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine or Star Trek IV: The … Continue reading What Is and What Yet May Be – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 10 “A Quality of Mercy”

A Child’s Storybook – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 8 “The Elysian Kingdom”

When someone watches Star Trek, they expect to be transported to alien worlds and science fiction technobabble. What they do not expect is to find themselves in a medieval fantasy that looks like your average trip to a Renaissance Faire. With the eighth episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, titled “The Elysian Kingdom”, we … Continue reading A Child’s Storybook – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 8 “The Elysian Kingdom”

“Babylon 5” Season Four “No Surrender, No Retreat” – Part Four

The finale of the Shadow War came about within the first six episodes of Babylon 5’s fourth season, something unexpected for the fanbase. The main reason for that was one of practicality on the part of J. Michael Straczynski. The Prime Time Entertainment Network, which had been the home of Babylon 5 since its inception, … Continue reading “Babylon 5” Season Four “No Surrender, No Retreat” – Part Four

A Collection of Horrors – Review of “Love, Death + Robots” Volume Three

Love, Death + Robots Vol. 3 Poster Art. Source The new volume for Netflix’s Love, Death + Robots is out and it’s definitely a marked improvement over Volume 2. While not all of the animated shorts in this volume are up to snuff, the majority of them are interesting enough on their own to merit … Continue reading A Collection of Horrors – Review of “Love, Death + Robots” Volume Three

Finding One’s Place in the Universe – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Two “Children of the Comet”

A person can go through their entire life and not understand or even know what path they are supposed to be on. Some of us wander aimlessly from place to place, job to job, relationship to relationship, and never truly know where we are supposed to be, who we are supposed to be with (if … Continue reading Finding One’s Place in the Universe – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Two “Children of the Comet”

Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

One of the things I find most interesting about Star Trek: Picard is the show’s ability to introduce new elements to established characters. Episode Seven, titled “Monsters”, delves in to Jean-Luc Picard’s childhood, which has been hinted at periodically throughout the second season. With Tallinn joining him, we learn more about the primary focus of … Continue reading Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

Time Travel Shenanigans with a Heart – Review of The Adam Project

Poster Art for The Adam Project. Source Ryan Reynolds has certainly been a busy man over the last few years. With The Adam Project, his second collaboration with director Shawn Levy, we get a fun time travel yarn that wears its heart on its sleeve. Reynolds excels at these types of movies (when he isn’t … Continue reading Time Travel Shenanigans with a Heart – Review of The Adam Project