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Star Trek Continues ”Pilgrim of Eternity” - Detailed Analysis& Review

Star Trek Continues ”Pilgrim of Eternity” - Detailed Analysis& Review

September 19, 2022

Star Trek Continues is a fan-made Star Trek series of professional quality. We begin a new series talking about this incredible show with the pilot episode "Pilgrim of Eternity" Star Trek Continues does exactly what the name suggests, it continues TOS giving us a mythical 4th season, filling in the gap between Star Trek and Star Trek The Motion Picture. In "Pilgrim of Eternity" Michael Forest returns in the role of Apollo, the god-like alien that first appeared in the TOS episode "Who Mourns for Adonais".

 

Watch the episode I'm discussing at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3G-ziTBAkbQ&t=423s

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The Dark Knight Rises - Detailed Analysis & Review

The Dark Knight Rises - Detailed Analysis & Review

September 5, 2022

We've come to the end of our analysis of the Dark Knight Trilogy with The Dark Knight Rises. Can this one live up to the awesomeness that the previous two movies were? Where does this movie work and where does it not? Let's dig in and talk about how this trilogy ends.

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The Dark Knight - Detailed Analysis & Review

The Dark Knight - Detailed Analysis & Review

August 22, 2022

The Dark Knight has a reputation for being one of the great superhero movies, and it is completely deserved. Revisiting this movie for the first time after my initial viewing I was blown away by the writing. This is a masterpiece of thematic story-telling. With fantastic performances, especially from Heath Ledger as The Joker. So let's see what Batman is up to this time as we discuss The Dark Knight.

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Batman Begins - Detailed Analysis  & Review

Batman Begins - Detailed Analysis & Review

August 8, 2022

Batman Begins is my favourite standalone Batman movie. It set a precedent for the kind of grounded serious superhero movie that I would love going forward. So let's dig in an talk about it. Over the next three episodes, I'll be covering the Dark Knight Trilogy, but it all begins here with Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins.

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Stargate Universe ”Gauntlet” Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Gauntlet” Detailed Analysis & Review

July 25, 2022

So here it is. My podcast on the final episode of Stargate Universe. Gauntlet. This was intended to be a season finale, but never a series finale. But with the tragic cancellation of the show after the end of season 2, there was nothing more to come. So how does this episode function as a series finale? Well, surprisingly well. At least, as a series pause. Grab a comfy chair and listen as I explain what I mean, as we delve one final time into Stargate Universe.

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Stargate Universe ”Blockade” Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Blockade” Detailed Analysis & Review

July 11, 2022

We're at the second-last episode of Stargate Universe. In today's podcast, we delve into Blockade. A surprisingly good episode that I remembered little about. While the crew gate to a planet once settled and deserted by the descendant of the Novans, Rush, Eli and Park take Destiny on an extremely risky mission to recharge the ship, with devastating consequences. These drones are not letting up. It's all going to come to a head soon.

Join me as we delve deep into Stargate Universe "Blockade"

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Stargate Universe ”Epilogue” - Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Epilogue” - Detailed Analysis & Review

June 27, 2022

We continue this two-part arc was Destiny arrives at Novus - the planet where their alternate timeline counterparts founded a new civilisation 2,000 years ago. I love this episode. In the present, we get to see our heroes digging through the ruins of their descendant's civilisation like archeologists, and in the past, we watch as our heroes slowly form a new society. It's all good stuff. So let's dig in to Stargate Universe "Epilogue".

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Stargate Universe ”Common Descent” - Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Common Descent” - Detailed Analysis & Review

June 13, 2022

This episode begins a two-part arc that may just be my favourite plotline in Stargate Universe. Running from the drone ships, Destiny finds a planet populated by a settlement of humans. These humans claim to be the descendants of the crew of Destiny, their civilisation founded 2,000 years ago.

This episode covers a lot of ground and has a very interesting structure.

Let's dig into Stargate Universe "Common Ground."

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BONUS EPISODE - Lost Bits by Kerry Nietz (Book Review)

BONUS EPISODE - Lost Bits by Kerry Nietz (Book Review)

June 10, 2022

Today I'm reviewing Lost Bits, a science fiction novel by Kerry Nietz. This book follows K404 a robot who wakes up in the middle of a junkyard with no memory of how he got there. As he explores his world, he collects a tribe of other robots. Two things really drove me through this book - the fantastic interplay between the characters and the mystery of what has happened to the world. Highly recommended for fans of robot fiction and buddy drama.

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Stargate Universe ”The Hunt” Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”The Hunt” Detailed Analysis & Review

May 30, 2022

In a slightly more standalone episode of Stargate Universe, we go hunting for an alien creature that has taken two Destiny crewmembers. Varro and his Lucian Alliance people want to join, as they have much more experience with this, but can they be trusted? And what's going on with Greer?

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Stargate Universe ”Seizure” Detailed Analysis& Review

Stargate Universe ”Seizure” Detailed Analysis& Review

May 16, 2022

Who doesn't love a good crossover? In this episode, we get to see not one, but two beloved characters from Stargate Atlantis (both of whom got their start on Stargate SG-1). Richard Woolsey and Dr. Rodney Mackay assist the crew of Destiny in their attempt to convince the Langaran government to let them dial Destiny from their planet. The only thing missing is Jonas Quinn. But are they putting the people of Langara at risk?

While all that's going on, we also get more insight into what life is like for Perry and Ginn as disembodied data structures. Rush goes on a journey that ends in heartbreak.

I have a lot to say about both plots in the episode, so let's dig in.

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Stargate Universe ”Hope” Detailed Analysis & Design

Stargate Universe ”Hope” Detailed Analysis & Design

May 2, 2022

Today's episode of Stargate Universe delves deep into a lot of character emotions with two plots, neither of which presents great danger to the ship. Volker is facing a medical issue that could be managed on earth, but is life-threatening on Destiny. And the crew are shocked by the sudden re-appearance of a friend they thought was dead. Lots of great things to talk about in this one.

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Stargate Universe ”Alliances” Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Alliances” Detailed Analysis & Review

April 18, 2022

We've been expecting it all season, but finally, the Lucian Alliance make their move against Earth. And Camille and Greer are stuck in the middle of it. This is an exciting episode, but also a deeply character-centric episode. Let's talk about the Stargate Universe episode "Alliances".

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BONUS EPISODE - DC Universe Infinite and Mini Comic Reviews

BONUS EPISODE - DC Universe Infinite and Mini Comic Reviews

April 10, 2022

Here's a bonus episode for you. While I've been a life-long fan of DC Comics characters such as Superman and Batman, I've never really been a comic reader. But that is changing thanks to DC Universe Infinite. I talk about the service, and my experience trying to break into the complex world that is DC Comics. I also share some mini reviews of:

* Superman Secret Origin

* Superman: Last Son

* Batrman Year 1

* The Flash: Born to Run

 

Stargate Universe ”Twin Destinies” Detailed Analysis & Review

Stargate Universe ”Twin Destinies” Detailed Analysis & Review

April 4, 2022

In this fan favourite episode of Stargate Universe, Eli believes he can dial the gate back to Earth from inside a star, but Rush wants to remain behind with a team to complete Destiny's mission. But when the attempt thrusts Destiny and Rush back through time, they have to re-think their plan. Lots of drama in this one. But what did I think of it?

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