retro review

“The Needs Of The Many…” Retro Review: The Wrath of Khan

The first shot of the crew sitting at their regular stations, only for a new face – Saavik – in the big chair before everyone dies isn't quite the shock now as it was in 1982. Mainly as it's all too familiar to us. By now we all know the story. Admiral Kirk comes back to his old command to inspect Spock's class of cadets as they undertake field duty while, far out in the depths of the final front...[Read More]

Sci Fi Sunday: The Matrix 20 Years Later…

Most people have had moments where they doubt their surroundings. Where they look all around them and wonder what they feel, what they experience is actually real. Or if it’s all an illusion. What would we do if we learned that everything we know was a lie. The world we knew may not be perfect, but it’s stable, reliable. Imagine being told that underneath that it was an illusion maskin...[Read More]

Retro Review: Way of the Warrior (Comms Highlights)

Whenever you ask a DS9 fan where to start, the answer is rarely from the beginning. The first seasons of the show were good, sometimes great. The foundations were laid for a darker show than the flagship adventures of the Enterprise We had Federation turncoats in the Maquis; an uneasy peace between Bajor and their former oppressors in Cardassia; there was politics and religion crossing over on all...[Read More]

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