Star Trek: Discovery, S2.6: “The Sounds of Thunder” truly reverberate…

The latest Star Trek: Discovery, “The Sounds Of Thunder” manages to elegantly and seamlessly integrate the ongoing story of a main character (the evolution of Doug Jones’ “Commander Saru”) with season 2’s main arc (the pursuit of Spock and the mysterious ‘red angels’). I’ve had a few difficulties with this season to date (it’s been…

Discovery Short Treks, 3 of 4: “The Brightest Star”…

After fighting with my CBS-All Access streaming service for about 40 minutes, I was finally able to stream the latest Star Trek: Discovery “Short Trek” through my iPhone and later onto my 21” computer monitor.   Attempts to watch it on my living room TV via my Roku ended in many strangled curse words and…

San Diego Comic Con 2018, Day 2 Megapost…

San Diego Comic Con, Day 2 (technically Day 3, if you include Wednesday’s Preview Night) is almost at a close.  My plate wasn’t too full today.  Comic Con is made a little easier when you stop spending the entire day trying to get into Hall H and Ballroom 20 events, as I’ve done long ago.  No…

Sci-fi and diversity do well at the 90th Annual Academy Awards…

First, I want to say upfront that I’m not big on the idea of pitting art (and artists) against each other in competition.   Personally, I am one of the least competitive people on Planet Earth.  The Academy Awards ceremonies in particular bring to mind the apples and oranges analogy:  Is “2001: A Space Odyssey” any…

“Star Trek: Discovery” trailer released

Here is the much-anticipated trailer for the new, CBS-All Access (CBSAA) subscription-only/streaming series: ^  Okay, now that we’ve got that out of the way, this is my take on it, for whatever it’s worth… In short, the trailer tells us that this is (like ENTERPRISE) another Star Trek prequel; this one takes place only 10…