“The Man From Earth: Holocene” (2017) isn’t aging gracefully….

*****14,000 YEARS OF SPOILERS!!***** In The Beginning… After reviewing “The Man From Earth” (2007) only a week or so ago, and doing a retrospective on “One Million Years B.C.” (1966) shortly afterward, you might think I was on a caveman binge lately, but no, it wasn’t intentional. However, after reviewing “The Man From Earth”, I…

Trouble in paradise: “Star Trek: Insurrection” (1998)…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!****** “It was the best of times…” December of 1998 was not only a great time to be a Star Trek fan (two Star Trek series on the air, several movies, tons of popular toys/collectibles, etc), it was also a great time for me personally, as well. I was engaged to “she who is…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.11: “Su’kal” is a mystery wrapped in an enigma…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!***** The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s third season, “Su’kal”, is available on CBS-AA, and it is the first episode following the departure of regular cast member Michelle Yeoh. Written by Anne Coffell Saunders (“Battlestar Galactica”) and directed by Norma Bailey, “Su’kal” also unravels the mystery of the galaxy-wide calamity known as…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.10: “Terra Firma, Part 2”

****SPACETIME DOORWAY-SIZED SPOILERS!!**** The conclusion to last week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery is now available for streaming on CBS-All Access. “Terra Firma, Part 2” is written by Kalinda Vasquez, Bo Yeoh Kim, Erika Lippolt, Alan McElroy and directed by Chloe Domont. Overall, the story is a fitting sendoff to the character of Philippa Georgiou…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.5: “Die Trying” sows a few space seeds…

Written by Sean Cochran & James Duff, and directed by Maja Vrvilo, the fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s stellar third season, “Die Trying,” is now available for streaming on CBS-All Access. While the title may sound like a cheesy ‘80s action flick, this elegant entry is anything but, as the temporally-displaced starship Discovery and…

Is “Star Trek: Nemesis” (2002) all that bad? Yes it is, but…

Written by “Gladiator” scribe John Logan (who also wrote 2012’s “Skyfall”) and directed by famed editor Stuart Baird (who clearly had little-to-no feel for the material), “Star Trek: Nemesis” (2002) is one of the most derided entries of the Star Trek film canon. For this overview, I’m going to skip the traditional synopsis, and just…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.4, “Forget Me Not” explores troubles with the Trill…

The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery, “Forget Me Not” (now available for streaming on CBS-All Access) continues the winning streak we’ve seen in the previous three installments of this series’ stronger, more confident third season under new showrunner Michelle Paradise. That this previously stumbling series seems to have found its footing in year three…