Category Archives: Science fiction

The Rise of Skywalker’s response to The Last Jedi

Two years ago I had a list of grievances with ‘The Last Jedi‘ in my review of it. Here today is how ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ responded to the things TLJ did. In bold is what I wrote two years … Continue reading

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Star Wars : The Rise of Skywalker

You know that old trope where if you catch a kid smoking you just force him to smoke the entire packet to make him sick of it? Well, that’s basically what Hollywood does with Nostalgia these days. They are going … Continue reading

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Solo

Solo is not a bad movie but it’s not a great movie. It’s an OK movie which seems to be the opinion of just about everyone who saw it. We could say the same or worse about a movie like … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery

As a first Season it’s the most uneven season since probably the first season of TNG. In fact I would go further and say it’s all over the place as my opinion with the show is too. As I said … Continue reading

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Last Jedi outrage

After the massively popular reviews following the premiere of the Last Jedi the film was released in most countries on the 15th of December and since then the fan furor has started to increase. Fortunately I had been oblivious to … Continue reading

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Or, throwing the lightsaber out with the bathwater. In short, I’m really glad JJ Abrams will be back for the episode 9 after my initial reservation. This Review will contain massive spoilers and rants.   Spoiler Rant list: I remember … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 is a very good movie. But it is a very long one. I can understand why it’s not popular with audiences but for me at least, and other people who love Cinema, this is a film I … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 run up

So Blade Runner 2049 is finally hitting cinemas next month. It seemed like a far off dream that was never going to happen but we’re finally here. Over the years I’ve practically ate anything that was Blade Runner related and … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery

I have to say I felt quite let down with the Pilot/first two episodes of the series. That’s not to say it’s bad and I do have hope that the rest of the series will be more promising. It seems … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Academy Years

AKA: ‘Star Trek: The First Adventure’ For the past 10 years, yes, 10 friggin years! I have been trying to get my hands on this script. Still have not been able to find it. There was someone I knew who … Continue reading

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