Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 5

“Choose Your Pain” The crew has to pull together to rescue Captain Lorca after he’s captured by the Klingons in the latest Star Trek: Discovery. Having the Captain be captured by an enemy is a staple of any Star Trek series. The reasons for continually returning to this well of storytelling are obvious. For one…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 4

“The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry” Star Trek: Discovery continues to build the mystery around the experimental engine as the War with the Klingons continues to rage. This episode seems to mark a rough format that the show will follow and it’s not dissimilar to a formula followed by many of the…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 3

“Context is for Kings” Star Trek: Discovery enjoys something of a second pilot when Michael Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery; a mysterious scientific vessel acting as a testbed for experimental technology and top secret projects. The events of the previous episode were about as definitive as it could get for Michael Burnham. In…

A Cure for Wellness

A young executive is sent to a “wellness centre” for the super rich to retrieve the CEO of the company he works to clear up accounting regularities but he soon finds that the facility isn’t what it seems in Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness. The best way to describe this film is “weird” which…

The Infiltrator

Brad Furman’s The Infiltrator tells the true story Robert Mazur; a man who went undercover to uncover large scale drug and money laundering operations. Bryan Cranston plays Robert Mazur and his performance can’t be described as anything but magnetic. He nails every necessary beat throughout and crafts a compelling presence that you can’t help but…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 10

“Legacy” Star Wars Rebels deals with the lingering question of what happened to Ezra’s parents when he has a vision giving him clues to their fate. The fate of Ezra’s parents has been a mystery that has been in the background since the show began. It has heavily informed his character development and created interesting…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 9

“The Future of the Force” Finally, Star Wars Rebels makes some progress on a continuing story and lets us see Ahsoka in action for the first time since her return. Darth Vader’s plan to bring in Force Sensitive children for reasons that are yet unclear. He could simply be rounding them up to make sure…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 8

“Stealth Strike” So, apparently Star Wars Rebels wasn’t on hiatus last week like every other show I cover on a Thursday so my apologies for that. On the plus side you’re getting a double bill of Star Wars Rebels today, Kneel Before Blog style! This episode has a bit of a buddy comedy vibe to…