Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 9

“Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1” Star Trek: Picard brings Soji home with a large Romulan armada on their tail looking to destroy it. Admittedly it’s not my best attempt to summarise an episode in a single sentence but at a very high level that’s all this episode is really about. Picard and crew make…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 2

“Maps and Legends” Star Trek: Picard starts the titular character on his journey to finding the truth about Dahj and protecting her sister. The main purpose of this episode is for Picard to work through the available information in order to figure out his next step. As luck would have it, the Romulans working for…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 1

“Remembrance” Patrick Stewart’s iconic Jean Luc Picard returns in a brand new adventure picking up decades after the last time he led the franchise. Star Trek: The Next Generation -hereafter referred to as TNG– was my Star Trek. It began airing the month I was born and I grew up gravitating to the characters as…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek: First Contact

Craig and Sandy celebrate First Contact Day; the biggest day in the Star Trek fan calendar by having a discussion on the film Star Trek: First Contact. As you might expect the discussion veers of on several tangents mostly related to the Star Trek franchise; basically it’s just two massive nerds having a long chat about…

Independence Day: Resurgence

After 20 years of peace and unity the planet Earth faces the second wave of an invasion from alien forces in Roland Emmerich’s heavily belated sequel Independence Day: Resurgence. Independence Day was groundbreaking in its own way back in 1996. It was one of the films that helped shape the modern blockbuster as we know…

On the D/L – Star Wars Rebels

Season 1 Episode 11 – “Vision of Hope” After another short break Star Wars Rebels is back and fighting fit. This week our heroes look to rescue an exiled senator who might become an ally to their cause. Senator Gall Trayvis had been set up previously as one of their informants but he appears in…