Star Trek Discovery Episode 5 mini review

"You haven't heard the last of Harcourt Fenton Mudd!" This series is like a rollercoaster, going from one bad episode to a good one to a mediocre one and back to a good one. This one was certainly on the upslope. In this episode Captain Lorca is captured and the crew of The Discovery must … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Episode 5 mini review

Orville Episode 6 mini review

At what point does The Orville officially become accepted as Star Trek? This latest episode really feels like a proper episode of Star Trek the Next Generation but with a little more levity. This weeks story is about the Crew of the Orville being tasked with infiltrating a Krill ship in order to obtain a … Continue reading Orville Episode 6 mini review

Star Trek Discovery Episode 4 mini review

The series gets darker (and more interesting) as Captain Lorca assigns Crewman Michael Burnam to attempt to find a use for the creature they captured in Episode 3. Meanwhile, the Klingnots* choose to raid the fallen Star Ship Shenzhou to deal with the needs of their own damaged vessel. Episode 4 continues revealing the dark … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Episode 4 mini review

Star Trek Discovery Episode 3 mini review

After a mediocre two-part pilot, Discovery's third episode really shines. Viewers finally get to meet the primary cast and get a chance to view the first true away mission in the series. Great story, great characters. THIS should have been the series pilot. It is a shame CBS is dooming the series behind a paywall. … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Episode 3 mini review

Star Trek Discovery Pilot (2 episodes): mini review

All flash and little substance. The first 2 episodes tried to establish the start of a war with the Klingons*. It only succeeded in starting a war with itself. The first hour was promising and enjoyable but fell apart in the second act. One positive note, the lead actress, Sonequa Martin-Green, is tremendous in her … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Pilot (2 episodes): mini review