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Happy New Year (and decade) everyone! Firstly, I’d like to thank each and every one of you who reads this blog when you get the chance. I’ve worked hard particularly in the last few months to keep content rolling on a daily basis and I appreciate any interactions I have with you, whether via likes …

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Hosted by myself alongside regular guests, Make It So: A Star Trek Picard Podcast is a series devoted to the upcoming CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard, delving into each episode and exploring the show when on the air. In this episode, I’m joined by The Time Is Now‘s Kurt North to discuss the …

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CAUTION: contains some major spoilers so only read on if you’ve seen the film. If you were looking for the perfect film to put a capstone on the 2010’s, Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker arguably would be it. Even with the blockbuster heavyweight of Avengers: Endgame concluding the first ten years of …

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Every now and then I contribute to other websites writing about film, TV, media and sometimes comics, as in this piece for Pop Culture & Comics. In this piece, I look at the second issue of Star Trek: Picard – Countdown, the new IDW Publishing tie-in comic which directly leads into the upcoming, much anticipated …

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As voted for on Twitter by followers, I will be analysing Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan scene by scene in this multi-part exploration of Nicholas Meyer’s 1982 sequel… What is the sequence in The Wrath of Khan that you most remember? Kirk’s bellow of KHAAAAAAANNNN!!!! in frustrated rage. The surprise attack on the …

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Hosted by myself alongside regular guests, Make It So: A Star Trek Picard Podcast is a series devoted to the upcoming CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard, delving into each episode and exploring the show when on the air. In this debut episode, I’m joined by The Time Is Now‘s Kurt North to discuss …

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As voted for on Twitter by followers, I will be analysing Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan scene by scene in this multi-part exploration of Nicholas Meyer’s 1982 sequel… In a very real sense, the space battle that cuts right into the end of Act One, and roughly the mid-section, of The Wrath of …

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