• Entertainment Rants

    Unhappily Ever After …

    I try not to watch shit. I’ll switch off. There are plenty of alternatives. But if it’s something I have an emotional connection to, then I persevere. I know I shouldn’t. But it’s become analogous to self-mutilation. I know it’s wrong, I know it’s bad for me, but I want…

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    Picard’s Big 3 Issues

    Credit to Star Trek: Picard (2020 – ). I went in expecting nothing. They’ve delivered less. This is such badly constructed storytelling – objectively bad storytelling – that it’s hard to believe anybody could think it’s good. There is no way anybody should be taught to tell story this way, should…

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    To Bleak or Not To Bleak

    The original Lost in Space series (1965 – 1968) began as serious science fiction, before descending into campy humour and outlandish storylines. But it worked because it found its voice, and has since become a cult classic. The rebooted Lost in Space (2018 – ) has not only gone the…

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