Star Trek

Timely Trek: “The Omega Glory”

“The Omega Glory” isn’t one of Star Trek’s finest episodes. But its reverence for freedom and justice make it timelier than ever.

Television WandaVision

Review and Reflections on WandaVision, Episodes 1 & 2

(Contains minor spoilers for the first two episodes of WandaVision) Want proof not all superhero stories have to feel formulaic? Watch WandaVision, the first original MCU content to hit Disney+. It’s not quite clear exactly what this limited series is, but in its own way its as much a departure from Marvel Studios’ previous productions […]

Books Star Wars

Book Review: Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

Way back in 1997, when I saw the Special Edition of Star Wars: A New Hope, I probably hadn’t seen the film in more than a decade. Seeing it on the big screen for the first time since I was a kid was a thrill. But I remember being especially struck by the scene in […]

Movies Superheroes Wonder Woman

WW84 and Praying for Salvation from the Status Quo

The most intense conflict Wonder Woman faces in “Wonder Woman 1984” is internal, and familiar to us all: Can we bring ourselves to wish for others?