GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE” [SPOILERS]

There was a moment – the briefest possibly – where it seemed that the writers/producers behind Discovery were going to reboot the entire series using the escape from the Mirror Universe as the plot device.

Perhaps then Discovery would exist in a reality more aligned to the original series (which is supposedly a decade away from the events depicted so far.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “THE WOLF INSIDE” [SPOILERS]

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As if it was not enough that the Discovery were lost in the Mirror Universe with the Terran Empire – the evil version of the Federation – threatening their very existence, “The Wolf Inside” unleashed a startling revelation!

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR WARS : CAN THE LAST JEDI AVOID THE FLAWS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS?

Star Wars VII : The Force Awakens was a smash hit in 2015 BUT failed as a story. As a ‘soft reboot’, the movie served to superficially give the fans what they wanted but essentially retold the original Star Wars (1977) plot in an inferior way – adding in new characters but changing nothing significant in the key story beats.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – THE BUTCHER’S KNIFE CARES NOT FOR THE LAMB’S CRY [SPOILERS]

Star Trek: Discovery has been a revelation so far – succeeding at combining classic Trek tropes with a more post-modern sensibility. As good as the previous episodes have been, “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not For the Lamb’s Cry” may be the best instalment so far.

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