It is not true that we cannot tell a lie. In fact, we will announce right now that Josh does indeed lie in this week’s podcast episode. Oh, no, he doesn’t lie about anything important–when he says that now is… Read More ›
“Star Trek” and the Quest to be Better
At its best, “Star Trek” shines a light on our own humanity. It shows us how we could be better, how we could do more. It offers us not just those lofty ideals, but identifies its characters as being less… Read More ›
Worthwhile Spins (like “Galaxy Quest”) vs. “The Lion King” (2019)
There is nothing wrong with Disney going out and deciding that they’re going to remake every single movie they’ve ever made before. What is wrong is doing that without a specific, new, take on whatever movie it is they’re making…. Read More ›
"Lass is More" Heads to Deep Space with "Star Trek Beyond"
Are film franchises more difficult beasts than one-off movies, at least for writers? How hard does it have to be to do something new and different and yet familiar and enjoyable? How hard does it have to be knowing that… Read More ›
Movie Review: "Star Trek Beyond"
Many would argue that “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” is the high point of the “Star Trek” film franchise and certainly there is a case to be made for it. It is in fact the lofty heights reached… Read More ›
A Little Bit More on Streaming and "Star Trek"
One recent “Lass is More” minisode dealt with the different ways in which my children view television as compared to how I did at that age (and do now). I feel like it needs something of an revisit though, so… Read More ›