TV REVIEW – ‘STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’ (Season 1/2017)

Twelve years after Star Trek: Enterprise (STE) went into space dock, we have a new entry in the long running television franchise, Star Trek: Discovery (STD). The series takes place in the television universe and NOT the alternate universe of the last three Star Trek films. The setting is ten years before the events depicted…

TV REVIEW – ‘THE ORVILLE’ (Season 1/2017)

Greetings Nerds! This past Sunday, we were treated to the new Seth McFarlane-created sci-fi drama/comedy The Orville. While this writer enjoyed it, and most actual humans on social media tend to agree with me, having a whopping 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes; it seems the majority of the stiff, underwear-in-tight-spaces TV critics out there…

TV REVIEW – ‘GAME OF THRONES’ (Season 7/2017)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past several years, or you’re just one of ‘those people’ who love nothing more than announcing to anyone who will listen (and be honest, probably a few who aren’t) that you’ve never watched a single episode, you no doubt know that HBO‘s fantasy juggernaut Game of Thrones…

NEWS: ‘Doctor Who’ Announces Jodie Whittaker as 13th Doctor

As revealed in a trailer on BBC One following the Wimbledon Finals, actress Jodie Whittaker has been revealed as the 13th Time Lord for Doctor Who, the first woman to play the role in the franchise’s 54-year history. The Broadchurch star succeeds Peter Capaldi, who took the role in 2013 and leaves in this year’s…

TV REVIEW – ‘MST3K: THE RETURN’ (Season 11/2017)

In the not too distant future from where it last left off, and somewhere called Netflix in time and space, Mystery Science Theater 3000 has officially returned! The snarky, movie-riffing, semi-serious (at best) series created by Joel Hodgson back in 1988 saw its original 10-season run from 1988-1999 across multiple networks, and had perhaps one of…

TV REVIEW – ‘BILL NYE SAVES THE WORLD’ (Season 1/2017)

Science. It spurs the imagination when combined with fiction, its innovations have given humanity everything from microwave popcorn, microwave ovens that cook said popcorn, and cheese-in-a-can, to the smartphones we use, televisions we watch, and the rocketry that flies astronauts into space. At the forefront of modern science education is a mild-mannered, bowtie-laden scientist known…

TV REVIEW – ‘IRON FIST’ (Season 1/2017)

Iron Fist is Marvel’s latest Netflix-Exclusive television series finishing out the introduction of the line-up for The Defenders’ series which is set to release in August. The series stars Finn Jones (of Game of Thrones) as the titular character, Jessica Henwick (also of Game of Thrones) as Colleen Wing, Jessica Stroup (of The Following), Tom…