Category Archives: Science Fiction

Detroit: Become Human (Connor)

2020 has been a horrible year on many counts, not the least of which has been the video games that have been released.  The handful that I had been looking forward to have come and gone and it’s been a … Continue reading

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Star Trek: A Taste of Armageddon

Do you have any idea how much I hated this episode when I was a kid?  It’s SO TALKY!  Nothing really happens and even the dangerous situations are handled casually.  Let’s be honest, as a kid, we want action and … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The New World

I won’t deny that I was not looking forward to revisiting Miracle Day.  For me, Torchwood ended during that amazing season three, with Children of Earth.  However, it’s been some time since last I watched this 10-episode arc and episode one does … Continue reading

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Eden of the East: Paradise Lost

We pick up where the last film left off, with Akira and Saki on the plane back to Japan. As per the previous film, you won’t have a clue what’s going on if you haven’t watched what came before. This … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Between the Darkness and the Light

I love the title of this episode almost as much as what happens in it.  The line is a part of the Minbari mantra from the Grey Council.  They stand between the darkness and the light.  Like so much else … Continue reading

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Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

Eldritch castles and elder signs, squatting squid-headed statues and hooded cultists, fishmen and shoggoths, the dreaded Necronomicon and talking cats… what do they all have in com…. wait a second… talking cats?  In my quest to play a few more Lovecraft … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Space Seed

In terms of the lore of Star Trek, Space Seed may be the single most important episode of the original 79.  We are introduced to Khan.  While I’m guessing that most visitors of the Junkyard will know, I won’t go … Continue reading

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Children of Earth: Day Five

Day 5 is upon us and we have an opening of Gwen looking into a camera commenting that it’s the end of the world.  She talks of Jack’s old friend, the Doctor, and how he must look upon this world … Continue reading

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Eden of the East: The King of Eden

This feels like stating the obvious, but you have to watch the Eden of the East television series before you watch the two films that follow it. I shouldn’t really need to say that, but bizarrely just about every review … Continue reading

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The Quatermass Experiment 2

Persons Reported Missing Last week I mentioned that the slow pacing worked effectively to gradually build the tension. This week the slow and steady style of 1950s storytelling starts to get a bit tedious. Mainly this is because we aren’t … Continue reading

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