Secret Star Trek project

Nicholas Meyer was one of the chief creative forces behind the original Star Trek films. He wrote and directed several of them, including the most beloved Trek movie yet, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, so fans were eager to see what he was up to when it was announced that he was returning to the series for a secret project.

One report claimed this secret project was a Wrath of Khan reboot miniseries, but now Meyer has revealed that he was actually working on a standalone Trek-related trilogy for CBS All Access.
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krypton hope review

We’re only one episode away from the end of the first season of Krypton, and it feels like this episode,”Hope”, regressed mightily in its attempt to progress the story. Things happened just because. You can clearly tell the writing team was ramping up all of their plotpoints faster than necessary just to get to the point where Brainiac finally shows his true form.

It’s annoying! Just last week, I wrote that the show was definitely getting more and more entertaining. I thought that perhaps the show had ironed out its time management issues. But alas, it has not. The same mismanagement of time that allowed the show to go through three to four episodes without moving the plot along has now forced the writers to speed things up because there are only 10 episodes comprising this season, and a lot has to get done in those 10 episodes. If only the prior episodes were paced better, we could have gotten to Brainiac much quicker, and the story would be in a much better place by now.

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In December 2015, The Expanse debuted on SYFY and, almost overnight, sparked a loyal and loving fanbase. Based on author James S.A. Corey’s (writing team Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham) book series, The Expanse was embraced by fans of the books and viewers who had been looking for a show to love since Battlestar Galactica ended in 2009.

And then, after three seasons, it was cancelled. Far, far too soon.

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the handmaid's tale seeds review

(We’re going to kickstart our weekly The Handmaid’s Tale review by answering one simple question: Who suffered the most?)

Misery porn isn’t a term that I like to throw around lightly, but man, does The Handmaid’s Tale make me want to. I’m running out of synonyms for “bleak” at this point. It’s no surprise that the show’s sophomore season doubled down on the Emmy-nominated first season’s brilliantly bleak reflection of society, but there comes a tipping point when the despair starts to feel hollow. “Seeds” is that tipping point.

The episode is an emotionally taxing jaunt into a world where all the women we’re rooting for are utterly broken and find that there is something lower than rock bottom.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 Trailer

Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is about to return for its fourth and final season. In anticipation of the impending release, the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 trailer has arrived, and it’s predictably silly.

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