John Mosby

John Mosby

  • Jean-Luc who’s talking: Picard’s finale offers ‘truth et machina’…

    With Picard imprisoned and in failing health, Romulan forces speeding to annihilate the planet and the Synths preparing to light a beacon that could destroy all organic life, it appears that it could be the worst of all worlds. Narek and the crew of the La Sirena reluctantly find...
  • Westworld III Vs Reality: ‘The Winter Line’ has all the Reich moves…

    Maeve (Thandie Newton) has woken up in a setting that appears to be war-torn Italy and before she can figure-out how she got there, ‘Hector’ (Rodrigo Santoro) arrives to rush her to safety. However the Nazis that are occupying the area have other ideas and despite the couple’s best...
  • The ‘What-If’ Dead: Michonne takes a life-changing trip…

    In letting Virgil (Kevin Carroll) live after his run-in with the Oceanside encampment (in the episode ‘The World Before‘), Michonne (Danai Gurira) is heading back with him to his Bloodsworth Island home after being promised significant arms with which to take on the Whisperers. But on their arrival, Virgil...
  • Coronavirus: Window of Opportunity – could VOD beat COVID-19?

    If, just a few weeks ago,  you’d asked an industry insider if major Hollywood studios might release their tentpole blockbusters to the VOD (video-on-demand) platforms instead of multiplexes you’d have been met with scorn. Each year the film industry and the cinema chains bring in billions as people gather...
  • Original Synth: Picard’s team prove no match for flower-powers……

    By way of sub-space speeding, the La Sirena arrives at Soji’s home-planet, one that she now recalls is called ‘Coppelius’ . Unfortunately… they’ve been followed by Narek. Fortunately… they’ve also been followed by Seven of Nine and Elnor aboard the restored Borg cube and so a fire-fight begins above...
  • Westworld III’s ‘Parc Domine’ seeks dominion outside the park…

    The parks owned by the Delos corporation appear to be in turmoil. The massacre of its clients mean the venues appear to be closed for good and the company’s fortunes in doubt. As the outside world assesses the damage, those invested in technological frontiers contemplate the implications… and the...
  • Bond Vs Bond: There’s No Time to Die, but plenty of time to read…

    Over the years, Paul Simpson has written and performed editing duties on a vast number of books and magazines, demonstrating a depth of knowledge across an equally impressive range of pop-culture essentials. So it shouldn’t be any surprise that his latest tome – actually an updated edition of 2015’s ...
  • Walking Dead’s ‘Walk with Us’: From Alpha to Omega…

    Alpha’s attack on the Hilltop has been devastating. As the buildings burn and the dead advance, there are casualties as the inhabitants find themselves divided from each other and each desperately trying to withdraw to an agreed rendezvous.  But the woods beyond the walls remain treacherous and no-one is...
  • Picard’s Broken Pieces is not quite sum of its parts…

    As the crew of La Sirena argue about their next move, it seems that the broken pieces of their relationships will have to be mended quickly rather than perfectly. As understandable distrust keeps its foothold, it’s time for some frank conversations, stark confessions and revelations about the past. Meanwhile...