John Mosby

John Mosby

  • Can a Post-Millennial Prometheus revive Who fortunes?

    The Villa Diodati, near Lake Geneva in Switzerland, 1816:  A group of people who will have a huge effect on centuries of literature to come gather for their own decadent weekend.  But though Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, Dr Polidori and Clair Claremont are there… where is Percy Shelley? That’s...
  • ‘Picard’ asks if ‘Absolute Candor’ is good for your Elf?

    Fourteen years ago, Picard oversaw the handling of refugees from the doomed world of Romulus and his visit to one such planetary safehold at the time, Vashti, was met with support and gratitude. But it was during his visit that he learned of the Synth attack on Mars… an...
  • Who goes Scare? – Of Fingers, Fear and Fam…

    The Doctor drops off her companions in modern-day Sheffield and is somewhat conflicted about how to spend the next day by herself.  But the Tardis alerts her to an unusual reading that comes from Ancient Syria and so she heads there to discover the source. It would seem a...
  • The Long Hello – ‘Picard’ finally ends the ‘Beginning’…

    Fourteen years ago, Admiral Jean-Luc Picard demanded that Star Fleet accept his plans to save Romulan refugees or else accept his resignation. To his surprise, they choose the latter and – just like that – his distinguished career was over.  But his decision has effects on others and his...
  • Who’s ‘Praxeus’ is a Wasted Opportunity…

    An astronaut’s shuttle veers wildly off-path, a blogger goes missing in a Peruvian beauty-spot turned rubbish-dump and in Madagascar birds are behaving very strangely indeed.  Even the Doctor and her ‘fam’ seem baffled as they divide and conquer… each heading to the site of the occurrences to try and...
  • DVD: Terminator’s Sisterhood of the Time-Travelling Plot Points…

    Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes) is a young woman working on an assembly line in Mexico City,  just about making ends meet: looking after her father and trying to get her brother a job at her plant. But today is a day that will change her life. Two strangers arrive...
  • Picard’s ‘Maps and Legends’ provides Romulans and Remits…

    As Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) tries to piece together the events that brought Dahj (Isa Briones) to his door, the mystery deepens: An apartment that has been scrubbed of all evidence on a molecular level leads to tales of an almost mythical Romulan cabal of operatives who work in...
  • Tempus Fugitve: Just how Ruthless is the Doctor?

    A platoon of Judoon are heading from the moon to a lagoon, in particular Gloucester  in pursuit of a very specific fugitive. And while the rhino-horned space-police cause panic in the cathedral city,  Ruth and partner seek to make an escape. The hi-tech chaos attracts the attention of the...
  • The Best of All Worlds..? Engaging ‘Picard’ makes it so…

    Retired Admiral Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) is happy – or at least content – to live out his days at the family vineyard, far away from the stars to which he once went boldly and from the institution of Star Fleet which he feels has lost its way.  His...