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  • ‘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...
  • 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...
  • NEW-TV: More than ‘The X-orcist Files’, ‘Evil’ delivers the goods…

    Dr. Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers of Westworld) balances the everyday job of being an ‘expert scientific witness’ with a willingness to hear opposing viewpoints and challenge them. More often than not, she’s hired to challenge alibis, excuses and motives and she’s very good at analysing deception.  However, she’s more...
  • More Good Things: ‘Picard’ trailer asks why he left Star Fleet….

    While many eyes will have been on the debut of the trailer for the next Terminator film,  entitled Dark Fate, CBS All Access rather quietly gave us a look at what to expect from  another anticipated sf staple… Star Trek: Picard. Today was probably chosen as it is –...
  • Twilight Zone: Point of Origin misses its Point…

    When the pristine Eve (Ginnifer Goodwin) agrees to let her maid use the address to help her grandson get an education placement, she thinks she’s merely bending the rules a little. But when she’s briskly ‘summoned’ to appear before the authorities, she presumes there’s either been a mistake or...
  • NETWORKING: CBS eyes new/existing hits for 2019-20 season…

    It’s the time of year where the major US television networks start illuminating their intentions for the next season schedules – cancelling some under-performers, giving the greenlight to some news shows and confirming returns for their existing hits. CBS appears to have confidence in a lot of existing shows....
  • Mars Deflects: Twilight Zone’s shuttle diplomacy falters…

    A manned mission to Mars, the first in an ongoing project to find a home beyond the cramped, polluted Earth is minutes away from take-off. But as the countdown begins, news comes of a nuclear-launch from North Korea. The crew of the ‘ Bradbury Heavy’ have literally seconds to...
  • Duped Ex Machina: Discovery’s resource code gets highlighted…

    Discovery is now a fugitive ship, but Captain Cornwell (Jayne Brook) is invited on board to finally analyse Spock’s story and the claims he was framed. It seems that – surprise! – Spock (Ethan Peck) is telling the truth and the footage has been altered but if elements of...
  • Star Trek: Discovery – ‘Point of Light’ is more ‘Game of Klingons’…

    The repercussions of decisions made by Tyler (Shazad Latif) come home to roost as turbulent power-grabs remain the order of the day in the heart of the Klingon empire. But can even L’Rell (Mary Chieffo) protect him when the ‘Mother of Klingons’ has a pertinent secret of her own?...