The Expanse (2018) – Congregation, and Abaddon’s Gate

The penultimate episode of the third season of The Expanse, Congregation, was written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (collectively known as the author of The Expanse series, James S.A. Corey) and it first aired on 27 June, 2018. Ashford (David Strathairn) in ‘temporary’ command of the Behemoth has invited all the ships stuck in…

Star Trek: Prodigy – Supernova (2023) – Robb Pearlman

Simon & Schuster has launched a new middle-grade Star Trek series for the fans of Star Trek: Prodigy. The second novel in the series is Supernova, based on the video game of the same name, the narrative is somewhat confined by the story of the game, but it remains an entertaining first-book adventure for the…

Star Trek: The Captain’s Daughter (1995) – Peter David

Space, the final frontier… It’s been a while since I’ve read a classic Trek novel from Simon & Schuster, but like an old friend you just fall right back into conversation with, I dove wholeheartedly into the next novel in the series, The Captain’s Daughter, and enjoyed every minute of it. This was definitely an…

The Equalizer (1987) – Blood & Wine: Part 1, and Part 2

The third season two-part opener of The Equalizer, which was filmed as part of the block at the end of season two, was broadcast on 23 September, 1987 as a feature-length episode. Written by Coleman Luck it featured a few familiar faces alongside Edward Woodward’s portrayal of Robert McCall, Keith Szarabajka shows up as Mickey,…

The Darjeeling Limited (2007) – Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson’s films are always delightful and quirky, but The Darjeeling Limited is arguably his most emotionally grounded film. Featuring a script he wrote with Roman Coppola, and star Jason Schwartzman the film follows the journey of three brothers are they attempt to find a way to reconnect, and getting over the loss of their…

Boys Don’t Cry (1999) – Kimberly Pierce

It’s been a while since I’d settled in to watch this. In fact, I hadn’t seen it since its original release onto home video, back when I was jockeying a till for a video store that no longer exists. And while it may not have been cast, or even produced the same way today as…

The Equalizer (1987) – Hand and Glove, and Re-Entry

Scott (William Zabka) is back for the penultimate episode of The Equalizer season two, and after a brief interaction he and his father, Robert McCall (Edward Woodward) have with a con artist, the pair find themselves involved in a case that may be all in the mind of a young, wheelchair-bound woman, or perhaps she’s…