Star Trek: Voyager (1997) – Year of Hell: Part II, and Random Thoughts

Captain’s log: stardate 51425.4 Brannon Braga and Joe Menosky pen the conclusion to the intense two-parter Year of Hell. First airing on 12 November, 1997, the episode sees Captain Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) attempting to rescue Chakotay (Robert Beltran) and Paris (Robert Duncan McNeill) from the Krenim while the Voyager limps along, on the verge of…

Silence (2016) – Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese’s beautifully shot passion project, Silence, is unveiled on blu-ray from Paramount Pictures today. Based on the novel by Shusako Endo the film is vibrant and gorgeous, while it plays with some tough questions about religion, faith, cultures and beliefs. Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson share top billing in this film, but…

Hot Docs 2014: Divide In Concord (Kris Kaczor)

Screening for the 2nd time today at the Lightbox, with one final screening 3 May at 11am at the Isabel Bader Theatre is this wonderful David and Goliath tale, set against the reenactment of the opening shots of the American Revolution in a small town called Concord, Massachusetts. Jean Hill is on a mission. She’s…