STAR TREK – LOWER DECKS [Review]: Vibrant Voyage.

The third currently-running incarnation of the long-running, and wildly influential, Star Trek series is one of its least likely: a half-hour animated comedy. The brainchild of Mike McMahan -- alumni of Second City, and former writer and/or co-creator for Rick And Morty, Solar Opposites, and with experience working on both Drawn Together and South Park …

BLACK MIRROR [Season 5 Premiere Review]: Striking Vipers.

Charlie Brooker's Twilight Zone pastiche, Black Mirror, recently premiered its fifth season on Netflix. Unlike prior seasons, the most recent is considerably shorter in length, but boasts greater star power. "Bandersnatch" notwithstanding, this season also plays less gimmicky than prior seasons, much to both its benefit and detriment. "Striking Vipers" stars Anthony Mackie and Yahya …

THEY REMAIN [Film Review]: The Music of Erich Yawn…

Disclaimer first and foremost, fellow readers: this was the second straight screener I'd received where the screener link continuously froze and buffered for 5-10 minute intervals every 2 or so minutes. I'd received an advanced copy of an anime I'll soon be reviewing, and am wildly grateful I'd received an actual physical blu-ray, as streaming …