Wondering where the ’60s went? Just look at that screencap. This week’s Star Trek Re-Watch is “Elaan of Troyius,” a kind of cross between the Helen of Troy story and Antony and Cleopatra–only with skimpier outfits and even more chauvinism. Hoorah!
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Assassin’s Creed 2 might be a perfect game. It’s entirely not the kind of game I generally play. I prefer RPGs (mostly Japanese), and am just not very interested in combat-oriented games. Action-adventures like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Prince of Persia rely less on combat than they do on puzzle-solving and creative thinking, so they appeal to me in ways [...]
In honor of Christmas Eve, I’m going to…catch up on all the things I need to catch up on! The Star Trek Re-Watch has passed “The Tholian Web,” which made absolutely no narrative sense to me, and “Plato’s Stepchildren,” which is just ghastly from beginning to end. I don’t know that I can ever watch that again, even in a [...]
The Thanksgiving weekend has made me fall behind on so many things… Let’s see–there have been two new Star Trek Re-Watches over at The Viewscreen: “Day of the Dove” and “For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky.” The former is kind of like an afterschool special (war is wrong!), while the latter has some gorgeous sets [...]