The Witcher: Blood Origin casts Michelle Yeoh

The film (and more recently television) star will play the last of a tribe of nomadic tribe of sword-elves in the Witcher prequel. Michelle Yeoh will take a leading role in the Blood Origin, the prequel series spinning off from The Witcher, set some 1200 years before the main show. The synopsis reads: “In an … >

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Terra Firma, Part 2 — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 10 review

Terra Firma, Part 2 keeps Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) centre stage in another dark episode — but so what? Last week’s Terra Firma, Part 1 set things in motion: Georgiou has travelled from the mirror universe and through time and this is inevitably fatal. There is no solution until the sphere data inhabited AI on Discovery gives … >

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Michelle Yeoh as Emperor Georgiou from Star Trek: Discovery S3 Ep 9

Terra Firma, Part 1 – Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 9 review

Terra Firma, Part 1 provides another of Discovery’s lengthy pre-credits sequences, as the medical plight of the former Terran Empress Georgiou is set out. While the whole crew have time-travelled to the future, she has also hopped dimensions. Apparently, the body may tolerate one or the other, but not both – according to the Federation’s … >

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The Art of Star Trek Discovery

The Art of Star Trek Discovery book now published

Titan Books has published today (December 8 2020) a new hardback book The Art of Star Trek Discovery We’ve been enjoying Star Trek: Discovery season 3 (see our review of the latest episode here) and one of the many things that appeal to us is the stunning visuals. It seems both CGI and set/costume design has reached new … >

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Star Trek Discovery The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 8 review

Star Trek Discovery: The Sanctuary (Season 3, Episode 8) brings new information on the ‘Burn’, while raising the stakes between what’s left of the Federation and The Emerald Chain The latest Star Trek: Discovery episode, The Sanctuary, sends Booker (David Ajala) back to his roots and he needs help from Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green). Things … >

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Scavengers — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 6 review

Scavengers, the sixth episode in Star Trek: Discovery season 3 looked fabulous (again) and was an easy watch piece of entertainment, but failed to disguise the flaws prevalent in many recent episodes. Already we have a pattern, it seems. As Scavengers opens, we see the crew of Discovery getting to grips with the tech upgrades a thousand years of … >

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Die Trying – Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 5 review

Die Trying. Star Trek: Discovery has an ability to burn though plot at a remarkable rate. After finding the location, we imagined a journey to the new heart of the Federation might consume a few weeks. Instead, Discovery arrived at the new covert Starfleet Headquarters before this episode’s opening credits. Once the thrill subsided, the … >

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People of Earth – Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 3 review

People of Earth. Star Trek: Discovery has a predilection for lengthy pre-credits sequences and this one is a whopper; before the titles run we catch up on Commander Michael Burnam’s missing year (and changing hair styles), restate the exploding dilitihium mystery and finally see Saru take his rightful place in the captain’s chair. Back on … >

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