by Josie Kafka
Robert Oppenheimer, mastermind behind the atomic bomb, quoted from the Bhaghavad Gita to describe his dubious accomplishments: “I am become Death, destroyer of worlds.” Paul Feig, mastermind behind the female-led Ghostbusters reboot, said something similar in a recent interview*: “I am become Death, destroyer of men’s childhoods.”
This was a flawed episode.
by Billie Doux
Star Trek Beyond is an enjoyable movie, touting the Federation virtues of unity and diversity, motorcycles and rock music. It was more mature than the first two movies, a bit more focused on a consistent story, even though that story wasn't exactly new.
Armin Shimerman shines in this fun romance as a Cardassian dissenter arrives on the station – and turns out to be Quark's ex-girlfriend, creating a framework that lets us explore the question of whether Ferengi really can love–and in the process, let us learn a little more about our friend Garak.