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The Star Trek Next Generation Story That Connects the Borg to The Original Series Crew

“Con permiso, Capitan,” the godlike being Q tells Captain Picard. “The hall is rented, the orchestra engaged. It’s now time to see if you can dance.”  Part warning and part explanation, Q’s statement tests Picard’s insistence that the Enterprise does not need his help, that humanity is fully prepared for whatever difficulties they encounter while exploring The post The…

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The Best Movie Threequels of All Time

In the modern movie world of “franchise” cinema, there’s one thing more difficult than making a sequel: making a sequel to a sequel.  Most sequels tend to either try to double down on what made the original so great or, alternatively, attempt to take things in a more expansive new direction. The third film or The post The…

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Without Band of Brothers, There’s No Game of Thrones

Before we talk about Band of Brothers, Game of Thrones, and the embiggening of television, there’s a relic from the past I need you to see. Earlier this month, the Twitter/X account “Nostalgia From Your Childhood” posted a video from before the 21st Century. It features one middle class American man ushering in the new The post Without…

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Link Tank: LEGO Reveals New Winter-Themed Alpine Cabin

LEGO revealed their annual Winter Village set today, a beautiful Alpine-inspired log cabin inn with fantastic parts usage designed to create a wooden aesthetic. “Today the LEGO Group reveals the Alpine Lodge set, the perfect display set for the holiday season. A captivating addition to the holiday season that represents the essence of a quaint The post Link…

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Lies of P Shouldn’t Be Shamed For Imitating Bloodborne

Developers Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio’s Lies of P (available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S via Game Pass) has been compared to Bloodborne ever since the game was revealed. Like so many one-to-one comparisons in modern media, that comparison is ultimately something of an exaggeration. And yet, given that The post Lies…

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