Category: Movie Recap

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The Black Hole (1979), a recap (part 2)

Previously: Nothing. Nothing happened. The small exploratory starship USS Palomino found the long-missing big exploratory starship USS Cygnus near a black hole. That’s it. You are all caught up. Also, I misidentified long-time character actor Robert Forster as “Robert Forester”…

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), a recap (part 9 of 10)

Previously: Decker tried to put the moves on the Ilia-probe, while Spock stole a spacesuit and tried to put the mind-meld moves on V’Ger. Sadly, those living machines aren’t quite the easy lay that either man expected. Spock wakes up in Sickbay. Dr. Chapel is scanning his brain, and McCoy tells Kirk that the “power pouring through that mind-meld” may have caused Spock...

Venom (2018), a recap (part 4 of 7)

Previously: Eddie got merged with one of Carlton Drake’s symbiotes, which allowed him to climb trees and gave him cravings for all sorts of not-dead foods. After dining on extremely fresh lobster, Annie’s doctor boyfriend Dan did an MRI scan on Eddie and then told him to go home and sleep off that symbiote.

Venom (2018), a recap (part 3 of 7)

Previously: Carlton Drake started using his symbiotes from space to experiment on homeless people, with predictable results. Eddie Brock, who previously lost his job over investigating Drake, got suckered into investigating him again. Meanwhile, an evil symbiote is aggressively making its way...

Venom (2018), a recap (part 2 of 7)

Previously: A spaceship belonging to Carlton Drake’s Life Foundation crashed in Asia, carrying several mysterious “organisms” (AKA symbiotes) as well as J. Jonah Jameson’s astronaut son, who immediately died and passed on a symbiote to an EMT worker. Meanwhile, Drake didn’t like the probing questions...

Venom (2018), a recap (part 1 of 7)

A movie about a Spider-Man villain whose origin and abilities are intrinsically tied to Spider-Man… where Spider-Man doesn’t appear, and which is completely devoid of any references at all to the Web-Slinger? How could this possibly result in anything but an Amazing Spider-Man 2-level disaster?