In the last two weeks, my wife and youngest daughter have been away seeing my oldest daughter as she has finished her missions training program. Then they went onto another place to see my wife’s family, including her father who is hot well. My middle (and arguably nerdiest) child has remained home with me, as she is in the midst of her Year 12 studies, which are pretty demanding and certainly require her consistent attention.
But this has opened up room for a whole lot of TV and movies.
Continue reading Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – May 12, 2022
When I saw Star Trek Into Darkness a few years ago, I came away feeling that it was an enjoyable and entertaining adventure that was good fun to watch. I haven’t seen it since, so I can neither confirm nor deny my initial impression, but if the internet (and my friend Rod) are to be believed, I was actually wrong. Was I? I don’t know. I’d have to watch it again.
In the meantime, Star Trek Beyond is now out, directed by Justin Lin and co-written by co-star Simon Pegg. If similar voices on the internet argue that it’s a bad movie because it feels like an episode of a TV show and because Chris Pine rides a motorcycle.
Continue reading Star Trek Beyond [Take My House and Make it Fly]