Tag: Movies

Ready Player One: When You Know Too Much

Ready Player One

Ready Player One is a great example of the dangers of too much world-building being dumped onto the reader. Let’s take a look at the tightrope authors walk when when building a universe.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Why Kylo Ren Doesn’t Care about Power

Star Wars The Last Jedi Kylo Ren

SPOILERS: Kylo Ren’s character gets labeled as power-hungry a lot, but that’s not what his character’s about. Power is only a means to an end.

Star Trek: Discovery – Does It Want to be Star Trek?

Star Trek Discovery

Take a look at how Star Trek Discovery handles it’s world building in an established universe.

Star Trek: The Final Frontier

Warning: Spoilers for Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Minor spoiler for Star Trek: Beyond. So, having finally seen Star Trek: Beyond, it puts me in a mood to do a critique of the universe created in the new Star Trek movies. Now,…