Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Sets Up A New Trilogy

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes might be on the long side but is another strong follow-up in the Planet of the Apes franchise. I’ll get into more below the film’s logo but the current Planet of the Apes franchise can do no wrong. Aside from certain casting issues with a character in the first film, that is. I was curious to how they would continue the story but it helps having both Rick…

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The Orville: New Horizons — Future Unknown

In the third season finale of The Orville: New Horizons, “Future Unknown” closes things out with the wedding event of the year. Last week ended with the surprise that many of us never saw coming: peace between the Union and Kaylon. Unfortunately, it also came with a tragedy in the Orville family as Ensign Charly Burke sacrificed her life. You would never have known that somebody had died because everybody is so joyous in this…

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The Orville: New Horizons Continues Pop Culture TV Trope

The Orville: New Horizons unfortunately plays into a longstanding pop culture TV trope in the season’s penultimate episode. I’m going to get into spoiler territory as I discuss the most recent episode. After getting kicked out of the Planetary Union, the Moclans form an alliance with the Krill. In response to this unfortunate turn of events, the Union surprisingly forms an alliance with Kaylon. Not everyone is on board with this, leading Union Admiral Perry…

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The Orville: New Horizons Has A Moving Trans Storyline

After the initial backlash to The Orville, Seth MacFarlane responds with its strongest trans episodes yet in The Orville: New Horizons. There are two episodes in particular that follow Topa, a Moclan born female but being raised as male. The first episode is the third season’s fifth episode, “A Tale of Two Topas.” The second episode in this storyline is the season’s eighth episode, “Midnight Blue.” While two episodes remain in the third season, there’s…

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The Orville: Season 2 Premiere

Seth MacFarlane’s ensemble sci-fi comedy, The Orville, came back on Sunday night for the premiere of its second season on FOX. Billed as a comedy, the MacFarlane-created comedy-drama series is arguably in the same vein as Star Trek.  By airing on FOX, the series is certainly more accessible to fans wishing to watch the series.  It’s no U.S.S. Enterprise as this crew travels by way a mid-levell exploratory spaceship, The U.S.S. Orville, across the galaxy. …

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