STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS – Review by Susan Granger

What’s extraordinary about Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which has launched its 10-episode sophomore season, is how boldly this newest sci-fi franchise entry evokes the original Star Trek series that I fell in love with back in 1966. It’s basically the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) in the 23rd century, delving into the origins, backstories and personal challenges facing familiar characters.

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Alex Kurtzman on Unwrapping THE MUMMY — Gill Pringle interviews

In the 2017, Universal is once again doing their darnedest to forge their old and much-loved monster properties into a unified and hopefully lucrative shared-world franchise. The Mummy is not necessarily the first such creature to come to mind, and first-time director Alex Kurtzman is not necessarily the first filmmaker, but the screenwriter-turned director tells us why he – and it – are the best possible choice.

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