There’s no puzzle to what gives Labyrinth (1986) its magic.

Published as part of Realweegiemidget’s Pop Stars Moonlighting Blogathon 2020. There’s an immutability to the best of Jim Henson’s work and it’s that sense of timelessness that marks “Labyrinth” out as one of the finest classics of his astonishingly rich legacy. While many of Henson’s frequent collaborators – George Lucas, Frank Oz – were involved…

Star Trek: Picard (S1E08) Broken Pieces Review

*SPOILERS* A great many things become clear as “Star Trek: Picard” manoeuvres its characters and pieces for its first season endgame. Ironically, the episode called “Broken Pieces” is the one which starts to show how everything fits together. But first, in depressingly customary form, we begin with another flashback – to fourteen years ago again…

Star Trek: Picard (S1E07) Nepenthe Review

*SPOILERS* Although it starts with another flashback, this time we’re only going back a mere three weeks as we get more of the shady Commodore Oh’s visit with Doctor Jurati. Of course, its nothing that we hadn’t worked out ourselves already but when has that ever stopped this show from telling us anyway? The interesting…

Doctor Who: The Timeless Children (S12E10) Review

*SPOILERS* After last week’s cobbled together chaotic opener, “The Timeless Children” continues Season 12’s trend of two-part continuations which aren’t really two-part stories. With the arrival of The Master on the scene, the Cybermen and their Cyberprophet are relegated to disposable henchmen as the real master plan, Chibnall’s master plan, takes centre stage and he…

Star Trek: Picard (S1E06) The Impossible Box Review

*SPOILERS* We may have taken the long and painfully slow way round, but finally “Star Trek: Picard” brings its two storylines together and finds its Trekness again as Picard and co arrive at the Borg Reclamation Project and have a surprisingly (for this series) happy reunion in “The Impossible Box”. On the Borg cube, Narek…