On the eve of Denis Villeneuve’s retelling of the Frank Herbert sci-fi epic, we look back at David Lynch’s messy ’80s adaptation.
“Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2” rushes to its finale and cheats its way to emotional catharsis.
Synths, secret sons and doomsday prophecies arise in a messy penultimate episode establishing galaxy-ending stakes.
The overarching conspiracy cracks open on an episode that sets up the finale.
An interstitial episode finally bridges Picard and Soji’s stories, thanks to the welcome return of some old friends.
A sea of good ideas gets drowned in cliche as Picard and Soji face the truth.
Seven of Nine slings guns and runs a heist in an episode that’s tonally all over the map.
The show finally finds its groove with a detour, an abandoned boy, and a lost cause.
Synthetic threats and synthetic relationships pepper Picard’s “gather the team” episode.
Patrick Stewart is still carrying much of the weight as “Star Trek: Picard” continues to pile on the lore & find its footing.
Despite solid performances all around, the episode struggles with tone, plotting & what kind of show it wants to be.
Patrick Stewart returns to his iconic role in a new Star Trek series in desperate need of a shakedown cruise.
Elizabeth Banks revives the girl-power action franchise with new blood and a solid if formulaic actioner.