The Orville NYCC Panel Recap

Yesterday I attended the Orville panel at the New York Comic Con (replete with a press pass, thanks to Gary from Nerdrotic and Viviane from Hey Viv). It’s the first convention panel I’ve ever attended (I’ve been to NYCC before, but always seem to spend the day looking for people), and a great way to …

REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 14 “The Road Not Taken”

Sandwiched between the long-awaited Avengers: Endgame and Sunday’s big Game of Thrones throw-down is the season finale of The Orville. Picking up from the surprise ending of last week’s “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” “The Road Not Taken” is an exciting dose of time-travel wonkiness with a beating heart fueling the plot. Following Kelly’s decision …

REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 8 “Identity, Part 1”

Halfway through a season that’s been heavy on character relationships and light on sci-fi action, The Orville ups the stakes considerably with “Identity, Part 1,” the phenomenal beginning of a two-parter that ranks with its very best episodes. Much like season 2, things begin on a quiet, character-driven note and escalate to something we couldn’t …

REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 6 “A Happy Refrain”

One of the strengths of science fiction is that it can encompass virtually any other genre. Star Wars, for example, incorporates classic fantasy elements in its galaxy far, far away; Blade Runner is a hardboiled detective noir involving androids; Alien is a horror movie in space. The Orville, like Star Trek before it, uses its …