Author: Alexandra Domingue

Choose Your Torture – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episodes 5 and 6

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in this review. (ICYMI: Previous Episode Reviews: Episode 1 & 2, Episode 3, Episode 4) Episode 5: Choose Your Pain The capture of Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs) by a Bird Of Prey Klingon ship unexpectedly upgraded Lieutenant Commander Saru (Doug Jones) to the big chair. In the meantime, Reaper is suffering and barely regenerating from all of the jumps it helps the Discovery make via the spore drive. Concerned and pained, Burnham proves to Lieutenant Stamets (Anthony Rapp), with the help of Dr. Hugh Culber (Wilson Cruz), that Reaper is in...

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The Mantle of Leadership – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 4

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in this review. The adventures of Michael Burnham continue on-board the U.S.S. Discovery when she comes face-to-face with the animal alien that Commander Landry (Rekha Sharma) names Reaper. Captain Lorca (Jason Isaacs) orders Burnham to find out what makes the creature resistant to the deadliest weapons in the galaxy. Captain Lorca joins a new fight when the mining planet Corvan 2 is attacked by Klingons and the U.S.S Discovery’s new, untested research is the planet’s last hope to survive. (ICYMI: Previous Episode Reviews: Episode 1 & 2, Episode 3) Burnham’s Mission...

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I Owe A Debt For My Crime – Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Episode 3

SPOILER ALERT: There are episode spoilers in this review. Six months after the binary star battle that started a war between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingons, Commander Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) became a prisoner and is transported on-board a convict ship, but because of a misadventure, finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery where she realizes that not everything is what is seems to be and that Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs) is even more mysterious than the mission he is commanded to accomplish. (ICYMI: Previous Episode Reviews: Episode 1 & 2) The beginning of “Context Is For...

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Top 10 DC Comics Female Superheroes

My obsession with Batman started at a very young age and it got me intrigued, but I became truly hooked on DC’s female superheroes later in life. Being an illustrator and writer, comic books should’ve naturally attracted me, but it was only when I got sick and was stuck at home for months that I asked my fiancé if I could go through his boxes of comic books and read them. “Of course, babe. Which one will you read first?” he asked, probably happy that I would try reading his comics. “Batman,” I answered, in awe as I pulled out...

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