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The Orville: Earnest and Optimistic But Not That Good!

THE ORVILLE: L-R: Penny Johnson Jerald, Mark Jackson, Seth MacFarlane, Peter Macon, Scott Grimes, Adrianne Palicki, J. Lee and Halston Sage – Photo by Noah Schutz/Courtesy of FOX.

If you’re expecting FOX’s The Orville to be to Star Trek: The Next Generation what Galaxy Quest was to Star Trek: The Original Series, you will be disappointed.

Rather it’s like a tenth generation VHS copy. Squint and you can see TNG characters in the faces of The Orville’s crew, and the plots are reflections of the second Trek series – reflections being the operative word.

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation is Infinitely Superior to Rise of the Cobra!

G.I. JOE: RETALIATION

G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra was one of the worst films of 2009 so almost anything would have been an improvement. G.I. Joe: Retaliation may have been constrained by plot devices set up in the first film – a Cobra operative in the White House, for example – but it plays off them with agility, charm and even a little wit. It takes the franchise from Bottom Feeder to better than average in less than two hours.

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