Great storytellers are influenced by great storytelling, and the creative minds behind Star Trek are no different. Each week the CineTrekkin’ blog will place a memorable film under the microscope and examine how it adds valuable context to Discovery’s latest episode. By Cam Smith When you’re tasking a team of underdogs with protecting a peaceful... Continue Reading →
The significance here is that “Forest” and “Zero Hour” build emotional stakes for our characters that have been developed over the course of a season.
Due to Avatar’s strange current reputation in pop culture, it was actually surprising to see Discovery embrace its inner-Na’vi this week as Burnham, Saru and Tyler take a trip to the lush land of Pahvo.
From hallucinogenic rock-monsters to vibrating crystal radio towers, it seems Starfleet spacefarers of the future have a morbid fascination with … minerals?
What differentiates the two, interestingly, is that in Discovery the protagonist isn’t really conscious of her situation