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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×06 Review: “The Spy Humongous”

While the crew of the Cerritos keeps getting handed the jobs no one wants, from both the lower decks staff to the bridge crew, they just keep on persevering.

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×05 Review: “An Embarrassment of Dooplers”

Episode 2×05, “An Embarrassment of Dooplers” features a tribble-like plot device, a car chase we’ve not seen the likes of since Star Trek: Nemesis, and emotional depth from Mariner.

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×04 Review: “Mugato, Gumato”

“Mugato, Gumato” shows us the power of math, persistence, and friendship. Check out our review of 2×04 of Star Trek: Lower Decks.

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×03 Review: “We’ll Always Have Tom Paris”

“We’ll Always Have Tom Paris” has us laughing with this week’s episode 2×03 of Star Trek: Lower Decks. Voyager, pirates, plates, and more!

#WayBackWednesday – ‘The Lizzie McGuire Movie’ (2003)

Watching The Lizzie McGuire Movie this week was a real blast from the past for me. I never thought I’d get nostalgic for the early 2000s, but there were little things that really pushed my nostalgia buttons.

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×02 Review: “Kayshon, His Eyes Open”

From the cold open that set the tone for the episode to a story full of deep-cut references, episode 2×02 of Star Trek: Lower Decks proves that it’s more than just a comedy within the Star Trek universe.

#WayBackWednesday – ‘Jaws’ (1975)

Don’t go into the water this #WayBackWednesday–check out the penultimate review in our Summer Vacation Series, Jaws (1975) on Fangirlish!

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ 2×01 Review: “Strange Energies”

Starting the season off with a bang, Star Trek: Lower Decks dives right in with “interpersonal conflict” in three different ways–the conflict between Beckett Mariner and Captain Freeman, between Tendi and Rutherford, and conflict between Ransom, Captain Freeman, and Mariner.…

#WayBackWednesday – ‘Ever After’ (1998)

If you want a fresh take on Cinderella, you should check out Ever After (1998), this week’s #WayBackWednesday Summer Vacation Flick!

Hopes, Fears, and Feels for ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2

The next season of Star Trek: Lower Decks is coming up on August 12! Check out our hopes, feels, and fears for season two!

#WayBackWednesday – Blast from the Past (1999)

If you want to go back to the 1960s by way of 1999, check out our #WayBackWednesday review of Brendan Fraser’s Blast from the Past.

#WayBackWednesday – The Black Stallion (1979)

This is my first rodeo with today’s #WayBackWednesday movie, The Black Stallion. I’m not a true horse girl, but that doesn’t mean I am completely unfamiliar with horses. My mom showed horses in her youth and the last horse she…

#WayBackWednesday – Dirty Dancing (1987)

As iconic and ubiquitous as Dirty Dancing is, particularly its soundtrack, I never watched Dirty Dancing until a couple of summers ago. I was petsitting for a friend and took advantage of her big TV and very nice soundbar while…

Star Trek News: Matt Shakman, Lindsey Beer & Geneva Robertson-Dworet Have the Conn

The next film in the Star Trek franchise just got some fresh (green) blood. Matt Shakman, Lindsey Beer, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet are helming the next film in the Star Trek film series. WandaVision director Matt Shakman is directing the next…

#WayBackWednesday – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

I’ll admit it; I have always been a bit reluctant to watch The Fast and the Furious and its seemingly infinite number of sequels. Fast cars, drag racing, shootouts? Not really how I want to spend my summer vacation. I…

#WayBackWednesday – The Shadow (1994)

“Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!” Those are words that thrilled me and filled me with delight as a kid. I’ve always been fascinated by old-time radio, especially mystery thrillers and superhero stories.…

#WayBackWednesday – My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)

The first time I watched My Best Friend’s Wedding, I was having a sleepover at my high school best friend’s house. I remember enjoying the movie, but I mostly remember laughing and having a blast with my best friend. Because…

#WayBackWednesday – Clueless (1995)

Clueless was one of the most ubiquitous movies of my middle school days. “As if!” and “Whatever!” echoed through the hallways at school and were shouted on the school bus. A Clueless spin-off series followed in 1996 and ran in…

#WayBackWednesday – The Craft (1996)

The Craft is a movie that totally freaked me out as a kid. I watched The Craft for the first time at a friend’s house during a sleepover. It scared me so badly that we didn’t finish it. What can…

#WayBackWednesday – The Sandlot (1993)

The Sandlot is Fangirlish staff writer, Julie’s pick for her favorite summer movie. I’m so glad she picked The Sandlot because it’s one of my all-time favorite summer movies as well. Did you grow up watching The Sandlot every summer?…

#WayBackWednesday – Now and Then (1995)

For the inaugural edition of our Summer Vacation series, I’ll be reviewing staff writer Gillian’s favorite summer flick–Now and Then. Did you catch Now and Then when it premiered back in 1995? Check out the trailer and then read why…