Join PGS-favorite Willow Yang as she turns her scientific mind – yes, she’s a real scientist – to the world of sci-fi and genre entertainment. Her essays are entertaining, insightful (and occasionally spicy)!
Willow Talk: Modern gangster films shed some light on cultural differences between American and Hong Kong filmmakers.
Willow Yang, Imagination Connoisseur and featured blogger, provides her twin reviews of Hong Kong’s INFERNAL AFFAIRS (2002) and the Martin Scorecese re-make of it, THE DEPARTED (2006) and says while the pictures are similar, their cultural perspectives and directors bring out differences that make both films worth watching.
Imagination Connoisseur and frequent blogger, Willow Yang, shares her opinion about the first episode of STAR TREK: VOYAGER, Caretaker, where the audience is introduced to Captain Janeway, a holographic doctor, rebel Maquis and the rest of Voyager’s crew. But is there enough room in the episode for a good story?
Imagination Connoisseur and frequent blogger, Willow Yang, gives us a hilariously frank look at some of Hollywood’s favorite romantic comedies to underscore her point that the best thing about Valentine’s Day are the day-after bargains at the candy counter.
Willow Talk: Worf gets his house in order – and the rest of us wonder how the hell the Klingons every got anything done.
Imagination Connoisseur and featured blogger, Willow Yang, gives us a truly objective look at Klingon intrigue, yet another death for Tasha Yar and the improbable dichotomy that is Klingon society in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION.
Imagination Connoisseur and featured blogger, Willow Yang, provides an insightful look into how women view heroic characters in genre fiction and what some of the differences are between men and women when it comes to living vicariously through the hero of a favorite story.
Imagination Connoisseur and fan-favorite guest blogger, Willow Yang, is more than just a little creeped out by TNG’s Reginald Barclay’s bad hologram habit.
Imagination Connoisseur and guest blogger, Willow Yang, recounts a conversation with her mother about Star Wars, freaky aliens and that absurd, little rocket – R2D2.
Guest blogger and PGS Star Trek reviewer, Willow Yang, chimes in on the two-part, epic episode of Star Trek: Voyager, YEAR OF HELL.
Imagination Connoisseur (and guest blogger), Willow Yang, chimes in on the discussion as to whether or not all “foes” are “villains” – or just misunderstood antagonists?
Willow’s mom makes a triumphant return as the “unintended movie reviewer” as Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, recounts their conversation about The Godfather Parts I and II.
Imagination Connoisseur and guest blogger, Willow Yang, just finished binging THE WITCHER on Netflix and to say she didn’t get enough Henry Cavil would be an understatement.
Guest blogger and fellow Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, made it through THE RISE OF SKYWALKER but still really dislikes “Reylo.”
We let her count the ways …
Imagination Connoisseur and guest blogger, Willow Yang, may have figured out what’s really missing from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.
Imagination Connoisseur and guest blogger, Willow Yang, takes up the defense of MAN OF STEEL – and not just Henry Cavil is a good-lookin’ dude.
Willow Talk: Despite the inadvertent misogyny, Star Trek’s “The Cage” is boldly (and intentionally) dissatisfying.
Guest blogger and fellow Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, drops a big holiday treat for all of us to enjoy – her no-holds-barred review of the original STAR TREK pilot, “The Cage.”
And it’s enough to make Spock smile. Or is that a cringe?
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, takes a shot at director Martin Scorsese’s latest mob picture, THE IRISHMAN.
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, offers her review of the classic Star Trek: TNG episode, THE OFFSPRING.
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, shares her review of JOKER which – while not the perfect move – succeeds in creating something we haven’t seen in the theater in a while: a new take on a legendary comic book character.
Willow talk: As with artists and literary heroes, do the dark sides of scientists diminish their contributions to society?
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, surprises the Post-Geek Singularity once again with an insightful look at how today’s “cancel culture” presents standards that diminish the contributions of some of the world’s most brilliant scientific minds.
Willow Talk: Willow follows an alternate timeline and winds up reviewing ST:TNG’s Yesterday’s Enterprise.
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, turns her critical eye to the classic ST:TNG Episode YESTERDAY’S ENTERPRISE.
PGS Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, sounds off in another Willow Talk blogpost – but this time, she’s not critiquing Star Trek. Instead she’s got a bone to pick about reserved seating in theaters.
Imagination Connoisseur and Star Trek critic-at-large, Willow Yang, chimes in on what’s just not right about ST:TNG’s gary sue character, Wesley Crusher.
To say Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, isn’t high on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Season 2 finale, “Shades of Gray” is putting in mildly.
Check out her review!
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, turns a critical eye onto the next generation of Star Trek television with her review of “Encounter at Farpoint” – the pilot episode marking the return of Trek to the TV.
Everyone’s favorite Star Trek reviewer, Willow Yang, reports back to the Post-Geek Singularity with her savage take-down of the original series episode: SPOCK’S BRAIN.
Everyone’s favorite PGS reviewer, Willow Yang, shares her thoughts on STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED SERIES and how it succeeds in spite of its obvious failures.
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, dissects the final episode of STAR TREK: The Original Series and actually finds a gem or two worth watching in the not-so-classic episode: Turnabout Intruder.
Our fave fan reviewer, Willow Yang, gives us a new look into the beauty of ST:TOS’s episode “Is There No Truth In Beauty” … check it out!
Okay, we get it, Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, writes amazing letters and even better reviews – not just of STAR TREK. Her point-of-view is not only insightful, it’s humorous and often thought-provoking.
And this review of John Wayne’s epic fail of a historical epic, THE CONQUERER, is no exception. Check it out.
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at the games some people play, why outrage gets in the way of understanding, which is better: CAPTAIN MARVEL or IRONMAN 2 and much more!