But this story made no sense. No one cared. I got over it. He does what he does because he tells himself there are no other choices he can make, and life keeps finding reasons that seem to confirm this. My cowardice just screwed somebody out of a tail light. Oh, some ambiguity, a little uncomfortableness.
But for right now, he gets away with it. Star Trek is built on the vision of an ideal future; a tomorrow in which so many of the wants and hatreds that drive us today have been put aside. No money, no starvation, and if politics still seem as sniping and childish as ever, well, maybe there are folks who prefer it that way. The fundamental assumption is that problems can be solved. That with enough technology, enough goodwill and time, eventually humanity will work through its differences and grow the fuck up.
Sure, there will still be the occasional criminal or malcontent, and sure, contact with other species can bring with it a whole host of new problems. But the fundamental optimism remains. In December , Del Rey and producer Rick Nowels worked on a series of tracks together for her second major-label album, Ultraviolence Among the notable tracks in these sessions were some songs which made the cut, including "Shades of Cool", "Sad Girl", and "Is This Happiness", while "I Can Fly", "Yes to Heaven", and "Your Girl" were some of the leaked songs which had been scrapped from the project due to the record's change in sound.
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July 9, Does the end always justify the means? Everyone will take something different from this episode and ultimately there may not be a right answer. You don't get that on Downton Abbey. Most critics also responded positively to the episode. The review of the VHS release in Dreamwatch magazine describe the episode as "probably the strongest of the season" and among the best episodes of Deep Space Nine. It called the plot "original", "daring" and "unexpected". Robinson in his book, Science Fiction of the 20th Century , describes "In the Pale Moonlight" as "Captain Sisko is forced to betray his ideals to save the lives of millions on a galactic scale at the cost of one petty criminal and one ambassador of an unfriendly nation.
On the surface, no contest but Brooks Sisko played the role with depth and feeling unusual in a science-fiction series. He called the fall of Betazed a "masterstroke" because it made the viewer invested in the conflict. He praised the suffering Sisko had for doing what he did, and said that both Brooks and Robinson were "at their best" with two "bravura performances".
Zack Handlen, in his review for The A. Club , suggested that the most shocking aspect of "In the Pale Moonlight" was that Sisko's actions were not shocking but only provided a twist. He said that the script "never overplays Sisko's deepening sense of crisis", and avoided presenting any choices as right or wrong.
He said "As Sisko gives up his principles slowly, one by one, in order to make his plan work, you expect Trek's simple moral verities to prevail. It is dumbfounding, and chilling, when they don't. They suggested that similar ideas were used on a number of police procedurals , and were the standard on Mission: Impossible. In , The Guardian recommended this episode as one of six Star Trek episodes, out of all episodes of the franchise up to that time.
In , Geek. In , Radio Times ranked the Sisko's deletion of his logs the 27th greatest moment of all Star Trek film and television. In , Space. In , Vulture.
In , Nerdist ranked this episode the 11th most essential episode of the series. In June , it was rated the fifth best episode of almost Star Trek episodes produced up to that time, by Screen Rant. In , Screen Rant ranked a character introduced in this episode, Vreenak , as the 3rd most important Romulan of the Star Trek franchise. The other episode featured on the tape was "His Way".
This was released on July 24, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rick Berman Ira Steven Behr. Retrieved June 7, Dust features the best sci-fi short films, series, and innovative content that cuts through the present to invite the future. We're thrilled at the opportunity of having our humble little film shared to new audiences across the globe, and it's fantastic to see the great reviews and feedback from viewers! A massive thanks to all the team at Dust, and make sure you check out their catalogue of brilliant films, available to watch right now on their Youtube channel.
The film will be available for viewing on Vimeo On-Demand as part of a series of films that make up the festival for from Monday, November 7th, and it will be live until the weekend of November 12th.
Learn more about Lift-Off here , a network of global film festivals that nurture independent filmmakers through a unique, industry-focused approach. Film Shortage curates fantastic short films from across the globe, and it's super exciting to have been chosen by them.“In The Pale Moonlight” shifts the status quo for the series’ biggest ongoing storyline, but Sisko’s musings, self-recrimination, and self-doubt are the heart of the story. The episode turns the entire Dominion War into an opportunity to consider what lengths a man might be willing to go to try and do the right thing—and how the.