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Star Trek:The Next Generation Season 4 Blu-ray review August 1, 2013

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Review,TNG Remastered , comments closed

Season 4 is the start of the well oiled machine that we knew as TNG, coming off the success of Season 3 and the attention of using the cliffhanger format for “The Best of Both Worlds”, Season 4 is the first season to have all of the production staff that would be there through the series end. Season 4 contains a lot of fan favorites such as Family, Brothers, Data’s Day, The Wounded, The Drumhead, Qpid, and Redemption. Read on to see how the season looks remastered and details of the new bonus features.

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Star Trek:The Next Generation “Redemption” Blu-ray review July 30, 2013

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Review,TNG Remastered , comments closed

Along with the boxed set of Season 4, the single disc release of the two-part cliffhanger “Redemption” is also available starting today in the US. Like The Best of Both Worlds that was released with Season 3, both parts have been edited together to make one 90-minute TV movie.

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Review: Star Trek Into Darkness Sound Track June 30, 2013

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Merchandise,Music,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

While Star Trek films have had 8 different directors (Wise, Meyer, Nimoy, Shatner, Carson, Frakes, Baird, and Abrams), the composer club is slightly more exclusive with six (Goldsmith, Horner, Rosenman, Eidelman, McCarthy, and Giacchino). It is arguable that amongst all the behind the scenes artists, the composer has the most power to influence the emotional energy of a film, perhaps even more than the director or cinematographer. The music influences what the audience feels, and when it is done right, it enhances the actor’s performances, the director’s vision, and the cinematographer’s created mood. When the music fails to resonate, it harms a film through distraction or obvious manipulation. Michael Giacchino’s music for Star Trek Into Darkness is one of the former soundtracks, helping to enhance the story and giving STID additional emotional life. Hit the jump for our full review of the Star Trek Into Darkness sound track.
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Mark Altman’s Review Of Star Trek Into Darkness May 14, 2013

by Mark A. Altman , Filed under: Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

TrekMovie, in its desire to provide a broad response to the release of the latest Star Trek film, reached out to Free Enterprise writer/producer and founding publisher of Geek Magazine, Mark A. Altman, for his thoughts on the latest film. After much cajoling, a reluctant Altman, who the Los Angeles Times once called, “the world’s foremost Trekspert” agreed to share his thoughts with us (with no major spoilers).
 
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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #20 May 7, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

We interrupt our regularly scheduled anticipation of Star Trek Into Darkness for a brief, but entertaining visit with Sulu and Chekov in Star Trek #20, the last prequel issue of IDW Publishing’s ongoing series. Comic spoilers ahead.

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Action Movie FX App Gets Star Trek Update – TrekMovie Takes It For A Spin May 5, 2013

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness,Viral Video/Mashup/Images,Web , comments closed

Bad Robot’s iOS app Action Movie FX has been updated with five brand new Star Trek FX, including transporter, warp, phaser, photon and an Enterprise flyby. Check out some sample movies from this cool new update below.
 
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TrekMovie.com Review Of Star Trek Into Darkness May 3, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

After now seeing Star Trek Into Darkness twice (once in 2D and once in 3D) I am finally ready to give my opinion on JJ Abrams second entry for the franchise. Below is my review with a completely spoiler-free summary (really no plot details or even character names). The rest of the review contains some spoilers, but nothing not revealed in any trailer, commercial or clip.
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Star Trek Book Reviews: “The Devil’s Bargain” & “Allegiance In Exile” April 20, 2013

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TOS , comments closed

It is time to catch up on some of the new 2013 Trek novels so today we have two reviews of novels from the original Star Trek series universe: Tony Daniel”s "Devil’s Bargain" and David R. George III’s "Allegiance In Exile."      

 

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First Hands-On Impression Of Star Trek: The Video Game + Gameplay & BTS Video April 18, 2013

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Review,ST09 Cast,Star Trek (JJverse game),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Star Trek: The Video Game comes out next week. I have had a chance to play with the game a little and give you first impressions of the game below, along with four game play videos. Plus there is a new making-of video released by Paramount showing the new Star Trek doing their voice work for the game.     
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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Newspaper Comics Vol. 1 and a request from Library of American Comics April 15, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Books,Comics,Review,TOS , comments closed

Captain’s Log: Stardate 7493.5 – On a survey mission through an uncharted sector of the galaxy, we have picked a radio transmission from an unexplored sun system. This is how the newspaper adventures of the Enterprise began, back in December 1979. Most Trekkies aren’t familiar with these comics, but that’s ok, because IDW’s Library of American Comics can help. More after the break.

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TrekInk: Review of Countdown to Darkness #4 with a preview and more April 9, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

April The countdown to Star Trek Into Darkness continues this week with the release of the fourth and final issue of Countdown to Darkness from IDW Publishing. Klingons, Kirk, April, Keenser, intrigue and SPOILERS ahead. Ok, maybe more Scotty than Keenser, but there’s lots of stuff happening, including the trade paperback for those of you who’ve been waiting.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #19 with preview and other comics news March 29, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Archer's mutt IDW Publishing originally scheduled release of Star Trek #19 for next week, but Diamond Comic Distributors had other plans and everyone gets to learn a little about Montgomery Scott’s background this week. Spoilers and more ahead.

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TrekInk: Review of Countdown to Darkness #3 + 7-page Preview March 19, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

shkow shkow The countdown actually gets dark in the penultimate issue of IDW Publishing’s prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness. Countdown to Darkness #3 will be released this week and April won’t leave anything to chance or Kirk. Spoilers ahead.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hive #4 February 26, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TNG , comments closed

Seven and Picard After a delay of several months, Brannon Braga’s bewildering Borg brawl to end all Borg brawls concludes this week, with the fourth and final issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hive. Spoilers, nanoprobes, green Borg goo, Seven, and a poll ahead.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #18 February 19, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

uhura IDW Publishing releases Star Trek #18 this week. This issue of the ongoing series focuses on Uhura, the beginning of her relationship with Spock, and an event that takes place when she was a child. Spoilers ahead.

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TrekInk: Review of Countdown to Darkness #2

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , comments closed

april The prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness continues this week with Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #2, from IDW Publishing. We learn more about Captain Robert April and we’re briefly introduced to another iconic character with an alternate universe twist. Spoilers ahead.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #17 February 10, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

mccoy IDW Publishing returns home from the Mirror Universe with Star Trek #17, the latest chapter in the ongoing series. This standalone issue features McCoy, in a detailed and introspective portait of the Chief Medical Officer. Spoilers ahead.

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Review: In Search Of… The Complete Collection & Your Chance to Win! [UPDATED: Winners announced for In Search of... box set!] January 24, 2013

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Review , comments closed

boxsetLeonard Nimoy may best be remembered as Mr. Spock from Star Trek, but he also spent six seasons exploring the unexplained in the classic 70’s television series “In Search of…”. The show was recently released on DVD, and TrekMovie brings you a look at the series, it’s DVD release, and offers you a chance to win a complete collection of the paranormal classic. Our review and details on our contest follow the cut.

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TrekInk: Review of Countdown to Darkness #1 January 22, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

uhura In the months since their encounter with Nero, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise have been exploring strange new worlds, new civilizations, and now, they must face a grave new threat to the security of the Federation. IDW Publishing releases Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #1 this week, the first chapter of a four-issue prequel to Star Trek Into Darkness. Comic spoilers ahead. Will there be movie spoilers too? One more time. Spoilers.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #16 and comics news January 4, 2013

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

kirk A two-part alternate Mirror universe tale concludes this week in issue #16 of the ongoing Star Trek series from IDW Publishing. Or is it part two of a Mirror alternate universe? You’ll have to decide for yourselves. Spoilers and other comics news after the break.

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