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Book Review: Star Trek Typhon Pact: Brinkmanship October 23, 2012

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

Bickering leaders, an increasingly militarized border, back-room machinations… no, we’re not talking about anything in domestic or world politics here at TrekMovie, we’re talking about Una McCormack’s new novel, “Brinkmanship”. The TrekMovie review follows the cut.
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Book Review: Star Trek: Voyager – The Eternal Tide October 7, 2012

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

What happens when a fleet commander’s humanity becomes secondary to an entropic force that just cannot be stopped… well, I guess you can say “The Eternal Tide” happens, which works out pretty well, since TrekMovie’s review of the aptly named novel follows the cut.
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TrekInk Review: Star Trek #13 September 21, 2012

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

IDW Publishing presents a one-shot issue of their ongoing Star Trek series this week. Star Trek #13 features Cupcake in a poignant tale of what it really means to wear a red shirt in service to Starfleet. Spoilers and more after the break.

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Book Review: Star Trek Titan: Fallen Gods September 7, 2012

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

As the starship Titan continues its journey of exploration deep into the Beta Quadrant, the Andorian succession issue serves up an added complication in the midst of an already tricky mission in a dangerously unstable region of space as Michael A. Martin’s new novel “Fallen Gods” hits the ground running. The TrekMovie review below.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation^2 #4 August 31, 2012

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

While hiding inside a nebula from Cybermen and the Borg, Picard introduces the Doctor to the one person aboard the Enterprise who might be able to make some sense of their mysterious and dire circumstances, in the latest issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation2 from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.

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In Praise of the Doomsday Machine (and William Windom) August 30, 2012

by Joseph Dickerson , Filed under: Editorial,Review,TOS , comments closed

In this latest guest post by Joseph Dickerson, we dive into the Original Series episode “The Doomsday Machine” and revisit why it might just be one of the best episodes of Star Trek. Dickerson’s review is timely, too, and, after William Windom’s (Commodore Decker) passing this month, serves as an homage to the great actor and a thank you for portraying one of our (dare I say?) favorite characters. Hit the jump for the review.
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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #12, November solicits, and comics news roundup August 24, 2012

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

Scotty’s unauthorized transwarp beaming research comes back to haunt him with a furry vengeance in Star Trek #12. Meanwhile, IDW Publishing solicits more Star Trek comics for November 2012 and TrekMovie rounds up recent comics news. Some spoilers after the break.

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TrekInk Comics Review: Tribbles, TARDIS and Borg, oh my! July 24, 2012

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

Cyborgs, furry beasts, and past encounters of the crossover kind are the order of the day in the third issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation2 and the beginning of a new story arc in the ongoing series, Star Trek #11, from IDW Publishing. Spoilers and a roundup of recent Star Trek comics after the break.

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Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 1 Blu-ray + New Preview Images July 23, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Review,TNG,TNG Remastered , comments closed

The first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation is finally here in HD. Just in time for the 25th anniversary, the series makes its debut on Blu-ray on Tuesday. TrekMovie has had some time to check out the new set and it is impressive. More details and photos in our review.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #2 July 6, 2012

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

Borg, Cybermen, The Doctor and his companions arrived in the first issue. Now it’s time to meet the crew of the Enterprise in the second issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Assimilation2 from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Raise The Dawn June 25, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review , comments closed

The second (and final) part of David R. George III’s new Typhon Pact duology is due to hits the bookstore shelves this week. TrekMovie’s Rob Lyons has already blazed through his copy, and has some thoughts to share. Check out the TrekMovie review of “Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Raise the Dawn” below.

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Book Review: John Scalzi’s ‘Redshirts’ June 14, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Great Links,Review , comments closed

The secrets of the Universal Union’s flagship are exposed as newbie crew members continue to die exquisitely meaningless deaths in John Scalzi’s new sci-fi sendup, “Redshirts”. It isn’t an official Star Trek novel, but the title gives it away as a Trek spoof. The TrekMovie review follows…
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REVIEW: Star Trek: The Motion Picture Complete Score June 12, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Music,Review , comments closed

“There is no comparison!” was the tagline for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, presumably a reference to 1977’s Star Wars. While certainly debatable whether true, the tagline is arguably applicable to the treatment given to Jerry Goldsmith’s soundtrack with the new LaLa Land Records’ Star Trek: The Motion Picture Limited Edition 3CD set. TrekMovie details the release in this new review.

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Film Review: Prometheus June 8, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Lindelof,Prometheus,Review,Sci-Fi , comments closed

With Prometheus (in theaters today) director Ridley Scott returns to the film universe he started with Alien in 1979. Co-written by Star Trek’s Damon Lindelof, the new movie is a worthy addition to the Alien franchise, but also a different film that poses as many questions as it answers. More in the TrekMovie review below, including some spoilers.

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E3 Star Trek Game Demo Impressions + New Demo & Booth Video June 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed

At the big E3 gaming show in LA this week, Paramount and Namco Bandai are showcasing the upcoming Star Trek coop game, set in the new movie universe. There are long lines to get in to see a demo, but we here at TrekMovie can now share some of that demo footage, plus a new look at a Gorn from the game, shots of the E3 both, and my impressions of the demo.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Plagues of Night

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review , comments closed

Troubled waters (uh, space-lanes?) divide the Federation and its partners from the Typhon Pact. Can David R. George III bridge them in his new novel “Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Plagues of Night”? The Trek Movie Review follows.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #1 + 7-page Preview May 29, 2012

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

doctor After a difficult adventure, the eleventh Doctor, with companions Amy and Rory, would like to relax with a bit of glamour and mystery, but a little dimensional feedback has deposited the Tardis in a time and place they couldn’t have imagined. Spoilers ahead in TrekMovie’s review of Assimilation2 #1, the opening installment of an eight-issue mini-series from IDW Publishing.

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Book Review: Star Trek Department of Temporal Investigations: Forgotten History May 20, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review,TAS,TNG,TOS , comments closed

Lucsly and Dulmur are running out of time in the fast-paced new novel from Christopher L. Bennett. Once again the Department of Temporal Investigation is on the case in the new Star Trek novel, “Forgotten History,” and for this outing they are dealing with the guy who has the biggest time travel rap sheet, James T. Kirk. The TrekMovie review follows.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #8 May 3, 2012

by Alex Fletcher , Filed under: Comics,Review , comments closed

“Hello, this is your captain speaking. I’d like to welcome you to today’s flight into the Neutral Zone. Do not worry though, we have a doctor on board for what may ail you. Why head into the Neutral Zone you ask? Well, there is this little red matter we have to deal with…” And that red matter gets dealt with in Star Trek #8, the second part of the “Vulcan’s Vengeance” storyline which is finally in comic book stores. Find out more in the TrekMovie review.

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Review: Star Trek First Contact Complete Motion Picture Score April 16, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Music,Review,TNG , comments closed

The original 1996 soundtrack for Star Trek: First Contact was limited to about 45 minutes, and as such, much of the music was excised. Now, GNP Crescendo’s Star Trek: First Contact Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack restores the entire soundtrack, giving fans the chance to listen to isolated tracks never before available. TrekMovie.com makes contact with the CD to provide this review of Jerry (and Joel) Goldsmith’s compositions for one Star Trek’s best loved feature films. 

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