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Book Review + Unboxing Video For Star Trek: Federation: First 150 Years December 8, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,ENT,History,Review,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

It’s the big-ticket Star Trek item of the season (well, for book-lovers, anyway). Join us for a look at “Federation: The First 150 Years.” Find out how this history from the future weighs in – and watch the unboxing video to see how all the components work – below. 

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Book Review- Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cold Equations: Silent Weapons December 7, 2012

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

David Mack really got his mojo on for “The Persistence of Memory”, but can he keep his game on for a follow-up? Well, Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the starship Enterprise had better hope so, because an interstellar operation is about to blow up right in their faces in the newly released second novel in the Cold Equations trilogy, “Silent Weapons." The TrekMovie review follows below.

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Review: Star Trek: Klingon Bird-of-Prey Haynes Manual November 23, 2012

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

As the holiday season draws near, your favorite Klingon may be in need of some technical help with his or her Bird-of-Prey. Never fear, the fine folks at Haynes have your friend’s technical needs in mind as they roll out their brand new Owners’ Workshop Manual for the iconic Klingon starship. The TrekMovie review below.

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Book Review: The Persistence of Memory November 5, 2012

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

Whenever a Star Trek franchise celebrates a milestone, it’s time for something special, isn’t it? Well, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation, veteran Trek scribe David Mack rolls out a trilogy for us, Cold Equations. Join us for our review Book I, “The Persistence of Memory”.
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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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