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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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Book Review For ‘Storming Heaven’ – Final Book In Star Trek: Vanguard Series April 12, 2012

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

After seven novels, four novellas, an SCE ebook, and an alternate universe take that engages the series, Star Trek: Vanguard has reached its conclusion. What awaits the reader on this final voyage into the Taurus Reach? Find out in the TrekMovie review…

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Star Trek: Phase II “The Child” Online Now + Mini-review April 7, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fan Productions,New Voyages/Phase II,Review , comments closed

The popular Star Trek: Phase II fan series has released its first episode in a year with "The Child." This new episode was adapted from a script written for the original (unproduced) "Star Trek Phase II" series from the seventies with the original co-writer returning to direct. You can watch the episode and get download links below, plus read the TrekMovie mini-review.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing Comic #7 March 28, 2012

by Alex Fletcher , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Vengeance! Emotion! Pain! Suffering! A Vulcan craves not these things… Or do they? Why would Vulcans, an emotionless race, seek vengeance on those that destroyed their home world? It must be logical… right? These are the questions being addressed in Star Trek #7, the latest issue of the ongoing comic series set in the new movie universe – which is due in comic book stores today. The “Vulcan’s Vengance” storyline is the first original story for the series, find out how it works out in the TrekMovie review.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #6 March 20, 2012

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

uhura Chris Roberson’s tangled tale of temporal treachery reaches a barechested climax, followed by a reflective coda, inspired by and worthy of the original series. The final issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing is at your local comic shop this week. Spoilers and other Star Trek comics news after the break.

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Book Review: Star Trek: That Which Divides

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

The Library Computer is back with a brand new review of the latest Star Trek novel. This month provides us with a classic Trek adventure in Dayton Ward’s “That Which Divides," which revisits a classic episode (and mysterious race) while throwing in some Romulans and a few TAS character cameos. Find out how it all works out in the TrekMovie review.

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Review: ‘Shatner’s World’ On Broadway + Opening Night Pix February 17, 2012

by Jordan Hoffman , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Review,Shatner , comments closed

Last night Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner opened his new Broadway show "Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It" (which will be going on the road for a US tour next month). This new one-man show is an evolution from his 2011 tours in Australia and Canada. TrekMovie was in New York to see if it was Shat-tastic. Read the review below, accompanied by photos from opening night. 

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #5 February 14, 2012

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

flint The history of the Emperor’s rise to power and the secret of his mastery of time is revealed. It’s time to see if our Starfleet and Legion heroes can dance, in the penultimate issue of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing. Spoilers after the break.

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