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eBook Review: Star Trek: The Typhon Pact: The Struggle Within + Catchup Reviews & News On Typhon’s Future December 6, 2011

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

The Star Trek: The Typhon Pact cross-24th century series saga continues with the release of Christopher L. Bennett’s e-book novella “The Struggle Within.” TrekMovie reviews that below, plus we take the opportunity to catch up with mini-reviews of the four previously released Typhon Pact novels from late 2010/early 2011. There is also news on the next entries in the series coming in 2012.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #3 Comic November 30, 2011

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

Medical supplies en route to a planet in need, a quasar-like formation, and the Federation High Commissioner. How can things go wrong? Well, the shuttle Galileo will prove us all wrong. As usual. It wouldn’t be Star Trek otherwise, now would it? Read on to find out what happens in this month’s issue of IDW’s ongoing series set in the new Star Trek movie universe.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Enterprise: The Romulan War: To Brave the Storm

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

With Earth essentially left to its own devices, the Romulans begin, bit by bit, to set the stage for the end of the human race in Michael A. Martin’s second and final installment of The Romulan War mini-series. The TrekMovie review below.

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TrekInk: Review Of Star Trek Ongoing #2 Comic + What’s Next For Series November 22, 2011

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

The Galactic Barrier. Gary Mitchel. White Eyes. Wait… no Dr. Dehner on staff? How on Earth… er… Enterprise will they stop him? Read on and find out how it all comes together in the second issue of IDW’s new ongoing series set in the new Star Trek movie universe. We also preview what is next for the series.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Vanguard – What Judgments Come November 18, 2011

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

Years after the conclusion of operations at Starbase Vanguard, reporter Tim Pennington manages to track down an elusive Diego Reyes and begins to piece together the final act of the Vanguard Saga in the penultimate novel of the Vanguard series, “What Judgments Come”. The TrekMovie review below.

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TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #1 and #2 November 8, 2011

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

earth 30th-century Legionnaires of the United Planets find themselves on the wrong Earth with 23rd-century Starfleet officers of the United Federation of Planets in the first two issues of a six-issue crossover mini-series from IDW Publishing and DC Comics. Time travel, an evil empire, spoilers and impressions after the break.

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Comic Review: Star Trek Ongoing #1 September 30, 2011

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

Star Trek is back in comic format, and it’s the new movie crew doing the old original series episodes. Will Vina show up? How about Adam? Hey… what’s Gary Mitchell doing there? And why are his eyes all white?. Read on in the TrekMovie review and find out…

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Book Review: Star Trek: A Choice of Catastrophes September 29, 2011

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

The evaluation of an abandoned planet by fourteen Enterprise crew members on two shuttlecraft; and the diversion of the mighty starship on – in essence – a milk run to supply a space station with medical supplies sounds innocuous enough, but Michael Schuster and Steve Mollmann present anything but in their new Star Trek novel, “A Choice of Catastrophes”. The TrekMovie review below.

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Entire Star Trek TV Library Now Streaming On Amazon Prime August 19, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Review,Science/Technology,Trek on TV,Web , comments closed

Last month Amazon and CBS announced they will be adding Star Trek to the Amazon Prime streaming video offering. And this week the entire Star Trek TV catalog went online. More details below plus an early review/comparison between the Amazon and Netflix streaming services for Star Trek.  

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Retro-Books Review: The Yesterday Saga August 10, 2011

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

Today TrekMovie begins a new series of periodic retro reviews of some classic Star Trek novels, so while we wait for the next new title we can look back on some of our favorites. The first entry will actually look at the two books of the "Yesterday Saga" by A.C. Crispin.    

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The Collective: Review Of DST Retro Pike and Salt Vampire Figures + First Look At New Titan Busts August 4, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Collectibles,Review,TOS,Toys , comments closed

This week The Collective takes a look at Diamond Select’s two newly released Star Trek retro MEGO cloth figures: Captain Pike and the Salt Vampire. We also give an update on what is next for the line and get a first look at the new Titan Star Trek busts.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Cast No Shadow July 29, 2011

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Review , comments closed

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country left a lot of open-ended questions. While there have been a few visits back to that "Lost Era" over the years, none have addressed the medium-term repercussions of the Khitomer Accords and the devastation wrought by the Praxis detonation. That all changes James Sawllow’s brand new novel "Star Trek: Cast No Shadow." The TrekMovie review is below.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Vanguard: Declassified + Vanguard Series To End In 2012 July 19, 2011

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

It’s time to return to the Taurus Reach with the collection “Star Trek: Vanguard: Declassified.” Contributors Dayton Ward, Kevin Dilmore, Marco Palmieri, and David Mack bring readers four novellas, spread across the Vanguard saga’s timeline, which promise to open up some new perspectives on the crew and the circumstances that are associated with the life of Starbase 47. The TrekMovie novel review below plus news on the end of the Vanguard saga.

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Book Review: Star Trek Voyager: Children of the Storm July 14, 2011

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

How do you take a species that could have been a throw-away contribution to the Star Trek ethos and weave a unique and intricate tale from their story? Well, just ask Kirsten Beyer; or, better yet, read the results in her latest contribution to the Star Trek: Voyager saga, “Children of the Storm.” The TrekMovie novel review below.

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Video Demo & Review of Star Trek PADD app for iPad July 13, 2011

by Joseph Dickerson , Filed under: History,Review,Trek Franchise,Web , comments closed

On MondayCBS released their new Star Trek PADD device for iPad. The new product has got a lot of buzz in the media with people saying it is an obvious match, but what does the new application actually do and how well does it do it? Well you can find out in the TrekMovie.com video demo and review below.

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The Collective: Review of DST Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan Communicator July 11, 2011

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

Used in exasperation (or a half Vulcan. half Romulan approximation) by Saavik and in revelatory assuredness by James T. Kirk, the Wrath of Khan era communicator is now available as a role playing toy from Diamond Select Toys. The Collective column makes it Khan-etic return with a review of the brand new item (including video demo).

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Review: QMx Star Trek Movie Phaser Replica June 30, 2011

by Jeff Bond , Filed under: Replicas,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Quantum Mechanix has released their new USS Enterprise Metal-Plated Phaser Replica from the 2009 Star Trek movie. QMx has kept the price affordable on this new replica by focusing on recreating the look and feel of the phasers while leaving the lights and sounds for a future (more expensive) offering. The results are pretty impressive. More details in our review below.

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Book Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Indistinguishable From Magic June 28, 2011

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

TrekMovie continues catching up on recently released Star Trek novels to help with your summer reading list. Today we take a look at "Star Trek: The Next Generation: Indistinguishable from Magic," a new standalone novel from David A. McIntee which reunites engineers LaForge and Scott and brings back some of the concepts (and cast) of the former Starfleet Corps of Engineers eBook series.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Department of Temporal Investigations: Watching the Clock June 24, 2011

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

It is time for TrekMovie to start catching up on some of the latest Star Trek novels. Today we start off with a time travel adventure with Christopher L. Bennett’s "Department of Temporal Investigations: Watching The Clock" which does its best to stitch together many of Star Trek’s temporal anomalies.

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E3 Impressions: Star Trek: Infinite Space Bringing Casual Gaming Fun To Trek June 22, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: DS9,Games,Interview,Review , comments closed

Last week TrekMovie reported on E3 first impression of the exciting new video game tied to the new Star Trek movie universe. Gameforge was also at E3 showing off a pre-alpha build of their free to play multiplayer browser game Star Trek: Infinite Space. See below for first impressions, plus exclusive gameplay video and interview with game consultants Mike and Denise Okuda.

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