TrekIn2011: Best Star Trek Music, Video/TV & Art December 31, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,Review,Trek Franchise,Trek on TV , comments closed
2011 also saw a lot of interesting media releases in the world of Star Trek, including new music CDs, new TV broadcasts and DVDs, new internet and and video game content and new artwork. Today we take a look at the best of the year in Star Trek media.
TrekIn2011: Best Star Trek Books & Comics December 30, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Comics,Review , comments closed
TrekMovie continues our 2011 retrospective today with a look at Star Trek on the printed page. We chose the best in books (fiction and non-fiction) and comic books (new stories, collections and covers). Find out what made the grade below.
Comics Review: Star Trek Ongoing #4 December 29, 2011by Alex Fletcher , Filed under: Comics,Review,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Apes! Damned dirty apes! Oh wait, wrong franchise! Stranded crewmembers, an uppity commissioner, and no Statue of Liberty. Seems like a Star Trek story to me! But apes? Just how do they play into it? Find out below in the TrekMovie review of the ongoing Star Trek comics issue #4 where the new movie crew finish up their take on "The Galileo Seven".
TrekIn2011: Best Star Trek Merchandise Of The Year December 28, 2011by John Tenuto , Filed under: Merchandise,Review , comments closed
Today TrekMovie begins its look back at the year that was. 2011 was a year of Trekversaries, from the 45th anniversary of the premiere of the original show to the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the sixth and fourth Star Trek movies. To celebrate, Star Trek fans had options among many items to collect. TrekMovie presents its annual “best of” Star Trek collectibles winners for the year.
TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #3 December 14, 2011by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , comments closed
Starfleet officers and Legionnaires finally meet face to face in the third installment of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes from IDW Publishing. Once everyone gets their egos and timelines sorted out, the Imperial Elite arrive for a good old fashioned comic book smackdown. Spoilers after the break.
eBook Review: Star Trek: The Typhon Pact: The Struggle Within + Catchup Reviews & News On Typhon’s Future December 6, 2011by 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.
TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #3 Comic November 30, 2011by 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.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.
TrekInk: Review Of Star Trek Ongoing #2 Comic + What’s Next For Series November 22, 2011by 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.
Book Review: Star Trek: Vanguard – What Judgments Come November 18, 2011by 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.
TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #1 and #2 November 8, 2011by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Review,TOS , comments closed
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.
Comic Review: Star Trek Ongoing #1 September 30, 2011by 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…
Book Review: Star Trek: A Choice of Catastrophes September 29, 2011by 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.
Entire Star Trek TV Library Now Streaming On Amazon Prime August 19, 2011by 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.
Retro-Books Review: The Yesterday Saga August 10, 2011by 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.
The Collective: Review Of DST Retro Pike and Salt Vampire Figures + First Look At New Titan Busts August 4, 2011by 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.
Book Review: Star Trek: Cast No Shadow July 29, 2011by 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.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.
Book Review: Star Trek Voyager: Children of the Storm July 14, 2011by 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.
Video Demo & Review of Star Trek PADD app for iPad July 13, 2011by 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.