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Two New Star Trek Model Kits from Round 2: Reviews and Unboxing February 19, 2015

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Merchandise , comments closed


Round 2, under their AMT label, has two new kits for Star Trek modelers to consider. One will give Classic Trekkies double the Enterprise goodness, while the second will allow your Next Generation era fleets to shine with some DS9 goodness. More information and unboxing videos follow the jump.

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek #41: Behemoth Part 1 + 7-Page Preview February 17, 2015

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek Beyond,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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It’s a new beginning for IDW’s nu-Trek comics, but when the Enterprise finds a massive new threat in uncharted space, will the five-year mission end before it even begins? Find out with a spoiler-filled review, plus a 7-page preview, after the jump.


Guy Designs, 3D Prints His Own TNG Warp Core Table Lamp February 15, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Electronics/Gadgets,Science/Technology,Web , comments closed


Ever wanted to capture the blue glow and pulsating hum of the Enterprise D warp core in your own living room? Using computer aided design and 3D printing, Star Trek fan ThePlanetMike has made it so by designing his own table lamp based on HD screen captures of Star Trek The Next Generation episodes and lighting it up with simple blue LED lights available on Amazon.

Star Trek Continues Reaches Goal to Build Engineering Set + 3 Days Left in Kirkstarter 2.0 February 12, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed


Fan series Star Trek Continues has been fundraising over the past month in their second ever Kickstarter campaign in the hopes of raising enough to make new episodes and, if stretch goals are met, build new sets. This week the series announced they have reached their first stretch goal, with pledges totaling over $150,000, which will allow them to build Scotty’s engine room.


Screen-used Star Trek Props To Go Up For Auction, Including $60,000 TOS Phaser February 10, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: History,Merchandise , comments closed


Trekkies, hide your pocketbooks if you don’t want to be tempted by Propworx’s Star Trek auction, which boasts an impressive haul of original screen-used props from throughout the Star Trek Franchise: from props, to artwork, to costumes, to scripts. The most unique (read: priciest) item up for bid is one of only two screen-used fiberglass TOS phaser props known to exist. The prop, which was featured in the hands of a security officer in the episode “Assignment: Earth”, is expected to fetch upwards of $60,000.

Dr. Bashir, I presume? New photo of Alexander Siddig from Game of Thrones, but no video February 2, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Celebrity , comments closed


Star Trek fans who were hoping to get their first glance of Deep Space Nine’s Dr. Bashir as Prince Doran Martell in the fifth season of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones were disappointed last week after the new trailer didn’t feature a single shot of our favorite smarmy doctor. But, you won’t have to wait until April for a glance of Siddig in his new stately attire; A publicity shot of Prince Martell was released Friday.

Smithsonian Brings Original Enterprise Model Back for One Day Only During Major Restoration Effort January 26, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,History,TOS , comments closed


The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum is overseeing the 4th and latest restoration of the original Enterprise model used to film The Original Series. For one day only they let the public in on the process, and TrekMovie’s Jared Whitley has the scoop and photos below.

TrekInk: Star Trek Comics Coming April 2015 January 24, 2015

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Comics,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The epic crossover tale, The Primate Directive, comes to a shocking conclusion and the Five-Year Mission of the Enterprise continues in April 2015 with a little help from IDW Publishing. Details after the break.


BREAKING: Simon Pegg to co-write Star Trek 3 with Doug Jung January 21, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Star Trek Beyond , comments closed


It was just confirmed by Deadline that Simon Pegg (JJ Trek’s Scotty) and Doug Jung (creator of the TNT series Dark Blue) will co-write the script for the next Star Trek film. This comes on the heals of the exit of Bob Orci and the announcement that Justin Lin (Fast and Furious 6) will take on the director’s chair for the third film in the new franchise.

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #2 + 7-Page Preview January 20, 2015

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

You there! Humans! IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios will release the second issue of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive this week. TrekMovie reviews and previews this installment of the crossover story nobody ever expected! Spoilers and more exclamation points after the break!


Star Trek Continues Launches Kirkstarter 2.0 To Fund New Episodes January 17, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Fan Productions,Star Trek Continues , comments closed


After three critically acclaimed episodes (and one more just in the can), the award-winning webseries, Star Trek Continues, today launched their second Kickstarter, dubbed “Kirkstarter 2.0″, to help fund two (or maybe more) new episodes and possibly build some new sets if stretch goals are reached. After only 12 hours, they’ve already raised over $40K, well on their way to their $100K goal.

Celebrate Voyager’s 20th Anniversary with These 20 Gems From The Delta Quadrant January 16, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: List,VOY , comments closed


January 2015 marks 20 years since Voyager first aired. Caretaker’s original airdate was January 16, here’s TrekMovie’s list of 20 great Voyager episodes you may have missed.

Dawn Wall Ascent Aims to Match Shatnerian Glory January 14, 2015

by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History , comments closed


Two fearless climbers have captured the eyes of the world this week with their amazing ascent up Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan. After climbing for 18 days and nights, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson today became the first climbers ever to use only their hands and feet to summit a 3,000-foot sheer path called the Dawn Wall. The climb has garnered incredible amounts of media attention. El Capitan is of course known to Trek fans, who saw Captain Kirk free climb it in Star Trek V.

TrekInk: Review of Star Trek: The Webcomic

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

Star Trek: The Webcomic, written and illustrated by Mark Farinas, is an ongoing comic strip published online, with compelling and entertaining Star Trek tales based on original series concepts. TrekMovie looks at the strip and learns more from its creator after the break.


TrekInk: Review of Star Trek Ongoing #40: The Q Gambit Part 6 + 7-Page Preview January 13, 2015

by Fritz Kessler , Filed under: Comics,Star Trek Into Darkness,Trek Franchise , comments closed

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The “gambit” is revealed as Kirk, Sisko, and Q face off against the power-mad Gul Dukat in the last issue of IDW’s Star Trek Ongoing: The Q Gambit. Does the final nu-24th century showdown deliver the goods? Find out with a spoiler-filled review, plus a 7 page preview, after the jump.


EDITORIAL – The Future of Star Trek: It’s the Story, Stupid January 11, 2015

by Staff , Filed under: Editorial,Trek Franchise , comments closed


The following essay comes to us from Lukas Kendall at Film Score Monthly (, whose Star Trek credentials including producing or co-producing most of the recent collector’s edition soundtrack CDs like the 15-disc La-La Land Records TOS box set. He also assisted with the recent publication of Return to Tomorrow, the oral history of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Lukas says he’s a lifelong Trekker who follows the ongoing dialogue about the franchise, and thought he had something to add about its fundamental appeal—and, among other things, the reason why J.J. Trek is so polarizing. 


‘The Simpsons’ Does Star Trek During Last Night’s Closing Credits January 5, 2015

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Trek on TV,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed


After an interplanetary episode of The Simpsons last night, the show ended with some rather familiar closing credits played to the Star Trek The Original Series closing theme. Check out the video after the jump, and see how many references you can name!

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Seven – Blu-ray review January 2, 2015

by Matt Wright , Filed under: DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed


With the release of Season 7 we come to the end of rediscovering The Next Generation in high definition. It has been an amazing two years of releases from the CBS Digital team, lifting the veil of edited on videotape standard definition haze. So this release is bittersweet, a new season to go through is always welcome, but knowing this is the last remastered Trek show for the foreseeable future is saddening. Read on for the full review.


TrekInk: Guest Review of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive #1 December 30, 2014

by Staff , Filed under: Comics,Review,Sci-Fi,TOS , comments closed

The first issue of Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive will be released this week by IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios. TrekMovie is pleased to host a review by distinguished science fiction author, editor, and educator Robert J. Sawyer.


TrekInk: Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Christmas Special December 24, 2014

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

IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios will celebrate the holiday season by releasing the first issue of a five-issue mini-series crossover event featuring Star Trek and Planet of the Apes. While we wait for The Primate Directive #1, please join TrekMovie for a look at Trek and Apes of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.

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