With the imminent release of his new Star Trek movie on home video, TrekMovie thought it would be nice to check in again with director JJ Abrams to talk about the DVD and Blu-rays and look back on what worked (and maybe what didn’t). See below for (part 1) of our TrekMovie’s exclusive new interview with JJ Abrams.
The wait is almost over! As fans get ready to purchase their DVDs or Blu-Ray editions of Star Trek this Tuesday, they could check out their local Sunday papers for images and offers from various retailers. TrekMovie provides a guide to help sort through these retailer transmissions, plus some more details about midnight openings.
Paramount has released a couple more clips from the upcoming home video release of JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. The first shows part of the Simon Pegg portion of the "Casting" featurette, and the second is a montage of various behind the scene clips from home video release. We also review the features in the different home video packages for Star Trek.
Next Tuesday the new Star Trek movie comes out on home video in North America. You have a choice of single-disk DVD, 2-disk DVD or 3-disk Blu-ray. Today we review the Blu-ray version, and we also have an exclusive first look at the navigation screens and the Starfleet Vessel Simulator.
Both the 2-disk DVD and 3-disk Blu-ray sets for the Star Trek movie (coming out next week) are chock full of special features. Today we have an exclusive clip, with Star Trek co-writer Bob Orci talking about getting help from the fans (here at TrekMovie.com), and also a quick behind-the-scenes moment with two Spocks!.
2009 has been the one of the best years ever for Star Trek on home video, with the next release being the the 2009 Star Trek movie on Blu-ray and DVD next week. However, the final release of the year will be Star Trek The Original Series on Blu-ray, coming December 15th. Today we have more details on the unaired version of the "Where No Man Has Gone Before" pilot, which is a key special feature of the set.
North Amercia is getting excited about the arrival of Star Trek on DVD and Blu-ray November 17th. The readers of EngadgetHD just voted it the most anticipated Holiday season arrival. In order to help some Trek fans to get a jump on in, some Blockbuster stores are holding midnight sales events on November 16th. See below for a list of locations
One of the cooler features of the upcoming Star Trek movie Blu-ray set is the Vessel Simulator. Using your remote, you will be able to explore both the new USS Enterprise, and the Narada. Today TrekMovie has an exclusive video preview of this feature. Check it out below
Next month the third and final season of Star Trek The Original Series comes to Blu-ray. The set comes complete with new special features in HD, as well as a special bonus, the "newly discovered" unaired version of pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before". TrekMovie has the first details on the full set below. .
JJ Abrams Star Trek movie is coming to home video in North America on November 17th. In addition to the regular DVD and Blu-ray editions, there are a number of exclusives available at various retailers in the USA and Canada. See below for the full breakdown of the specials you can get.
JJ Abrams Star Trek movie hits home video in North America in two weeks (and has already hit in some countries around the world). Today ZacharyQuinto.com put up part of the casting special feature, which focuses on how the team came upon their new Spock, watch it below.
Ready for more Klingons? Tonight during the Scream 2009 awards, Spike TV debuted one of the DVD/Blu-ray deleted scenes from the 2009 Star Trek movie. The scene shows Nero being interrogated by the Klingons while at Rura Penthe prison, and it is now online, check it out below. Plus we have some news on special Star Trek movie releases overseas.
CBS has confirmed the final details and episode lists for the upcoming second volumes of ‘Best of Star Trek The Original Series’ and ‘Best of Star Trek The Next Generation’ DVD sets. See below for the full press release.
In the 1970s, between the end of Star Trek The Original series and the first Star Trek feature film, Gene Roddenberry developed a number of sci-fi TV pilots, which aired as TV movies, but never made it to series. Now Warner Brothers has made Genesis II and Planet Earth available via their video-on-demand DVD program. See below for our thorough review of both titles.
Last week Star Trek director JJ Abrams conducted a Q&A at a press event promoting the upcoming Star Trek DVD and Blu-ray releases. TrekMovie posted a partial transcript, which covered what JJ said, not related to the home video releases. Video from the event is now available online, which includes poritions related to the DVD and Blu-ray releases (which was previously under media embargo). Watch it below
This week Paramount held a press event promoting their upcoming releases for the fall, including Q&A’s with Star Trek director JJ Abrams (see report), and writers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (see report). Paramount Home Entertainment also gave a demo of some of the features on the Star Trek Blu-ray release. See below for first thoughts and some iPhone snaps of the navigation screens.
Last week CBS and Paramount released TOS Season Two (review) and the Next Generation movies (review) on Blu-ray. Today we take a closer look at the hidden ‘easter eggs’ in each of those sets. Plus we have an update on the upcoming Star Trek Season Three Blu-ray set.
This week Paramount released a new box set for all four of The Next Generation movies on Blu-ray, which is a partner to the The Original Series crew movies boxed set released in May (see TrekMovie review). In addition to the HD versions of the movies, the set is packed with new special features and commentaries. Find out if it is worth adding to your collection in our review.
On Tuesday the Second Season of the digitally remastered Star Trek The Original Series finally makes it to Blu-ray. The new set lets you choose to watch Star Trek in HD, with the original or new digital effects, and is full of special features. Find out how it stacks up in our review below.
Today CBS and Paramount Home Video announced the last of their expected Blu-ray releases for the near future, the digitally remastered third season of Star Trek The Original Series. The final season of TOS arrives on Blu-ray December 15th. We have box art and details on the set below, plus a full breakdown of all the upcoming home video Star Trek releases.
Later this week TrekMovie will be reviewing the new CBS and Paramount Star Trek releases on Blu-ray and DVD (TNG movies and TOS Season 2), but to get the Trek ball rolling Paramount has already released a Trek related DVD, "Alvin and the Chipmunks Go To The Movies: Star Wreck". TrekMovie reviews this Trek parody below.
Today CBS released the final box art for the 2nd volumes of their Best of Star Trek Original Series and Best of Star Trek The Next Generation DVD sets. Also both of these sets are now available. Details below, plus full breakdown of all the Star Trek home video releases for this Fall.
JJ Abrams Star Trek movie comes out on Blu-ray and DVD on November 17th. In July Paramount released the full details on the releases and around Comic Con they released a teaser trailer with some mock up box art, but today they released the final box art for the three sets. We put it all together below.
In November JJ Abrams new Star Trek movie comes out on DVD and Blu-ray, but there will also be additional special editions. We have already announced the Best Buy Blu-ray Gift set with badges and today it was announced Amazon will have a special limited edition Blu-ray set which comes with an Enterprise replica model. TrekMovie has exclusive details and high res images below.
This Fall continues to shape up to be huge with regards to Star Trek on home video with a ton of releases already announced and Paramount and CBS just added two new ‘Best of’ DVDs (TOS & TNG). We also have revised art for the Season 2 TOS Blu-ray and some clarifying details on the HD DS9 and TAS episodes in that release. Finally we have a guide to all the upcoming Trek home video releases.
The last bit of details on the Fall Star Trek home video titles has been revealed with the full press release for Star Trek Season Two on Blu-ray. The set will have some very interesting bits, including HD versions of TAS and DS9 ‘Tribble’ episodes. Full details below.
This Fall is going to be big for Star Trek on home video. We had announced some box art previously, but we now have art for the whole collection, including and exclusive look at the TOS Season 2 on Blu-ray set. We also have art for the new ‘even numbered’ individual movies releases on Blu-ray and DVD.
As we have been reporting over the last couple of weeks, the there is a lot of activity going on now in the world of Star Trek home video. Today CBS started releasing special Comic Con videos via BD Live (also soon available online). We also have a closer look at the Best Buy gift set badge pins, and now almost all of the upcoming releases are available for pre-order.
Paramount Home Video have launched a Comic-Con preview site for the Star Trek feature film Blu-ray and DVD releases (which come out on November 17th). The new site has a new preview video showing off some of the special features for the home video releases. More details and images below.
Paramount Home Video have yet to send out their regular high-res images of packaging for JJ Abrams Star Trek movie DVD and Blu-ray sets, but packaging imagery has shown up at Amazon. Plus Best Buy has announced a special gift set version of the Blu-ray that comes with badge pins. Details below.