(This is my review of Star Trek from August 2012) When it comes to Star Trek, I’m a Next Generation guy. I never really liked The Original Series, it never had enough action or cool monsters for the eight or … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek (2009) Review
After the silly and strange fifth installment in the Star Trek movie franchise, the film takes a very serious, dramatic and successful change for number six. The Undiscovered Country showcases the best that Star Trek can be; it is a statement … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Review
There have been many different Star Trek movies with a lot of different cast and crew. The films have now covered “classic 60s,” The Next Generation and the rebooted series. With this many movies you’d think there would be a large … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: How to… Make a Star Trek Movie
What is so notable about the fourth movie in the Star Trek series is how “un-Star Trek” it really is. It doesn’t take place in space, it doesn’t have the Enterprise and there is no major villain to fight. What makes … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) Review
In 1980, George Lucas brought Star Wars second installment, The Empire Strikes Back, to the big screen. It was a darker, more somber and much better movie than it’s predecessor. He then followed this movie up in 1983 with a lighter, “funnier” and “fluffier” movie in … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) Review
Star Trek launched the careers of the likes of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Patrick Stewart but they were not the only notable actors and actresses who appeared in Star Trek movies. There are many who thought Star Trek could be … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: 8 Actors you didn’t know were in Star Trek movies!
It is very easy to get wrapped up in the nostalgia of Star Trek’s first voyage to the big screen. Even if you were never a fan of the original series, with a crew comprising of William Shatner’s Captain Kirk and … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Review