Destruction of the USS Enterprise

Ever notice that seat belts were lacking on various USS Enterprises? Yeah, the ships had inertia dampeners but if they were so great, why were crew members routinely tossed about the bridge during tactical engagements?

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The NX-01 did have have a safety harness introduced into the Captain's chair (other crew …

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Wrath of Khan

As I mention in this post a few weeks back, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is heading back to theaters to celebrate its 35th anniversary with a showing of the Director's Cut of the movie.

That post talked about showings only happening in AMC theaters, but it looks like there'll be a wider …

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Wrath of Khan

Starting on September 10th, in honor of its 35th anniversary, AMC Theaters will be showing The Wrath of Khan on the big screen again.

The running time of the movie is listed at 130 minutes, so it looks like the extended director's cut that was released in June 2016 is what's being shown.

The …

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture

I remember the anticipation back in 1979 waiting for Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP) to arrive in the cinema and eagerly plonking my ass in a plush red seat to enjoy the movie.

But even me, a die-hard Star Trek fan, was bored with all the Enterprise porn in the movie. The story itself …

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Star Trek Beyond - A Review

Thanks to Ronan Healy via Star Trek Eire, I was able to bag a free ticket to the Star Trek Beyond premiere at the Savoy Cinema in Dublin.

It's a long time (actually several years) since I've been in the centre of my home town. It's driver unfriendly and I have no need to …

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George Takei Reviews The Star Trek Beyond Trailer

Veteran Star Trek actor George Takei gives his take on the Star Trek Beyond trailer...

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Star Trek Beyond Trailer Screenshot

The first trailer (below) for Star Trek Beyond has been released.

After the disappointment of Into Darkness, JJ Abrams moved to a galaxy far, far away to direct the new Star Wars movie (out this week) leaving directing duties on the new Star Trek movie (out in July 2016) to Justin Lin.

The original …

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Simon Pegg

Have you noticed the subtle renumbering of Star Trek movies? The 2009 Star Trek movie was originally billed as Star Trek XI, Star Trek Into Darkness wasn't really billed as Star Trek XII and next year's movie, Star Trek Beyond is now also being billed as Star Trek 3!

Maybe Paramount is superstitious and doesn't …

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Patrick Stewart Loves Galaxy Quest

I never understood why some Star Trek fans didn't either get what was about or didn't appreciate the movie. It struck me as being a very affectionate parody of Star Trek. The characters are instantly recognizable and the plot line is quite Trek-esque while having its tongue planted firmly in its cheek.

Maybe some fans …

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Star Trek Beyond

The third movie in the Star trek reboot (directed by Justin Lin and not JJ Abrams) will be released on July 8, 2016 to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the launch of The Original Series (TOS). Actually, it'll be 3 months early as the first Star Trek episode was broadcast on September 8th, 1966

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Spock and McCoy (New Movies)

One of the strongest and most endearing aspects of Star Trek's Original Series were the relationships between Kirk, Spock and McCoy. Both Spock and McCoy were used to convey Kirk's logical and emotional sides and he would seek their sage counsel before making a command decision. Both were friends with Kirk and, at least early …

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Star Trek: The Beginning

I can't corroborate this account of how JJ Abrams ended up directing the recent Star Trek films, but this is allegedly what happened. If you know different, sound off in the comments and I'll correct the article as appropriate.

In 2006, CBS and Paramount split into two distinct companies, rather than being two divisions of …

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