Remembering Deep Space Nine’s Premiere

When I first heard about a new spinoff Star Trek show that was going to be premiering in January of 1993, I really didn’t think much of it. The Next Generation was still going strong at that point and quite frankly, I wasn’t [..]

Read more

Star Trek: Insurrection, A Fan’s Film Review

At the time of its release, Insurrection seemed like the perfect antidote for the level of darkness that was permeating the franchise. Between the stopping of the Borg invasion in First Contact and the Dominion War arc on Deep Space Nine [..]

Read more

Star Trek: First Contact, A Fan’s Film Review

The beautiful thing about the end of an era is that a new beginning succeeds it. Not long after the death of Captain James T. Kirk on the big screen, I decided to follow my now-retired dad to Ft. Myers, Florida. In doing so, I was saying goodbye to the town in which I had graduated high school [..]

Read more

Star Trek: Generations, A Fan’s Film Review

For me, Generations wound up being the feel-good film of 1994. While not generally regarded as a great Star Trek film, it was the right story for that point in my life and provided some welcome relief [..]

Read more

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, A Fan’s Film Review

It just so happened that we were studying Hamlet in my English class during my senior year of high school when this, the last Star Trek film to feature the entire original cast [..]

Read more

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, A Fan’s Film Review

When first released, The Final Frontier was predicted to be one of the biggest hits of the summer of 1989 and it did have the biggest opening weekend of any Star Trek film up to that time, but it [..]

Read more

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, A Fan’s Film Review

Forever remembered as “the one with the whales”, The Voyage Home became the first Star Trek movie to truly gain mainstream acceptance [..]

Read more

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock – A Fan’s Film Review

Going to the movies to see The Search for Spock was my reward for passing the fourth grade with a ‘B+’ average. Having seen The Wrath of Khan [..]

Read more

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – A Fan’s Film Review

Star Trek has always had a reputation for tackling head-on issues that we all face that other entertainment franchises offer an escape from [..]

Read more

Star Trek: The Motion Picture – A Fan’s Film Review

The year was 1979. I was 5 years old, my parents had gotten divorced in June and I had just started Kindergarten feeling lost and confused among all these other strange kids [..]

Read more