Tag: Star Trek

Boldly Going Pt 13 (Star Trek Beyond, 2016)

After Into Darkness, Trek lost Abrams to Wars. Simon Pegg stepped up as a screenwriter with Doug Jung to try and get the Kelvin timeline back on track.  The studio also decided to try out an action director, Justin Lin, who had success with… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 13 (Star Trek Beyond, 2016)”

Going Boldly Pt 12 (Star Trek Into Darkness, 2013)

After a pretty successful first outing, the whole team came back. So, my hopes were riding high for another exciting Star Trek film. But early on I saw a danger sign. They were basically doing a Man of Steel. It was clear that they… Continue Reading “Going Boldly Pt 12 (Star Trek Into Darkness, 2013)”

Boldly Going Pt 11 (Star Trek, 2009)

It is often not really a great sign when a franchise seems to go dormant. After the struggle at the box office with Nemesis and a large amount of negative fan reaction, Paramount’s Star Trek team started trying to figure out new ideas, most… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 11 (Star Trek, 2009)”

Boldly Going Pt 10 (Star Trek: Nemesis, 2002)

So, after the disappointing returns the studio brought in the director of Executive Decision, Stuart Baird, and John Logan, the screen writer of the Time Machine. The Romulans are in turmoil and during a high level meeting of their government, there is an assassination… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 10 (Star Trek: Nemesis, 2002)”

Boldly Going Pt 9 (Star Trek: Insurrection, 1998)

After a rousing success with First Contact, Jonathan Frakes returned to the directors chair with Insurrection. When Data goes haywire as part of an undercover science team observing a small community on a remote planet, the Enterprise is called to investigate. When they arrive,… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 9 (Star Trek: Insurrection, 1998)”

Boldly Going Pt 8 (Star Trek: First Contact, 1996)

For the Sophomore voyage of the Next Generation crew, they pulled a Wrath of Khan and a Voyage Home.  They reached back to a central villain from the the series, the Borg, and added time travel. Picard is still haunted by a voice from… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 8 (Star Trek: First Contact, 1996)”

Boldly Going Pt 7 (Star Trek: Generations, 1994)

Coming only a few months after the Next Generation series came to a close, Generations was to be the film to bridge the original series and the Next Generation. And there was a hope that it might bring together both crews in an exciting… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 7 (Star Trek: Generations, 1994)”

Boldly Going Pt 6 (Star Trek VI: the Undiscovered Country, 1991)

Star Trek: the Next Generation was a good half way through its run when the work began on the final voyage of the original crew. Plans were already underway to transition the theatrical films to bring on the Next Generation crew. To try and… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 6 (Star Trek VI: the Undiscovered Country, 1991)”

Boldly Going Pt 5 (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1989)

After the success Leonard Nimoy had with the Voyage Home, William Shatner had the desire to try his hand at directing a feature film (he had directed some episodes of the show T.J. Hooker a few years prior). Opening with a stranger approaching a… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 5 (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1989)”

Boldly Going Pt 4 (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, 1986)

Picking up right after the Search for Spock,, the Voyage Home has the crew preparing to return home and face their punishment for  the actions they took to save Spock. But  as they near Earth, they find a strange ship has arrived at the… Continue Reading “Boldly Going Pt 4 (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, 1986)”