Sci-fi double: Star Trek – Lower Decks (S4, E1-2) and Invasion (S2, E3)

(courtesy IMP Awards) Star Trek Lower Decks season 4, episode 1: “Twovix”Lower Decks is back, ready to fill the Star Trek-sized hole left in our viewing hearts by the end of Strange New Worlds‘ diversely creative second season. And what a return it is. Pivoting on the love the show’s Continue Reading

Boldly going in narratively different directions: Star Trek – Strange New Worlds S2, E 6 (“Lost in Translation”) and E7 (“Those Old Scientists”)

(courtesy IMP Awards) One of the thing I have always loved about Star Trek is its capacity for endlessly diverse and vibrantly creative storytelling. Much like the people and worlds that populate it, the franchise is possessed of the ability to be a searing drama in one episode, indicting a Continue Reading

Something’s in the air: Strange New Worlds drops a dazzlingly adventurous S2 trailer

(courtesy IMP Awards) SNAPSHOTIn Season 2 of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, confronts increasingly dangerous stakes, explores uncharted territories and encounters new life and civilizations. The crew will also embark on personal journeys that will continue to Continue Reading

Technicolour future adventure: Character posters and teaser for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds S2

SNAPSHOTThe Strange New Worlds team is already hyping up Season Two. Co-showrunner Akiva Goldsman promises that it will be “bigger and better” than Season One, while his fellow co-showrunner Henry Alonso Myers describes it as “Season One on steroids.” Mount teases that Season Two will take “bigger swings” and explore even more genres than Season One Continue Reading

“Never a dull moment!” Star Trek Discovery S5 sets off on an epic galactic search (NYCC22 trailer)

SNAPSHOTThe New York Comic Con 2022 Star Trek Universe audience got an action-packed first look at Star Trek: Discovery Season 5. Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), Saru (Doug Jones), Tilly (Mary Wiseman), and the rest of the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery return for an epic new season. (courtesy Paramount Plus YouTube) Continue Reading

The final voyage begins: Trailer drops for the third TNG-heavy season of Picard

SNAPSHOTPicard features Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and follows this iconic character into the next chapter of his life. LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, and Continue Reading

I’ll be there for you between the Alpha and Gamma Quadrants: Star Trek-Deep Space Nine meets Friends in this fun video

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9), which remains my favourite show in a franchise full to the Andorian gills with them, is, for the most part a very serious show. Sure, there’s some silly, fun episodes – think “The Magnificent Ferengi”, “Take Me Out to the Holosuite”, “Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang”, “You Continue Reading

The frontier awaits again: Thoughts on Strange New Worlds (S1, E 6-10)

Anytime you talk about fate, it feels incredibly, oppressively, inescapably final. Some may see a comfort in the surely of preordained circumstance, but for many of us, what we will be, if it not left up to the exciting possibilities of self-determination, feels like a noose around the neck, cuffs Continue Reading