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The Best - And Worst - Of Star Trek Movies

In 40 years of Star Trek we have had ten movies - some great, some not so great, one of which left Arthur C. Clarke brooding over its inclusion in his list of the best science fiction films of all time. We want to explore what makes a great Star Trek movi

In 40 years of Star Trek we have had ten movies - some great, some not so great, one of which left Arthur C. Clarke brooding over its inclusion in his list of the best science fiction films of all time. We want to explore what makes a great Star Trek movi

Need one even qualify this? Movie Number 2 is by far seen as the best Star Trek movie, and from Arthur C. Clarke down it is considered one of the finest science fiction movies in its own right.

Need one even qualify this ? Movie Number 2 is by far seen as the best Star Trek movie, and from Arthur C. Clarke down it is considered one of the finest science fiction movies in its own right.

What made Star Trek II a great movie? Simple: A tight, character driven plot (as opposed to all this pseudo-science driven malarkey) with an excellent villain. From start to finish, TWOK sets us up and then knocks everything down. We explore the character

What made Star Trek II a great movie ? Simple : A tight, character driven plot (as opposed to all this pseudo-science driven malarkey) with an excellent villain. From start to finish, TWOK sets us up and then knocks everything down. We explore the character

From the second to the last movie focusing on the original Star Trek crew, The Undiscovered Country is also the second movie directed by Nicholas Meyer after TWOK. The movie retains his naval style, which I've always thought suits Star Trek best (incident

From the second to the last movie focusing on the original Star Trek crew, The Undiscovered Country is also the second movie directed by Nicholas Meyer after TWOK. The movie retains his naval style, which I’ve always thought suits Star Trek best (incident

The movie is more complex than TWOK - probably to its detriment when the two are compared. TWOK was just that - Khan, out for vengeance, torpedoes are fired. In TUC we have a case of political intrigue not unlike the ending of the Cold War, and things are

The movie is more complex than TWOK - probably to its detriment when the two are compared. TWOK was just that - Khan, out for vengeance, torpedoes are fired. In TUC we have a case of political intrigue not unlike the ending of the Cold War, and things are

This being the espoused final voyage of the original crew there is an element of melancholy to the characters which makes TUC less appealing to non-Star Trek fans (as opposed to TWOK, which anyone sci-fi inclined can jump into). However as Star Trek movie

This being the espoused final voyage of the original crew there is an element of melancholy to the characters which makes TUC less appealing to non-Star Trek fans (as opposed to TWOK, which anyone sci-fi inclined can jump into). However as Star Trek movie

It's now, when we get to the number three spot, that we begin to get controversial. A lot of Star Trek people I've spoken to, including authors like David Mack, generally put number IV, The Voyage Home, in the number three spot. Me, I prefer Star Trek III

It’s now, when we get to the number three spot, that we begin to get controversial. A lot of Star Trek people I’ve spoken to, including authors like David Mack, generally put number IV, The Voyage Home, in the number three spot. Me, I prefer Star Trek III

I've always thought that TSFS was a bit screwed over by TWOK. Star Trek II simply set the bar so high that anything which was to come after it would be up against some unfair competition. However TSFS, as a continuation of the story arc begun at the end o

I’ve always thought that TSFS was a bit screwed over by TWOK. Star Trek II simply set the bar so high that anything which was to come after it would be up against some unfair competition. However TSFS, as a continuation of the story arc begun at the end o

Character driven story? Check. Excellent villains? Check (this movie practically set up one of Star Trek's most popular races.) Exploding planet? Check. Other Big Explosion I Wasn't Expecting? Check. When listening to Harve Bennett's recounting of "That S

Character driven story ? Check. Excellent villains ? Check (this movie practically set up one of Star Trek’s most popular races.) Exploding planet ? Check. Other Big Explosion I Wasn’t Expecting ? Check. When listening to Harve Bennett’s recounting of "That S

As well as the famous exploding-Enterprise scene I've always thought that the Stealing the Enterprise sequence in the movie, accompanied by an excellent score from James Horner, is one of the best set-pieces I've seen in a Star Trek movie.

As well as the famous exploding-Enterprise scene I’ve always thought that the Stealing the Enterprise sequence in the movie, accompanied by an excellent score from James Horner, is one of the best set-pieces I’ve seen in a Star Trek movie.

Yeah, come on, hit me. So I've nudged The Voyage Home off of the number four spot in favour of a Next Generation movie. I actually had to sit and think long and hard about doing this, going back and watching both movies. In the end I've decided that I lik

Yeah, come on, hit me. So I’ve nudged The Voyage Home off of the number four spot in favour of a Next Generation movie. I actually had to sit and think long and hard about doing this, going back and watching both movies. In the end I’ve decided that I lik

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