Star Trek

  • Picard: ‘Moon’ highlights the genetic family ties that bind…

    Picard meets with the ‘Watcher’ and is surprised by a familiar face, though not one in the role he was expecting. Seven and Raffi plot to free Rios from his prison transport and Agnes finds herself forced into a fateful choice that will affect the team’s chances of ever...
  • Past Imperfect: Picard’s continuity skates on thin ICE…

    Rios is being held at an ICE detention facility and risking ‘deportation’ after the raid on the makeshift hospital in which he is being treated. Seven and Raffi’s attempts to locate him meet with more problems… ones are not helped by Raffi’s impulsive need for transport. As the Borg...
  • Picard: Trek sets its direction Back to the Future Past…

    The La Sirena needs to get rid of its boarding party before initiating the planned time-jump, but though that is accomplished, it’s done so at great cost. When the ship makes it back to 2024, the mission continues to be complicated. The change in the time-line happens somewhere in...
  • Cypher sci-fi. Discovery’s ‘Rosetta’ stone-walls much-needed answers…

    Time is of the essence with the knowledge that the anomaly may lay waste to the Earth and surrounding systems in a matter of hours. Discovery and its diplomatic mission have only a brief window to learn as much as they can and hopefully turn the tide. So Burnham’s...
  • Do Not Go Gently: ‘Picard’ Season Two makes it so…

    The Stargazer is on Red Alert, with crew-members rushing to the bridge to defend the ship against an in-person attack. They appear powerless to stop whatever is happening and with major systems compromised, Admiral Jean-Luc Picard orders the ship to self-destruct. Forty-eight hours earlier and Picard is at his...
  • A Cat and Mouse Trek, but Discovery doesn’t cross its ‘Rubicon’…

    The race is on to stop Tarka and Book from detonating the bomb that might save the galaxy or strike a pre-emptive war-footing against a vastly superior species. Star Fleet knows that Discovery is the best ship to chase them down, but also that Michael is likely to feel...
  • Paramount confirms ‘Trek Thursdays’ through the year…

    It would appear that the Star Trek universe is going strong and will remain a tv contender all the way through 2022 and beyond… and that ‘Thursdays’ are the first day to watch. “Four years ago, we made a promise to grow Star Trek into something it had never...
  • Impulse Control: Discovery ‘connects’ to big questions…

    The Federation organises a vast meeting of its members and other interested parties as they evaluate what to do about the Dark matter Anomaly that is causing such devastation in the galaxy. Noting that there’s a disparity between the random destruction and the belief that there must be some...
  • Discovery: A solid ‘Example’ of Trek playing to familiar strengths…

    The Federation is predicting that the course of mysterious anomaly will likely track it close to the Radvik-5 colony. Though it’s on the edge of the distortion and may or may not be impacted, no-one wants to take the chance. While Discovery’s team continue to investigate the cause of...
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