Perhaps a little of Kirk rubbed off on Picard during their brief encounter in Star Trek: Generations. For Picard, who was always more of a bureaucratic captain who delegated the dangerous jobs to underlings like his first officer, finally learns how to take charge and kick butt on his own. It takes the Borg, the ultimate bad guys of Star Trek: The Next Generation, to do the job. Picard's passionate hatred of the Borg mirrors Kirk's hatred for the Klingons after the death of his son. Also, … more
If there is one thing that Star Trek fans love, it's the Borg (no, it's not Swedish). They have a little bit of everything; they're scary, badass and...almost indestructible, making thin final solution that the crew of the Enterprise comes up with even sweeter. So what do you do? You bring back one of the coolest sci-fi villains ever, in a movie! First Contact has gone down as the best Trek film after The Wrath of Khan and for good reason; the film had some superb acting … more
Star Trek movies never really reached the masses of audiences out there. When the shows are readily available to anyone with a TV it's "techno babble" of "subspace field emissions of influx meson particles" and "quantum singularities in the warp field matrix" are seen as a turn off to many and add to the "geek" nature of Star Trek where it's fans buy books to learn the process of how such things work, as if it matters. Many people would just assume stay away from the movie and watch … more
Born in Wausau Wisconsin. Move at an early age to Ventura California and lived for 8 years. Growing up in a big city landscape didn't prepare me for my next move: Archbold Ohio with a population of … more
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