In the world of Star Trek, there are many names that come to mind as far as who made the show such as Gene Roddenberry and DC Fontana and Herbert Justman and then of course the stars like William Shatner … more
Very few people will defend the second season of TNG as a masterpiece but many will argue that the series did at least get a footing here. Much like the first season there were good episodes and … more
How is it that a film that has been so anticipated, has had so much money and hype devoted to it ends up on the screen with a continuity error in the first half-hour? I refer to the scene in which McCoy … more
I am a big fan of the Duras sisters in the Star Trek universe and not because of their ample cleavage. They are ruthless and proud, willing to kill their enemies and bed them if necessary. In that respect, … more
When I watched this movie for the first time, I experienced a combination of emotions that was unusual for me when it involved anything about Star Trek. I was bored, disappointed and angered. The boredom … more
The episode in which Armus appears is one of the worst of TNG. The idea that all of evilness was pulled out of a race and embodied in one creature is ludicrous and the implementation as a glob of petroleum … more
General Chang is a powerful villain that helped make "The Undiscovered Country" a great movie. A Klingon reciting Shakespeare as he is bombarding the Enterprise is one of the best scenes in all of Star … more
CharlesAshbacher reviewed Sybok.
November 13, 2010
It was fortunate that the character of Janice Rand was of short duration. It was clear that she was to be Kirk's love interest but the series was so much stronger when the Enterprise became Kirk' … more
The character of Tasha Yar as security chief was a strong one that should have continued. There was one episode where she was a member of a team engaged in an extremely physical contest and Worf was … more
Nurse Chapel was too much the traditional love-sick female character to be all that worthy of inclusion in the series. She uttered an occasional fluttery line about problems and McCoy had to firmly … more
CharlesAshbacher reviewed Uhura.
November 08, 2010
It is difficult to understate the significance of the Uhura character in television and society, both generally and specifically. Up until that time, the general role of black women on television … more