I've always been a fan of Star Trek, primarily on the small screen, but this silver screen crossover for THE NEXT GENERATION crew -- with a bit of baton-passing from select members of the classic cast -- didn't quite work for me after its wonderful 20-minute, big picture opening with the (apparent) death of legendary Captain James T. Kirk. Over the course of the picture, we learn that Kirk isn't dead, that he sucked into a temporal Nexus, where he can emerge and help save ... life as … more
Since another original-cast movie was out of the question, the first 17 minutes of Star Trek VII was the next best thing. The film begins with great opening credits: a bottle of Dom Perignon floating through space and smashing its baptism on the hull of the new Enterprise-B. The ship's first run is a media frenzy as Capt. James Kirk (William Shatner), Montgomery Scott (James Doohan) and Pavel Chekov (Walter Koenig) come aboard for her maiden voyage. But the public relations run becomes deadly … more
How could I forget this one? Very easily apparently. 1994 was the apex of Star Trek's appeal and love. The Next Generation just wrapped up with an awesome finale and their movie was in the works. Deep Space Nine was on tv going into it's second season and Star Trek Voyager was in the works. Being the bridge between the original cast movies and the Next Generation, Rick Berman TNG's producer who loved time travel and after … more
Star Trek Generations is not a bad movie. I'm starting this review by saying that because it's the truth, but Generations had one major flaw that was almost disastrous to the Star Trek franchise...Captain Kirk gets killed. I don't care whether he, as the Klingons would say, died gloriously in battle, it was cheap and it was screwed up. Take away the not so glorious death of the greatest starfleet captain of all time, and you have a great film that finally introduces the crew of … more
Star Trek Generations is a 1994 science fiction film, and the seventh feature film based on the Star Trek science fiction television series. It is the first film in the series to star the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was shot in Overton, Nevada, Paramount Studios, and Lone Pine, California.