All Our Yesterdays: My reviews of the “Star Trek” movies…

Now that I’ve reviewed all of the Star Trek movies for this column, the collector-nerd part of me wants them on one convenient, easy-to-find shelf for easier perusal. So this column will act as a one-stop ‘box set’ for my 13 Star Trek movie reviews, from “The Motion Picture” to “Beyond.” With Star Trek celebrating…

Star Trek: Lower Decks makes “Second Contact” with its first episode…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!****** A new Star Trek animated series (the first since 1974) has debuted on CBS-All Access this week. Created by Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty”), “Star Trek: Lower Decks” is a look at the crew members who work at the less glamorous jobs within Star Trek’s fictional Starfleet; the ones who fix replicators,…

In what ‘frame of mind’ do you watch “Star Trek”?

Meet the Virtual Family. Star Trek has been (“and always shall be”) a part of my life for as long as I can remember, and for the foreseeable future.  To varying degrees, I enjoy the show in all of its incarnations, past and present.  I’m as old as The Original Series (both of us debuted…

The case for a possible Captain Pike “Star Trek” series…

****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!***** Captain Christopher Pike. With Star Trek: Picard on hiatus and Star Trek: Discovery‘s 3rd season slated to return (sometime?) this year, I thought it might be a good opportunity to explore the prospects for a possible new Star Trek series, headlined by none other than Captain Christopher Pike (Jeffrey Hunter/Bruce Greenwood/Anson Mount), the…

Star Trek: Picard, S1.10: “Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2″ delivers on the promise…

*****GIANT BORG CUBE-SIZED SPOILERS!!***** The 10th and final episode of Star Trek: Picard’s first season, “Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2” (Written by Michael Chabon and directed by Akiva Goldsman) has been released via CBS-All Access (AmazonPrime overseas), and it wraps up the freshman season’s arc in a satisfying, very Star Trek-way.  The finale is a fascinating rumination on…

Star Trek: Picard, S1.8: Picking up the “Broken Pieces”…

******BORG CUBE-SIZED SPOILERS!!****** The latest episode of “Star Trek: Picard” is available to stream on CBS-All Access (AmazonPrime overseas). “Broken Pieces” (written by showrunner Michael Chabon, and directed by Maja Vrvilo) finally answers some of the larger questions of both the characters and the story, giving the soon-ending first season much needed coherence.   “Broken Pieces.”…