Star Trek: Discovery, S3.7: “Unification III” takes the next logical step…

****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!**** “Last time on Star Trek…” The title of this week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery, now streaming on CBS-All Access, sequels a 29-year old two-parter from Star Trek: The Next Generation, with the evocative but accurate title “Unification III”. This episode sees a long-held dream of Ambassador Spock’s fulfilled; the reunification of the…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.6: “Scavengers” has some trust issues…

The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery is now available to stream on CBS-All Access, and it’s consistent with the terrific offerings of this third (and easily best) season of the series to date (kudos to new showrunner Michelle Paradise). That said, there are some choices made in this episode which some fans may find……

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.5: “Die Trying” sows a few space seeds…

Written by Sean Cochran & James Duff, and directed by Maja Vrvilo, the fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery’s stellar third season, “Die Trying,” is now available for streaming on CBS-All Access. While the title may sound like a cheesy ‘80s action flick, this elegant entry is anything but, as the temporally-displaced starship Discovery and…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.2: “Far From Home” returns to tomorrow…

Last time on Star Trek: Discovery. *****SPACE ICEBERG-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!**** Last week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery, S3.1: “That Hope is You, Part 1,” saw Michael Burnham and the USS Discovery propelled 930 years into a 32nd century where the Federation had fallen over a century earlier due to a galaxy-wide event known as “The…

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 Short Treks, 2.3: “Ask Not” offers a no-win scenario…

****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!**** The latest Star Trek “Short Trek” has come online from CBS-All Access. Written by Kalinda Vasquez and directed by Sanji Senaka, “Ask Not” sees yet another non-regular cast character getting a spotlight, as she faces a no-win scenario. Story. The story opens with Starbase 28 under an unseen attack by the Tholians (crystalline…

“Star Trek: Discovery” Season 3 trailer breakdown…

****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!**** The season 2 finale of CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Discovery” (“Such Sweet Sorrow” part 2) saw the crew of the titular starship following ‘red angel’ Michael Burnham forward in time 930 years to the late 32nd century… truly ‘going where no (Trek series) has gone before.’ Last month, at New York…

My Trekcore interview with Rekha Sharma…

On my recent pilgrima–er, visit to the annual Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, I was asked by my friend Bob Stutzman to do an interview for Trekcore.com with Rekha Sharma, who played “Commander Ellen Landry” (both Prime and Mirror Universe incarnations) in the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery,” as well as President Laura…

Star Trek: Discovery S2.14: “Such Sweet Sorrow,” part 2 is a season finale with the soul of a series finale…

Just finished watching the series–er, second season finale of “Star Trek: Discovery”; it was epic, sweeping, emotional and (as usual) a bit overstuffed, but damn, it was gorgeous, too. ****QUANTUM SINGULARITY-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!**** The Story. Last time, on Star Trek: Discovery, “Such Sweet Sorrow Part 1”:https://musingsofamiddleagedgeek.blog/2019/04/12/star-trek-discovery-s2-13-such-sweet-sorrow-opens-the-floodgates/ Part 2 picks up at the very end of…