Talking Movies [Captain Picard Day]: Star Trek: Nemesis

As amusing detail in the Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 to 1994) episode “The Pegasus” (Burton, 1994) is that the crew and children of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D celebrate “Captain Picard Day” on Stardate 47457.1, which roughly translates to this day, the 16th of June. They do this by producing drawings, models, and paintings that … Continue reading Talking Movies [Captain Picard Day]: Star Trek: Nemesis

Talking Movies [Star Trek Day]: Star Trek: The Motion Picture

On this day, 8th September 1966, the first episode of Star Trek (1966 to 1969) first aired, that being “The Man Trap” (Daniels, 1966). Since then, Star Trek has become a massive cultural phenomenon that still endures to this day, spawning numerous continuations, spin-offs, and ancillary media to become, perhaps, the most influential science-fiction franchise … Continue reading Talking Movies [Star Trek Day]: Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Talking Movies: Star Trek: First Contact

Released: 22 November 1996Director: Jonathan FrakesDistributor: Paramount PicturesBudget: $45 millionStars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, and Alice Krige The Plot:After intercepting an attempted invasion of Federation space by the Borg, Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Stewart) and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise-E pursue their foes back in time to the mid-21st … Continue reading Talking Movies: Star Trek: First Contact