Tag Archives: Star Trek

Movies That Hate You (Special): Star Trek – Into Darkness

The Lazarus Story: The crew of the Enterprise must stop a conspiracy before it escalates into all-out war with Klingon Empire. [Advance Warning:  This is a long one.]

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Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 2)

In the first part of the analysis, I looked at the eight most important appearances of the Uhura character in the movie and gave some initial thoughts regarding those appearances.  I have read commentary that looks to defend Uhura as … Continue reading

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Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 1)

Originally, my observations on Uhura’s character were to have been a part of the review of Star Trek (2009).  However, since these observations started to compile like a repair list for a battle-damaged carrier, I decided to go into more … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek (2009)

The Story at the Beginning of Time: Starfleet must stop a madman from destroying the Federation after he comes back in time to avenge the death of his wife.

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek: First Contact

Summary of Vengeance: Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise must stop the Borg from preventing the birth of the United Federation of Planets.

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Their Needs Are Being Served Elsewhere

This title came to mind after reading this post on Caprica’s inevitable cancellation at Deadline.com.  Of course, most of the comments lamenting the show being torpedoed follow many of the tenets of The Star Trek Fallacy without fail, and all … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

A large object is flying through space, making a strange noise that seems to reverberate through the cosmos.  A Federation light cruiser, named the Saratoga, has come across the object and tries to contact it. On Earth, a recording of … Continue reading

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On Imagining Heroes and Ranting Nerds

RVCBard has a very timely post for me at Ars Marginal called Representing Heroism.  Although it mainly deals with Fantasy and Roleplaying, all of it applies to science fiction and fantasy. Bard sums it up nicely here: You would think … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek: Insurrection

On a distant planet, a simple Amish-like civilization is enjoying a normal everyday existence, which is soon interrupted by strange happenings around them, but they cannot see what is causing them.  We soon learn that the Federation has been working … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek: Generations

In the late 23rd Century, the newest Enterprise is launched.  Captain Kirk, Captain Scott, and Commander Chekov are aboard to witness the launch, when they are called to a distress signal a few light-years away.  When they arrive, Captain Harriman … Continue reading

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