Otherwise known as ‘my favourite Star Trek film ever’. This one even starts off with cheerful music. Tryin’ to get us all in a good mood after the despair and devastation of the last two. Also: I love cursing Spock. Also SAREK TOTALLY SMILED WHEN KIRK WAS GIVEN COMMAND OF A STARSHIPlike a little Vulcan… Read More

favourite bit of acting: the look on Scott’s face when he’s reassigned to Excelsiorhe is clearly thinking ‘I have started barroom brawls with Klingons over far less, Admiral, do. not. take. my. Enterprise.’roughly the same look as when the Excelsior captain brags about how they’re going to break Enterprise’s speed recordspolite smile and grit teeth… Read More

This is the Trek film for lit nerds. Moby Dick meets A Tale of Two Cities and they are not shy about the parallels between the books and the film. Majel Barret is not the computer voice in this one. I find the lack of Majel… disconcerting. She just is the computer. Also: never before… Read More

Been a while since i saw this one… at least ten years, seeing as ten years ago i started studying Russian but this time i was surprised to hear T’Pau pronouncing Spock’s name as ‘Спох’ when speaking Vulcan. All i really remembered about this was sexy pain-absorbing celibate bald punches-through-walls woman, Spock showing up late for… Read More