executives summary / pitch
original 'Sixties in space' TV series returns with modern (1980's)
space drama look-and-feel, without the dust.
has been promoted to the rank of Admiral. He returns to Captain
the USS Enterprise as there is a 'thing' out there.
of discovery at the beginning of a five picture deal.
Spock is very logical
Bones is very testy towards Mr Spock
Scottie is determined to continue with his Scottish accent straight
from a 1930's US movie
Uhuru is keenly on hand to make up the numbers
Kirk is dreamy
our panel of critics thought
satisfying transfer from TV to the big screen."
highly philosophical plot, not much time wasted running and zapping
with their phasers. A disappointment."
veritable cornucopia of logical thought with pointy ears. Don't
expect Blade Runner, but it is much better than the trash sci-fi
shows of the 1960's, the colors are much better and the special
effects don't make the walls wobble. A triumph!"
Kirk pulls his stomach in with gusto, although there is little need
for his legendary punchy-fists to save the day. All in all a nicely
Spock-alise: one of my earliest disappointments in childhood. It
was not until my 14th year when I realized that you couldn't make
someone unconscious by just nipping their shoulder like Mr Spock
(I assumed I was doing it wrong)."
Kirk was once voted the best manager of all-time by a management
consultancy. I bet if he didn't get what he wanted, he could just
let that stomach out - a submission would surely follow."
tell me the ending
is the Voyager 6 space probe - it is looking for its creator as
it has mutated into an artificial intelligence type non-human-feeling-creature.
Will it and Mr Spock marry? Close, but no C-ger.
continue on its evolution, Decker, from the Enterprise, agrees to
be melded to almost certain death off screen in a moment of human
growth experimentation madness. There must be a spin off series
in this somewhere... Never fear, all the main characters live for
Quotable quotes (fake)
the double, Decker."
The special effects are a million times better in this movie than
in the TV series.