Sci-Fi Movie

Star Trek Generations (1994)

The Great Movie Re-Watch

Star Trek Generations (1994)


David Carson


Ronald D. Moore

Brannon Braga


Patrick Stewart

Jonathan Frakes

Brent Spiner

LeVar Burton

Michael Dorn

Gates McFadden

Marina Sirtis

Malcolm McDowell

William Shatner

Whoopi Goldberg


With the help of long presumed dead Captain Kirk, Captain Picard must stop a deranged scientist willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter a space matrix.


Generations is my first Star Trek movie during my re-watch. When I was growing up it was my favorite. Data finally having emotions was so funny. Add to that he actually cursed and how could a child not love it? As an adult, I realize that Data just seems wrong in this film.

The Next Generation tv show ended before this movie came out and it seems to be a hand-off from one generation of movie actors to the next. You get to see the chaotic good Captain Kirk and the lawful good Captain Picard work together. They make a good contrast, though, I will always prefer Picard.

As I mentioned Data has emotions in Generations. After years he decided that the emotion chip that could potentially destroy him might be a good idea. All because of a joke he failed to execute. As a viewer, I thought his joke was hilarious, but the rest of the crew was not amused. If this was a TV episode I could easily see that one part of the story taking up two episodes. In this case, though, it was just a side plot.

This is the movie that created my love for Klingon women. I’m not going to go into it.

All in all, I thought Picard’s character was nailed. It was a bit disappointing not to see more of the crew interacting, but you can’t have everything.

Parallels (2015)


Parallels (2015)


Christopher Leone


Mark Hapka

Jessica Rothe

Eric Jungmann

Constance Wu


A mysterious building is the gateway to infinite parallel Earths.


Wow, I really hope that more comes from this because it totally deserves it.

Honestly, I really enjoyed the movie, but I’m not sure if I would recommend it. It watches like an extended pilot for a TV show. There’s the introduction to characters, the introduction to the world, and the set up for the big bad. There isn’t a resolution.

It’s really interesting and if you liked Sliders you’ll probably love this, but just keep in mind it’s not a complete story. I’m finding it difficult reviewing because of that fact, the characters didn’t feel fully developed but can I really judge them? A quick internet search lets me know that there’s a possibility for more, but as of right now there doesn’t appear to be any dates or if it’s a TV show or another movie.

I guess watch it, love it, and demand more is the best course of action.