In case you missed it, Bryan Fuller (Star Trek's new showrunner and our new cult leader) revealed the title of the New Star Trek Series; Star Trek Discovery (or STD as it will never be referred too). The teaser showed us a brief reveal of the USS Discovery. The reaction has been as divisive as Brexit and much like our recent political drama there has already been some backtracking with execs stating that 'its not a final design'. We have been asked by many for our opinion so here is what we think. Overall, we like it! Its design resembles a Starfleet insignia from underneath, but it is also somewhat reminiscent of a TOS era Romulan Bird of Prey. A clue to its era perhaps? Ok, so it doesn't have the sleek, sexiness of an Enterprise. But that is fine with us. Maybe it's not supposed too. It's … Continue Reading ››
Please note this contains plot details of the film. Watch it before you read this! Thursday night we sat through the triple bill showing of Star Trek building up to the highly anticipated Star Trek Beyond. Realising we aren't going to have a chance to make a vBlog all together until after Star Trek Las Vegas we thought we'd jot down our opinions here instead. Quite simply, we loved it! This is Star Trek at its best. Optimistic, altruistic, with themes such as unity, loyalty and friendship at its core. All characters got their own fair share of screen time, character development and valuable contribution to the mission. Whilst they had great chemistry right from the first movie, they are now a well oiled machine. To say they perform 'admirably' is an understatement. Even when separated they managed to find a way to help and put the needs of others first. This mentally ultimately saved them all (Only the … Continue Reading ››
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL18dzSO2oE In this episode of the Trekkie Girls we pay tribute to Anton Yelchin, weigh in on the Gay Sulu drama (aka 'it's OK to be Takei but not Sulu apparently!') and show off our new 'Monster Maroon' Starfleet uniforms.
We love it when StarTrek.com tweet something at 2pm. It probably means they want maximum viewing across all timezones! And today was no exception. Another trickle of information about the new Star Trek Series. From this press release we can deduce that
Neelix Netflix will be the home of the New Series here in the UK (and 187 other countries not including US and Canada who are special) YESSS!!
You'll also have noticed that all series including the animated series have returned to Netflix and as a consequence, our boxsets have returned back to the loft.
Each episode will be shown on Netflix within 24 hours of airing in the United States.
For more info, including the special arrangements for America and Canada check out the news from Star Trek
If you haven't read it already, check out our speculationspeculationspeculation regarding the series