On June 4th, 1982 all of Star Trek Culminated in what may be the greatest Science Fiction movie of all time- Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan! It stormed into theaters and held audiences in the palm of its hand for 113 completely brilliant minutes. Fans were enraptured by the amazing story that features… Continue reading Star Trek The Wrath of Khan is the Perfect Movie
Star Fleet vessels routinely encounter Dystopic Societies. Sometimes a mad computer has been left in charge by a vanished race, sometimes they cause their own problems, and every once in a while it’s Federation ineptitude. Because my buddy Paul suggested this episode as one of the best (and i pretty much agree) I’m going with… Continue reading The Crazy Dystopia of Star Trek A Piece of the Action
The Planet Killer is like the shark from jaws, and the episode is like Jaws in some ways. For one thing, they need a bigger boat, the Enterprise is presumably identical to the Constellation, which couldn’t have fared worse against the Planet Killer. Commodore Decker, like Captain Quint, is undeterred and commits everything to destroying his adversary.
Mea is pivotal in the episode. She represents everyone on the planet outside the political upper class