The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
In the 24th century, the crew of the Enterprise-E has been ordered to patrol the Romulan Neutral Zone by the Federation to avoid interference with their battle against the insidious Borg. Witnessing the loss of the battle, Captain Jean-Luc Picard ignores orders and takes command of the fleet engaging the Borg. But the Borg plan to travel back into the 21st century through a vortex with the intention to stop Earth's first contact with an alien race (the Vulcans). Following the Borg sphere, Picard and his crew realize that they have taken over the Enterprise in order to carry out their mission. Their only chance to do away with the Borg and their seductive queen is to make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous faster-than-light travel to the stars. Written by
During the deflector dish sequence set on the outside of the ship, both the sparks that come from a shot Borg and the dust that comes from releasing the Borg transmitter clamps fall to the deflector dish "floor". See more »
Enjoyable mix of light TV touches and sci-fi drama
When the Borg launch an attack on Earth, the Enterprise is sent to the
neutral zone due to the Admiralty's mistrust of Picard's abilities as he
been assimilated in the past. The Enterprise however, disobeys and
to help destroy the Borg ship. However a smaller ship escapes and travels
back in time, causing the assimilation of Earth in the future. The
Enterprise follow the ship back in time and have to undo the damage the
did on the surface to an experimental warp drive unit that will led Earth
it's first contact with alien life. Meanwhile, on the Enterprise,
of the Borg ship begin to assimilate decks within the ship
The trend of the `even good, odd bad' continues in Star Trek with this
entry in the series. Linking to previous story lines, the film starts
immediately and continues at a good pace. Where the previous time travel
excursion for the crew was more funny than anything else, this film goes
down a more dramatic route with the main plot not turning out to be on the
ground (as I first thought it would be) but on the ship where the crew
struggle to contain the Borg's advances. This aspect works well - it is
edge of the seat stuff, but it is dramatic and involving.
In contrast the stuff on the surface is more a side issue that is used
to contrast with the pace on the Enterprise itself. There aren't many
laughs but it does have a nice little bit of self mocking humour that
it's head occasionally. The cast (crew?) all do good work, but it is
Stewart's film and his Borg past help to enrich his character well.
does an able enough job as director but as an actor he has little to do,
indeed do most of those on the Earth aside from a cameo from Cromwell who
adds humour. Woodard is OK in her role but not as good as I've seen her
in other things.
Overall this is a solid Star Trek film, which although not excelling in
one area, has a strong backbone of drama and action aboard the ship that
works well with the lighter stuff on the earth.
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