Hi everyone. It's Chris Tiberius Bucholz here, with another heaping serving of Star Trek
gossip for you. Apparently sometime over the last week this column became the central clearing house on the Internet for Star Trek
movie spoilers and speculation, which I have to admit surprised me, but I also have to admit, didn't surprise me much. Not one to turn down an easy topic for a column, I've kicked over countless stones this last week to dig up the hottest, barely legal Star Trek
spoilers you could possibly handle. Set your phasers to fun and join me, won't you?
First some background for those that aren't in on the whole
history thing. There's a pretty low bar set for Star Trek
films: most are terrible, and the ones that aren't, are completely unwatchable. As a Trek
fan, I'll admit to being disappointed with nearly all of them, and I can't imagine what watching a recent Trek
film must have been like if you weren't a fan. Greasy and baffling I'm guessing. In fact, when you think about it, the best Star Trek
film in the last 20 years was probably Galaxy Quest
. And when a goddamned Tim Allen movie
does something better than anything, you know the world's gone just a bit topsy turvy.
What I'm hoping is that this movie, which is a prequel to all the other movies and the original series, will offer a fresh start for the franchise. Although it's not a reboot of the franchise per se, it's being developed with a fresh eye and is an attempt to make