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Review by C.J. Bunce

Now that everyone has seen it who likely was going to watch CBS All Access’s next Star Trek incarnation, Star Trek: Picard, it’s time to delve into the series.  If you haven’t yet, take advantage of the free CBS All Access offer while you can.  Series star Patrick Stewart has said he decided to bring his character back to the screen because of the role he performed for even more years than Picard–Charles Xavier in the X-Men series–specifically because of the strong finish he was able to give the character in James Mangold’s Oscar-nominated finale Logan, possibly Stewart’s strongest performance in his film and TV career opposite Old Man Logan as Old Man Charles.  Stewart succeeded, as Star Trek: Picard, already expecting at least another season, showcases the beloved character as Old Man Picard and wraps far better fans’ last meeting with not only Picard, but Data, Riker, and Troi, too.  And surprisingly it does that for Star Trek Voyager, specifically for Jeri Ryan′s Seven of Nine, who also had a rather anticlimactic finale in the last episode of that series.  Her new take is very different from before, but still lots of fun.

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Star Trek Beyond cast photo

Following on the success in the past five years of blockbuster franchise movie marathons for The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Marvel’s The Avengers, The Dark Knight, and Star Wars, for the first time ever Star Trek will have its own movie marathon at theaters nationwide.

It’s not a mega-marathon–it only includes the JJ Abrams universe–now called, according to the May publication The Star Trek Book, the “Kelvin timeline” movies.

Star Trek Marathon

But if you’re a fan of the reboot films like we are, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to again catch 2009’s Star Trek, the 2013 sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, and now on the big screen for the first time, Star Trek Beyond.

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