Star Trek First Contact: Complete Motion Picture Score – Soundtrack Review

“score was a heavily truncated experience with many of the shorter themes and moments removed to abide by the demands of the Musicians Union at that period of time. This limited edition soundtrack from composer Jerry Goldsmith with supporting material from his son Joel Goldsmith includes an additional twenty five minutes of music removed from the original score restoring the soundtrack to its original entirety.” Continue reading Star Trek First Contact: Complete Motion Picture Score – Soundtrack Review

Star Trek: The Next Generation Sketch Book The Movies – Book Review

“Published through the Pocket Book subsidiary, this sketch book was released in 1998 providing a tome of information and supporting material as The Next Generation transitioned into the cinematic universe. It was a collaboration between veteran writer J.M Dillard, a mainstay in the franchises expanded literary universe and concept artist John Eaves who continues to bring the vision of the shows creators to life with his involvement in the first seasons of Discovery and Picard” Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation Sketch Book The Movies – Book Review

Star Trek: First Contact – 25 Years On

“Released on the 13th December 1996 and directed by series star Jonathan Frakes, the eighth cinematic release of the Star Trek franchise marked a distinct next chapter in the series moving away from the original series actors and characters and focusing on the cast of The Next Generation. This year, celebrating its 25th Anniversary presents an opportunity to look back and reflect on the continual success and legacy of this cinematic release that continues to resonate with audiences across the generational divide with its message of optimism and hope.” Continue reading Star Trek: First Contact – 25 Years On

Designing The Perfect Star Trek Sneaker

“Six years ago I was introduced to a world of possibility, whose limitation was restricted entirely by my own imagination. As a gift from my sister I was introduced to the concept of the custom designed Converse sneaker, recognizing my penchant for this stylish footwear, it was an illuminating gift to receive and consider. I discussed previously my sadness at saying goodbye to a worn and ragged pair from my expansive collection of Converse sneakers. As a brand they represented my first foray into exploring my half American heritage, buying into and showcasing that particular imagery and associated persona of sorts.” Continue reading Designing The Perfect Star Trek Sneaker

Star Trek: Discovery Series 3 – Review

“Not without fault, but a remarkable improvement from the opening two series of the show. It gives hope, like nearly every Star Trek series which struggled to define its identity in their opening acts, Discovery can now push on to chart a course of its own and cement its status in the shows history. With a conclusive ending and endearing message of hope from the show’s creator, it does give you optimism for the next chapter of this series.” Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery Series 3 – Review

A Cup of Tea with Mr C: A Week in Review #1

“I enjoy the feeling of accomplishment and resolution through managing and resolving these complexities and issues and the positive impact it has. It does however expose you to a polarised level of frustration and angst especially now we are expected to manage and placate to a degree. It’s challenging but one of the consequences of front facing work, not always appreciated or recognised but every day this week I’ve seen my team exemplify these behaviours and interactions, it makes for a proud manager” Continue reading A Cup of Tea with Mr C: A Week in Review #1