The Borg travel back in time intended 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.
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
After a joyous wedding between William Riker and Deanna Troi, Captain Picard and the Enterprise crew stumble upon a mysterious signal which results in it being a prototype android who is the twin to Data. Then the Enterprise is invited to Romulus to negotiate peace with the Romulans by their new Praetor named Shinzon. However, Shinzon is revealed to be a clone of Picard who was raised on Remus, a slave planet to the Romulans. Later on, Picard discovers that this peace treaty was nothing more than a set-up due to the fact that Shinzon needs Picard in order to survive. But little do the Enterprise crew know that Shinzon also plans to do away with the Federation by unleashing a weapon that could destroy a whole planet. Written by
The film's cast--in particular, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis and LeVar Burton--have leveled fierce criticism at director Stuart Baird over his direction of the film, claiming the director hated the Star Trek universe and knew nothing about it. Baird, for his part, expresses his frustration in the DVD commentary at having to tell a story in an established universe with pre-existing design and character relationships, hated having to utilize recycled sets and props and has trouble remembering the names of the main cast. See more »
After the Argo first jumps from the shuttle and spins around in the sand, Picard's stunt double's face is visible. See more »
Senators, consider the opportunities for the Empire. At last, the destinies of the planets Romulus and Remus will be united. Shinzon of Remus is offering us a chance to make ourselves stronger than ever before. It would be madness to reject it. I beg you not to let prejudice or politics interfere with this Alliance. By joining Shinzon's forces with ours, not even the Federation will be able to stand in our way.
That's enough! The decision has been made. The military does not ...
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Both the letter 'R' in 'Trek' and the second 'E' in 'Nemesis' are presented backward within the words in order to introduce the idea of a mirror image. See more »
As far as I can remember, no Star Trek movie got passed the critics without being called "a shame for the francise" or "the worst trek movie ever". Hardcore fans especially are very conservative and don't accept any new ideas.
"Nemesis" has some serious problems: the scenario was taken out of nowhere and has little to no connection to the TNG series or the other movies. The forced hints given by some characters like Janeway or Shinzon ("like your borg friends would say...") do not help, they're making things worse. Also, there is not much room for the other characters like Geordi or Crusher, even Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis aren't allowed to make much of their roles. The worst of all is the telephatic duel between Deanna and the reman viceroy: it just doesn't fit into the Star Trek universe.
But in the end, "Nemesis" is not all bad. Steward and Spiner are doing a wonderful job, Tom Hardy is also good as Shinzon and Ron Perlman adds yet another dying character to his filmography. The battle between the Enterprise and the Scimitar is pretty good, with many callbacks to the one between the original ship and the Reliant in 'Wrath of Khan'.
To me, the most satisfying thing was the ending: There will be no more movies with the TNG crew, so it was very important for me to see how their story continues. And it does continue, the journey to the final frontier goes on. And that ain't bad!
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