Witness Anson Mount’s Latest Dramatic Star Trek Transformation Come Together

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Last week’s Star Trek: Discovery included a very major revelation for Captain Pike—a divisive one, depending on how you feel about the show’s relationship with its wider connections to the original Trek. But regardless of how you regarded the reveal, it’s hard to deny one thing: It took some pretty amazing practical…

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A Brief History of the U.S.S. Enterprise’s Pre-Kirk Voyages

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The original Enterprise’s voyages to explore strange new worlds, and to seek out new life and new civilizations under the auspices of its most famous captain, are a legend Star Trek fans are more than familiar with. But Kirk wasn’t Enterprise’s first captain. Now that the famous ship has shown up on Discovery, here’s…

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Star Trek: Discovery’s Second Season Is Being Helped by a New Captain Who’s Not a Massive Asshole

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Turns out when you a) kill your good figure of authority two episodes in and b) replace them with a morally grey scapegoat you eventually reveal is an alt-universe, MAGA-quoting, colossal space-tool, you don’t really have the time to get into the heady moral questions of the day. So it’s a good job Star Trek: Discovery

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