Please don't try to turn the Star Trek movies into Deep Space 9

One of the things that surprised many viewers of Star Trek Into Darkness is that the film portrayed a less than virtuous Starfleet, something some folks have likened to the series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. But Deep Space Nine's portrayal of Starfleet reflects that series' role in the larger Star Trek universe and… » 9/15/13 1:00pm 9/15/13 1:00pm

Star Trek: DS9 played the most dangerously idiotic game in the galaxy

Star Trek: Deep Space 9 is beloved among Trek fans, and rightly so. That still doesn’t mean its didn’t have a few piles of crap amongst its many good episode, and there’s not a bigger crap-pile than the reviled first season episode “Move Along Home.” Roll the dice and discover the worst game in the entire universe. » 4/26/13 8:40am 4/26/13 8:40am

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was literally darker than TNG

Deep Space Nine wasn't just a darker version of Star Trek in a metaphorical sense — it was also lit very differently. The Trek Companion podcast has an exclusive interview with Kris Krosskove, who was camera operator and often director of photography on both TNG and DS9. And there's a full transcript at TrekWeb. » 11/12/12 4:49pm 11/12/12 4:49pm