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‘Picard’ Explained: Hugh Finds Humanity in “The End is the Beginning”


Star Trek’s greatest evil is once again revealed to be anything but absolute.

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‘Picard’ Explained: Starfleet Adrift Within “Maps and Legends”


The Starfleet we find in ‘Star Trek: Picard’ is upsetting. Good.

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‘Picard’ Explained: ‘Remembrance’ Brings Revelations


Twenty years since we last saw him, Jean-Luc Picard finds himself surrounded by a fearful Starfleet.

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Jean-Luc Picard Emulates the Growth Mindset of ‘Star Trek’


The 24th century may appear superior to the one we currently reside within but don’t confuse it as a finish line for the human race.

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Syd Mead Designed Your Future


From Ford Motors to ‘Blade Runner’ Spinners, Syd Mead brought function to the imagined.

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Shot by Shot with the NYCC ‘Picard’ Trailer


You Can’t Not Make It So

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Incels in Space


What the ‘Black Mirror’ episode “USS Callister” teaches us about male fragility, video game fandoms, and the danger of unregulated online spaces.

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‘Ikarie XB-1’ is the Forgotten Czech Film That Inspired ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’


Jindřich Polák’s communist space drama anticipated now-iconic ’60s sci-fi.

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Douglas Trumbull Discusses the Preservation of the Epic Theatrical Experience


We spoke with the effects legend behind ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture,’ and his insight is crucial.