Film: Star Trek: Insurrection: To Baldly Go There. Again; as the Ninth Star Trek Movie Touches Down, SIMON ROSE Wishes It Had Been Cast Adrift into Deep Space

By Rose, Simon | The Mirror (London, England), January 1, 1999 | Go to article overview

Film: Star Trek: Insurrection: To Baldly Go There. Again; as the Ninth Star Trek Movie Touches Down, SIMON ROSE Wishes It Had Been Cast Adrift into Deep Space


Rose, Simon, The Mirror (London, England)


STAR TREK: INSURRECTION

(PG, 108mins)

If Einstein were a Star Trek fan, he'd have created a new law of the universe: the only watchable Star Trek movies are the even-numbered ones. Thus, The Wrath Of Khan (2), The Voyage Home (4), The Undiscovered Country (6) and the previous film, Star Trek: First Contact, zip along at warp speed, dispensing great action, wonderful humour and intriguing ideas.

The others have gremlins in the engine room and can't even break the sound barrier. Sad to say, Insurrection, the ninth Star Trek feature, holds true to the rule.

During a survey the android Data (Brent Spiner) goes bananas and starts shooting up the place. In an effort to save him, Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) races the Enterprise halfway across the galaxy. There he finds a race, the Ba'ku, living a hippyish communal life in perfect contentment and, in the time-honoured Star Trek tradition, falls in love with their dishiest woman, Anij (Donna Murphy). Picard clearly likes older women, for she is aged 300, the planet having properties that keep people eternally young.

He discovers a plot by the nasty Son'a, led by Ru'afo (F Murray Abraham), to transport the Ba'ku elsewhere and grab the planet's life-enhancing properties for themselves. …

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