Leonard Nimoy

Why axing Chris Pine would be a very bad idea for the Star Trek films

There are moments in USS Callister, the 2017 Black Mirror episode that riffs furiously on Star Trek and gamer geekery, that might tempt us to wonder if the makers of the new series of films (starring Chris Pine as Captain Kirk) might have considered Jesse Plemons for the role instead. For while …

Science Fiction

15 Hollywood Actors Who Had Epic Fails as Music Stars (Photos)

From Lindsay Lohan to Leonard Nimoy: These stars should have stayed in their lane<p>From Lindsay Lohan to Leonard Nimoy: These stars should have stayed …

Star Trek

Patrick Stewart 'Excited and Invigorated' to Return as a Very Different Jean-Luc Picard

Patrick Stewart has a new 'Star Trek' series? Make it so!

Science Fiction

Madonna Turns 60: 'Vogue' Tops Her Most-Viewed Songs on YouTube

The Queen of Pop is also a queen of Youtube<p>Madonna turns 60 on Thursday, and we’re honoring the big day by taking a look at the top 10 most viewed …

Bachelor in Paradise

Spock Officially Beams Aboard ‘Star Trek: Discovery’: Ethan Peck Cast in Season 2 of CBS All Access Series

"Discovery" makes good on its recent promise that the iconic half-Vulcan character would be a part of the show's 2019 return.<p>“Star Trek: Discovery” …

Science Fiction

Meet Gregory Peck's Sexy Lookalike Grandson, Ethan

There are many names that bear a favorable reputation in Hollywood, among them: Peck (as in Gregory), and Spock (as in everyone’s favorite …

Star Trek Discovery

Blu-rays from $4: Star Trek Stardate Collection, JOBS, The Martian, more

Amazon offers its Prime members the Star Trek: Stardate Collection on Blu-ray for <b>$32.99 shipped</b>. Also at Walmart. Normally around $40, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and the best available. Giving you all 10 Star Trek movies, this is a must-have for any Trekkie. Rated 4.7/5 stars. …

Star Trek

'In Search Of' episode 5 review: 'Artificial Intelligence' proves to be surprisingly informative

An improvement from 'Monsters of the Deep,' the fifth episode still brings along with it some noticeable flaws.

Artificial Intelligence

Lindsay Lohan Apologizes for Calling #MeToo Accusers 'Weak'

“I feel very strongly about the #MeToo movement and have the utmost respect and admiration for the women brave enough to come forward,” actress …

Me Too movement

Off topic: Saying thanks, cave photos, emojis and culture, ‘Star Trek’ opening narration

The different ways — or lack thereof — of saying “thank you.” Wondrous photos of caves. On topic, too: Emojis are replacing flags as online symbols …

Star Trek

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Has Already Cast Its Spock

As revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, <b>Star Trek: Discovery</b>‘s upcoming second season will introduce one of the franchise’s most iconic characters in the …

Science Fiction

The Power of the Starship Enterprise At Your Command

<i>“The power of the Starship Enterprise is at your command. Cross the galaxies with Warp Drive and Impulse Power. Defend the Federation with Photon</i> …

Science Fiction

National Lazy Day 2018: Best Memes and Twitter Reactions

It’s National Lazy Day 2018! The unofficial holiday is an excuse to disengage, relax and do nothing. It’s unclear when exactly August 10 was …

Social Media

Zachary Quinto Looks Ahead

Going into the final weekend of his turn as Harold in the historic "The Boys in the Band," the actor is ready to process and decide what comes …

Janet Jackson

Star Trek: 20 Behind-The-Scenes Photos That Completely Change The Movies

There are currently thirteen<b> Star Trek</b> movies in existence. From <i>Star Trek: The Motion Picture</i> released in 1979 to <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> released in 2016, …

Science Fiction

Cry Along With Patrick Stewart as He Announces Jean-Luc Picard’s Return

The legendary actor Sir Patrick Stewart was visibly moved when he spoke to a crowd of adoring <i>Star Trek</i> fans and dropped the game-changing news that …

Science Fiction

Drink up, Trekkies — this vodka is for you

What’s wrong with this sentence?<p>“Whoopi Goldberg’s character, an immortal bartender named after a Prohibition speakeasy owner, served up Romulan Ale …

Alcohol

Spock Almost Had An Operation To Give Him Human Ears

Even with a new Spock out there played by Zachary Quinto and another one about to energize the second season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery‘ it is hard to …

Science Fiction

Douglas Grindstaff, 87, was the creator of the original Star Trek’s beeps and whistles

Douglas Grindstaff, an Emmy Award-winning sound editor who was pivotal in the creation of the indelible whistles, beeps and hums in the original “Star Trek” television series, died July 23 in Peoria, Arizona. He was 87.<p>His family confirmed his death.<p>Mr. Grindstaff had numerous sound credits to his …

Star Trek

SONGBOOK SUMMIT Opens Tonight Celebrates Berlin, Kern, Carmichael & More Starting Tonight

Peter and Will Anderson - the identical twins and Juilliard graduates hailed as "virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone" by The New York Times - begin …

The Arts

5 Times Patrick Stewart Should Have Won An Emmy For Star Trek: The Next Generation

With the exciting news that <b>Patrick Stewart</b> is returning to the role that made him a household name, Jean-Luc Picard, there is a chance that Hollywood …

Science Fiction

Is The Fellowship of the Ring The Last Great Film Score?

With a new release of Howard Shore's iconic Lord of the Rings score on the way from Rhino, we look back at the music of Middle Earth. • facebook …

Movies

The Priceless Gift: Integrity

—<b>We strive for all sorts of odd things in our brief lives.</b> “Success” (whatever that means), fame, true love, attention, honor, riches, enjoyment, so …

Robin Williams

Patrick Stewart will play Picard again in a new 'Star Trek' series on CBS All Access

NEW YORK – Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he's been before.<p>CBS All Access announced Saturday that Stewart has been tapped to headline a new "Star Trek" series, reprising his "Star Trek: The Next Generation" character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard.<p>The new series isn't a "Next Generation" reboot …

Science Fiction

How Leonard Nimoy came up with Spock's signature pinch

<i>Star Trek</i> fans know all about Mr. Spock's famous pinch.<p>He's used it to knock out numerous bad guys, to bypass Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in an …

Star Trek

How Hollywood Helps Nonprofit Camps Provide a Classic Summer Experience

Camp Bob Waldorf and The Painted Turtle are two nonprofit summer camps supported by the entertainment industry.<p>As August arrives, parents pick up …

Sony Pictures

Good news for geeks as new study claims sci-fi and fantasy readers make great romantic partners

If you're looking for the perfect partner, then sci-fi and fantasy book fans should be top of your list.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study that …

Science Fiction

Movie Musings: Transformers, dead men and big sharks

I’m weirded out that I still haven’t seen “Ant-Man and Wasp.” Seriously, this is not usual for me. I hope I am not losing my ability to care.AllSpark …

Star Trek

Register to Vote With the Cast of ‘Hamilton’ + More NYC Events 8/3–8/9

<i>New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s</i> …

New York City

The Secret Jewish History of ‘Mission: Impossible’

Last weekend, the sixth installment of the “Mission: Impossible” film franchise, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” rocketed to the top of the box …

Jewish Culture