Star Trek

Serialized Television Has Become a Disease

At New York Comic Con, during the <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> panel, Alex Kurtzman said something that I’ve been thinking about a lot. He said that you …

TV

New Captain Picard Toy is the Figure of our Memes

There are so many <i>Star Wars</i> 1:6 figures that it’s refreshing to see <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> get its due in Quantum Mechanix’s new line of 1:6 …

Entertainment

Check Out 11 New Photos From ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Episode 6 “Lethe”

CBS has just released new images from this weekend’s episode of <i>Star TrekDiscovery</i>. The sixth episode is titled “Lethe” which brings back James Frain …

Sonequa Martin-Green

Star Trek Discovery star has a perfect response to angry homophobic fans

Star Trek star Wilson Cruz has slapped back at homophobic fans who are upset about the show’s gay storyline.<p>In a first for Star Trek, new TV series …

LGBTQ

Dress, Play, and Brush Your Teeth Like a Discovery Crewmember

With <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> came a whole new look and feel to Starfleet in the 23rd century. And that means not only a lot of new products inspired by …

Rings of Power: The 9 Best Bands for Fantasy Fan Fingers

From memorable characters to classic one liners, movie franchises like <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, <i>Star Trek</i> and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> (to name a …

Fashion

Isaacs Talks ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Script Changes + Sharma Talks Lorca Love And Possible Return

Today’s update has a couple actors from the show talking about changes made to scripts along with some reveals about their characters. We also have …

The Nerd Dome Podcast Episode 105 – Star Trek: Discovery Is Fine

When I’m not infuriating everyone in our comment sections here, I’m on a podcast with a bunch of my close friends out here in Salt Lake City, Utah. …

Podcasting

Ahoy! 'Old Ironsides,' world's oldest warship, underway

BOSTON (AP) — The newly refurbished USS Constitution is taking its first spin in three years.<p>Friday's joyride from Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston to Fort Independence on Castle Island will celebrate the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday and the 220th anniversary of the iconic vessel's maiden voyage.<p>The …

Star Trek: Discovery': Voyage into the F-Bomb Frontier Follows a History of TV Cursing

While the f-bomb in "Star Trek: Discovery' this week was not the first time Trekkies heard swearing in the Final Frontier, fans were still shocked by …

"The Doomsday Machine" Turns 50

The <i>Star Trek: The Original Series</i> episode "The Doomsday Machine" aired on October 20, 1967... or 50 years ago today. It's a classic, of course, one …

How We Made: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Paramount/YouTube<p>Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is screening on Sunday night as part of the Auckland Armageddon Expo.<p><b>Each week we talk to an artist</b> …

New Zealand News

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Car Is a Sci-Fi Fan's Wet Dream

Browsing the internet in search of weird and wonderful cars, we spotted this Star Trek Shuttlecraft vehicle, which is both. I'd imagine that this is …

Jeep

Jason Isaacs on The Death of Stalin: ‘Cameron told me it was exactly like what was going on in Downing Street’

The actor’s role in Armando Iannucci’s Soviet satire is another memorable one to go along with his turns in Harry Potter and the new Star Trek series. Here, he explains why he played Marshal Zhukov with a Yorkshire accent<p>Most actors, especially the male, British ones, will crack a few …

Film (UK)

'Star Trek' Movies And 'Saw' Films Are More Alike Than You Think

We are one week out from the release of <i>Jigsaw</i>. Said Lionsgate offering is, of course, the eighth installment in the <i>Saw</i> franchise and the first new one since the series came to an alleged end in 2010. But in this nostalgia-based and IP-driven culture, you can’t keep a once-popular franchise down for …

Movies

Discovery's Rekha Sharma

Rekha Sharma, over the past 15 years, has appeared in everything from <i>The Outer Limits, Dark Angel, The Twilight Zone, John Doe, Smallville</i> and <i>Aliens</i> …

TV

7 shows spoilered by the people who made them

*sound of publicists facepalming*<p>In the modern world, avoiding spoilers is a massive minefield. Whether it's script leaks, papped photos or fan …

TV

Captain Marvel Gets Star Trek Costume Designer

<b>Captain Marvel</b> has added costume designer Sanja Milkovic Hays, who has almost three decades of experience on sci-fi and genre films. Though <i>Captain</i> …

Superheroes

'Star Trek: Discovery' Challenges Viewers With the Show's First Unethical Captain

Gabriel Lorca pushes the Federation’s ideals to the breaking point.<p>A fire is raging in the <i>Star Trek</i> fan community. <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> is something fans have waited almost two decades for—a return of their favorite franchise to television. From the moment the show opened people took to the internet …

Star Trek shouldn't say "f**k": Why Discovery's "darkness" is missing the point

It's not big, it's not clever... and it's not f**king cool.<p>This week, <i>Star Trek</i> did something it had never done before in its 51-year history. It had …

15 HATED TV Series Finales That Were Actually Amazing

Endings are hard, especially on TV. The anticipation of a TV series finale is an event that almost every fan approaches with a combination of …

TV

Secretly wish you could be invisible? Science is getting close

The captain and crew on the bridge of the starship Enterprise are tense as they track a Romulan ship that has just attacked a Starfleet outpost. The Romulans have developed a new technology: an invisibility cloak, which has made them undetectable to the Enterprise’s sensors. The crew must now …

Science Fiction

Review: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Slowly Goes Where Dark TV Has Gone Before

Capt. Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs), who commands the starship that gives “Star Trek: Discovery” its title, injured his eyes in a battle. This requires him to work in a dimmed light that gives his vessel the techno-noir moodiness of a dystopian dance club. In the fifth episode, his old friend …

The Arts

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY - Mystery Or Confusion?

What the hell is this show, anyway?Read more...

Michael Burnham

'Star Trek' Actress Would Use 'Years Of Martial Arts Training' On Harvey Weinstein

Michelle Yeoh, who's starred in several of Weinstein's films, called the producer a "bully" and "not always honorable."<p>Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein better not cross paths with Michelle Yeoh.<p>The 55-year-old Malaysian actress, who stars in the TV series “Star Trek: Discovery,” told the …

Harvey Weinstein

Watch ‘Star Trek Continues’ Penultimate Episode: “To Boldly Go, Part I”

The tenth and penultimate episode of the fan series<i> Star Trek Continues</i> is now available. “To Boldly Go: Part 1” was written by acclaimed sci-fi …

Koenig, Dorn Sirtis Set for Destination Star Trek

Walter Koenig, Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis are the latest additions to the celebrity guest list for the <i>Destination Star Trek Birmingham</i> event, to …

William Shatner on a potential guest appearance in Star Trek: Discovery

Now that <b>Star Trek</b> has returned to the small screen – and <b>The Original Series</b>-era timeline (well, close enough) – with CBS’ acclaimed new series <b>Star</b> …

William Shatner

Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ Was Most Popular Streaming Show This Summer, According to New Audience Metric

Meanwhile, Nielsen may have cracked streaming ratings, revealing numbers on shows like "Marvel's The Defenders" — though Netflix says they're all …

Netflix

Widescreen: Weak shows may be the death of the fall TV season

Is the fall TV season dead? With the movie-like marketing for "Stranger Things" and a weak crop from the traditional networks, Widescreen columnist …

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