Just a reminder that tonight the Summer STAR TREK Spectacular-Spectacular Saturdays kicks off in Santa Monica, with a big screen (35MM) showing of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. And over subsequent Saturdays in June and July the remaining original cast Star Trek movies will show, each including a Q&A sessions with Star Trek celebrities, including Nicholas Meyer, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols,Walter Koenig and more. Get all the details below.
TMP in 35MM tonight with Martel + Rest of TOS Films in 70MM with Meyer, Winter, Hicks,Takei, Koenig, and Nichols
This summer Laemmle Theaters (in conjunction with Ledjer Film & Theater services and TrekMovie.com) is running all six of the original crew Star Trek features in a series of midnight movies at the cavernous Royal Theatre in West L.A. The Simply 70(mm) STAR TREK Spectacular-Spectacular Saturdays will present each film in 70mm and 6-channel Stereo. Each film will also have a Q&A session with a Star Trek celebrity. The talks will be moderated by TrekMovie’s Anthony Pascale (hey, that’s me!).
NOTE: Unfortunately for tonight’s screening, it was not possible to find 70MM print in good enough condition, so it will be shown in 35MM, all other showings will be using 70MM prints.
Here is the schedule:
|June 12||STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE||Arlene Martel
|June 19||STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN||Nicholas Meyer
|June 26||STAR TREK III: THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK||Ralph Winter
|July 10||STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME||Catherine Hicks
(Dr. Gillian Taylor)
|July 17||STAR TREK V: THE FINAL FRONTIER||Walter Koenig
|July 24||STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY||George Takei*
* pending professional commitments.
Tickets for each film cost $10 for general admission and $45 for a six-film ticket package. You can buy tickets at the box office or online at www.laemmle.com. Laemmle’s Royal Theatre is located at 11523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025, (310) 478-3836
here is the promo trailer for the series