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This weekend Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy will receive an honorary doctorate from Boston University. He will also be giving the convocation address at the BU College of Fine Arts. In advance of the event Nimoy spoke to the college’s newspaper about growing up in Boston, and a bit about Star Trek as well. See excerpts below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,ST: The Exhibition,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today’s video to share comes from the Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre (what a name!) in St. Louis, MO who are currently performing live versions of the classic Star Trek episodes "The Gamesters of Triskelion" and "Journey to Babel." And to promote the shows they put together a Trek-ified music video parody of Beyonce’s "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It." Check it out below. Plus we have more info on their live Star Trek show and a reminder that Star Trek: The Exhibition is leaving St. Louis soon.
Space Command KickStarter Launched – Project To Include Takei, Shimerman, Picardo & Phillips May 16, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise , comments closed
The previously teased new project "Space Command" has now launched their KickStarter campaign. The envisioned series of sci-fi films feature a number of Star Trek vets behind the camera and they have also announced a number of Trek actors who are also involved, including Armin Shimerman, George Takei, Ethan Phillips and Robert Picardo. Watch the intro video to learn more below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,TNG Remastered , comments closed
As previously reported the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation arrives on Blu-ray on July 24th. And in order to promote the release, CBS will be holding theatrical screenings across the USA in advance of the release. These one-day screening events are another great way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. See below for more details.
Sci-Fi Movies Sunday: The Avengers, Kick-Ass 2, The Hobbit, The Amazing Spider-Man, Prometheus + more May 13, 2012by Rosario T. Calabria , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed
Sci-Fi Movies is back with a look at the latest in
sci-fi and genre movies, including another record-breaking performance by The Avengers, confirmation on Kick-Ass 2, a disappointing update from Guillermo del Toro about At The Mountains of Madness. Plus much more, including a discussion surrounding the technology of The Hobbit and the latest from The Amazing Spider-Man and Prometheus along with new images and video previews.
Geek Nation Tours has come up with an exciting vacation trip this summer just for Trekkies. Their new "Exploring Trek Sites: Hollywood to Vegas" tour will visit a number of iconic Star Trek locations and culminate with a trip to the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, with Trekspert Larry Nemecek along as your tour guide. Details below.Fandom,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today we share a new music video going viral called "Trekkies and We Know It," a parody of the LMFAO song "Sexy and I Know It." It’s pretty cool, so check it out belowGreat Links,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night the Daily Show once again featured a Star Trek reference, with a joke about Riverside, IA and the future home of James T Kirk. And this was just one of three Trek references on the Daily Show and the Colbert Report in the last week. Watch the clips below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Over the weekend we reported on the cast reunion for Star Trek: The Next Generation at the CalgaryExpo. You can now watch the entire thing online, including Wil Wheaton’s emotional comments on leaving the show. Check it out below.
Saturday evening drew visitors from around the world, to share the first convention reunion of the Star Trek: The Next Generation cast. The nine members of the crew were in Canada at the special "TNG: Exposed event at the CalgaryExpo. See below for a full report and even more pictures.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed
The big event for Calgary Expo this weekend was the on stage reunion of the nine members of the crew of the USS Enterprise D. On Saturday night the TNG cast wowed the crowd of thousands. TrekMovie will have a full report from the event, but for now check out pictures and some video below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG , comments closed
This weekend the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation are in Canada at the Calgary Expo to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. TrekMovie is there all weekend and on Friday the first event featured a couple of the ladies of TNG, Denise Crosby and Gates McFadden. See below for our Friday report.
Shuttle Enterprise To Buzz Manhattan Next Week + USS Enterprise Carrier Deployed On Final Mission April 17, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed
The Enterprise is about to buzz Manhattan – the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Next Monday the shuttle named by Star Trek fans moves from Washington DC to its new home in New York and on its way it will be making a low pass over the city. More details on the new home of Shuttle Enterprise and an update on the final voyage of the Navy’s USS Enterprise.
All Five Star Trek TV Captains To Appear At ‘Destination Star Trek London’ In October April 16, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Trek Franchise , comments closed
This fall an unprecedented Star Trek event will take place in London, England. For the first time ever, all five of Star Trek’s TV captains will appear on stage together at an official Star Trek convention at "Destination Star Trek London," a three-day event with more guests and Star Trek activities. More details below.
Science Saturday: Life on Mars + Earth Life in Space + Auroras on Uranus + Subspace Comms + More April 14, 2012by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Trek Franchise , comments closed
Welcome to Science Saturday! Tantalize your neurons this week with life on Mars discovered in 1976, how dino destruction sent Earth-life into space, auroras on Uranus (no, this is not a euphemism), and early subspace communication technology. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: augmented reality contact lenses!
Video of the Day: Star Trek Mistakes VI – The Final Nitpick April 12, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Nitpicking is a time honored tradition with Trekkies and in that light we present the latest (and apparently the last) in the "Star Trek Mistakes" series of Internet videos. This one is especially hard on Worf and the Klingons.
On Monday September 10th, Star Trek’s Walter Koenig will become the last member of the TOS crew to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And it has just been announced that Leonard Nimoy will be attending the event. There will also be a special "Koenig Gala Celebration" over the weekend with more special guests, including Nichelle Nichols, Marina Sirtis and more. Details below, plus watch congratulations video featuring William Shatner, George Takei and many more Trek and sci-fi luminaries.
Calgary Bus Shelters and Transporter App Let You Beam Up April 11, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,TNG Remastered , comments closed
In two weeks The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo will feature a Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion and to promote that event they have erected "Transporter Room" bus shelters around Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They have also released a special app that actually makes these transporter rooms really work (kind of). More details below. UPDATE: New link to print out your own mini-transporter background to use with the app.CBS/Paramount,Conventions/Events/Attractions,History , comments closed
In 1998 Star Trek: The Experience opened at the Las Vegas Hilton, but did you know it was actually the "Plan B" after a much more ambitious vision was considered in 1992. This "The Starship Enterprise" attraction would have built a full-scale Enterprise ship in Downtown Las Vegas. Now the company behind the pitch has revealed details and artists sketches of this Trek attraction that never was. Details below.Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions , comments closed
If you’re in the LA area on April 23rd, don’t miss Manu Intiraymi (VOY’s Icheb) and Kipleigh Brown (ENT’s Jane Taylor) in a one-night-only performance of “TRIGGERS”, a neo-noir drama showing at The Blank Theatre Company in Hollywood. The performance is directed by James Kerwin who you may remember as the writer/director of Yesterday Was a Lie, an independent neo-noir film starring Kipleigh Brown and Chase Masterson (DS9′s Leeta).