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TrekMovie LiveTweet Watch Party – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 5PM (Pacific) Sunday March 20, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TrekMovie.com , comments closed

Two weeks ago TrekMovie hosted a spontaneous ‘live tweet’ watching party of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, debating the film with Free Enterprise director Robert Meyer Burnett. This weekend Burnett and I (and anyone else who wants to join) will be doing it again, this time for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan at 5 PM (Pacific). You can follow along below.

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Original Star Trek Movies Screening In Hollywood Next Week w/ TMP Effects Team, Takei, Koenig, & Meyer + Submit Questions At TrekMovie.com March 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TrekMovie.com , comments closed

Next week the American Cinematheque is presenting a special Star Trek series, showing the first six Trek films over four days in Hollywood. Each screening will include a Q&A, with George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nick Meyer and members of the TMP effects team. And even if you aren’t in the LA area you have a chance to ask the Trek luminaries a question by submitting them here at TrekMovie.com. Details below.

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TrekMovie LiveTweet Watch Party: Star Trek: The Motion Picture 7PM (Pacific) Sunday March 6, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Editorial,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TrekMovie.com , comments closed

This afternoon I got into a twitter debate with Free Enterprise director Robert Meyer Burnett over the virtues of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the first Trek feature from 1979. We have decided to live tweet-watching the film starting at 7PM pacific. You can follow along below.

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Syfy’s Star Trek March: Airing 8 Star Trek Movies + TNG & Enterprise Marathons March 2, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ENT,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TNG , comments closed

In March Syfy is celebrating Star Trek by showing 8 of the Trek feature films along with running a number of Star Trek Enterprise and Next Generation Marathons. All of this starts Thursday. See below for the full schedule.

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Christian Slater Brings Star Trek Captain’s Chair To His New Sitcom ‘Breaking In’ February 24, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Great Links,Humor , comments closed

Actor Christian Slater showed his Star Trek fandom two decades ago with a Star Trek VI cameo, and now he is bringing his inner Trekkie to his new Fox sitcom Breaking In, where he worked in an original series Star Trek captain’s chair for his character. Check out a clip of Slater and his Kirk chair below.

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‘Star Trek IV’ cinematographer Don Peterman dies at 79 [UPDATED] February 21, 2011

by Charles Trotter , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM) , comments closed

Don Peterman, the cinematographer who was nominated for an Oscar for his work on Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, has passed away at the age of 79. The two-time Oscar nominee died of complications from leukemia at his home in Palos Verdes Estates on February 5th. See below for more on Peterman and his career. [UPDATE: Leonard Nimoy has made a comment on Peterman's passing]

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More from Rick Berman: Reflects On TNG Films + Calls Star Trek 2009 “Wonderful” but lacking “Heart of Star Trek” February 10, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed

There are now more comments from the official Star Trek site’s interview with former Star Trek producer Rick Berman. The final part of the interview includes Berman opining on the Next Generation films and the 2009 Star Trek movie. Excerpts below.

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Video of the Day: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan w/ Papercraft Puppets February 8, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is of course a classic that needs never be remade…unless of course you are redoing it with papercraft puppets. Check out the 60 second/papercraft version of TWOK below.  

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Limited Edition 2-CD Star Trek V Soundtrack Coming Out Next Week November 26, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Merchandise,Music , comments closed

Today La-La Land Records announced they will be releasing a limited edition 2 CD set of Jerry Goldsmith’s soundtrack for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, which includes 45 minutes of previously unreleased material. More details below.

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Star Trek & JJ Abrams Featured In ILM Documentary Airing Sunday on Encore November 10, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Science/Technology,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise , comments closed

This Sunday the Encore Channel will be airing a documentary all about effects house Industrial Light and Magic. The doc will feature discussions of some of the Star Trek films as well as interview clips with Star Trek 2009 director JJ Abrams. More info and a trailer below.

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Harve Bennett Criticizes Star Trek 2009 + Talks ‘Starfleet Academy’ Movie & More October 28, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Last Saturday Harve Bennett, producer of four Star Trek films, did a Q&A at a screening of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home in Ashland Oregon, where he talked about his time on Trek, his never-produced Starfleet Academy movie, and he offered a critical opinion of JJ Abrams 2009 Star Trek movie. Excerpts and video below.   

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Vulcan Axiom From Star Trek II Cited By Texas Supreme Court – Nicholas Meyer Responds October 27, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Great Links , comments closed

Star Trek has been influential in pop culture and society for over four decades, but now it has gone a step farther to becoming a legal precedent. In a new ruling, the Texas Supreme Court has specifically cited the "the needs of the many…" axiom from Star Trek II. Details below, plus exclusive reaction from Wrath of Khan writer/director Nicholas Meyer.   

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Watch ‘Star Blecch’ The Animated Mad Star Trek 2009 Parody + More Mad Trek fun October 16, 2010

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Humor,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek on TV,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Mad Magazine has a new animated TV spinoff on the Cartoon Network and in September they took on the 2009 Star Trek movie. You can watch the animated parody below, plus TrekMovie looks at the long history of Star Trek and Mad Magazine (and MADtv). So get started with all the Star Blecch below.

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Star Trek Hot Wheels Wave 3 Available Exclusively At Costco October 12, 2010

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Merchandise,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS,Toys , comments closed

In May 2009 Mattel released their first wave of Star Trek Hot Wheel vehicles and back in January they released the second wave. Now the third wave with some repaints and some new ships (including the Narada) is available exclusively in Costco stores. Details below.

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Film4 Running ‘Star Trek Weekend’ – Watch Cool Promo

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM) , comments closed

The Film4 channel in the UK is going to the final frontier with their "Star Trek Weekend" movie marathon kicking off on Saturday. They will be showing the first ten Trek feature films. Check out their cool promo and the schedule below.

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Patrick Stewart On The ‘Fifth’ Star Trek TNG Movie + Video & Images From ‘A Life In The Theatre’ October 6, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),TNG , comments closed

The crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation were seen on the big screen in four feature films, but in a new interview Sir Patrick Stewart talks about the fifth and final (and never produced) TNG movie – see excerpts below. We also have links to Patrick’s appearce on The View from today, plus video and images from his new Broadway play A Life In Theatre, opening next week.

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VIDEO: Herman Zimmerman Talks Difficulties w/ Nemesis Director Baird, ST09′s Big Nacelles & More September 3, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Interview,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Last week at the showing of Star Trek: Nemesis at the Star Trek Summer Screening series at the Royal Theater in West LA, veteran production designer Herman Zimmerman spoke frankly about his career in Trek, issues with Nemesis director Stuart Baird, and gave his thoughts on the look of the new Star Trek. Watch vidoe of that below.
 

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Video of the Day: Evolution of the Star Trek Warp Effect

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

One of the cooler new effects in the 2009 Star Trek movie was the "go to warp" effect. The video of the day looks at how the warp effect has changed over the last three decades in the eleven Star Trek feature films. Check it out below.

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Star Trek 2009 (+ 7 Other Trek Films) Available Now On Netflix Streaming September 1, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),Web , comments closed

The popular DVD rental and online service Netflix has extended their offering of streaming Star Trek features to include the 2009 Star Trek movie, along with a selection of most of the other films. Details below.

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Reminder: See Star Trek Nemesis Tonight w/ Herman Zimmerman in West LA August 28, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Feature Films (TMP-NEM) , comments closed

The STAR TREK Simply Spectacular Saturdays at the Royal Theater in West LA wraps up the Next Generation era with a showing of Star Trek: Nemesis on the big screen, along with special guest production designer Herman Zimmerman.

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