March 2010

Worst Star Trek Parody Ever

There is a video that has gone viral in the last couple of days after being unearthed by, and it is by far the worst Star Trek Parody of all time. There is no attributed source, so not sure who to blame, but it seems to be some misguided attempt to use Star Trek to send some kind of Christian message, but it doesn’t even do that well. Check it out for yourself below.   

Zoe Saldana Talks Sex & Race In Two New Magazine Cover Stories

Star Trek and Avatar star Zoe Saldana continues to climb the celebrity ranks. The actress is gracing the cover of two magazine’s April issues, and in one of the cover stories she lets us all know what she likes to do in her off hours (including the lights-off hours). And Saldana isn’t the only one making sexy news, there is a particular body part that is getting Chris Pine notice in another national magazine.

Post Oscar Report: Makeup Team Talk Trek + Stiller Video + Saldana & Pine Party Photos & Video + Apple Ad

OK one more wrap-up report on the 82nd Academy Awards. We have backstage report of the Star Trek makeup winners. Plus video and photos of Zoe Saldana and Chris Pine at the Oscar Parties, plus the new Apple iPad ad featuring the Star Trek movie. UPDATE: added video of Ben Stiller talking Star Trek and presenting Makeup award.

Star Trek Wins Oscar For Makeup + Pine & Saldana Present – Report + Photos & Video

The 82nd Academy Awards have just wrapped up and JJ Abrams Star Trek, has made franchise history by taking home Trek’s first Oscar, for Best Makeup. In addition some Star Trek vets took home Oscars, including Michael Giacchino for Up. Also, Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana were on hand as presenters. We have a full report, photos and links to videos and more below.

Bob Orci & Alex Kurtzman ‘Win’ Razzie For Transformers 2 – Provide TrekMovie With Acceptance Speech

This weekend isn’t all about the Oscars. Tonight the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation held their 30th Annual Razzie Awards, which honor the worst in films for the previous year. Amongst the ‘winners’ were Star Trek co-writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman for their Transformers Revenge of the Fallen screenplay. They were not able to attend but have sent TrekMovie their acceptance speech.  

OscarWatch: Trek Nominee Gets Speech Help + Quinto & Madonna Party + Predictions + more [UPDATED]

Tomorrow is the Oscars and of course there is a lot of media attention. Below we some of the latest Trek-related Oscar articles, including a nominee getting speech advice, Quinto and Madonna hanging at a pre-Oscar party, Michael Giacchino talking about his scores, and a breakdown of predictions for the Star Trek categories.  

Exclusive: Academy Award-Nominee Barney Burman Talks Star Trek Makeup, Oscars & Sequel Klingons

As noted yesterday’s Academy Award analysis, the Makeup category appears to be Star Trek’s best chance to take home an Oscar, which would be a first for the franchise. So TrekMovie thought it would be good to check in with nominee Barney Burman to see how he is dealing with the Oscar nomination, and to talk about his work on the first Star Trek, and what he would like to do in the next one.  

Happy Birthday, Jolene Blalock

Today is Jolene Blalock’s birthday. Star Trek Enterprise’s Vulcan first officer T’Pol is turning 35. TrekMovie extends a big happy birthday "live long and prosper" to Jolene, and below we catch up on all her latest news. Today also happens to be the birthday of Star Trek III’s James B. Sikking, and so happy bday James, and we have an interesting piece of Trek trivia about him too.  

Analyzing Star Trek’s Chances At Academy Awards – Time For Trek’s First Oscar?

This weekend is the Academy Awards, and JJ Abrams Star Trek movie is nominated in four categories. Although previous Trek films have received nominations, so far the franchise has yet to pick up a win. Star Trek has some tough competition going in, but if prognosticators are to be believed, this may be the year Trek picks up some gold.

Sci-Fi Movies Wednesday: Tron Legacy, Captain America, Wolverine, Scott Pilgrim, Avatar 2, Transformers 3 + more

This week’s Sci-Fi Movies features updates on Tron Legacy (including plot/trailer details and new images), Michael Bay testing 3D for Transformers 3, Edgar Wright talking about his adaptation of Scott Pilgrim, more Superman: The Man of Steel rumors, a synopsis for Captain America, and even Avatar 2 and Indiana Jones 5 details. All that and the latest casting bites, images and videos.

2 Young Adult Star Trek Movie Tie-in ‘Starfleet Academy’ Novels Coming In November

As noted in our recent feature on Star Trek licensing, Simon & Schuster is planning new novels tied into the new Star Trek movie. Now we have word on some specifics for the first books. Later this year S&S will release two young adult ‘Starfleet Academy’ movie tie-ins. S&S has also scheduled their next Peter David Star Trek New Frontier book.

Chris Pine To Present At Academy Awards

On Sunday tens of millions watched the original Captain Kirk help close out the Winter Olympics, and next Sunday tens of millions will see the new Captain Kirk help hand out the Oscars. Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updated its list of presenters for the Academy Awards, and Star Trek’s Chris Pine is on the list (along with a Trek movie cameo actor).

Giacchino & Star Trek Win Film Music Critic Awards

It looks like we have one more set of awards to announce before the Oscars coming up this weekend, and this time it is some good news. Today the International Film Music Critics Association announced the winners of their 2009 Awards and Star Trek’s Michael Giacchino was the big winner with awards for both Up and Star Trek. More details below