William Shatner spoke to AARP The Magazine’s Bill Newcott about the 50th anniversary of “Star Trek.” My favorite quote: I was making a documentary, and I needed an airplane. So I cold-called an executive at the Canadian airplane manufacturer Bombardier […]
The Smithsonian has paid tribute to Star Trek, one of the most beloved and influential television series of all time with an excerpt from a series a series of oral history interviews conducted over 30 years. The first volume of […]
Take a look at this gorgeous collection of matte paintings used for backgrounds on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.” They are the last of their kind; everything is CGI now.
The Washington Post reports that the original “Star Trek” spaceship, the legendary Enterprise, is going to be restored in a delicate months-long process. Enterprise is a venerable ship — launched in 1964 at a Burbank, Calif., prop maker’s shop for […]
The US Postal Service is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with a new set of stamps that have four digital illustrations inspired by classic elements of the television program: the Starship Enterprise inside the outline of a Starfleet […]
We mourn the loss of Leonard Nimoy, who created one of the most iconic characters of all time, “Star Trek’s” half-Vulcan, half-human Mr. Spock, with pointed ears and angled eyebrows perfectly designed to convey a wry sense of irony. The […]
I’m looking forward to this upcoming documentary about original “Star Trek” cast member George Takei, who is also a leader in LGBT rights and a pioneer in social media.
If you’ve ever seen Trekkies and the sequel Trekkies 2 or William Shatner’s The Captains or the affectionate tribute to the super-fans, Galaxy Quest, you will appreciate the Kickstarter-funded new series “Star Trek Continues,” created by uber-Trekker Vic Mignogna. Here’s […]
Summer movies are just too big to stay within the calendar months of the season this year. Officially, summer does not begin until June. At the box office, it begins this week, with the first of the year’s guaranteed blockbusters, […]