I picked up Jonathan Frakes's com wave via subspace communications, in anticipation of the release of Star Trek: The Next Generation-The Third Season and Star Trek: The Next Generation-The Best Of Both Worlds on Blu-ray April 30. I had a candid conversation with "Number One" -- Frakes talked about his fateful meeting with Gene Roddenberry, what the cast of Star Trek: The...
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'Star Trek: Enterprise -- Season One' In the history of âStar Trekâ series, âEnterpriseâ is the forgotten one. It was the last TV effort, coming long after the heyday of âThe Next Generation,â âDeep Space Nineâ and âVoyager.â Set before the original, it was the first âStar Trekâ series to be canceled, lasting only four seasons. But itâs a fun adventure that likely would have...
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It’s been nearly 20 years since Star Trek: The Next Generation went off the air, but fan enthusiasm for the series shows no sign of slowing down — and the same could be said for some of its stars. With the third season of TNG debuting on Blu-ray (Apr. 30), we reached out to LeVar Burton, who played Geordi La Forge, the be-VISORed engineer of the USS Enterprise. It turns our...
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James Tiberius Kirk. Three to beam up. He’s dead, Jim. If any of these words elicit a geeky thrill, then you'll also know that many past Star Trek videogames…do not. The MMO Star Trek Online notwithstanding, Star Trek videogames have not earned the love that Star Wars fans gave Knights of the Old Republic 1 and 2 and The Force Unleashed. This might change with the release...
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Another ‘NCIS’ series compounds NBC error by Scott D. Pierce The Salt Lake Tribune Published Mar 24, 2013 06:51PM MDT CBS and “NCIS” are on the verge of going where only one television franchise has gone before — a third-generation spin-off. As you may recall, “JAG” begot “NCIS,” which begot “NCIS: Los Angeles.” And now the network is working on begetting an “NCIS: Los...
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Amazon's deal of the day features the six films featuring the original Star Trek crew. William Shatner and friends had their greatest success with these films, and the entire collection is available on BluRay for only $34.99...
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The Silent Disco White Party starts at 8 p.m. Saturday at Holocene. Dancers will wear wireless headphones so they can switch between two DJs. Don't be confused: "The 'silent disco' effect also creates an anonymous dance environment where people tend lose inhibition and escape in their own world."
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With the upcoming release of “Star Trek into Darkness,” the second film in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, it’s worth looking back to the past to the characters that have made Star Trek so beloved...
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J.J. Abrams is a genius, and it’s not because “Star Trek Into Darkness” is a great movie. It is not. Director Abrams and his team are clearly passionate about the original “Star Trek” and the early “Star Trek” movies. His 2009 big-screen reboot was simply...
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In my interview with Jonathan Frakes about his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek, he started talking to me about JJ Abrams and his reboot of Star Trek. He recounted his experience on the set of Star Trek: Into...
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