Star Trek

Abrams on going overboard with lens flare, righting his wrongs with Star Wars
Trent Moore

Fans are decidedly mixed on J.J Abrams’ Star Trek revival, but there’s one thing everyone can agree on — it featured a boatload of lens flare. So should we expect the same in Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

How Michael Dorn hopes to keep his Worf series alive despite a new Trek TV show
Matthew Jackson

Star Trek is coming back to TV without Michael Dorn, but that doesn't mean he's given up hope on his own series.

Doctor Who's Steven Moffat open to a Star Trek crossover, but he has a few conditions
Trent Moore

You can probably file this one under “Awesome Things That Will Never Happen,” but Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is actually keen to cross his show over with Star Trek. He just has a few stipulations.

William Shatner still wants to do a Star Trek 50th anniversary special...but as a musical?
Nathalie Caron

The original Captain James T. Kirk is still trying to get a Star Trek special off the ground.

25 facts about Star Trek: The Next Generation you might not know
Dany Roth

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Stark Trek: The Next Generation's pilot, Encounter at Farpoint, premiere. That's 25 years since Picard stared out into the great and infinite vastness of space and said "Let's see what's out there." To celebrate, here's 25 things you might not know about the seminal series.

26 sci-fi weapon replicas that'll make killer holiday gifts
Matthew Jackson

One of the many, many reasons we love sci-fi and fantasy so much is watching our favorite heroes (and villains) kick ass with awesome weapons—but sometimes (and the holidays is one of those times)—just watching it happen isn't enough. Sometimes you want a mythic sword or high-tech blaster of your very own, and a plastic knock-off from the toy store just won't do.

Vader, Spock, Spidey and 26 other sci-fi icons as rotting zombies
Matthew Jackson

Part of the horrific appeal of the whole zombie thing is that it can happen to anyone. Your wife, your kids, your grandma, even that guy you buy coffee from, they can all shift from friendly humans to rotting, flesh-hungry undead in a matter of minutes, and suddenly it's shotgun time. (Aim for the head, kids.) So it's no surprise that the whole "no one is safe" thing has spread to the realm of fictional characters.

The Golden Gate Bridge is 75: Check out 24 times it starred in sci-fi
Blastr Staff

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge—a frequent guest star in sci-fi movies and TV—turns 75 years old this weekend. Opened in 1937 after four...

Newspaper posts awesome apology to picky Star Trek fans

An Australian newspaper made a HUGE mistake in its review of a new book about the starship Enterprise, and when called out, not only did it issue an awesome apology—but also went on to apologize for the apology!

If you like spaceship porn, this Star Trek book is for you

No, not actual space-faring vessels rubbing their nascelles against each other. But if you wanted to investigate every nook and cranny of every iteration of the U.S.S. Enterprise, from the NX-01 to the 1701-E, then this book is for you.

18 hard-rocking songs that killed in sci-fi movie soundtracks

While John Williams does a helluva job in the orchestra pit, nothing gets our blood pumping during that intense space battle, zombie-killing spree or alien encounter like our favorite ass-kicking tunes straight from the juke box.

Will Star Trek and other blockbuster-based comics be worth your time?

Comic-book characters have long been zapping, clawing and flying their way to the top of many a studio's summer blockbuster slate, but this...

Celebrate geek love with these 23 awesome sci-fi wedding rings
Nathalie Caron

As a fellow geek, who wouldn't want to adorn our other-half with an engagement ring or wear a set of wedding bands that not only celebrates our love for each other but also the fandom that unite us?