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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.