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Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: Why Ellison Wanted His Name Off 'City on the Edge of Forever'

It took over ten months to produce a final script for one of Star Trek's best episodes, with unpaid rewrites and changes infuriating Harlan Ellison.

Entertainment | TNG

This episode of TNG would have had a bitter Chekov

This episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) would have had a bitter Pavel Chekov portrayed by Walter Koenig from the original series

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series' Theme Had Lyrics (And They're Terrible)

Though they never aired, lyrics did exist for the iconic Star Trek theme, and they're almost as bad as the history behind them.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

A New Star Trek Movie Is Officially Coming To Theaters, Sorry Tarantino

Paramount has scheduled a Star Trek movie, but I have so many questions.

Entertainment | Movies

2001: A Space Odyssey: 16 Things to Look for the Next Time You Watch

From ahead-of-the-curve furniture design to geeky scientific fact-check details, here’s what to zoom in on the next time you’re sitting awestruck watching Stanley Kubrick’s '2001: A Space Odyssey.'

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: Why the Enterprise Was Originally the Yorktown

Behind the original name for Star Trek's Enterprise is American history, though this hasn't made Yorktown a major player in the franchise's canon.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner Has Never Watched Star Trek

Star Trek: The Original Series lead William Shatner has never watched an episode of Star Trek. That's what he told People in a recent interview promoting his new film Senior Moment. Discussing his role as Captain James T. Kirk that helped launch his caree

Entertainment | William Shatner

The Star Trek Episodes That Define Captain Kirk

On March 22nd both William Shatner and Captain James Tiberius Kirk celebrate their birthday—so to mark the occasion we look back at 10 classic episodes of Star Trek that all speak to different facets of the iconic Captain of the starship Enterprise.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Watch What The Mandalorian Looks Like Before and After ILM Adds Its Special Effects | Mental Floss

Season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ introduced a massive Krayt dragon and a whole host of other jaw-dropping special effects. See how ILM did it.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' reveals the rest of the Enterprise crew — finally

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' is officially filming, and the crew of the Enterprise is growing. Paramount+ has finally revealed five new cast members for the next big Trek series.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

‘The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Star Trek’ Docuseries Set At History Channel – Deadline

'The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek,' an 8-episode docuseries about the storied franchise, is coming History Channel. Nacelle Company is producing

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

You Wear It Well: The Uniforms of Star Trek 

The Delta Shield. The colors: red, gold and blue. The form-fitting jackets and often black trousers. Even the confining jumpsuits. Star Trek uniforms have a special place in pop culture, equal in renown maybe only by the jerseys and full kits of certain s

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek Movie Is Back On, Chris Pine To Star

After Paramount paused all future Star Trek movies, a new rumor suggests that a Star Trek film written by Quentin Tarantino could still be in the works.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How One Movie Theater's Mistake Changed 'Blade Runner' Forever

'Blade Runner,' Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic, was met with a tepid reception by audiences and got throttled by 'E.T.' It wasn't until a mistake made at a revival house in 1990 that audiences saw the director's true intentions.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

3 Star Trek TV Spinoffs Reportedly In The Works For Paramount+

Insider Daniel Richtman claims that Paramount have three new Star Wars shows in the works for their streaming service.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Live Long and Prosper! Here Are 15 Fun Facts About Star Trek to Celebrate the Show's 55th Anniversary

The original Star Trek TV series celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2021. Here are some fun facts about the series, which starred William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols and DeForest Kelley.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Every Starfleet Uniform & History Explained

Star Trek has had dozens of different uniforms over the years, varying greatly by era, yet maintaining certain features through every iteration.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

This visual timeline of the STAR WARS saga compared to years in the real world is blowing my mind

Twitter user Rik Villanueva of the Jammed Transmissions Star Wars podcast posted this, and it's absolutely blowing my mind. In other words: the Star Wars saga (or at least, the Skywalker saga) is basically just the lifespan of a Baby Boomer. In some ways,

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: William Riker would’ve been a great replacement for Jean-Luc Picard

Star Trek writers were prepared for Jean-Luc Picard's exit from the series following season three, and William Riker would've been perfect to replace him.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Here's Why Some Star Wars Fans Hated the Mandalorian Finale

A new video on The Stupendous Wave YouTube channel explains why the Luke Skywalker reveal in The Mandalorian's finale has annoyed some Star Wars fans.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Just Made A Big Change to Vulcans And Romulans

Star Trek: Discovery has essentially been given a blank slate on which to re-write the franchise mythos, after moving the setting to the distant future of the 32nd century. As Commander Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew of the USS Discov

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 3 Episode 7 honors cannon with Leonard Nimoy's Spock, fans say 'about time'

Trekkies jumped with joy when they saw Leonard Nimoy's Spock, obviously not the real Nimoy, but it was good to see him there

Entertainment | The Original Series

Trekkies Can Thank Herb Solow For The Most Famous Star Trek Plot Device

Famed producer Herb Solow recently died at the age of 89-years-old. But, did you know he created Star Trek's Captain's Log?

Entertainment | The Original Series

The Quarantine Stream: Over 50 Years After it Aired, 'Star Trek' Remains One of the Greatest TV Shows of All Time

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Star Trek Where You Can Stream It: Netflix, Amazon, and CBS All Access The Pitch: Cap

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

George Lucas' Plans for His Star Wars Sequels Were More Familiar Than You'd Think

In an new interview conducted for The Star Wars Archives: 1999-2005, George Lucas lifted the lid on his original plans for Star Wars' sequel trilogy, including the return of Darth Maul, Comics characters, and Leia taking the main stage.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner Does NOT Get Royalties from Star Trek: The Original Series

During one of his endless troll fights on Twitter, William Shatner reveals that he receives zero royalties from playing Kirk on Star Trek: TOS.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Review: Earth Is a Very Different Place in Episode 3

Episode 3, "People of Earth," introduce Blu del Barrio's winning Adira and shows an Earth that's changed since the Federation's fall.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Sean Connery in memorial: How James Bond helped create sci-fi cinema

The actor who played the first cinematic James Bond, Sean Connery, has died at 90. But without the success of Bond, sci-fi movies wouldn't have taken off.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

A New Star Trek Movie Was Just Released Online, Watch First Frontier

A brand new fan film called Star Trek: First Frontier has just hit YouTube, and you can watch it right now on Giant Freakin Robot!

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer jumps into the future

CBS has unveiled a new trailer for the third season of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set to premiere on October 15th. In the US the show will stream on CBS All Access, while it’ll be available on Netflix internationally.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Alex Kurtzman May Be Fired And Star Trek: Picard Cancelled, Casualties In A Franchise Civil War

There’s a battle going on inside the halls of ViacomCBS and it’s a battle for the very soul of Star Trek.

Entertainment | The Original Series

We’re Gonna Put The Bag On You: Tarantino Star Trek Mobster Movie Could Reconnect The Series' Two Timelines

The mobster planet from the classic 'Star Trek' episode "A Piece of the Action" could be a sneaky link to more than one continuity.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’ Idea Is an ‘Earthbound’ 1930s Gangster Movie, and It’s Not Dead Yet

Tarantino's idea was based on the episode "A Piece of the Action" from the second season of "Star Trek: The Original Series."

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The 5 Star Trek: The Animated Series episodes every Trek fan should watch

Celebrate Star Trek: Lower Decks by bringing only the best episodes of the 1973 Star Trek: The Animated Sries

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Is Broken: How It Got There And How to Fix It

Star Trek is at a point where it's been broken to pieces. How did it get this way? And more importantly, what can be done to make it good again?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Gives Fans Exactly What They Wanted With Strange New Worlds

Captain Pike, Number One and the crew of the classic USS Enterprise are boldly going again in the new series 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' on CBS All Access.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Strangest Lightsabers in the Star Wars Universe: From Dark Rey to Ahsoka Tano - IGN

Rey's switchblade saber is just the latest in a long line of strange lightsaber designs. Here's a look at the most memorable blades in Star Wars history.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

So You Want to Start Watching 'Discovery,' but You’ve Never Watched ’Star Trek’? 20 Essential 'Star Trek' Episodes to Watch!

Star Trek: Discovery brought the Star Trek franchise back to television for the first time in nearly two decades. The series has used its prequel status to its advantage, mining previous shows and movies for stories, background, and countless Easter eggs.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 25 Greatest Spaceships of Science Fiction

Which is the neatest science fiction ship of all time? Check out the epic battle between 25 ships in this slideshow.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as di

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: The 15 Strongest Species, Ranked From Weakest To Most Powerful

Star Trek has introduced us to a large number of alien species. But which one is the most powerful of them all?

Entertainment | Music

Man or Astro-Man?- Destroy All Astromen [Full Album]

00:00 reverb 10,000 02:15 name of numbers 03:39 popcorn crabula 05:35 a mouthful of exhaust 07:31 of sex and demise 09:31 joker's wild 11:46 intoxica 13:25 m...

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'Doctor Who' resurrects lost serial 'The Power of the Daleks' thanks to animation - LA Times

Long-lost “ Doctor Who ” serial “The Power of the Daleks” has been resurrected thanks to the power of animation and the BBC . 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist

Update on 'Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more '

Entertainment | Entertain Me

BLADE RUNNER 2 gets a January 2018 incept date | Nerdist

Ridley Scott's visually-stunning and narratively sparse 1982 film Blade Runner wasn't much of a hit at the time of its release, but it has since become one of the pillars of science fiction filmmaking, thanks in no small part to the amazing and

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Watch The X-Files Online: Episode 1, Season 10 on FOX

FULL EPISODE - "My Struggle" - Thirteen years after the original series run, the next mind-bending chapter of the thrilling series THE X-FILES is here.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

The second X-Files movie is much better than its reputation suggests

It was the summer of 2008, and the second movie of a beloved series neared release. Advertising was prevalent and expectations were high. And when the film finally hit theaters it was treated, by most, as a bona fide new classic. I’m speaking, of course

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Star Wars Secrets: Episode IV - A New Hope

Star Wars Secrets: Episode IV - A New Hope - Just when you thought that you know everything about Star Wars, here are 30 new and amazing true stories. Wow!

Entertainment | Trailers, Videos & Clips

The Martian | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX - YouTube

THE MARTIAN | Official Trailer: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by ...

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

When Will 1958's World-Wide TV of the Future Finally Get Here? 

The living room of the future was supposed to be interactive. It was supposed to have all the world's media at your fingertips. And above all, it was supposed to have a big ass TV. Today, Americans can buy enormous TVs for relatively cheap. But we're stil

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Star Trek 'tractor beam' created by scientists

A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature tractor beam - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing.