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Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy as Spock Makes Surprise Cameo Appearance on 'The Carol Burnett Show' in 1967

During a very early episode of The Carol Burnett Show in 1967, the titular hostess played "Mrs. Invisible Man", a young mother whose baby was invisible,

Entertainment | The Original Series

How Martin Luther King Jr. Kept 'Star Trek' Flying High | Mental Floss

Civil rights activist and stealth Trekker Martin Luther King Jr. had an intense conversation with one of the show's main cast members in order to keep the series intact.

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 | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: MGM Was Not Happy With Deep Space Nine's James Bond Episode

It was 25 years ago that Star Trek: Deep Space Nine took on James Bond, and the character's rightsholders weren't too pleased about it. 'Our Man Bashir' saw Deep Space 9's chief medical officer, Julian Bashir (Alexander Siddig), engaging in a holosuite pr

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 | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Movie Had A Lot of Fun With Kirk

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek movie may not be happening anymore, but it's been revealed that he would have had fun with Captain Kirk's character.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery Gives a Classic TNG Episode an Epilogue

The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery serves as a sequel to a Next Generation two-parter, in both name and concept.

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 | 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!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Gives Transporters a Major Upgrade

Star Trek: Discovery is back with its third season and a change in setting. The conclusion to season two brought Michael Burnham and the Discovery crew 930 years into the future, landing in the 32nd century. While fans are still awaiting the Discovery's a

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery jumps past canon into strange new worlds - CNET

By jumping 930 years into the future, Discovery gets out of the constraints of previous Star Trek series and, at the same time, gives itself a shot in the arm.

Science & Technology | Tech

The Surprising Link Between Star Wars' Stormtroopers and Apple's Earbuds

Apple’s sleek white earbuds look suspiciously similar to Star Wars' stormtrooper uniforms—and it’s not a coincidence.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

'Star Trek 4' release date could finally reconnect the movie and TV canons

The next Star Trek movie remains a mystery, but now, it seems an old idea has become a frontrunner again. Could the Kelvin universe canon be connected to the TV canon in a new Trek film?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Trek just threw its entire movie canon into question

Episode 9 of 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' made a great joke about how beaming in Trek movies is very different than in Trek shows. But does that mean the Trek movie and Trek TV canons are different? Let's explore!

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Despite rumors, Paramount is still making Star Trek movies

Despite rumros to the contrary, Screenrant claims Paramount is still in the buisness of making Star Trek films despite issues around 4th installment.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Is a Star Trek multiverse in the works? Why NYCC could be historic

Here's what to expect from the Star Trek Universe virtual panel at New York Comic-Con 2020. Will Discovery crossover with the Kelvin Universe? Will Lower Decks season 2 come very soon?

Entertainment | Upcoming Conventions & Convention News

CBS All Access Unveils New York Comic Con Lineup For the Star Trek Universe

CBS All Access, ViacomCBS’ digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, and CBS Television Studios invite fans to enter the Star Trek universe during New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, taking place virtually Oct. 8-11 at YouTube.com/NYCC

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: TNG — Why Gene Roddenberry Hated Patrick Stewart As Picard

Gene Roddenberry famously didn't want Patrick Stewart to play Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation; here's what happened.

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 | Movies & Other Stuff

Disney+ and Lego are making a new Star Wars Holiday Special

The new Lego Star Wars Holiday Special is about Rey traveling through time and learning about the holiday spirit

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 | 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?

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

William Shatner’s NFT Collectibles Sell Out at Warp Speed

Fans bought 125,000 non-fungible token trading cards featuring Star Trek’s William Shatner on the WAX Blockchain

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The Highs and Lows of San Diego Comic-Con's Star Trek Panel

The Star Trek Universe is growing, and it’s getting animated. The crews of Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery, and the upcoming Star Trek: Lower Decks beamed aboard San Diego Comic-Con 2020 to share everything CBS All Access has in store. But not e

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'The Terminator': What Happened to Star Michael Biehn? | Hollywood Reporter

'The Terminator' star Michael Biehn looks back at working with Linda Hamilton, being around an aloof Val Kilmer and his disappointment at not being cast in 'Avatar.'

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 20 best space movies you can launch right now

A roundup of the best space movies that are available to stream, rent or buy online, from 'Apollo 13' to '2001: A Space Odyssey', 'Alien' to 'Star Wars'.

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

Introducing a Fully Functional Star Trek Tricorder

After an epic number of requests from Star Trek fans all over the world, The Wand Company can finally confirm that they are developing a fully-functional replica of the Tricorder prop from The Original Series.
 

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series Needs A Real Origin Story | Den of Geek

The first year of Kirk, Spock, and Bones' mission on the Enterprise has never officially been explored in Star Trek canon.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard: Jean-Luc Picard could return to Starfleet

Star Trek: Picard, Admiral Jean-Luc Picard could return to Starfleet after saving the synths and exposing a dire plot amid the fleet's ranks.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Wrath of Khan producer working on new Star Trek script

Robert Sallin is working on a new Star Trek script 40 years after Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. It's unknown if ViacomCBS wants to use it, however.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Strange New Worlds': 10 glorious Star Trek cameos that could totally happen

From 'Discovery' regulars to one-off characters from 'The Original Series,' here are characters we would love to see tango with Pike, Spock and Number One.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Here's why Leonard Nimoy hated Star Trek: Generations

Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy (Spock) REALLY hated Star Trek: Generations. He and the executives involved remember what went down:

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2 theory could solve a 26-year Jean-Luc mystery

In 'Generations' Jean-Luc only pulled one personal item from the wreckage of the Enterprise-D; but what 'Star Trek: Picard' presupposes is: maybe he didn't?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

CBS Reportedly Planning A Spock And Kirk Star Trek Spinoff

CBS is reportedly planning a Spock and Kirk spinoff, starring Discovery's Ethan Peck and whoever plays James T. on Strange New Worlds.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Why Star Trek: Enterprise's Series Finale Is So Hated by Fans

One of the most reviled series finales in the entire Star Trek franchise is the end of Enterprise. Here's why it has divided fans for years.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

George Lucas Changed the Ending of Empire Strikes Back After it Had Already Debuted in Theaters

A new story released on Star Wars's official website says that after George Lucas saw 'The Empire Strikes Back,' he asked for a few tweaks to the film's ending.

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 | New Star Trek!

Captain Pike Star Trek Spinoff Will Reportedly Introduce A New Uhura

The Captain Pike Star Trek spinoff show will reportedly introduce a new Nyota Uhura, alongside its other recast versions of the original Enterprise crew.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 13 best sci-fi shows to watch on Netflix right now - Insider

Series like "Black Mirror," "Stranger Things," and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" are all available to watch right now.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard's Prop Team Had to Hunt Down Data's Original Parts

Star Trek: Picard was tasked with imagining the future of the Star Trek universe. The series takes place decades after Star Trek: Nemesis, which had up until now been the farthest future point in the Star Trek canon. That means Picard had to update the lo

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Will Be A Big Tonal Shift For The Show

Star Trek: Discovery seasn 3 will be a big tonal shift for the series, promises Trek legend and director Jonathan Frakes.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek’s Wrath Of Khan Succeeded Even If Gene Roddenberry Balked At Its Most Famous Scene

In honor of Paramount's upcoming virtual screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the Inglorious Treksperts boldly go deep.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Back To The Future’ Writer Settles Debate After Chris Pratt And James Gunn Get Involved – Latest Entertainment News | T

With quarantine and self-isolation leading to lots of movie watching and online trending topics, even celebs like James Gunn and Chris Pratt are getting involved. After #FivePerfectMovies became a …

Entertainment | Entertainment

Westworld: The Secret Project in Sector 16 Has Been Right There

Westworld villain Serac's motivation was revealed in 'The Mother of Exiles,' and it ties back to Season 2.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 5 kinds of sci-fi space travel, ranked by realism

Science fiction is full of ships that can zip around the cosmos. Only some are even loosely based on actual science.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

20 sci-fi movies and TV shows to binge watch on Netflix right now

Who'd have thought we'd ever be confined to watching television for days on end? Since that's the case and there's an awful lot of TV to choose from, we bring you a round-up of the very sci-fi that currently available to watch on Netflix

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

How STAR TREK: PICARD'S Seven of Nine Channels KILL BILL - Nerdist

The former Borg drone known as Seven of Nine has finally joined Star Trek: Picard as promised, now with a mission for vengeance.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The New Westworld Season 3 Trailer Sets Up an Epic Showdown

When season two of Westworld ended back in April 2018, it felt like season three would never come. The year 2020 felt so far away. Well, that time has finally passed and Westworld season three is coming—with a brand-new trailer that hammers the point home

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Vast of Night Trailer Is Old-Sci-Fi Greatness: WATCH

The trailer for The Vast of Night takes you back in time to a small American town in the 1950s that may or may not be the site of alien visitations.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Are Starting to Take Warp Drives Seriously, Especially One Specific Concept

It's hard living in a relativistic Universe, where even the nearest stars are so far away and the speed of light is absolute. It is little wonder then why science fiction franchises routinely employ…

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Finally Answers Luke's Missing Lightsaber Mystery

One of the biggest mysteries in all of Star Wars revolves around the sudden reappearance of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, decades after he watched it fall down a tunnel in Cloud City. The blue lightsaber that was given to Luke by Obi-Wan Kenobi was in youn

Entertainment | Entertainment

When Star Trek: The Next Generation Was Bad, It Was Truly Horrendous

There aren’t just a lot of candidates for the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, I would contend there are a lot of worst episodes, period. It’s amazing how much terrible content this show produced while simultaneously reviving the beloved f

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed - SlashGear

We're taking another look at a point of interest in the history of the official canon Star Wars universe today - specifically at Anakin Skywalker. It's the

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Theoretically, Yoda Wasn't Even 30 When He Died

There’s a big, if unintentional, consequence of Baby Yoda’s existence. Because we were told how old the little guy is (50) and we think we have a decent understanding of how old Baby Yoda is developmentally (approximately 18 months) considering what we’ve

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ is so bad, it might get Lucasfilm’s president fired – BGR

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out this weekend, and it’s on track to kill at the box office when it comes to ticket sales. No other film launching this weekend has a chance of outperforming Episode IX — especially Cats, considering what reviewers ar

Entertainment | Movies

Who Are Rey’s Parents in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker does provide an answer to who Rey’s parents are that is different from the implication in The Last Jedi that her parents were no one who mattered.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 20 Worst Parts of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

The conclusion to the "Star Wars" Skywalker Saga is a mess in so many different ways

Science & Technology | Science

Does Space Really Have A Vacuum Effect Like In The Movies?

We often see ship hull breaches in space movies, but do they accurately depict the vacuum's pull? This question was originally answered on Quora by Robert Frost.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ First Reactions Are In

The folks who attended the premiere of the new "Star Wars" flick have some feelings about it

Entertainment | Entertainment

What George Lucas’ Star Wars: Episode 7, 8 and 9 would have looked like

The Skywalker Saga is about to come to an end with J.J. Abrams’ The Rise of Skywalker. But before it does, we look back at George Lucas’ own vision for the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Midi-chlorians and The Whills were involved.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘The Mandalorian’ episode 7 will feature a sneak peek of ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Star Wars is hot right now -- not only because Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is almost here, but also because of The Mandalorian on Disney . The show brought us the adorable Baby Yoda character, but that’s not the only reason it’s worthy of your at

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale | TechCrunch

1Password has been around for 14 years, and the founders grew the company the old-fashioned way — without a dime of venture capital. But when it decided to take venture help, it went all in. Today, the company announced a $200 million Series A from Acce

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How 'The Mandalorian' Could Cross Over with 'Rise of Skywalker' | Hollywood Reporter

One character in the new Disney+ series feels like someone audiences should know about, so does that mean it should be referenced in 'The Rise of Skywalker'?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars: A New Hope’s Greedo scene may be edited differently on Disney+

People have started to notice something strange about the first Star Wars film, A New Hope, on Disney+. The iconic scene with Greedo and Han Solo appears to have an entirely different edit than what fans have seen before.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker | Final Trailer

The saga will end, the story lives forever. Watch the final trailer for #StarWars: #TheRiseOfSkywalker in theaters December 20. Get your tickets now: Fandang...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

George ''Goober'' Lindsey was the first choice to play Spock and our mind is still blown

From gas station worker to science officer? Can you imagine the Mayberry Mind Meld?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Darth Vader's Elaborate Surprise Dinner Table Plan Is Weird

We can't help but wonder how much effort went into Darth Vader's dinner table plan.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Dark Side Band 'Galactic Empire' Performs a Sinister Heavy Metal Cover of 'The Imperial March'

Star Wars themed band Galactic Empire, who previously performed an out of this world heavy metal cover of the Star Wars main theme song, further embraced

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 | Entertainment

Journeys in time and space: why BBC Studios has created a Doctor Who episode in VR | The Drum

To coincide with our Future of TV issue, The Drum spoke to BBC Studios to find out how the Beeb’s commercial arm is innovating in interactive and immersive media, from VR to MR to video games.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

BEST SCI-FI MOVIES OF 2019 (AND THE WORST) << Rotten Tomatoes

From Alita to Godzilla to Men in Black, here's the most out-of-this-world sci-fi movies 2019 has to offer!

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

SPACE: 1999 Bridged the Gap from TREK to WARS - Nerdist

Right before Star Wars, a British sci-fi series mixed Star Trek-level science fiction with trippy '70s grooviness. That show was Space: 1999 and it rocks.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Daisy Ridley Reveals She Almost Quit Star Wars While Filming The Force Awakens | Mental Floss

Being part of a franchise as popular as 'Star Wars' can be incredibly overwhelming, which is why Daisy Ridley considered quitting back in 2014.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Admiral Ackbar Actor Upset About Final Moment As Character. Here's Why.

Actor Tim Rose, who played Admiral Ackbar in three “Star Wars” films, said that when his last scene as the character was filmed, he felt slighted that he was asked to make a joke instead of being thanked for playing the character.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Mark Hamill Confirmed How He'll Be Returning in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

We can always count on Mark Hamill to give us some early intel on the next Star Wars movie (whether the studios like it or not).

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

A Guide to Mark Hamill’s Colorful Non–’Star Wars’ Career

Mark Hamill is more than just Luke Skywarer, and his non–“Star Wars” career has been a wild ride, from voice roles as the Joker in “Batman” and Chucky in “Child’s Play” to some regrettable action films. We list all of Hamill’s other work

Entertainment | Entertainment

Is ‘Black Mirror’ Not Cynical Enough for the Internet?

When you’re extremely online, it’s tough to think metaphorically about technology. Cue the Black Mirror backlash on social media, with a sample criticism reading something like “Cor blimey, the computers’ll mess you up proper, mate!”

Entertainment | Entertainment

Every Hidden Easter Egg in Black Mirror Season 5

It wouldn’t be Black Mirror without tons of hidden Easter eggs. Here’s all the hidden callouts in season five to “The National Anthem,” “Crocodile,” “USS Callister,” “Playtest,” “San Junipero,” and other Black Mirror episodes. Did

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

This fan-made, nerd-approved edit of an iconic Star Wars scene took 2.5 years to make

Fast-paced editing, visual trickery, and extra footage make the iconic battle between Obi-Wan and Vader feel brand-new. One of the creators tells us why he did it.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

8 Sci-Fi Cars That Make You Believe Batmobiles and Light Cycles Are Real

Looking inside these classic vehicles from futuristic movies will (almost) make you forget about the Avengers for a minute. 

Entertainment | Entertainment

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74 - CNN

Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca actor in "Star Wars," has died, according to his agent. Mayhew, 74, died on April 30 with his family by his side in his North Texas home. He is survived by his wife, Angie, and three children.

Entertainment | Star Wars

J.J. Abrams Defends Star Wars: Episode IX Title The Rise of Skywalker | IndieWire

The title has left many fans wondering if Abrams will retcon some of the decisions Rian Johnson made in "The Last Jedi."

Entertainment | Entertainment

How The Death Star and Palpatine May Impact THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

The final moments of the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gave us Emperor Palpatine's distinctive laugh. We think he's the true enemy all along.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

8 Questions Raised By New Star Wars Episode IX The Rise Of Skywalker Teaser | toofab.com

Who is Luke talking to? Whose medal is that? Is that really the Emperor? Where are Lando's clothes?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars Episode 9' Title Rumor Raises Some Big New Skywalker Questions | Inverse

If 'Episode IX' really is the end of the Skywalker saga in 'Star Wars', what does that mean exactly? How can a saga end when most of its family members are dead or don't go by the name "Skywalker"? Here are two big options, plus how th

Entertainment | Entertainment

How 'Twilight Zone' Pays Homage to Classic William Shatner Episode Without Being a Copy

"Nightmare at 30,000 Feet" has the same overall structure to the classic William Shatner "Twilight Zone" episode, but it's not a straight-forward retelling.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Twilight Zone drops full first episode of reboot, no CBS All Access required

The Twilight Zone has been a hit with critics and dominated the internet in the lead-up to its premiere today on CBS All Access — and now curious fans can check out the Jordan Peele-produced revival for free. This is no April Fool’s joke: The Twiligh

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by Competency

Who’s the best Star Trek captain? Would you rather have Patrick Stewart’s Picard of William Shatner’s Kirk as a boss? We go through Star Trek history to assess the managerial skills of every Star Trek captain.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Official Trailer | IndieWire

Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, and more try to undo the damage of "Infinity War" in the biggest Marvel epic to date.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Captain Marvel provokes one HUGE question about the MCU

Captain Marvel introduces Goose, AKA Chewie in the comics, to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but where has Goose been all this time?

Entertainment | Entertainment

Why Nick Fury Hasn't Mentioned Captain Marvel Before - YouTube

We ask Samuel L. Jackson a pressing question about Captain Marvel's whereabouts during Infinity War.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Avengers: Endgame' Spoilers: Captain Marvel Will Time Travel | Fatherly

Do you want to know what happens in either Captain Marvel or Avengers: Endgame even though we're just a few weeks away from one movie and about a month away from the other one? Well, if you want to stay pure on any of these Marvel movies, then you shou

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Classic 1950s science-fiction comic 'Weird Fantasy' is being turned into a TV series

From the publisher that brought you MAD Magazine and Tales from the Crypt…

Entertainment | Entertainment

One of Britain's most beloved crotchety old sci-fi heroes—not that one—is getting his own movie

Although Doctor Who has sucked up most of the attention in this particular, slightly musty sphere over the last decade or so, British TV has a long tradition of groundbreaking science fiction shows that also, coincidentally, starred extremely crotchety ol

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Avengers: Endgame' Theory Flips the Script on Thanos Snap | Fatherly

New fan theory flips the script on a lot of assumptions everyone has about Thanos and that snap.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

New study finds LEGO sets may just be a better investment than gold | SYFY WIRE

Buyer beware; but at least if you can’t sell a LEGO set, you can still play with it.   

Entertainment | Entertainment

New 'Captain Marvel' Trailer Filled With Wild Space Action (Video)

Marvel and Disney dropped the second trailer for the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Captain Marvel" during Monday Night Football

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 | Entertainment News!

Adam Scott taking William Shatner's role in classic Twilight Zone episode reboot

Are we having a fear of flying yet? As the new remake of The Twilight Zone slowly comes to life, with Jordan Peele serving as humble narrator to deliver ambiguous exposition and perhaps some archly ironic concluding messages, another recently supernatural

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Mark Hamill Confirms How Luke Skywalker Died in Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Rumors: Darth Vader Is Almost Definitely a Sith Ghost | Inverse

As 'Star Wars: Episode IX' threatens to wrap up the entire saga, it seems impossible that the most popular Star Wars character of all — Darth Vader — won’t make an appearance. Here's why a Vader Sith ghost makes a lot of sense, and why it's weirdly

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Actor William Shatner Talks About Facing a ‘Great Deal’ of Antisemitism as a Child

Jewish Canadian actor William Shatner opened up in a recent interview about being the target of antisemites during his childhood....

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney CEO Says Star Wars Fans Should 'Expect Some Slowdown' | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

We Rewatched ‘Solo’ On Blu-ray And It’s So Weird That It Exists

After rewatching it, our Mike Ryan has become legitimately fascinated with ’Solo.’

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'The X-Files' at 25: The 25 greatest standalone episodes

To celebrate the classic horror/sci-fi series' milestone anniversary — it premiered 25 years ago — we picked the best standalone episodes to binge on.

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Everything You Need to Know About the History of Vader's Castle

The galaxy far, far away is having a castle renaissance lately. Reintroduced into the Star Wars canon by Rogue One, the sinister abode of Darth Vader has suddenly become a hot topic, be it through current and upcoming comics, or persistent rumors of its r

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Star Wars IX Is a Long Way Away, But Here's What We Know About It So Far

The release date, who's in it, what it could be called, and when you'll see that first trailer.

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The 5 kinds of sci-fi space travel, ranked by realism

Space is big, as Douglas Adams famously wrote in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Like, really big. Alpha Centauri – the nearest star system to our own – is more than 4 light years away. Even within our solar system, massive distances make travel timely and difficult to plan.

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It’s Crazy That Darth Vader Had A Bomb In His Body The Whole Time

Seriously, Anakin Skywalker (later Darth Vader) had a bomb in his body throughout six ’Star Wars’ movies. Why isn’t there more made of it?

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‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Returns the Jedi With 12 New Episodes, Trailer (Video) - SFGate

There's another "Star Wars" TV show on its way to expand the franchise, but this is one fans thought had already become one with the Force. At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Executive Producer Dave Filoni announced "Star Wars: The Clone Wars&quo

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The Challenge Currently Facing Back To The Future 4, According To Christopher Lloyd

The Back to the Future movies may be one of the most universally loved pop culture franchises, so what are the odds we could see it return?

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Star Wars Episode 9: JJ Abrams Bringing Keri Russell To The Cast - GameSpot

Production on next year's Star Wars movie begins soon, with JJ Abrams returning as director.

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The Man in the High Castle is off to SDCC and this is what we can expect

Finally! There is going to be some news from The Man in the High Castle. They are heading to SDCC this year and they have a ton in store for us!

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WATCH: Luke Skywalker Laments 'Radical Changes' In 'Last Jedi'

In an interview with IGN published this week, Mark Hamill discussed the "tragic" trajectory of his iconic character Luke Skywalker as portrayed by Rian Johnson in "The Last Jedi," w

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Mark Hamill and Chris Evans Discuss Whether a Lightsaber Could Break Captain America’s Shield

Mark Hamill and Chris Evans have answered a question that kids everywhere want to know: if Luke Skywalker and Captain America got into a fight, could Luke’s lightsaber break through Cap’s vibranium shield? The “Star Wars” star was asked on Twitter

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Legendary Jedi to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

When Star Wars: Episode IX hits theaters next December, it'll reportedly feature an appearance by one of the franchise's most legendary Jedi.

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Making Sense of the Confusing 'Westworld' Timeline

HBO's sci-fi drama comes with flashbacks and competing storylines. How do they all fit together?