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Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Story Behind The Enterprise’s Iconic Design

From warp cores to smooth hull, how did the USS Enterprise come into its unforgettable look?

Entertainment | The Original Series

A Sobering Compilation of Red Shirt Deaths in the Original 'Star Trek' Series

John DiMarco put together a sobering compilation of the characters who met an untimely end wearing a red shirt in "Star Trek".

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Fan Theory Connects Star Wars to Indiana Jones

A famous Star Wars Easter egg in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' has inspired a convincing fan theory.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Star Trek writer explains a big Gorn canon twist in 'Strange New Worlds'

Your favorite lizard people are back. Or are they? Here's how the Gorn have changed for 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,' and why the writers made the choices they did.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek Picard: Where did it all go wrong?

Thank god Picard season 2 is over, as I’ve been amazed at how bad the pacing and the plot have been.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Darth Vader Returns in New trailer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Darth Vader makes his long-awaited comeback in the new trailer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 episode 9 review: there’s still something missing in ‘Hide and Seek’

Get all of the latest TV news from NationalWorld. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK

Entertainment | Entertainment

It's Been 15 Years Since Doctor Who Made Andrew Garfield Fight Daleks With a Questionable Accent

"Daleks in Manhattan" is one of modern Doctor Who's weirdest stories, made weirder by the presence of a once and future Spider-Man.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Strange New Worlds' Bridge Crew Speaks Out on Inheriting Star Trek's Legacy

We chat with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, Ethan Peck, Jess Bush, Babs Olusanmokun, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia to talk Boldly Going.

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: The Next Generation animated in the style of Star Trek: The Animated Series

What if Star Trek: The Next Generation was animated in the 70s instead of produced as live-action a decade later? After all, Star Trek: The Animated Series was an Emmy-award winner that proved the …

Entertainment | William Shatner

55 Years Ago: William Shatner’s Favorite ‘Star Trek’ Episode Airs

'The City on the Edge of Forever,' regarded by many as the best ‘Star Trek’ episode ever, first aired on April 6, 1967.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek timeline: All the TV shows and movies in chronological order

The timeline for all of the Star Trek TV shows and movies in chronological order, from Picard to Next Generation and Strange New Worlds.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Entire ‘The Next Generation’ Main Cast to Return for ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 3

Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner will headline the series' final season.

Entertainment | TNG

Why Brent Spiner Called His Time As Star Trek's Data A 'Double-Edged Sword'

Brent Spiner could save the world from nuclear armageddon, but his obituary would mention Data first.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Strange New Worlds Introducing Kirk In Season 2 Is Bad For Pike

Paul Wesley will play James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 but that exciting casting could sabotage Captain Pike in the long run.

Entertainment | The Films

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan: At 40, still one of the sci-fi movie greats

REVIEW: It might reuse footage and feature Chippendale dancers as henchmen, but this is a rollercoaster emotional ride that still thrills today.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

The first 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' trailer is here with a cowboy Pike

The first teaser trailer for the next live-action "Star Trek" spinoff, "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds," has beamed in from Paramount Plus.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Listen to an excellent 1966 radio commercial for Star Trek: The Original Series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc8OeT7wROg "At the edge of the universe, 400 men and women are probing the immeasurable blackness of space," the announcer says with great drama. "Their leaders are an earthman with no fear and a stranger with no heart." S

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Video Shows 55 Years of STAR TREK 'Red Alert' Moments - Nerdist

Get to your battle stations; this montage video shows over 50 years of Red Alerts in the Star Trek television and film franchise.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Everything We Saw in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Trailer

New Star Wars trailer alert! Here's all the goodies we spotted in the new Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer.

Entertainment | The Original Series

A Somber Compilation of Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy Stating 'He's Dead, Jim' in the Original 'Star Trek' Series

John DiMarco put together a somber compilation of Doctor Leonard "Bones" McCoy of Star Trek simply stating "He's dead, Jim".

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Binge these 5 'Star Trek' episodes (and 1 movie) before 'Picard' Season 2 premieres

For Star Trek fans, there is life before, and life after, watching the Season 2 premiere of Star Trek: Picard.

Entertainment | TNG

The "T" in William T. Riker was because of Captain Kirk

The "T" in William T. Riker was because of Captain James T. Kirk so there would be a connection to Star Trek: The Original Series

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Upcoming sci-fi TV shows for 2022

From returning greats to brand new shows, these are the best upcoming sci-fi TV shows for 2022.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

‘Star Trek’ Cast, Including Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, Returning for Fourth Film

"Star Trek" stars Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, John Cho and Simon Pegg have all signed up for a fourth movie.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Why Starfleet Doesn't Use Money - Until It Does

Star Trek features a utopian society that has evolved beyond the need for money, yet the Star Trek Universe has its own currency with latinum.

Entertainment | TNG

The Most Pause-Worthy Moments In Star Trek: The Next Generation

Full of dramatic moments and unexpected twists, fans have watched and rewatched 'Star Trek: The Next Generation" for decades. But some moments warrant a pause.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Which Klingons Will Appear on “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds?”

As the date approaches for the launch of ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,’ when will fans learn which version of the Klingons Pike will tangle with?

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

How 'Star Trek' Transporters Evolved Over the Years

Trekker John DiMarco put together an incredible compilation that shows how Star Trek transporters have evolved through the years.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Assignment: Earth, the Star Trek spin-off that never happened

https://youtu.be/gN6Z6yC26E0 In this Channel 73 video, Eddie discusses Assignment: Earth, the Star Trek spin-off that never happened. You might remember "Assignment: Earth" as the March 29, 1968 final episode of season 2 (starring Robert Lansing and Terri

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The cast want to return to Star Trek but should their be a fourth film?

The cast of the Kelvin Star Trek films have all stated at different points over the last few years that they want to do a fourth film but should they?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

As Expected, Yet Another Star Trek Show Is Incoming

A retooled version of the previously teased Star Trek: Starfleet Academy is reportedly heading to Paramount+.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Producer Confirms Kahn Link

Star Trek's most popular villain could be eventually making his way into the new series 'Strange New Worlds.'

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

The Star Trek Lore Behind Picard's New Time Travel Adventure

Star Trek is certainly no stranger to time travel—but the next season of Picard is sending us back to a vital moment in the franchise's fictional history.

Miscellaneous | Trek Merchandise

Playmates Returns to Star Trek With New Action Figures, a Phaser Replica, and the Enterprise

Last year, Playmates Toys announced that they were returning to the Star Trek universe with a new toy line after a 12 year absence. Today, they made good on that promise with the debut of a wave of action figures and replicas that cover a wide range of St

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Was Spock Almost on the Grassy Knoll for JFK’s Assassination?

In the latest Movie Legends Revealed, see about Gene Roddenberry's repeated attempts to have a Star Trek film revolve around the assassination of JFK.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Rotating Black Holes Could Make Hyperspace Travel Finally Within Reach

One of the most cherished science fiction scenarios is using a black hole as a portal to another dimension or time or universe. That fantasy may be closer to reality than previously imagined.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Watch: 10 Secrets of the Enterprise uniforms you need to know

Watch: 10 Secrets of the Enterprise uniforms you need to know, including why there were so many zippers and pockets on the jumpsuits

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Jumping to 'Warp Speed' 1979-2021

This fun retrospective of Star Trek jumps to warp speed is a lot of fun. I have to say I am partial the STTMP's far trippier hops to the beyond lightspeed space than I am with the flash of light and some stretchy ghosting of the more current eras. https:/

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Shocks Fans With Three Series Premiere Dates

Don't think there's enough Star Trek out there? You just wait. Not one, not two, but three premiere dates were just announced!

Entertainment | The Original Series

10 Unmistakable Captain Kirk Character Traits In Star Trek

James T. Kirk is the most famous character in all of Star Trek, thanks to a set of particular traits that made him the legendary Captain fans love.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek 2022: Everything Fans Can Look Forward to in the New Year

It's a brand new year, and 2022 is shaping up to be a big one for Star Trek fans. Star Trek is in full swing on Paramount+, with five ongoing series and more in the works. There are multiple film projects in development and re-releases of classic movies o

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

How to Watch Every Star Trek Movie and TV Show in Order

If you're looking to boldly go where no streamer has gone before ahead of Star Trek: Discovery season four, here's how to watch all the movies and TV shows in order.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner Watches Years of Captain Kirk Impersonations

William Shatner watches several years' worth of clips of various comedians and actors doing their best Captain Kirk impersonations.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

‘Star Trek’ Day: ‘Picard’ Gets Season 3 Renewal, Will Time Travel to 21st Century in Season 2; ‘Strange New Worlds’ Bringing Back Uhura, Nurse Chapel

Paramount Plus also announced the cast for "Strange New Worlds," and premiere dates for Season 4 of "Discovery" and the debut of "Prodigy."

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Watch the first full trailer for 'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2

The first full trailer for season 2 of "Star Trek: Picard" has warped online and you can watch it here.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner reflects on 55 years of 'Star Trek' — and that controversial 'SNL' sketch

The erstwhile Captain Kirk looks back on his "Trek" timeline, the notorious "Get a Life" skit, and his memories working with Leonard Nimoy, Lucille Ball and Christopher Plummer.

Entertainment | Entertainment

31 Great Star Wars Details Even Casual Fans Will Like

Mark Hamill didn't know the twist while filming <i>The Empire Strikes Back.</i>

Entertainment | Star Trek News

More details revealed about Quentin Tarantino's 'gangster' Star Trek movie

Star Trek fans should be in for a treat with the next movie. It's being written and directed by WandaVision's Matt Shackman, so we should see all the weirdn...

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

New Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Teaser Trailer Confirms That New Season is All About Time Travel

A new Star Trek: Picard Season 2 teaser trailer was released today alongside a new promotional poster. Picard: Season 2 will release on Paramount+ in 2022.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Netflix June 2021: 11 incredible sci-fi shows and movies to watch ASAP

The best sci-fi on Netflix in June ranges from black-and-white classics to brand-new action movies and animated anthologies. Here are 11 great sci-fi shows and movies you need to watch this month.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Fixing Mr. Data’s Face for ‘Star Trek: Picard’

Most reviews of ‘Star Trek: Picard’ were positive, but one item that came up more than once was Data’s appearance. For an android who doesn’t age, he looked old.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Disney unveils its first real-life retractable lightsaber — and it looks incredible

Watch Disney's first real-life lightsaber in action before it debuts at a new 'Star Wars' hotel in 2022.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Looks like Disney has made a 'real' lighstaber and this is how it works

Disney has made many a fans dream come true by creating its very own lightsaber. The weapon of choice for Jedis has had many a toy replica, but a new patent...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.

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 | 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 | 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 | 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'.

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 | 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 | 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

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'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....

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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.

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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.

Entertainment | Entertainment

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