Tag: star trek the original series
Part one of the final episode for the Web’s finest fan-made series came out this week, and as usual, it does not disappoint. As Star Trek Continues warps to its conclusion, long-time Trek fans are treated to a wonderful trip back to the very beginning of the classic series.
“Embracing the Winds”, the seventh episode of the excellent fan-made webseries Star Trek Continues debuted recently and it continues the outstanding quality of the previous six episodes. With equal parts fan service, entertaining writing, good performances and nostalgia, "Embracing the Winds" delivers what fans of classic Star Trek want from their Trek.
I was so young the first time I saw classic Star Trek, that I can’t remember a time I didn’t know about Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock and the rest of the crew of the Starship Enterprise. The show and I are about the same age and I enjoy it now as much as I did when I discovered it back in the early 1970s. Since this week is the 50th Anniversary of the greatest and most influential American science fiction TV show ever made, here is a look back through the eyes of someone who grew up and grew old with Star Trek.
With the debut today of the sixth episode of the excellent web series Star Trek Continues, Cinelinx looks at one of the most outstanding fan-fiction projects being produced today, as it reaches its third year. This show is not only a superb tribute to the original Star Trek, it’s a well-made and entertaining series in its own right.
Long before the internet and the ‘age of the geek’, a man wearing pointy ears made it cool to be a computer whiz. Leonard Nimoy will forever be remembered as that Vulcan science officer from the starship Enterprise, Mr. Spock. Sadly, he has left this world now, but while he was here, he lived long and he prospered.
The original Captain Kirk may be back on the big screen. Star Trek 3 director/writer Roberto Orci has written a scene where William Shatner could make one last appearance as the iconic character. It would be his first time revisiting the character in 20 years.
The recent release of Star Trek Into Darkness has brought the legendary sci-fi franchise back to the forefront of pop culture. Unfortunately, not everyone who's seen J.J. Abrams' two movies is familiar with Star Trek's rich backstory and where many of the characters originally came from. Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios Blu-ray is taking measures to bridge the generation gap and give new fans a crash course in history with Star Trek: The Original Series - Origins.