Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Distant Shores – Closure
Sep17

Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Distant Shores – Closure

Today Cont Miss meets up with Neelix and Kes a year or so after Kes left Voyager. Podcast (contmiss): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:48 — 20.7MB)Subscribe:...

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New book marks 50 years of Star Trek with analysis of key social and cultural themes
Sep14

New book marks 50 years of Star Trek with analysis of key social and cultural themes

On 8th September 2016, Star Trek turns 50. Since the first episode, ‘The Man Trap’, was broadcast in 1966, this vast entertainment franchise has released over 700 installments, across five live-action TV series, a spin-off cartoon, and 13 cinema releases. To mark the golden anniversary this year, Routledge have commissioned a Second Edition of Michele and Duncan Barrett’s acclaimed 1999 book Star Trek: The Human Frontier. This new...

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For The Love Of Spock – Review
Sep09

For The Love Of Spock – Review

Today sees the release of Adam Nimoy’s long awaited documentary “For The Love Of Spock”. With the hype that had been building for this film after the release of its trailers, can FTLOS match up to our expectations? Yes! Not only does it meet our expectaions, but it surpasses them at warp speed. “For The Love Of Spock” gives you an emotional insight into Leonard Nimoy’s life in front of and behind...

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Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection
Aug27

Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first TOS episode airing back on the 8th of September 1966, we are getting a brand new Blu-ray box set to commemorate the occasion. Pre-order it here The set boasts a whole slew of new content as well, including new mini-posters for the first six feature films designed by acclaimed artist Juan Ortiz. the recently released Director’s Cut of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and the Newly...

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Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Distant Shores Anthology – Da Capo Al Fine
Aug13

Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Distant Shores Anthology – Da Capo Al Fine

In today’s show we tackle Da Capo Al Fine, the first and last halves of the compilation of short stories known as Distant Shores. Podcast (contmiss): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:22 — 13.1MB)Subscribe:...

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Star Trek 2017 – What we know so far
Mar04

Star Trek 2017 – What we know so far

A new Star Trek series was announced last year, this is what we know so far about who is involved. The new show will be available on CBS All Access an online/on demand service but also available on other platforms worldwide. Alex Kurtzman (Executive Producer) Kurtzman co-wrote and produced the blockbuster films Star Trek (2009) with Roberto Orci, and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) with Orci and Damon Lindelof. The new series will be...

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Nicholas Meyer to join the new Star Trek TV show
Feb26

Nicholas Meyer to join the new Star Trek TV show

Nicholas Meyer the writer and director, who was involved in the first three even numbered Star Trek films is to join the writing staff that is bringing us a new Star Trek TV show in 2017. Below is what StarTrek.com have said so far: It’s official. Bryan Fuller, who will co-create, produce and serve as showrunner of the upcoming Star Trek series, has just announced the news that Nicholas Meyer has joined the show’s writing staff....

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Destination Star Trek Europe
Jan28

Destination Star Trek Europe

The UK is to get a convention to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th Birthday. No details have been released yet but tickets and guests to be announced on 2nd Feb. The Convention is to take place over the weekend of 7th/8th/9th October and will be run by the Destination Star Trek people. http://www.destinationstartrek.com/ UPDATE According to William Shatner this event will be in Birmingham. So all you UKers. I'll be in Birmingham...

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SCI-FI BALL STILL BOLDLY GOING
Jan26

SCI-FI BALL STILL BOLDLY GOING

SCI-FI BALL STILL BOLDLY GOING TO RAISE MUCH NEEDED FUNDS FOR THE TEENAGE CANCER TRUST. Sci-Fi Ball 22: 5 – 7 FEBURARY 2016 – Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton. The UK’s longest running not-for-profit science fiction convention; The Sci-Fi Ball celebrates its 22nd year at the stunning Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton from 5 – 7 February 2016. The socially-orientated fan-run convention boasts an impressive fun-filled three-day...

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Take a look at what’s coming in at warp speed in 2016
Dec31

Take a look at what’s coming in at warp speed in 2016

Star Trek fans all around the world have it circled: 2016. It’ll be the 50th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series, truly a cause for celebration if ever there were one. All sorts of official projects and events are in the works, some already revealed, others to be made public in the near future. Today, with the calendar about to flip from 2015 to 2016, lets peer into the future to preview just some of what fans can...

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