Star Trek

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    Classic Geeky Halloween Costumes

    Classic Geeky Halloween Costumes Do you forget to plan for your Halloween costume every year, despite promising you’ll do otherwise? Never fear – we have you covered.  When in doubt, it’s best to stick with a classic costume that everyone will recognize and it definitely helps when it’s easy...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

    The fifth installment of the cinematic Star Trek features has been met with less than stellar reviews since its release in 1989. As for me, I can’t understand why. The Final Frontier, to me, combines some of the best aspects of all the films so far into one highly satisfying package. The final...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

    Generally, when time travel is introduced in a later entries to a franchise, it feels forced and contrived. What better way to continue a series then by sending characters off into different dimensions or different times? In the fourth Star Trek film, The Voyage Home, time travel is explored....
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    10 Cosplays you see at every Comic Con

    10 Cosplays you see at every Comic Con By Michael Burgner Let’s talk about everybody’s favorite occasion to dress up and be somebody they’re not for a day. If you think I’m talking about Halloween then WRONG this is about Comic Con!! Comic Con is all about the Cosplay, people...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

    At the end of The Wrath of Khan, it had appeared that Spock (Leonard Nimoy) had made the ultimate sacrifice. To save his crew, the Vulcan looked death right in the eye and accepted it in order to allow his crew to defeat Khan. After giving their last respects and sending...
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    Classic Geeky TV Shows

    We might currently be in the Golden Age of geeky television, but you can’t talk about television today without acknowledging the amazing TV that came before it.  We’ve compiled a list of classic geeky television shows that deserve your respect for setting the standard and appreciation for making geeky...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

      Watching The Wrath of Khan is like letting go of a deep breath you’ve been holding in for just a bit too long. As I wrote in the first installment of The Franchise Files, the original motion picture was too bloated, too big, and lacked any real characterization of these familiar and...
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    What you need to know for the Week ending 9/17/2016

    What you need to know for the Week ending 9/17/2016 Happy almost autumn!  Now that we’re heavy into September – and with the Emmys just around the corner – there’s a lot of exciting comic book movie and TV news to discover.  We’re got the most important highlights here,...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

    I would love to be able to say that the first Star Trek film (appropriately titled The Motion Picture) was groundbreaking; I would love to be able to say that it is an essential piece of cinema. But despite my love for the original crew of the USS Enterprise,...