Here’s the thing about being a genre film fan: you have to grow a thick skin. It’s slightly easier for horror fans, who are bombarded with so much junk on a daily basis that they’re more bemused by a bad film than offended. It’s far more difficult for fantasy fans, who get a new movie every once in a blue moon and it’s… Continue reading The Last Sci-Fi Blog: The Optimism of New 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek'
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
In case you think Disney’s not laying on the synergy enough with its Pinocchio music in Avengers: Age of Ultron trailers, here’s a mash-up of the two movies, clips from the former and audio from the latter (via Reddit):
Check out Matt Ferguson’s new posters for the Lord of the Rings trilogy (via Slashfilm):
When it comes to science fiction, you don’t get much bigger than Star Wars and Star Trek. The grandfathers of modern popular sci-fi, these two franchises represent different sides of the same coin. One is fantastical and old-fashioned, telling stories of heroes and villains in an epic, operatic struggle. The other is optimistic and smart, telling tales of technology and ethics and diplomacy… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Examining the Current State of 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek'
Star Trek 3: While nothing has been cast yet, reportedly the script for the next installment in the Star Trek reboot could once again reach out to the original cast. This time Leonard Nimoy, as old Spock, would be reunited with William Shatner, as old Kirk, and that would mean the two appearing together for the first time since 1991’s Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. It… Continue reading Movie News: Shatner and Nimoy May Reunite for 'Star Trek 3'; 'Jurassic World' Teases a Familiar Image
With Star Wars: Episode VII stealing all of the headlines for the past year or so, things have been awful quiet on the Star Trek 3 front. We know that franchise writer Roberto Orci is taking over the director’s chair from J.J. Abrams, but that’s really about it. We don’t even have a proper release date, which is just plain weird for… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: The Rules We Hope 'Star Trek 3' Will Follow