I remember the anticipation back in 1979 waiting for Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP) to arrive in the cinema and eagerly plonking my ass in a plush red seat to enjoy the movie.

But even me, a die-hard Star Trek fan, was bored with all the Enterprise porn in the movie. The story itself …

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While the Original Series movies have been out on DVD for quite some time, including in Special Editions, this collection sees the 6 TOS movies released on Blu-Ray for the first time.

Image quality is variable due to the film stock used the the time, with later movies in the series looking better in HD. …

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This is the Star trek theme that was written by Jerry Goldsmith for Star Trek: The Motion Picture and later used in the intro for The Next Generation. Here, it's played on a church organ.

What makes this recital particularly impressive is that the organist for St. Donatus Church in Aachen, Germany - Kantor …

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If the original Star Trek series was filmed today, it would be in High Definition widescreen format.

Sadly, neither of those technologies were available in the 1960s. Well, one was, but wasn't recognised as such at the time.

Star Trek was shot in the 4:3 aspect ratio (above) on 35mm film, an inherently high definition …

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First broadcast on the Discovery Channel in the USA on 5 January, 2013, thus was the 29th episode in the "The True Story" documentary series.

It was also broadcast in the UK by Channel 5 on 9 May, 2013 and by Arte, in France, on 9 September 2016.

Running for 45 minutes, the …

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The name of the new 2017 series of Star Trek was revealed at Comic Con this past weekend - Star Trek Discovery.

The show will premiere on CBS network TV in January 2017 before switching over to CBS All Access (a subscription-based TV streaming service).

As I mentioned over on The Federation Times Facebook

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I've had a chance to read over the new fan-film guidelines released by CBS and Paramount earlier today. And it doesn't make encouraging reading.

Despite being "big believers in reasonable fan fiction and fan creativity", these rules sound the death knell for Star Trek Continues, Star Trek Phase II and any other …

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Continuing their run of independently fan-produced episodes following the story of the USS Enterprise and her crew, Star Trek Continues (STC) has released their sixth full-length episode.

STC's goal is to bridge the gap between the third year of the Enterprise's 5-year mission and the events of Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP). 10-13 episodes …

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Before there was the internet, people got their news from things called "magazines". They were like a blog printed on paper but not as convenient.

Back in those days, one magazine dedicated to Star Trek and TV sci-fi was Starlog. It started out as a quarterly magazine, first appearing in August 1976. After selling …

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UPDATE: As several people have pointed out, this is actually not a "lost" scene from the "In Thy Name" Star Trek: Phase II pilot from 1977 (despite the description on the YouTube video page) but a scene from the 1974 movie Pray For The Widcats. The yellow and red shirts do look very Trek-esque …

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This script, penned by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (above), dates from 2007 so may be a rough draft rather than a near-final draft of the movie script. The order in which things happen in the script are different than in the movie, but that could be down to movie editing after shooting, to change …

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