Tag: williamshatner

Destroy All Monsters: What Does God Need With A Starship?

Not having gotten much out of the Coens' Ex Machina (Hail, Caesar!) over the weekend -- how wry is too wry, I asked myself? -- I started hunting and pecking for other representations of the divine on film. Not being...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Remembers Leonard Nimoy

We lost a truly iconic performer yesterday when Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015) passed away. He had a remarkable career, topped of course by playing one of the most iconic characters in popular culture.Here is a look back at the man and...

Review: TO BE TAKEI Is Okay, By George

George Takei (pronounced Tak-AY, not Tak-EYE or Tak-EEE - and don't you forget it!) has a speech he often gives. It's a formal speech about the persecution his family experienced in a Japanese internment camp during World War II, that briefly...

70s Rewind: STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE Still Goes Slowly Where No One Wants to Go

In December 1979, Star Trek: The Motion Picture was a major letdown. Earlier in the decade, a handful of my school friends banded together to form the Science Fiction Club. Initially, we discussed Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy, Ray Bradbury's stories,...