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LeVar Burton “conflicted” over new Star Trek film; says it “needs Gene”

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Love them or hate them, but TMZ sometimes gets a good story that has nothing to do with drunk driving or overdoses. They recently met up with LeVar Burton who was asked about his views on the new Star Trek film. His response:

At the end of the movie I really care about what happens to the characters, but I’m pretty much missing Gene Roddenberry in J.J.’s interpretation. And at the end of the day, that’s just not OK for me.

An interesting interpretation of the film. While I personally liked it and felt it was a logical extension of the last film, it is missing Gene’s vision. However, movies can’t always reflect visions like that. Movies are made for the big screen, for large audiences. Is it OK to put the vision aside for the films and keep the vision on TV? Let us know.

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Robert Picardo visits Vulcan

Robert Picardo visits Vulcan

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Robert Picardo traveled to Alberta, Canada to take part in the “Spock Days” festivities alongside Ethan Phillips, also from Star Trek: Voyager. Sporting a Doctor Who shirt that reads “You never forget your first Doctor”, our favorite holodoctor @RobertPicardo dropped by a sign saying “Welcome to Vulcan” and snapped a picture on his Twitter feed […]

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Oh, myyyyy! George Takei’s ghostwriter spills the beans

Oh, myyyyy! George Takei’s ghostwriter spills the beans

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

I think of myself as a realist. When I see celebrities posting hilarious pictures and jokes on Facebook or Twitter I wonder if that’s truly them because they seem to have more time on their hands than they should (I’m looking at you, @WilliamShatner). Last week, comedian Rick Polito accidentally spilled the beans that he’s […]

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