Monday, February 27, 2017

Bill Paxton dies

Star Trek Sci Fi Blog mourns Bill Paxton's death who passed away on Saturday. Comicbook.com explains his cause of death was "from a stroke after post-op complications," following heart surgery which the poor guy was worried about. He was only 61.




Apparently Bill emailed Director Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) with the message,

"Thanks for the good wishes. It will help me face this ordeal" 


RIP Bill Paxton. 

Sunday, February 26, 2017

WHOS GOING TO WIN BIG AT THE OSCARS

We're on the road to the Oscars Ceremony, the biggest night in Hollywood is finally here. The 89th Academy Awards will be broadcast live tonight, So lets roll on down town along the red carpet and speculate on the winners! The exciting news is Star Trek beyond got nominated!!!! Who Hoo!!! For what I hear you ask? Best Makeup and Hairstyling hehe..... Duh what? I'm serious! all right, al right, moving on. So who's going to win big for this years 2017's Oscar's?




Heres the list of Nominees and Best Pictures:


BEST PICTURE
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

BEST ACTRESS
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

BEST DIRECTOR
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Arrival
Fences
Hidden Figures
Lion
Moonlight

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Hell or High Water
La La Land
The Lobster
Manchester by the Sea
20th Century Women

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle
Zootopia

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Arrival
La La Land
Lion
Moonlight
Silence

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Allied
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
Jackie
La La Land

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Fire at Sea
I Am Not Your Negro
Life, Animated
O.J.: Made in America
13th

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Extremis
4.1 Miles
Joe’s Violin
Watani: My Homeland
The White Helmets

BEST FILM EDITING
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Moonlight

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Land of Mine, Denmark
A Man Called Ove, Sweden
The Salesman, Iran
Tanna, Australia
Toni Erdmann, Germany

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
A Man Called Ove
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad

BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
Jackie
La La Land
Lion
Moonlight
Passengers

BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls
“City of Stars,” La La Land
“The Empty Chair,” Jim: The James Foley Story
“How Far I’ll Go,” Moana

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Arrival
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
La La Land
Passengers

BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Blind Vaysha
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes
Pearl
Piper

BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Ennemis Intérieurs
La Femme et le TGV
Silent Nights
Sing
Timecode

BEST SOUND EDITING
Arrival
Deepwater Horizon
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Sully

BEST SOUND MIXING
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Deepwater Horizon
Doctor Strange
The Jungle Book
Kubo and the Two Strings
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Who do you want to see win? Live long and Prosper.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Star Trek Discovery

CBS Studios and Secret Hideout have started on the next chapter of #StarTrekDiscovery... Heres the latest Starfleet Officers trekland has to offer. Word has it these recruits have beamed aboard at Pinewood Studios, Toronto, Canada with Sam Vartholomeos......Apparently he's signing up as Ensign Connor joining the starship Shenzhou. Maulik Pancholy plays Dr. Nambue, the Chief Medical Officer aboard the Shenzhou and Terry Serpico is playing Admiral Anderson as a high-ranking Starfleet official.




Star Trek Discovery's cast is listed on Memory Alpha: But heres the short version -


Sonequa Martin-Green is Lieutenant Commander Rainsford playing the lead character aboard the starship Discovery NCC 1031.

Doug Jones portrays Lt. Saru as an alien Starfleet Science Officer of an unknown species -


Anthony Rapp plays Lt. Stamets specializing in astromycology. Duh....what? He's a Science Officer aboard the USS Discovery NCC 1031



James Frain plays Sarek, Spocks father.
Michelle Yeoh plays Georgiou captain of the starship Shenzhou.
Sam Vartholomeos plays Ensign Connor.
Maulik Pancholy plays the USS Shenzhou's CMO Doctor Nambue.
Terry Serpico as Admiral Anderson.



Chris Obi plays T'Kuvma, a Klingon leader seeking to unite the Klingon houses!
Shazad Latif plays Klingon Kol Mary Chieffo plays L'Rell (Battle deck commander on a Klingon ship)
Emily Coutts as Conn officer



 Set 10 years before the adventures of Kirk in The Original Series, Star Trek: Discovery sees the return of Star Trek to television. The series is expected to debut on CBS All Access streaming service sometime this year, with episodes available in the US and on Netflix in certain areas of the world.


Whats your favorite TV show? Is 7 your lucky number? Have you got CBS or NetFlix?
Live Long and Prosper, trekkers.

Monday, February 13, 2017

STAR TREK TNG "HAVEN"

Airdate: 30th November, 1987.
 Stardate: 41294.5
 Writers: Tracy Torme and Lan O'Kun
 Season 1 episode 11

USS ENTERPRISE NCC1701-D


Captain Picard's USS Enterprise-D arrives in orbit of the "Haven" homeworld on Stardate 41294.5 Everyones looking forward to shoreleave right? Wrong!!!. First of all a silver chest beams aboard and weirds out counsellor Deanna Troi because the thing speaks!!! A chest for Gawd sake!!! (Armin Shimerman's appearance as the Betazoid Gift Box marks his only non-Ferengi role on Star Trek. - Remember Quark , DS9?)

BETAZOID GIFT BOX - ARMIN SHIMERMAN'S FACE 


 No, No" cries Deanna
 "Whats going on?" Demands Riker calmly
 Its fun watching Tasha Yar hop out of her skin when the Jewels spray all over the transporter pad.
"Jewels!!!!" She exclaims joyfully grabbing them.


TASHA YAR - DENISE CROSBY


The Betazoid greeting box announces Deanna's marriage except for a hitch. Imzadi Commander Riker folds his arms seriously unimpressed. We soon learn of the "fiance" who materializes with his parents, dazzling the counsellor with a chameleon rose but guess what? The dude is only about 5 feet tall,  (seriously what was Riker so worried about?) This guy is teensy.

DEANNA, RIKER AND TASHA IN THE TRANSPORTER ROOM


 "I'm definitely a surprise of some sort."reveals Deanna to Picard.

 Well surprise, surprise, quietly tucked away under Millers arm are drawings of another women and she sure isn't Deanna!! So he hands Deanna the rose and it changes color, very smooth. Apparently, Wyatt Miller "dreamed" of a spacebabe once assumed to be Deanna, calling out to him across the Universe.



DEANNA- MARTINA SIRTIS MEETS FIANCE
 WYATT MILLER


Eventually Troi's telepathic mother, Lwaxanna Troi (Majel Barrett) finally beams aboard. She embarrasses her daughter by making a complete mockery out Captain Picard, forcing a Federation Flagship Captain   carry her luggage! Always so hilarious to watch but what else can we expect from the Daughter of the fifth house of Betazed?

LWAXANNA TROI ARRIVES IN
FULL MAJESTIC SPLENDOUR


The fun kicks off when Millers parents slug it out with Lwaxanna who wants a traditional Betazed wedding, fully naked!!!. Verbal warfare and Mrs Troi's creepy pet vine add to the festivities weirding out Wyatt's mother but hey what a show..... just imagine being there at the actual wedding with all those babes, hmmmm I wonder!!!!

WYATTS MYSTERY DREAM BABE. WHO IS SHE?


 We cut to the real action when the mystery plague ship is spotted on a direct flightpath to Haven. The good news is Wyatt's spacebabe is aboard. I have to admit, its amazing how well Captain Picard reacts to the Tarellian "ship of lepers." So thats the bad news!

IMAGES OWNER/CREATOR: PARAMOUNT PICTURES
AND OR CBS STUDIOS


It puzzles me why Riker didn't call for battle stations?

Picard doesn't even call for Red Alert! So okay there was never any crisis, Finally, we get to see Wyatts mystery dream-babe in the flesh herself, Not bad eh? Check her out! What else could Picard do?

 When  a beautiful women like Ariana wants something, what are you going to say????

ARIANA WANTS YOU!


How many of you guys would beam over to a Tarellian death ship to see your dream space babe? Go on do be honest now.....

or maybe your the heartless type to give the order - Mr Worf, SHOOT PHASERS FULL BLAST,!!!


LIVE LONG AND PROSPER!


Wednesday, February 08, 2017

WILL STAR TREK REBOOT DEEP SPACE 9?


Today we have a Star Trek fan taking the reigns at Star Trek Sci Fi Blog! Welcome aboard Adam Joseph from the USS Sports Machine. Adam writes articles and publishes sports stories and now Adams words in science fiction will be energizing our thoughts. Take it away trekker :)

Star Trek is a cult classic that has turned from what once was a small show into a lifestyle for many sci-fi fans. In the 80s and 90s, Star Trek was once again broadcast into the homes of millions with the installment of episodes titled The Next Generation. The series boldly explored "where no-one has gone before" aboard the newly commissioned USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D. Only years after the massive success of Star Trek Next Generation, producers decided to create another series, Deep Space Nine. This series was set upon a space station so as to not conflict with The Next Generation's 176 starship adventures.



Deep Space Nine was vastly underrated by many in the 90s but became much more popular as the years went on. Critics now praise the show for in-depth character building and brilliant stories.  This has created a deep fanbase that has continued on until our modern day. With many new novels coming out every year, there is a very strong group of individuals in the Star Trek community who are looking to learn more about this space station. This makes a reboot seem very feasible and likely for Deep Space 9.

Will Deep Space 9 get a reboot or possibly hit the big screen someday?

LLAP


Monday, February 06, 2017

Kellog's Gornflakes - Star Trek Discovery



Hey Trekkers! Have you tasted Kellog's Gornflakes yet? 



The original and best, So lets put this to the test.
Heres Captain Kirk's crew on the track of trek's top secret ingredients.
Good grief, now Captain Gorn wants in on the action! But where is this planet?
Rich roasted, saurian flavoured Gornflakes yielding the powers of Star Trek Discovery, Yesss!.
So sit back and geek out in typical alien tradition. Its time for decision!

Just remember, take it easy and enjoy Kellog's Gornflakes!




 Live Long and Prosper!




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