A behind the scenes look at the Smithsonian’s restoration of the original model of the U.S.S. Enterprise, used on screen in all 79 original episodes of Star Trek. The care that went into bringing this sci-fi icon back to life over the course of 2 years is truly impressive.
The universe is under attack by The Red Empire, a race of robots intent on wiping out all organic life. It’s up to the crew of the NX-01 Enterprise to stop them. Jürgen Kaiser’s stop-motion fan film is an incredible achievement and a true labor of love. (In German w/subtitles)
The Film Theorists’ Frame By Frame argues that Star Trek’s creators cribbed several tropes from submarine films for his TV show, such as mutiny and making blind decisions. We think that these elements are present in many movies where a group of people are left on their own.
Capt. Picard and the NCC-1701-D fight Darth Vader and the Death Star in a battle to determine who’s dorkier. Is it the jargon-spewing slumber party or the cult of rave toys? All we know is we wish there was a Star Riker show.