Star Trek

  • Watch: Zoe Saldana talks about her upcoming movie 'Guardians Of The Galaxy July 12, 2014

    'Star trek' and the 'Avatar' actor Zoe Saldana speaks to CNN Ibn entertainment editor Rajeev Masand on her upcoming movie 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'. ...
  • 'Star Trek' actor Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI March 17, 2014

    Wellington: Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, pleaded guilty Monday in a New Zealand court to a charge of drunken driving. The 33-year-old American was fined $93 New Zealand dollars ($79) and had his New Zealand driver's license suspended for six months during...
  • Wow: sensory deprivation tank mutes senses, reduces users' stress February 8, 2014

    Filled with salt water that is kept at body temperature, the sensory deprivation tank - which looks like a space ship from Star Trek - is the perfect way to switch off from the rest of the world. As the name suggests, the tank mutes the users' senses to leave...
  • 'Prizzi's Honor' actor Joseph Ruskin dies at 89 January 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Film, television and stage actor Joseph Ruskin has died of natural causes at the age of 89. Ruskin garnered 124 television credits, including 'Mission: Impossible' and 'Star Trek,' and appeared in 25 films, namely 'The Magnificent Seven,' 'Prizzi's Honor' and 'Smokin' Aces'. The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and...
  • 5 worst TV series finale ever October 19, 2013

    New Delhi: "Now that i've let it sit for a week, the ending of Dexter was a bummer... Perfect example of a show that started off great and fell apart," tweeted 'Dexter' fan Mike Ferri. Agreed, it has been over a week since the finale of popular series 'Dexter' was...
  • JJ Abrams is not directing next 'Star Trek' film September 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker JJ Abrams has confirmed that he will not be directing the next installment in the 'Star Trek' franchise. The 47-year-old director said he feels 'bittersweet' to be leaving his baby in the arms of someone else, reported E! online. "Whomever it is that directs the film will be someone...
  • DiCaprio, Day-Lewis are my favourite Hollywood stars: Aamir Khan May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood's superstar Aamir Khan, who completed his 25 years in filmdom this year, names 'Titanic' star Leonardo DiCaprio and three-times Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis as his favourite Hollywood actors. "I like a few Hollywood stars. I tend to forget English names, I like Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Lincoln',"...
  • 'Iron Man 3' beats 'The Great Gatsby' in box office showdown May 13, 2013

    Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster 'Iron Man 3' back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama 'The Great Gatsby.' Coming off a gigantic opening a week earlier, 'Iron Man 3' commanded $72.5 million...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Go, Goa Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' May 11, 2013

    Rajeev Masand reviews zom-com 'Go, Goa, Gone', teen film 'Gippi' and Holyywood flick 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' this week. ...
  • 'Star Trek - Into Darkness' review: The film won't bore you May 11, 2013

    Cast: Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana Director: JJ Abrams Even if, like me, you weren't a fan of the Star Trek universe, or were mostly unfamiliar with its 40-year-old legacy, you'd have to admit that JJ Abrams' 2009 reboot was a fresh and accessible stand-alone sci-fi adventure. The...
  • Friday Releases: 'Go, Goa, Gone', 'Gippi', 'Star Trek Into Darkness' May 10, 2013

    Fans of the Star Trek series can catch the sequel to the 2009 Star Trek film, 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and for Bollywood buffs its a toss up between a coming of age comedy or a zombie comedy. ...
  • Star Trek Into Darkness: Captain Kirk's fights for honour May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The latest film in the Star Trek franchise is opening in Indian theatres on May 10. The film has been directed by JJ Abrams and it features John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg and Chris Pine in the lead roles. The film, starring Chris Pine...
  • Star Trek: Why are the makers deviating from the theme? May 8, 2013

    London: Director J.J. Abrams is hoping to persuade mainstream film audiences to boldly go where they have never gone before and embrace the next instalment of 'Star Trek', a franchise usually reserved for sci-fi geeks. The man behind the cult TV series 'Alias' and 'Lost' told Reuters he initially hesitated...
  • 'Star Trek' scared me a lot, it terrified me: Chris Pine April 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Chris Pine reveals he wasn't too excited with the offer to feature in 2009 film 'Star Trek', initially. He says the sci-fi reboot was 'the furthest thing' from the dramatic parts he had dreamt of essaying. The Hollywood hunk was initially uninterested in joining J.J. Abrams' cast because...
  • Obama mixes 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' references March 2, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama, who said just days ago that he had no interest in playing a "blame game," spent much of a news conference on Friday pointing fingers at Republicans after last-ditch talks with congressional leaders failed to avert automatic spending cuts from kicking in later in the...
  • 'Star Trek' director Abrams to direct 'Star Wars' January 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: The 'Star Trek' director JJ Abrams has closed a deal to direct the installment of the Star Wars franchise. Abrams will will work with writer Michael Arndt to develop the script after finalising a deal with Disney to come aboard Episode VII of the sci-fi series, the Hollywood...
  • 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Teaser: James Kirk is back December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The official teaser of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' is out. Directed by JJ Abrams, the film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Karl Urban in the lead roles. ...
  • Star trek desks: Classrooms for the next generation? November 23, 2012

    London: Scientists designing and testing what they hope might become the classroom of the future have found that 'Star Trek'-style multi-touch, multi-user desks can boost children's maths skills. A three-year project with 400 eight to 10-year olds found that using interactive 'smart' desks can have benefits over doing maths on paper,...
  • 'Star Trek' sequel gets a name September 11, 2012

    London: The 'Star Trek' sequel has reportedly been named 'Star Trek Into Darkness'. The follow-up to the 2009 film will once again star Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Mr Spock and Karl Urban as Dr McCoy, with JJ Abrams returning as the director. Details have been kept tightly...
  • How to play: Star Trek - The Original Series doodle September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google takes us on a journey to where "no man has gone before" with an interactive doodle to celebrate the 46th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series. The Star Trek: The Original Series doodle is the first interactive Google doodle since the football doodle that Google posted...
  • Made for Chrome? Star Trek: The Original Series doodle September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google doodles are fun, more so when they are interactive such as Saturday's 'Star Trek: The Original Series' doodle, posted to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the cult science fiction television series that aired on NBC in the US from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969. It appears...
  • Google doodles 'Star Trek: The Original Series' September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: On the occasion of the 46th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series the Google doodle goes where "no man has gone before". The interactive doodle that appears on the Google home page on Saturday shows the characters of the cult science fiction television series that aired on...
  • Rebooting 'Spider-Man', in a flash June 28, 2012

    New York: On a weekend in January of 2010, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios pivoted faster than even Spider-Man would dare. A fourth installment of the hugely popular Spider-Man franchise was planned, with director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire returning to their trilogy of films that had earned more than...
  • 'Avatar' most pirated movie ever October 13, 2011

    Los Angeles: James Cameron's 3-D blockbuster 'Avatar' is the most pirated movie in Hollywood history, according to a study released by TorrentFreak. The film has been downloaded some 21 million times since it was released in 2009. Cameron once touted 3D filmmaking as the entertainment industry's best hope for combating piracy,...
  • Star Trek 'teleportation' could be a reality soon March 5, 2011

    London: The 'teleportation' of "Star Trek" could become a reality soon. Researchers are using a special laser called Bessel which could potentially draw small items towards a target. Tractor beams in "Star Trek" have long used a subspace or graviton interference pattern created by two beams to pull in their targets...
  • In Pics: Top 10 Hollywood grossers of 2009 December 19, 2009

    Take a look at the 10 films that have rocked the Hollywood box office till December 19, 2009. ...
  • Masand's Movie Review: Star Trek amply entertaining June 11, 2009

    Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana Director: JJ Abrams I've never been a Trekker and yet I must confess I was amply entertained by the new Star Trek movie that's opened at the cinemas this week. With a legacy of six television series and 10 feature films behind it,...
  • Star Trek creator on final mission, ashes to go to space January 27, 2009

    Los Angeles: Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and late wife Majel Barrett Roddenberry are about to go on their final mission. The Roddenberrys' ashes will be shot into space in about a year and a half, in accordance with their wishes, memorial spaceflight company Celestis Inc said on Monday. Majel...
  • Voice behind Star Trek’s computer dies December 19, 2008

    Los Angeles: Actress Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and a member of the show's cast, died on Thursday at the age of 76. Barrett Roddenberry died of leukemia at her home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air, her family said in a...
  • 'Spaceship' flat needs new captain June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: An apartment in the UK is based on the interiors of the Star Trek spaceship. For those looking for an alternative lifestyle, the apartment is literally out of this world. Based on the interiors of Star Trek spaceships Enterprise and Voyager, the studio-flat in the small town of Hinckley...