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NewsdayIn a more eco-minded Hollywood fantasy world, every suburban house would have a special centralized recycling kitchen where families would reprocess all the congealed oatmeal and cold eggs that don't get eaten because Junior has to dash out to save the...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 11, 1998 No disrespect intended to the proud Son'a people but, hey, where are the Borg when you need them? It was the terrifying and thoroughly alien Borg who made the last "Star Trek" film, "First Contact," one of the best...
FOR THE TIMESFriday May 21, 1999 Where oh where to begin this survey of Planet Trek? Do you start with the mob of Klingons who casually walk into a fast-food restaurant and order almost everything on the menu? Do you begin with the people who wear their Star...
By all appearances, the broadcast television networks finally got the message that audiences are hungry for original programming even during summer months. What's more, they've learned to do it with relatively inexpensive programming. Just look at the...
"Star Trek: Nemesis" may mark the end of a chapter - the section of the longtime "Trek" movie series starring Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and other characters from "The Next Generation" - but at least it tries to go out with a big bang and a flood of sentiment....
When enterprising teen Zak Gibbs (Jesse Bradford) stumbles onto a secret government doohickey that can virtually stop time, he wields his newfound power by wooing a foreign exchange student and helping his buddy win a deejay contest. For the rest of us,...
The Hartford CourantPatrick Stewart's Capt. Jean-Luc Picard leads a diplomatic mission to make peace with the Romulans, but discovers a threat to the Earth after landing on the alien planet. After years of battles, the Romulans shock the Federation by claiming they are...
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Tribune Staff Reporter2½ stars (out of 4) I can't say for sure whether "Thunderbirds," a new live-action family movie based on the 1960s marionetted British television series of the same name, will live up to expectations for fans of the original. But my guess, having never...
Tags: Television, Entertainment, Movies, Ben Kingsley, PG Rated Movies
Times Staff WriterAs Pinocchio taught us, the transformation from puppet to flesh and blood is not an easy one, and the arrival of TV's "Thunderbirds" in live-action land is a particularly bumpy ride. Ostensibly based on the Gerry Anderson "Supermarionation" action...
Tags: Robert Rodriguez, Television, Politics, Movies, Entertainment
Times Staff WriterWith all the recent fuss over the longevity of the James Bond franchise, the folks over at "Star Trek" must be feeling like intergalactic chopped liver. Has everyone forgotten that since starting out in 1966, the Trekkers have turned out four TV series...
Tags: Television, Jerry Goldsmith, Entertainment, Movies, Halle Berry
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday November 22, 1996 This is a test. This is only a test. Can anyone outside the hard-core faithful tell the "Star Trek" movies apart? One featured whales, but was it "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" or "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"? And at...
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