Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25 favorite space movies since the Big Bang.
"It's like a Star Trek convention for beer nerds," whispered a SAVOR attendee waiting in line for a pour and a bite this weekend. Perhaps so. With dozens of breweries--and, more enticingly, those brewery's brewmasters--on hand for this one-time-only New York event, hordes of ale and lager aficionado ... More >>
Catch all your favorite characters in bed
It looks like we're going to have to re-mark our calendars for the arrival of Enterprise in our own backyard. And not the one from Star Trek, the one from NASA.Due to an overcast prediction for Monday's weather, the space agency is holding back on its transfer ("until further notice") of t ... More >>
Aussie hunk Chris Hemsworth, 28, has played chesty roles in Star Trek and Thor and he has a million more large-scale movies coming out, but the main things you need to know about him are: *His brother Liam is dating Miley Cyrus.
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No, he's not just walking up and down the street. He's actually in a show. His own show, called Shatner's World: We Just Live In It.
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Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we wake up, rub the sleep out of our eyes, roll over in bed and ask the Space Shuttle, "So, now what?" (We had sex with the Sp ... More >>
As far as completely unnecessary food implements go, this one is pretty great. And honestly, we're surprised it took so long for someone to come up with it: when we sat through the 2009 version of Star Trek, our thoughts were not of alien warfare or prosthetic ears, but of how perfect the pro ... More >>
For our scheduled interview! He's doing public service announcements urging people to apply for social security benefits online--but before we went there, I had to tell him I loved his sardonic Spider-Man audition video that's making the rounds. "It's amazing how quickly things can go vira ... More >>
Its only a matter of time . . .
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 4 Scenes By Howard Smith & Sally Helgesen PLASTER CASTS of Leonard Nimoy's head crowded one display table. Life-sized posters of William Shatner striking various heroic poses covered the walls. The air ... More >>
Gays would have loved to say mildly suggestive things like, "Beam me up, Scotty"! But there weren't any in Star Trek. (I'm talking about the characters, not the actors, mind you.) And now, a writer/producer of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Brannon Braga, tel ... More >>
As we launch into a blessedly long holiday weekend, here's a look back at some highlights from the week that was ... We ranked Our 10 Best Food-Centric Day Trips. Ssäm Bar and PDT's John deBary talked forthcoming fall menus, the Star Trek bartender, and dodging the law school bullet. Here ar ... More >>
Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>
Are you still choked up from Chris Brown's video mea culpa that emerged a couple of days ago? I hope that's why you're choked up and not because some thug is at your throat. I thought his performance was fine, and I even liked the Star Trek outfit and hoop earrings. But I thought Chris spoke way t ... More >>
Rebecca Smeyne In the week we didn't go to the mud-soaked hobbit/hippie fest that is Bonnaroo (well, except for the top secret one of us who did, and is even now Twittering about it), all three members of SOTC did go to Prospect Park, where we wandered the green green grass 27,000 parents and thei ... More >>
Photo borrowed from Memory AlphaWhat do you get when you cross a Trekkie and a foodie? Probably something along the lines of Adam Kuban and his Serious Eats post on foods featured in Star Trek. If, like us, you spent this past weekend queuing up to see the "first Star Trek for everyone," you might b ... More >>
With very rare exceptions, sequels aren't green-lighted because there's a burning need to creatively extend the story of the first film. They're done because the first one made a big heap of cash and they want to rake in more of it! As a result, I generally avoid sequels, prequels, and so on like t ... More >>
I haven't seen the new Star Trek movie, partly because I could give two shits about it and also because I wasn't invited to a screening. But I've seen images of the two stars, Chris Pine, who plays Kirk, and Zachary Quinto, who's Spock, and I have to say that while they're super cute--and you can ... More >>
James Beard Foundation Awards winners included Jean Georges for outstanding restaurant, Drew Nieporent for outstanding restaurateur, Dan Barber for outstanding chef, Momofuku Ko for best new restaurant, Daniel for best service, and Totonno's pizzeria was named one of America's Classics. [NY Times] ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla takes a trip to the r&b salt mines with Ciara and Chrisette Michelle. Edd Hurt on Bob Dylan's Together Through Life, during most of which Dylan apparently carries a gun. Justin Farrar laments the end of USA Is a Monster. Brad Cohan anticipa ... More >>
Is it Trekalicious? Or Trek Jerky? Robert Wilonsky weighs in on the Star Trek movie, in which Spock is a "tormented youth in revolt." Ward Sutton does the funny cartoon version. We're accustomed to think of William Thompson as Mr. Clean. But he's a friend of William Howell, and as city comptrol ... More >>
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