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Can People Choose Their Emotions Like Spock?

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.21.2013 | Science
Troy Campbell

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Spock claims he can choose whether or not to feel an emotion. Can humans chose how to feel or is this simply a Vulcan thing? The answer is that people can often act in a Vulcan manner and choose their feelings.

How J.J. Abrams Fooled The Media About 'Star Trek' Secret

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

How far did J.J. Abrams go to keep the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch's "Star Trek Into Darkness" villain a secret? So far, that he manipulated cert...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Gatsby, Star Trek and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's just Brian and Zaki for this week's installment of the MovieFilm Podcast, but they have plenty to discuss. First up, Zaki offers his thoughts o...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Star Trek Into Darkness

Dan Persons | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Star Trek Into Darkness at once delivers the big-scale action (even better in IMAX 3D) that audiences have come to expect from a major studio tent pole release while honoring the ideals that made creator Gene Roddenberry's optimistic vision of the future so compelling.

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Soars To No. 1 At Box Office

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

"Star Trek Into Darkness" soared to No. 1 at the box office this weekend as expected, but its $84.1 million intake fell slightly short of studio expec...

Why Gay Actors Going Public Matters

Jenelle Riley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jenelle Riley

I can offer nothing but gratitude to those who are willing to talk freely about their personal lives. To prove there is no stigma or shame in being gay. Because of them, a very special young man in my life may have an easier time with his life.

WATCH: 'Star Trek: The Middle School Musical'

Posted 05.17.2013 | Comedy

Sure, Zachary Pinto, Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch are fine. But they ain't got nothing on this production of "Star Trek," reimagined as a middl...

Zaki's Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Read my review of 2009's Star Trek here 2009's hugely successful sequel/prequel/reboot Star Trek did a lot more than apply the paddles to the moribun...

The Battle Between 'Star Trek' & 'Star Wars'

Mike Ryan | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I've never really understood the divide between Star Wars and Star Trek fans. As far I can tell, they're just two sides of the same tragic coin. Yes, Star Wars happened to be the popular entity when I was in elementary school. While we were playing Star Wars (which pretty much consisted of children running around the playground pretending to fly an X-Wing fighter; the children pretending to be Han Solo and Chewbacca had to run around together in unison), the Star Trek kids were over by the fence, burning stuff with a magnifying glass.

'Star Trek' Beamed Up Into Space

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — The crew of the International Space Station is boldly going where no one has gone before – to see the new "Star Trek" film. ...

In Defense of (the Original) James T. Kirk

Larry Womack | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

The J.J. Abrams Kirk is the Kirk of parody: Kirk the womanizer, Kirk the rule-flouting powder keg, Kirk the prideful egomaniac. Kirk the caricature. It works in a broad sense because that's the idea of Kirk that people who've never actually seen Star Trek have imprinted in their minds.

Movie Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The conventional wisdom about the Star Trek movies starring the cast of the original TV show was that the even-numbered films were the good ones and the odd-numbered ones kind of sucked.

What's The Word On 'Star Trek Into Darkness'?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

-- "Star Trek Into Darkness" is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It's reverential, it's faithful, it's steeped in "Trek" mythology. It...

Loophole May Allow Faster-Than-Light Travel, Physicists Say

Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

By: Jillian Scharr Published: 05/14/2013 11:20 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily In the "Star Trek" TV shows and films, the U.S.S. Enterprise's warp engine ...

Star Trek and Car Wars: Creative Content and Social Media -- 'Spock v Spock'

Andy Betts | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
Andy Betts

It is not only Star Trek fans who are enjoying the latest video and viral advertisement for Audi where Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in the latest Star Trek films, and Leonard Nimoy, the original Spock, engage in one the funniest ads of the year.

From 'Star Trek' To 'Star Wars'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — J.J. Abrams is master of one universe – and he's about to try conquering another. The director who rebooted "Star Trek" for a ne...

Mike Ryan

Benedict Cumberbatch On His Secret 'Star Trek' Character

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment

Ah, yes, the trials and tribulations of interviewing an actor about the role he's playing when that actor can't really talk about said role. Or, as Be...

WATCH: Zach Quinto Responds To Question About Role-Playing Spock In The Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices

While appearing on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," actor Zachary Quinto participated in the show's popular "Plead the Fifth" segment where stars ar...

Zoe Saldaña Doesn't Need To Be Latina To Be A Good Actress

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Being Latina is part of Zoe Saldaña’s identity, but it was not necessarily what inspired her the most when playing her role of Uhura in the new...

You Can't Unsee This Mesmerizing Riker 'Star Trek' Supercut

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.09.2013 | TV

If you've ever wondered how "Star Trek: The Next Generation's" Commander Riker sits in a chair, you now have an answer: like a boss. Even if you'r...

Big Screen Meets Big Data: How Movies Are Bigger (and Smaller) Than Ever

Steve Canepa | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Steve Canepa

Just as we look forward to the next compelling "Star Trek" movie and new adventures in outer space, a new frontier is emerging: inner space. IBM scientists have turned the problem on itself, tackling one of the world's largest big data challenges in the smallest way -- one atom at a time. In fact, the folks at Guinness World Records have certified the movie as the "World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film."

Chris Pine On His 'Warm, Sensitive' Gay Love Scene

Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

"Star Trek Into Darkness" hunk Chris Pine reveals his thoughts about tackling gay movie roles in the June/July issue of Out magazine. Of course, t...

No More 'Star Trek'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment

When Disney and Lucasfilm made the surprise announcement that J.J. Abrams had been hired to direct "Star Wars: Episode VII," many fans wondered what t...

Crises Also Fade

William Bradley | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
William Bradley

Perhaps Obama should be more careful about what he calls a "red line." Dictators are not impressed by empty threats. Would there be support for a multi-national effort to secure chemical weapons stores?

COOL: Computer Giant's 'Star Trek' Tribute Is SUPER Tiny

Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 05/03/2013 10:06 AM EDT on SPACE.com The nanophysicists working at IBM appear to be Trekkies. In honor of the iconic...