Tag Archives: Star Trek

Film Review: “For the Love of Spock” by Adam Nimoy

A son explores the life and death of his famous father, Leonard Nimoy

Adam Limoy’s moving documentary about his father, actor Leonard Nimoy, is as much about Adam as it is about Leonard. And this is by no means a bad thing. It offers the audience a rare glimpse into the lesser-known, messier … Continue reading

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Why It’s OK to Cry about Leonard Nimoy

What we don't talk about when a celebrity dies

February 27, 2015 marked the first day I cried over a celebrity’s death. It was the day Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock on “Star Trek”, passed away from COPD complications. At 83, he had lived a … Continue reading

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Returning to the Stars

After inspiring a generation of young people, "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry was among the first people to be buried in space with the help of the memorial spaceflight company Celestis

There are a few shows in the history of American television as iconic and groundbreaking as “Star Trek.” To the millions of fans around the world, Star Trek is more than a series, but rather a vision of a brighter … Continue reading

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