For Love of the Trek

Becoming a Trekkie Though I grew up watching and enjoying Star Trek in reruns, I did not become an obsessive fan until I was 11-years-old. Until that point, my loyalties rested primarily with Star Wars. By 1986, however, the Star Wars film franchise had already started a self-induced coma from which it would not emerge for…

Remember

While the Pastimescapes blog continues to be on an indefinite hiatus, I feel I should take a few moments as a lifelong Star Trek fan to capture a few thoughts on Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on Friday at the age of 83. The night he died, I decided to watch Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home…

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS: After The Movie

WARNING: This post contains major plot spoilers and assumes you have already seen Star Trek Into Darkness. For a perspective with only minimal spoilers, see my formal review. One of my favorite things to do after a movie, especially an event movie like Star Trek Into Darkness, is to discuss the plot details with friends…