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Friday, May 08, 2009

To Boldly Go Wait In Line For Hours

I'm quite excited that tonight I'm going to be seeing the new Star Trek movie with a friend.

I remember watching episodes of the old television series with Jim Turcott in his basement in Onaping back in the early 80's -- he was a Trek fan and his passion for the show was infectious -- he converted many of us into Star Trek fans over the years. A group of friends of Jim are gathering this evening in Sudbury to see the movie and celebrate Jim's memories. While I won't be with them, I wish that I were, and I'll certainly be thinking of Jim and wondering what he would think about this movie . . .

I've heard that for die-hard Trekkies, it's great -- and also for non-fans it's great. Gotta love something like that.

Of course, there's this hilarious spoof of the "reviews" of the movie from The Onion . . . (don't worry, there are no spoilers in it . . . just fun laughs)


Trekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As 'Fun, Watchable'

2 comments:

Cait said...

I've never been a Trek fan, but I am really excited to see this movie! They picked some great actors, and the fact that creator of LOST, JJ Abrams, directed the thing makes me want to see it even more!

lime said...

when can we expect the review? i have spent 20 years of my life married to a trekkie.