Star Trek XI's Enterprise breaches the atmosphere of Saturn's Titan in these gorgeous rendered images, courtesy Cinefex and Diamond Sky.
Tag: Dayton Ward
The Day the Earth Previewed
A seven-minute preview of Keanu Reeve's remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still suggests it may be more than just mindless Hollywood regurgitation.
Return to the Forbidden Planet
After a week of blogging about Star Trek: The Next Generation, you might get the impression it's my favorite of the Trek series. Even I haven't decided if that honor belongs to TNG or DS9 — but definitely not in the running is TOS. That's not an indictment of the show's datedness or lack of…
Reinventing the Reel
"Twentieth Century Fox has set Keanu Reeves to star in The Day the Earth Stood Still, its re-imagining of the 1951 Robert Wise-directed sci-fi classic." Story continues at Variety. I've never quite understood (from a critical, not business, perspective) Hollywood's proclivity for remaking classic films, as it seems to be a formula for failure. When…
Now, With More Bits!
I first became a sysop 14 years ago on Washington's Birthday — so today seemed appropriate to reflect on various aspects of this new domain, Showbits: I've upgraded the site's blogging software to WordPress v2.1. Numerous bug fixes and enhancements exist primarily on the administrative side — but let me take this opportunity to ask,…