Sci Fi Watcher 172: Star Trek Beyond

Bryan & Corey return this week to look at “Star Trek Beyond” the third film in the reboot and see if it hold’s up to the first two.  They also cover some sci fi news including the return of Spock in two Star Trek series, Jordan Peele hosting the Twilight Zone and Star Wars getting the anime treatment.


News:

Check out our reviews of: Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness

 

Replicas’ : Keanu Reeves’ Sci-Fi Thriller Releases a Teaser a Year After Its Full Trailer

Star Trek : Discovery’ Season 2 Bringing in Spock Represents a Huge Opportunity for the Series

A Script Outline Shows How Star Trek: The Next Generation Almost Had Its Own Young Spock

It’s Official: Jordan Peele Will Host His Twilight Zone Reboot

‘Resident Alien’: Alan Tudyk To Star In Syfy Pilot Based On Dark Horse Comics Series

Star Wars: A New Hope, But as a Classic ’80s Anime

The 69 worst science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

 

Movie of the week: Star Trek Beyond

Release: July 22, 2016
Writers: Simon Pegg; Doug Jung
Director: Justin Lin
Starring: Chris Pine as Captain James T. Kirk, commanding officer of the USS Enterprise
Zachary Quinto as Commander Spock, first officer and science officer
Karl Urban as Dr. Leonard “”Bones”” McCoy, chief medical officer
Simon Pegg as Montgomery “”Scotty”” Scott, second officer and chief engineer
Zoe Saldana as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, communications officer
John Cho as Hikaru Sulu, third officer and helmsman
Anton Yelchin as Pavel Chekov, the ship’s main navigator
Sofia Boutella as Jaylah, an alien scavenger
Idris Elba as Krall/Balthazar Edison, a powerful mutated alien warlord and the former captain of the USS Franklin
Length: 122 minutes

 

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Star Trek Beyond (BD/DVD/Digital HD Combo) [Blue-Ray]

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