leonard nimoy

Countdown to “Star Trek: Picard” – Re-examining “I, Borg” and “Unification”

Countdown to "Star Trek: Picard": Reconsidering "I, Borg" & "Unification" [OPINION]

Following up on yesterday's debut of our "Countdown to Star Trek: Picard", we continue our trip down memory lane with Star Trek: The Next Generation. We look at the introduction of one of the franchise's most memorable characters Hugh, played by Jonathan Del Arco – and also take a look at Spock's (Leonard Nimoy) post-Federation purpose […]

Galaxy Quest

"Galaxy Quest": Re-Examining Fan Culture 20 Years Later [OPINION]

When Galaxy Quest came out in 1999, it offered an original story from the rare perspective of fandom. The film combines elements of Star Trek and comedy into its original hybrid science fiction story. It follows the cast of a fictional TV-show in the 1970s doing another convention to stay relevant. The cast find themselves […]

“Star Trek: The Motion Picture” Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary

"Star Trek: The Motion Picture" Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary

Get ready to relive a piece of science fiction history as Star Trek: The Motion Picture returns to the theaters for its 40th anniversary. It's hard to imagine it has only been 40 years since Star Trek was introduced on the silver screen becoming the beneficiary of a new wave of science fiction films in […]

'Star Trek': William Shatner Remembers Leonard Nimoy on Anniversary of Passing

William Shatner took to social media to remember his former first officer/cast mate in Star Trek and best friend Leonard Nimoy on the fourth anniversary of his passing. Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series (TOS) and across numerous Star Trek films, died on February 27th 2015. On Instagram, Shatner, who played Capt. James T. […]

Wanna Buy Spock's Toga from 'Star Trek: The Original Series' at Auction?

You may have noticed we get REALLY into auctions, especially when classic tv series and films are involved. Like the upcoming TV Live Treasures auction from PropStore, which features so many great pieces. Like the iconic Grecian-style toga worn by Leonard Nimoy in the classic Star Trek: The Original Series season 3 episode, "Plato's Stepchildren". In the […]

The Creator Of 'Seaman' Teases A Sequel Is In Progress

Back in the day, I used to go to a specific game shop to check out new titles as we were going through the changes from the late '90s to early '00s change in gaming. One day, the owner of the shop decides he's going to pop open a new Dreamcast game called Seaman for people […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 26

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 26, the 85th day of the year: 1953- The polio […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 27

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on February 27: 1939- Borley Rectory, known as the most haunted house […]

50 Years Of Star Trek Documentary To Air On History Channel

On August 14th, the History Channel will be airing a two-hour documentary, 50 Years of Star Trek. It includes interviews with cast and creators including one of the final full length interviews of Lenoard Nimoy. The late actor shares memories and stories from the five decades he was associated with Mr. Spock and the U.S.S. […]

Shout! Factory To Release Transformers: The Movie On Blu-ray In September

Shout! Factory announced today that it will re-release 1986's Transformers: The Movie on home video in September. Set in the far away year of 2005, the film featured the voices of Leonard Nimoy, Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Judd Nelson and Orson Welles in one of the more ambitious animated films tied to a toyline at […]

For The Love Of Spock Gets A September Release

Gravitas Ventures announced yesterday that it has acquired the rights to For The Love of Spock and will release the film in September. The documentary by Adam Nimoy takes an intimate look at the life and career of his father, Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy. It also shines a light on the enduring legacy of […]

Dark Crystal Fizzgig Puppet For Sale At Auction

The Los Angeles Times reports one of the puppets used in Jim Henson's 1982 film The Dark Crystal is up for auction at the Prop Store event in London, England on September 23rd. Fizzgig, a dog-rodent thing, followed main characters Jen and Kira on their journey to the castle of the Skesis to restore the […]

Highlights From Long Beach Comic Expo: Comic Creators, Animation And Cosplay

By Jason Strangis The Long Beach Comic Expo might have been relatively small in size but it packed a big punch last weekend. An impressive list of writers and artists headlined the event with the likes of legendary X-Men scribe Chris Claremont, longtime Marvel writer Gerry Conway, and fan favorite artists Terry and Rachel Dodson […]

The Story Of Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner And The Bike

If you are following William Shatner's tribute to Leonard Nimoy on Twitter today, you've seen some references to Nimoy's bike and what Shatner did to it while working together on Star Trek. Though it is mentioned a few times, the story behind the bike is not given other than assuming we all knew it. I […]

The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes: Star Trek

Greetings Bleeding Coolers! Welcome to the eighth installment of The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes. Each week I will be your personal shopper and provide you with five delightfully geek-tastic things that might pique your interest. In honor of the late Leonard Nimoy, I decided to base this week's theme on of Star Trek. Rest in Peace, Spock. 1. Star […]

William Shatner To Celebrate Leonard Nimoy's Life On Twitter This Morning

William Shatner has put out the word inviting everyone to join him in celebrating the late Leonard Nimoy beginning at 12 PM EST / 9 AM PST. There are no specifics about what he plans to do other than the invitation. I asked if you all would be interested in celebrating Leonard's life today. Why […]

Entertainment Earth Reacts To Death Of Leonard Nimoy 'With Due Respect'

This e-mail went out to a number of retailers yesterday from Entertainment Earth Distribution, after it was announced that Leonard Nimoy had died. Hey There, This is the part of the job that no one likes. I am sorry to say that Leonard Nimoy passed away this morning. Now is the time to celebrate his […]

Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away At The Age Of 83

Iconic actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy was take to the hospital a few days back when he complained of chest pains. His wife Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed the passing. Nimoy is most widely known for his portrayal of Mr. Spock […]