Monday, May 1, 2017

Headline News for April, 2017


April 29, 2017Major New Release, (Adult fans, costumes, props, location shooting, Silver Age.) "Survivors."   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSS0W99RVxc(15:00).  This is a sequel to their prior release, "Survivor." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v60Uh3ugqv4(9:59).  For more about this filmmaker and links to his other work, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/119.html.

April 16, 2017Major New Release, (Adult fans, sets, costumes, props, professional actors) "Boldly Go!" A Musical Parody based on Star Trek, by Cole Remmen and Grant Remmen, Directed by Brian Brophy, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdtBArmWHdY(2:31:22).  Grant Remman is studying at Cal Tech.  For more Filmed or Videotaped Star Trek for Live Stage Performance see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/212.html

Discussion and Reviews:
1)  http://www.sgvtribune.com/arts-and-entertainment/20160221/the-caltech-musical-parody-of-star-trek-you-never-knew-you-always-wanted-is-here
2)  http://legacy.umn.edu/stories/to-boldly-go
3)  http://supervillainnetwork.com/boldly-go-where-no-musical-has-gone-before/
4)  http://www.usapublicdata.com/newspaper/cw0Jat6Kv/
5)  http://caltechcampuspubs.library.caltech.edu/2947/1/Issue%2020,%202015-16.pdf

April 15, 2017New Release from aboard the Starship Melbourne, (Golden Age, Adult fans, sets, costumes, props) "The Hunt," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSRaT2jjPNE(1:11).  For other films, both regular and short, set aboard the Starship Melbourne, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/68.html

April 12, 2017Major New Release, English subtitles for Episode 1 of Star Trek Diplomacy. (Czech with green screens, costumes, adult fans, special effects, props, partial sets).  Episode 1 and 2 can be downloaded from (in English) http://startrekdiplomacy.com/downloads?lng=en or (in Czech) http://startrekdiplomacy.com/downloads?lng=cs as follows:
pizode 1 - s01e01 - Government Gambity - STD01-s01e01_Vladni_rosady-720p.mp4 subtitles EN
Epizode 2 - s01e02 - Complete Report - STD02-s01e02_Uplne_hlaseni-720p.mp4
Length of Episode 1: 17:55
Length of Episode 2:  22:12

To play Episode 1 with English subtitles easily, download the free open source VLC media player, available here: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html.  For more information about Star Trek: Diplomacy including its Czech language audio introduction, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/141.html

April 5, 2017Major New Release from Potemkin Pictures, aboard the Starship Tristan, (Golden Age, Adult Fans, costumes, green screens, props, sets, location shooting) "The Monsters Are With Us," You Tube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_cOyhnygSM(14:17) or Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/211617277(14:18).  For previously released adventures aboard the Starship Tristan, as well as other Star Trek Fan series being produced by Potemkin Pictures, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/32.html.  For their completed series, Project Potemkin, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/31.html.

April 2, 2017Major New Release from Star Trek Continues, Episode 8, "Still Trends The Shadow"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQeO5uuUbH4(54:11) or https://vimeo.com/210024763(54:11).   For all of Star Trek Continues previous episodes, and links to their pages and awards, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/27.html

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Headline News for March, 2017

March 29, 2017New Release from Starfleet Studios, (Silver Age, Adult Fans, costumes, props, green screens, partial sets) Raven: Voyager Continues, Episode 2, Derelict https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lb1mbKarFs8(9:02).  For prior releases about Raven: Voyager Continues, and other information about Starfleet Studios, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/95.html.

Discussion and Reviews:
1)  http://www.sgvtribune.com/arts-and-entertainment/20160221/the-caltech-musical-parody-of-star-trek-you-never-knew-you-always-wanted-is-here
2)  http://legacy.umn.edu/stories/to-boldly-go
3)  http://supervillainnetwork.com/boldly-go-where-no-musical-has-gone-before/
4)  http://www.usapublicdata.com/newspaper/cw0Jat6Kv/
5)  http://caltechcampuspubs.library.caltech.edu/2947/1/Issue%2020,%202015-16.pdf

March 25, 2017Major New Release from Starship Melbourne, (Live Action, Adult fans, sets, costumes, Golde Age) Part 1 of their introductory episode, "Storm Front,"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YP1CP3z41g(11:26).  For other information about Starship Melbourne including a prior short release, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/68.html

A Review: http://www.road-rash.co.uk/short/stormfront-part-1-review/#.WOHWoDvyuUn

March 22, 2017Newly Released Teen Trek from 1988.  From Kenny Smith, (Part 1 is posted, Part 2 is lost). Star Trek: Operation Destruct Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74NIGFSsL84(11:43).  Because Part 2 is lost, this is permanently listed as (AA) at http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/213.html, Films (and audio) which I can't find, link to, or offer a way to see.

March 5, 2017Major New Release from Audio Producer, 4th Starveling Audio, Episode 1 of Star Trek Tales from the Border, One World's Monsters, Part 2,' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gh_NnbHJAGQ(53:24).  For Part 1 of this Episode 1 of Star Trek Tales from the Border, and more than 4 dozen other audio dramas, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/247.html,

March 4, 2017.  New Release, A commercial, from Harold Gwatney Chevrolet (A Dealer):  https://www.facebook.com/gwatneychev/videos/1291879134224833/(1:19).  For more professional parodies, tributes, commercial, instruction and exercise videos, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/218.html.

March 3, 2017New Release, Professional Parodies, Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot Obamacare Replacement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQI06jiNsR8(1:48).  For more Professional Parodies which involve Star Trek, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/218.html

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Headline News for February, 2017


February 24, 2017Major New Release, from Starship Swiftwind, (formerly Star Trek Absolution) (Silver Age, Animation, UK) Episode 3: "Any Port In A Storm," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBatOq9YZaE(37:30).  For previous episodes of Starship Swiftwind(released as  Star Trek Absolution) as well as Solarbaby's (Caithlin's) extensive work on prior series, see http://startrekreviewed-goanimate.blogspot.com/2011/10/solarbaby.html

February 17, 2017Major New ReleaseStar Trek: CATastrophe, (Golden Age, Adult fans, Cats, costumes, props, TOS bridge set, room set up as the planet below, CGI.) Jim and Spock have been transformed into cats who can communicate telepathically.  The powerful creature who transformed them also threatens the Enterprise.  "The Transformation:"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSW6GukudD8(17:55).  For more about Star Trek: CATastrophe, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/67.html.

February 14, 2017Two New Releases:


(1)   Major New Release from Star Trek: Outlaws, an audio drama with a slide show, Episode 4, "The Narcissist's Dream," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ibc6vYhLtM(38:42).  For Star Trek: Outlaws' prior releases and more than four dozen other audio dramas, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/247.html

(2) New Release from Shadowstorm Studios, a short 'commercial' for Valentine's Day, "VGer for Women,"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xECE19z6V0I(0:31).  For more about planned releases from Shadowstorm Studios, see (B) under http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/210-websites-and-fan-film-makers.html.

February 13, 2017,  New Release from Starship Republic, their first film, a short film entitled, "Serpent of Yesterday." https://vimeo.com/198521556(9:00) or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1gvy_kewM4(9:00).  For more about Starship Republic and their permanent home see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/66.html

February 10, 2017New Release from Potemkin Pictures, "Departures," You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIXdPq0R0TU(7:50), Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/203951389(7:50)  a film set aboard the USS Tristan. For prior releases set aboard the USS Tristan and current series by Potemkin Pictures, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/32.html.  For their first. now complete, series, Project Potemkin, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/31.html

Also, Remastered Release from long-completed series, Star Trek: Hidden Frontier, "Old Wounds," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJtYTtiTcKY(25:14).  For the rest of this 50 episode series, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/101.html.

February 1, 2017Major New Release, One-Shot, "Chance Encounter" (Adult fans, live action, CGI, Silver Age, costumes, props, partial sets, green screens).  On You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuMFDtpjA3M (20:42).  For more about Chance Encounter, see its permanent home at http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/133.html.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Headline News for January, 2017

January 27, 2017Repost from Starship Grissom, an educational fan film series. (live action, adult fans, costumes, sets, CGI, props.)  The most female-dominated cast of any live-action series I've ever seen.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbExz32KcsA(15:08).  For more information about Starship Grissom, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/61.html

January 25, 2017Find, a short biography of  Physicist and Astronaut Ronald E. McNair, the second African-American in space. "Eyes on the Starshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okF5UGpivR8 (3:16).  He died in the Challenger disaster. For more films about Trekkers, Trekkies, and General Fandom, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/217.html

January 21, 2017Two Finds, an audio impression of Christopher Walken as a starship captain: The Walken Generation Ep. 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=2&v=oC3GpcLiHDQ (2:15).  For more short comedies and parodies, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/208.html

and a commercial: Computer learning:   Space Trek: The Search for Input Devices by SoftDev Interactive:
Part I:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsHm--ucuZ0&feature=related (7:01)
Part II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_le7naHoY4&feature=related  (8:33)
For more Professional parodies, commercials, and educational videos see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/218.html

January 14, 2017Two New Releases,

(1)   Major New Release from Potemkin Pictures, (Adult fans, Golden Age, costumes, sets, special effects, on-location shoots, some professional actors) an adventure aboard the USS Deimos, "The Archive," on You Tube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6szUUi2YWlE(11:33) on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/200447685.  For all prior film releases set aboard the USS Deimos, and other recent releases from Potemkin Pictures, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/32.html.  For their first. now complete, series, Project Potemkin, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/31.html

(2) New Release from Star Trek: The Night Shift, half parody, half commentary on TOS.  Season 2, Episode 14, "The Trouble with Tribbles," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUwU_U5jNGw (3:21).  For all of Season 1 and prior releases for Season 2, see the permanent page for Star Trek: The Night Shift,  http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/65.html.

January 11, 2017New Release from long-running Scottish Fan Film Starship Intrepid, (adult fans, costumes, location shoots, green screens, props, special effects), "Duty of Care," on Vimeo, https://vimeo.com/198911854(8:26) or on You Tube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTIouG2191U(8:26).  For all of Starship Intrepid's prior releases, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/109.html.

January 8, 2017New Release from  BroBraGar StudiosStar Trek Fanz, a 3-Stooges-like Parody of Star Trek, featuring what appears to be a family and kids.  Beyond GN-z11 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB-sFTnx7So(3:12).  For BroBraGar Studios prior Star Trek Fan Film releases see their permanent listing at http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/64.html.

January 4, 2017Major New Release from Potemkin Pictures, (Adult fans, Golden Age, costumes, sets, special effects, on-location shoots, some professional actors) an adventure aboard the USS Tristan, "Between Two Worlds,"on You Tube,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLWJll061fA(30:05) or on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/198137583(30:06).  For all prior film releases set aboard the USS Tristan, and other recent releases from Potemkin Pictures, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/32.html.  For their first. now complete, series, Project Potemkin, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/31.html

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Headline News for December, 2016


December 31, 2016Major New Release from Nature's Hunger, (Live action, costumes, green screens, adult fans, Golden Age) Season 7 Episode 7.3, "Sting of the Prosecution," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcW-CVE0jwc(14:58).  For all prior releases from Nature's Hunger see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/44.html








December 30, 2016,  New Release from Star Trek: The Night Shift, half parody, half commentary on TOS.  Season 2, Episode 14,  A Wolf in the Fold https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6Ow6eLdrAc(4:13).  For all of Season 1 and prior releases for Season 2, see the permanent page for Star Trek: The Night Shift,  http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/65.html.

December 29, 2016Major New Release from Starship Mojave, Animated, Golden Age, Episode 003, "Feeder,"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYGKF_dsCgY(29:42).  For all of Starship Mojave's prior releases see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/30.html.

December 27, 2016New Release from long-running audio drama, Starship Excelsior, "Impeccable Logic," click to download: http://starshipexcelsior.com/download/forceDownload.php?file_id=90.  For all of Starship Excelsior's prior releases, as well as more than four dozen other Audio Dramas, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/247.html.

December 24, 2016Two Major New Releases,


One, from Outpost, a long-running English-language Audio Drama by adult fans set in the Silver Age,  Episode 73, which is Episode 11 of Season 7, "Dark Tidings" released 12/24/2016, Listen or download here: https://giantgnome.com/2016/12/outpost-episode-73-dark-tidings/(58:34).  For all of the prior releases from Outpost, and more than four dozen other Audio Dramas, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/247.html.

Two, from Euderion, a long-running German language Star Trek fan film series set in the Silver Age, (Adult fans, costumes, props, green screens) "Euderion Infinity: Auf Asklepios Spurin" (In English: On Asklepios Trails)(Star Trek Fan Film) In German with English subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVGR-KFVVz4(28:50).  In German only:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQCDqPI_ZCE(28:50).   For prior releases from Euderion, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/93.htmlsee .  For more German language Star Trek Fan Films see: http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/220.html.

December 23, 2016New Release from Star Trek: The Night Shift, half parody, half commentary on TOS.  Season 2, Episode 13,  Obsession, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8U9u6Lrzxw (3:45)    For all of Season 1 and prior releases for Season 2, see the permanent page for Star Trek: The Night Shift,  http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/65.html.

December 21, 2016Find from Glenn Korn, "Star Trek Trump Parody."  A remix/recut with minor additions, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XevYDFKBJYE(4:12)  Put under Short Films Not Listed Elsewhere (ZD) because of its political nature. http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/207.html

December 18, 2016Major New Release from Tales from Ten Forward, formerly Drunken Star Trek, (live action, drunk Trekkies recount episodes, others act out what the drunk Trekkie says) their 4th film, Charlie X  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoXS0E8Oqxo(11:53).  For previous episodes of Tales from Ten Forward, as well as other films about Trekkies, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/217.html

December 17, 2016,  Newly and Recently Released, from BroBraGar Studios, 2 shorts from Star Trek Fanz, a 3-Stooges-like Parody of Star Trek, featuring what appears to be a family and kids, (1)
Star Trek Fanz, Spectre of the Sledge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LCB-GN0hVg (2:06) and (2)  The Real McCoys (REDOX) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwUL36MXIao (0:40).  For BroBraGar Studios prior Star Trek Fan Film releases see their permanent listing at http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/64.html

December 12, 2016Major New Release from Star Trek: Bohemia, (available only in Czech, costumes, greens screens, props, silver age) Episode 15 https://uloz.to/!TJunbRP0VYNE/star-trek-bohemia-1x15-exodus-avi (40:20); previously released but not Headlined, Episode 14 https://uloz.to/!BAX86d687/star-trek-bohemia-1x14-v-siti-avi(42:38).  For all prior releases from Star Trek: Bohemia, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/122.html

December 10, 2016Major New Release from Dark Armada (formerly Star Trek: Dark Armada) (Silver Age, Adult fans from The Netherlands speaking English, costumes, Green screens) their final episode, "Out of Time."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tV1-7jns6Q(31:20).  For more on Dark Armada, including all of their prior releases, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/80.html

December 10, 2016Major New Release from Starship Valiant, (Adult fans, live action, sets, costumes, CGI, Golden Age) "Crosses to Bear," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tweqgzAF6yA&t=117s(22:33).  For more information about Starship Valiant, including links to their prior releases, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/42.html.

December 9, 2016Major New Release from Euderion, (live action, adult actors, green screens, Silver Age) German with English subtitles, crossover with Aliens, Euderion v. Aliens, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIlnxcPVwNQ(18:45).  For more Star Trek Fan Films from Euderion, see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/93.html.  For more Franchise Crossover films see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/245.html.  For more German Language Star Trek Fan Films see http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/220.html.

December 7, 2016New Release, a pilot/proof of concept, "Demon World," for a proposed series, TAS Continues.  The producer is looking for animators interested in working on a non-recut series.  This pilot episode combines artwork from TAS and voices from a 1990s video game, https://vimeo.com/194298845 (11:39).  Until they produce a non-recut episode, the home of this release will be Blog 214, Fan Mash-ups and Recuts,  http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/214.html.

December 3, 2016New Release from Star Trek: The Night Shift, half parody, half commentary on TOS.  Season 2, Episode 12,  The Deadly Years, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms_ln3LWK-w(2:18).    For all of Season 1 and prior releases for Season 2, see the permanent page for Star Trek: The Night Shift,  http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/65.html.

December 1, 2016Newly and Recently Released, from BroBraGar Studios, 3 shorts from Star Trek Fanz, a 3-Stooges-like Parody of Star Trek, featuring what appears to be a family and kids, (1) Star Trek Fanz, The New Guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylha4U_OQ4I(0:40)(November 21, 2016) (2) Star Trek Fanz, Red Shirt Scientists  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzbkhdNznAc(0:22)(November 22, 2016) (3) Star Trek Fanz, Scotty's War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwS7oHVdi88(3:14)(December 1, 2016).  For their prior releases see their permanent listing at http://startrekreviewed.blogspot.com/2009/06/64.html