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This reminds me of the dying Star Trek fan who got to see the JJ film before release... in that everyone needs to shut up about how amazing it is that they did it. It's just a movie, so when they talk about all the security and legal blah blah they had to bravely cut through, it offends me. The dude created a… » 8/04/14 7:32am 8/04/14 7:32am

Having worked on one of these high-profile Trek fan films, I'm always a little skeptical. The creators of these things usually have good talent and a positive attitude, but end up biting off more then they can chew, and hope that goodwill from Trek fans will fill in the cracks. » 7/31/14 10:40am 7/31/14 10:40am

I even think the PR surrounding this one labeled it as a soft reboot of the 90s-TNG-style Stargate continuity, which was seen as strategically smart at the time, in the wake of the critical fawning over BSG: » 7/29/14 12:49pm 7/29/14 12:49pm

Since I'm actually old enough to remember when this happened, I must point out that his "normal" makeover was actually a costume, and part of a joke that many people at the time fell for. He didn't even cut his trademark hair (it's hidden under a wig). » 7/17/14 11:22am 7/17/14 11:22am

The snarky preamble to this implies that Microsoft is laying off workers because it's struggling. News flash: it's not. This is what happens when one big company buys another. The remaining layoffs seem honestly part of a strategy to reduce MS's famed bureaucracy that everyone always complains about. » 7/17/14 11:09am 7/17/14 11:09am