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Posts Tagged ‘Star Trek: Generations’

McDowell And Dorn At Generations Screening

Thursday, April 10th, 2014


Malcolm McDowell and Michael Dorn will be in person at a screening of Star Trek: Generations on Tuesday, April 15.

The screening is part of the Malcolm McDowell Q&A Screening Series, which takes place at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.


McDowell: Kirk Death Meant Death Threats

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Malcolm McDowell didn’t like the way Captain Kirk was killed off and neither did some fans, some of whom expressed their displeasure towards McDowell himself.

Even though plenty of people didn’t like the death of Kirk as it was originally filmed, including both William Shatner and Patrick Stewart, the studio didn’t act on those complaints until a test screening revealed deep dissatisfaction from the audience.


McDowell: Killing a TV Icon

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Malcolm McDowell played Dr. Tolian Soran, the man responsible for the death of James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Generations, but he’s not a fan of how Kirk died.

There was no hesitation on McDowell’s part when it came to accepting the role of Soran though. “I thought, ‘Well, this is a good part.’ I think that’s what I felt immediately,” said McDowell.


Carson: Directing Trek – The Good And The Bad

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Although David Carson directed gems such as Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Yesterday’s Enterprise, he also worked on Star Trek: Generations, where he found the proposed mode of death for James T. Kirk to be unacceptable.

Carson began his Trek career with The Next Generation‘s The Enemy. “I was in England and I didn’t know Star Trek,” he explained. “When I was told that I had an interview for the thing, I said, ‘Oh yes, what’s Star Trek?’ My agents went, ‘You don’t know what Star Trek is? You’d better go down to the video store and get the thing out and have a look at it.”


Berman: TNG Movie Hits And Misses

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In looking back at the four Star Trek: The Next Generation movies, Rick Berman sees where things went right and where mistakes were made, but the response to Star Trek: Nemesis baffles him.

In Star Trek: Generations; Berman, Brannon Braga and Ron Moore made the jump from a television series to a movie, but angered both Leonard Nimoy and original series fans.