Zachary Quinto, best known as the villain Syler in the popular TV series .Quinto is a half-breed himself, half-Italian, half-Irish.The movie starts with a bang, with a truly emotional event, and keeps up the excitement right up to the end. He walked this tightrope well, mixing loving respect for the original while adding fresh and fun improvisations on the iconic characters for a post-modern age. The music of Alexander Courage is peppered throughout the movie.The writing is both smart and lovingly detailed at times, and there are genuinely touching scenes of realization and revelation. Yes, this is the prequel, as it were, of the original show — how the original crew met up at Starfleet Academy. It is also a reboot of the franchise, in the same way as Batman and James Bond have gotten a fresh start, decades after the original movie series began. Many Trekkies, Trekkers and Trek junkies may bemoan the fact that this movie does not stick strictly to “Star Trek canon” — for example, this Spock raises his one — but there is a reasonable explanation given for this. He did the original score of the TV show and I had the privilege of seeing him in the Bay Area at a space music concert.Today I ran into a liberal, left leaning friend, a Green party activist who disdains everything establishment. Well, the Rules and Bylaws Committee must weigh at least three competing agendas from three conflicting corners when it meets this weekend at Washington's Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Let's meet halfway: punish these scofflaw states (somehow) for breaking the rules, give Clinton whatever she wants in Florida and split Michigan 50-50.We begin to talk about the county continuing mess and out of the blue he says, “With it all, the one good thing is that Petrilla is the real deal”. On Saturday, the DNC's Rules and Bylaws Committee will meet in our nation's capital to resolve the dispute over Florida and Michigan, the two states stripped of their delegates for defying the party and holding primaries before Feb. First up is Hillary Clinton, who, according to aides, wants two things: a) full delegations seated from each state and b) the delegates apportioned according to the precise popular vote--meaning that Clinton would get 73 delegates from Michigan and Obama, whose name wasn't on the ballot, would get (drumroll, please) zero. Stephanie Tubbs Jones and Corrine Brown leading the chorus of "count every vote"--except, of course, Obama's. "We don't think it's fair to seat them fully because we both lived by these rules and pledged to abide by them," campaign manager David Plouffe has said. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life-forms and new civilizations; to boldly go where no one has gone before.As I mentioned in my earlier article, usually even-numbered movies are better than odd-numbered ones: but not with this eleventh movie — unless you want to call it what it really is, Star Trek 0.
Having the opportunity to meet with and work with Leonard Nimoy, who approved his casting, he learned his mannerisms, like holding his hands behind his back, his erect and still posture, and his measured and stoic composure.However, do not be surprised if this goes to the Credentials Committee at the Convention in Denver.Nigerian forces capture Port Harcourt and form a ring around Biafrans.He gives a remarkable performance, having some critics saying “a star is born.” He does make it happen and is believable in the role.Like me, and George Takei (the original Sulu), and John Cho (the new Sulu), Pine went to school at the University of California, Berkeley — where we were all bitten by the acting bug.