Did you have a golden ticket? Did you have a golden twinkle in your eye? Well Women Talk Sci Fi did. Join Gerri and guest presenter Marlene whilst they attend the world premiere of the new Star Trek movie. Don't miss the red carpet interviews with Eric Bana and Zachary Quinto as well as in in depth interview with Richard Arnold.
Gerri and Eugenia talk about robots, androids and the odd dalek or two. They look at the history of the machine man/woman from the first in Sci Fi films the newly released and remastered, Metropolis from madman.com.au to today. They have an interview with one of the genres most loved character actors, the engaging and fascinating Brent Spiner who played the android Data in Star Trek The Next Generation! Thanks go to Scott and Diana Liston from First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au .
Eugenia and Gerri got to interview not only one of Star Trek: The Next Generation icons, but three of them. In this first interview of a three part The Next Generation series they interview LeVar Burton otherwise known as Geordie LaForge, the Chief Engineer of the USS Enterprise. They also discuss the Chief Engineers of all the Star Trek incarnations. They caught up with LeVar at the First Contact Convention www.firstcontactconventions.com.au in Melbourne Australia.
The Star Trek Movie review that we have all been waiting. Hear what the Women Talk Sci Fi girls thought of the new reincarnation of Star Trek. Not only is there a review but there is a fantastic interview with the new Bones McCoy, Karl Urban.
This podcast by Eugenia and Gerri is the last in their trilogy of Star Trek: The Next Generation icons (for now anyway). They had the pleasure of talking to Marina Sirtis who played Counsellor Deanna Troi at First Contact Conventions Oz Trek 3. They discuss the character of Troi and the contributions she made to the ship and crew of the Enterprise and then you get to listen to the delightful Marina as she talks about her involvement in Star Trek, her life and impending projects. Visit www.firstcontactconventions.com.au for some great upcoming conventions.
In Search Of... Cool Trek
Submitted by Writer X on April 22, 2009 at 22:09 pm
The clock is ticking until the public release of the born again Star Trek movie. So Gerri and Eugenia are madly trying to cram everything in before the big event. So you guessed, it this is another Star Trek podcast. What a cool podcast it is though with none other than J.J. Abrams as the main focus of today's podcast. It isn't just all interviews with the rich and famous though. You get to spend a day in the life of a podcast reporter. Find out what really happens behind the scenes of the media frenzy. The core of this podcast is the J.J. Abrams interview though. He seems to be a very levelheaded man with a passion for good stories. It doesn't matter if it is Star Trek or not just that the story evokes an emotional response. Some of you might cry that nothing is more important than Star Trek. I believe though that J.J Abrams has really grasped what Gene Roddenberry envisioned for Star Trek. It's not a show for flashy special effects and cool gadgets. It's a platform designed to tell you a story. One with meaning, filled with optimism and hope for the future. Whilst J.J. Abrams freely admits he was not a Star Trek fan when he started this project he also freely admits that the Roddenberry vision has roped him in. Star Trek will do that to anyone who wants to desperately believe that humanity will ultimately make it. In J.J. Abrams own words that very optimism that has made Trekkie's so uncool is set for a reversal. Optimism and hope is the new black. It's not all about J.J Abrams though, there is also a red carpet interview with producer Bryan Burke. Over all this is a great podcast especially for those interested in the people who work behind the cameras.
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