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H.G. Wells' original masterpiece now includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on the author, a list of further reading, and detailed notes. Famous for the mistaken panic that ensued from Orson Welles' 1938 radio dramatization, "The War of the Worlds" remains one of the most influential of all science fiction works.
3) Star trek
On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien vessel. He was searching for Ambassador Spock, who is a child on Vulcan, disdained by his neighbors for his half-human nature. Twenty years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Christopher Pike to fulfill his potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan...
The biggest movie and TV franchise of all time, Star Trek spawned more than 700 TV episodes and twelve films. Creator Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future helped inspire today's scientists to develop the first scientific principles of teleportation, the creation of artificial intelligence, androids, and more. Now, scientists, series producers, the first Trekkies, and Spock himself, Leonard Nimoy, provide new insights into a show that inspired audiences...
Filmy spores fall from space over San Francisco, and the city blossoms with beautiful new flora. People take the flowers home and as they sleep, the plants creep over them, devouring their bodies and stealing their identities--including their emotions, their uniqueness and their souls.
In the wake of Spock's ultimate act of sacrifice, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise returns to Earth from the newly formed Genesis planet. There crew learns that life back home will not be easier: Scotty gets reassigned, Bones appears to be going insane, and the Enterprise is to be decommissioned. It is only when Kirk is confronted by Spock₂s father that he learns his old friend may have another chance at life if the crew can survive the Klingon...
REMEMBERING LEONARD NIMOY is a loving and very personal tribute to the life and career of Leonard Nimoy, the prolific actor and director who is best known for playing Spock in Star Trek. Produced and directed by his daughter Julie and son-in-law David Knight, the film reveals stories from his childhood growing up in Boston in the 1930s and 1940s, anecdotes from his early career in Hollywood, and a snapshot of Nimoy's big break-out role on the popular...
Paul Baroni, (Leonard Nimoy in his first leading role) known as Monk because of his misshapen face, is part of a N.Y. street gang. He becomes a professional fighter and rises to the heights of success in the sordid world of boxing. Filmed against a background of real boxers, gold-digging sex kittens, crooked gamblers and the mob! Jack Larson, TV'S original Jimmy Olsen on Superman is also featured.
Petra, a stone city of temples and tombs carved deep into stark cliffs in Jordan, was the center of life two thousand years ago for a people called the Nabateans. Archaeologists excavate evidence of a highly sophisticated society and discover answers to questions about Nabatean beliefs, customs, and destinies.
A massive alien presence of enormous power enters Federation space destroying three powerful Klingon cruisers and neutralizing everything in its path. As it heads towards Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk returns to the helm of an updated U.S.S. Enterprise and sets course to meet the aggressor head-on.
Branded as fugitives by the Federation they swore to protect, the crew dutifully returns to Earth to face charges for crimes committed in the course of rescuing a resurrected Spock, but while en route, they learn that Earth is being ravaged by a strange alien probe demanding a response from a life form that no longer exists.
The story of a boy's rise to king of the Hebrews and the glory and suffering that result. David is a boy tending sheep when the prophet Samuel declares that David will be king. After David defeats the mighty Goliath, King Saul becomes jealous of David's fame, forcing David to flee for his life. After Saul kills himself following a lost battle, David becomes king. A story of pain and betrayal but also of forgiveness and grace.
16) I am not Spock
For years now, Leonard Nimoy has lived with an extraterrestrial who occupied his body, wore his face, used his voice. Only he can know what it means and feels like to be Mr. Spock, the Vulcan officer of the Starship Enterprise. I Am Not Spock reveals what it was like to be so identified with a role that it becomes a part of you. Spock is the most intriguing character on Star Trek for many reasons. Leonard Nimoy tells of his reactions to the many aspects...
The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers when it comes up against Khan, a genetically enhanced conqueror of late 20th century Earth who has escaped his prison and has set his sights on capturing Project Genesis and destroying Kirk.
19) I am Spock
Leonard Nimoy's portrayal of the ever-logical Vulcan, Mr. Spock, is one of the most recognizable, loved, and pervasive characterizations in modern popular culture. His single raised eyebrow, the curiosity with which he said "fascinating" at an emotional outbreak, the endless ways he pointed out the illogic of human foibles, have gone down in the history of entertainment as defining one of the true icons of the last several decades. Now, in his long-awaited...
A renegade Vulcan with a startling secret hijacks the U.S.S. Enterprise in order to find a mythical planet. Kirk and his crew set out to stop a madman in an adventure that takes them to the center of the universe and, perhaps, before the face of God. With the crew under Vulcan control, the captain must rely on an unlikely alliance to save the galaxy.