Thursday, March 22, 2012
Today marks the 81st birthday of William Shatner. I was tempted to celebrate by posting something goofy, a clip of Shatner's infamous performance of Rocket Man or whatever, but instead I decided to post this clip from Shatner's directorial debut, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. While it's widely (and accurately) regarded as the worst of the Trek films featuring the original cast, it does contain a handful of really effective scenes, such as the one above. Let's all gather around the campfire for one more evening with Kirk, Spock and Bones. Happy 81st, Captain.
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