Link Tank: The 1979 Star Trek Movie is Boldly Going into a Higher Definition

Star Trek is getting an HD restoration, you can change your location in Pokémon Go, Val Kilmer opens up, and more on Link Tank!

To boldly go where no one has gone before… Star Trek: The Motion Picture will be available to stream on Paramount+ in 4K Ultra HD.

“Robert Wise’s ‘Director’s Edition’ of the 1979 original Star Trek film will soon be ‘prepared for presentation in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and a new Dolby Atmos soundtrack,’ according to the official Star Trek website. The whole process will reportedly take between six to eight months and will then debut exclusively on Paramount+, which has basically become the home for most things Star Trek these days.”

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From Top Gun to Batman and now battling throat cancer, take a deeper look into the emotional true story of Hollywood’s own Val Kilmer.

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“Val Kilmer has always been one of Hollywood’s more fascinating performers. He’s not perfect, he has a long history in the business, and he for sure hasn’t been an angel his entire life, but he’s one of the most talented actors of our generation. From playing Bruce Wayne to Jim Morrison and beyond, he’s brought us iconic film after iconic film, and now, in a new documentary made from footage that Kilmer filmed himself, we get a look into the performer as he now battles throat cancer.”

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Female superhero stories have finally broken into the mainstream, but what’s next for them after Black Widow?

“When it comes to Marvel’s newest film, Black Widow, you have to dig a little to describe its laudable ‘firsts.’ It isn’t the first female-directed superhero movie (Wonder Woman), or the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first female-fronted film (Captain Marvel). It wasn’t even going to be the first female-fronted superhero movie to come out in 2020, since both Birds of Prey and Wonder Woman 1984 beat it to the draw (Black Widow’s Friday release date reflects its many pandemic-related delays).”

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With that new OLED update around the corner, here are the best games you can buy for the Nintendo Switch right now.

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“How’s this for a fun fact? In November 2020, the same month Sony and Microsoft released much-anticipated next-gen consoles, the Switch outsold every other console in the United States. Those who’ve recently hopped on board the Nintendo bandwagon might be faced with a question as old as the universe: ‘What should I play?’ We, the writers and editors of Kotaku, can help. Nintendo’s versatile hybrid features one of the most wide-ranging libraries out there. To help narrow things down, we’ve pinpointed the dozen best games for the Nintendo Switch.”

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Wait… you can do that? Here’s how you can change your location in Pokémon Go.

“Pokémon Go is one of the most popular mobile games to date, still going strong even after five years. Unfortunately, some countries prevent you from fully enjoying or even getting the game. Because of this, you have to find other ways to play. If you change your location, Pokémon Go can become accessible. This is done via VPNs and third-party apps. Let’s take a look at how you can access Pokémon Go and virtually travel around the world.”

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From Robert Downey Jr. to Margot Robbie, these actors were born to play their iconic parts.

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“Sometimes, a role is made for an actor, and when I say made, I don’t mean that someone sat down and wrote the role for this actor. I mean that this role was destined by fate to be acted out by this person in particular, and no one, no matter how hard they try, can ever fully encompass the energy that this actor exuded while taking on this character.”

Read more at The Mary Sue