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Star Trek Camwhores

Last Friday was the preview of Star Trek, and AMBP had organised a gathering of Trekkies, Trekkers, and Bloggers. This was the second AMBP gathering I attended, last year here.

The event was emceed by the very capable DJs from Red FM
Red FM JD and Dilly

and of course Trekkies/ers were in evidence
Trekkies with missing phaser

There was a treasure hunt organised, which I thought was pretty well put together - but I was by myself and it took well longer than I expected, so I had no chance to win the Gopher GPS which was the first prize. While I was going around the mall searching for clues I saw these happy shoppers :-)
Shoppers sleeping in One Utama shopping mall

I also met Horng, KY,Suanie and Josh Lim! There were bloggers everywhere!

Afterwards, we took the opportunity to camwhore with Captain Kirk's chair


Then Serge Norguard had the idea to imitate this picture:
Star Trek bridge

So we tried (thanks Kruel74 for the picture)
Julian Hopkins and Serge Norguard posing as Star Trek actors

What’s funny is that afterwards I found out that Horng, KY and somebody had tried the same thing before :-) (Picture curi from Suanie)
Horng and KY pose as Star Trek

Bloggers' minds think alike, apparently!

Anyway, everything was running a bit late, so I left to get some food before the film started. I liked the film - I'm not a Star Trek fan, but I like science fiction, and it was well done. I'd recommend it if you like science fiction, and there's a lot of action (but not too violent or anything) too - but don’t take my word for it, check out Bernardc's review - or if you can’t be bothered reading it, check out his and other bloggers' interviews by TheStarOnline.tv :-)



Here are some 'the making of' shots from the interview ;-)


OK that's it! Here are some other posts on the AMBP event, please tell me if I've missed any.
• As Good As It Gets: Another movie preview : Star Trek
• dude.from.monkey.land: theStarOnline asked Zhao
• Fatty’s Fantasies: AMBP Star Trek First Contact - The Trivia & The Lucky Draw; AMBP Star Trek First Contact - The Movie!
• Green Tea World!!: WHAT AN INTERVIEW
• Plus Size Kitten: Mother's Day at 1Utama
• Rants of Orang Terbang: AMBP Gathering for Star Trek
• sTiLL mY verY verY hiToMi: AMBP 3rd GatheriNg & star TreK screeNing @ one Utama - 010509
• There’s no blog: Star Trek…

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Bernard on :

Movie critic career is launched but it is still far away to go!! and its not easy to get many readership though...
No matter what, will continue the efforts...thanks man!! :-D

julian on :

Keep it up! :-) Maybe try talking to Vin Sen from Cinema Online??

kruel74 on :

Nice coverage there and thanks for my pic...

julian on :

Thanks :-) Pity you didn't make it onto the video, but you looked very professional!

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