For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock

DVD - 2016
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of Leonard Nimoy and the enduring appeal of his alter ego, Mr. Spock, as told by his son, Adam Nimoy.

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Derringer
Mar 31, 2018

(*Memorable "Spock" quote*) - "Live long and prosper."

If you l-o-v-e Spock (aka. Leonard Nimoy) - Then - You really gotta see "For the Love of Spock".

Nimoy had played the Spock character for 50 years - And, I think that you will agree with me - He portrayed his beloved alter-ego perfectly.

Through stills, rare film-footage, and interviews with both Nimoy family members and those who had worked around him - Nimoy is unanimously looked upon, by one and all, with the greatest of admiration and respect.

This intriguing and informative documentary is, indeed, a labour of love that was directed by Adam Nimoy, Leonard's grown son (who clearly shows a striking resemblance to his father).

*Note* - In 2015 - Leonard Nimoy (83 at the time) died from incurable lung disease.

(*Memorable "Spock" quote*) - "Live long and prosper."

If you l-o-v-e Spock (aka. Leonard Nimoy) - Then - You really gotta see "For the Love of Spock".

Nimoy had played the Spock character for 50 years - And, I think that you will agree with me - He portrayed his beloved alter-ego perfectly.

Through stills, rare film-footage, and interviews with both Nimoy family members and those who had worked around him - Nimoy is unanimously looked upon, by one and all, with the greatest of admiration and respect.

This intriguing and informative documentary is, indeed, a labour of love that was directed by Adam Nimoy, Leonard's grown son (who clearly shows a striking resemblance to his father).

*Note* - In 2015 - Leonard Nimoy (83 at the time) died from incurable lung disease.

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phillipsrk
Nov 04, 2017

This is also available on Kanopy as of November 3 2017.

https://virl.kanopystreaming.com/video/love-spock?utm_medium=display&utm_source=go-to-library&utm_campaign=virl

A great tribute to a remarkable man, and his challenging relationship with Alcohol and nicotine. Gives me incentive to go and chase up some of his Star Trek movies which I was only peripherally aware of.

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EclecticGal
Aug 06, 2017

Loved It! This is a must watch for fans! RIP Leonard Nimoy.

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Charmed03
Jul 18, 2017

Excellent bio on Lenard/Spock. It's a wonderful tribute to the man and the Character.

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thebritlass
May 09, 2017

What a wonderful tribute to an amazing, all-too-human, actor, as well as to one of the most "fascinating" characters ever created.

coloradobuck Apr 22, 2017

If you have ever felt left out or like an "alien" in a strange place, you'll enjoy this documentary. Fascinating look at how a character is developed over time as well. And if you are a "Trekkie", this is a MUST. Live long and prosper.

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duane767
Apr 17, 2017

This documentary is a love letter for Star Trek fans. It's worthy of any fan's collection.

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coralsky
Mar 08, 2017

A joy to watch and remember. May we all live long and prosper.

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BridgettM
Feb 19, 2017

This is an interesting and loving tribute to the Star Trek character Spock and Leonard Nimoy, the great man and artist who played him. The documentary was directed by his son Adam Nimoy. I recommend it for both Trekkies and non-Trekkies. I've probably seen only one Star Trek episode in its entirety and none of the movies, and I still enjoyed For the Love of Spock.

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