Articles tagged john cho

8 May 2009 // 2:33 AM

Star Trek

The much-anticipated movie reintroduces all the characters from the franchise’s first iteration, but its most intense and rewarding focus is friendship between Kirk and Spock.

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7 May 2009 // 9:50 AM

A Shortage of Villainy

While director Abrams' handling of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman's propulsive screenplay is sleek and spiffy, to say the least, it ultimately hews far closer to his television work than might have been wise for a big-screen reboot.

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7 May 2009 // 5:37 AM

Meet the cast and crew of ‘Star Trek’

Here’s a quick look at the “Star Trek” crew. James T. Kirk Played by: Chris Pine Originally played by: William Shatner You know Pine

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Changing of the guard: Zachary Quinto takes over the role of Spock in ‘Star Trek’

LOS ANGELES — There was a time, not long after the original run of the television series “Star Trek,” when Leonard Nimoy tried to distance himself

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6 May 2009 // 2:02 AM

Karl Urban fleshes out a younger Bones in ‘Star Trek’

For several years now, New Zealand-born Karl Urban has been the guy filmmakers turned to if a character had to ride a horse, chuck a

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New ‘Trek’ Should Live Long and Prosper

Talk about questionable prospects! Who could ever imagine that Paramount, preservers of Gene Roddenberry’s seminal Star Trek empire, would mount a massive reboot of

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As Captain Kirk in the new ‘Star Trek’ film, actor has a big uniform to fill

LOS ANGELES - Chris Pine’s life will never be the same. He’s been a working actor for the past half decade, with credits

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4 May 2009 // 4:36 AM

Retracing My ‘Trek’ Steps

It started with a sign. Strike that, with a bumper sticker. Everyday, as I walked to school, I would pass the house at the end

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4 May 2009 // 3:04 AM

‘Star Trek’ journey boldly starts anew

Faran Tahir was just a boy when it happened, but he distinctly remembers that his younger brother was born on a Thursday. “My big fear

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26 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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12 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.

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Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantánamo Bay

As before, the adventures of Harold and Kumar are essentially an illogical, sometimes funny, and most often dead-on tour of U.S. race relations.

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‘Harold & Kumar’ make an encore appearance, at… Guantanamo Bay

John Cho and Kal Penn, who portray the troublemaking twosome at the heart of the 2004 cult hit “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,” admit

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30 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

Harold and Kumar isn't pushing a political polemic, yet it still manages to be an odd achievement.

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30 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

Better Luck Tomorrow (2003)

'There are so many things that typify growing up in Southern California in the late '70s and early '80s. Miniature golf.'"

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24 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Better Luck Tomorrow (2003)

To even things up, perhaps, or because he's bored, or because it's so easy, Ben cheats.

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11 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Better Luck Tomorrow (2003)

'It is not 'just' a movie. What hinges on this release is so much larger than the film itself.'"

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