Articles tagged karl urban

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: Dick Cheney’s Legacy

Benedict Cumberbatch's John Harrison is at once the most compelling and least predictable figure amid a dauntingly predictable ensemble.

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8 May 2009 // 3:33 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 // 10:50 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 // 6:37 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 // 3:02 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 // 5:36 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 // 4:04 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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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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13 Jan 2008 // 3:00 AM

Comanche Moon

The most outrageous and most pleasurable element in Comanche Moon, Inish Scull (Val Kilmer) is also its strangest, least plausible, and most convincing incarnation of "history."

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21 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

Pathfinder

Pathfinder is like building a time machine to watch Sunday-afternoon cable in 1987.

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13 Apr 2007 // 2:55 AM

Pathfinder (2007)

Boasting a prettified brutality that rivals that of 300, Pathfinder also explores a similar theme, the manly pursuit of revenge at any cost.

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25 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Doom (2005)

The marines' mission is one of those 'bug hunts' made spectacular and more or less requisite for these sorts of movies by James Cameron's Aliens.

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22 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

Embodying the ruthlessness of the eat-its-own CIA (as well as the entertainment industry), Bourne isn't seeking revenge in the usual sense.

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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

The return of Riddick (Vin Diesel) begins with lots of noise.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Price of Milk (2001)

Whether or not you enjoy The Price of Milk is largely dependent on your reaction to the following running gag: stricken by an unbearable case

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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