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Thursday, May 16 2013

‘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.


Wednesday, January 20 2010

Star Trek (2009)

Stylish, action-packed, and a helluva lot of fun. What was the last Star Trek film you could truly say that about?


Friday, May 8 2009

The original Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy, goes ‘home’


Monday, December 1 2008

Star Trek:  The Original Series – Series 3 Remastered

TV’s first and most ambitious space opera closes out its original run with brave, ham-handed, unintentionally hilarious philosophizing on race, gender, truth and beauty…beam me up, Scotty.


Sunday, October 7 2007

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.


Sunday, September 23 2007

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Why is this 1978 remake so scary? It turns the urge to find oneself into a seemingly horrifying proposition: is individuality really all that special, and how far would you go to protect it?


Wednesday, June 20 2007

Part 4: Challenging Convention

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.


Monday, December 13 2004

Star Trek: The Original Series - Season Three

Star Trek remains enjoyable today in ways that other, similarly important or influential shows do not.


Wednesday, September 29 2004

Star Trek: The Original Series - The Complete First Season

Star Trek's message of 'tolerance' is highlighted in the few episodes that explicitly showcase the dangers of racism and bigotry.


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