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Thursday, May 7 2009

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.


Blogs

Tuesday, May 12 2009

Battle Beyond the 'Star's: The 'Wars' vs. 'Trek' Prequel Debate

Thanks to how surprisingly success J.J. Abrams was in reinventing the franchise, the residents of Skywalker Ranch can't sit on their laurels quite yet.


Monday, May 11 2009

'Star' Tracking: The Meaning of $77 Million

While it's not Dark Knight money (though many print reports love to tout some obscure Batman record this Trek beat), it's definitely Christopher Nolan level acclaim.


Sunday, May 10 2009

The Abrams 'Effect'

J. J. Abrams has clearly touched a significant segment of the populace with his paean to the adventures of the Starship Enterprise. Whether it's just a filmmaking fluke, or something more significant, remains open for debate.


Thursday, May 7 2009

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.


Wednesday, May 6 2009

Trek on Trek: Demo-Gratification

They say it takes all kinds. That's definitely true of a Summer blockbuster. Movies like The Dark Knight or Transformers don't just 'happen'. Their success


New 'Trek' Should Live Long and Prosper (Short Ends and Leader) [4.May.09]
Retracing My 'Trek' Steps (Short Ends and Leader) [4.May.09]

News

Thursday, May 7 2009

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 from:


Wednesday, May 6 2009

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


Tuesday, May 5 2009

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


Monday, May 4 2009

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 that range


Sunday, May 3 2009

‘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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