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Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best 30 Films of 2009

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


Tuesday, January 5 2010

The Best Male Film Performances of 2009

Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.


Thursday, May 21 2009

Star Trek's Lost Legacy of Literary Pretension

What's a Kirk without Earth-poet Shakespeare? Has the awkward Star Trek quotation spat its last breath? Trek's lost legacy of literary pretension.


Sunday, April 26 2009

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.


Reviews

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?


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

Monday, May 19 2014

'Star' Dreck: Why Hiring Roberto Orci to Direct 'Star Trek 3' is a BAD Idea

Screenwriter Roberto Orci has no previous experience as a director. So naturally Paramount just hired him to direct Star Trek 3.


Monday, May 20 2013

An Open Letter to J. J. Abrams: 'Star Wars' Ain't 'Star Trek'

Just a reminder that revamping the Star Wars universe won't be as simple as tackling the once tired Star Trek franchise. One's for thinkers. The other's for doers.


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.


A Shortage of Villainy (Short Ends and Leader) [7.May.09]
Trek on Trek: Demo-Gratification (Short Ends and Leader) [6.May.09]
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]
Superbowl Star Trek Trailer (Mixed Media) [1.Feb.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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