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Star Trek Into Darkness: Light on the Darkness but Still a Fun Ride

The multi-hyphenate JJ Abrams, writer-director-producer-ADHD wunderkind, pulled off quite the coup 4 years ago when he skillfully revived a beloved franchise even ardent fans thought was toe up. Abrams admitted he’d never seen the show, yet he managed to capture … Continue reading

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The Life of Pi: Allegory in 3D

Yann Martel’s book club darling Life of Pi was long considered unfilmable because of the esoteric nature of the storytelling–and the starring role of a big tiger. But Taiwanese-born director Ang Lee not only took on the challenge, he did … Continue reading

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Prometheus: Not Exactly Fire Stolen From the Gods

I get it. It’s hard to come up with anything new in sci fi, let alone drum up something revelatory out of an iconic movie franchise like the Alien series. (Well, the first two were iconic. The fourth, Alien Resurrection, … Continue reading

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