Third Star Trek Film to Feature Actual Trekking

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A major complaint surrounding Bad Robot's version of Star Trek has always been a lack of the exploratory element,  so nitpicky fans and haters of awesome things should rejoice with this latest little nugget of information provided by Director/Writer Roberto Orci on the Humans From Earth podcast (as reported by Collider): “They have set off on their five-year mission. So their adventure is going to be in deep space.” Orci goes on to suggest that the first two films were used to develop the … [Read more...]

Review: Monsters (2010)

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  Directed By: Gareth Edwards Written By: Gareth Edwards Starring: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able MPAA: Rated R Review: 3/4 Before he was tasked to reinvigorate the Godzilla franchise, British director Gareth Edwards had exactly one film under his belt: Monsters, a tale of survival, political unrest and giant alien squid monsters from who-knows-where.  Released in 2010, Monsters is indie-movie to the core; budgets were kept painstakingly low, special effects done completely … [Read more...]

Review: The Bay (2012)

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  Directed By: Barry Levinson Written By: Michael Wallach Starring: Kether Donohue, Kristen Connolly, Anthony Reynolds, Will Rogers, Frank Deal MPAA: Rated R Review: 2.5/4  There are too many found-footage films.  1999's Blair Witch Project started the trend, but most blame goes to Paranormal Activity, an infamous garbage heap of a movie that showed studios how to turn major profits from micro budgets.  Incohesive narratives just sort of became an inherent quality for most of … [Read more...]

Transformers 4 Opens with an Estimated $100 Million

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    The fourth installment of the seemingly infinite Transformers franchise has made an estimated $100 Million for its opening weekend domestic haul, according to Box Office Mojo.  It's the second biggest opening for the Michael Bay helmed franchise, slightly behind Revenge of the Fallen's $108 Million and slightly higher than Dark of the Moon's $97 Million opening numbers.  Reportedly the kickstart of a second Transformers trilogy, Age of Extinction has thus far made $200 … [Read more...]