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Movie Review: Star Trek: Into Darkness

Movie Review: Star Trek: Into Darkness

J.J. Abrams returns with the all-star cast of the 2009 reboot of ‘Star Trek’ for this inevitable second act. So how was it? Was it as good as the last movie? How did it compare to the original series, etc? Let’s first get one thing clear – as these more recent iterations of the Star Trek universe exist within an alternate timeline to that of the original(s), expect there to be some moments of hesitation in feeling satisfied with how […]

Movie Review: Oblivion

Movie Review: Oblivion

Kicking off a summer of visionary science-fiction movies, is ‘Oblivion’.  Known primarily for for his work on the recent ‘Tron’ remake (and upcoming sequel), director Joseph Kosinski also helped to write and produce ‘Oblivion’; which was originally realized as a comic book upon which the movie is based.  Bringing sci-fi ‘out of the darkness of spaceship hulls’, the majority of the story takes place on earth.  The juxtaposition of clean, futuristic technology surrounded by a post-nuclear apocalyptic landscape allows for […]

Movie Review: Jurassic Park 3D

Movie Review: Jurassic Park 3D

Back when Jurassic Park first came out, audiences were stunned at the unbelievable effects that were unheard of at the time.  Spielberg did more than just make a movie; Spielberg brought dinosaurs back to life.  I remember first watching it in theatres when I was just a wee lad and getting so excited to see the massive T-Rex for the first time.  Now years later with special effects having evolved so rapidly, the question is does Jurassic Park hold up […]

Move Review: Evil Dead 2013

Move Review: Evil Dead 2013

Unleashing bloody love, the remake of the 1981 cult horror classic Evil Dead promises to bring an updated storyline to a new generation of nerds. And boy, are we glad for that… If you are one of the few who holds Evil Dead close to your heart, you will be happy to know that director Fede Alvarez took the time to make this just right. This is not a shot-by-shot remake of the original but it plays very close to […]

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