On growing up, and being grown, with the most popular film series of all time. The final Essays on Star Wars installment.
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The most common criticism of ‘The Force Awakens’ is its familiarity, but it has something to say about the stories we’ve heard a million times.
In the lead-up to ‘The Last Jedi,’ Introducing a collection of daily essays on each of the ‘Star Wars’ movies.
G Clark shares his thoughts on ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the first of the neo-Star Trek flicks to, you know, actually feel like Star Trek.
A (mostly) spoiler-free look at Disney’s take on the most popular franchise of all time.
Alex and Phil discuss the 9/11 allegory in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and try to untangle ‘Upstream Color.’
‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ is a veritable continuation of J.J. Abrams’ vision of the Trek-iverse, for better and for worse (but really, it’s for the better).
The Trailer for J.J. Abrams’ new ‘Trek” film promises, above all else, lots of explosions.
Hilary shares some brief thoughts on ‘Helvetica,’ ‘Premium Rush,’ and ‘Super 8.’
The movies are rife with adaptations and spin-offs of popular TV Shows. Here are some of Justin’s favorites.
The writer/director shares experiences working with Richard Jenkins and some challenges faced on set.
The well-known producer has actually only been in the director’s chair three times. Which film was the best?
Along with our review of J.J. Abrams’ latest movie we also countdown our Top 5 Alien Movies of All-Time.
Spoilers hurt everybody, Bigelow’s Bin Laden bought, positive reviews for ‘Super 8’, ‘If A Tree Falls’ trailer…
The new trailer reveals clues about the upcoming film and demonstrates the influence of games on film.
The teaser is thoroughly engaging, unexpectedly lighthearted, and completely different than the theatrical trailer we saw earlier. It also won Alex’s poll in a landslide. So what does this tell us about the film?