Monthly Archives: May 2013

Trekking Back To 1982: Star Trek Into Darkness

J.J. Abrams’ s original re-boot of “Star Trek” in 2009 was an inspired, highly entertaining take on Gene Roddenberry’s “Wagon Train” to the stars. Its main priority was to show the viewer a good time and make the “Trek” world … Continue reading

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The Art of Monsters: R.I.P. Ray Harryhausen

I would be remiss if I didn’t say a few words about the great Ray Harryhausen who passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. Ray Harryhausen’s creatures were all over T.V. in the 1970’s. As a kid, I saw … Continue reading

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The Future of Superhero Movies: Iron Man 3

After “Die Hard (1988)” was released, the bar was set. Action films from that point foreword had to get to that level of intensity or people would say “Well, it wasn’t no Die Hard”. Last summer, “The Avengers (2012)” kinda … Continue reading

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