Zoe Saldana

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Jul 22 2016

Star Trek Beyond

Author’s note: this review, like the movie itself, is dedicated to the lives of Leonard Nimoy and Anton Yelchin. Everyone knows the Star Trek film curse: the odd-numbered Prime (read: William Shatner era) Star Trek films fell short of their intended reception, while the even-numbered films were the best of the series. So far, the Kelvin […]
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Jul 31 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mike’s Review

I suspect that I won’t be in the minority when I say that James Gunn’s foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is one impressive piece of escapism, and that it might be the most visually extravagant movie you’ll see this summer. And that it’s surprisingly funny, thoughtful and well-developed. And that we finally have a […]
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Jul 31 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy

Up until now, the majority of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films have been fairly straightforward, serious affairs. For sure, there’s been a lot of humor bounding through them, most notably from Robert Downey, Jr’s self-deprecating performances in the Iron Man films and Marvel’s The Avengers. But for the most part, these movies focus largely […]
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Dec 6 2013

Out of the Furnace

I often gripe – probably too much – about films in which the characters are not adequately developed. Such is not the case with “Out of the Furnace”, the new film from director Scott Cooper (“Crazy Heart”), though I suppose it would be hard for a filmmaker to come up empty with the likes of […]
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May 16 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness

(This review originally appeared at ReelFilmNews.com on May 16, 2013.) Director J.J. Abrams’ 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise into a new alternate universe was met with resounding success – it was a critical darling, a fan favorite, and a box office smash. Why? We got to know the origins of characters that had, […]
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