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'Star Trek Beyond' Review: Gay Sulu Problematic in 'Most Satisfying' New Series Entry

Star Trek Beyond with Chris Pine as Captain Kirk: Will movie franchise reboot achieve “escape velocity”? 'Star Trek Beyond' review: Movie franchise needs to boldly go where J.J. Abrams has never gone before We're never told what “beyond” refers to in Star Trek Beyond, the 13th film in the venerated sci-fi series. But here's a theory: if the franchise is to regain its footing after the tepid returns of Star Trek Into Darkness, it will have to move beyond J.J. Abrams, the writer/director who used his brand of copycat magic to relaunch the series in 2009. In our reboot era, he's got the canny ability to provide older audiences with enough familiarity to keep them under the tent while giving […]


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'Star Trek Beyond' Review: Gay Sulu Problematic in 'Most Satisfying' New Series Entry



'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Review: Tom Cruise - The Last Action Hero

'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation': Tom Cruise. 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation': Tom Cruise, the last action hero There are two impossible missions in the latest Mission: Impossible. The first involves Chechen terrorists, political assassinations, the Vienna Opera House, and a car that unlocks when the user places his hand on the driver's side window (Detroit, get on that). The other impossible mission, one that is not only accepted and completed, but conquered and victoriously ground into dust, is proving that 53-year old Tom Cruise is still an action star. As Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation demonstrates with cruel ease, Cruise isn't just an action hero. In the post-movie star age, he is, with apologies to a certain Austrian bodybuilder […]


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'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Review: Tom Cruise - The Last Action Hero



'Limitless' Film No. 1 & Matthew McConaughey 'The Lincoln Lawyer' Modest

Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Limitless March 24, '11, update: Starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel, and Robert De Niro, Neil Burger's thriller Limitless topped the U.S. and Canada box office for the sixth straight day on Wednesday, March 23, even though it was down by 21 percent. Limitless grossed $1.6 million according to Box Office Mojo. More interesting is probably the fact that Matt Damon's The Adjustment Bureau passed the $50 million milestone yesterday after earning $465k in North America. Domestic total after 20 days: $50.14 million. Overseas, Damon's thriller has pulled in $32 million up to March 20. With $6.65 million, the UK is the film's biggest international market to date, followed by Australia, Russia, and Spain. […]


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'Limitless' Film No. 1 & Matthew McConaughey 'The Lincoln Lawyer' Modest