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Movie Review — X-Men: First Class

June 5, 2011

The X-Men movie franchise had squeezed itself to the brink.  Three movies and a Wolverine spin-off had just about everyone moving to bigger and better things.  However, if there’s one thing that Uncle George taught us it’s that fan interest in a subject may open up “prequel” potential.  So it was with the latest installment [...]

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Movie Review: Star Trek (2009)

May 8, 2009

With the success of the X-Men movies and the Batman reboot, it was only a matter of time before the powers that be would revisit the Star Trek franchise.  With five TV series and ten movies, Star Trek was a definite niche money maker, but has seemed more like a spent force over the last half-decade.  Nonetheless, Paramount [...]

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Star Trek Returns… and so does a little geek in me

November 19, 2008

I must confess that I had an uber-geek moment last night when I first laid eyes on the new Star Trek movie trailer.  It looks really good!  As a minimal kind of fan-boy I used to really enjoy Star Trek, though I’ve spent most of the last decade focusing my inner geekdom on Lord of the Rings and the new Star Wars [...]

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