1/27 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 9:23 am · January 27th, 2010

• Captain Kirk to host the Annie Awards. [The Independent] • Roger Ebert writes a love letter to famed paparazzo Ron Galella in the course of reviewing “Smash His Camera” in Sundance. [Chicago Sun-Times] • Carey Mulligan, self-deprecating British actress rejected by three drama schools who went on to star in An Education has Tinseltown […]

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Why young Kirk was listening to the Beasties’ ‘Sabotage’

Posted by · 9:53 am · May 12th, 2009

This is awesome.  If there’s one thing I’m sick of hearing about the new “Star Trek” film it’s bitching about the use of the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” in an early scene.  Personally, I love every outrageous moment of this scene, including the track’s usage, but I never would have imagined there might be a reason […]

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REVIEW: “Star Trek” (****)

Posted by · 9:32 am · May 4th, 2009

From pulse-pounding beginning to edge-of-your-seat end, J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” moves at a break-neck pace that never lets up, never misses a beat and shockingly, never loses itself in its labyrinthine story.  It is a near-perfect action thrill ride that ticks off every box on the ultimate movie experience checklist and perhaps adds a few […]

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