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Star Trek Beyond and the Déjà Vu of Summer Blockbusters

why Star Trek Beyond should be less Transformers and more Friends

Uhura can save herself, thank you very much. (Forbes) I watched Star Trek Beyond… 555 more words

At The Movies: A Star Trek Fan Says Yay and Not Nay

I cannot necessarily say that I’m a Trekkie. If you’re unsure what that word means, there’s a 1997 documentary called Trekkies that will update you on the obsessive die hard qualities of a Star Trek “groupie”. 801 more words

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Summer Blockbusters

Maybe it’s time to notice who’s feeding America’s appetite for violence — and go on a diet.

The Mogul

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Media Literacy

Blockbuster Movies: The Future

Is there a chance that blockbuster movies could, I don’t know, improve? With the new Star Wars movie (The Force Awakens) and its sequels (and the new film resonated with those who treasure the original trilogy), will there be more blockbuster movies that don’t completely depend on action sequences and also have a plot? 21 more words

In-Class Ex

Hit Me with Your Best Shot: Ghostbusters

I am very excited to inform you guys the Hit Me with Your Best Shot series over at The Film Experience is back up and running with a new season.  557 more words

Best Shot

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

A simple benchmark question for judging the merits of this “blockbuster of the year” is: if this film did not have almost 40 years of nostalgia-filled cultural context and cult following, would it be acclaimed as a cinematic triumph on its own merits? 201 more words

Film Reviews

The More Things Stay The Same, The More They Change

Have you noticed, ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ And yet, the more things stay the same, the more they change. 503 more words