4 items from 2015
Like their forerunners, the two latest Star Trek films, in their semi-rebooted, alternative universe, are replete with famous faces from outside the franchise, surprising cameos and multiple little touches that raise a smile.
With the third film in the rebooted series coming next year, the 50th anniversary of the debut of Star Trek on TV in 1966, let's take a look at a few of the geeky nods in Jj's Trek films.
1. Star Trek Nemesis left a lot of dangling threads, on purpose, as a story treatment for a direct sequel was already being worked on. Unfortunately due to some less than stellar decisions by executives, the release date of the film was repositioned and the decision was made to »
Universal Pictures released their new action/thriller flick, "Jurassic World," into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was very entertaining, delivering a ton of suspense and action galore. It stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Judy Greer, Chris Pratt, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Bd Wong, Omar Sy, Katie McGrath, Lauren Lapkus and Andy Buckley. In the new flick, the plotline is set 22 years after the Isla Nublar incident, and Jurassic World is a new, fully functional dinosaur theme park located on the island. Brothers ,Zach and Gray Mitchell, go to visit their aunt Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard), who is the park's operations manager. However, when they get there, Claire's too busy for them, so she hands them off to her assistant , Zara, promising she'll spend time with them later on. From there, Claire gets a first look at the new »
- Andre Braddox
Good news, “Divergent” fans: Veronica Roth is ready to bang out another couple of books. The author of the young-adult book series has signed a deal with HarperCollins Children’s Books to pen two new works, which will be published in 2017 and 2018. See video: ‘Insurgent’ Final Trailer: ‘Dark Times Call for Extreme Measures’ The upcoming novels are described as a “highly anticipated duology in the vein of ‘Star Wars'” by HarperCollins. The first installment will focus on a boy who forms an unlikely alliance with an enemy. Both desperate to escape their oppressive lives, they help each other attain what they most. »
- Tim Kenneally
Though a simple handshake would have sufficed, Rick rolled out the welcome mat for fresh-scrubbed stranger Aaron in this week’s episode of The Walking Dead by laying claim to his rations, slugging him, tying him up and sentencing him to cruel and unusual punishment. Which amounted to what, exactly? Read on and find out.
PhotosThe Walking Dead: Meet the Newcomer Behind Aaron, the Show’s First Major Gay Character
No Kidding | As “The Distance” began, Sasha and Maggie introduced Aaron to Rick and Co., and explained that the mystery man had a camp and wanted them all to audition for membership. »
4 items from 2015
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