Posts Tagged ‘J.J. Abrams’

Trailer Talk: ‘Super 8’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Paramount Pictures just released the new “Super 8” trailer this morning via Twitter and I must admit to becoming a bit emotional while viewing it. I adore “E.T”. I’ve seen the film dozens of times and every time I watch it, I feel like a kid again. Ell[...]

A Featurette from ‘Morning Glory’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Becky Fuller (Rachel McAdams) has been hired as the new executive producer on a morning news show called Daybreak. Despite the fact that the job will be stressful and rule her life, she’s pretty psyched. However, she needs to learn how to deal with her diva an[...]

Trekkies Breathe a Sigh of Relief

— by CHRIS HYATT — Ordinarily, I wouldn’t participate in rumor-mongering or gossiping, but when it comes to my favorite sci-fi franchise of all time, “Star Trek,” I will bend the rules a little bit. Scripting for the highly-anticipated sequel to “Star Trek” [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Morning Glory’

— by ALEXA MILAN — A lot of chick flicks about independent women follow the same formula: Protagonist is obsessed with overcoming challenges at work and puts personal relationships at risk, but ultimately she succeeds at both. “Morning Glory” appears to follow a similar struc[...]

A Sneak Peek at J.J. Abrams’ ‘Super-8’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It’s weird to think J.J. Abrams got his start in something as mundane as “Felicity.” Now whenever you hear the name J.J. Abrams, you’re bound to think along the lines of sci-fi. With the release of the teaser trailer for his new movie “Super 8,” it[...]

‘Star Trek’: The Lack of Khan

— by CHRIS HYATT — When I heard the news a few years ago that a new version of “Star Trek” was coming out, I was a little skeptical. For starters, the recent wave of remakes on the large and small screens had, for the most part, been poorly done. The comic book movie wave [&h[...]

If I Was Making … ‘Star Trek 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — Never has such a franchise gone from the wastelands of geekdom to the gold-lined streets of mainstream success. With the surprise hit out the way, a lot rests on the follow up to deliver. If I was making the sequel, I would ensure the story is a fresh one. So […][...]

How It Should Have Ended: ‘Star Trek’

Those space cadets at HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) have set their sights on JJ Abrams’ “Star Trek” and come up with a hilarious take on how the movie … well … should have ended. And make sure you watch the whole video — even after it says “The End.”[...]

Tom Cruise Books Another ‘Mission’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Mike Fleming over at Deadline Hollywood reported Tuesday that Tom Cruise has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures to star in a fourth “Mission Impossible” film. Paramount and Cruise parted ways in 2006, but they seem to have worked out their differences and[...]

‘Star Trek’ Sets Date for Sequel

— by CAM SMITH — The “Star Trek” franchise has never been in a better place than it is this very moment. With J.J. Abrams’ insanely fun reboot earning respectable box-office dollars, and proving to be one of the most rewatchable DVDs in recent memory, it feels like the first ti[...]

Why They Should Make An ‘Alias’ Movie

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — There was once a weekly event that graced television screens around the world, with such intricate plots and mind-blowing cliffhangers, that it committed its viewers, whose hearts had just stopped, into the Pandora’s Box that would open before them with every[...]

Two Deleted Scenes From ‘Star Trek’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Looking back — and with the year getting close to coming to an end — the most fun I had in a theater this year was for J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek.” I saw it twice in the theater and the first time was a much better experience. For me, meeting[...]

‘Star Trek’ DVD, Blu-ray Ships Out Nov. 17

— by VANNA LAND — J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” is set to beam down to stores everywhere on DVD and blu-ray on Nov. 17. The re-imagining of the early days of the original Star Trek crew grew large crowds in theaters this spring and recently re-appeared in IMAX theaters for a limited run[...]