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05.26.2013 | | Posted at 10:14 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Star Trek Into Darkness gets off to a running start, literally, and seldom pauses long enough for anyone to catch their breath. The plot manages to be both convoluted and unsurprising—a soap opera of poor writing. Some of the special effects are impressive and the set design is imaginative. Twenty-third century London is visualized as a city of soaring metal and glass spires (thin...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 Following the death of his wife, Ben Logan (Aaron Eckhart) is an American engineer working for a corporation located in Belgium. One morning he arrives at the company to find the entire office stripped and assassins waiting
Friday, June 10, 2011

Abrams' Tribute to the Master of Summer Movies

Every mastermind grew up admiring a mastermind. For J.J. Abrams, who conceived the convolutions of the culty “Lost” series and revived Star Trek for the 21st century, Steven Spielberg was the model mastermind, a director who found the uncanny among ordinary people and with a sharp feel for the roller coaster thrill of cinema...