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'Star Trek 3': Roberto Orci Has Somehow Been Hired To Direct Sequel, Ruin...

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Back in April, we reported to you that Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, the writers behind the first two Transformers films and Star Trek reboot films, were splitting up their very lucrative writing partnership in order to begin directing.  A few weeks later, we noted that Orci, who holds no experience in directing whatsoever, was pushing...

ScreenCrave's Most Disappointing and Worst Films of 2013

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Like any year, 2013 had a number of big stinkers. Films that could have been contenders, but left us slightly wanting -- and sometimes offended that the film got made. It seems the biggest offenders are often the over-hyped summer movies (though sometimes it was would-be Oscar pictures as well) that promise so much and deliver so little. So here's our list of the worst and most disappointing...

'Star Trek 3' Will not be Directed by Joe Cornish

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On Friday it was revealed that Star Trek 3 had hired new writers to join the third entry in the film reboot series, but what was lost in the shuffle was that Attack the Block director Joe Cornish -- who was rumored to direct the picture last month -- is no longer involved.

J.J. Abrams Admits That Hiding Khan Maybe Didn't Work

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In the build up to the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, there was a steady drumbeat that the villain was Khan, and that the film was a semi-remake of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. But even when names like Benicio Del Toro and Edgar Ramirez were rumored for the part that eventually went to Benedict Cumberbatch, J.J. Abrams and company...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for September 10 - 16

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The big news this week is that Star Trek Into Darkness is hitting Blu-ray, but not in a version that will make fans happy. There’s also a lot of television and catalog titles that should make fans happy.

Editorial: Why I Redbox

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This summer has seen a slew of movies that cost over $100 Million dollars hit theaters (some over $200 Million, some possibly near $300 Million), and yet this is the first summer I've noticed that I'm okay with totally skipping a number of the biggest films of the year. This is likely a feeling that's been building for a while, but now it's gotten that much worse. It's not that I won't catch...

'Star Trek 3': Alex Kurtzman And Roberto Orci Obviously Set To Write The...

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Not all Star Trek fans may be happy to hear this, but it looks like the creative team behind the latest two movies (Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman) will be back to pen the third film, whether people like it or not. There's a particularly interesting relationship fans have with these two, mainly due to the fact that they've produced a nice mix of hits and misses with their written work...

'Star Trek 3' To Be Helmed By 'G.I Joe: Retaliation' Director?

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Despite some rumors last April that J.J. Abrams might not wholly abandon the Star Trek franchise for the first of three upcoming Star Wars sequels, it seems that Paramount Pictures is not content to stand around and wait for Abrams to return to the franchise he helped to reboot.  Rather, the search is on for a new director...

'Star Trek III' Could Open Against 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

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2009's reboot of Star Trek was hugely successful (at least domestically), which is why it's surprising it took four years for the follow up to come together, as 2-3 years is the standard model these days. 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness was not as successful (at least domestically), and that may have been due partly to that delay. Which may be why...

Weekend Box Office Roundup: 'The Purge' Surges to Top Slot

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The Purge supposedly cost $3 Million to make, which -- by Hollywood math -- means the film was in profit sometime on Friday. The truth of profitability is likely to be far more complicated, but there is no way this isn't a gigantic win, and that the film is already setting up a sequel makes all the sense in the world. The Internship? Much...

Weekend Box Office Roundup: 'Now You See Me' Beats 'After Earth'

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On paper, who would think that Will Smith could be beat by a movie about magicians that starred that guy from The Social Network? Well, that's exactly what happened. Both were behind Fast and Furious 6, but this is big blow to the Will Smith dynasty. No question.

Box Office Predictions: 'After Earth' Will Chase 'Fast and Furious 6'

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We're a long ways away from the glory days of Will Smith's box office run. In fact it was over fifteen years ago when Smith saved the world in Independence Day and busted aliens in Men in Black. They launched him into the A-list, and he was once considered "the last movie star," but a prolonged absence from the screen, and with huge changes...

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Fast And Furious' Dominates 'Hangover'

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Has the tide turned against The Hangover Part III? It seems likely as the previous movie opened to a $10 Million midnight gross, while the latest opened to a paltry (in comparison) $3 Million. Then again, that's what Star Trek Into Darkness did as well in the same time frame the weekend before, and it got to $85 Million for it's four day...

Box Office Roundup: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Wins Weekend, Loses War

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Star Trek Into Darkness opened Thursday, and there was hope that the film would smash past the $100 Million dollar mark over its four day opening. That it didn't, that its three day number was less than the Friday through Sunday opening of the original, and that -- if you factor in that the new film is in 3D and Imax and the first film was not -- it sold less tickets...

Box Office Predictions Into Darkness: 'Star Trek' Wins Weekend

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Currently, people are predicting a hundred million dollar weekend for Star Trek Into Darkness, a number that may be made possible by the fact that the studio opened the film on Wednesday night. The film pocketed $3.3 Million from those shows, and has a full day today to rake in extra cash so it can say that it crossed the nine digit mark by Sunday.

Star Trek Into Darkness: Movie Review

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J.J. Abrams continues to ineffectively cloak his movies with lackluster secrets and an overabundance of lens flares, but he can still create fantastic action sequences that will keep your attention. Star Trek Into Darkness marks the second time we see the S.S. Enterprise and its crew together in action, but in some ways plays as if the lessons of...

J.J. Abrams May Depart From 'Star Trek' For 'Star Wars Episode VII'

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Within the span of a few years suddenly filmmaker J.J. Abrams has turned into the go-to person to handle monstrous science fiction franchises. First he helped revive the Star Trek movie series, and now he's taking over the next film addition to the Star Wars universe. Some of us are wondering how he'll be able to have time to work on both Star...

'Star Trek Into Darkness': Klingons First Look

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Back in the halcyon days of 2009, when the world thought that maybe J.J. Abrams could make a decent Star Trek movie and not just a giant cartoon, rumor had it that the original series villains the Klingons would make an appearance, but they were axed before the film was released (they pop up in a deleted scene, albeit with lumpy metal masks hiding their lumpy...