Before We Go Special Presentations It’s not that actor Chris Evans has made a particularly bad film with his debut effort as a director, but he’s certainly made something that aims low and still feels fairly uninspired. There’s plenty of “witty” banter, little substance that makes sense, and a pair of leads (including Evans) that […]
Alex James is baffled as to why so many people seemed so opposed to the new direction J.J. Abrams has decided to take in his Trek films - and boy oh boy, are they ever opposed. This piece isn't so much a review of Star Trek: Into Darkness as a critical defense of ideas in an era dominated by safe choices.
A step above J.J. Abrams first outing with the franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness delivers a fun story, a great villain, and an ending that will be analyzed and pondered over by fans of the series for quite some time.
While far from historically accurate and featuring a dreadful conclusion, The Raven still holds some mindless fun thanks in part to a great leading turn from John Cusack.