LOS ANGELES — “Star Trek: Into Darkness” has warped its way to a $ 70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it’s not setting any light-speed records with a debut that’s lower than the studio’s expectations.
The latest voyage of the starship Enterprise fell short of its predecessor, 2009′s “Star Trek,” which opened with $ 75.2 million.
Since premiering Wednesday in huge-screen IMAX theaters and expanding Thursday to general cinemas… Continue reading Box Office: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Misses $100M Domestic Mark on Opening Weekend
NOTE: This review contains SPOILERS. If you have not yet seen Star Trek Into Darkness, it is strongly recommended that you do so before reading this review.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the release of J.J. Abrams’ first Star Trek film in 2009, and what it meant to me personally. Not only as a huge fan of the franchise, but as someone who prefers the situations and characters of the original series
The force was not with two rival fan clubs last Sunday after a verbal altercation between the groups at an English sci-fi convention had to be broken up by police.
In a report that sounds more like something out of “West Side Story” than science fiction, the BBC writes that the Norwich Star Wars Club was celebrating its fourth annual Norwich Sci-Fi and Film Convention, when members of the rival Norwich… Continue reading Nerd-Off! 'Star Wars' Club and 'Doctor Who' Fans Get Into Altercation at Sci-Fi Convention
When J.J. Abrams relaunched the Star Trek franchise on the big screen back in 2009, he needed to broaden the appeal of the franchise to entice a younger audience who didn’t grow up obsessing over years of preexisting materials. At the same time he wanted to give those loyal fans something they could be excited about too, and the result was popular and successful enough to warrant… Continue reading 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is Fun, Exciting and Everything You'd Want from a Summer Blockbuster