The pressure is on Sir Peter Jackson to wrap up filming on The Hobbit trilogy by the end of the day. Just before he broke for lunch, he wrote on his Facebook page that he still had more than a few scenes to complete
If you’ve gone to the movies recently, you may have felt a strangely familiar feeling: You’ve seen this movie before. Not this exact movie, but some of these exact story beats: the hero dressed down by his mentor in the first 15 minutes (Star Trek Into Darkness, Battleship); the villain who gets caught on purpose (The Dark Knight, The Avengers, Skyfall, Star Trek Into Darkness); the moment of hopelessness and disarray a half-hour before the movie ends (Olympus Has Fallen, Oblivion, 21 Jump Street, Fast & Furious 6)
A lot of people were disappointed with Star Trek: Into Darkness. The bosses at Paramount Pictures, which bankrolled the movie, were disappointed the movie didn’t score $US100 million in its opening weekend in the US (they had to settle for a meagre $US83 million)
A lot of people were disappointed with Star Trek: Into Darkness. The bosses at Paramount Pictures, which bankrolled the movie, were disappointed the movie didn’t score $US100 million in its opening weekend in the US (they had to settle for a meagre $US83 million).
The crew of the International Space Station is boldly going where no one has gone before – to see the new Star Trek film. The three astronauts were offered a sneak peak of Star Trek Into Darkness days before it opens in the US, seeing it not
Chris Pine has applauded his Star Trek co-star Zachary Quinto for the way he announced he was gay in 2011, insisting he knew all about the actor’s sexual preference when they started working together in the sci-fi franchise. Quinto came out in an interview with New York magazine after being deeply affected by the suicide of bisexual teenager Jamey Rodemeyer, and told the publication that “living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality”
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The upcoming Auckland show featuring The Darkness and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts has been cancelled due to illness of
If there is anything in the world of high fashion more vulnerable to whim than clothes, it is the models who wear them. They seem to emerge from nowhere, sparkle brilliantly, then plunge into Stygian darkness,* the victims of too much deja vu
Sirhan, a 35-year-old murderer, is cheerful and relaxed and happy to tell his story. He’s especially proud to describe the efficiency with which he shot his young sister Suzanne in the head four times last March.