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NEW STAR TREK FALLS FAR SHORT OF FORECASTS

May 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There had been virtually unanimous predictions that Star Trek Into Darkness would debut with the biggest opening ever for the Paramount franchise — at least $80 million for the three-day weekend and $100 million for the four-day holiday. It didn’t happen. Paramount now expects the movie to earn $70.5 million for the weekend and $84 […]

LATEST STAR TREK DUE TO STAR AT BOX OFFICE

May 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

After having lived long — a half century since it was conceived — Star Trek is due to prosper like never before at the box office this weekend. J.J. Abrams’s latest account of the voyage of the starship Enterprise, first chronicled by Gene Roddenberry in a 1964 pilot starring the late Jeffrey Hunter, is expected […]

STAR TREK INTO THEATERS TONIGHT

May 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Star Trek Into Darkness opens on 3,760 screens tonight (Thursday) after a Wednesday preview on 336 IMAX screens only, where it grossed an estimated $2 million. (The IMAX version features about a half hour of footage that was shot with 70mm IMAX cameras, although some moviegoers are making a ruckus online that many new IMAX […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

May 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Several critics are writing at great length about how Star Trek Into Darkness is not the last generation’s Star Trek. The film, writes Claudia Puig in USA Today, “may not go boldly back to the archives, but it serves up an exhilarating spectacle.” Joe Neumaier in the New York Daily News comments that “this go-all-out […]

GATSBY TO OPEN CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

March 12, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role, has been selected to open the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 15, the Festival announced today (Tuesday). The Australian director, who last appeared in Cannes in 2001 when his Moulin Rouge! was selected for the opening honor, observed in a statement […]