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Boldly Going Beyond: “Star Trek Beyond” Review

Star Trek Beyond premiered on July 22nd. It’s the third movie in the “Kelvin Timeline,” as Paramount is now calling the films produced by J.J. Abrams. I saw it in 2D on a Thursday night, then again in 3D on Saturday. I haven’t seen a movie more than once in theaters in a long time, perhaps not since Star Trek Into Darkness. When it was revealed that Simon Pegg was co-writing  and Justin Lin was directing, I breathed a sigh of relief. Star Trek Into Darkness was a movie that appeared to be a good film initially, but that the fandom later trashed. With a change in writing and direction, I was ready to enjoy Star Trek Beyond and I was not disappointed.

Captain Kirk (Chris Pine)

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Asgard Makes Room for More: Big Names Attached to Thor: Ragnarok

Concept art for Thor: Ragnarok – we may see Cate Blanchett bring this scene to life!

The hype was strong this past week as rapid-fire announcements were made about Black Panther‘s expanding cast. Unfortunately, we have to wait two years to see Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan accompany Chadwick Boseman on the big screen. To keep the hype train going, Marvel confirmed the actors and characters for a closer MCU installment, 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok.

Welcome Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, and Karl Urban to the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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