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Saintly Start For Angels And Demons At UK Box Office

Angels and Demons has topped the UK box office in its opening weekend, with a 6.1 million debut to knock Star Trek into second place.The Ron Howard film, based on Dan Brown's bestselling novel, repeated...

By on 19 May 2009

Movie Reviews Management

Virtually all the reviews of Management discuss the odd casting of Jennifer Aniston opposite Steve Zahn. And there is widespread disagreement whether it works. On the one hand, Elizabeth Weitzman comments in the New York...

Angels & Demons Beats Star Trek

Just as moviegoers paid no attention to critics or conservative Catholics when The Da Vinci Code opened three years ago, they turned out mass-ively for Angels & Demons over the weekend, ignoring nearly universal condemnation...

Heavenly Us Box Office Debut For Angels And Demons

Angels and Demons has claimed the US box office number one spot after a $48 million (31.6 million) opening weekend, it has been confirmed.While Ron Howard's adaptation of the Dan Brown novel was never close...

By on 18 May 2009

Kirk's Dad To Play Thor And Red Dawn's Eckhert

Playing CAPTAIN KIRK's father in the new STAR TREK movie has landed Aussie movie hunk CHRIS HEMSWORTH two huge new action roles - as THOR and RED DAWN's JED ECKHERT. Hemsworth, 25, will play the lead...

Nasa Bosses Beam Up Star Trek Movie For Astronaut Screening

NASA astronaut MICHAEL BARRATT has been granted a very special audience with CAPTAIN KIRK and the STAR TREK crew - Mission Control bosses in Houston, Texas have beamed up a copy of the new film...

Imax Boosts Star Trek 'S Gross

More than 10 percent of Star Trek 's opening gross of $79.2 million came from just 2.1 percent of the screens showing it -- those in the IMAX format, the giant-screen company said Thursday. The...

Smith Loves New Captain Kirk

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH knows the secret behind the success of the new STAR TREK movie - newcomer CHRIS PINE. The J. J Abrams' blockbuster has beamed up to the top of the global box office following...

Star Trek Shoots To Top Of U.k. Box Office

The new STAR TREK movie has won over U.K. sci-fi fans - the prequel has shot to the top of the British box office after taking $9 million (£6 million) in its first four days. The...

Viacom Keeps On Trekin'

Viacom stock went where no other media stock had gone on Monday -- up. Surprisingly strong ticket sales for the new Star Trek, produced by Viacom-owned Paramount, buoyed the company's shares and kept it from...

Star Trek Finds Warp Speed To Top UK Box Office Charts

JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot has topped the UK box office charts with almost 6 million grossed in its first weekend on release.The science-fiction film, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg, repeated its...

By on 12 May 2009

Nimoy & Shatner Refuse To Talk Trek

Original STAR TREK stars LEONARD NIMOY and WILLIAM SHATNER rarely talk about the good old days on the set of the iconic TV series - because both stars have been forgotten by the franchise. Nimoy, who...

Star Trek Beams Up Profits Overseas, Too

Star Trek led the overseas box office with what Daily Variety described as "a solid rather than spectacular" take of $35.5 million in 54 countries. X-Men Origins Wolverine held up better abroad than it did...

Star Trek Returns To Tv On Snl

In an apparent effort to win back aging Star Trek fans who may have been offended by the current marketing campaign for the movie ("This is not your father's Star Trek ") Paramount included Leonard...

Star Trek Goes Where No Star Trek Has Gone Before

Guaranteeing that the franchise would live much longer, Star Trek prospered at the box office over the weekend, earning an estimated $76.5 million, including $4 million from previews Thursday on a limited number of screens....

Star Trek Sets Phasers To Stun Us Box Office

Star Trek has claimed the second biggest US box office opening of the year with $76.5 million (50.3 million) earned in its first weekend on release.Though the box office haul for JJ Abrams' new take...

By on 11 May 2009

To Boldly Go: Star Trek Makes $72.5m In First Weekend

Star Trek has warped to the top of the North American box office after making $72.5 million in ticket sales.The JJ Abrams reboot made more in its opening weekend than any of the other previous...

By on 11 May 2009

Nimoy's Wife Battles Jolie For Spock

LEONARD NIMOY's wife has vowed to fight ANGELINA JOLIE for the STAR TREK actor, after discovering she has a crush on MR SPOCK. Jolie recently revealed her teenage lust for Nimoy's character during an appearance on...

Star Trek Beams To The Top Of The Box Office

The new STAR TREK movie has beamed to the top of the U.S. box office, taking an astonishing $72.5 million (£48.3million) in its opening weekend. The figures give J.J. Abrams' film the biggest opening of any...

How High Will Star Trek Fly?

Paramount is downplaying predictions by some box-office prognosticators that the latest Star Trek movie will open with as much as $80-100 million this weekend. The studio said Thursday that it would regard a $50-million opening...

Quinto's Fingers Glued For Star Trek Salute

ZACHARY QUINTO had such a hard time training his hand to make the Vulcan salute for the new STAR TREK movie director J.J. ABRAMS had to glue his fingers together. Quinto plays a younger version of...

Saldana: 'Star Trek Sex Scene Was Anything But Sexy'

ZOE SALDANA has ruined the romance of the much-hyped sex scene in the new STAR TREK film - she was "bloated and gassy" after a pizza feast. The actress' Uhura romances a young Captain Kirk, played...

More Movie Reviews Star Trek

Glowing reviews for the new Star Trek movie continued piling up today (Thursday). While, many critics express qualms about a few relatively minor plot details, many take the position of Claudia Puig in USA Today...

Star Trek Warps Time For Weekend Release

Forget about midnight releases on Thursday to pad the opening box office for expected blockbusters. Many theaters have scheduled screenings for as early as 5 00 p.m. for tonight's release of the new Star Trek...

Fight Scene Left Star Trek Stuntman With A Broken Nose

STAR TREK star CHRIS PINE left a stuntman with a broken nose after a fight scene on the set of the much-anticipated sci-fi blockbuster got out of hand. The actor admits he felt terrible when he...

Pegg: Abrams Has Worked A Miracle With Star Trek

Simon Pegg believes director JJ Abrams has achieved an incredible feat in making the new Star Trek film a universal success.The Hot Fuzz star, a longstanding fan of the show, plays engineer Scotty in the...

By on 07 May 2009

Star Trek Return Leaves Spock In Tears

STAR TREK icon LEONARD NIMOY continually fought back tears on the set of the sci-fi franchise's new movie - because he couldn't help but recall dead pals and castmates. The original Mr. Spock reprises his unemotional...

Star Trek Director Advises "Purists" To Stay Home

While the new Star Trek movie is receiving mostly approving reviews from film critics, director J.J. Abrams is apparently bracing for an onslaught of criticism from those he calls "Star Trek purists." In an interview...

Movie Reviews Star Trek

Early reviews of the latest Star Trek movie following several "world premieres" that took place late last month and several others that are slated for tonight (Wednesday). Calling the film "immensely satisfying," New York Post...

Characters Are Key To Star Trek, Says Abrams

Believing in the adventures of Captain Kirk and his fellow crew members is central to the success of the new Star Trek film, according to JJ Abrams.The Lost creator risked angering millions of fans with...

By on 06 May 2009

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