Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

In the past few years, the feeling of excitement and wonderment I’d once gotten out of big-budget summer tentpoles has been missing; I assumed I’d outgrown it. But with the latest entry in the “Star Trek” franchise, J.J. Abrams has brought that anticipation back to the summer movie line-up. With “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” Abrams …

Capt. Kirk to Play Jack Ryan

He helped revive one franchise, why not two?  Reports this morning say that Chris Pine, best known for playing James Kirk in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek,” movie, will be playing Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan character in a re-boot of the series.  Ryan had been played in previous movies by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben …