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Hotel Artemis Trailer #1 (2018) “Visiting Hours are NEVER!”

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, Hotel Artemis is an original, high-octane action-thriller starring Jodie Foster as The Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only hospital for criminals. Jodie Foster is joined by an all-star cast that includes Sterling K. Brown as Waikiki, Sofia Boutella as Nice, Jeff Goldblum as The Wolf King/Niagara, Brian Tyree Henry as Honolulu, Jenny Slate as Morgan, Zachary Quinto as Ilya, Charlie Day as Acapulco, and Dave Bautista as Everest.

The film was written and directed by Drew Pearce. The producers are Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, Stephen Cornwell, and Simon Cornwell.

Hotel Artemis opens in theaters on June 8.
*Text from Coming Soon
Jeff Goldblum in Hotel Artemis

 

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Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond (2016) *Just Beyond Mediocre*

Chris Pine, Captain Kirk, Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek: Beyond is the 13th film to spin out of Gene Roddenberry’s original series, which began-hard to believe-over 50 years ago.  The film is a change of tone with a new writer in Simon Pegg (who also plays Scotty) and a new director in Fast & the Furious’ Justin Lin taking over for JJ Abrams.  The last installment, 2013’s Star Trek: Into Darkness, was deeply divisive, but Beyond came out in the back half of a deeply disappointing summer to fairly good reviews and did well enough that a fourth installment with Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto’s new crew is already scheduled.  Despite all that, this was the first Star Trek film I didn’t see in the theaters on opening weekend since Star Trek VI.  I didn’t see it in the theaters at all.  I never felt excited by anything I’d seen.  The first trailer, featuring the Beastie Boys “Sabotage” blaring over what looked nothing like Trek really put me off (though if I knew the song was going to be a major plot point I probably would still be putting off seeing the film).  Mild spoilers below. Continue reading Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond (2016) *Just Beyond Mediocre*

Trailer Time: Snowden Trailer #2 (2016) *Hero or Traitor?*

There really aren’t many people who have a lukewarm opinion when it comes to Edward Snowden.  People either think he’s a courageous whistleblower for giving journalists millions of classified documents outlining domestic government spying, or people think he’s a traitor and should be executed for giving journalists millions of classified national security documents.  A movie about Snowden seems a perfect project for director Oliver Stone who has elicited a likewise polarizing response among film fans his entire career. Continue reading Trailer Time: Snowden Trailer #2 (2016) *Hero or Traitor?*

In Theaters This Week (7/22/2016) – Star Trek: Beyond, Lights Out, Ice Age

Chris Pine, Captain Kirk, Star Trek Beyond
Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  July 22nd brings the 13th StarTrek installment: Star Trek Beyond, a well-reviewed horror thriller in Lights Out, and the 75th Ice Age movie (it feels like 75, ok?) Continue reading In Theaters This Week (7/22/2016) – Star Trek: Beyond, Lights Out, Ice Age

Trailer Time: Star Trek Beyond Trailer #4 (2016) *Things Could Get Messy*

Paramount has released the final trailer for Star Trek: Beyond (Star Trek XIII), which will open in theaters this weekend.  Each one of the four trailers has gotten progressively better, so combined with pretty positive reviews, I’m looking forward to spending some more time with Kirk & Co.  As a side not, JJ Abrams (no word on if he’s directing or continuing in a producer role) has confirmed Star Trek XIV will see the return of George Kirk (Chris Hemsworth).  That will be a bit of a trick since he died in the first few minutes of Abram’s reboot.  But, hey, it’s Star Trek.  What’s a little time travel when it’s family?  Star Trek: Beyond opens July 22, 2016.
Star Trek: Beyond, Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Chris Pine