Beyond the Blockbuster: the Star Trek Magic is Back [Review]

  Back when action director Justin Lin was first announced to helm the third film in the rebooted Star Trek series, some fans and critics (myself included) were concerned that his selection indicated that Paramount wanted to push the series even further in the direction Read More …

One Big Family: Diversity in The Fast & Furious Franchise

It’s a strange world we live in, where the seventh (FUCKING SEVENTH?!) installment of an action franchise that used to be a gearhead punchline is on track to do superhero movie numbers this opening weekend, but the peculiarity inherent in the Fast & Furious universe’s Read More …