Some 43 years after it began, and seven years after the movie franchise seemed completely played out, Star Trek is making firsts again. And so far, it's the most popular movie of the year in America.
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As much as I enjoyed Star Trek, it was a guilty pleasure. Here was yet another movie that was devoted to selling us something we already had.
Kirk and Spock do a lot of punching, for Kirk and Spock. This is Star Trek with the Beastie Boys in it. People get naked.
Not only can Michael Caine deliver the acting goods with the right vehicles, but off the set he also exhibits a refreshing common sense about the film business itself.
When you factor in the money earned, as well as the gender neutral demographics, Watchmen comes off as a male version of Sex & The City.
Let me put this is as simply as possible: The Dark Knight was not a great movie. It was only half a good movie.
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