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The MovieFilm Podcast: 100 Episodes and Star Trek Beyond!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's the big 100th episode of the MovieFilm Podcast! For this extra-special installment we're joined by special guest (and former co-host) Sean Coyle...

Zaki's Review: Star Trek Beyond

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

As you know, I absolutely loved Paramount's Star Trek reboot in 2009. Loved it. As directed by J.J. Abrams, the film did the trick of rescuing the mor...

'Star Trek Beyond' Actor Karl Urban Dishes About The New Movie

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.03.2017 | Entertainment

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Justin Lin Confirms There Are No Klingons In 'Star Trek Beyond'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

"Fast and Furious" director Justin Lin is officially taking "Star Trek" boldly where it's never gone before, and part of that is bringing in entirely ...

Star Trek Beyond Filming in Dubai: Welcome to the Future-land!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'll admit I haven't watched the various reinventions of the TV series, those multiple spinoffs and a myriad of films that I cannot possibly name or count. Until this one, I'm sure.

Justin Lin's 'Star Trek' Gets Title And First Photo

www.ew.com | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment

The next "Star Trek" movie will be called "Star Trek Beyond." This from director Justin Lin, the longtime Fast & Furious steersman, who will be t...

Erin Whitney

'True Detective' Season 2 Premiere Falls As Flat As A Circle

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment

After more than a year of casting rumors, memes and hashtag wish lists and confusion over the plot, "True Detective" Season 2 finally premiered on Sun...

Zaki's Review: Furious 7

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With the tragic and unexpected death of star Paul Walker in late 2013, the Fast & Furious franchise was hit with a nearly insurmountable challenge heading into its seventh lap. The franchise's minders deserve all the props in the world for pulling it off with Furious 7.

Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Interrogating The Interview

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Between last episode and this one, The Interview went from a planned wide release to a cancelled release to a limited release to an online release. Phew!

Justin Lin Takes Over As 'Star Trek 3' Director

EW.com | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

After both J.J. Abrams and Roberto Orci gave up the helm, Paramount has found a new director for "Star Trek 3."...

For Love of the Game: Talking With Kurt Russell About The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

It's the kind of thing you probably missed over Thanksgiving dinner, while gnawing on a turkey leg, bickering with your uncle, or falling asleep during a Detroit Lions game: The Miami Marlins just signed an outfielder to a $325 million deal, the largest contract in sports history.

Rachel McAdams May Be In 'True Detective' Season 2

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment

The biggest television tease of the year has been HBO's prolonged "True Detective" Season 2 cast announcement. It still hasn't arrived, but there a...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Hammering Thor: The Dark World

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Sean, Brian, and I break through the spoiler wall and offer our thoughts on the good, the bad, and the ugly about the latest opus from Marvel Studios -- Thor: The Dark World

Justin Lin To Direct 'Bourne' Sequel

Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

The fifth film in the Jason Bourne series will be directed by Justin Lin. That's the word from Deadline.com, which reports that Lin, who previously ma...

Shawn Ryan Heads Back To Hawaii For Fox Pilot

Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

It looks like Hawaii made an impression on writer Shawn Ryan after "Last Resort" was filmed there in 2012. His new project, Deadline reports, also...

Fast and Furious 6 Speeds On

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Who wants to see a film with a six in the title? I certainly didn't. But, boy, am I glad I did! This is a good film.

ReThink Review: Fast & Furious 6 - It's the Rock's World

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I firmly believe that Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson will soon surpass Arnold Schwarzenegger as the greatest movie action hero ever. It's Johnson -- as well as the disregard the filmmakers have for logic and physics -- that makes Fast & Furious 6 such a good time.

Mike Ryan

Why The 'Fast & Furious' Director Is Leaving The Franchise

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

It's hard to ignore when "Fast & Furious 6" director Justin Lin compares his latest installment of the hugely successful franchise to a Robert Altman ...

Mike Ryan

Director Hurt By James Franco's Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

Justin Lin has achieved mass success by directing the last four installments of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, including the newest entry, "Fas...

'Fast 7' Gets Surprise Director

Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

Justin Lin, the David Yates of the "Fast and Furious" franchise, having directed the last four films in the series (Yates did four tours of duty himse...

He's Not Coming Back; 'Terminator 5' Shelved

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.12.2012 | Entertainment

So much for "Terminator 5." According to the website Moviehole.net, the film has been put on an indefinite hold because of script issues. This new ...

Critically Acclaimed 'Chinglish' Has Its West Coast Premiere

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts

David Henry Hwang’s critically acclaimed play, Chinglish, opens for its West Coast premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre tonight. The cultural come...

China: Already on Top?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Earlier this month, Forbes magazine released its list of the most powerful people on the planet. At the top was Chinese leader Hu Jintao; his countryman Justin Yifu Lin is chief economist of the World Bank.