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Weekly update: Is that a knife in your bullet hole?

Greetings, Gothamites!

It has been a minute. I didn’t have much of anything to update you on last week as I hadn’t been indulging in the wonderful world of pop culture as much as I would usually like. Back into the swing of things this week though.  Continue reading Weekly update: Is that a knife in your bullet hole?

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Ava DuVernay

Starring:
Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller

Other notable appearances:
Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, André Holland, Bellamy Young, Daniel MacPherson

Running time:
109 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Interstellar, Coraline, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 

Since her father’s disappearance four years ago, Meg Murry (Reid) has gone from a bright and productive student to a withdrawn and angry young woman. When three celestial beings hear her father’s calls for help from a distant corner of the universe, Meg must join them, her brother and schoolmate on a journey of self-discovery to rescue both her father and herself.

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Wonder Woman (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Patty Jenkins

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, David Thewlis

Other notable appearances:
Lucy Davis, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Zack Snyder

Running time:
141 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad

 

After saving pilot and spy Steve Trevor from drowning and German soldiers, Princess Diana of Themiscyra embarks on a journey that takes her from the secluded home she has always known to save humanity from the hell of World War I.

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For the Love of Spock (2016)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Adam Nimoy

Starring:
Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy, Julie Nimoy, Mel Nimoy, Sybil Nimoy, William Shatner, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, J.J. Abrams

Other notable appearances:
Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Jason Alexander, Catherine Hicks, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Prady

Running time:
111 minutes

 

For the Love of Spock is a documentary on Star Trek’s Spock, an homage to Leonard Nimoy and his career, and an exploration by his son of their relationship.

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Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Review by CJ

Star Trek Beyond

Director:
Justin Lin

Starring:
Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella

Other notable appearances:
Deep Roy, Greg Grunberg

Running time:
120 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness, The Avengers

 

Captain Kirk (Pine) and his crew are three years into their five year mission when they are ambushed. The Enterprise suffers devastating damage and most of her crew is taken hostage or killed. Kirk and a handful of crew members avoid capture and team up with Jaylah (Boutella) who has escaped from the clutches that now hold most of the Enterprise crew. Together they must stop new enemy Krall (Elba) from unleashing a weapon of mass destruction on the galaxy.

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