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Jack Ryan

“Jack Ryan” is Just Fine

Tom Clancy novels were all the rage in the ‘80s. With his meticulous attention to detail and his everyman hero, Jack Ryan, readers gobbled up his books, eventually leading to the first Ryan film, “The Hunt for Red October,” which personally is one of my favorite films of all time. After three actors and three… Read More ›

Star Trek

Star Trek Boldly Goes “Into Darkness”

A big budget, special effects action bonanza, J.J. Abrams’s 2009 reboot of “Star Trek” accomplished what no other “Trek” film has done before. A massive success, it was a game changer for the series, transporting “Star Trek” from something only for fanboys into the mainstream. Suddenly it was cool to like “Star Trek.” By eschewing… Read More ›