Category: Movie Reviews

Star Trek: The First Frontier

Gut reaction: I came to Star Trek very guarded. After all, the much-celebrated J.J. Abrams’ first attempt at film theatricality was the tedious and prosaic Mission: Impossible III, and his first role as producer was the emetic Cloverfield.

This Film is Not Yet Finished

Kirby Dick and Atom Egoyan

It’s no real secret that a movie’s rating can affect its box-office numbers. Receiving an NC-17 rating, for example, can mean commercial death for a film. But how are these ratings achieved, and who is responsible for establishing the ratings?