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4:00 PM on 02.27.2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)

Earlier today, news broke that Leonard Nimoy had passed away at the age of 83.  It's hard to put into words the personal importance of Nimoy's work. Star Trek wasn't just the show I watched as a child, it was my ins...

Jackson Tyler


5:00 PM on 01.23.2015

The Star Trek films have a lot of lens flares

According to these videos from editor Dylan Browne, there are quite a few lens flares in the first two Star Trek films. Around 1500 of them apparently. In other Star Trek news, Simon Pegg is co-writing the third film with Doug Jung (Dark Blue) with Justin Lin still signed on to direct. Only good can come of this, right?  Or at the very least, more lens flares!  [via /Film]

Nick Valdez

4:00 PM on 12.23.2014

Justin Lin to direct Star Trek 3

If you're one of many people, like myself and the rest of the Flixist staff, then you're anxiously awaiting the next installment of the Fast & Furious franchise, Furious 7. That's all thanks to the work of Justin Lin, and...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 09.23.2014

William Shatner has a role in Star Trek 3 if he wants it

Rumors are coming in that screenplay for the third Star Trek film may have a crucial part for William Shatner that will reteam him with Leonard Nemoy. Evidently the part is a pretty integral part of the film and thus won...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 06.19.2014

Paramount announces 2016 release slate, includes Transformers 5 and Star Trek 3

While we've been looking to 2015's already bloated film schedule (thanks to loads and loads of comic book properties and sequels), and 2014 is only half way through, Paramount Pictures wants to remind everyone that 2016 is a ...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 05.14.2014

Bob Orci to direct Star Trek 3

Roberto Orci, known for both his work on the Star Trek and Transformers film franchises and his numerous offensive conspiracy theories, will direct the next Star Trek movie. Deadline initially reported on the rumor, before Pa...

Mike Cosimano

1:00 PM on 04.23.2014

Kurtzman & Orci are breaking up; Orci wants to direct Trek 3

If you're not familiar with the Alex Kurtzman/Roberto Orci team, you probably haven't been paying attention; the duo have their fingers in many a pot, including Xena: Warrior Princess, Fringe, Mission: Impossible III, and the...

Mike Cosimano

9:00 AM on 12.10.2013

Joe Cornish Not Directing Star Trek 3; writers confirmed

After weeks of rumors, Paramount has put to rest the idea of Attack the Block director (and co-mastermind behind the best James Bond theme) Joe Cornish directing the next entry in the rebooted Star Trek film franchi...

Mike Cosimano

9:00 AM on 12.03.2013

J.J. Abrams regrets keeping Khan in the Mystery Box

In a recent interview with MTV News, J.J. Abrams talked about why he felt keeping the identity of Star Trek Into Darkness' villain a secret was a bad idea; something I realized as soon as Kirk punched Khan in the face and he ...

Mike Cosimano

8:00 AM on 11.04.2013

Rumor: Joe Cornish could direct Star Trek 3

If this rumor turns out to be true in some fashion, allow me to title the next Star Trek film, Star Trek Into Greatness (or maybe Star Trek Into Something Less Full of Bologna?). According to the good folks at Deadline, since...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 09.20.2013

JJ sez Star Wars VII will be "emotional" and buzzword

Our lord and savior JJ Abrams came out of the star-spangled closet to finally say some buzzwords about the Second Coming of Christ a.k.a Episode VII. The Into Darkness director said that he hopes that he will deliver an ...

Nathan Hardisty





11:00 AM on 08.28.2013

Star Trek: Into Darkness and World War Z double feature!

Did you think the days of the grindhouse double feature were long gone from our incorporated movie going experiences? Well, you're right unless you're lucky enough to live by an awesome independent theater. However, thanks to...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 07.23.2013

Star Trek 3 grabbing new writers

Rumors are popping up that two new writers have been brought on for the next Star Trek film as Kurtzman, Orci and Lindelof leave to go mess around with some other beloved franchise. Bad Robot, JJ Abrams production compan...

Matthew Razak



FlixList: The best Star Trek movies photo
FlixList: The best Star Trek movies
by Matthew Razak

That title is a bit of a misnomer since I'm listing all of the Star Trek films here so really it's about ranking them from best to worst, but if we consider the fact that all Star Trek movies are awesome simply by being a Star Trek movie then it's entirely apt, right?

That might not be entirely true either. After watching through all 11 movies (again) I can say without a doubt that some of them are pretty bad, and yet even the bad ones have their redeeming values. As I ranked them I was often torn between loving a film for one reason and hating it for another. And while the franchise has had it's ups and downs in the theater if things continue getting better, as our review of Into Darkness suggests they are, I may just be adding a new number one to the top of the list.

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Review: Star Trek Into Darkness photo
Review: Star Trek Into Darkness
by Nathan Hardisty

I thoroughly enjoyed the first Abrams Star Trek with all of its timeline meshing, cute references and lens flares. Into Darkness has been on my radar for a good while, and with Abrams now in the chair for Star Wars this seems like his final test. Into Darkness still has some big shoes to fill on its own. Can such a trick be pulled off again? Can Abrams deliver that same fresh and bold delivery as he did with the reboot?

As I'll get into more detail in this review, Abrams delivers an absolute joyride of a sequel that really goes above and beyond to become what might be the best film of the Summer and, undoubtedly, one of the most enthralling features of the year.

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5:00 PM on 05.08.2013

See Star Trek: Into Darkness for free

Bummed you missed out on those sold out Wednesday screenings for Star Trek: Into Darkness? Cheer up, because Flixist is here for you! We have admit-two passes to a screening of the next installment of the Star Trek franc...

Matthew Razak

4:00 PM on 05.08.2013

Star Trek: Into Darkness releasing earlier after sell out

So it appears that Star Trek: Into Darkness's special IMAX Wednesday screenings went kind of quickly and they're all sold out. That fact means that the studios can't make anymore money off of ticket sales for the opening week...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 05.01.2013

Two new posters for Star Trek Into Darkness

Two new posters have emerged for J.J. Abrams' next Star Trek movie, Star Trek Into Darkness. One is a regular poster, and the other will only be available through purchase of an IMAX ticket to Into Darkness. The first poster ...

Liz Rugg

7:00 PM on 04.18.2013

Check out new photos of the new USS Enterprise bridge

Everyone knows by now that J.J. Abrams’ new Star Trek series is able to boldly go where no one has gone before. Since it has essentially rewritten how the Star Trek universe plays out, why not jazz up the looks of it as...

Logan Otremba

8:00 AM on 04.17.2013

Trailer: Star Trek Into Darkness

The 87000th, and final, trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness pulls out all the stops and if this doesn't get you at least a little bit curious toward the film, then you'll probably want to avoid the film. We get a heap of new...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 04.08.2013

Check out high quality photos of Star Trek Into Darkness

Today Paramount Pictures has released higher-quality photos from Star Trek Into Darkness. These have appeared online and in magazines, but not in as high of quality as before. There are some older photos among the bunch, but ...

Logan Otremba

8:00 AM on 03.26.2013

New Star Trek Into Darkness pics have guns and things

Star Trek Into Darkness is just a few weeks away, and some new pics from the film have dropped. They feature everything that made the original Star Trek series great, like savage life-and-death gunfights filmed in war-torn Mo...

Hubert Vigilla