Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)

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Like I said in my review for Star Trek, I was never a huge fan of this franchise growing up. Consequently, I’ve never seen Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, which is where this sequel gets much of its plot (With a twist, of course, thanks to the time travel shenanigans that impacted the first movie.). Continue reading

Moneyball (2011)

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I do expect movies based on real events to take some liberties with the truth, I understand that the real story may not be as entertaining as it could so it needs to be tweaked to sell it to a wide audience. That being said, as someone who followed the sport of baseball while this was all going on, it does gloss over some really important aspects of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and his tenure as general manager of the poor Oakland Athletics. Continue reading