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the secret of a great movie…

With the success of Star Trek, JJ Abrams is now one of the hottest directors in Hollywood. His ability to create compelling drama has been his trademark throughout his career. His creative projects have include...
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I would love to see you angry

As a kid one of my favorite TV shows was the Incredible Hulk. Bill Bixby starred as the mild David Banner, a scientist in search of unlocking the human potential. A freak radiation accident, resulted in David ...
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Super-failures

   My son just turned 4 last month and is starting to get into superheroes, which is a personal dream of mine. He already has a bunch of the action figures, gadgets, and play sets. Ironically, he has not watch...
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J.J. Abrams on Star Trek

This just shows that Abrams has an unbelievable talent for understanding source material yet still able to reach the wider audiences. Abrams once said that audiences have seen what special effects can do. We ...
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Leadership from the 23rd Century

  I enjoyed a weekend of watching Star Trek not once but twice. It’s been over 15 years since the valiant crew of the original Starship Enterprise had sought out new life forms and civilizations. It was wor...
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Star Trek: Mission Impossible

This is my ‘pre-blog’ blog about the new Star Trek movie by JJ Abrams. I wanted to write some thoughts down before I see this highly anticipated movie. Don’t worry no spoilers here. I have been a huge Star T...
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Wolverine: The beast within

Everyone needs to know where they came from. X-Men Origins: Wolverine, tells the story of one of the most favored comic book characters in the Marvel universe. Wolverine is the rebel, anti-hero, and mysteriou...
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Great Frakkin’ lessons

As I watched the finale of one the greatest shows in history, I pondered how Battlestar Galactica (or BSG) can teach lessons on creative leadership. Here are a few of my musings: Story is everything. No am...
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Who watches the Watchmen

I went to the highly anticipated Watchmen on opening weekend. It's very unlike your typical 'superhero' movie. Regardless if you liked the movie, it did bring up interesting (& controversial) ideas in reg...