What his work on Up, Star Trek, The Incredibles, and the small screen's Lost taught him about writing a powerful piece of movie music.
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We ask the Star Trek brand's resident fact-checker.
"2009's Star Trek is one of the stupidest movies I have seen in my entire life. "
Space is shaky.
"I didn’t realize this debate until I started shooting the movie."
A new horror classic, an affecting sports documentary, and a starship load of Trek movies.
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J.J. Abrams directs the sequel to his 2009 reboot.
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He would've played Kirk's dad.
George Lucas thinks it's a great idea.
Star Trek for life — Abrams is locked down for three movies.
Live long and prosper, chart-makers.
"I've actually been having a lot of fun with it."
It all started with a Star Trek bridge play set. Now he teaches classes on the show.
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Attack of the colons.
It's rather dark ...
So, Scotty was a badass!
So this took some time, huh?
What do you think Patrick Stewart was thinking?