Friday, July 20, 2018

Tag: George Takei

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

Title: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Rating: PG
Directed by: Nicholas Meyer
Written by: Harve Bennett, and Jack B. Sowards
Based on the television series by: Gene Roddenberry
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Paul Winfield, Kirstie Alley, and Ricardo Montalban
Release Date: 6/4/1982
Running Time: 113 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Title: Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Rating: G
Directed by: Robert Wise
Written by: Harold Livingston, and Alan Dean Foster
Based on the television series by: Gene Roddenberry
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Stephen Collins, Persis Khambatta, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, and George Takei
Release Date: 12/8/1979
Running Time: 132 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk resumes command of the overhauled USS Enterprise in order to intercept it.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)*

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Title: Kubo and the Two Strings
Rating: PG
Directed by: Travis Knight
Written by: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler and Shannon Tindle
Starring: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Brenda Vaccaro
Release Date: 8/19/2016
Running Time: 101 minutes

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On the craggy shores of a fantastical ancient Japan, a boy named Kubo lives on a high cliff above the sea. A scruffy street urchin who is always clever and kindhearted, Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of Game of Thrones) ekes out a humble daily living, mesmerizing townspeople of a small fishing village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales out of folded origami. Among the villagers he enthralls with his stories are Hosato (George Takei), Hashi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro). By night, Kubo tends to his fading yet regal mother as she slips into trances that seem ruled by the rising and setting moon.

This relatively quiet existence is shattered when Kubo accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with the fierce, no-nonsense Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and the quixotic insect samurai Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. Kubo must find the coveted items left behind by his father: The Armor Impenetrable, The Sword Unbreakable, and The Helmet Invulnerable.

With the help of his new friends and his cherished shamisen – a magical musical instrument –Kubo’s odyssey winds through howling blizzards in The Far Lands, the underwater Garden of Eyes, and the dangerous Bamboo Forest. Learning of his own magical powers with every new test of strength and character, Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara), to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family, and fulfill his heroic destiny.


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Dedication: This film is dedicated to my two strings:
Mom and Dad
And to Donna, Ridley, Willow, and Merrick.
You are my quest. You always have been.
TK

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Tab Hunter Confidential (2015)?

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Title: Tab Hunter Confidential
Rating: NR
Directed by: Jeffrey Schwarz
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Portia de Rossi, Noah Wyle, Debbie Reynolds, Natalie Wood, James Dean, Robert Wagner, Rock Hudson, Anthony Perkins, Tab Hunter, John Waters and George Takei
Release Date: 10/16/2015
Running Time: 90 minutes

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The story of matinee idol Tab Hunter from teenage stable boy to closeted Hollywood star of the 1950s.


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Do I Sound Gay? (2014)*

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Title: Do I Sound Gay?
Rating: NR
Directed by: David Thorpe
Starring: David Thorpe, George Takei, Tim Gunn, Margaret Cho, David Sedaris and Dan Savage
Release Date: 7/10/2015
Running Time: 77 minutes

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An upcoming documentary about the stereotype of the “gay voice”.


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Entourage (2015)*

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Title: Entourage
Rating: R
Director: Doug Ellin
Writer: Doug Ellin and Rob Weiss
Stars: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Haley Joel Osment, Billy Bob Thornton, Piers Morgan, Mark Cuban, T.I., Rob Gronkowski, David Arquette, Russell Wilson, Gary Busey, Bob Saget, Mike Tyson, Liam Neeson, Ed O’Neill, Kelsey Grammer, Jessica Alba, David Faustino, Tom Brady, George Takei and Mark Wahlberg
Release Date: 6/3/2015
Running Time: 104 minutes

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Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back – and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold on a risky project that will serve as Vince’s directorial debut.


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Memoriam: In Loving Memory of Danny Weselis 1956 – 2014

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission


To Be Takei (2014)*

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TITLE: To Be Takei

RELEASE DATE: 8/22/2014

RATING: NR

A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.

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NOTE: In Memory of US Senator Daniel K. Inouye 1924-2012. Dedicated to George Kuchar 1942-2011. Esther “Magran” Sinclaire 1918-2013.

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