In the new Star Trek movie there are a couple of glimpses of some Federation ships besides the Kelvin and the Enterprise and we can now get a closer look with a new image from now available online, along with some more behind the scenes images. We also have the latest box office numbers, Trek’s ratings with movie viewers online and more.
Ships image + more behind the scenes shots + Mindel interview
The International Cinematographers Guild site has an interview with Star Trek cinematographer Daniel Mindel, which also includes a great shot in space giving us a good look at a couple of the other ship types in the movie. There are some behind the scenes shots too. Here are the images, click to see them larger and read the interiew.
Box Office Update: Another good Monday for Trek
Star Trek continues to battle it out against Angels & Demons, but on Monday the Tom Hanks movie edged out Trek a bit to take top spot at $4.7M vs. Trek’s $4.5M domestically. Star Trek is now up to $152.2M domestic with $219.9M globally. Paramount has run ads about Star Trek saying it is ‘this year’s Iron Man’ referring to the hit movie from 2008, which proved to have very long legs. So it is good news that Trek’s second Monday sales ($4.5M) are higher than Iron Man’s ($3.9M).
Star Trek online ratings sky high
We have already noted that Star Trek has the top ratings at movie review aggregator sites Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, but the New York Times notes that it is no surprise Star Trek has legs, pointing to new movie site Flicketz, which rating films on a number of factors, including fan reviews, and Star Trek has a perfect ‘fan score’ of 100. Speaking viewer reviews, Yahoo Movies readers give Star Trek an average of an ‘A‘, and on IMDB, Star Trek has a rating of 8.4, which ranks it as the 71st highest ranked film on the site (in the same range as films like Pan’s Labyrinth, Aliens, and Raging Bull.
More Star Trek Celeb Watch
Links to the latest from the cast of the new Star Trek moie.