‘Star Trek Beyond’: Lin Wins TOS Fans Over

For the 50th anniversary, Paramount Pictures made a very special date night for its Star Trek fans. There was a walk on the beach, fireworks (literal and figurative), and a poignant parting. In between all that, there was also a movie, “Star Trek Beyond,” making its red carpet premiere at San Diego Comic-Con on Wednesday,…

‘The BFG’ is sweet family fare

Insomnia during the magic hour of 3 a.m. leads to an unlikely friendship between a Big Giant Friend and an orphaned little girl. Through each other, the two find courage and happenstance to improve their situations. Before the Internet and texting, “The BFG” was a Roald Dahl 1982 children’s book about a young orphaned girl…