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As CollectiveSmash continues on our journey through the Star Trek films with the #ToBoldyWatch series, the Collective and Keysmash Blog have put together a couple of Five Things posts that we want to share with you. Below, are the top 5 picks of our Collective writers on the most iconic Star Trek guest appearances over the years. Be sure to visit Keysmash Blog to check out “Five Things: Iconic Catchphrases”.



“The Revenant” is one of the most viscerally beautiful movies I have ever seen. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki made the fascinating decision to use natural light almost exclusively throughout the entire film, and it pays off magnificently. The winter light feels almost lazy as it bends around frosty trees and bounces off the snow-covered ground. At times there is barely enough light to truly see what’s happening on the screen, which only serves to heighten the film’s often tense atmosphere. This film is truly a feast for the eyes.

Tom Hardy party!!!


Edward Thomas Hardy. A man’s man and a lady’s wet dream. The (sometimes) bearded British sex god who isn’t afraid to show his wang every now and again. I have long obsessed over this man’s ability to grow a thick and gorgeous face blanket, his multitude of tattoos and scandalous body. Oh, and have I mentioned he’s one of the most talented, versatile actors on the silver screen? He’s worked with the best and continues to churn out amazing movies. You probably know him as Bane, the Dark Knight’s back-breaking nemesis in The Dark Knight Rises (2012) or  Eames, the sexy grifter from Inception (2010). Perhaps he caught your eye as the quiet, cardigan-wearing thug in Lawless (2012), or as the adorable Handsome Bob in RocknRolla (2008) but Tom has also been in a slew of English and American films since stepping on the scene with the mini-series Band of Brothers in 2001. Here are my favorites. You’re welcome.


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