UCI Alumnus: Screenwriter Grant Nieporte Knows Will Smith

Ever wonder what it’s like to work with Will Smith? Or maybe if he believes in “getting jiggy with it, na na na na na na na nana” in between shots? How about Rosario Dawson? Ever wonder if in her downtime she asks strangers if they can “light her candle” before she heads over to the Cat Scratch Club? While he might not give away the song and dance of Smith and Dawson, UC Irvine Alumnus Grant Nieporte knows them on a deeper level.

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“Star Trek” Should Please Trekkies

As much as Trekkies may dislike the idea, J.J. Abrams’ take on Gene Rodenberry’s famous space-faring series is actually good. Fans of the original series and its film spin-offs may cry foul at this alternate take on their beloved space soap opera, but it’s precisely because the new “Star Trek” film doesn’t cater to the old television show’s motifs that makes it watchable and entertaining.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

The thing about Hugh Jackman and this movie is that he’s rightly People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” as he jumps off a waterfall naked. From a woman’s standpoint, it is almost worth the 12-dollar ticket and popcorn just seeing his untanned tushy running across a farmyard.

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