In 2015, Joonas Suotamo worked with Peter Mayhew as they both played the famous wookie in the galaxy Chewbacca in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. By the time The Last Jedi came on to screen, Joonas has taken over the role. Now, he does something that very few Star Wars actors have done – played […]
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J.J. Abrams To Write/Direct Star Wars IX!
J.J. Abrams has replaced Colin Trevorrow as the the writer/director of Star Wars IX. Abrams will complete the Star Wars Trilogy he initiated with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
10 Days Until Star Wars: The Force Awakens Launches On Starz!
In ten days, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will make its exclusive premium cable TV debut on Starz. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will premiere on Starz on Saturday, September 10th (9/8C) and again at 11:25/10:25C). Special features – including deleted scenes and featurettes can be downloaded via the Starz app on that date, as […]
Teaser Trailer? Star Wars: The Force Awakens On Home Video In April!
With a film like Star Wars: The Force Awakens – that clocks in at two hours and fifteen minutes, you might wonder just how many deleted scenes there could possibly be. The answer: enough to warrant a Deleted Scenes Teaser Trailer – which you can check out after the break. Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives […]
Star Wars: The force Awakens On Home Video In April!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens will released on Digital HD on April 1st, followed by Blu-ray combo-Pack and DVD on April 5th. Bonus features will include an in-depth ‘making of’ documentary, deleted scenes and much, much more. Follow the jump for details (and a spiffy new trailer just for the home video release).
2015: Sheldon’s Favorite Fifteen+ – Film!
Wow! What a year it’s been for movies! The North American box office crossed $11 billion; two studios crossed $2 billion; franchises raked in bucks, and a lot of movies that should have done well, flopped. It was crazy. Whether you were into superheroes, caper flicks, horror, comedy (rude or not), big budget or low-fi […]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Conquers Records!
Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiered, I bet a friend it would reach half-a-billion dollars by New Years. He didn’t think it would. We were both wrong. Globally, Episode VII passed the half-billion mark today and may well pass its first billion by New Years. How does this happen? Well, Rotten Tomatoes has it ranked […]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Echoes of Greatness!
My first published movie review was for Star Wars – long before it became Episode Four: A New Hope. That opening shot of the rebel fighter being pursued by the Empire dreadnought hooked me like new movie before – or since. After the sheer awfulness of the second trilogy (Episodes I, II, and III), I […]
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Borders on being a Flawless Remake, Michelle’s Review
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is probably a near perfect Star Wars film that regular fans and fanatics alike have been waiting for, but it suffers by slavishly sticking to the tropes from the original and doesn’t strive to go off script. After the disaster of the prequels, it seemed like the mandate here was “Don’t fuck […]
2015 AFI Awards Announced!
The American Film Institute has named its top films and television series for 2015. The AFI lists their choices alphabetically so there’s way to tell which got the most votes, but it’s interesting to note that Star Wars: The Force Awakens made the the film list and Better Call Saul made the television list. A […]
The Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens
There is one movie dominating the film discussion this week and that is Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Over two years ago, 158 episodes back, GeekScholars Movie News first reported on the seventh Star Wars film starting with the sale to Disney. Since then, the hosts have discussed everything from titles, directors, cast, and even music. Now that Star Wars: […]