It’s been thirty years since the fall of the Empire. Now the Galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and the First Order. But Skywalker is missing and the allies of the Resistance, led by General Leia Organa, are beginning to flounder. And when a defector Stormtrooper named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey and her droid that contains a map to find Skywalker. A new hope lies with them, their ability to survive and fight against all the odds and the location of Luke Skywalker, the last of the Jedi Knights.
Probably not a very clever title but one that suits this review, this is, after all, the first Star Wars film since Episode III: Revenge of the Sith that came out way back in 2005. Wow, I suddenly feel old.
By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Simon Beaufoy & Michael Arndt Based on Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Starring: Jennifer La wrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci & Donald Sutherland A year has passed for Katniss Evergreen, but the nightmares of The Hunger Games that she was forced to participate … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire | Movie Review
By: Sean O’Connell Harrison Ford is just beginning the promotional push for 42, the Jackie Robinson biopic that casts the Hollywood icon as Branch Rickey, the man who first signed Robinson to a major league contract. While he’ll likely have plenty to say about the historical figure, he’s going to have to expect more than his fair share of Star Wars and Anchorman 2 questions as well, as both projects come … Continue reading Harrison Ford Thinks Star Wars Reunion Is Happening And Is Delighted
By: Eric Eisenberg In mid-February we learned of heavy rumors that Harrison Ford would be reprising his role as Han Solo in Star Wars Episode VII, but today’s big Star Wars casting news story comes with a bit more weight considering it’s a direct confirmation from the actor. Palm Beach Illustrated recently had the chance to interview Carrie Fisher, known to sci-fi fans around the universe as Princess Leia Organa, … Continue reading Carrie Fisher Confirms She Will Be Back As Princess Leia In Star Wars Episode VII
By: Nick Venable For most people, a promotion might entail a change in uniform, a bigger office, or a company car… if you’re lucky. In taking over as President of Lucasfilms last year, Kathleen Kennedy got both the privilege and the stress of heading one the most lucrative and imaginative film franchises ever. Something we can certainly all relate to. But in taking on more responsibility, … Continue reading Kathleen Kennedy Exits Jurassic Park 4 For Star Wars Episode VII
By: Katey Rich We were skeptical when the news first broke yesterday, but now it’s all official. J.J. Abrams will indeed be directing the next chapter of the Star Wars adventure, with Disney announcing the news via press release this evening. Sadly there’s not any more information in there to go on– Abrams, famous for his secrecy, is sure to guarantee that the details of where the Star Warsuniverse … Continue reading J.J. Abrams Confirmed As Star Wars Director
By: Eric Eisenberg The most famous real-world Star Wars shooting location has to be the Tunisian desert. With the exception of The Empire Strikes Back, every film in the franchise has shot at least one scene in the African nation, the sandy terrain primarily used for the areas of Tatooine, which you may remember as Luke Skywalker‘s homeworld. But there is another lesser-known on-location spot … Continue reading Will Star Wars VII Have Luke Skywalker Return To Yavin 4?
By: Katey Rich Attempts to figure out who will direct the upcoming Star Wars Episode VIIhave largely been dead ends, with rumors falling apart and more directors taking themselves out of the running than actually expressing interest. So with Lucasfilm still playing those cards very much close to the vest, why not pursue something a bit easier to figure out: who will write it? OK, … Continue reading New Star Wars Trilogy Could Bring Back Lawrence Kasdan