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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to take up 8160 seconds of your life. To work out how long that is in hours and minutes, and you're bad a math, click inside.
While the rest of us are still waiting to see The Force Awakens, because the calendar refuses to move any faster because it hates me, the first few people with an inside track have actually had a chance to see the movie already.
The Star Wars movies are full of scenes that have become iconic and memorable in the 40 years since the series began. Near the top of any list, however, must be the cantina scene from the original film.
There's a lot of pressure on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and J.J. Abrams feels that as a fan and a filmmaker. He was so nervous about showing the film off for the first time that he called the whole experience "horrifying."
George Lucas admitted that it's going to be very weird to see a Star Wars film for the first time without being involved in the production. He even compared the experience to a painful divorce.
Of all the changes that George Lucas has made to the original Star Wars trilogy there is one that has upset fans above all others. More than Darth Vader shouting “NO” as he threw the Emperor to his death. More than the ghost of Hayden Christensen.
The new Star Wars film has been rated PG-13, but why exactly would the MPAA give it that rating?
J.J. Abrams has taken great pains to separate his Star Wars: The Force Awakens from the prequels, and one way he's accomplished this is in how he staged the lightsaber battles.
Despite being a lifelong Star Wars fan, that is not the only influence director J.J. Abrams brought to the making of The Force Awakens, and some of his inspiration may come as a surprise.
When CinemaSins sets their sights on Star Wars: A New Hope, we’re all in. It’s like the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups of YouTube videos. And this time around they enlisted the help of professional geek, Kevin Smith.
When >The Force Awakens finally lands in theaters around the world it is going to make an impact. This is hardly news to anybody. French art house theaters know what sort of an impact the movie is going to have and this has made several of them unhappy.
While George Lucas was the man behind Star Wars from the beginning he only directed the first film in the original trilogy. When it came time for the prequel trilogy however, Lucas famously, or infamously, directed all three of the films.
One of the things we're most excited to see in Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the return of big three from the original trilogy. When asked if returning was a difficult choice, Carrie Fisher had this blunt answer.
Oh my Harry Met Sally. This is pure Star Wars gold.
It’s common for movie studios to downplay their box office numbers if they’re not sure it’s going to do as well as expected. Analysts, here a word meaning “people who stare at numbers all day until their vision gets foggy” predict one number, then the studio comes out and says “oh it may not do quite that well.”
When you’ve known each other as long as Chewbacca and Han Solo have there are bound to be some problems. The personal differences came to a head last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Over the years, Star Wars has given its heroes all manner of evil forces to battle. The Force Awakens is going to continue that and the latest footage shows you just what the good guys will have to overcome.
Thankfully, J.J. Abrams admitted that he has drastically toned down his habitual use of lens flare in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But he admitted that it still pops up occasionally.
When Disney first announced the return of the Star Wars saga it was originally reported that the new films would be based on stories written by the franchise creator George Lucas. Them it turned out that was not the case.
You know what we haven’t talked about nearly enough? Luke Skywalker in The Force Awakens. It’s the mystery that will not die until December 18. Luke is missing from all the Episode VII material. The only thing we know is that it was done on purpose.