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How J.J. Abrams Made Star Wars 7's Lightsaber Battles Different From The Prequels
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.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-28
J.J. Abrams' 3 Unexpected Influences On Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-27
What's Wrong With Star Wars: A New Hope, According To Kevin Smith
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-27
Why Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is Causing A Big Fight In France
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-26
The 3 People George Lucas First Asked To Direct The Star Wars Prequels
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-25
The Blunt Reason Carrie Fisher Returned To Star Wars
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.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-25
What Star Wars 7 Looks Like As A Romantic Comedy
Oh my Harry Met Sally. This is pure Star Wars gold.
star wars Corey Chichizola 2015-11-24
Why Star Wars: The Force Awakens Might Not Break Box Office Records, According To Disney
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.”
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-24
Watch Harrison Ford Prevent Chewbacca's Suicide in Bizarre, Hilarious Star Wars Skit
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-24
New Star Wars 7 Footage Shows The Military Might Of The First Order
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.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-24
Lens Flares In Star Wars 7? Here's What J.J. Abrams Said
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.
star wars Gregory Wakeman 2015-11-23
George Lucas Finally Reveals Why He Broke Up With Star Wars
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-20
Mark Hamill Teases A Star Wars Secret That's Bigger Than The Darth Vader Reveal
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.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-19
Watch Harrison Ford Surprise Star Wars Fans In Joyous New Video
When The Force Awakens began to film on board their practical set of the Millennium Falcon Harrison Ford called it, “another day at the office.” Now, he finally looks to be having a good time being part of Star Wars.
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-19
Why George Lucas Isn't Going To Direct Anymore Big Budget Films
Though George Lucas may have helped birth some of the biggest movies of all time, now that he's moved on from Lucasfilm, don't expect to see him direct any big budget movies anytime soon.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-19
Star Wars: John Boyega's Intense Reaction To Holding A Lightsaber For The First Time
As a lifelong fan of the franchise, John Boyega was excited to be cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but one moment caused him to have an extreme reaction.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-19
What The Star Wars Saga Is About, According To Lawrence Kasdan
Lawrence Kasdan has been a key creative figure in the development of Star Wars, from the original trilogy to now, and the saga has a very specific meaning to him.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-11-18
How Often Disney Is Planning To Release Star Wars Movies
We’ve known since the day they bought Lucasfilm that Disney had big plans for Star Wars. Now, we’re getting films based on side stories and standalone films for individual characters. Exactly how many Star Wars films is Disney planning to make?
star wars Dirk Libbey 2015-11-18
Star Wars Isn't Flawless, According To The Latest Honest Trailer
Few movies have had an enormous impact on both the film industry and pop culture, but Star Wars, a.k.a. Episode IV: A New Hope, can count itself on that list. However, that doesn’t keep it safe from receiving an Honest Trailer.
star wars Adam Holmes 2015-11-18
How Star Wars Made Sure Supreme Leader Snoke Was Larger Than Life
We learned last week that Supreme Leader Snoke be quite large in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now we know how the crew accomplished creating this enormous villain.
star wars Adam Holmes 2015-11-17
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