Hollywood studios do this thing where they estimate ticket sales based on pre-sales and previous days takes. That allows them to declare weekend totals even before most theaters opened for Sunday guests. This morning The Walt Disney Studios announced that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets galactic sized box office records in global debut
JJ Abrams had a Galaxy sized problem to solve in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” how to re-launch a cherished movie franchise in a way that respected the past while still being relevant to modern movie going audiences. Episode VII had to do all that… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens – my spoiler-free review
The seventh episode of Star Wars premiers tonight in Hollywood. It’s expected to take over multiple theaters including the Disney owned El Capitan Theater, the nearby Dolby Theater, and the home of many previous Star Wars premieres, the Chinese Theatre. Invited guests got a note… Read More »Last minute Star Wars: The Force Awakens news
We’re now just 10 days before the first fans get a glimpse at Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the intensity level is picking up from even beyond the highs it had already achieved. A new poster for Poe Dameron, the best x-wing pilot in… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the countdown intensifies
With the final version of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” officially in the can, the promotional marketing campaign is about to turn the dial up to eleven. Last night during the American Music Awards there was a special performance of the Star Wars theme featuring… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens releases first clip and X-wing focused TV Spot
It’s a partnership that’s sure to be strong in The Force. Walt Disney Studios and Dolby Laboratories announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be a Dolby Cinema experience. The movie will be mastered in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos where availble. “Dolby Cinema… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be available in Dolby Cinema.
It appears that the last 30 years haven’t been kind to the Rebellion as we left it in “Return of the Jedi,” in fact large swaths of the galaxy have forgotten they, the Jedi, the Sith, ever existed and events have fallen into legend and… Read More »We breakdown the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer
Day 99 The primary cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was announced on April 29, 2014 with a photo of the first table read of the script at Pinewood Studios near London. Pictured are director JJ Abrams with Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher,… Read More »100 Days of Star Wars – 99 days until premiere