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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Novelization

Now that you’ve seen “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in theaters (you have, haven’t you?), get the official novelization of the movie and dive deeper into the stories of Episode VII. Written by Alan Dean Foster, who was the ghost writer for the original novelization… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens Novelization

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets galactic sized box office records in global debut

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

Star Wars The Force Awakens enters the record books, shares more featurettes

Update: The Force is really with Disney. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has collected an estimated $57 million at the box office just on domestic Thursday night showings. That beats the $43.5 million record set by “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2.” “The… Read More »Star Wars The Force Awakens enters the record books, shares more featurettes

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – my spoiler-free review

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

Star Wars: The Force Awakens World Premiere Red Carpet Livestream Replay

The original Star Wars film had no grand opening. It only played at 35 theaters for opening weekend. But eventually all the stars did the turn out for George Lucas’ mega-blockbuster and the movie industry was changed forever. Tonight’s Hollywood premiere for “Star Wars: The… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens World Premiere Red Carpet Livestream Replay

Star Wars: The Force Awakens IMAX Featuette

I’m a fan of the IMAX format, the original format, not those mini-screen IMAX ‘experience’ theaters. So I was happy to hear that J.J. Abrams decided to film a sequence in IMAX for Episode VII. (link) A new featurette was just released with Abrams and… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens IMAX Featuette

Last minute Star Wars: The Force Awakens news

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