As part of the media preview event for Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, we were allowed in to see short portion of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction, which is still under construction. In a day full of exciting moments for me, this took the… Read More »Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance special preview
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
Oscar Isaac, who will play the resistance pilot Poe Dameron in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” was on Late Night with Seth Meyers discussing his role in the movie. Turns out Isaac is a big Star Wars fan, which is usually a good sign. While… Read More »Oscar Isaac Got Some Great Advice from Harrison Ford on the Star Wars Set
Now that we’ve had a few moments to digest the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and get ‘the feels’ out of the way, it’s time for a deeper look at what we see in our first glimpse of the Star Wars universe as brought to you by J.J. Abrams and team. If there’s one thing this trailer does, is it alleviates your fears. No, J.J. Abrams isn’t going to cram a million lens flares into every frame like he did with the Star Trek series. In fact, it is very much in keeping with the cinematography of the original trilogy.
In fact, this trailer appears designed to make you forget about the second trilogy (the prequels) entirely. I’d say it just about succeeds. It has the scope and adventure of the original trilogy, it evokes the dirty worn down tech we were used to, and it transports you to an otherworldly and exotic place. By the time we get to the new John Williams score, we’re ready to believe that this is going to be an awesome film.
The narrator appears to be Andy Serkis. While we know he’s been cast, we don’t know quite what character he’s playing in the film, but it might be one of the force wielding bad guys. We see the new look Storm Troopers, very close to the classic look, but just different enough to be amazing and menacing.Read More »Review: Star Wars – The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
That’s it folks, the first Star Wars VII trailer. We don’t see much but what we do see is extremely satisfying. From the rumors we have heard (see my rumor breakdown) I think we can safely assume that they are mostly true. We see John… Read More »Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Teaser Trailer
Looking for the perfect t-shirt to wear to Star Wars Weekends? Go no further, “Red Five” by Obvian is a recent t-shirt of the day over on Tee Fury. I like it because it’s not immediately obvious there’s a Star Wars theme, but when you… Read More »Red Five – Star Wars Merchandise Find