Posts tagged "Star Wars"

9 Quick Takeaways from This Morning's Oscar Nominations

9 Quick Takeaways from This Morning's Oscar Nominations
In one of the most unpredictable Oscar years in recent memory, this morning’s nominations were surprisingly…predictable.  Oh sure, there were the usual snubs (happens every year), but no real out-of-left-field shockers.  What can we takeaway from the nominations now, as we inch toward the actual awards ceremony on Feb. 28?  Let’s discuss: 1. Will Ridley... Read more »

The Top 10 Movies of 2015

The Top 10 Movies of 2015
This year, there was a seemingly endless supply of entertainment options that you could watch around the clock on screens big and small, where each week saw the release of new and interesting comedies, dramas, documentaries, Oscar and/or Razzie bait, and the sheer volume of product threatened to completely overtake our lives if we bothered... Read more »

The Star Wars Episode 7 Trailer: Shot by Shot Analysis

The Star Wars Episode 7 Trailer: Shot by Shot Analysis
We watched the new trailer for Star Wars Episode 7, The Force Awakens, thirty-four times this morning. The teaser doesn’t tell us much, but it does tell us some. There will be people in this movie. And droids. And flying things. And sand. Lots of sand. Some people hate sand. It gets everywhere. In the... Read more »
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J.J. Abrams Is Directing The Next Star Wars - Awesome! So What Does That Tell Us?

J.J. Abrams Is Directing The Next Star Wars - Awesome!  So What Does That Tell Us?
In the past few months, my world has been rocked by two huge movie-related announcements.  The first was October 30, 2012, when, while stuck in mediation, I learned that Disney acquired Lucasfilm for some $4 billion dollars, and that not only were they going to make Star Wars Episodes VII-IX, but that other new Star... Read more »

To 3D or Not To 3D: Can I Choose IMAX Instead?

To 3D or Not To 3D: Can I Choose IMAX Instead?
George Lucas received more money from me this weekend.  I spent about $11 per ticket for a 9:50 a.m. showing of Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace with my son.  Not just any version of Phantom Menace though – no, in order to get butts in the theater these days, it had that... Read more »