Remember how Cloverfield came out of nowhere and then dumped a pile of viral marketing on us to keep interest in the then-mysterious movie high? Well, its sibling movie, 10 Cloverfield Lane, is operating in much the same way.
Star Wars has long been a franchise that prides itself on its visual effects and The Force Awakens is no different. Director J.J Abrams expertly blended practical and digital effects to make a Star Wars film worthy of that legacy. And now you can really see his handiwork.
While he’s been helping with the promotion of Hulu’s 11.22.63, J.J. Abrams dropped some bad news on us: this upcoming season of Person of Interest is likely its last.
There’s clearly been some material cut from of Star Wars: The Force Awakens: and J.J. Abrams was asked if that means that there’ll be an extended cut of the film when the DVDs hit.
A droid carrying important information is jettisoned on a remote desert planet. A mechanically inclined loner with a mysterious past finds it, setting them off on an adventure that will see the destruction of a huge weapon and more. Yes, The Force Awakens mirrors the original Star Wars, and J.J. Abrams thinks it had…
As Star Wars: The Force Awakens inches toward becoming the highest-grossing film in history, you’re might be a touch curious about how it came to be. This new video gives us a rare peek behind-the-scenes at the actual making of the film, and specifically how director J.J. Abrams chose the location for TFA’s powerful…
When we first walked out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we had questions: 33 of them, to be exact. But after seeing the movie several more times, our questions have only multiplied. Here are 43 burning questions that are going to drive us nuts until Episode VIII comes out.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is absolutely bursting with cool set pieces. But you didn’t see half the insane stuff the movie’s production team came up with. Early versions of the story were full of Darth Vader’s ghost, an underwater Death Star, and more. Here are 13 things they left out of Episode VII.
Has any movie every had more pre-release baggage than Star Wars The Force Awakens? Expectations, rumors, hype—it felt like the fate of the universe was resting on this movie. So maybe it’s no wonder that I enjoyed Episode VII a lot more the second time I saw it.
Years of anticipation leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens made several things obvious once the film came out. Chief among them is that several shots in the highly scrutinized trailers were not in the movie. Now, the film’s director has explained the biggest one.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens was always destined for a huge box office debut. The question has been how much of a huge opening would it have? The answer came this weekend: A staggering $238 million in North America and $517 million globally.
This weird second circuit of people admitting that Into Darkness had some pretty big flaws continues with the man of the moment, JJ Abrams! The director might be riding high when it comes to Star Wars right now, but when it comes to realizing the mistakes of his last Star Trek movie, Abrams is refreshingly candid.’
They finally made a movie sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy. And the good news is? The Force Awakens easily captures the charm and excitement of the first three movies. Here’s our spoiler-free review.
We’re one week away from the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Many people already have their tickets and if you don’t, don’t worry, there are lots still available. It’s gonna be on nearly 4,000 screens domestically, but only a small number of those are in the ideal formats.
Star Wars is something that’s so special to so many people, that the mere idea of actually creating something new and fresh in that universe would be daunting. And yet, that’s what J.J. Abrams did with The Force Awakens.
There’s a new featurette for The Force Awakens on the web, featuring Daisy Ridley, J.J. Abrams, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac ruminating on the legacy that they’ve inherited.
When you think “Star Wars” and music, you think of John Williams. That’s a given. And Williams wrote the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is out in just over two weeks. But he didn’t write all the music in the movie.
The director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams, recently said he wanted the movie to be “delightful.” And it very may well be, but it’s also going to be dark. The MPAA has given the film a PG-13 rating, only the second time it’s happened in franchise history.
Yesterday, J.J. Abrams and Stephen Colbert went on a stage to host the Celebrity Nerd-Off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. They didn’t reveal anything new about the film itself, but they did drop one bit of news: The Force Awakens is now complete.