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J.J. Abrams Brings In Anna Foerster To Direct ‘Lou’

There has been growing frustration over the lack of quality female directors not being given the chance to direct tentpole films. There may be a few exceptions, but when Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy says things like "We want to make sure that...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 1, 2016

MOVIE REVIEW: Star Trek Beyond

I have seen the past three Star Trek movies but I still do not consider myself as a Trekkie. Yet, I always find myself enjoying each of them. Since JJ Abrams breathed a new life into the franchise in 2009, I slowly immersed into its world to familia...
by The Little Binger on Jul 27, 2016

J.J. Abrams explains why he didn't direct 'Star Trek Beyond'

“Working on Star Trek was one of the luckiest experiences of my life,” says producer J.J. Abrams, the man responsible for bringing new life to the beloved science fiction franchise, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. “Gene Roddenb...
by The Film Geek Guy on Jul 13, 2016

Box Office Buz: DVD and Blu-ray releases for June 14, 2016

As we head into mid-June we have another stellar week full of a wide selection of goodies including some great indie features, catalog and TV. These are your new releases for June 14, 2016. First up this week is the new mysterious film from produc...
by Box Office Buz on Jun 16, 2016

Blu-ray Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

As good as all three of them are, though, Goodman is the show stealer. He's so creepy and threatening, and yet at the same time he appears to have literally saved their lives by getting them in the shelter. He has light moments and shows tenderness a...
by RotoRob on Jun 10, 2016

Blu-ray Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray Combo Pack Director: J.J. Abrams Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew,...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 5, 2016

4 Books That Are More Than Books

This video is sponsored by The Pharos Gate by Nick Bantock. Amanda highlights four novels that are more than novels: ...
by Book Riot on Mar 24, 2016

10 Cloverfield Lane Movie Trailer

This teaser trailer comes from Paramount and J.J. Abrams where we are introduced to a spin-off or sequel to the 2008 sci-fi/horror movie Cloverfield. Stars John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead,  John Gallagher Jr. in theaters March 11, 2016. Filed...
by Collectors Hype on Jan 17, 2016

Star Wars: El despertar de la fuerza (2015) – veamos qué pasa por aquí

"Star Wars: Episodio VII - El despertar de la fuerza" es el intento del trío Lucas/Disney/Abrams para devolver esta saga a donde merece, intentando reparar errores pasados. Éxito o fracaso? Sólo tú puedes decidirlo.
by Zinemaníacos on Dec 26, 2015

Scratch Break – The Force

“Houve um despertar, você sentiu?” AUMENTA O SOM E CURTE O DESPERTAR!
by 100NexO on Dec 22, 2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Writers On Kylo Ren’s Unspeakable Scene

Okay, now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already out in theaters, and has crushed nearly every box office record, we have been doing some post-release coverage of the film. We also saw that Universal graciously congratulated Disney and Lucasfil...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 22, 2015

A Força Despertou – O Episódio VII de Star Wars em Detalhes (com SPOILERS)

Finalmente tivemos o primeiro final de semana com Star Wars entre nós novamente! E a ideia de que o Episódio VIII virá somente em 2017, faz com que dê ainda mais vontade de rever e falar sobre este... Esse é um resumo do que temos de novo, cliq...
by Canto dos Clássicos on Dec 21, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Spoiler-Filled Review

SPOILERS AHEAD… If you haven’t seen ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, please leave this post and come again after you’ve watched it as I talk about major plot details and big revelations about the film. There’s a 90% chance the entire...
by The Film Geek Guy on Dec 20, 2015

Simon Pegg, Daniel Craig and Other Cameos in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Being a part of the 'Star Wars' universe is in everyone's bucket list. For people in Hollywood, grabbing a role. even a short cameo in one of the movies is already something. We all know Simon Pegg and Daniel Craig are confirmed to have cameos in 'St...
by The Film Geek Guy on Dec 19, 2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: A Spoiler-Free Review

I can solidly state that Star Wars: The Force Awakens includes nearly everything a Star Wars fan loved about the Original Trilogy (1977), while leaving out much of what was problematic about the Prequel Trilogy (1999). In many ways, The Force Awakens...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 18, 2015

Star Wars Anthologies: Can They Keep the Force Balanced?

Well the reviews are in, and Episode VII is a bona fide hit among critics and fans. With a healthy blend of new characters and traditional Star Wars flair, The Force Awakens proved the franchise could continue and even thrive without George Lucas. Th...
by Black Ship Books on Dec 17, 2015

Star Wars: El Despertar de la Fuerza – Al rescate de viejas glorias.

Ya está. Ha sucedido. Desconcierto, ira, entusiasmo, excitación, obnubilación y ganas, muchas ganas de volver a verla. Muchos son los sentimientos que se pelean, ahora mismo, en mis entrañas, cual dos figuras encapuchadas, una de negro y otra col...
by cineYEAR on Dec 16, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Movie Review

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, with all the hype surrounding it, can easily be the most disappointing film of all-time next to ‘The Phantom Menace’. This is a celebratory picture that is so big, even a filmmaker on the caliber of David Finch...
by The Film Geek Guy on Dec 16, 2015

Star Trek Beyond Official Trailer (2016)

Filed under: Trailers Tagged: Chris Pine, Idris Elba, JJ Abrams, Justin Lin, Simon Pegg, Sofia Boutella, Star Trek, Star Trek 2016, Star Trek 2016 Trailer, Star Trek Beyond, Star Trek Beyond Official Trailer, Star Trek Beyond Trailer, Star Trek Movie...
by Collectors Hype on Dec 14, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Night On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (Video)

It was Star Wars night on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, in anticipation of one of the biggest movie (and fan obsession) nights of the year - Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Kimmel interviewed director/writer/producer JJ Abrams, who answered some compel...
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 24, 2015


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