Josh Trank to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Stand-Alone Film

June 4, 2014 at 10:38 am | Posted in Entertainment, Lucasfilm, Movies, News, Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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urlWhile it was recently reported by StarWars.com that Gareth Edwards, director of the recent hit Godzilla, will be helming a Star Wars stand-alone movie, it has now been reported that he will be joined in the Star Wars universe by Chronicle’s Josh Trank. Currently directing Fox’s reboot to The Fantastic Four, Trank will helm a second Star Wars movie.

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Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

May 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Entertainment, Marvel, Movies, Reviews, scifi | Leave a comment
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urlFox’s X-Men once again took the world by storm this past weekend, with big box office numbers and glowing reviews. The ‘inbetweequal’ as it is called, X-Men: Days of Future Past, is once again directed by franchise starter Bryan Singer, who utilizes both generations of X-Men casts. With Hugh Jackman returning as Wolverine for the seventh time, other stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Halle Berry,  Peter Dinklage, and Jennifer Lawrence round out the principal cast. Does the film stand up against all the hype? Hit the jump to find out!

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Episode VII to be released December 18th, 2015- Mark Your Calendars!

November 7, 2013 at 4:29 pm | Posted in Disney, Entertainment, Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Lucasfilm, Movies, News, Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars, Star Wars News | 2 Comments

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Star Wars Episode VII finally has a release date! (via StarWars.com) It’ll be released on December 18th, 2015, just in time for the Holidays!

What with Summer 2015’s already packed schedule, and potential production delays with Episode VII, rumors have been swirling with news of the next Star Wars installment being in the final quarter of 2015. This marks the first time a Star Wars film has not been released in May. However, this also distances Episode VII from other big blockbusters of the year, like Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Jurassic World.

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Star Wars 1313 Still In Production

September 20, 2013 at 10:36 am | Posted in Entertainment, Lucasfilm, Movies, Video Games | Leave a comment
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1313So in a very intriguing article from The Inquirer chief technology strategy officer Kim Libreri talks about how developments in video game technology is changing the post production process of movies.  using motion capture technology they can add real time effects to movies.  In a very interesting twist at the end of the article it is said that Star Wars 1313 is still in production!!

To wrap up Libreri showed off a video demonstrating Lucasfilm’s “performance capture stage” driving the game engine for 1313, which is still in production. The video shows the possibilities of this converging world of video games and movies and can be viewed below.

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Latino-Review has Locations, Denials and Meetings

September 18, 2013 at 11:18 pm | Posted in Disney, Entertainment, Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm, Movies, Rumor, Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Star wars logoIt’s looking to be another busy week of Star Wars rumors fans!!  So we’ve heard that New Mexico is being talked about for a Star Wars location shoot and Latino-Review has the exact location of the filming!!  Las Cruces, fans the City of the Crosses!!  This location could work very well for a few Star Wars locales.

Also LR has the lowdown on all those Benedict Cumberbatch denials.  Check out the link above to get the full scoop on these two things as well as who went in for a reading for the new movie!!  Lots of good stuff fans and some nice juicy rumors to chew on!!

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Happy Birthday, Timothy Zahn

September 1, 2013 at 7:45 am | Posted in Birthday, Entertainment | Leave a comment
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Today we wish a very happy birthday to Star Wars Expanded Universe author Timothy Zahn! While Tim doesn’t have any Star Wars books in the pipeline right now, he does have a new game he’s working on called Parallax. You can check out the details on Kickstarter and they have a Facebook page setup where fans can ask questions about the game. Be sure to check it out.

Note: the Kickstarter for Parallax isn’t live yet. Once it does go live, we’ll be sure to let you know.

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Geek Week Starts Today

August 4, 2013 at 8:28 am | Posted in Entertainment, Events | Leave a comment

Youtube is hosing Geek Week which runs August 4 through 10th. Today is Blockbuster Sunday hosted by FeddieW. You can catch the highlights below.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 31, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Entertainment, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from July 31 through August 6th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 31

  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cleveland, OH for the Weird Al concert at Cain Park from 6:00-11:00 PM.

August 1

  • UK Garrison will be in Kensington Palace for the Luna Cinema Top Gun screening, and in Brighton for the Lord Vader’s Quarters art exhibition.

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The Best of Star Wars Celebration Europe II

July 29, 2013 at 6:44 pm | Posted in CEII, Celebration, Entertainment, Events, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

For those who missed out on Star Wars Celebration Europe II or who want to relive some of the moments, we’ve put together a nice playlist of some of the best videos including interviews and panels.

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Film Review: ‘The Wolverine’

July 26, 2013 at 5:13 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Entertainment, Marvel, Movies, Reviews, scifi, scifi/fantasy | 2 Comments
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the-wolverine-teaser-posterOkay, let me start off very blunt- The Wolverine was awesome. Directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman in his sixth appearance as the titular character in the X-Men film series, this film almost all but wipes out the bad taste in audience’s mouths left from 2009’s X-Men: Origins- Wolverine film. This film has a surprising amount of depth, and Mangold’s direction and Jackman’s performance blend effortlessly together. While the film is definitely a stand-alone to the X-Men universe and little to no other mutants besides Wolverine are present, it brings in a cast of relatively unknown actors playing such great characters that you are still constantly engaged. That, and the wonderful character development that goes on with Jackman’s Wolverine.

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