Tagged: J.J. Abrams

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April Today on StarWars.com Disney and LucasFilm announced the release of Star Wars The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray and Digital HD. After a week of speculation, mostly correctly, the announcement confirmed viewers at home will be able to enjoy the massively new popular movie in early April. The Digital HD will be released first, on April 1st with the Blu-Ray to follow on April 5th. As may expected the release comes with a plethora...

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Gwendoline Christie confirms Captain Phasma to return for Episode 8

Captain Phasma to return Today actress Gwendoline Christie confirmed she will reprising her role as Captain Phasma for Episode 8. Just before The Force Awakens producer Kathleen Kennedy already hinted at the return of the character but now it has been confirmed. Captain Phasma quickly became a fan favorite in her chrome armor storm trooper outfit acting as an enforcer for The first Order. With the news of the return of Gwendoline Christie it has been de facto confirmed that Captain Phasma did not...

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10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer online for March 11 release

10 Cloverfield Lane Cloverfield was the sleeper hit of 2008. I remember the release of the trailer well. At first I thought I was watching a some drama movie involving 30-somethings at a frat party. Yet, it did have that found-footage feel which left be baffled. Until Godzilla type monster roared in the background. Cloverfield wasn’t a movie I considered should need a sequel, but after years of speculation a sequel has been announced entitled 10 Cloverfield Lane. The sequel is also...

Person Of Interest Season 5 cancelled

Person Of Interest Season 5 its last says J.J. Abrams

Person Of Interest Season 5 its last! Hot off the success of The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams has made some surprising statements. One of which was sort of expected but is still sad. Person of Interest season 5 may well be its last. At the Television Critics Association Abrams told reporters Saturday that “My guess is it is the final season. The only heartbreak there is how much good story there was to come if it were to have continued. Jonah [Nolan] and Greg...

The Force Awakens Review

The Force Awakens Review – J.J. Abrams returns and the force is with him!

The Force Awakens Review The Force Awakens has finally been released in cinemas. I managed to view it yesterday evening, the 18th, amidst a large crowd of arguably ‘young’ middle-aged fans whose dress-code is questionable. Sadly The Force Awakens (TFA) was over before I knew it. My initial reaction was gratitude that it did not suck like any of the prequel movies. Yet it wasn’t until this morning that I even dared to write down any firm words of judgment. The...

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The Force Awakens update + Gwendoline’s Phasma dress!

The Force Awakens update It is only two weeks to go until the official release of Star Wars The Force Awakens on December 18. As a Star Wars fan I am starting to wonder what is going to be a bigger event: Christmas, the New Year or The Force Awakens. One thing is for sure, I am not going to finish that software project for a client I am have been working on. Late 2015 certainly is slipping into Spring...

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Thoughts on the new Star Trek TV series set for 2017

A new Star Trek TV series, from CBS After years of rumors the bullet is finally through the church (a saying in my part of the world). CBS has announced it will be producing a new Star Trek TV show set for release in 2017. Not much is known besides that. The press release did say that veteran TV producer Alex Kurtzman would helm the reboot. Kurtzman has worked on shows such as Xena, Alias, Fringe and Sleepy Hollow. He...

Darth Vader molten helmet. New Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Released!

New Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Released!

New Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Released! Finally after months of hearing arguments about the merits of having crossbars on a lightsaber we as Star Wars fans are entertained by a new trailer. The second teaser trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens reveals a great deal more than the first, but plenty of the principal cast have been left out. There is also only a hint about what the plot for the movie could be. The latter is something I...

Simon Pegg. Star Trek 3 News Roundup

Star Trek 3 News Roundup

Star Trek 3 News Roundup With J.J. Abrams directing Star Wars The Force Awakens you would almost forget that the Star Trek Reboot franchise will get a third movie. Star Trek 3, not to be confused with The Search For Spock, will be directed by Justin Lin (True Detective and Fast & Furious). Actor Simon Pegg who plays Scottie in the reboot will also write the script. After the debacle that was Star Trek Into Darkness the reboot is in...

Sith lord unveils light saber - Star Wars VII Lightsaber

J.J. Abrams talks about Star Wars VII Lightsaber

One of the most talked about scenes from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was the new Sith ligthsaber. I dare say thanks to SciFiEmpire.net everybody got a high-resolution picture to pick their bone with. The controversy about the ligthsaber has hardly abated since the release of the trailer. Most think it is too gimmicky. After Episode 1 and 2 introduced new types of sabers it is hard to get around that argument. Many hope Star Wars Episode 7: The Force...

The Inquisitor recieving information. Star Wars Rebels Gathering Forces Review

Star Wars Rebels Gathering Forces Review

I thought it time to write a review of Star Wars Rebels, the new Star Wars animated series that replaces The Clone Wars. After the pilot and the subsequent 7 episodes I have come to like this show. The 22 minute duration makes it snappy if a bit short. The humor is top-notch but the series is not afraid to show a darker side either. It’s not like it got much of a choice after previous series. I think Rebels has the...

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Star Wars Episode 7 title revealed as The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens….. finally! Today as part of LucasFilm wrapping up Principal Photography they revealed the title for the seventh Star Wars movie. On StarWars.com the full title was revealed as Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Furthermore it is rumored we will get our first teaser trailer soon. The movie directed by J.J Abrams (Star Trek and Mission Impossible 3) is scheduled for a December 18th 2015 release and will feature as its principal cast most of the original trilogy...

Person of Interest Season 4 Preview - Root and Shaw in short dresses

Person of Interest Season 4 Preview

The fall is almost upon us and you know what that means. TV shows, lots of TV-shows. Some of the new ones such as Gotham, Constantine, NCIS New Orléans and many more. While others will start their make or break second season (Agents of SHIELD and The Blacklist). Frankly there is simply too much to review for one author of a small sci-fi blog. Anyway, the show I am most looking forward is to Person of Interest (PoI). PoI suffered during its second season...

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Harrison Ford Star Wars Episode 7 injury more severe than thought

Harrison Ford Star Wars Episode 7 injury Harrison Ford’s publicist has confirmed to BBC News that the injury the actor sustained on-set is more severe than initially reported. The 71 year old actor broke his left leg on the Pinewood set on June 12th and had to be airlifted to hospital. “His surgery was successful and he will begin rehab shortly,” continued Ina Treciokas in a statement. “He’s doing well and looks forward to returning to work.” The actor is of...