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Posted by Dustin on January 17, 2016 at 11:53 AM CST |
Saturday Night Live did a great skit last night mimicking Undercover Boss. Follow Kylo Ren as he becomes Matt the radar technician and infiltrates the ranks he commands!
Posted by Dustin on January 15, 2016 at 12:43 PM CST |
Check out the image above from 501st.com, it shows a variation of the Legion logo hanging proudly from a flag on the exterior of Maz Kanata's castle on the planet Takodana. Way to go guys!
Posted by Dustin on January 15, 2016 at 11:20 AM CST |
The Oscar nominations came out recently for the 88th annual wards show and The Force Awakens picked up noms in the following categories. Best original score, best film editing, best visual effects, best sound mixing and best sound editing. Check out the entire list here at the official site for the Oscars.
Posted by Chris on January 13, 2016 at 06:11 PM CST |
Update! - Video in the full report! - The Oscars YouTube channel posted a fascinating behind-the-scenes video of a before & after look at the visual effects in Star Wars: The Force Awakens! The crew praised the practical effects that were used in the making of the film, so it's fun to see how that was implemented with the use of CGI. Click through to watch the video!
Posted by Dustin on January 11, 2016 at 05:19 PM CST |
Variety posted an article revealing that the list of actors for the new Han Solo Anthology has been narrowed to 12 with a decision coming soon. The article goes on to list eight actors including Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Dave Franco, Jack Reynor, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Emory Cohen and Blake Jenner. The article goes on to mention that there is about a month left of filming for Rogue One, and that there may be a cameo of young Han in the film. You can read the full report here.
Posted by Chris on January 11, 2016 at 04:21 PM CST |
A promotional album for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been made available for streaming on the Walt Disney Awards website. It's a 68-minute album and includes over 13 minutes of music not found on the soundtrack release. Physical copies of the album were sent to members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, which you can view here and here. For download links and more information, head over to JWfan.com, and don't forget to check out TFN's review of the soundtrack here.
Posted by Chris on January 11, 2016 at 04:14 PM CST |
The British Academy Awards (BAFTAs) have released their nominations for this year's awards, and the score for The Force Awakens has been nominated for Best Original Music. Other nominees include the scores for The Hateful Eight by Ennio Morricone, Bridge of Spies by Thomas Newman, The Revenant by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Carsten Nicolai, and Sicario by Johann Johannsson. The ceremony is on February 14 at London's Royal Opera House. You can read our review of the TFA score here.
Posted by Dustin on January 11, 2016 at 01:55 PM CST |
It has been confirmed by Pablo Hidalgo that there is indeed a "1138" hidden somewhere in The Force Awakens, but he's not telling. If you have an idea of where it might be please sound off in the comments section below!
Posted by Dustin on January 11, 2016 at 01:33 PM CST |
John Boyega recently spoke with Vanity Fair magazine mentioning that they are beginning to work on Episode VIII, the script is much darker than The Force Awakens, and Finn's role will require more physicality. Read teh full report here.
Posted by Dustin on January 6, 2016 at 12:11 PM CST |
Remember back in 2012 when Disney inked a deal with Netflix? Well at that time it was also discussed that Starz would get Star Wars: The Force Awakens as it was still under contract with Disney for distribution rights to any Disney films. Then beginning in 2016 the Netflix deal takes over and you should start to see all of the films available to stream on the service sometime during the year.
Posted by Dustin on January 6, 2016 at 10:57 AM CST |
After a Tuesday take of roughly $8 million in ticket sales, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is poised to take the number one spot away from Avatar today. With Avatar's total of $760 million, and The Force Awakens at $758 million, it is a safe bet to say today is the day we reclaim the top spot!
Posted by Dustin on January 5, 2016 at 11:10 AM CST |
Stitch Kingdom have posted over 70 hi-res images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including a few never seen, and without watermarks. Above is just a small taste, check them all out here!