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Star Wars: Episode VIII begins production

Rey took her first steps into a larger world in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” which began principal photography at Pinewood S[...]

Video explores Star Wars Expanded Universe

— by SEAN GERSKI — While the vast majority of the public is familiar with the Star Wars universe primarily through the movies — and the animated series to a lesser extent — many people have followed further adventures in the Star Wars galaxy through what is known as the Expan[...]

Alan Horn talks Star Wars: Episode VII

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — After what seemed to be a brief period of quiet — about two weeks — on the “Star Wars” front, we now have news, and lots of it. Cinemacon was last week and at the Disney presentation, Disney Studios chief Alan Horn had some “Star Wars: E[...]

Is the Force with J.J. Abrams?

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Well, by now you may already know Disney has bought Lucasfilm and is quickly moving ahead with a new “Star Wars” series of movies. Also, the web has been conjecturing nonstop who the possible candidates would be to take on the challenge of directing the first fil[...]

Disney to Release Star Wars VII in 2015

— by SEAN GERSKI — On April 1 of every year, plenty of otherwise responsible websites like to put up stories that are 100 percent fictional as April Fools’ gags. Reading the following news felt to me like one of those times. Not only has The Walt Disney Co. purchased George Lucas’[...]

Audio Pioneer Ray Dolby Receives Honor

Since 1986, the Berlin International Film Festival has presented the Berlinale Camera to film personalities or institutions to which it feels particularly indebted and wishes to express its thanks. At the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, Ray Dolby will be awarded the Berlinale Camera[...]

A Trailer for ‘The Phantom Menace’ in 3D

— by ADAM POYNTER — George Lucas — who has always enjoyed pushing boundaries and exploring new territory — is re-releasing all six films from the “Star Wars” saga in spectacular 3D. Beginning with “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” this[...]

More Than 1 Million ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray Sets Sold

— by ALEXA MILAN — Leading up to the Sept. 16 release of the complete “Star Wars” saga on Blu-ray, some fans of the franchise were miffed about the reported changes George Lucas made to the movies for their new format. But the complaints weren’t enough to keep the compl[...]

‘Star Wars’ Blu-Rays Feature More Alterations

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — All six “Star Wars” movies are ready to hit the store shelves again on Sept. 16, this time as ultra-super-remastered Blu-rays, but you probably already knew that. That’s why this article isn’t about the Blu-ray release for the movies. Instead,[...]

Harrison Ford settles a feud

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Harrison Ford was a guest on the “Jimmy Kimmel Show” recently and Kimmel could not let such an opportunity go by without filming one of his hilarious, sometimes shocking, video sketches. Well, we have it for you (below), and it is already making its round[...]

Joe Johnston Wants to Make a Boba Fett Movie

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Now I don’t want to get my hopes up, but the folks over at Screen Rant are doing a really good job teasing the geek-sides of the multitude of Star Wars fans out there. They were fortunate enough to interview Joe Johnston, who just finished directing “Capt[...]

Harrison Ford Wants Indiana Jones to Die

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Harrison Ford is at it again, with talk of killing off one of his iconic characters. This is not new for him; he has thrown his fans into a panic before when we were all nervous about Indiana Jones’ fate in the last movie. Prior to that one, he mentioned [&hell[...]

‘George Lucas Strikes Back’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — It’s no secret, George Lucas has a bad wrap. Jar-Jar Binks, midi-chlorians and Greedo shooting first have all cost Lucas a lot of fanboy cred. But countless online videos have parodied Lucas’ many movie blunders, so what makes this recent installment in the Lucas[...]

Film Documents Kids Who Put on ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Musical

— by ALEXA MILAN — We all remember what it was like to be in middle school, that awkward age when all you want is to fit in, which is difficult when you aren’t even sure who you really are. It seems the Force was with one group of kids on their journey of pre-adolescent […][...]