Tag: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Reaction

What kind of fan experience do you want to have with Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Wanna devour every new screenshot, trailer, and parcel of footage in the build-up to December 15? Well, tonight is […]

January’s Box Office Pileup: Is This All Because of The Force Awakens?

The question of whether or not there are too many movies in theaters this month certainly qualifies as a first-world problem of the highest degree. Nonetheless, it is a question worth pondering, especially after notable […]

Revisiting My Favorite Films of 2015

As I ponder my favorite films of 2016, I realize I never made a list for 2015. Oh, that’s exactly what everyone else is already doing, I remember thinking at the time. I should challenge […]

Star Wars: Is Wanting to Know the Identity of Rey’s Parents Somehow a Form of a Sexism?

At a recent family breakfast get together, the topic of Star Wars: The Force Awakens naturally came up since it just came out on Blu-Ray and DVD. An aunt seized this opportunity to excitedly ask […]

I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

In the words of Marty McFly, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story looks heavy. Ala the Force Awakens trailer, it is chock full of nostalgic imagery, offering up glimpses of the Death Star, Mon Mothma, […]

Death to All Sequels?

Have you seen Zoolander 2? Do you know anyone who has? Obviously, I can’t answer those questions for you. However, according to the box office totals it’s more  likely that you’re one of the many […]

The Pre-Release Tracking Is Usually Wrong: A Recent History of Misleading Box Office Projections

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is projected to post a strong, but possibly not strong enough opening weekend (between $100m-$140m) when it debuts in three weeks, but that information is coming from the same […]

Lego Star Wars: A New Animated Series Debuts This Summer & Short Force Awakens Parodies Begin Today

LucasFilms has been making LEGO Star Wars cartoons for several years now, and they are consistently hilarious, perfectly balancing action and humor to entertain the kids and inside jokes to please the adults. These animated […]

Star Wars Movies Will Possibly Become An Annual Christmas Tradition Now That Episode 8 Has Been Pushed Back to Dec. 2017

For the new era of Star Wars movies, what started out as an unfortunate compromise might turn into a new annual tradition. Disney didn’t exactly want to release The Force Awakens in December. They had […]

All the Ways Disney is Trying to Tempt China to the Dark (or Light) Side of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

And all of that comes without the benefit of playing in the world’s second leading market for film. That’s what you saw a lot of in the early reports about Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ […]