THE FORCE AWAKENS ushers in a new era of STAR WARS with a lot riding on it’s shoulders. Maybe even too much.
In 2004, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King achieved a near-unprecedented sweep of the Oscars. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, it won all 11, including Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design, Best Adapted Screenplay (Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, & Peter Jackson), Best Director (Jackson), and the Big One
This time, Jason and Jeremy talk about pottery, people doing it in movie theaters, GRAVITY, Harrison Ford, and New York Comic Con.
This time on The BastardCast, the fellows from Radio Bastard discuss the new DOCTOR WHO, BATMAN casting, the FLASH, Karl Urban’s quest to make STAR TREK better, The Stallone Zone, and the unfolding mystery about George Lucas, butter, and Michael McDonald.
Has there ever been a more fully exploited and absorbed concept than Star Wars? The original trilogy, the numerous re-releases with all of their “enhancements” and alterations, the prequels, the expanded universe via comic books from Marvel and Dark Horse, books, animated TV shows, video games, etc, etc, etc. Really,
Editor’s Note: We’ll continue to update this post as more directors announce they will not direct Disney’s Star Wars 7. Keep reading for the latest news. The Star Wars series is likely a reason why many of today’s directors wanted to get in to the business in the first place. Growing up watching
Jimmy Smits was kind enough to talk Sons of Anarchy with a group of we, the web writers today and shared details of his experiences on the show, as well as a little about his time spent working with George Lucas in light of the deal just made with Disney.
Side by Side is a fantastic documentary produced by none other than Keanu Reeves about the transition from film to digital video in the film industry. To me, this doesn’t seem like something Reeves would be involved in (insert typical Keanu Reeves impersonation here), but the actor really knows his stuff
My love of all things cinema can be traced back to my preschool days when we would make a stop at the local video rental store, Video Vault, after being dragged on a grocery trip. I have many fond memories of Land Before Time sequels and Vons deli rotisserie chicken.
If you believe George Lucas’ claim that he’s done making blockbusters and wants to focus on small, personal films – most recently before the January release of the so-so Red Tails – you’ll want to check out Slate’s collection of his early work in and around the time of his
It is hard to argue with the opinion that John Williams may be the most-celebrated film composer of all time. With countless hummable tunes to some of the greatest cinematic treats in Hollywood history, there is no denying the man has made his mark of filmic history. Having recently turned
The big-wigs at Lucasfilm have been dropping hints about a live-action series for years set in their galaxy far far away, following the release of the popular “Clone Wars” series on Cartoon Network. As of right now the show is on hold while the creators wait for digital technology to