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If we needed another indication that we're building up to another rise/fall/rise story arc for the third of the Star Wars trilogies, this latest title certainly fits the bill.Announced today on the official site, the forthcoming film from Director J.J.... More »

STAR WARS VII Update: Josh Trank To Direct Stand-Alone. Also: What's An Aluminum Falcon?

Not surprisingly, news about all things Star Wars continues to escalate in frequency.First of all, there were yet more photos leaked (allegedly) from the set of Episode VII, including what appeared to be such iconic ships as the X-Wing Fighter... More »

STAR TREK 3 Could Be Directed By First-Timer Roberto Orci

Satisfied to keep things within his tight-knit community of filmmakers and writers, The Wrap reports that J.J. Abrams has given his blessing to writer Roberto Orci to take the director's chair for Star Trek 3. Abrams will simply be too... More »

Destroy All Monsters: Stop J.J. Abrams

I cannot overemphasize the degree to which I am convinced that basing a new Star Wars movie around the septuagenarian adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo is an extinction-level error in judgment. The Hollywood Reporter revealed... More »
By Matt Brown   

J.J. Abrams & Lawrence Kasdan Are Now Writing STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

The well for any real solid news on the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been very, very dry as of late. While rumors on casting have been flying this way and that, it's still proved to be... More »

Destroy All Monsters: I Think We've Been This Way Before, Mr. Spock

They can remember it for you wholesale, and they do. At some point, we licensed our pop cultural nostalgia to a handful of multinational conglomerates (well, to be fair, they always owned the licenses) and now they're selling them back... More »
By Matt Brown   


Another Twitchvision chat with Scott Laurie, this time me gushing about J.J.'s latest Star Trek film, which I unabashedly loved.Also talked about he fabbo Mud, and the less fabbo The Iceman, both with Michael Shannon doing his thing.Video embedded below.Update:... More »

Review: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Boldly Goes Not Very Far

Star Trek Into Darkness begins with a thrilling chase sequence on a distant planet; a scene of immediacy and big budget spectacle. The film continues in this manner for most of its run time, punctuated by scenes that are less... More »

Japanese STAR TREK Trailer Teases Out Some Fresh Footage

Japan is getting all the new toys when it comes to big Hollywood releases these days. We just had a new Japanese trailer for The Wolverine that featured new footage and now here comes a Japanese offering for Star Trek:... More »
By Todd Brown   

STAR WARS Postquel Update - J.J. Starts To Talk

Well, we're finally getting a bit out of the director of the as-yet-untitled Episode 7 as he gears up to talk about that other Star Trek-amajig movie he's supposed to be promoting.The guys and gals at Empire probably made a... More »

STAR WARS: Harrison Ford Rumored To Return As Han Solo

Harrison Ford was previously said to be "open" to the idea of returning as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII, and now a new rumor claims that he's locked and loaded for the picture. The report in November 2012... More »


If you can peel your eyes away from the Big Game itself -- I confess I'm presently looking over my shoulder watching the halftime show as I type this. Zowie! -- we would like to direct your attention to the... More »

Star Wars Postquel Update: JJ Abrams =IS= Directing Episode 7

The rumour is now confirmed - J.J. Abrams is the director for Star Wars Episode 7. Scroll below for the full press release...Consider this very much rumour / bantha fodder at this stage, but The Wrap has semi-convincingly laid out... More »