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Destroy All Monsters: Only What You Take With You

The most important scene in the Star Wars canon is the cave scene on Dagobah. It takes place at almost the precise chronological midpoint of the trilogy, at the heart of the second film. Luke's vision of his own face... More »
By Matt Brown   

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: Mikkelsen, Tudyk And Yen Join Cast, And First Cast Photo

Jeez Louise, is the cast of Star Wars Rogue One rounding off to be an awesome one! Lucasfilm announced today that principal photography has begun on Gareth Edwards' anthology flick and some new names were added to the cast. Mads Mikkelsen.... More »
By Andrew Mack   

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS International Teaser Features New Footage

What's that? You're looking for a bit of new footage from JJ Abrams' upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Okay, then. A new thirty second TV spot for the film has arrived in Korea and while thirty seconds may not... More »
By Todd Brown   

Destroy All Monsters: The "It's Not CGI" Lie

Bless Tom Cruise for clambering up the outside of an escaping cargo plane in the breathless opening minutes of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Bless him, too, for taking to the internet a week or two ago to assure us that... More »
By Matt Brown   


This afternoon the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Force Awakens entered the hallowed Hall H at Comic-Con with... what exactly?We were told prior that no clips or trailers would premiere. Nor was that rumor about Colin Trevorrow directing... More »
By Ben Umstead   

STAR WARS: THE LEGO MOVIE Duo To Direct Han Solo, The Early Years, Anthology Film

Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, the directing duo behind The Lego Movie and the Jump Street films will direct a Star Wars anthology film focused on the adventures and misadventures of the young Han Solo. Star Wars alumi Lawrence Kasdan and... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Have Your Say: Which Actor/Actress Would You Like To Hop Into The STAR WARS Universe?

(Oi! The article is down here!) Yesterday, the biggest news was probably the announcement that Donnie Yen might be joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode VIII (mentioned here). Before that, there was much rejoicing when Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Destroy All Monsters: It's All Fan Fiction Now

Next year will be the return of the Harry Potter universe in a big way: as if the kickoff of the new trilogy, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (written by author J.K. Rowling herself, and directed by 4-time... More »
By Matt Brown   

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Ben Mendelsohn Confirmed, Diego Luna Also Enlisted

What has been going around the rumor mill for a few weeks now has been confirmed. Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn is now officially part of the cast of the Star Wars anthology film Rogue One. Variety reported earlier today that Mendelsohn... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Brad Bird Will Work On THE INCREDIBLES 2 Next, Drops Hints He Would Not Say NO To STAR WARS

According to an interview with Collider (via THR) once Brad Bird's latest film, Tomorrowland, launches on May 22nd the director will turn his attention on the sequel to his hit animated film The Incredibles. "I had a lot of ideas for the original... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Have Your Say: What Does Your Ideal STAR WARS Movie Look Like?

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens much in the news, and speculation about other Star Wars films abound, let's have a bit of a thought experiment. With the universe apparently wide-open, instead of working up our (new) hopes we can... More »
By Ard Vijn   

STAR WARS: Will The Second Anthology Film Tell The Story Of Boba Fett?

Perhaps this is damage control after the exit of Josh Trank. Perhaps this is the producers simply saying, "Don't worry, we got this". Still. If this manages to turn out to be true then this is a Star Wars film... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Josh Trank No Longer Directing Second STAR WARS Anthology Film

THR is reporting that Josh Trank will not direct the second Stars Wars anthology film. "After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I'm making a personal decision to move forward... More »
By Andrew Mack   

The Many Faces Of Harrison Ford

One of the films going into wide release, over in the US, is The Age of Adaline, a romantic drama about an immortal woman who may start aging again for the man she loves (which sounds a bit like Spring,... More »
By Ard Vijn   

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Riz Ahmed (NIGHTCRAWLER) Frontrunner For Lead Role

Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) is the frontrunner to land the lead male role in Gareth Edwards' Star Wars 'anthology film' Rogue One, according to Variety.  It is possible that he would star opposite Felicity Jones (and the unconfirmed Ben Mendelsohn) in a band of... More »
By Andrew Mack   

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, Many Bothans Died To Bring Us The Plot Details

Variety has shared the plot details for Gareth Edwards' Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. They were revealed at Star Wars Celebration today where the director was in attendance during a panel discussion for the film. "A band of resistance fighters unite... More »
By Andrew Mack   

"Chewie, We're Home" - STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Teaser Trailer 2

The latest tease for the next Star Wars film was officially released during the latest "Celebration" fan convention, and is now online.With an hour-long presentation by J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and a bunch of cast and crew (including an almost... More »
By Jason Gorber   

Fan-Animated STAR WARS: TIE FIGHTER Lets The Empire Strike Back

Filling in for our resident Jedi Master Jason Gorber, the once vibrant pre-teen Star Wars fan in me is just giddy over animator Paul Johnson's stellar, 80s Anime-inspired short film Star Wars: TIE Fighter. Fans of the classic Star Wars... More »
By Ben Umstead   


Bob Iger, CEO and all around bossman of Disney, let the world know some official news today about the upcoming standalone Star Wars film, not least by unveiling its official title.As you'll recall, there's been plenty of chat about these... More »
By Jason Gorber   

Destroy All Monsters: JUPITER ASCENDING And Life After Peak Visual Effects

It was on the fifth or fifteenth major sequence of extraordinary outer space somethingorothers doing something extraordinary in Jupiter Ascending that I realized I no longer cared about visual effects as a category of achievement. There are what seem like... More »
By Matt Brown   
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