Kylo Ren, Lightsaber

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Star Wars Films Increase Merchandising Sales Overall For The Industry

Star Wars Films Increase Merchandising Sales Overall For The Industry

The first two films in Disney's Lucasfilm era have been successful both in reviews and at the box office. Focusing on the financials they have been really successful for the galaxy far far away. Merchandising in pop culture franchises raised 4.4% due to Star Wars related merchandise. Disney acquired Lucasfilm for $4 billion back in 2012. Disney looks like it's got its money back in big ways. The Force Awakens earned $2 billion at the box office. Then Rogue One the following year made a $1 billion.

Michael Fassbender Met for a Role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Michael Fassbender Met for a Role in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Michael Fassbender has given some stunning performance in recent years, and has displayed the kind of range that puts him near the top of any list of modern actors. With Steve Jobs and 12 Years a Slave two past films in which he certainly shows his talent, So when we hear that he met for a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we can't help but wonder what that would have been like.

Stan Lee Says A Star Wars/Avengers Crossover Could Happen

Stan Lee Says A Star Wars/Avengers Crossover Could Happen

Marvel's Stan Lee talks the possibility of a Star Wars/Avengers Crossover. — Stan Lee isn't totally out of the ball park in this situation even though it might sound like it. Disney owns both properties, and even though Marvel and Star Wars are the biggest box office attractions right now it seems very unlikely they will team up. According to Stan Lee in a interview with The Big Issue he pitches an idea for the crossover.

Forbes Lists 5 "Star Wars" Movies Disney Should Make Before A Han Solo Film

Forbes Lists 5 "Star Wars" Movies Disney Should Make Before A Han Solo Film

Forbes.com recently published an article discussing five better ideas for a Star Wars spinoff movie other then the Han Solo film. — DISCLAIMER *** In this article I will be analyzing an article from Forbes.com, The five film ideas do not reflect my ideas for spinoffs. Plus I do not hate the idea of having a Han Solo movie, I actually think it sounds pretty freaking awesome. Sometime soon on Cultjer.com I will do a rebuttal listing my five ideas Disney could use for films and TV shows***

14. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

14. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If The Force Awakens is only faulted for its relationship with the originals, then it can be classed deservedly as a triumph. Without rewriting any books, it rekindles the belief that blockbuster and sequel films can maintain artistic quality. Disney and J.J. Abrams have managed to pull off what many thought impossible. It matches the hype, and exceeds expectations.

Star Wars: the Force Awakens. Review.
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Star Wars: the Force Awakens. Review.

The force is well and truly strong with J.J. Abrams as he delivers the most emotional and action-packed installment in the franchise with aplomb. — Star Wars: the Force Awakens is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max Von Sydow and Gwendoline Christie alongside original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew. Set thirty years after the events of Return of the Jedi, a new threat, the First Order, rises from the ashes of the Empire and sets out to destroy the Resistance and take control of the galaxy, which forces new and familiar faces to work together to stop them.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Why We Need It To Be Great.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Why We Need It To Be Great.

Because Hollywood needs to change. — It's a mere matter of days until the long awaited seventh entry in the Star Wars saga, The Force Awakens, is unleashed upon a world of ravenous fans. It's commercial success already guaranteed by record advance pre-sales of tickets that has well exceeded $100,000,000. There is little doubt that this will become one of the top three highest grossing films of all time, it may very likely be the film that knocks Avatar and Titanic from the top of that table and take the No.1 spot. So, if such massive success is almost a given, why does it need to be good?

Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Review

Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer Review

Well the final (they say final but I don’t buy that) trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens is out. — And it’s fair to say IT’S EPIC!! The first scene is Rey scavenging through the downed star destroyer which has been seen in previous teasers, which looks beautiful. The soundtrack to this trailer is outstanding, it gives me goose bumps! Then we see Rey looking up at a ship taking off with a look of hope, foreshadowing the rest of the film most probably. Then we see Finn’s ship (I assume) being shot down and he says something like I was raised for one thing and now I’ve got nothing to fight for. So Finn was part of the first order and then he got out?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Ticket Sales Crash Websites, New Trailer Release Amazes

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Ticket Sales Crash Websites, New Trailer Release Amazes

Two months prior to its theatrical release, tickets have gone on sale for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Nerds everywhere flocked to their computers, phones and tablets to purchase tickets in mass. Which is spelling great news for Lucasfilms and Disney alike but possibly not so good for ticket vendors. Many sites that sell movie-theater tickets were subject to freezing, crashing and downright outages as site traffic skyrocketed. Sites like Fandango, AMC Theaters, Marcus and others struggled to stay operational as troves of Jedi-happy fans attempted to purchase their tickets for the highly anticipated movie.

Star Wars: Episode VII gets an official name
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Star Wars: Episode VII gets an official name

The official Twitter account for Star Wars revealed the official title of Star Wars Episode VII. — From now on it will be known as Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This new name doesn't signify the end of this movie being referred to as 'Episode VII' which given the rather drab 'The Force Awakens' title, we expect most people to continue calling it Episode VII or Episode VII: The Force Awakens. This title hardly boasts a powerful punch but it kind of stays in the true spirit of the Star Wars franchise.

Harrison Ford injured on set of Star Wars: Episode VII
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Harrison Ford injured on set of Star Wars: Episode VII

Harrison Ford is reportedly in the hospital following an ankle injury sustained on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. — The official statement on the matter reads as follows:"Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates."

Is this the title of the new Star Wars film?

Is this the title of the new Star Wars film?

With the cast for Star Wars: Episode VII announced last week, our attention has now shifted to other aspects of the film, such as story and title. — In terms of the narrative of the film, that is still unsure, but the title may well have been leaked. A close source that is working on the film has hinted that the working title for Star Wars: Episode VII is "The Ancient Fear," which apparently refers to Max von Sydow's character, who will serve as the villain of the film.

Star Wars: Episode VII is already shooting

Star Wars: Episode VII is already shooting

Recently, Disney's Alan Horn sat down with the Hollywood Report where the upcoming Star Wars film was a hot topic of conversation. — Rumours have been circulating about potential castings pretty much since it was announced that J.J. Abrams would be directing the seventh episode. Regarding this subject Horn said "we have a lot of them, it's just not completely done yet." As of writing this, no one has officially been announced yet. Horn was quick to point out that casting has been the toughest part so far of pre-production.