Rian Johnson says new Star Wars films will have less CG and more practical effects

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A lot of the big blockbuster movies today rely on heavy special effects. There are still those who are adamant about using practical effects over CG, one of them is director Rian Johnson, who will direct the Star Wars sequels after J.J. Abrams. He says that Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII … Continue reading

Disney set to release the original, unaltered Star Wars trilogy cut on Blu-ray

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Is it December yet? Because I feel like Christmas has come to town. The one thing that all Star Wars fans have been clamoring for might actually happen. According to Comic Book’s sources, Disney/Lucasfilm is planning to re-release the original, unaltered cut of the first Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray. … Continue reading

Han Solo and Luke Skywalker’s fate and villains revealed for Star Wars: Episode VII?

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Alright, it’s time for some major Star Wars: Episode VII spoilers. Latino Review once again gets another scoop, and this time it’s the reveal of the major plot. There’s a rumor spreading around that Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber was floating around in space, later landing on a planet to be discovered … Continue reading

Star Wars: Episode VII’s Stormtrooper helmet leaked and Han Solo concept art

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Looks like there has been a couple of photo leaks for the Stormtrooper helmet from the upcoming J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII film. It’s definitely looking more sleek and stylish. Even though it’s not confirmed by Lucasfilm, I have a feeling these may be the real thing. Indie Revolver … Continue reading

Daisy Ridley confirmed for Star Wars Episode VII, VIII and IX

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Daisy Ridley was one of the first announced actors for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII film. What wasn’t known was whether these actors were going to appear in the sequels, which are going to be directed by Looper‘s Rian Johnson. According to Deadline, Ridley, a 21-year-old British actress and … Continue reading

Star Wars to have bigger presence at Disney theme parks

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The Disney theme parks have a Star Wars presence, but it’s only limited to Star Tours and the Star Wars: Jedi Training Academy. With Star Wars: Episode VII coming out next year on December 18th, Disney is planning on having “a far greater ‘Star Wars’ presence” in its theme parks. … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya showcases upcoming line up

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Every year Stormtroopers and Darth Vader visit the Kotobukiya booth at San Diego Comic-Con, but this year the team had a really amazing display filled with tons of Stormtrooper ARTFX+ statues. The days leading up to the convention, Kotobukiya gave a sneak peek at upcoming releases and had a few … Continue reading

Nerd Block July 2014 Mystery Box Review

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Nerd Block July 2014 Classic Mystery Box arrived on my doorstep yesterday, and it comes with 5 nerdy items inside. So how does Nerd Block fare this month? Read below and find out. Like any good nerdy mystery box subscription, the thing I check out first is the t-shirt. With Nerd Block, … Continue reading

Young Princess Leia to be in Star Wars: Episode VII flashback scene

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There are some rumors floating around on possible side stories, but nothing is certain when it comes to the actual story behind Star Wars: Episode VII. It looks like we at least know there will be a flashback scene involving young Princess Leia. According to Daily Mail, we’ll get to see a … Continue reading

RIAN JOHNSON FIRED AS STAR WARS DIRECTOR! WHAT?!

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In a sudden stunning change of directorial duties, Disney has released Rian Johnson as the director for Star Wars Episode VIII. This is a shocker for fans of Star Wars and fans of Rian Johnson’s work. When asked about the reasoning behind the release, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated this: It is … Continue reading

Rian Johnson to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII

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Looper director Rian Johnson is set to direct the next Star Wars film, Episode VIII. Sources said earlier, Johnson would be directing both episodes VIII and IX, but this is not the case. He will be writing and directing Episode VIII, but will write a treatment for Episode IX. Johnson … Continue reading

Star Wars Musical (Disney Parody): Behind the scenes

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After releasing their Star Wars Musical (Disney Parody), George Shaw Music released several behind the scenes footage and some fun videos for Star Wars and Disney fans to see. They will be doing parody musicals for Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. For updates on their upcoming parodies … Continue reading

Harrison Ford’s injury will set him back 2 months for Star Wars: Episode VII

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Harrison Ford was involved in an accident on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII last week. Now it turns out, he’s going to be out of commission for about 2 months, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ford broke his ankle and was taken to the hospital on Thursday. This … Continue reading