With the year winding up, it feels like 2015 made hot-button topics out of damn near everything, but the issue of actorly wages was among the warmest-button debates in recent months. Jennifer Lawrence was not at all pleased to learn that her male...
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Hype and speculation about Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been ubiquitous, at least in our line of work, pretty much every day of every week of every month since Disney acquired George Lucas’ company and the rights to Star Wars back in 2012. Three years later, The Force Awakens is finally in theaters. And since it’s already made about $100 million in just one day of release, we’re guessing a lot of people have already seen it and are ready to discuss those spoilers that have been kept so well hidden for all these years. That’s what we’re here to discuss.
The original Star Wars was driven by nostalgia for pulp magazines, Saturday-morning serials, and a simpler era with clear-cut heroes and villains. The new Star Wars is driven by nostalgia for the original Star Wars, and a simpler era when that title evoked words like “adventure” and “excitement,” and not words like “the taxation of trade routes,” and “Jar Jar Binks.” The characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are all searching for something of great importance to the galaxy far, far away. I won’t reveal what this MacGuffin is, but I will tell you what it represents: that old Star Wars magic. Can director J.J. Abrams and the rest of the saga’s new creators find it?
Dutifully putting up with Legends of Tomorrow setup since their October premieres, both Arrow and The Flash will finally return to their own storylines just in time to close out the year on a dark note. The CW has released extended trailers for both 2015 finales “Running to Stand Still” and “Dark Waters,” while a departed star teases an impending return?
It’s not more new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but this new behind-the-scenes featurette is filled with awe-inspiring video clips from the set of the upcoming film, featuring a lot of awe-inspired actors. John Boyega is particularly blown away by his first look at the Millennium Falcon, and equally star-struck by Harrison Ford. It’s enough to keep your heart warm on this cold December morning.
The Star Wars question everyone is asking is, Where is Luke Skywalker? As it turns out, he might be right before your very eyes. Recently in Los Angeles, Mark Hamill dressed up as a stormtrooper and hit the streets outside Disney’s El Capitan Theater — where many a costumed character have set up shop looking for tips — to surprise some Star Wars fans
Now that last night finally put the big Legends of Tomorrow crossover behind us, The Flash will be getting into the holiday spirit for its 2015 finale “Running to Stand Still.” of course. the DC universe isn’t exactly going to take it easy on Barry, uniting Mark Hamill’s Trickster with Captain Cold and Weather Wizard, but is Wally West coming to the rescue? Check out the full photos!
Good morning, and welcome to today’s round of Star Wars: The Force Awakens updates! With the release less than a few weeks away, the details and videos and photos (and…and…) haven’t slowed down one bit. Today brings a new featurette exploring Rey and her background, while an extensive cover story in Empire reveals J.J. Abrams’ influences, Mark Hamill’s hints about Luke’s absence and the importance of Andy Serkis’ mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke.
Despite resting up for Thanksgiving, The Flash will have plenty beyond turkey on his plate in the coming weeks, first kicking off the Legends of Tomorrow crossover (potentially with a shark-sized big bad). The final hour of 2015 may bring even more DC goodness however, returning Mark Hamill as the Trickster alongside Liam McIntyre’s Weather Wizard, and even introducing its version of fellow speedster Wally West.
Over the last couple of days we’ve learned and seen quite a bit from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including several new photos and details on Princess (or not) Leia, Rey’s background, the First Order Stormtroopers and, earlier today, intel on Andy Serkis’ mysterious, villainous Snoke. As promised, we have even more details regarding a couple of important characters in the film, and we’re closer to answering everyone’s favorite question: Where’s Luke Skywalker?