Star Wars

Watch the First Full ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Clip

by Mike Sampson 5 days ago
Up until this point, Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage has been doled out in bite-size increments — two seconds here, one second there — but last night on the American Music Awards, Lucasfilm debuted the first full Star Wars clip, giving you a longer and better sense of how these new characters interact on screen.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Recreated by U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Crew

by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
It's been over a year since the first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens filled us with hope for the future of the franchise. And with the new installment hitting theaters in just under a month, we have what might be the best remake of the teaser yet, as a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier crew recreated that first teaser with some very inventive maneuvering.

George Lucas Explains Why He Would Never Want to Make Another ‘Star Wars’ Movie

by Charles Bramesco November 19, 2015 @ 8:43 AM
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George Lucas recently commented about why he walked away from Star Wars and it’s all your fault. In a new video interview for Vanity Fair, the Star Wars creator voiced some of his frustrations with the past of the franchise and his hopes for the future, yielding some uncharacteristically candid soundbites.

The Top Five Most Shameless ‘Star Wars’ Rip-Offs

by Matt Singer November 18, 2015 @ 12:20 PM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Yes, There’s Another ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ TV Spot With More Footage

by Mike Sampson November 13, 2015 @ 1:50 PM
This new bit of footage comes from an appearance on Disney XD UK (a similar version, but with an American host instead, will air tonight in the U.S.) where we see some very brief glimpses at the new movie. What’s interesting — aside from the new bits that include hearing General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) for the first time — is that some of these shots are familiar, yet completely different.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Unleashes New Footage in Special TV Preview

by Britt Hayes November 12, 2015 @ 9:42 PM
If you didn’t tune into ABC’s TGIT tonight to catch the debut of the new preview for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, then you’re in luck — the footage has arrived online, and although it features some familiar sequences re-edited in a different order, there are a couple of new pieces of footage we haven’t seen before.

Could ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Be a Surprise Oscar Contender?

by Erin Whitney November 12, 2015 @ 8:59 AM
Star Wars is not exactly synonymous with the Oscars. Those two words, forever known as the most famous film franchise in the world, have more in common with terms like “box office,” “special effects,” “sold-out tickets,” and many other things which are usually at the other end of the spectrum of awards season fodder. But what if J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens actually turned out to be a an Oscar sleeper? Before you roll your eyes, stop reading this and go back to analyzing those new Force Awakens photos, hear me out, for the sake of the Force.

Harrison Ford Would Love to Play Indiana Jones Again, Offers Advice for Young Han Solo

by Britt Hayes November 11, 2015 @ 7:49 PM
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There’s been talk for years now of another Indiana Jones movie, with fans clamoring to see Harrison Ford pick up the whip for another adventure, especially since Indy’s last outing was so underwhelming. Producer Frank Marshall recently revealed that there is definitely talk of a new Indiana Jones movie, and although Chris Pratt has been the rumored favorite to take over the franchise, Disney and Lucasfilm have no plans of re-casting the role Ford has made so iconic. Good news for those guys, because Ford says he’d love to make another Indy movie.