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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Given Official Title

Through many internet rumors and speculation, the next installment in the monumental Star Wars film series has finally been given an official name. The next Star Wars film will be titled Star Wars: The Force Awakens. An awakening indeed, as it has been nine years since the mixed enjoyment of the prequel films. Seemingly fitting […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Space Station 76’ Is A Scattershot But Charming Throwback To Retro Sci-Fi

Film: Space Station 76 Starring: Patrick Wilson, Matt Bomer Directed by: Jack Plotnick Picture the old episodes of Star Trek where the Starship Enterprise members carried around communicators that looked like flip phones and had bulky flashy lights on them. That kind of fake-ness that made you laugh at how dated future technology looked is the […]

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More ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Plot Details Revealed; Re: Villains

This is a spoiler alert. Don’t read beneath this if you don’t want to be spoiled about who the villains are in the upcoming Star Wars film. This is your only warning. The good people over at Latino Review, Badass Digest, and Indie Revolver have revealed some crucial plot details about the much-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII. Firstly, […]

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Legendary Sets ‘Godzilla 2’ Release Date

The return of Godzilla was one of the most satisfying adventures to hit the silver screen all year long. Today, just a few short weeks after confirming plans for a sequel at Comic-Con International, Legendary Pictures revealed the day Godzilla will return. Godzilla 2–which I assume will be given a proper subtitle at some point […]

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‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Plot Details Revealed

THIS IS A SPOLER ALERT. SPOILERS AHEAD. DO NOT READ THIS ARTICLE ANY FURTHER IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO RUIN THE NEW STAR WARS FILM. Okay, now that all that nonsense is out of the way and the angry trolls of the internet have been given fair warning of what is about to happen, […]

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Provincetown Film Fest Review: ‘Frank’

Film: Frank Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson Starring: Domnhall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal Frank was the one film that left me bewildered after viewing it at the Provincetown Film Festival. That’s not a terrible thing to say. If anything, it’s a compliment. Frank is a mysterious beast; it starts out as a sob story about […]

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Rian Johnson Appears to be Set to Write and Direct ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’

The Star Wars news train keeps rolling along. With JJ Abrams currently in production for Episode VII, and the recent reveals that Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank would individually be tackling two of the rumored three spin-offs, we’ve now learned that one of the best directors currently in the business is set to write and […]

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Josh Trank Will Also Be Directing A ‘Star Wars’ Standalone Film

The Avengers-like Star Wars movie world continues to take shape as the franchise continues to snap up some of the hottest young directors (and actors!). After announcing that Godzilla‘s Gareth Edwards would helm the first Star Wars  spinoff, slated for a 2016 release, it has now been announced that Josh Trank will be helming another. Though the date of […]

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‘Star Wars’ Casting News: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Join The Galaxy

Well it seems that the galaxy far, far, away has landed some more incredibly promising performers. Gwendoline Christie, currently Brienne of Tarth on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has been cast as an undisclosed character. Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar winner for her role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave, has joined the cast too. Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy, […]

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Gareth Edwards To Direct First Of Three ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs

Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated reboots currently on the horizon is the Star Wars franchise, which in the years ahead is scheduled to receive three new installments, as well as three spin-off films. Though fans have been kept somewhat in the loop in regards to the production of J.J. Abrams’ Episode VII, […]

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Three ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs In Development, ‘Episode VII’ Title Possibly Leaked

In a quarterly stockholders meeting, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that there are at least three Star Wars spin-off films in development, to be released along with the newly planned trilogy. While nothing has been confirmed yet, speculation has surfaced between origin films for Han Solo and Boba Fett. But, up until this point, it […]

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SCENE & HEARD: ‘Star Wars’

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for ‘The Dark Knight,’ or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Top Gun,’ there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]