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QUICK REVIEW: Six Degrees of Separation

Howdy ladies and gents time for a quick film review and no it’s not relating to a new film, mainly because I haven’t seen any as of recent, no today I’m going to be talking about Six Degrees of Separation. As a big fan of Will Smith I have heard on numerous occasions that this was the film that made people take him seriously as an actor after his introduction to the world as a comedic presence in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Now this is a film I have been meaning to see for years, but just haven’t found the time to watch it, however, after a night out last week Monday I decided to watch it the day afer and I wanted to give my thoughts on it.

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The story can be described as the following:

“An affluent New York couple find their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.”

The annoying thing about this film is that there is no simple way to talk about it, there are so many layers to the story and even when you try to summarise it, there are so many details that you could be leaving out. I found it intriguing how one person could enter the lives of so many people, charm them, be disruptive and then leave, it is so strange and yet so engaging when you see the affected parties treat their individual situations. At first the film confused me because of the quick cut nature of the editing between scenes when dealing with the non-linear nature of the plot, but after a while you adjust to the film’s style and it really becomes fun to watch. I love the way this film looks at human interaction through family, friends, social circles and even strangers and through certain events you could be connected. For me, I just found the overall story and its themes very fascinating and informative, so much so that I just had to look it up online and find out more information about it. It has been a very long time since a film has stayed in my head so strongly after my viewing and left me was so many questions that needed answering.

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As for the cast they are all wonderful. Stockard Channing as Ouisa Kittredge was fabulous. Channing acts with such passion, force and humour, I like how her character has a very specific perspective on life, however after Paul comes into play, things start to gradually change and its interesting to see how she reacts to people and Paul in the latter half of the film. Donald Sutherland as Flan Kittredge was great, it is interesting to see him playing a humourous, worrisome, aggressive and yet sophisticated individual who has a sense of pride and see how he changes once Paul comes into play. The biggest revelation was Will Smith as Paul. Smith has always engaged viewers with his charm, charisma and wit, and he brings that into this film, but here Smith also offers deeper and darker emotions that I hadn’t seen from him before, as Paul he was funny and warm, but he was also deceptive, mysterious, a little creepy and vulnerable. Some of the monologues Paul talks about are so engaging that you could honestly just spend time discussing those segments alone because of the subject matter and how well Smith commits to them. The rest of the cast was good but the only other people I recalled from the film were Ian McKellen as Geoffrey Miller who was delightful, Heather Graham who was really good as Elizabeth, Eric Thal as Rick, and a young J. J. Abrams who appeared as Doug and gave a really good performance in his role and has one of the most memorable scenes involving a certain funny phone conversation. 😛

In conclusion Six Degrees of Separation is a really interesting, humourous and thought-provoking film that has an insightful and lovely narrative and features some really great performances from the main cast members. I wish I could do the film more justice in this review, but I don’t think I have the best analytical skills or comprehensive knowledge of the english language to talk about it in a fancy way. Best that I can do is to tell you to view the film for yourself, it is a really good watch and will definitely leave you thinking after it ends.

Rating: 8/10

So have you seen Six Degrees of Separation and if so what did you think of it? Be sure to comment below and I’ll see ya on the next review, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2015 in Film Reviews, Films, Media, Reviews

 

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QUICK REVIEW: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser #2

Howdy people of the internet and welcome to a new trailer review! I was going to review the Terminator Genisys trailer at some point soon since the new trailer dropped, but since the second teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. dropped online today I just had to talk about that instead.

Here’s the trailer:

So my thoughts after seeing this trailer? It sounds something like this: “Why is December so far away? I want this film now!”

With all the big films coming up this summer like Avengers 2, Jurassic World, Terminator 5, Mission: Impossible 5, Ant-Man and Fantastic Four just to name a few, it is easy to forget that a little old franchise by the name of Star Wars is getting the 7th entry in that film series since the last film in 2005. The hype for the first teaser nearly broke the internet back in December and that was only 90 seconds, but here we get more, we get more scenes of characters, action and spectacle and it looks GORGEOUS! I know that it is just a preview of what is coming up and the film could still be bad, however, with footage like this it is hard for me to feel anything but joy. It looks like J.J. Abrams and the people behind this film has everything under control.

Since there’s so much going on in this teaser trailer, like the last review I’m just going to talk about the main things I took away from this trailer. No bare in mind I’m no Star Wars boffin so there will be things that go over my head or I won’t be able to discuss in nerdy fashion, so don’t kill me.

Fallen Star Destroyer

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Having this as the opening scene is perfect. For fans of the Original Trilogy this is a scene that is nostalgia as I believe we’re on that sandy planet that looks like Tatooine again (it is apparently called Jakku) and we see a speeder driving by in the background, and as the camera pans to the right we see the remains of a HUGE old star destroyer. Just that moment put me in a state of awe. That ship was insanely big and it really establishes the scale and scope of this new film in contrast to the original films and to some degree even the prequels. I just like how the remains from the old films still exist here in an old, decayed, but visually distinctive manner, and the fact that the old Star Wars music is playing in background with it, that just hits home in such a lovely way.

That Old Vader Helmet

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Bloody hell, this was another really chilling and nostalgic element. Seeing that helmet of Darth Vader was both cool and super creepy. I love Vader and I was gutted when he died in Return of the Jedi, but the man did die a hero and was burnt in fire. But seeing is old, deformed/melted helmet, it was so creepy and horror-like to me. I can’t look at it too much, it just creeps me out. I assume that it is look possibly looking at the helmet, unless it is someone else, if so who?

New Kids In Danger

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We get to see a few new looks at John Boyega and Daisy Ridley individually at different points, but this trailer establishes that they are not only in the same location but how they also have to work together too. And this shot is awesome, seeing them running for their lives from the destruction behind them. And this shot is even better before BB8 is along for the ride too.

Action, Spectacle & Chaos!

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The Star Wars films have always been known for their incredible attention to detail when it came to visual effects, cinematography and action sequences, and looks like this film will take what we’ve come to expect and improve upon that foundation tenfold with the use of improved CGI and modern styles of cinematography. The action in this film looks off the hook, the amount of madness going on whether it is X-Wings flying above water on a Earth-looking planet or Tie Fighters chasing down the Millennium Falcon through the remains of huge ship or some crazy battle in a hangar bay with a Tie Fighter shooting at Stormtroopers, it all looks SO clean, detailed and shiny and I want a piece of it!

Stormtroopers & Crazy Cool Sith Man

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Firstly I’m really liking the new look of Stormtroopers, they look new, but familiar. I like how there are still a good number of them lurking around after all these years and I can’t wait to see them in action/ They look cool standing around and getting blown away, but I want to see more from them and understand just how John Boyega fits into his role as one of them. Oh and that dude in the dark hood from the first trailer, we can see his face! Well, sort of. I know the guy has a name but I forget what it is. Anyways, he wears a cool-looking mask and looks like he’s going to be throwing down in this film swinging his lightsabers and using the force too, I just want to know how much of a force he’ll be and who he’ll run into over the course of the film.

Chewie & Han!

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And after that incredible short chase sequence with the Millennium Falcon, the icing on the cake was clearly last scene, seeing Harrison Ford back as Han Solo alongside Chewbacca with him saying “Chewie, we’re home.” That was just perfect and sort works both as return for the characters in the film but also for us fans that have been waiting to see them in this universe again after so many years. On and I just want to highlight how good Ford looks, sure he’s old for sure, but the make up and costume people have done well to make him look like a more seasoned version of Solo, I just hope he can still move a fair amount though.

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In conclusion the second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is frigging amazing. It feels like the perfect blend of old and new, again it is only a teaser, there isn’t much information on the story or characters, but what we do see is hella cool and exciting. It is only the second trailer and I’m already feeling like this film will be the amazing experience I hope it will be. There is so much to like and again, I can’t wait for December to come, MY BODY IS READY! 😀

So how do you feel about the second teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Are you hyped more or less than before or were you unimpressed? I would love to hear your thoughts, please be sure to drop them in the comments below and I’ll see ya on the next review, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2015 in Films, Media, Reviews

 

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer: I LOVE IT!

Good day to you people of the internet and welcome to a very special blog post, today is one of the most important days for me in recent times as a fan of film, as it is, on this day, that we finally get to see the first trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Now two other teaser trailers dropped this week, the interesting but underwhelming Jurassic World and the bizarre and unpleasant Pan, both haven’t really gotten me that hyped. So with Star Wars: Episode VII dropping at the end of the working week, I wanted to be impressed, and luckily, I was not left disappointed, AT ALL.

Here’s the trailer:

After watching this trailer, all I can say is, “I’m sold. Give me.”

It is hard to describe the crazy emotions that are flying around in my heart and soul at this point in time. For so long I have wanted to see just a glimpse of this film in action and damn, I was not expecting to see what I saw. Sure, none of the classic characters were around and the people that were shown wasn’t shown to a great deal, we didn’t get any idea of what the story was about and it was like a short collection of clips put together into a short montage, but hell, it was one hell of a montage!

We got creepy-sounding narration, storm troopers, some Sith-looking dude carrying a crazy light saber, there are X-Wings and TIE fighters and the frigging Millennium Falcon! REJOICE! It is hard to describe but this teaser, for a use of cruder words, is making me so wet for this film right now. Haha. I told you it was crude!

But seriously this trailer literally left me in a state of awe, happiness and mystery.

So now I’m going to talk about the top 6 things I took away from this trailer.

1. John Boyega… As a Stormtrooper?

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This is a striking moment in this trailer and it does make you question a few things like: is this a disguise? Is he really a stormtrooper and if so when did they become black? Is he on the run or in hiding and if so, who is he trying to escape? Loads of questions, and so many possibilities for speculation!

2. The Presentation

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One thing that the Star Wars series has never skipped on was the presentation especially on the visual side of things and this film looks to possibly outdo every film that has come out before it. What I really appreciated about the film was its use of locations, practical-looking effects (I can not be sure on some of those things at the moment) and this sort of film filter and grittiness that felt like it was straight out of the Original Trilogy but with a new coat of paint. I’m not sure if it was just me, but the way certain things looked like the cockpit of the X-Wing, that weird rolling droid, the girl on the speeder, it looked like the old films but done with today’s style of cinematography when it comes to speed, lighting and camera shots. From only a few seconds of footage I can already feel like this film has found that right blend between today’s visual effects and paying homage to the older films.

3. That Lightsaber, Man!

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Even though that mysterious figure with the cloak in the woods is definitely worth talking about, I’m more interested in the weapon in his hands. I have seen a great number of lightsabers in my life, but this, this just takes this to a whole new level of interesting. Like what the hell? Just when you think you’ve seen in all, something new and unexpected comes out of the woodwork and you’re like “Damn.” But it is in a good way. I like the design of this laser sword and from its colour we can all assume is owned by a Sith right? I mean who else could it be?

4. Other Cool Tidbits

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That voice over used in this trailer, so cool, sinister and badass, and it comes from none other than the beautiful Andy Serkis, well at least that’s what Superhero Feed’s tweet says. Some people reckon its Benedict Cumberbatch, but heck until its confirmed, its just assumptions at this point. Then there’s all this desert, is all Tatooine ir are there other sandy locations which we’ll be travelling to? Also that quick shots of Oscar Issac in the cockpit of the X-Wing and the side shot of the X-Wings flying above water with the mountains in the background, so nice! Also what’s the deal with that droid? It has the head of R2-D2, but its body is super round and rolls along at quite a speed.

5. The Millennium Falcon!

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And then there’s the final scene in the trailer, the moment that pretty much stopped my heart. That final tracking shot with the Millennium Falcon flying through the air just before engaging TIE fighters in battle, is FRIGGING AWESOME! It is just the way this ship flies in this incredible tracking shot with such velocity and force, it looks and feels kick ass and I love it. And if it is Han still driving that thing, that frigging hell that old man still has skills!

6. It Teased & Left You Wanting More

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I feel like this trailer will get a lot of hate from certain fanboys for not giving any story details, not showing off classic characters like Luke, Han, Leia, Chewie, Yoda, etc. And probably showcasing a teaser trailer that is incredibly short when compared to some of the previous ones we’ve gotten over the last month or so. I think some people will not even like the new lightsaber design. I feel like this trailer did just about enough to give you an idea of what to expect, but still be very illusive and coy about the material to come and it was executed wonderfully, similar to what happened with J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek, that teaser was baring anything, however it teased and gave you a rough idea of what expect.

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Conclusion

In the end the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is awesome, period. It gives you a rush of nostalgia and new things to come in just under 90 seconds and leaves you wanting more, but in a good way and that is hard to pull off. I was already hyped fort his film, now I’m off the hype radar, I’m on another level of hype. I want this film now. Now messing around J.J., Lucasfilm and the people at Disney, give it to me now. I’m frigging ready!

So how do you feel about the teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Does it get you hyped up for the next saga in the Star wars franchise or were you underwhelmed? Also as a fan of the series how did you feel during and after the trailer? Was your nostalgia radar on a high, were you fearing you’d experienced another flash of the prequel films? I’d love to hear your thoughts, please be sure to drop them in the comments below, thanks! 😀

 
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Posted by on November 28, 2014 in Films, Media, Reviews

 

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My Star Trek Into Darkness Video Review!

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Howdy peeps me again lol. I know I’ve already done a written review, but just in case you lot don’t like reading I have a video review I can show you instead. Don’t worry it’s spoiler free and it is just me going a little mental over how cool the film is. So if you can handle it have a look and tell me what you think yo! 😀

 
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Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Film Reviews, Films, Media, Reviews

 

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Star Trek Into Darkness Review

It’s 2013 and we now have Star Trek Into Darkness, a film I’ve waited 4 long years to see. After the success of 2009’s Star Trek I knew that a sequel was coming. This new film looks bigger and darker than before, plus it has Benedict Cumberbatch as the villain, how could the film fail right? So does this film succeed in being awesome or does fall short of the previous film’s quality? Read on and find out!

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So the story for this film is as follows:

“After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.”

I really liked the story in this film, it was basically an epic game of cat and mouse between the members of the Enterprise and John Harrison. It was crafted in a lovely way with a great deal drama, danger, mystery and sacrifice. The story in this film takes place not to long after the last film and has some great connections to not only the last Star Trek film but other films in the series and the TV show. There was some great developments for the returning characters as well as the new ones who make their mark in this film. The pacing was good and at not point did it feel like the plot was dragging though at first as good as the story was it didn’t get really good until John Harrison came to the forefront of the story.

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While the story is great, it is the cast that brings these characters to life and makes you care about the events that’s taking place around them. So let’s start with the returning cast starting with Chris Pine as James T. Kirk. I loved Pine as Kirk in the last film, his new interpretation on the character and the transition into the on from the original TV show was great and he continues his good acting in this new film. Here Kirk has a lot more of an emotional story arc and it really tests him as not only a person but as a leader of his crew. And then there’s Zachary Quinto as Spock was simply fabulous! I thought he was incredible in the last film especially with his more emotional interpretation of the character and in this film it is taken to new heights, Quinto was made for this role and really has some great moments verbally and physically too. Also I like how the relationship between Kirk and Spock was still at the forefront of the film and was developed even more than before, Pine and Quinto still have incredibly good chemistry.

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As for the rest of the Enterprise crew their still all on top form. Karl Urban as Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy is still funny, enjoyable and has good screen time with Kirk. Zoe Saldana is still hot and efficient as Nyota Uhura and Simon Pegg is still awesome and hilarious as Montgomery “Scotty” Scott too. Also John Cho and Anton Yelchin are still cool as Hikaru Sulu and Pavel Chekov. Even Bruce Greenwood as does great returning once again as Christopher Pike.

As for the newcomers, Alice Eve and Peter Weller add some interesting elements to the story as Carol Wallace and Starfleet Admiral Alexander Marcus.

But the standout performance has to be from Benedict Cumberbatch as John Harrison, HE WAS A BEAST! That is the best way to describe him really. I loved his performance in this film, Harrison plays this former agent of Starfleet who’s now got a beef with them and wants to take down th organization. There is a lot of mystery surrounding his character and the less you know the better really because as the mystery unfolds you get to discover so much and it’ll be totally surprising. Cumberbatch is insanely badass in this film delivering lines and fighting people with intensity, fear and tenacity. Cumberbatch definitely sold the film for me, I thought he was a truly incredible nemesis for the Enterprise crew and he definitely made up for Eric Bana’s Nero in the last film.

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When it comes to the presentation of Star Trek Into Darkness I would honestly say that it is pretty much on par with the 2009. Industrial Light & Magic still know how to make some damn good-looking CGI, there are some great scenes and sequences crafted whether they be on Earth, an alien planet or in space, wherever it is it looks incredible. There some truly epic and larger-than-life spectacles to take in from space battles to seeing the Enterprise in warp drive, it’s just awesome stuff! As for the soundtrack, Michael Giacchino returns as composer and he delivers some truly awesome music while retaining some of the themes from the previous film. There is a music for every scenario and it amplifies the film but ten times, Giacchino still knows how to craft music that is epic, godly, but also soft and emotional too.

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In conclusion Star Trek Into Darkness is a cracking sequel to the 2009 film which not only advances the story and characters from the before but presents much bigger challenges and threats that make the film so much more epic. While there are some elements of the 2009 film I like better, I can easily say that Star Trek Into Darkness is my favourite film of 2013. Go out and watch it now. That’s an order! 😀

Rating: 9/10 (Totally worth your time!)

So what did you think of Star Trek Into Darkness? Did you love, think it was alright or did you hate it? Whatever your thoughts are drop me comment and let me know! Until the next review later on people! 😀

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Film Reviews, Films, Media, Reviews

 

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J.J. Abrams Talks Star Wars: Episode VII

While this only a tiny news segment from superherohype I feel that it is necessary to talk about. Check out the article below:

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“As announced last week, J.J. Abrams will be bringing “Star Wars” back to the big screen with Star Wars: Episode VII. We’re probably still a few years away from seeing anything from it, but Abrams is excited about working on the film and is committed to making this a movie we all want to see (via E! Online).

“It really is an incredible thing, It’s wildly surreal. It’s obviously way too early to talk specifics, but I’m excited to actually start it.”

Abrams did give his goal for the film in an interview with The Huffington Post.

“I can just say what I want to do: I want to do the fans proud. I want to make sure the story is something that touches people. And we’re just getting started. I’m very excited.”

Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to hit theaters in 2015. Michael Arndt is writing the script. Disney and Lucasfilm are planning a new trilogy with a new movie coming every other year.”

So while this isn’t anything haven’t necessarily heard before, it is still good to hear how enthusiastic he is for the film and how he wants to do right by us fans. Though one I found interesting was this article I read from IGN which mentions that the new Star Wars film could be delayed if development process requires it. You can read that article here, so then if the production doesn’t meet the 2015 deadline then when will it come out? I mean I will gladly wait a little bit longer for the next Star Wars film if it means that it’ll be made properly, but delays are always questionable business.

 
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Posted by on January 28, 2013 in Films, Media

 

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J.J. Abrams Will Still Produce a Third Star Trek Film

Okay more news about J.J. Abrams, but this time it revolves around his involvement with future Star Trek films. The following story comes from superherohype:

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“After yesterday’s surprise announcement that J.J. Abrams will be franchise-hopping from Star Trek to Star Wars, fans have been curious about what that means for the future of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her crew. Today, Paramount Pictures tells The LA Times that Abrams remains committed to Trek and will, at the very least, serve as producer on Star Trek III (or Star Trek XIII, depending on your point of view). What’s more, he’s also going to remain attached to at least one more film in the Mission: Impossible franchise.

Abrams’ next, Star Trek Into Darkness, hits theaters on May 17 and reunites Chris Pine, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin with a cast of newcomers that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller.

Star Wars: Episode VII, meanwhile, is being written by Michael Arndt and is scheduled to hit theaters sometime in 2015.”

This was the one thing I was worried about, that JJ wouldn’t get around to finishing what he started with Star Trek, but luckily this report puts my mind at ease. I had hoped that Abrams wouldn’t leave Star Trek and thankfully he’ll still be around to give us at least one more Star Trek film. Sure this may make his life a little more difficult and possibly cause a bit of complication between Star Wars and Star Trek, but if he can find a way to balance to the two out then the future will be fine.

 
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Posted by on January 26, 2013 in Films, Media

 

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Official Announcement: J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII

While this was pretty much confirmed a few days ago, the official announcement has been made about J.J. Abrams directing Star Wars: Episode VII. The following article comes from superherohype:

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“The story broke early on Thursday, but now Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have officially confirmed that J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII! The statement reads as follows:

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series of Star Wars films to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay.

“It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie,” said Kennedy. “J.J. is the perfect director to helm this. Beyond having such great instincts as a filmmaker, he has an intuitive understanding of this franchise. He understands the essence of the Star Wars experience, and will bring that talent to create an unforgettable motion picture.”

George Lucas went on to say “I’ve consistently been impressed with J.J. as a filmmaker and storyteller. He’s an ideal choice to direct the new Star Wars film and the legacy couldn’t be in better hands.”

“To be a part of the next chapter of the Star Wars saga, to collaborate with Kathy Kennedy and this remarkable group of people, is an absolute honor,” J.J. Abrams said. “I may be even more grateful to George Lucas now than I was as a kid.”

J.J., his longtime producing partner Bryan Burk, and Bad Robot are on board to produce along with Kathleen Kennedy under the Disney | Lucasfilm banner.

Also consulting on the project are Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg. Kasdan has a long history with Lucasfilm, as screenwriter on The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Return of the Jedi. Kinberg was writer on Sherlock Holmes and Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

Abrams and his production company Bad Robot have a proven track record of blockbuster movies that feature complex action, heartfelt drama, iconic heroes and fantastic production values with such credits as Star Trek, Super 8, Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, and this year’s Star Trek Into Darkness. Abrams has worked with Lucasfilm’s preeminent postproduction facilities, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound, on all of the feature films he has directed, beginning with Mission: Impossible III. He also created or co-created such acclaimed television series as Felicity, Alias, Lost and Fringe.

Again this is news the internet knows already, however it is great to hear how enthusiastic Kathleen Kennedy and George Lucas are about Abrams. I think with the news about J.J. Abrams directing the next Star Wars film I am much more excited to see how this film turns out, it is a big risk for Abrams especially with him now well established in the realm of Star Trek. But if he can pull this off then I will be absurdly happy.

 
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Posted by on January 26, 2013 in Films, Media

 

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J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII!

Oh my god! I mean wow, news doesn’t get hotter than this yo. Not since the announcement of Star Wars: Episode VII have felt so much excitement on the internet. I was just scanning around on Facebook and on my news feed superherohype post this glorious news online and my mind literally explodes! anyways read the article below for confirmation:

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Star Trek Into Darkness helmer J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII for Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm, reports TheWrap. The site says that Ben Affleck was also in contention.

Back in November, Abrams commented on the possibility of him directing and it sounded like it wasn’t happening:

“Look, Star Wars is one of my favorite movies of all time. I frankly feel that – I almost feel that, in a weird way, the opportunity for whomever it is to direct that movie, it comes with the burden of being that kind of iconic movie and series. I was never a big Star Trek fan growing up, so for me, working on Star Trek didn’t have any of that, you know, almost fatal sacrilege, and so, I am looking forward more then anyone to the next iterations of Star Wars, but I believe I will be going as a paying moviegoer!”

TheWrap adds that Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy has been courting Abrams for the director’s chair for a while.

Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled to hit theaters in 2015. Michael Arndt is writing the script.”

YES, YES AND YES AGAIN! Besides Joss Whedon I believed that there was only one other director that could helm such an epic science fiction story like Star Wars and it had to be J.J. Abrams. This is the guy that brought Star Trek back from the grave and is giving it a sequel this year, the guy is good stuff yo. I did think for a bit, “Wait but he’s doing Star Trek, wouldn’t that be weird if he was doing Star Wars too?” But damn! It looks like that shit don’t matter because now he is in the director’s chair and I am smiling epicly! So now all we have to do it wait until 2015 and see what kind of film this will turn out to be.

 
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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Films, Media

 

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