The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here

We’ve waited. And waited. And waited a little bit more… but the first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally upon us. And it’s certainly doesn’t disappoint. Officially unveiled at today’s Last Jedi panel at Celebration Orlando, the new trailer offers our first glimpses into the continuation of Rey, Finn and Poe’s journey,…Read more The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Film Review

Forget about rebooting the franchise, creating a Star Wars standalone movie is the saga’s riskiest move yet. Like The Force Awakens, this prequel/spin-off has to activate devotees’ nostalgia receptors while also delivering a fresh experience. But it also has to do all that without the aid of lightsabers, Skywalkers or any of the space opera’s…Read more Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Film Review

Female shortlist revealed for Han Solo Star Wars spinoff

So far, all we know about the young Han Solo Star Wars spinoff movie is that Alden Ehrenreich will be the one stepping into Harrison Ford’s shoes as the grumpy nerf herder. But now news arrives of the female actors looking to snag a lead role. According to Variety, Tessa Thompson (Creed), Zoe – daughter…Read more Female shortlist revealed for Han Solo Star Wars spinoff

Fifty Shades Darker trailer smashes Star Wars: The Force Awakens YouTube record

The Fifty Shades Darker trailer has smashed Star Wars: The Force Awakens record for most YouTube views in its first 24 hours. The steamy new trailer for the next instalment of the Fifty Shades franchise has racked up 114 million views since its release on Wednesday, according to Universal. That puts it way ahead of…Read more Fifty Shades Darker trailer smashes Star Wars: The Force Awakens YouTube record

Star Wars: Rogue One has more behind the scenes changes

The Incredibles’ Michael Giacchino has replaced Alexandre Desplat as the composer of Star Wars: Rogue One, in the latest round of behind the scenes changes for the space opera spin-off. Earlier this year the production reconvened to shoot additional scenes for the movie, with Tony Gilroy tagging along to assist (or oversee, as some reports…Read more Star Wars: Rogue One has more behind the scenes changes

Darth Vader finally returns in new Star Wars: Rogue One trailer

We’ve known for a few months that Darth Vader will return in some guise for Star Wars spin-off Rogue One. Now we finally have our first glimpse of the Force’s arch manipulator in action, curtesy of a new trailer released today. The two-minute teaser – released during the Rio Olympics – concludes with a shot…Read more Darth Vader finally returns in new Star Wars: Rogue One trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Film Review

Anyone who has ever turned an empty wrapping paper roll into a makeshift lightsaber or pretended to use the force to open a set of automatic doors at the supermarket has at some point replayed Return of the Jedi’s cosy final moments and fantasised about what happens next. That’s why Star Wars: The Force Awakens…Read more Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Film Review

7 Big Talking Points From The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

It’s finally here: the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens landed simultaneously in US theatres and online yesterday, marking a very important day in the life of Star Wars fans everywhere. It may not be very long – about 88 seconds by my count – but our first glimpse of the new…Read more 7 Big Talking Points From The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

Star Trek Beyond – Film Review

Has a movie ever suffered such a remarkable reverse of opinion as Star Trek Into Darkness? Critically lauded upon release in 2013, the first sequel in the JJ Abrams-rebooted franchise brought a new legion of fans to the Trek universe but left purists underwhelmed. They even voted it the worst Trek movie ever, such was…Read more Star Trek Beyond – Film Review

Blade Runner 2049 – Film Review

If reviving the Star Wars franchise seemed a near-Herculean task, spare a thought for Dennis Villeneuve. Revitalising the superlative space saga might’ve had its challenges, but at least its legion of fans were of one mind about their expectations. In creating this long-awaited follow-up to Blade Runner, Villeneuve faced a much tougher assignment, its diehard…Read more Blade Runner 2049 – Film Review