Tag Archives: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Supanova Interview: Star Wars Puppeteer Brian Herring talks bringing BB-8 to life & The Han Solo Film!

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi on the verge of release, on the verge of madness and on the verge of probably breaking even more box office records, I got to speak to Brian Herring, famous Puppeteer who helped bring the lovable and adorable BB-8 to life on screen for the first time in Star Wars The Force Awakens.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

I feel like I owe The Force Awakens a pretty significant debt. It’s not only brought the Star Wars franchise back to life in the post-prequels era but now it’s returning the license to the Lego series to lift them out of their slump following Lego Marvel’s Avengers. This new entry in the Lego series is amongst the its very best — fun and funny, smartly paced and demonstrating a clear desire to bring something new to the series. Continue reading Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

Blu-Ray Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (M15+) (USA, 2015)

As we celebrate #MayThe4thBeWithYou, we sat down with the two disc Blu-Ray release of the latest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. First, we look back at Ryan Champion’s review of the film, before we get neck deep in the disc of special features that fans can enjoy! So, is the release worth the purchase?... Continue Reading

SXSW First Impression Review: Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (USA, 2016)

With a surprise appearance from J.J. Abrams helping get the crowd in the mood, the premiere of Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey – an insightful, feature length documentary about the 7th Star Wars film, The Force Awakens – attracted a massive crowd at SXSW earlier this month, keen to learn the secrets behind one of the biggest films in history.... Continue Reading

MTV unveils the first round of presenters for 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

On Tuesday, MTV announced the first round of presenters for this year’s MTV Movie Awards.... Continue Reading

MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.... Continue Reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks just about every record set by Jurassic World in its opening week – except two.

If you thought the race between Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to be a tight one, early indications would have agreed with you. Reports early in the weekend were predicting the film would not overtake Jurassic‘s worldwide opening weekend gross. But they were wrong. In fact, Star Wars smashed just about every record Jurassic World set earlier this year – with only two notable exceptions: its Saturday gross in the US (which it missed out on by a bit more than US$1 million) and its standalone gross for all territories outside North America (US$281 million versus US$316 million). Jurassic World still maintains its grip on those two records.... Continue Reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens app lets you create your own opening text crawl

The official Star Wars website has just launched an app allowing fans to create their own opening text crawl, paired up with the iconic score by John Williams. The new app joins the many, many games and apps designed to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which has come at the end of a very strong year for mainstream cinema.... Continue Reading

So just how much did Harrison Ford get paid for The Force Awakens?

For an actor who has spent much of his life bemoaning one of his most famous roles, Harrison Ford sure has been supportive of the new Star Wars film. He flew to Australia to promote the film, has taken just about every opportunity to say how great it is and given the fact he did it at all led plenty of people to ask the question: OK, so just how much was he being paid?... Continue Reading