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MOVIE REVIEW: “Star Wars : Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker”

"We've passed on all we know. A thousand generations live in you now. But this is your fight" (Luke Skywalker)
Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Adam Driver
Directed by J.J. Abrams

The circle is now complete. Forty-two years after George Lucas forever changed Hollywood (and the lives of moviegoers around the world!) with the original “Star Wars,” director J.J. Abrams brings it all home with “Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.” I was there opening weekend in 1977. When the music blared and the opening crawl began to roll, I knew I was in for something amazing. ... more >

J.J. Abrams Disney Star Wars

J.J. Abrams tapped by Disney to shoot next “Star Wars” installment

The Star Wars wager is a costly one for the cartoon company

Betting on the fact that franchise fatigue is all in your head Disney is concretizing plans for "Star Wars," wagering that the Force is with them. After its acquisition of Lucasfilm last October for $ 4.05 billion, the group had announced the creation and addition of new episodes to the saga, an all-around miraculous money machine which has brought in $ 4.4 billion worldwide since its launching in ... more >

J.J. Abrams brings special FX into your living-room

You've heard right! J.J. Abrams, whom you might remember from such instant classics as Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and Super 8, has created an iPhone application via his movie studio Bad Robot which lets users add a touch of originality to their humdrum existences: point your iPhone camera towards the Christmas tree, and just as your step-mother's pomeranian steps into the picture, unleash ... more >

Star Trek on Schedule for 2008

Star Trek is looming upon us, again. Slated for release in 2008 and directed by J.J. Abrams (Mission Impossible III), it promises more dazzling special effects, mind-boggling CGI effects and Leonard Nimoy in a supporting role! Cast and crew were in high spirits during a press conference held at Comic Con (an annual comic books and popular entertainment expo held last month in San Diego, California ... more >