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Ranking the films in the Star Wars franchise

In just a few short days, one of the biggest movie releases in literally years will occur when Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens. Yesterday was the World Premiere in Los Angeles, with later today being the day most critics and pundits lay eyes on it (in fact, as you’re[...]

Star Wars casts some future Oscar nominees

One of the most interesting things that I took away from yesterday’s official casting news about Star Wars: Episode VII is just how great the cast will look a decade down the line (that and how much the powers that be must have enjoyed Inside Llewyn Davis when they saw[...]

“Red Tails” is an entertaining history lesson/B-movie

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:The strongest aspect of director Anthony Hemingway and producer George Lucas’s Red Tails is that it lives in a somewhat Utopian film industry where African-American dramas aren’t all that big of a deal. The picture may have an unfair burden of proving the bankability of larger-budget ($58[...]

Star Wars: review of the complete saga

HollywoodNews.com: This will not be an exhaustive breakdown of the set, as I do not have the time to watch and critique each bonus feature. But I will offer a few words for those who are inexplicably on the fence about the set. Point being, I’m guessing you’ve[...]

“Star Wars” Blu-ray set unveils new trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We are weeks away from the Sept. 16 release date of “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” on Blu-ray for the first time, and Lucasfilm continues to drum up attention. The studio has released a new trailer on Yahoo’s UK and Ireland site (via ComingSoon), which we’ve posted[...]

“Star Wars” Blu-ray details revealed!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: May the 4th be with you. In celebration of this unique calendar day, “Star Wars” fans are learning full details of the Blu-ray editions of their beloved films that are scheduled to hit shelves on Sept. 16. Details of the “Complete Saga” package can be found at[...]

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Wishful Drinking’ hits HBO tonight

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Fisher has had one helluva life. She’s got a movie star for a mom (Debbie Reynolds) and a famous singer for a dad (Eddie Fisher) and Elizabeth Taylor and Connie Stevens among her stepmothers. Among her ex-husbands is singer Paul Simon and her half-sister is actress Joely Fisher. That’s[...]

Carrie Fisher can “turn men gay”

HollywoodNews.com: Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has joked how she has a secret superpower – to turn men gay. She also said she wasn’t allowed to wear a bra in the first Star Wars movie by the “odd” director, George Lucas, “because there’s no underwear in space”. Carrie, speaking[...]

Tom Cruise narrated ‘ILM’ documentary to debut on Encore

HollywoodNews.com: Since its founding 35 years ago, Industrial Light & Magic has been the movie industry’s undisputed leader in groundbreaking visual effects, thrilling audiences and making hits into blockbusters. On Sunday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (et/pt), Encore presents an original documentary celebrating that legacy. “Industrial Light & Magic: Creating[...]

Ewan McGregor always had something for Princess Leia

Hollywoodnews.com: Attention Carrie Fisher: get Ewan McGregor’s number. He loves you, even though he’s married. McGregor confessed that he had a “deep” love for Princess Leia, even though he played a younger Obi Wan Kenobi in completely different set of “Star Wars” films. Fisher is now 53, and McGregor 39. Speaking[...]