Tag Archives: Rian Johnson

Video: Star Wars EpVIII Begins Production

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ended on a note of both hope and mystery, leaving viewers what’s in store for heroine Rey (Daisy Ridley) and the rest of the gang from that galaxy far, far away. The answers (well, at least some of them) will be revealed in “Star Wars: Episode VIII”. Which, according toContinue Reading

Star Wars EpVIII Release Date Postponed

File this under the “Sounds like Bad News but is actually Good News” department. The release date of “Star Wars: Episode VIII” has been pushed back half a year, from May to December of next year. On one hand, it kinda sucks that we’ll have to wait a whole 6 months to see the nextContinue Reading

Visual Effects Company ILM Celebrates 40th Anniversary

(Click on the image to view the super-sized version) Wow, has it been that long? Today marks the 40th anniversary of one of the world’s first — and most beloved — visual effects companies. If you’ve seen any blockbuster of the last 40 years, chances are Industrial Light & magic brought the effects to life.Continue Reading

Star Wars Spinoff Films Get Title & Release Date

We’ve been wondering what Disney’s plan was for their “Star Wars” standalone films. While we don’t have anything in the way of a plot, we now know what one will be called, and when another one will be released. At The Walt Disney Company Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Bob Iger made a couple of smallContinue Reading

Looper Director To Helm Star Wars EpVIII

Wow. Talk about “A New Hope”. “Star Wars” fans have been so used to being let down over the years that we didn’t think it would be remotely possible for the franchise to be good again, let alone great. But things changed in a major way when Disney took over the reins from George Lucas.Continue Reading

Closing The Loop

Driven by story rather than spectacle, “Looper” is a sci-fi actioner that confounds expectations. Could it be one of the year’s best films?…

Looper Animated Trailer

Director Rian Johnson’s time-travel actioner with Bruce Willis and JGL gets a beautiful animated trailer, with artwork and music by the director’s brothers…

Looper Trailer 2

If you weren’t convinced that “Looper” might be one of the year’s most exciting sci-fi films, then this stylish new trailer might change your mind…