A number of key sequences from Rian Johnson’s forthcoming epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been filmed with IMAX cameras, following J.J. Abrams’ usage of the technology on Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. In an official press release, IMAX...
Principal photography on the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff film has gotten underway at Pinewood Studios in London. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame, the new Star Wars Story (in the same vein as Gareth...
It has been officially revealed today by Lucasfilm that Woody Harrelson has signed on to star in the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff anthology movie. This will serve as the second in the new assortment of singular Star Wars stories in the wake of...
A number of key sequences from Rian Johnson’s forthcoming epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been filmed with IMAX cameras, following J.J. Abrams’ usage of the technology on Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. In an official press release, IMAX and Lucasfilm have announced that the Looper director has captured scenes using IMAX’s extremely high-resolution cameras, which promise to provide audiences greater scope and increased image... Read more
Principal photography on the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff film has gotten underway at Pinewood Studios in London. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame, the new Star Wars Story (in the same vein as Gareth Edwards’ masterpiece, Rogue One), will explore Han and Chewbacca’s adventures before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing... Read more
It has been officially revealed today by Lucasfilm that Woody Harrelson has signed on to star in the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff anthology movie. This will serve as the second in the new assortment of singular Star Wars stories in the wake of Gareth Edwards’ incredible Rogue One. Harrelson, known for wide-ranging roles in film and TV such as The Hunger Games, No County For Old Men, True Detective, Cheers, and Zombieland, will... Read more
Gareth Edwards’ enthralling masterpiece Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently storming the global box-office, and with good reason: the film is incredible. But a big question upon the lips of many is just how Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic managed to digitally recreate Peter Cushing’s legendary Imperial operative Grand Moff Tarkin, considering the actor passed away in 1994. Well thanks to ABC News, we now have a wider... Read more
We at Filmoria love Star Wars Rebels; Disney XD’s exhilarating animated offering which bridges the gap between Episodes III and IV via Rogue One. Following the dramatic midseason finale back in December, the show is set to return this Saturday (7th January), and to celebrate, the good folks at Lucasfilm have unleashed an incredible new trailer. Featuring plentiful glimpses at Sabine with the Darksaber, Grand Admiral Thrawn’s diabolical... Read more
It was almost an inevitability, but it’s now been confirmed that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is officially the UK’s biggest film of the 2016 box office. With the figures all tallied up at the close of last year, Rogue One ended as the most successful film of the annual calendar with a staggering £50.7m in total. It pipped Warner Bros’ Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them in the final hours and achieved the feat in just 17 days... Read more
Picture the scene. It’s the end of a press screening for A Monster Calls in one of the biggest cinemas in London – and all you can hear from the assembled critics is a chorus of sniffles. Patrick Ness’s much loved children’s novel has been adapted for the screen by the author, so its many fans can expect something faithful to the original. Which leaves those who’ve never read it to emerge from the cinema, teary eyed and in bits. Young... Read more
In the wake of the great Carrie Fisher’s untimely passing – with her mother Debbie Reynolds also leaving us just a single day later – news has broken that the legendary Star Wars actress had completed her work on the forthcoming Saga entry, Star Wars: Episode VIII. The sequel to J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens, director Rian Johnson (Looper) had wrapped filming in July and is currently in the midst of post-production. Variety... Read more
Gareth Edwards’ exhilarating and astonishing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (our full ★★★★★ review can be found right here) has been in UK and US theatres for some seven days now, and chances are you’ve seen it. Perhaps more than once. This writer most certainly has. Now the film has been in circulation for some time, we thought it was apt to comment on something extremely important it promotes: diversity. Now it is widely reported... Read more
*WARNING – CONTAINS ROGUE ONE SPOILERS* While we saw quite a few snippets from the trailer removed from Rogue One‘s final cut in cinemas, it appears that the movie certainly didn’t fail in delivering a five-star cinematic experience and it’s fascinating to find out that the ending we’ve all witnessed wasn’t originally the one that was planned. Director Gareth Edwards spoke on the Empire podcast and revealed things... Read more
December means only one thing: movie lists. Okay, two things including Christmas… To keep festive traditions alive, the Filmoria team has burrowed deep into the archives of 2016 to extract the very best films the year had to offer. From awe-inspiring animation, to emotionally harrowing character drama, from caped crusaders, to intergalactic battles, we have consumed a rich variety of cinema across the last twelve months, and as a collective... Read more
Saw Gerrera is perhaps the original Rebel. The primary figure who brought the fight to the Imperial Empire after he could no longer stand residing in a galaxy reigned by repression and terror. We’ve seen him in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and most recently alongside Jyn Erso in Gareth Edwards’ remarkable Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but now character creator Dave Filoni is bringing him back to the small-screen. Following the festive mid-season... Read more