Filmoria Visits…Star Wars Identities – The Exhibition
This week, we were lucky enough to be invited to Lucasfilm and X3 Production’s fabulous new Star Wars exhibition – Star Wars Identities – at The O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. Open until 3rd September, this fantastic interactive...
20 Must-See Movies Still To Come In 2017
We’ve officially wrapped the year’s awards, and now the time has come to focus on the forthcoming blockbuster cinema as we roll into summer and winter territories. With tons and tons of exciting movies to look forward to – from superhero...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Features IMAX Footage
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...
Filmoria Visits…Star Wars Identities – The Exhibition
This week, we were lucky enough to be invited to Lucasfilm and X3 Production’s fabulous new Star Wars exhibition – Star Wars Identities – at The O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. Open until 3rd September, this fantastic interactive experience takes fans inside the heart of A Galaxy Far, Far Away, by offering a new perspective on our beloved intergalactic heroes. Star Wars Identities’ foundation is built upon the two figures... Read more
First Version Of Rogue One Gave K-2SO A Different Ending
In case you’ve not seen Rogue One:A Star Wars Story – really? – here’s a big fat spoiler alert. Everybody dies. They all perished in the Battle of Scarif; an ending with guts but also the right one as well. But the way they died changed while the film was in development and actually being written. And actor Alan Tudyk, who played the deliciously sarky droid K-2SO, has revealed that in the first version of the script, he was destined to... Read more
The Most Iconic Secret Identities In Film
The fascination with a double life consistently fascinates cinema audiences, with some of the most thrilling narratives examining what it must be like to live a life that no one knows you’re actually living… To celebrate the release of Power Rangers on March 24, we take a look at some of the best films that have put hidden identities at the heart of their iconic characters. SUPERMAN Based on the beloved DC Comics character Superman, the charming... Read more
Titanic Is Officially The Nation’s Favourite Soundtrack
Some time ago before Christmas the team here at Filmoria came together to present to you our favourite movie soundtracks, culminating in an array of talented composers and classic theme songs, and now a new survey carried out has done just that, with Titanic coming out on top. James Horner’s simply scintillating soundtrack is a true work of musical genius, and the UK have had their say in agreeing with that notion. The poll of 2,000 people garnered... Read more
First Footage From Star Wars: The Last Jedi Screened
It’s official, we are well and truly on the road to one of this year’s biggest releases – the next chapter in the Star Wars Saga, The Last Jedi. And over at Disney, at the annual shareholders gathering – the lucky folks in attendance were able to see first glimpses of the December blockbuster. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is one of Filmoria’s 20 Must-See Movies Still to Come in 2017 There has been much debate and speculation... Read more
International Women’s Day 2017: Inspirational Women In Film
To note every single inspirational female figure in the film industry would take a lifetime. The silver screen’s rich history is laden with remarkable women, whose innovation, intellect, and artistry has helped render one of the most beautiful and universally-celebrated mediums on the planet. In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, we have selected just a finite few from the ginormous assortment, whose contributions to cinema... Read more
The Wire Star Joins Young Han Solo Movie
News has broken that Michael Kenneth Williams – the hugely talented and universal performer – has officially joined the forthcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story. The LEGO Movie‘s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directing the untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie, in which Williams will join the mightily impressive cast including Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie... Read more
Watch: Hilarious Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Parody Video
We at Filmoria absolutely LOVE Star Wars, and we said Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was “absolutely astonishing entertainment,” in our official review last year. Still, we also appreciate a good joke poked at A Galaxy Far, Far Away, which is exactly what How It Should Have Ended (HISHE) have provided with this side-splitting new video. Now rather obviously, this video contains major spoilers, but come on, who hasn’t... Read more
20 Must-See Movies Still To Come In 2017
We’ve officially wrapped the year’s awards, and now the time has come to focus on the forthcoming blockbuster cinema as we roll into summer and winter territories. With tons and tons of exciting movies to look forward to – from superhero spectaculars, to world-class war dramas – there is something for everyone to enjoy in the remaining months of 2017. With this firmly in mind, we at Filmoria look ahead to the titles that’ll... Read more
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Features IMAX Footage
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
Production On Han Solo Star Wars Story Gets Underway
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
6 Things You Didn’t Know About Boba Fett
Without a doubt, Boba Fett is one of the most revered characters in the Star Wars saga. Mainly known in the original Star Wars trilogy, with a debut in The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett was known to be a man of mystery and a cool jet pack. The prequels shed more light into the clone’s backstory, as the son of the dangerous bounty hunter Jango Fett. Any fan of the Star Wars franchise will know his story, but these are 6 things that you might... Read more