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The cast for Star Wars VII has finally been announced

Some 17 months ago, Disney bought Lucas Films and announced that there would be an additional three films added to the Star Wars universe. Since then, rumors have been abound about who will get cast, who will get left out,  along with countless other anticipations and rumors. But today, we finally have a bit of solidarity because Director, J.J. Abrams, released the cast for Star Wars VII with many new faces but also some familiar faces. Items of note: -Harrison Ford is back to reprise his role of Han Solo. It’s the franchise that catapulted his career into a...

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Star Trek: Into Darkness – Trekkie Approved or Wasted Trip?

I grew up a science fiction fan but never got into Star Trek. I never had much interest until the 2009 J.J. Abrams reboot. Abrams, admittedly not a “trekkie”, paid tribute to longtime fans and brought new ones  with his version. Star Trek: Into Darkness continues Abrams’ action packed style but flies farther from Roddenberry’s original vision… The sequel reunites cast from the previous entry. Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), First Officer Spock (Zachary Quinto) and crew of the USS Enterprise open this adventure in the middle of a mission, Indiana Jones style. Kirk and Spock have seconds...

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Star Wars-Star Trek Mashup: Preview of What JJ Abrams Can Do?

If you’ve been in the theaters recently, you have probably seen the awesome trailer for the new Star Trek: Into the Darkness that was directed by JJ Abrams. That name should sound familiar to you as Abrams was just confirmed over the weekend that he will be directing the new Star Wars films that are due out in late 2015. Since the announcement, the movie universe has been abuzz and everyone is starting to speculate what an Abrams/Star Wars film would look like without George Lucas getting his dirty little hands on it. Good news is that YouTuber UnusualSuspect2011 has...

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