Tag: J.J. Abrams

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Japanese anime hit Your Name to get a live-action remake by J.J. Abrams

The 2016 movie Your Name is the world’s highest-grossing anime at $355 million, displacing Hayao Miyazaki’s fabulous Spirited Away, which earned $289 million. It’s received multiple awards and critical acclaim. And now it’s about to receive a …

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Star Trek Beyond Director Convinces CBS to Craft Fan Film Guidelines

Fan films have been a part of culture even before movies had sound. But unfortunately for us, some studios hate fan films like Stormtroopers hate target practice. CBS was one of those haters, particularly when it comes to its Star Trek property. However, thanks to some smooth talk from Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin […]

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Adam Driver Blames Leia and Han for Kylo Ren’s Evil Turn

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now out on DVD/Blu-Ray, with all the extras we desperately crave. To whet our appetites for behind-the-scenes goodies, Disney has already released Daisy Ridley’s audition tape. Now Disney is giving us a look at episode VII’s bad guy, Kylo Ren. Our budding Sith lord isn’t just a force for […]

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Zachary Quinto says Star Trek isn’t the same without J.J. Abrams

So how is it different?Justin Lin is more introverted than J.J. Abrams.

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‘Star Trek’ Trailer Shows Shuttle Is the Ship That Made the Kessel Run

I’ve recently become concerned about J.J. Abrams role as the director of the next Star Wars movie. After all, he could be bringing some of his Star Trek sensibility into the galaxy far, far away, and the two are–and should continue to be–extremely different. It turns out that my concerns have been warranted, albeit in reverse. The latest Star Trek trailer has a moment taken straight out of Return of the Jedi.

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