Friday, May 22, 2015

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace – Limited Edition Vinyl Soundtrack Giveaway

The Phantom Menace soundtrack - gatefold sleeve

Star Wars fans! Music fans! We’ve got a great new giveaway contest for you. Read on for details of how you can win a limited edition vinyl pressing of the soundtrack to Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Vanity Fair’s Extended Interview With John Williams

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A few days ago John Williams revealed that he saw 3/4 of The Force Awakens and shared his praise for the movie. Now Vanity Fair posted online their extended interview with the composer, discussing his approach to the new music and his opinion on director J.J. Abrams…

Thursday, May 21, 2015

SW7N Review: Marvel’s Star Wars #5

Boba Fett

Issue five of Marvel’s comic book series Star Wars is out. Check out our review after the jump.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kathleen Kennedy Interview with Vanity Fair

Kathleen KennedyVanity Fair posted online yet another interesting interview, this time an extended conversation with Lucasfilm President and Star Wars: The Force Awakens producer Kathleen Kennedy. During the conversation Kennedy revealed very curious story about how she first met J.J. Abrams when he was 16…

Thursday, May 21, 2015

New World of Color Show Featuring a Star Wars: The Force Awakens Segment at Disneyland

World of Color

World of Color is an outdoor, 28-minute nighttime show, that features projected film clips on an immense water screen in Paradise Bay at Disney California Adventure Park. On May 20, 2015, Disney debuted the new World of Color Celebrate show that includes a Star Wars: The Force Awakens segment plus Star Tours…

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Making of Star Wars at Madame Tussauds

Duel of the Fates

Star Wars at Madame Tussauds opened on May 16th in London. The exhibition will feature 16 iconic characters in 11 immersive scenes from the Star Wars universe. Now check out these 2 cool videos showing the process of making those incredibly realistic looking figures and a quick look at the VIP launch party featuring guests like Pip Andersen and Jeremy Bulloch…

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Star Wars 7 News Talks With PodRants!

PodrantsRecently, the team over at PodRants asked us to have a chat with them on one of their podcasts – which was graciously accepted by yours truly, Pomojema. Join me as I shoot the breeze with them about entire Star Wars saga, and we chat a bit about news and rumors regarding the future of franchise!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Costume Designer Michael Kaplan Reveals How Apple Inspired The Force Awakens Stormtroopers

Michael-KaplanAward winning costume designer Michael Kaplan spoke with Vanity Fair about his work on The Force Awakens, including the influence of Apple on the new Stormtroopers and also briefly touched on Princess Leia’s and Han Solo’s costumes.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Pic of the Day: Rian Johnson and the Episode VIII Script on the Cover of Wired Magazine

WiredGeorge Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, Rian Johnson, BB-8 and Yoda are all featured on the cover of the June issue of Wired magazine. But the most interesting detail in the photo is beneath Rian Johnson’s left foot. It’s the Episode VIII script. If you zoom in you can see the writing “SW EP VIII”! I think it’s too early for the script to be ready so probably this is just a cool Easter Egg. The article is about The Untold Story of ILM and you can check it out HERE.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

John Williams Praises The Force Awakens. George Lucas’ Initial Plan for the Sequel Trilogy and What Part of Michael Arndt’s Script was Used.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair posted online their full article on The Force Awakens from their June issue. There are several interesting bits of information that were not covered in their previous report. Read on to find out John Williams’ opinion on the movie as well as what part of Michael Arndt’s script was actually used, and what was the initial idea of George Lucas for the Sequel Trilogy…