the force awakens
The desert scenes in The Force Awakens clearly reference British films about war in North Africa such as Ice Cold in Alex. Finally - and switching sides this time - the landing of the stormtroopers straight into a firefight at the beginning of the film is a clear echo of the depiction of the D-Day landings in Saving Private Ryan.
This was the blockbuster to end all blockbusters. The hype was untenable and it has finally arrived, and what a spectacle it is.
You'll be hard-pressed to have remained unaware of the highly popular BB8 droid, controllable using a smart phone or tablet, for example, or there's always the Darth Vader shower head; but perhaps that's one for the super-fans!
Star Wars surpasses genre and transcends viewing age. It is not a children's film. It's an adult film that happens to be suitable for children. As a result, it doesn't patronise children, nor does it attempt to second-guess what kids will find interesting and entertaining.
Harrison Ford is set for a bumper payday following the latest ‘Star Wars’ film, which looks to set to break worldwide box
Daniel Craig might have vehemently denied accepting a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens' earlier this year, but it turns
With her appearance in ‘The Force Awakens’, ‘Game Of Thrones’ star Gwendoline Christie has become the Star Wars' universe's
Many viewers and critics claimed to enjoy the original prequel upon it's release but with hindsight the feeling is that punters and pundits talked themselves into thinking they enjoyed it, when subconsciously they knew all along something was amiss.
As the premiere of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' approaches, every die hard fan will be worried about the unforgivable - people
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