This animated entry in the “Star Wars” franchise fills the gap between the events of “Episode III” and “Episode IV.” Imperial forces occupy a remote planet and are ruling — and ruining — its inhabitants’ lives with an iron fist. A clever, disparate crew aboard the starship Ghost takes a stand against the Empire, facing […]

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We’re live from the red carpet for the world premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story!

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This is by far the best Rogue One trailer yet. I could not believe it was just under 2 minutes.  Amazing. Yup, it’s a fan made trailer! Disney needs to hire who ever this is.

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Check out this new Star Wars Rogue One Teaser Trailer! Ok so the new Star Wars Rogue One Teaser Trailer has been released. This film will be the first of many in the “Anthology or “Star Wars Stories” series of films that Disney plans to release between the sequels.  The idea is to go back […]

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Hey check out this new trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII! It’s directed by Rian Johnson, and features a really cool scene with Luke Skywalker on that island that we saw at the end of the last film.  It also shows some production stuff but the point is that Disney wants us to know that […]

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Check out this really excellent interview with master filmmaker George Lucas by Charlie Rose.  Despite all the weird criticism he’s been getting lately from Disney’s disinformation campaign (more about that on another post), he is definitely a master filmmaker. I once heard from the famous sculptor Betty Gold who said, when asked about the key […]

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We just stumbled across this conversation with legendary Japanese animator and filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki, who was honored back in 2010 with the Berkeley Japan Prize. Of course we would never by miss an opportunity to glean the wisdom of this master filmmaker. The Berkeley Japan Prize is a lifetime achievement award from the Center for […]

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If you love Miyazaki movies like I do then you probably love the music too.  Like Star Wars, Studio Ghibli movies have an eternal quality to them.  Hearing the music of the films brings back the emotions you felt watching them.   Joe Hisaishi is to Miyazaki what John Williams is to George Lucas.    Check out this […]

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Studio Ghibli is about to release their latest film in American theaters this spring.  Looks like it’s done by his Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki.  Animation looks so so but I am sure it will be good as all Studio Ghibli films are. Spirited Away‘s Hayao Miyazaki wrote the screenplay for the film, with his son […]

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Avatar looks like it’s gonna be awesome! What do you think?

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