Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Supanova Interview: Star Wars Puppeteer Brian Herring talks bringing BB-8 to life & The Han Solo Film!

November 8, 2017

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi on the verge of release, on the verge of madness and on the verge of probably breaking even more box office records, I got to speak to Brian Herring, famous Puppeteer who helped bring the lovable and adorable BB-8 to life on screen for the first time in Star […]

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Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

July 11, 2016

I feel like I owe¬†The Force Awakens¬†a pretty significant debt. It’s not only brought the¬†Star Wars franchise back to life in the post-prequels era but now it’s returning the license to the Lego series to lift them out of their slump following¬†Lego Marvel’s Avengers.¬†This new entry in the Lego series is amongst the its very […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (M15+) (USA, 2015)

May 4, 2016

As we celebrate #MayThe4thBeWithYou, we sat down with the two disc Blu-Ray release of the latest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. First, we look back at Ryan Champion’s review of the film, before we get neck deep in the disc of special features that fans can enjoy! So, is the release worth the purchase? […]

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SXSW First Impression Review: Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (USA, 2016)

March 30, 2016

With a surprise appearance from J.J. Abrams helping get the crowd in the mood, the premiere of Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey –¬†an insightful, feature length documentary about the 7th Star Wars film, The Force Awakens – attracted a massive crowd at SXSW earlier this month, keen to learn the secrets behind […]

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MTV unveils the first round of presenters for 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

March 24, 2016

On Tuesday, MTV announced the first round of presenters for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. The presenters announced for the first round are¬†Charlize Theron, Chris¬†Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain from¬†The¬†Huntsmen: Winter‚Äôs War, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron from¬†Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Olivia¬†Munn from¬†X-Men: Apocalypse and supermodel Gigi¬†Hadid.¬† In case you missed it, this year the MTV […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as¬†Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star¬†Wars: The Force Awakens and¬†Straight Outta Compton¬†have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks just about every record set by Jurassic World in its opening week – except two.

December 24, 2015

If you thought the race between Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to be a tight one, early indications would have agreed with you. Reports early in the weekend were predicting the film would not overtake Jurassic‘s worldwide opening weekend gross. But they were wrong. In fact, Star Wars smashed just […]

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How they fit some familiar voices into Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 23, 2015

Note: This article¬†contains some spoilers. A lot has been written over the last few days about the number of “cameos” that we can find in the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens – in particular¬†a certain James Bond. It turns out that there’s a lot more than just familiar faces who make their way […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens app lets you create your own opening text crawl

December 23, 2015

The official Star Wars website has just launched an app allowing fans to create their own opening text crawl, paired up with the iconic score by John Williams. The new app joins the many, many games and apps designed to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which has come at the end […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes back its entire production budget in 24 hours.

December 21, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was always going to be one of the biggest films of the year, and subject to positive reviews (which it has received in droves), likely one of the biggest films of all time as well. But few could have predicted just how massive its first 24 hours would be. Including […]

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Did Daniel Craig make a cameo in The Force Awakens as an uncredited Stormtrooper?

December 21, 2015

Earlier this year, Simon Pegg – who makes a cameo himself as Unkar Plutt – let it slip that James Bond, Daniel Craig, managed to work his way into the new Star Wars film The Force Awakens while filming Spectre¬†– the latest Bond film – nearby. Craig outright denied the claim in later interviews – […]

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So just how much did Harrison Ford get paid for The Force Awakens?

December 21, 2015

For an actor who has spent much of his life bemoaning one of his most famous roles, Harrison Ford sure has been supportive of the new Star Wars film. He flew to Australia to promote the film, has taken just about every opportunity to say how great it is¬†and given the fact he did it […]

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Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (USA, 2015)

December 18, 2015

When I got the opportunity to write the review for what is undoubtedly the biggest film of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I trembled at the idea of doing something so underwhelming and unjust. Then I thought – while it isn’t remotely on the same level –¬†J.J Abrams must have felt the exact […]

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The 5 Best Things At The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Fan Event

December 14, 2015

Thursday the 10th of December 2015 would mark a significant day in the lives of many Australian Star Wars fans. Not only would it be exactly one week prior to the release of the newest film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But Sydney would play host to the only exclusive […]

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The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is all about the bad guy

November 28, 2015

It seems Disney aren’t done releasing footage for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, teasing fans with yet another TV spot but this time one that’s much darker than the others. Released for Thanksgiving, our new look at the forthcoming film. Said to be the final trailer, this one brings the previews into a full circle, […]

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Three new Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV spots released with loads of new footage

November 16, 2015

It seems that Japanese trailer and the big TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were not the last pieces of footage we’d get before the eagerly anticipated film is released next month. There are now three TV spots, one of which is an extended version of the more recent spot, one of which […]

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Harrison Ford is coming to Sydney to promote Star Wars: The Force Awakens

November 15, 2015

Han Solo is coming our way next month for an exclusive fan event at the Sydney Opera House! Harrison Ford has announced that he will be making his way down to the Sydney icon to promote the hugely anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Ford, who returns as Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars […]

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Melbourne’s Lido on the Roof Announces Film Program

November 12, 2015

Lido Cinemas tonight unveils their rooftop space, with James Bond’s Spectre as the first film to be shown.¬† The space in Hawthorn features a rooftop screen, beanbags, deck chairs, and a separate bar. Spectre will play from opening night, Thursday 12th November until Wednesday 18th November. Check out the full film program here… Film Program: […]

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Watch a ton of new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

November 6, 2015

Even though the recently released trailer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is said to be the only glimpse of the new film before it’s released next month, a new Japanese trailer has surfaced, with a surprising amount of new footage that gives a closer look at some of the characters. This isn’t one of […]

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The Latest Star Wars News – Episode VII: The Flock Awakens

October 26, 2015

Some time ago, in this particular galaxy, there were Star Wars films and no Twitter. So there was no way for cowards to express their disapproval of Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, or even Samuel L Jackson. Now, many are exercising this newfound power in the general direction of Force Awakens star, John Boyega, […]

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Here we go. The final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer has arrived!

October 20, 2015

It’s the movie destined to shoot 2015 into the record books in terms of cinematic attendance and ticket sales. Between Universal Studios’ Minions and Furious 7, Disney’s Avengers and Inside Out… and now the new Star Wars movie, this has been an incredible year for the film industry. But few films this year have people […]

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Record numbers reported in the first day of ticket pre-sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

October 20, 2015

Echoing the reports from around the world of website’s crashing under the weight of the demand of Day One pre-sale tickets for¬†Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Event Cinemas in Australia have released their numbers, showing the magnitude of the demand – which broke all previously held records for pre-sales. According to the cinema’s press release, […]

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IMAX Darling Harbour to be one of 20 cinemas in the world to have the 2D 1570 IMAX film print for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

October 19, 2015

Sydney’s IMAX Cinemas have revealed they will be one of only 20 IMAX Theatre internationally to have the¬†2D 1570 IMAX film print for the latest film in the¬†Star Wars series,¬†Episode VII: The Force Awakens. It will be the only IMAX cinema in Australia to have the print. Much as he did with the Star Trek […]

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The official theatrical poster poster is revealed for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

October 19, 2015

As pre-sale tickets get ready to go on sale tomorrow all around the world for the 7th Star Wars¬†episode,¬†The Force Awakens, the makers of the film have released the¬†official theatrical poster for the film, bringing together the light and the dark side once again. Check it out here: Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in […]

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Disney’s D23 Expo: Artist Drew Struzan’s new The Force Awakens poster highlights Han Solo

August 17, 2015

For Star Wars fans, December could not come quickly enough – because that’s when the J. J. Abrams’ helmed¬†The Force Awakens (aka Episode VII) will hit cinemas. Set 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, the film will focus on ¬†a new set of characters, while bringing us some quality nostalgia with […]

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JJ Abrams releases new behind-the-scenes reel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens during San Deigo Comic-con panel

July 12, 2015

We were told prior to yesterday afternoon’s panel not to expect a new trailer for the upcoming seventh film in the¬†Star Wars saga,¬†The Force Awakens. While Disney were good to their word on that one, we did end up getting a quick look at the film anyway. The behind the scenes reel gives a quick […]

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New trailer released for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

April 17, 2015

There are few movie trailer which really make you trip over yourself with excitement; this is one of those few. We now have a nice, suspenseful look at what we will be witnessing when Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released on December 25th this year. Director J.J. Abrams seems to be doing to iconic […]

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Adelaide Oz Comic-Con to air uncut STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS panel

April 7, 2015

Adelaide is officially the #1 travel destination in Australia today, with the news that Oz Comic-Con are set to screen the Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel in its entirety, only hours after it happens at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. The latest chapter in the Star Wars franchise hits cinema screens December […]

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Teaser trailer released for Star Wars: Episode XII – The Force Awakens

November 29, 2014

Director J.J Abrams has allowed us a small peek into the upcoming Star Wars: Episode XII – The Force Awakens, giving us a nice little trip of nostalgia as well as giving us the impression that next year’s latest installment in the iconic film series will be bigger and more epic than ever before. For […]

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