Articles tagged j.j. abrams

Abandoned ‘Star Wars’ Plot Points Episode IV: A Family that Slays Together Strays Apart

Planet of the Wookiees, expendable heroes, familiar clones, depressing endings, unknown siblings, and more twins than you can shake a saber at: is this the Star Wars saga you remember?

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Harrison Ford Says Three Words in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Trailer, Internet Goes Nuts

Thus far, what glimpses we've had of Star Wars: Episode VII are brief, but the internet is buzzing about them nonetheless.

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Mondays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

A look at what the major networks will be debuting and some thoughts on what might stick around for a while.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

Part four of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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20 Jun 2011 // 12:47 PM

J.J. Abrams is stuck in a huge shadow

There’s a lot to admire in J.J. Abrams’ new film, “Super 8,” starting with the spirited relationship between Joe (Joel Courtney) and Charles (Riley

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10 Jun 2011 // 6:43 AM

J.J. Abrams teams with his childhood hero, Steven Spielberg

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — There are plenty of stories with Hollywood endings — this is one with a Hollywood beginning. A new J.J. Abrams film called “

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A soft spot for an old technology led to J.J. Abrams’ latest film

LOS ANGELES — J.J. Abrams has embraced the most advanced technology to make TV shows like “Lost” and “Fringe” and movies like “Star Trek.” He’

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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‘Lost’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Are Both Pop Culture Belief Systems That Inspire Worship

Lost and The Empire Strikes Back revolve around the nature of light vs. dark, good vs. evil, science vs. faith and ultimately about the redemptive power of love and sacrifice. Ala Douglas Adams, both are about life, the universe and everything.

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20 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Star Trek (2009)

Stylish, action-packed, and a helluva lot of fun. What was the last Star Trek film you could truly say that about?

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9 Sep 2008 // 4:52 AM

‘Fringe’ creators blend the best of the past

BEVERLY HILLS - Ever wonder what inspires the creators of some of TV’s top thrillers? Old TV thrillers, it turns out. Take the case

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17 Jul 2008 // 4:26 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - It might be easier to say what “Fringe” isn’t, rather than try to define what it is. The Fox show,

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Mission Impossible III (2006)

A movie titled M:I:III can't lean too hard on verbal wit, and so it quickly leaves Laurence Fishburne behind to head out into the actionated field.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Felicity

Early rumors labeled the show 'Ally McBeal Goes to College', and it's taken two full seasons to grow into the designation.

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