J.J. Abrams
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New 'Star Wars' Film Is a Fascinating Insight into the Populist Artistry of Its Veteran Screenwriter
6 Jan 2016 // 3:54 AM

The rehabilitation of the Star Wars franchise is a triumphant return for Kasdan, whose output since the start of the millennium has been as underwhelming as that of, well, George Lucas.

The World Is Ready for 'Star Wars Episode VII'
19 Apr 2015 // 9:10 PM

All signs point to the upcoming seventh installment of Star Wars remediating the follies of the prequel trilogy and returning the series to its original glory.


There's Still Much to Enjoy in 'Star Trek into Darkness'
16 Jun 2016 // 5:30 AM

Star Trek Into Darkness has never looked or sounded better than this new 4K UHD release, but it's hard to ignore that this is a big budget remake of Wrath of Khan.

The Trek Saga Re-Begins, Again, But This Time in UHD
15 Jun 2016 // 5:30 AM

The rebooted Star Trek looks and sounds amazing in 4K, but the Ultra High Definition proves even more that the film hasn't stood up to the (brief) test of time.


Harrison Ford Says Three Words in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Trailer, Internet Goes Nuts
7 May 2015 // 11:04 AM

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

The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 4:00 AM

Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.


Where Does 'Star Wars' Find Itself and Where Is It Going?
30 Dec 2015 // 5:51 AM

Josh Rottenberg and Steven Zeitchik talk about the series, sussing out the cultural legacy of and reactions to the new film, the larger context of franchise revivals and where Star Wars goes from here.

J.J. Abrams is stuck in a huge shadow
20 Jun 2011 // 7:47 AM

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 Griffiths),

//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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