J.J. Abrams
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The World Is Ready for 'Star Wars Episode VII'
19 Apr 2015 // 8:10 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.

In Defense of Star Trek
20 May 2013 // 11:00 PM

Who will defend the future from J.J. Abrams... and his fans?


'Star Trek Into Darkness': Dick Cheney's Legacy
16 May 2013 // 1:45 AM

Benedict Cumberbatch's John Harrison is at once the most compelling and least predictable figure amid a dauntingly predictable ensemble.

'Super 8': Bringing Adolescent Dreams to Life
22 Nov 2011 // 3:03 PM

Paradoxically, given all of the borrowing and recycling that went into its making, in the present moment, the most novel aspect of Super 8 may be its originality.


Harrison Ford Says Three Words in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Trailer, Internet Goes Nuts
7 May 2015 // 10:04 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 // 3:00 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.


J.J. Abrams is stuck in a huge shadow
20 Jun 2011 // 6:47 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),

J.J. Abrams teams with his childhood hero, Steven Spielberg
10 Jun 2011 // 12:43 AM

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

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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