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It’s a Twisted Web in the New Knives Out Trailer

The full trailer for Rian Johnson's whodunnit, Knives Out, has arrived to offer a better look at the characters, story, and mystery audiences will...

Game of Thrones TV Show Creators Are Developing A Star Wars...

The two men responsible for creating Game of Thrones on HBO are being handed the keys to their own Star Wars film series!  More within!

Rian Johnson Signs On to Develop an All New Star Wars...

Today brings about exciting word that Star Wars: The Last Jedi's director, Rian Johnson, will continue to work within the galaxy far, far away by developing an all new trilogy of Star Wars films!  Come inside for more details and info.  

Why Rian Johnson is Great for Star Wars

For some, Rian Johnson is the director of the acclaimed hit Looper, which proved he was ready for the big league budget of Star Wars directing. But for others, Rian Johnson is one of the keepers of classic cinema, both in taste and style. Like Lucas before him, Johnson is an old school filmmaker working in a contemporary blockbuster setting. Rian Johnson is a perfect fit for Star Wars, and I’ll detail why in great, painful lengths. Rian Johnson is exactly what Star Wars needs right now.

Another Film Podcast #13: The Maltese Falcon / Chinatown / Brick

We're talking film noir this week! The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown and Brick. We also talk major spoilers for TV's Girls and Mad Men which runs in the beginning until the 19-minute mark. We talk all aspects of film noir including its roots, evolution, and its place in modern film. We discuss the effects of war time on art and probably some other stuff, too!

Another Film Podcast #11 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi /...

We're back, baby! After a month off and not the least bit tanner or well rested, Judson & Collin are back to gush over Rian Johnson and the teaser for his forthcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Collin also details his experiences at the TCM Film Festival which he covered for Cinelinx.com

Top 5 Coolest Things Shown at Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebration has come and gone but it left quite an impact on Star Wars fans everywhere.  There was a lot to see and experience (even for those at home), so we’re going to break down the Top 5 Coolest Things Shown during this year’s event.  Come inside to see our ranking and share your own!

Lupita Nyong’o Returns as Maz Kanata in Star Wars Episode VIII

While Rian Johnson is hard at work making Star Wars Episode VIII, he took time to post an image on tumblr confirming Lupita Nyong'o's return as Maz Kanata!  Take a look!

[Confirmed] Sounds Like Some Star Wars: Episode VIII Filming is Happening...

Lucasfilm has officially confirmed that filming for Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII is taking place this month on Skellig Michael, confirming the earlier reports and rumors! 

Rian Johnson Talks Star Wars: Episode VIII – Creative Freedom, Start...

While all eyes are currently laser focused on JJ Abrams' currently filming Star Wars: Episode VII, we can't forget that the other films in the galaxy far, far away are also in variuos stages of production.  Rian Johnson recently spoke with Terry Gilliam on the TalkHouse Podcast, confirming he's directing Episode VIII and talked about his experiences with it so far.  Come inside to see what he has to say about Disney/Lucasfilm giving directors plenty of freedom, when he expects to start shooting, and how the script is coming along! 

The Casual Cinecast Reviews Knives Out

On this week's all new episode of the Casual Cinecast, Mike, Chris, and Justin share their thoughts on Knives Out, Waves, and more!  Rian Johnson's whodunit...