The Good, the Bad and the Meh of the Force Awakens...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened this weekend and it’s conquering the film galaxy by smashing all previous box office records. It’s getting mostly positive reviews and it’s the first sequel since 1983 to make fans leave the theater happy. Cinelinx looks at the pros, cons and the mediocre moments of this blockbuster hit. But beware of spoilers.

The Impact of Star Wars When It first Premiered

 At a time when sci-fi films were not particularly popular, a movie burst onto cinema screens that changed everything. Breaking box office records, Star Wars created the fanatic film culture that exists today. Cinelinx takes a look at the incredible impact Star Wars had in 1977.

Twas The Night Before Star Wars…

On the eve of the first public Star Wars: The Force Awakens screenings, the FatherGamer has a special rhyme to share with our fellow nerds who will be anxiously awaiting their first trip to the theaters.  Grab your hot cocoa, snuggle up, and have a listen. 

Looking At the Movie That Inspired Star Wars: The Hidden Fortress

George Lucas has often cited the classic Japanese Samurai film The Hidden Fortress as the main inspiration for his sci-fi epic Star Wars. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening this week, Cinelinx looks at the movie that inspired Lucas to make one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time.   

[Scoop Confirmed] Details on Finn’s Name & Training in Star Wars:...

There are a lot of things we don't know about The Force Awakens yet, but fans have been wondering about our new heroes, since their names were released last year.  Today we have some details on John Boyega's character Finn, that shed light, not only on him, but other new aspects of the galaxy far, far away.  

Should Luke Be the Bad Guy in the Force Awakens?

 What’s going on with Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: the Force Awakens? There’s been a lot of speculations about what we’ll see when Luke returns to the screen in the seventh Star Wars film. It’s even been speculated that Luke will go all Vader on us, surrendering to his Dark Side. Cinelinx looks at the problems that may come with turning our favorite noble Jedi Knight into the Big Bad of the Star Wars sequel.

First Trailer for Star Trek Beyond is Attached to The Force...

The titans of science fiction will be sharing (albeit in trailer form) the big screen together, as Paramount is aiming to launch the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters.  

New Behind the Scenes Photos From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Rolling Stone recently released an article featuring behind the scenes interviews with the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Included in the article are some sweet Behind the Scenes photo, including this one of Kylo Ren!  Check them out!

First Trailer for The Force Awakens Disney Infinity Playset

We've known for a little while now that a special The Force Awakens playset would be coming to Disney Infinity 3.0 the same day as the film's release.  Today, however, brings us our first look at the game in action.  Come inside to check it out!

Musterbrand Launches New Line of Star Wars Clothes

It's not often we cover clothes here on Cinelinx, but the new Star Wars movie is bringing about an unprecedented level of tie-in merchandising that's appealing to fans and collectors.  So come inside to check out these classy new jackets. 

Everything Is Canon: Stuffed – Into Darkness

On this episode of Everything is Canon, Steve talks to Liz Braswell all about her latest book, Stuffed: Into Darkness! You might know Liz from...