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Destroy All Monsters: The Meme-ification of ROGUE ONE

I'm consistently fascinated by how pop cultural mega-properties take hold in the discourse of the group they are ostensibly created for, the fans. There's an interesting cycle created here. As the internet's "official" criticism gets more and more wrapped up...

Review: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Has It Where It Counts

Spoiler Alert! The Death Star plans, so intensely pursued for the entirety of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, do in fact reach their proper destination, allowing Luke Skywalker to destroy the imposing monolithic super-weapon. (End of Spoiler) But you...

ROGUE ONE Trailer Arrives And Fully Delivers On Expectations

Let the debate begin in earnest on the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, for the first full trailer for the Gareth Edwards helmed spin off film has arrived. And, to these eyes, the idea of unshackling new directors...

STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: Riz Ahmed (NIGHTCRAWLER) Frontrunner For Lead Role

Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) is the frontrunner to land the lead male role in Gareth Edwards' Star Wars 'anthology film' Rogue One, according to Variety.  It is possible that he would star opposite Felicity Jones (and the unconfirmed Ben Mendelsohn) in a band of...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, Many Bothans Died To Bring Us The Plot Details

Variety has shared the plot details for Gareth Edwards' Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. They were revealed at Star Wars Celebration today where the director was in attendance during a panel discussion for the film. "A band of resistance fighters unite...

Ben Mendelsohn Sought For STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE

If the latest talk from the trades goes through then the Gareth Edwards directed Star Wars: Rogue One is shaping up quite nicely.Deadline broke the news that Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn is being sought for a lead role alongside the...

STAR WARS: Felicity Jones Takes The Lead In Gareth Edwards' Film

THR's Heat Vision blog is reporting that Felicity Jones, the Oscar-nominated actress from The Theory of Everything, is about to take the lead role in Gareth Edwards' Star Wars stand-alone film. Other actresses, notably, Rooney Mara and Tatiana Maslany, also tested...

STAR WARS Stand-Alone Finds Its Next Writer

Gareth Edwards' stand-alone Star Wars film has found its next writer. Now that Gary Whitta has had a go at it and moved on, it is now time for writer and director Chris Weitz to take a stab at a...

Tatiana Maslany And Rooney Mara Testing For STAR WARS Standalone

Although the first Star Wars standalone film may have lost its first writer it is still chugging along and looking for its female lead. Ophan Black star Tatiana Maslany and Rooney Mara, star of David Fincher's version of The Girl With...

The Stack: Holiday Gift Guide 2014, Warner Home Entertainment Part 1

Last Tuesday I kicked off the 2014 Gift Guide with the beginning of my look at Scream Factory's output for the year. But before we launch into episode two of that, I also wanted to highlight that we'll be covering...

GODZILLA's Gareth Edwards Attached To STAR WARS Spin-off Movie

It certainly looks like Gareth Edwards' career is well on its way. THR is reporting that the director of Monsters and Godzilla is now attached to one of the three Star Wars spin-off movies. "Ever since I saw Star Wars I knew exactly what I...

Destroy All Monsters: Men Plan; GODZILLA Laughs

Not enough Godzilla in Godzilla? Fuuuuuuuck you. Any more Godzilla, and Godzilla (the 2014 American update of the so-venerable-as-to-seem-centuries-old Japanese film franchise) would tip its hand, becoming a visible tragedy. Director Gareth Edwards wisely shoots Godzilla entirely from the ant's...

Review: GODZILLA Is King Of The Monsters Once More

British director Gareth Edwards makes his Hollywood debut in jaw-dropping style, bringing Godzilla back to the big screen in a grand scale action adventure that is pitched perfectly between obligatory disaster drama and indulgently delightful monster mash.2014 marks the 60th...

New Extended Look At Gareth Edwards' GODZILLA

I do not know what other film coming out this spring has me more excited than Gareth Edwards' Godzilla. And with this new 'Extended Look' popping up, all other contenders are pretenders as far as I am concerned. In this two...

GODZILLA: New International Trailer Lays Waste To The Landscapes

Since none of us seem to have had our fill of Godzilla trailers, how about the new international trailer from the UK? It features the clearest shot of what has to be Rodan to date. We also get more scenes of...

Trailer: GODZILLA Is Pure Gravitas

Woah. And... woah...The new trailer for Gareth Edwards' take on Godzilla arrived today and it sure knows how to instill a bit of fear in the hearts of us measly mammals. Over some starkly terrifying shots of destroyed cities we've...

GODZILLA Trailer Presents A Monstrous Nightmare

The first trailer for Gareth Edwards' version of Godzilla makes a very strong case that it won't be another cookie-cutter blockbuster. Edwards' first film, Monsters, struck me as "languid and dreamy," fulfilling his wish "to begin where every other monster...

Watch The First Teaser For MONSTERS: DARK CONTINENT

Though Monsters helmer Gareth Edwards rode the success of his tiny budget giant monster movie straight to a gig directing giant budget giant monster movie Godzilla, his departure has not meant the end of the Monsters story. No, hidden away...

More News On GODZILLA Comes Stomping In

More news on the upcoming Gareth Edwards (Monsters) directed reboot of Godzilla has come stomping in over the last couple of days.Even with the drama between Legendary Pictures and the producers they are trying to trample like tiny cardboard buildings...

Legendary Stomps GODZILLA Producers

Legendary Pictures, the studio behind the latest attempt at a Godzilla film, has sued producers Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison. This just prior to the start of production of the film, which is scheduled for March. Gareth Edwards...