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Not only is the Force strong with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so are box office ticket sales. The newest Star Wars flick kept the momentum going and pulled in an additional $153.5 million on its second weekend in theaters, pushing the overall tally to $1.09 billion. In doing so, Force Awakens became the fastest movie ever to hit the $1 billion mark. That's just one of many records Force Awaken has broken. Its second weekend ticket sales total was also the most in the history of big screen movies, and with a domestic total of $544.6 million, it has a good chance of unseating Avatar as the highest grossing movie in the United States, a mark that sits at $749.8 million. The good news for other... Read more...
First of all, no spoilers here -- feel free to continue reading. And secondly anxious fans new and old lined up in record number over the weekend to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first in a new trilogy set decades after the events of Return of the Jedi. It's also the first Star Wars film to be distributed by owner Disney, though that's not the only reason this weekend was a historical event.The Force Awakens raked in an estimated $238 million in the U.S. during its first three days on the big screen, including $57 million in Thursday night preview viewings. Combined with another $279 million from international ticket sales, The Force Awakens debuted to $517 million over the weekend,... Read more...
If you won’t be able to catch Star Wars: The Force Awakens on opening night, or even during its opening weekend, you might want to tread lightly when browsing popular site reddit. Some spiteful users are going out their way to post spoilers for the movie on the site, and the reddit community has brought out the pitchforks. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is likely to be the biggest movie of 2015, and it’s been over a decade since the release of Revenge of the Sith — or if you’re like me, it’s been 32 years since the last real Star Wars movie was released. Needless to say, fans are extremely excited to see the movie and having the experience spoiled for them when visiting random subreddits not even... Read more...
Do you love Fallout 4? Do you love Star Wars? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then we have something in store for you today that is sure to put a little force in your step. A YouTuber by the name of Ops_Specialist has taken his love of Star Wars to the extreme with a Fallout 4 settlement constructed to look like an AT-AT. It may look like an Imperial Walker on the outside, but you’ll find all the trimmings of home inside including soft lighting, plants and plenty of beds for you and your compatriots. To peek inside the immense structure, you’ll need to climb up several flights of stairs, after which you’ll will be greeted with vast living spaces instead of Stormtroopers with bad... Read more...
Nearly four decades after the original Star Wars movie met the silver screen, fans new and old are lining up in record number to see the newest installment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In North America alone, pre-sale tickets have now topped $100 million, obliterating the previous $25 million record for The Dark Knight Rises in 2012.At least half of that tally is from pre-sale tickets for the flick's opening weekend -- following a premiere earlier this week in Los Angeles, Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes out Thursday night in select theaters and then releases generally the morning of December 18 (Friday).You might be surprised to learn that opening weekend tickets are still available despite... Read more...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is poised to become the biggest movie of 2015; and perhaps even the biggest movie of all time. With years of hype surrounding its release along with a big name director helming the project, J.J. Abrahams, there’s no question that fans are eager to get get a taste of what Disney has to offer with the newest Star Wars trilogy. However, with all the hype comes the possibility for spoilers. And with our lives these days revolving around the Internet, it’s almost impossibly to avoid spoilers for movies that we have yet to see. If details of a film aren’t spoiled by our Twitter accounts or Facebook News Feeds, perhaps just visiting one of our favorite websites could be... Read more...
We didn’t see this one coming. A new Japanese trailer for what is likely to be this year’s biggest movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was posted this morning by Disney Japan. And rather than just rehash a bunch of scenes that we’ve seen in previous trailers, there’s a whole lot of fresh action going on here. Coming less than a month after the last Star Wars trailer dropped, the new trailer full of action and even allows us to hear the cute little BB-8 droid “speak” for the first time. We also see Finn and Rey meet for the first time and even get an ever so brief glimpse of fan favorite C-3PO. Rey also comes very close to losing her head courtesy of the business end of Kylo Ren’s trick lightsaber.... Read more...
Go ahead, try your best not to be as giddy as a school girl who just scored an autograph from Channing Tatum when watching the newest Star Wars trailer. The only difference is, instead of gushing over the Magic Mike character the way your mom used to drool over John Travolta, it's the long overdue reunion of Chewbacca and Han Solo that will elicit a nerdgasm. That's right folks, Disney has brought back Harrison Ford, who will reprise his role as Han Solo alongside his loyal Wookie sidekick. How big a role it will be isn't known, though with the delivery of a single line, Star Wars fans around the world can feel chills running down their spines. "Chewie, we're home," Solo says while cracking a... Read more...