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Opening: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (12/18/2015)

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The wait is over at long last, you are no longer anxiously awaiting the continuing adventures from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away because the 7th installment in the “Star Wars” franchise arrives with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” which opens up in more theaters than you can possibly imagine today. Now there was an LA premiere a couple of days ago and I am sure some members of the media were at exclusive screenings (you lucky ducks) but the focus in on the masses of humanity that are slavering and checking their watches to coordinate their own attendance. Check out the poster, a reminder of the premise for those under a rock and the cast before I return to offer up some additional thoughts on it all.

Poster - Star Wars The Force Awakens - 2015

The Premise:
The Force Awakens is set approximately 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and features new leads Finn, Rey, and Poe Dameron alongside characters returning from previous Star Wars films.

The Cast:

Harrison Ford as Han Solo
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley as Rey
John Boyega as Finn
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata
Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca
Max von Sydow
Kenny Baker as R2D2
Tim Rose as Admiral Ackbar
Gwendoline Christie stars as Captain Phasma
Kiran Shah as Teedo
Additionally, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Christina Chong, Miltos Yerolemou, Greg Grunberg, Warwick Davis, Billie Lourd, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman, Amybeth Hargreaves, Leanne Best, Jessica Henwick, and Simon Pegg were cast in unspecified roles.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Considering I’m one of the people that fell into the smallest factions that did NOT take advantage of purchasing tickets when they went on sale a couple of months ago I feel that I am not going to be able to see the new Star Wars until February or March based on the demand. I’ll ask those readers who might somehow feel compelled about commenting in on this post about it to leave it to stuff along the lines of “I loved it, its great” or “OMG that made me want Jar Jar Binks back” as opposed to any significant plot developments or deeper secret reveals. I’ve had my hands full with all the constant spoilers of “The Walking Dead” to contend with and don’t want this guilty pleasure ruined for me as well. So what are your plans this opening day? Will you see the film at some point today or are you one of the lucky ones who managed to see it in some kind of exclusive screening or in Los Angeles the other day? Whatever the case may be let me know in the comments below. Perhaps I will try and sneak an early matinee on a day when I am hoping no one else will be hitting the film before my myriad of Fellow Facebook Geeks force me to turn off my profile for a month. May The Force be with you…..always.

Official Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens

Get Galactic With “Star Wars The Force Awakens” Full Trailer

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Last night during “Monday Night Football”, Disney unveiled the full official trailer for the upcoming film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and since I was not going to sit through a football game to catch this I simply kept the YouTube.com page open to “Star Wars” account until it was there for the rest of the non-sports focused folks to see and if you missed it for some reason it is right below for your enjoyment. I’ll be back afterward.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: The more I see the more I like but since tickets went on sale shortly after the trailer premiered for its December 18th opening I don’t think I am getting into the movie theater for the film until the end of February based on all the demand. Everyone is super excited about this one and yes it sure does look good and I hope it is. Remember we were all excited for the first of the three prequels and that gave us Jar Jar Binks and some politically incorrect sounding tradespeople and more. Anyway, this really does keep you on the edge of your seat and I am game but hope that the world of Facebook Spoilers don’t ruin it for me before I get a chance to see it. Considering how quickly they kill folks enjoyment of “The Walking Dead”, I might have disable my account until I get into a cinema. What did you readers think of the longer trailer? Also, were you one of the lucky ones that snagged tickets? Let us know in the comments section as that is what its there for.

Official Website: http://www.starwars.com
Official Wiki Entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens

Take Heed, The “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Official Teaser #2 Is Here

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A few months ago the world was treated to almost two minutes of a teaser from the still in production film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” which is coming out in December of this year and now the magical science fiction powers that be have given us a better look inside this film in a longer trailer which I have embedded for your indulgence below. Check it out and then lets banter about it a little bit.

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The Teaser Trailer Is Here: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Coming 12/2015)

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The other day a fan made trailer was getting a lot of buzz as being official but when the larger Republic learned of its not being legit there was a great sadness across the galaxy but now as Black Friday gets underway, the real deal Official Teaser Trailer for the upcoming film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has arrived and since I love getting these kind of posts into our film area, you can watch it below. It’s only going to take a little more than a minute out of your day.

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