Welcome to TheShiznit.co.uk, your home for movie news, movie reviews and more!
Sign In or Register

Jj Abrams

News, Reviews, Features, Trailers & Rants...

Literally everyone has auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII

Posted by Neil Alcock at 17:00 on 07 Oct 2013
Literally everyone has auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII
The internets are pretty jizzed right now about the fact that Saoirse Ronan auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII, as revealed in the Empire podcast, but nobody seems to have picked up on her most revealing comment: "Yeah, I did [audition for Star Wars Episode VII]… I mean, everyone did. Everyone has auditioned for it." In a Shiznit exclusive, we spoke to literally everyone about their Ep 7 auditions, and here are just some of their remarkable stories...

Something about this Star Trek Into Darkness poster seems a little off

Posted by Ali at 11:00 on 16 Apr 2013


I can't quite put my finger on what's weird about it.

If the new Star Trek poster was as subtle as the new Star Trek trailer

Posted by Ali at 14:00 on 21 Mar 2013
If the new Star Trek poster was as subtle as the new Star Trek trailer
They should have called this movie Star Tits Into Bra-rkness. Am I right or am I right? (Actual poster at IMP).

Ten potential roles for Simon Pegg in Star Wars Episode VII

Posted by Neil at 07:00 on 04 Feb 2013
Ten potential roles for Simon Pegg in Star Wars Episode VII
Now that J-Jabs is confirmed as director of Star Wars: Episode VII, it seems like a mere formality that at some point his lucky charm from Mission: Impossible III and the Star Treks, Simon Pegg, will be cast in the film. No doubt Jabrams is wondering right now what part Pegg could possibly play. Well, WONDER NO MORE, JABRAMOVITCH!

50 other Daily Bullshit Star Wars Rumours that might come true

Posted by Matt at 09:00 on 26 Jan 2013
50 other Daily Bullshit Star Wars Rumours that might come true
Here's proof that we got the exclusive on the news that JJ Abrams is directing the new Star Wars film. We’ve also got the exclusive on any of these other Episode VII titbits if they turn out to be true. This is how exclusives work, right? Guesswork?

Review: Super 8

Posted by Ali at 23:22 on 31 Jul 2011
Super 8
Master of mystery JJ Abrams (*swishes cape, puff of smoke*) kept his cards close to his chest in the run up to release of Super 8. Was it a Cloverfield sequel? Was it somehow connected to Lost? What was the meaning of all of the clues scattered throughout the enigmatic teaser trailer? Could JJ's nose be pushed any further into Steven Spielberg's rectum? But the most important question of all could only really be answered after viewing it: why should we give a damn about yet another alien invasion movie?

If JJ Abrams directed your favourite movie

Posted by Matt at 07:00 on 11 Jun 2011
If JJ Abrams directed your favourite movie
Eagle-eyed movie fans may have spotted that JJ Abrams, director of Star Trek and the forthcoming Super 8, has a very distinctive look and style to his films that really could be applied to any movie. So I did. Ever wondered what Forrest Gump would look like if it was directed by JJ Abrams? Well, wonder no more.

JJ Abrams opts to leave Khan on Seti Alpha V for Star Trek 2

Posted by Chris at 11:13 on 26 Oct 2010
JJ Abrams opts to leave Khan on Seti Alpha V for Star Trek 2
And yes, I already know how nerdy the title of this article is, thank you very much.

Epic Star Trek video review from Phantom Menace guy

Posted by Ali at 22:57 on 01 Sep 2010
Epic Star Trek video review from Phantom Menace guy
It's 67 minutes long, which means it'll be tomorrow by the time you finish it. Still totally worth it.

Super secret trailer for JJ Abrams' hush-hush secret project

Posted by Matt at 19:34 on 11 May 2010
Super secret trailer for JJ Abrams' hush-hush secret project
Ssshh! You don't know me - I was never here.
Out this week
+Million Dollar Arm (PG)
Our review
+As Above, So Below (15)
Our review
+Obvious Child (15)
Our review
+Mystery Road (15)
Our review
+Let's Be Cops (15)
+If I Stay (12A)
+Night Moves (15)