Star Wars The Force Awakens

News, Reviews & Features
  • Star Wars is dead, long live Star Wars

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 24th December 2015

    The Force awoke a few days later than most for me, but on Monday 21st December, I sat in a small cinema in Hammersmith and readied my body for Star Wars. Sweaty palms? Check. Slightly elevated heartbeat? Check. Stupid grin plastered on face despite nearby proximity of colleagues who consider me an otherwise professional and functional human being? Check. There are have been few cinematic experiences in my career where I have legitimately broken out in goosebumps, but Episode VII was one of them: if a new Star Wars trilogy can no longer be considered a once in a lifetime event, then it's still a rare treat to savour. Excitement, thy name is The Force Awakens.

    But then a funny thing happened when the movie started rolling.

  • 17 things we still don't know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 11th October 2015

    There is still much we don't know about the new Star Wars movie. What is it called? Who will direct it? Which characters from the original trilogy will return? I have just done a cursory Google search and found that all of my previous questions do in fact have answers. But I'm pretty sure the following ones don't.

  • Trailer breakdown: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 16th April 2015