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Opening: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” In Theaters Everywhere (12/15/2017)

It’s time to return to a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” opens in theaters everywhere. How excited are you for this one? Pretty darned excited I’m willing to say. Let’s review the poster, some casting and a premise that I came up with on the fly 🙂

The Premise: The film continues along with the story that was begun in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and greater expands upon the Intergalactic conflict that was found taking place between the tyranny of The First Order and The Resistance.

The Cast/Characters:
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley as Rey Jakku
John Boyega as Finn
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
Benicio del Toro as an unnamed charter
Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo
Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Ticomber

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’m pretty excited about this one despite not really finding “The Force Awakens” to be all that great. I enjoyed that one enough sure, but I didn’t love it like some of my fellow geeks did. My hope is that this film mirrors the historical practice of the second in the series being so good. Let’s face it, “Empire Strikes Back” was superb and maybe even better than the first “Star Wars” while “Attack Of The Clones” was far superior to “The Phantom Menace”. My issue is going to be like evading enemy TIE Fighters since so many of my close media discussion friends are all seeing the film on the night it opens or the next day and I cannot get there until next week. Hopefully I can skirt any information about it until next Wednesday which is the preferred day that I’d like to go. I might even need to turn off my personal Facebook for a couple of days to be on the safe side. What do you readers think about this opening? Is it the film you have been anticipating the most this year or was it one of the other ones like “Thor: Ragnarok”, “Wonder Woman”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” or maybe even “Justice League”. Let me know in the comments section below and please NO SPOILERS if you have seen it. Those folks can just say they loved it or didn’t. Once I get to the theater, I will map out a movie review that will be as spoiler free as possible. May The Force Be With You my readers.

Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Last_Jedi

Paramount Pictures Presents: “Annihilation” Official Trailer (2018)

Closer and closer the holidays approach so why not keep sharing the revealed trailers for some of the spookier and Science Fiction features that will be heading our way in 2018. I’ve been doing my best to maintain course on the television and movie items in terms of the films that our demographic enjoys the most. Don’t worry I will not be broadcasting any Rom-Coms here unless they feature people in spandex tights from another galaxy. That said here is an upcoming Science Fiction thriller called “Annihilation”, it stars Natalie Portman and others so check it out.

The Plot: A group of soldiers enters an environmental disaster zone and only one comes back out alive, though he is grievously injured. In an attempt to save his life, his wife Lena, a biologist, volunteers for a second expedition into the zone to figure out what happened to him. (thanks Wiki).

The Cast:
Natalie Portman as Lena, the Biologist.
Jennifer Jason Leigh as the Psychologist
Gina Rodriguez as Anya Thorensen, the Anthropologist.
Tessa Thompson as the Surveyor
Tuva Novotny as the Linguist
Oscar Isaac as Lena’s husband
David Gyasi
Sonoya Mizuno
Benedict Wong
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Feel The Force; “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Official Trailer Arrives

Take a deep breath everyone because the full trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is here. This is the perfect present for the fan geeks everywhere after an exhausting NY Comic Con. Take a look at the clip and then peruse the casting and the promotional poster that

The Cast/Characters:
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa
Adam Driver as Kylo Ren
Daisy Ridley as Rey Jakku
John Boyega as Finn
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata
Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux
Anthony Daniels as C-3PO
Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
Andy Serkis as Supreme Leader Snoke
Benicio del Toro as an unnamed charter
Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo
Kelly Marie Tran as Rose Ticomber

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Sold! This really looks exciting to me and has a real dark vibe that I think is going to open up some interesting story doors across the film. I liked this trailer a lot more than I remembered my feelings about “The Force Awakens” one and truth be told I wasn’t 100% crazy about that film. That being said this one looks to be a whole lot of thrills. What did you think of it? Chime in down below in the comments section. You know I love to hear your views.

Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Last_Jedi

Opening: “X-Men: Apocalypse” (5/27/2016)

Logo - X-Men Apocalypse - 2016

Marvel Comics fans are super lucky this month because not only did we get a fantastic new Marvel Studios film with “Captain America: Civil War” that successfully built upon an already dominating franchise, but now 20th Century Fox is tossing its hat into the ring with another one of its X-Men installments. Today “X-Men: Apocalypse” opens up in theaters everywhere. Take a look at the poster, the premise and cast and I’ll return with additional thoughts at the close.

Poster - X-Men Apocalypse - 2016

The Premise:
Since ancient times, the first and most powerful mutant, En Sabah Nur, also known as “Apocalypse”—immortal and invincible—has been worshipped as a god. But when Apocalypse awakens from a hibernation of thousands of years, he is disgusted to find out what the world has come to and decides to change it. He recruits four followers, Ororo Munroe / Storm (“Famine”), Warren Worthington III / Archangel (“Death”), Elizabeth Braddock / Psylocke (“Pestilence”) and Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (“War”), to help him with this task of destroying humanity and building a better world, led by him, from the ruins. Now, Raven / Mystique and Charles Xavier lead a team of young X-Men to face Apocalypse and defeat him. (thanks Wiki)
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Opening: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (12/18/2015)

Logo - Star Wars The Force Awakens

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