A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away… money was to be made by Disney from spin offs of the famed Lucasfilm enterprise.. The latest battle sequence being planned: A sequel to ROGUE ONE, the prequel to NEW HOPE, which was a sequel to the first three films that were made more … Read moreROGUE ONE sequel coming..
The most famous scene of ROGUE ONE was totally a last minute idea.. Gareth Edwards in an interview with Fandango: He arrives and obliterates the Calamari ship, and then the blockade runner gets out just in time and he pursues the blockade runner. And then [editor] Jabez [Olssen] was like, ‘I think we need to … Read moreThe most famous scene of ROGUE ONE was totally a last minute…
The numbers: It made less money than 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ opening by nearly $100 million, the film still tallies the second biggest December opening of all time in North America. The picture’s opening weekend audience was comprised of 59 percent men and 74 percent adults, with 62 percent of all ticket buyers purchasing seats … Read moreSTAR WARS ROLLING: BOX OFFICE HIT WEEK 1
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story scored roughly $29 million in its pre-opening Thursday night showings, marking the biggest preview night box office of 2016! More! Disney CEO Bob Iger doesn’t expect Rogue One to match The Force Awakens‘ record box-office run, but the new movie is forecasted to make as much as $150 million overall in its domestic opening. A global opening … Read more2016 RECORD: BIGGEST BOX OFFICE PREVIEW NIGHT OF THE YEAR FOR THE BOX OFFICE RETURN OF DARTH VADER
Box office news.. ROGUE ONE set for a $140 mil weekend if estimates hold. Thursday sales were 50% of the FORCE AWAKENS ticket sales one year ago.. but the film is still strong, scoring 85% or better in positive film reactions.. Women are going to see ROGUE ONE is higher numbers than FORCE AWAKENS–but men … Read moreEARLY ROGUE ONE NUMBERS REVEALED
Opening night lights out.. ROGUE ONE on the theater in front of me.. Truly a monumental show.. One of the best STAR WARS movies.. and it far exceeded FORCE AWAKENS in my opinion… But that is my opinion. Yesterday I posted a story about just how divisive some of the ROGUE ONE reviews have been. … Read moreFor me, ROGUE won
REVIEWS ARE MOSTLY POSITIVE FOR ROGUE ONE……. Except…. The story goes like this.. On Monday, critics finally got to see the newest STAR WARS film.. the reviews? Most good. Some mixed.. Some really, really awful.. The New York Times. A.O. Scott called it a “thoroughly mediocre movie” with “a surprisingly hackish script.” “Rogue One,” named for … Read moreROGUE ONE RAW