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Rogue One: VFX Team Reveals Fate of Rebel Fleet Heroes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story paved a lot of new territory for the Star Wars franchise as the first stand-alone spinoff movie. While it took place during events in which fans were already well versed, there was still new ground covered and new details about the Star Wars universe were revealed. The ultimate result of the movie was never a mystery.

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: December 27, 2016 NOTE: The numbers this week are estimates from the 4-day weekend from December 23 – 26 This holiday weekend saw several high-profile new releases, but few of them could make a dent at the box office with a certain popular holdover still riding a wave of positive buzz. Repeating in first place is Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with $96 million. That is only a 38 percent decrease from its opening weekend, which is a very strong hold for the blockbuster.

'Passengers' Writer and Director Address the Controversial Premise, So It's All Good Now (It's Not) By now, you’ve probably heard about the not-quite-twist at the center of this month’s sci-fi romance Passengers. It’s gotten a lot of attention, and people aren’t happy. If you’ve only seen the trailers, you’ve seen the “Titanic in space” aspects of the film, but there’s actually a lot more to it, and not in a good way. Director Morten Tyldum and writer Jon Spaihts have finally addressed the reason why they decided to keep that one controversial plot point in the film, but it might be too little too late.

Interview: Screenwriter Jon Spaihts Discusses The Long Road to ‘Passengers,’ Rooting Exposition in Character, and More Passengers was partially born out of a movie that was never made. The first script screenwriter Jon Spaihts sold was called Shadow 19, originally a Warner Bros. project that made Keanu Reeves and his producing partner, Stephen Hamel, want to continue working with Spaihts — which ultimately led to Passengers. Spaiht’s script was famously embraced by those who read it, but it went on to spend years and years in development. Almost a decade after Passengers got started, the sci-fi romance has finally reached theaters with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in the starring roles.

The LRM Interview with Passengers’ Writer Jon Spaihts There are movies that take a lot longer than normal to get made, which is certainly the case with the sci-fi drama Passengers, which screenwriter Jon Spaihts got a lot of attention for when the screenplay appeared in the annual Black List of notable screenplays.

Passengers Review: Pratt & Lawrence Can't Save This Sinking Ship Passengers has an interesting premise that devolves into science-fiction and romance convention despite strong turns from Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

Chris Pratt on the "bigger and better" Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 The team's adventures continue as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2. The original film came out of left field and won over audiences with its quirky sense of humor and wonderful characters. It's no secret that sequels have a hard time besting their original, but Star-Lord himself, Chris Pratt, seems to feel that's exactly... Read More...

Passengers Early Reviews: A Shiny Mess of a Space Adventure Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is that most buzzed-about sci-fi tentpole arriving in theaters in the final month of 2016 – but it’s not the only one. Sony Pictures will release its own space adventure, Passengers, in theaters less than a week after Rogue One hits the scene.

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