January 2013

‘Star Wars VII’ Get a Director

From ‘Star Trek’ to ‘Star Wars’, J.J. Abrams is making the rounds of geekdom

 

If you haven’t heard the news by now, you’re seriously living under a rock at the bottom of an ocean.  The almighty, Disney-controlled, Star Wars Episode VII finally has its director and the winner is… J.J. Abrams.  Yup, the same guy who had the task of rebooting the Star Trek universe is now going to get the chance to tackle the return to Star Wars.  Needless to say, this has caused mixed reactions among the geek crowds.

‘Django Unchained’ gets the angry words

More overreactive people screaming bloody murder about Tarantino’s latest flick

Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie, Django Unchained, has in its short time of release, already been gathering a fair degree of criticism.  Set during the time of slavery, it involves some material that many don’t think appropriate, including a rather prodigious use of the so-called “N-word”.  Despite most people enjoying the film (including many who would have cause to be upset