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J.J. Abrams Discusses the Leia and Rey Hug in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Spoilers ahead! Proceed with caution if you have yet to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens—(Which would be ridiculous, by the way, and you should stop whatever you’re doing and RUN to the theater ASAP.) In an interview with SlashFilm, J.J. Abrams very honestly explained his thoughts and intentions behind the hug that General Leia (Carrie Fisher)...

#WheresRey? She’s Here! Brand New Star Wars Toys Feature the Lead Character

Well, it’s about time! When I started the #WheresRey campaign months ago after seeing the Hasbro/Target set featuring zero female characters, I never thought it would explode the way it did. However, leaving her out of the Star Wars Monopoly set was so egregious that even director J.J. Abrams was upset by it. Especially after that lame...

Amy Schumer to Receive MVP Award and J.J. Abrams Presents Industrial Light and Magic with Genius Award at Critics’ Choice Awards

Today we’ve got some info about this Sunday’s Critics’ Choice Awards. In full disclosure, I am a member of both the Broadcast Critics’ Association and the Broadcast Television Journalist Association, so I’ll be there, live-tweeting the event. Today we learned via press release that Amy Schumer (Trainwreck) will...