“Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”

Image provided by IMDB.com

Image by IMDB.com

With the passing of September 4th and “Force Friday,” merchandise for the new movie, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, has been strummed throughout a majority of retail stores, as Star Wars fans are found through all walks of life.

Target has taken a unique approach to promoting the new addition to the George Lucas films by announcing their launch of “Share the Force.”   ShareTheForce.Target.com

The campaign is compiling a digital collection of Star Wars memories from all of it’s fans.  The collection includes contributions from celebrity fans Minka Kelly, Chris Hardwick and Bobby Moynihan.  The work will be archived by Lucasfilm.  “Becoming an everlasting example of how we’re all connected by the force,” said Rogers and Crown.

The “Share the Force” website offers an interactive experience where fans can play in the galaxy that Star Wars has created, while becoming a part of it by incorporating their own personal memories.  To get in on the fun and become a memorable part of this piece of Star Wars history, visit https://youtu.be/FPAjVgPdx3o and  https://youtu.be/eOv3Qi7Vr5g


‘Queen and Country’ movie release

Image provided by BBC Worldwide.

Image provided by BBC Worldwide.

John Boorman (Writer, Producer, Director) is concluding his 50 year career in film with a love story, Queen and Country. The movie is a funny and touching story that reflects on the life of a young soldier who serves in the Korean War. The HD DVD has been made available in stores today, September 8. It has been a long awaited sequel to the Academy Award nominated movie, Hope and Glory (1987).

Featured actors include, Callum Turner (The Borgias, Ripper Street), Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class, No Country for Old Men), David Thewlis (Harry Potter series, War Horse, Naked), Tamsin Egerton (Silent Witness), and Richard E. Grant (Downtown Abbey, Doctor Who).

Distributed by BBC Worldwide North America, the film was produced by Merlin Films by John Boorman and Kieran Corrigan, and co-produced by Jean Labadie and Vlad Paunescu.  John’s earlier works include Point Blank (1967), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Deliverance (1972), and Excalibur (1981).