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The biggest new moneymaking scheme for Hollywood stars? Doing nothing | Arwa Mahdawi
Phoebe Waller-Bridge has received $60m from Amazon without making a new show, and it appears she’s not alone

Arwa Mahdawi

14, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The Star Wars sequel trilogy was a galactic mess. Who should take the blame?
Rian Johnson has defended his contribution to the incoherent series – and he’s right: it wasn’t his fault they were an incoherent failure

Ben Child

02, Sep, 2022 @4:24 PM

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JJ Abrams’ sci-fi series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland cancelled
Production of Demimonde halted due to dispute between network HBO and director

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

09, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘A better deal than the Oscars’: the party celebrating the Irish in Hollywood
Jamie Dornan and Kenneth Branagh were honored at this year’s Oscar Wilde awards amid excitement over Belfast

Lois Beckett

27, Mar, 2022 @5:05 PM

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‘Our fascination is rooted in hope’: why we’re so obsessed with UFOs
In a JJ Abrams-produced docuseries, the possible existence of alien life is given a serious and exhaustive examination

Veronica Esposito

17, Aug, 2021 @6:02 AM

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Arif Hussein obituary
Other lives: Film producer, screenwriter and actor whose latest work, on refugees, is in production with Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams

Kathryn Wolfe

25, Mar, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Hear me out: why Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker isn't a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending unloved films is a defense of JJ Abrams’s troubled sci-fi sequel

Jordan Hoffman

15, Mar, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Marvel's next wave of heroes will tear up tradition in the name of progress
Boundaries are being razed with Natalie Portman cast as Thor and Ta-Nehisi Coates set to write a black Superman film

Ben Child

12, Mar, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Would George Lucas's Star Wars sequels have been better than Disney's?
It was a relief to many fans when the creator of Jar Jar Binks lost control of the space saga but his vision for the films that followed made a lot of sense

Ben Child

12, Nov, 2020 @3:48 PM

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'Women are so much more than the way we look': Brittany O’Grady on Apple TV's Little Voice
The cast and creators of the musical drama on how it explores life for women in the music industry juggling jobs, low pay and teeny, tiny living spaces

Dylan B Jones

08, Jul, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Can Taika Waititi revive the cosmic sweep of classic Star Wars?
Excellent film-maker that he is, Watiti seems to fit the Marvel blueprint far more easily than he does Star Wars’ more venerable, old-school template

Ben Child

07, May, 2020 @11:57 AM

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review – may the ninth be with you…
JJ Abrams proves a safe pair of hands in this crowd-pleasing but unadventurous finale to the latest trilogy of the space opera

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

22, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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