Komodo vs. Cobra

kvc-poster“Is there anything on this island you didn’t supersize?”

The Scoop: 2005 PG-13, directed by Jim Wynorski and starring Michael Paré, Michelle Borth, and Ryan McTavish

Tagline: The Ultimate Battle.

Summary Capsule: A group of meddling environmentalists finally get what’s coming to them in the form of giant, scaly, fanged death. It’s less interesting than you’d think.

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Rollerball 2002

rollerball-2002-poster“Smile and take the money. Smile and take the money.”

The Scoop: 2002 R, directed by John McTiernan and starring Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, and Rebecca Romijn

Tagline: Get In The Game.

Summary Capsule: In a not-too-distant future, Chris Klien and his big metal ball defy the nasty evil corporations of Russia by not playing a really violent game when they tell him to. Hang on, that sounds kinda familiar…

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Logan’s Run

logans-run-poster“You’re sad enough. You’re beautiful. Let’s have sex.”

The Scoop: 1976 PG, directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Richard Jordan, and Jenny Agutter

Tagline: Welcome to the 23rd Century: A perfect world of total pleasure, With just one catch…

Summary Capsule: Seventies utopias-never-work movie about a society in which everybody can do whatever they want, provided whatever they want is to die at thirty.

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The main cast for Star Wars: Episode VII has been announced on the official Star Wars site, and it’s a bit of old familiar faces and several new ones:

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

Director J.J. Abrams says, “We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.”

Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.