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J.J. Abrams knows a thing or two (or three) about fanboy criticism. He’s been dealing with nearly his entire career. “Super 8” was a shameless Steven Spielberg ripoff! “Star Trek” didn’t capture the spirit of the sho…

Rian Johnson‘s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” riled up some long-time franchise fans and quickly became the most divisive movie in the series’ history. The main point of contention was the way Johnson treated Luke Skywalker, and how…

At best, “The Cloverfield Paradox” was a half-assed ‘Cloverfield’ movie. Even producer J.J. Abrams admitted that production had begun on the movie before they had sorted out how it was going to tie-in into the franchise, and the…

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you’re well aware the Netflix surprised everyone on Sunday and released the new “Cloverfield” film, with only a quick trailer announcement during the Super Bowl as marketing. It was …

If you’ve ever wondered what “Cloverfield” would be like in space, you’re in luck with “The Cloverfield Paradox,” the third installment in the J.J. Abrams science-fiction horror franchise. Directed by Julius Onah from a script penned by Ore…

Sometimes, you just can’t win. There were those who found “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” too beholden to the original trilogy, while others think “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” strays too far from the core values of the series…

I won’t bore you with the extended history that you already know, but it boils down to this: Colin Trevorrow is out, J.J. Abrams is in. “Star Wars: Episode IX” will mark the closing chapter of the new trilogy of films, and Abrams, who…