May 26, 2020

Here's the Schedule for IGN's Summer of Gaming Festival

IGN is hosting the Summer of Gaming Festival next month to offer a chance for developers to show off world premieres and announce new titles after the cancellation of E3. This event is being held digitally on YouTube, Twitch, and more for absolutely free, and we’ll get the latest on […]
May 26, 2020

George Lucas on the Pressure of EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and How He Considered Selling the Franchise to Fox

It’s been forty years since the second (or fifth) film in the Star Wars universe came along and set the bar against which all future films in the galaxy far, far away would be measured. The Empire Strikes Back was a giant undertaking that took the lore to the next […]
May 26, 2020

Ronald D. Moore Discusses George Lucas' Scrapped STAR WARS: UNDERWORLD Series

As you all know by now, George Lucas was developing a live-action Star Wars series titled Star Wars: Underworld before he sold Lucasfilm off to Disney. There was a lot of work done on the series and according to previous reports, he wanted it to be a 400 episode series, […]
May 25, 2020

An Early Draft of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Featured Palpatine Hiding on Coruscant

In Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker we learned that Emperor Palpatine, in his clone form, was hiding on Exegol and building his Sith army for the Final Order. Well, it turns out that an earlier draft of the script told a story where the Sith ord was hiding out in […]
May 22, 2020

George Lucas Wanted to Shoot His STAR WARS Series and Sequel Trilogy Using THE MANDALORIAN Stagecraft Technology

It’s pretty awesome to see how modern filmmaking technology is being used to shoot Lucasfilm’s The Mandalorian. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni and their team are using what’s called Stagecraft, which is a giant high-resolution screen set up in a big sound stage called The Volume where the backgrounds of the […]
May 21, 2020

Ashley Eckstein and Cameron Monaghan Share Fun STAR WARS Tidbits at Recent Watch at Home Party

IGN recently held a Star Wars Watch from Home Party that included a Q&A with Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Cameron Monaghan (Jedi: Fallen Order). The duo watched Revenge of the Sith with hosts Clint Gage and Max Scoville and provided some interesting commentary. Of course, fans […]
May 21, 2020

George Lucas Altered The Ending of EMPIRE STRIKES BACK After it Was Released in Theaters

I love that after all these years, we are still learning new things about the original Star Wars films! When Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back was first released in theaters in 1980, the original ending was slightly different than what we all know from it today. It turns out that […]
May 21, 2020

STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH Beats AVENGERS: ENDGAME in Rotten Tomatoes Summer Movie Poll

Something interesting and unexpected happened during a recent poll from Rotten Tomatoes that ended up pitting Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith against Avengers: Endgame. When the two films found themselves facing off with each other in a bracket to determine the favorite summer blockbuster, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith won! […]

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February 5, 2016
Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

On Dec 18th, 2015 Grab the Popcorn launched their 1st official event hosted at the Carmike Cinema in Pensacola, FL. Roughly 110 friends, family and fans of our website met together for a private screening of Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. This long anticipated movie brought out people of all ages to watch […]
November 4, 2015

Pensacola Comic Convention 2015

The Pensacola Comic Convention was in full swing this past weekend. Hundreds of locals and visiting fanatics came to Pensacola for a two day extravaganza! Saturday, the doors opened at 10:00am and there were plenty of people waiting to get in to see some of their favorite guest, vendors and […]
March 7, 2015

Pensacon 2015 Auction for Ben Woolf

Pensacon was a great event and on Sunday at the end of the convention, CEO Mike Ensley announced they would be auctioning off a 1 of a kind piece of art. So as my interest peak, I gathered myself right in the front of the group. Wanting to take a look […]
March 6, 2015

Pensacon 2015

For the 2nd year, Pensacon did not disappoint! Feb 27th-28th could not have come fast enough for thousands of fans who waited in the cold to enter the Pensacola Bay Center. With record sales on Saturday (over 10,000 tickets sold) the event was forced to shut down sales. That didn’t stop […]

What's New to Netflix!

August 8, 2017

Janet King: Season 2

Summary of Season 1 (2014) – 3 discs Returning to work after maternity leave, senior crown prosecutor Janet King becomes involved in a controversial, high-profile case involving a senior-ranking police officer. She clashes with a colleague who will do anything to win and contends with Chief Superintendent Jack Rizzoli, who […]
August 8, 2017

Blindspot: Season 2

After making an unnerving discovery, Jane and the team are shocked to learn her true identity. However, the revelation raises as many questions as it answers, leaving Stapleton even more determined to crack the mystery of Jane’s past. Source link
August 8, 2017

Seed: The Untold Story

Focusing on an issue vital to human survival, this documentary follows a host of seed keepers, farmers and others who are waging a fight against the biotech industry, which is producing genetically modified seeds that threaten agricultural diversity. Source link
August 8, 2017

The Sea

Adapted from John Banville’s beloved novel, this pensive drama centers on a former art historian who, still grappling with his wife’s recent death, heads to a seaside village where he spent a fateful summer during his youth. Source link
August 8, 2017

The Hunter's Prayer

Contracted to kill a teenage girl, hired assassin Lucas can’t pull the trigger and instead ends up helping Ella, his would-be victim. With Lucas’s employers in pursuit, the two flee together across Europe and try to determine why Ella is a target. Source link
August 8, 2017

The Exception

This turbulent drama portrays the converging fates of Kaiser Wilhelm, exiled to Holland after Germany’s defeat in World War I, and a young Jewish woman whose presence in the Kaiser’s household raises the suspicions of an SS officer looking for spies. Source link
August 8, 2017

The Dinner

During a tense meal at an elegant restaurant, two brothers and their wives discuss how far to go in order to prevent their sons from being identified and arrested for a violent crime they committed that was caught on a security camera. Source link
August 8, 2017

The Fate of the Furious

Street racer and ex-convict Dominic Toretto and his crew return for more fast and furious action. In this installment of the hit franchise, their adventures take them to Iceland, Cuba and New York City to battle their adversaries. Source link

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