Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Star Wars

Star Wars The Force Awakens

Producers/ Production companies
Lucasfilm Ltd. Bad Robot Productions who have also done Indiana Jones and Land Before Time, and Bad Robot made the new Star-Treks.

J.J. Abramshas who allso directed Clovrefiled

Screen writer
 Lawrence Kasdan writer of previous installments and J. J. Abrams and Michael Arndt

Harrison Ford as Han Solo:Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker:Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa:Adam Driver as Kylo Ren:Daisy Ridley as Rey:John Boyega as Finn:

$306 million (gross).
$245 million (net).

England and ireland but also Iceland and  the UAE United Arab Emirates.

Green light date
when Lucas films was bought on the 30th October 2012

Screens shown on (opening weekend, peak figure, weeks at cinema)
 On its opening weekend it hit roughly 5,500 screens worldwide

Critical reaction (Rotten Tomatoes & Metacritic) 
It was revised quite well
Rotten Tomatoes score of 92%
Metacritic score of 81%.

(Box office figures: worldwide, US, Chinateaser trailers, trailers, TV spots, posters, websites etc)
$2.068 billion which made it  almost beat avatar in the most gross film.

Music (composer of score/ soundtrack)
John Williams
 who composed of the other  Star Wars films, the Indianna Jones films, further more Harry Potter 8

On the 28th November 2014 the teaser was relised a year before the film was out. combined with the numberless posters official and fan made and actors apering on talk shows needless to say allot of hype was caused .

Tie-in products
nearly everything has a starwars version, monopoly risk and many other board game but also costumes, action figures, Lego and even house hold productions lights or utensils, also the many spin of films directly related like the cartoon series or spoofed versions furthermore the gaming franchise of battle front and knights of the old republic  

SFX (special effects - technology used)
most of the film was created the old way with large set puces but many pieces where also CGI, MoCap was used for some of the animated parts such as aliens though some was pure animation 

Any issues
Many issues followed the film such as  Daisy Ridley  wanting to quit because of criticisms on her acting and Harrison Ford who was injured twice during filming with the millenniumfalcon door land on him and his plane crash there where also problems with the film because of  the transfer from Lucas film to Disney. Along with the many criticism of the film mainly the comparisns to other films such as the first Starwars and Nausicaa.

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