By R.J. Huneke
One of the greatest modern myths and displays of the hero in modern folklore, as well as one of the greatest cinematic tales of all time, the Star Wars franchise aims to bring together their billion-plus fan-base to donate to Star Wars: Force for Change to support UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and other innovative work for children, and as an incentive contest participants can win a chance to be in the Star Wars Episode VII film!
J.J. Abrams posted a video on-set and explained how the good Samaritan can donate for $10 and potentially win prizes or the chance to actually go on-set in London, meet the cast and creators, and then be filmed, with a friend, in an actual scene for the movie.
This video has a really cool looking alien too!
Star Wars: Force for Change encourages would-be Jedi and Sith lords throughout the galaxy to help fund dozens of life-changing projects for kids, such as solar-powered learning kits that will help provide portable gadgets (maybe droids?) to give every child in the world access to quality learning.
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by R.J. Huneke
J.J. Abrams has brought true genius in the form of his second film in the Star Trek saga, and Star Trek: Into Darkness leaves the audience reeling with an entertaining and powerfully emotional experience.
The original Star Trek movie series had to follow in the steps of an innovative and boundary pushing 1960’s TV show that had become a cult classic and legend, and when that first flick hit theaters there was a lot of disappointment from a fan base that expected more than a reintroduction and reestablishing of the characters and what has been dubbed a cool looking and fun “sightseeing tour” of a movie. It was a success but did not offer much of the groundbreaking that went on time and again in the Star Trek TV series.
Then came Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and the obscure and wonderfully ruthless, strong, and cruel Khan was the perfect foil for Captain Kirk and company. The gritty movie showed suspense, terror, and a maniac as an edgy villain that propelled its box office breakthroughs into the stratosphere. The characters had flaws, depth, and growth, and they were tested repeatedly in an all too dangerous bout.
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