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It was inevitable: Star Wars: The Force Awakens has appeared on torrent sites in the form of a “cammed” copy. In other words, you can jump online and watch a fuzzy, distorted version of the biggest movie of the year shot on a portable camera or you can just go to your local theater and buy a movie ticket. What a choice to make.

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Artist Kaz Oomori has created a trio of 11″ x 17″ The Force Awakens prints and they’re spectacular. You can receive one of these posters for free just by being a Disney Movie Awards member and then you can compete the set for only $19. And you have to complete the set – how can you split up Rey, Finn and Poe?

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When you’re making a Star Wars movie, you get certain perks. Like, oh, Panavision designing special anamorphic lenses just for you. Looking to create a look that was reminiscent of the original trilogy without having to use unreliable older lenses, director of photography Dan Mindel and his team used their new toys to create two distinct looks for the film:

Panavision started with C and B series cylinders, and developed a hybrid version that used some T Series technology. Current optics were used for the spherical components. Once the right combination was determined, it was applied to a full set – 35, 40, 50, 60, 75, and 100mm, with a minimum T-stop of 2.8. A couple of longer focal lengths were also adjusted slightly. Dubbed the Retro C Series, these lenses were on the camera for scenes featuring the brave Rebel Alliance, rendering a warmer, softer feel. New Order Stormtroopers were usually filmed with Panavision Primo glass for a harder, cooler look.

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Disney kept screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens under wraps until the last possible moment, valuing the film’s secrecy and security over potential awards. This meant a distinct lack of critics awards for the film…until now. In an instantly controversial move, the Broadcast Film Critics Association retroactively allowed its members to nominate The Force Awakens for Best Picture at the upcoming Critics Choice Awards. There was instant outrage in critical circles at this bending of the rules (which does reek of attention-grabbing), with several members resigning in protest. However, when the results rolled in, the seventh Star Wars movie became the 11th Best Picture nominee, where it will go head-to-head with the likes of Spotlight, Brooklyn, and Mad Max: Fury Road.

As is often the case with any major movie, the most fun interviews to come out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens come courtesy of The Graham Norton Show. You may not realize you want to watch John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Carrie Fisher discuss Star Wars accents and swap stories about keeping plot details secret before getting into a lightsaber battle with David Beckham, but you do.

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