Here’s Something Actually Cool About STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

If you want a sign of just how much the landscape of blockbusters has changed in the last few years, today is a pretty damn good one: JJ Abrams posts actual video from the set of his new STAR WARS movie – including a glimpse of an actual physical old-school puppeteered alien!!! – and The Internet kinda sorta shrugged it off because it’s currently much more interested in beating up Warner Bros for BATMAN VS SUPERMAN’s godawful full title and writer/producer David Goyer’s ignorant sexism re: She-Hulk (and just plain ignorance re: Martian Manhunter.)

Oh well, I really liked it – and there are few people more jaded about JJ Abrams than me. Check it out:

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