First Stand Alone Star Wars Movie Named

Thursday morning, Disney CEO Bob Iger walked up on stage during a press conference, and actually announced a few things. Unsurprisingly, he talked about The Force Unleashed just enough to say that he can’t talk about anything. Then he announced a rather minor but already frequented rumor that Rian Johnson, a director behind Looper and like, three Breaking Bad episodes, would get the distinct honor of writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII. The only interesting part about this announcement is that they are planning on releasing the next iteration in May of 2017, and maybe the confirmation that J.J. … Read more…

Star Wars Rebels

This is a wonderful time to be a Star Wars fan. Why? Because Disney owns Star Wars, and they’re going to make damn sure that they inundate us with as much Star Wars content as they can. For those who look at that last statement and immediately feel either ill or afraid, calm thyself. Disney is not what it used to be, it is much better. If you need any proof of this sort, just realize that Disney is currently responsible for most Marvel franchises. So let me list the amount of film awesomeness that has been created under the … Read more…

DISNEY CREATES TACTILE TOUCH INTERFACE

Are you bored with 3D technology? Find yourself wanting to reach out and touch those floating images? Well, someday soon, you may be able to reach out to your smartphone or tablet and feel what you see on the screen. Seung-Chan Kim, Ali Israr, and Ivan Poupyrev of Disney’s Research lab in Pittsburgh may have cracked the code on touchable 3D with a specially designed display that uses low-voltage electricity and vibration to increase the friction between a finger and the screen. This is based on the idea that when we touch an object, what we feel as a difference … Read more…