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That's a Wrap

19 August 2015 10:34 AM, PDT

In 2003 I started RopeofSilicon.com with the sole purpose of creating an online portfolio with the intention of getting a job as a freelance writer for an entertainment outlet. By 2007 it was a full-time job, writing about movies on a daily basis. Now, twelve years later, it's time to move on as RopeofSilicon.com has come to an end and is shutting down as of right now... but not without first thanking you, my readers. RopeofSilicon was a website built on a community of readers. I realized early on the value of a readership, no matter how big or small, and in the twelve years I've spent running this site I have made valuable friendships with both readers and others in the industry from fellow movie bloggers to local, national and even international publicists. Friendships that don't end with the shutting down of this website. I also want to acknowledge »

- Brad Brevet

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Drew Struzan's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Poster is a Bit... Plain

17 August 2015 7:00 AM, PDT

Below is the Drew Struzan poster for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens courtesy of Slashfilm and as much as I have loved pretty much every poster Struzan has created for the Star Wars features, up to and including the posters for the prequels, this poster just seems incredibly plain. I have the highest of hopes and expectations for the final movie, but this poster isn't going to put butts into the seats. Granted, the colors aren't that of the final product as I have manipulated the picture to the best of my ability in Photoshop and attempted to improve on the color contrast a bit. Additionally, perhaps I'm judging it thru the wrong lens. Am I comparing this too much to not only Struzan's past posters and the films themselvesc Perhaps Force Awakens is a large shift from the epic nature of the original trilogy and »

- Brad Brevet

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