2014 Q4

The cardinal points' highlights of 2014

A selection of news

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[e] 2014/12/31 Spider-Man director Sam Raimi says his film Spider-Man 3 was awful

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[p] 2014/12/30 U.S. president Barack Obama calls couple to apologize for moving their wedding to play golf

558

[e] 2014/12/29 Entertainment website I.G.N. releases 55-second clip of next episode of animated series Star Wars Rebels featuring Yoda voice actor Frank Oz as his character

557

[e] 2014/12/28 UEFA president Michel Platini reiterates proposal of white card for soccer

556

[p] 2014/12/27 North Korea compares U.S. president Barack Obama to monkey

555

[e] 2014/12/26 Next Star Trek film to be released on July 8th 2016

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[e] 2014/12/25 Next Star Wars spin-off film to replace James Bond film Spectre at Pinewood Studios

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[e] 2014/12/24 Sony uploads Spider-Man star James Franco's film The Interview to YouTube 1 day before theatrical release

552

[e] 2014/12/23 Sony announces Spider-Man star James Franco's film The Interview to be released in select theaters on Christmas Day

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[e] 2014/12/22 Spectre villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld dies by head shot from protagonist James Bond

550

[e] 2014/12/21 Sony executive wants Thor star Idris Elba to be next James Bond secret agent

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[e] 2014/12/20 Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill plays Star Wars' Boba Fett, emperor, Obi-Wan Kenobi in live read of 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back

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[p] 2014/12/19 F.B.I. announces North Korea responsible for Sony hack; U.S. president Barack Obama says canceling release of Spider-Man star James Franco's film The Interview was mistake

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[e] 2014/12/18 Talk show The Colbert Report airing final episode

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[e] 2014/12/18 Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens premieres 1 year from today

545

[e] 2014/12/17 Sony cancels release of Spider-Man star James Franco's film The Interview after terrorism threats

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[p] 2014/12/17 U.S. president Barack Obama announces U.S., Cuba to resume relations

543

[e] 2014/12/17 New cast member for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens revealed as British actress Maisie Richardson-Sellers

542

[e] 2014/12/17 Animated sitcom The Simpsons premiered 25 years ago today

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[e] 2014/12/16 Trademarks for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens reveal new character Captain Phasma

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[e] 2014/12/16 James Bond film Spectre to feature Poland's Belvedere vodka

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[e] 2014/12/15 Video game Just Cause 3 to feature developer Avalanche Studios' logo under protagonist Rico Rodriguez's boots [late]

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[e] 2014/12/15 Yoda voice actor Frank Oz to play his character in next episode of animated series Star Wars Rebels

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[e] 2014/12/15 Alien director Ridley Scott says Han Solo actor Harrison Ford said script for sequel to 1982 film Blade Runner is best thing he's ever read

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[e] 2014/12/14 Desert in teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hinted to be planet Tatooine

535 (see 2014 Q2)

[s] 2014/12/14 Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang for 2.5 billion dollars [late]

526

[e] 2014/12/13 Script for James Bond film Spectre leaks

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[e] 2014/12/13 Disney XD to air featurette about teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens on December 14th

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[e] 2014/12/12 New screenshots from upcoming video game Just Cause 3 released

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[e] 2014/12/12 Names of characters in Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens revealed

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[e] 2014/12/08 Star Wars creator George Lucas says he hasn't seen teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens yet

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[e] 2014/12/08 Filming for James Bond film Spectre begins

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[e] 2014/12/07 Animated sitcom The Simpsons parodies Disney film Frozen in couch gag

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[e] 2014/12/07 Variety show Saturday Night Live parodies teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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[e] 2014/12/04 Danish actor Jesper Christensen to reprise role of James Bond villain Mr. White in James Bond film Spectre

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[e] 2014/12/04 Title of new James Bond film revealed to be Spectre

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[e] 2014/12/03 Professor Moriarty actor Andrew Scott to play villain in new James Bond film

515

[e] 2014/12/02 Cast, title of new James Bond film to be revealed on December 4th

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[e] 2014/12/01 British rock band Queen, American singer Adam Lambert to perform in London on new year's eve

513

[e] 2014/11/28 90-second teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens released

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[e] 2014/11/27 Video game Just Cause 3 to feature whole new cast

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[e] 2014/11/27 Inglourious Basterds star Christoph Waltz to play James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in new James Bond film

510

[p] 2014/11/27 Romanian opposition leader Klaus Iohannis elected president [late]

509

[e] 2014/11/26 Inglourious Basterds star Léa Seydoux to play Bond girl in new James Bond film [late]

508

[e] 2014/11/26 Video game Just Cause 3 to feature white birds, tall cliffs, castles, passenger ships, factories, icy mountains

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[e] 2014/11/26 Game of Thrones star Jessica Henwick playing role in Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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[e] 2014/11/25 Animated series Star Wars Rebels to last 3 or 4 seasons, be followed by animated series set during Star Wars sequel trilogy

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[e] 2014/11/24 90-second teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens to be released on November 28th

504

[e] 2014/11/24 Just Cause protagonist Rico Rodriguez revealed to have left C.I.A. in upcoming video game Just Cause 3

503

[p] 2014/11/22 Previous Portuguese prime minister José Sócrates arrested on corruption charges

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[e] 2014/11/20 Teaser trailer for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens to be released with Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson's film The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, on December 17th

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[e] 2014/11/19 Video game Just Cause 3 not to feature vehicle stunt positions

500

[e] 2014/11/14 Hologram of Simpsons character Homer Simpson appears on stage at fan convention |San Diego| Comic-Con [late]

499

[e] 2014/11/13 Godfather character Vito Corleone's mansion for sale

498

[e] 2014/11/12 Princess Leia actress Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd to star in Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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[e] 2014/11/12 Video game Just Cause 3 to feature subterranean caverns

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[e] 2014/11/11 Video game Just Cause 3 to be released in 2015

495

[e] 2014/11/09 Animated sitcom The Simpsons airing crossover with fellow animated sitcom Futurama

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[e] 2014/11/09 Disney C.E.O. Bob Iger says title of Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was thought of by Abrams, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy

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[e] 2014/11/06 Title of Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII revealed to be The Force Awakens

492

[e] 2014/11/05 Apparent screenshots from upcoming video game Just Cause 3 leak, suggest game has microtransactions

491

[e] 2014/11/03 Filming for Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII ends

490

[e] 2014/10/27 Disney film The Incredibles premiered 10 years ago today

489

[p] 2014/10/26 Ukrainian-internet-party parliamentary candidate Viktor Shevchenko campaigns dressed as Star Wars villain Darth Vader

488

[e] 2014/10/17 Darth Vader actor David Prowse tweets image of his character in animated series Star Wars Rebels

487

[e] 2014/10/17 American actor Brad Pitt's Nazi Germany film Fury hits theaters

486

[p] 2014/10/15 Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ends speech with Star Wars line "may the force be with you" [late]

485

[e] 2014/10/15 Upcoming Star Wars novel Tarkin reveals villain Palpatine is named Sheev

484

[e] 2014/10/15 Scottish actor Ewan McGregor being considered for role of Marvel superhero Dr. Strange

483

[e] 2014/10/08 Looper writer, director Rian Johnson to write, direct 2017 film Star Wars Episode VIII [late]

482

[s] 2014/10/08 2 Americans, German win Nobel prize in chemistry

481

[p] 2014/10/07 Lisbon mayor António Costa elected socialist Portuguese prime-minister candidate [late]

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[e] 2014/10/07 Disney announces short-film Frozen sequel Frozen Fever for spring 2015 [late]

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[e] 2014/10/06 In soccer, Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger pushes Chelsea manager José Mourinho during match

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[e] 2014/10/05 James Bond actor Daniel Craig making cameo in Star Trek director J.J. Abrams's film Star Wars Episode VII [late]

477

[e] 2014/10/03 Disney Channel airing hour-long premiere for animated series Star Wars Rebels

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[e] 2014/10/01 Welsh actor Luke Evans's film Dracula Untold hits theaters

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