Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be arriving in theaters in just over a month, and it’s been a long road to get there. Not only did the Skywalker saga begin all the way back in 1977, but the road to getting just this final chapter done was certainly not an easy one. Director… (0 comment)
The 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special has been famously ridiculed — the dated 1970s variety special structure; the hokey musical sequences; the endless Wookie grunts; Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill looking absolutely mortified — but for a rare few fans, it holds a special place in their hearts. One of those fans is apparently Jon Favreau,… (0 comment)
Naturally, there are spoilers here. Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, “The Child” is the second episode of The Mandalorian, the exclusive Disney+ Star Wars television show. It picks up shortly after the first episode left off and sees the title character (played by Pedro Pascal) on the run with a mysterious baby. It very quickly becomes… (0 comment)
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, see what a day in the life of… (0 comment)
After a full month of folks obsessing over Martin Scorsese declaring that Marvel movies aren’t “cinema”, filmmaker and agent of chaos Werner Herzog has decided to shift the “cinema” conversation elsewhere. Herzog has a part in the new Disney+ Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian. And even though everyone agrees that The Mandalorian is part of the TV… (0 comment)
There’s a Major Prequel Trilogy Reference in ‘The Mandalorian’ – Could It Be a ‘Star Wars’ Gamechanger?
The first episode of the Disney+ series The Mandalorian features a surprising reveal, one that ties back to the prequel trilogy and may have significant implications for the rest of the Star Wars franchise moving forward. There will be spoilers ahead as we dig into that last minute discovery. Baby Yoda A majority of the… (0 comment)
The launch of Disney+ yesterday brought a plethora of content from The Walt Disney Company, including most of the movies from the Star Wars and Marvel Cinematic Universe franchises. But there are still some titles from each franchise that aren’t available on Disney+ just yet. That’s because there’s still a holdover streaming deals that Disney… (0 comment)
When J.J. Abrams Talked to George Lucas About ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’, Midi-chlorians Were Discussed
Even though George Lucas sold Lucasfilm and all of the company’s properties to The Walt Disney Company back in 2012, the creator of Star Wars has still been very influential in the creation of new movies, TV shows and more. Not only have creators at Lucasfilm tried to emulate the spirit and style of what… (0 comment)
‘The Mandalorian’ Remixes Familiar ‘Star Wars’ Iconography, But is That Enough For a Compelling TV Series?
It feels strange to review The Mandalorian at this point in time. The next big chapter of Star Wars — an in-between-quel bridging Return of the Jedi (1983) and The Force Awakens (2015) — has technically begun, but it’s unavailable to 95% of the world. Then again, I’m sure fans outside the U.S. won’t have… (0 comment)
The Morning Watch: ‘Star Wars’ Skywalker Saga Trailer, ‘Last Christmas’ Cast Reviews Holiday Movies & More
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a powerful Star Wars trailer for the… (0 comment)