Alex Stylianou

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What we already know about Westworld season 3

The show’s creators spill on what the finale’s final moments and post-credit stingers mean for the series.<p>Will you stick around for <i>Westworld</i> season three? Because Dolores has big plans.<p>Shortly after April’s second season premiere, HBO announced a third season of the sweeping, science-fiction …

A theory on why Solo’s Enfys Nest could be the daughter of [spoiler]

There may be some clues to the plucky marauder’s papa in the Star Wars spinoff<p>Despite being a prequel and a spinoff story, <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> spends quite a bit of time setting up potential sequels. Most of the original-trilogy callbacks are pretty obvious, but there are a few subtle nods to …

Darth Maul: why Star Wars killed off its best villain, and how he came back

<i>Contains spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story</i><p>The much-lambasted Star Wars prequel trilogy gave us plenty of things we’d be happy to live without. Rants about sand, for instance – and the catastrophically unfunny, almost universally unloved Jar-Jar Binks. But in a franchise that is packed with …

The Solo: A Star Wars Story scene that sold Disney on the spinoff movie

Co-writer of <b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b>, Jon Kasdan, reveals the scene that got Disney interested in the film.<p><b>Solo</b> is now out in the wild but before …

Here's How Solo's Shocking, Surprise Cameo Came to Be

Yeah. <i>That</i> happened. And here’s why the writers of <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> decided to do such a shocking thing.<p>(If you haven’t seen <i>Solo: A Star Wars</i> …

Solo’s MASSIVE Star Wars twist explained

Here's what THAT scene means for the franchise, and how it fits in with the overall Star Wars timeline – contains major spoilers<p>Compared to some …

Answering the biggest questions about Solo’s surprise Star Wars cameo

Turn back, spoilerphobes.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> This post contains major spoilers for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>]<p>Of all the <i>Star Wars</i> characters to pop up in <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, few expected a character from the maligned prequel trilogy to wind up back in the universe.<p>Surely, Han Solo could run in with Boba Fett …

James Gunn reveals what Groot said to Rocket at the end of Avengers: Infinity War

<i>Avengers: Infinity War spoilers follow. You have been warned…</i><p>If you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, then chances are you felt a little …

How the directors of Avengers: Infinity War chose which characters died

The directors of <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> have revealed how they picked which characters died.<p>Death and destruction was always on the cards for <b>Avengers:</b> …

James Gunn reveals Groot's final line in Infinity War and it's devastating

<b>WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR</b><p>If you're still trying to recover from that heartbreaking ending to <i>Avengers:</i> …

A heartbreaking detail in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was just revealed

"The Last Jedi" has been hailed as a masterful, though divisive, new take on the "Star Wars" franchise. Even months later, critics are still finding new ways director Rian Johnson brought thought and care to the beloved characters and their storylines.<p>At the end of "The Last Jedi," Luke Skywalker …

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More Than a Monster in a Mask, Kylo Ren Struggles to Cope With Childhood Abuse in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

<b>**Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.**</b><p>About halfway through <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, a character remarks, “Good guys, bad guys … made up words.” …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – 10 Revelations From Director Rian Johnson

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been spurring conversation and debate ever since it came out. We sat down with writer/director Rian Johnson for the …

The Last Jedi came thrillingly close to upending Star Wars — but lost its nerve

Director Rian Johnson raised questions, but shied from the answers.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i> is one of the best movies in the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, for much the same reason <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> is one of the best. Where the first movie in a trilogy is a thrilling adventure — 2015’s <i>The Force Awakens</i> mirrors <i>A</i> …

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Finally Explains The Force

<b>What is the Force?</b><p>While every Star Wars fan can probably quote a character or describe it vaguely, there’s no precise definition for the Force. The main reason is that before <i>The Last Jedi</i>, every movie has failed to explain it in much detail.<p>(NOTE: This article only covers the science of what the …

What Really Happened To Luke At The End Of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

This is the explanation you're looking for.<p><i>Warning! “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” spoilers below.</i><p>He started as a starry-eyed kid who just wanted to go to Tosche Station to pick up some power converters. Now, 41 years later, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has leveled up to legend status.<p>In “Star Wars: …

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This Star Wars Fan Theory Explains the Genius of Kylo Ren's Plan in The Last Jedi

He secretly took Supreme Leader Snoke's advice.<p>Rian Johnson should feel a sense of accomplishment for making the most controversial <i>Star Wars</i> movie in history. Since the original trilogy, <i>Star Wars</i> movies have either just been formulaic and bad or just bad. <i>The Last Jedi</i>, however, does things that …

How Star Wars: The Last Jedi brought back that classic character to the big screen

<i>Warning. Major spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi follow…</i><p><b>The Last Jedi</b> was full of surprises, from shocking deaths to interesting character …

'Star Wars': Last Jedi fan theory gives light to Luke Skywalker's odd behaviour

In the latest <i>Star Wars</i> film, Luke Skywalker took on a different role in years past, going from the heroic saviour of the galaxy to a flawed, isolated …

Knights of the Old Republic 2 beat The Last Jedi to its best lesson

A classic game told a story that was years ahead of its time<p>“One quickly learns that the Jedi Code does not give all the answers,” Kreia says, setting the tone for <i>Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords. “</i>If you are to truly understand then you will need the contrast, not adherence to a …

J.J. Abrams Hinted At a Major Star Wars: The Last Jedi Plot Point Back in 2015

This might explain the mystery of Rey's parents.<p>Though <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> writer-director Rian Johnson had a good amount of autonomy when continuing the new trilogy, he did have some communication with J.J. Abrams about where to take the series. After all, Abrams was an executive producer on …

‘The Last Jedi’: Rian Johnson Explains Why Shattering Fan Theories About Rey’s Parents Was Essential

Just when you thought "The Last Jedi" solved the mystery of Rey's parents, here comes Rian Johnson to provide some doubt.<p><b>Spoiler Warning: This</b> …

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This Star Wars: The Last Jedi Theory Explains Admiral Holdo's Real Intentions

Space Laura Dern is one of Episode 8's most controversial characters.<p><b>The following post contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.</b><p>For months leading up to the release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, fans were theorizing who would be Space Laura Dern's purple-haired Admiral Holdo. Her character …

The Last Jedi shows what it means to fail as a teacher

When your best isn’t good enough<p>The Star Wars universe has always placed great importance on the relationship between the student and teacher, but the series’ focus tends to be placed on what happens when those relationships go badly.<p>[<b>Warning</b>: This article contains major spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The</i> …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally proves that the Jedi suck

Why the Jedi need to end<p>After Lucasfilm announced that the eighth Star Wars movie would be called <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, people had questions. Is that singular or plural Jedi? If singular, than who is the last Jedi? What’s going to happen to them? Is it truly the end, or is it a …

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Does One Thing So Much Better Than 'Game Of Thrones'

<i>Spoilers for both Game of Thrones and Star Wars follow.</i><p>Young, brash and orphaned, both Rey from <i>Star Wars</i> and Jon Snow from <i>Game of Thrones</i> have a lot in common.<p>Orphaned scavenger Rey finds herself part of events beyond anything she ever imagined, facing down an implacable evil with only a rag-tag …

A Hero's Journey - Luke Skywalker

When Joseph Campbell wrote "The Hero with A Thousand Faces" in 1949 thus giving the world the monomyth, or the "Hero's Journey", we can say with some …

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Why do fans want perfect characters in Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

<i>George Chrysostomou on Star Wars: The Last Jedi and its character decisions (major spoilers follow)…</i><p>The divisiveness surrounding <b>Star Wars: The Last</b> …

Star Wars: 15 Huge Plot Holes That Actually Make Perfect Sense

by Chris Snellgrove<p>– on<p>in Lists<p><b>Star Wars</b> is bigger now than ever before. This series has roped in entirely new generations of fans and created a …