Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

A ‘Star Wars’ Tradition Dating Back To The Original Movie Has Been Retired

“I have a bad feeling about this” (or thereabouts).<p>Lucky number 1138.<p>“May the Force be with you.”<p>These are the phrases and easter eggs that have been in every <i>Star Wars</i> movie, catnip for the hardcore fans. That was the case for the infamous Wilhelm scream, too, until the two most recent films. And …

Entertainment

SOLO Trailer Set to Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” Proves It’s the Greatest Trailer Song Ever

Of all the amazing <i>Star Wars</i> trailers we’ve seen in the last few years, both from Lucasfilm and fans, the most fun one we’ve come across was a trailer …

Star Wars

Disney loses bid to stop Redbox from selling its digital download codes

The studio has been accused of ‘copyright misuse’ instead<p>Last December Disney filed a lawsuit against Redbox in an effort to get the company to stop selling digital download codes for Disney films. But as <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> notes, a California federal judge has rejected the studio’s request for …

Star Wars Anthology Series

Donald Glover Proves Most 'Star Wars' Movies are Giant Bummers

Most Star Wars movies are bummers. Search your feelings, you know it to be true. And now, Lando Calrissian actor Donald Glover has dropped a giant …

Superheroes

Representation in fandoms matters now more than ever

“Black Panther” opened this past weekend, securing the slot for the fifth-largest opening in film history, suggesting that nerd culture is not as …

Feminism

Everything We Know About Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' Movie | Digital Trends

The nostalgia is palpable in Steven Spielberg’s <i>Ready Player One</i>, a big-screen adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel about a man who gets caught up …

Ready Player One

New Star Wars Signing Opportunities from Official Pix

Official Pix is offering more <i>Star Wars</i> signings, in addition to the ones recently announced (including Ian McDiarmid). If Imperial officers our …

Star Wars Anthology Series

RANKED: The 25 movies with the biggest opening weekends of all time

"Black Panther" had a massive opening weekend at the box office taking in over $201.8 million over Presidents' Day weekend.<p>Not only did that number give it the best February opening at theaters ever, but the movie following T'Challa's reign over the fictional country of Wakanda also became one of …

Movies

In defense of standalone Star Wars stories

When you think of <i>Star Wars</i>, what comes to mind first? Among the characters who have achieved household-name status and the quotes that everyone can …

Star Wars Anthology Series

Here are all the box office records Black Panther has broken (so far)

King T'Challa might freeze when confronted with an old flame, but his own movie doesn't when faced with breaking one box office record after another. …

Comics

The Brilliance of ‘Black Panther’ Helped It Avoid a Common Tentpole Movie Trap

The outpouring of reactions to Ryan Coogler’s Marvel triumph “Black Panther” is understandable, given that there are any number of things to praise …

Construction

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Begins Its End With Powerful Episodes That Reverberate Throughout The Galaxy

<b>What Star Wars Rebels “Jedi Night” and “DUME” hint about the future of Star Wars.</b><p>The following contains spoilers for the two most recent episodes of …

Filmmaking

Solo is 'A Lot More Fun' Than Other Star Wars Movies

Donald Glover compares <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> to other films in the iconic space opera franchise, saying that it’s going to be <i>“a lot more fun.”</i> …

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Yeeeesh: Video technology matches Trump's face to ... Alec Baldwin's Trump skit on SNL

To cleanse the palate, does this seem familiar? It should.<p>It’s similar to this technology, which I wrote about two years ago. Researchers in that …

Conservative View

Star Wars Rebels Just Answered One of Its Biggest Mysteries

There was a distinct weight and inevitability at the start of Monday’s <i>Star Wars Rebels</i>. With only a few episodes left, it felt like things were about …

Geek

Star Wars Rebels and Rogue One Share Something Important

Star Wars Rebels resumed its fourth and final season on Monday, bringing the series closer to its big climax. And it did so in truly dramatic …

Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels Reveals Why The Empire Prioritized The Death Star

<b>Warning! SPOILERS for Star Wars Rebels season 4 ahead!</b><p>–<p><b>Star Wars Rebels</b> returned this evening for the first of its final batch of episodes. The …

Science Fiction

The Worst Parts of 'Justice League', From Superman's CGI Mouth to That Underwater Battle

These 16 things sum up why “Justice League” simply doesn’t work<p>“Justice League,” while certainly never approaching the creative nadir that was the DC …

Comic Books

All the Amazing New Star Wars Toys From Toy Fair

There is a new <i>Star Wars</i> movie just months away, which means, it’s time for new <i>Star Wars</i> merchandise. Oh, who am I kidding? It’s very clearly <i>always</i> …

Geek

The Best NYTF 2018 Star Wars Reveals

The mid-February weekend marks every toy nerd’s favourite time of year – New York Toy Fair. Each year the big guns of the toy world set out their …

Captain Phasma

Shoretrooper ready for action on Scarif | The Brothers Brick

When the first Star Wars movie not part of the epic series, <i>Rogue One</i>, was released, people had a mixed reaction. Personally, I loved it, and a lot of …

Lego

Small Council: How do we feel about David Benioff and Dan Weiss making Star Wars movies?

Photo by Art Streiber.<p><i>Disney has tapped Game of Thrones creators and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss to “produce a new series of Star Wars</i> …

TV Series

The Solo Star Wars Merchandise Looks Super Disappointing

The toys that support the release of <b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b> have been officially unveiled, and they’re a little disappointing. The whole reveal …

Millennium Falcon

Is Star Wars Already Done With the Anthology Films?

When Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced last year that the next 10 years of Star Wars movies were being mapped out, she wasn’t kidding. …

Science Fiction

I Don't Get It: The Films We're Supposed To Love But Don't

<i>Tom Jolliffe looks at when films receive almost universal praise from critics and audiences, and an expectation that you should also love them. It’s</i> …

David Lynch

Ten Things you want to Experience at Hollywood Studios – Star Wars Edition

Ten Things you want to Experience at Hollywood Studios – Star Wars Edition<p>Hollywood Studios will always be MGM to me, but they might as well rename …

Walt Disney Company

Star Wars: 15 Things You Didn’t Know Happened Between Episodes 4 And 5

The tide of the Galactic Civil War forever changed when Luke Skywalker blew up the Death Star. The galaxy recognized that the Empire was vulnerable …

Science Fiction

Black Panther's Martin Freeman reveals he's previously had talks about joining Star Wars

That'd mean he'd join Andy Serkis in doing Tolkien, Marvel AND Star Wars.<p>In the last few years, Martin Freeman has gone from being the star of <i>The</i> …

Movies

Star Wars Rebels: 4 theories that could determine the final season

Photo Credit: Lucasfilm<p>Four theories that could determine the final season of Star Wars Rebels — we are going down the final stretch, …

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