Star Wars

Here's George Lucas's reaction to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The master speaks!<p><i>Star Wars</i> might have passed out of its creator George Lucas's hands, but his opinion still holds a lot of weight.<p>So we couldn't …

George Lucas

Prince William and Harry's Height Blows Their Cover in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo

Disguised as Stormtroopers, the royal brothers thought they could take a secret role in the new Star Wars movie. But their towering height has given …

Walt Disney Company

Did You Know Star Wars' Explanation for Darth Vader's Birth Is Completely Bonkers?

It's time to talk about the weirdest open secret in the galaxy.<p>Because I am a delinquent prone to committing myself wholly to ideas best described as "very dumb," I decided to start my week by rewatching the Star Wars prequel trilogy. It was pretty bad! Except for the parts that are <i>totally bananas</i>, …

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Peter Jackson Announces The Much-Anticipated Trailer That’s Premiering Before ‘The Last Jedi’

In the dark times (the late 1990s), when you had to, ugh, go to a movie theater to watch a movie trailer, I was one of the many thousands who begged his parents to take him to see <i>Meet Joe Black</i>. I had no interest in the film itself — I am still unsure if the titular Mr. Black is Brad Pitt, Anthony …

Entertainment

Disney Parks shares first glimpse of new Millennium Falcon ride

Though <i>Star Wars</i> fans will be able to travel to a galaxy far, far away through a movie screen when <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> comes out Dec. 15, they'll …

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Here Are The ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Celebrity Cameos To Watch For

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> (our review here) seems to be following <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>‘ lead in at least one respect: hidden celebrity cameos as little Easter eggs for the fans. <i>The Force Awakens</i> included cameos like Simon Pegg as Unkar Plutt, Daniel Craig as a Stormtrooper in a pivotal scene, …

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28 Star Wars Premiere Photos That Will Make You Scream Like a Porg

Tuesday night marked the European premiere of the much-anticipated <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> in London following the LA premiere on Saturday, and the mood was electric! A Stormtrooper-lined red carpet made way for a number of ethereal beings, from Prince Harry and Prince William chaperoning BB-8 to …

Royal Family

Here's How to Conquer Your Fear, According to Science (And Yoda)

You don't have to be a Jedi master to overcome fear and find success. Just ask yourself this question.<p>With Yoda's focus on purpose, perseverance, intuition and courage, the Jedi Master could be the poster puppet for entrepreneurship.<p>And no emotion can lead an entrepreneur to the Dark Side faster …

Psychology

Who is Supreme Leader Snoke, where did he come from and when did he appear in the Force Awakens?

Supreme Leader Snoke made his Star Wars debut in The Force Awakens and returns in The Last Jedi – but who is he and where did he come from?<p>Poltical …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars fans react to midnight Last Jedi screenings - this is what they said

Star Wars superfans have praised The Last Jedi after hundreds of midnight screenings across the country.<p>Moviegoers watching at the Odeon Leicester …

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Photographer shoots Star Wars toys with practical effects and a humorous twist

We’ve already seen some splendid work of L.A. photographer Mitchel Wu. Whether it’s Kermit the Frog or the Toy Story crew, Mitchel’s photos are …

5 'Star Wars' technologies now moving from make-believe to reality

May the force be with us!<p>As the latest installment of the "Star Wars" saga hits theaters this week, audiences will once again journey into a futuristic world of spaceships, humanoid robots, and laser weapons. But some of the make-believe technology seen in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and its …

Science

The 'Star Wars' Cast Had a Huge Party at Prince William and Prince Harry's Palace

Prince William and Prince Harry have pretty intense schedules, and yet they still found time to make cameo appearances in the new <i>Star Wars</i> film. Yes, the two royal brothers play Stormtroopers in the new film, aptly titled <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, which will no doubt make buckets of cash at the box …

Royal Family

The Case for Midi-Chlorians

Set aside your anger, fear, and aggression and consider the possibilities.Lucasfilm <i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b>.<i>In the lead-up to</i> Star …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Last Jedi in-depth fan review: 'I finally got to see my dreams come true'

Rian Johnson’s sci-fi sequel will inspire kids 30 years from now to reintroduce it to awestruck audiences<p>SPOILER WARNING: There is discussion of the film’s content in the following review, so proceed with caution<p>When I was a young nerdlinger playing with Star Wars toys in the backyard (OK, indoors, …

Rian Johnson

ASOS launches new Star Wars collection

The new Star Wars film is out today. We repeat, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is out today.<p>Can you tell we’re excited? We bloody well are.<p>And because …

Clothing

Looking For ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Streaming Online? Disney May Have Accidentally Made It Easier To Watch

Those looking to watch <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> streaming online may have an easier time doing so, and some industry experts believe Disney may have …

Entertainment

John Boyega brought his family to the 'Star Wars' premiere and the videos are so adorable

The Boyega force is constantly strong, but it's arguably never been stronger than it was on Tuesday night.<p>Just look at this clip from the red carpet …

Black Culture

The best Stars Wars toys, gifts and gadgets to mark The Last Jedi release date

In anticipation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi hitting cinemas, we’ve rounded up the best Star Wars gifts to give this Christmas<p>One minute past midnight …

Felix Dennis

Someone with an IP address in Congress is making weird edits to Star Wars Wikipedia pages

Someone with a Congressional computer is really stoked about the new "Star Wars" movie — and really wants everyone who googles Kylo Ren to know that he is <i>super</i> hot.<p>The Twitter account @congressedits, which tracks every change made to Wikipedia pages by anyone anonymously using a Congressional …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's The Last Jedi Update Is Out Now, Here's What It Adds

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is nearly upon us, and EA is celebrating the occasion by introducing content based on the film into Star Wars Battlefront II. Rey was playable from the start, but now the game has added both Finn and the First Order's Captain Phasma.<p>In addition, the update brings two new …

PC Gaming

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Should Just Be Called 'Women Getting Sh*t Done'

Even before we knew what a porg was, <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> had staked its claim as one of the year's biggest, most rabidly anticipated films. It's …

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NASA confirms that ‘The Last Jedi’ will be screened in the International Space Station

In our galaxy, quite far away<p>NASA have confirmed that astronauts onboard the International Space Station won’t have to miss ‘Star Wars: The Last …

NASA

Star Wars: The Last Jedi actor John Boyega invited Daisy Ridley to his house party – but she didn’t turn up

John Boyega managed to get Harrison Ford to eat dinner with him at a restaurant in Peckham, but he struggled to tempt Daisy Ridley to south east …

John Boyega

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ferdinand, Monsoon Shootout — Know Your Releases

This Friday, an array of films are releasing in cinema halls for moviegoers to pick and choose from. There's <i>Ferdinand</i> for kids, <i>Monsoon Shootout</i> for …

Gwendoline Christie

Daisy Ridley: 'The Last Jedi' Interview

The woman behind the 'Star Wars' heroine opens up about Rey's parents, "strong female characters" and the future of her career<p>When Daisy Ridley sat …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Our posts covering paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free make up one of our most beloved and longest-running series here at BGR. In …

Boba Fett

11 Star Wars Prequel Ideas Abandoned by George Lucas

<i>In the lead-up to</i> Star Wars: The Last Jedi<i>, we look back at the first Jedi (narratively speaking) with a series of stories about the much-beloved and</i> …

Entertainment

A Star Wars Comic Annual #1 - The Last Jedi

To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, ASWC cooked up this Annual-type issue that sort of ties into the movie's release. You can check …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

28 Star Wars Premiere Photos That'll Make You Scream Like a Porg

Tuesday night marked the European premiere of the much-anticipated <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> in London, following the LA premiere on Saturday — and the …

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