By Jon Arvedon/Movie News – Image: Star Wars/The Last Jedi. The most recent addition to the Star Wars saga, The Last Jedi, has effectively driven a wedge between fans of the 40-year-old sci-fi franchise. Despite receiving near-universal acclaim from critics, with some going so far as to proclaim it as the best Star Wars film ever, others have gone as […]
By Terri Schwartz – IGN.com – Image: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Hitting theaters on December 15th, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is directed by Rian Johnson and stars Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran.
By Dave McNary – Variety.com – Image| Star Wars: The Last Jedi/Disney. “The Last Jedi” took in $27.5 million on Christmas Day on Monday at 4,232 North American locations to lift its 11-day domestic total to $396.5 million — already the 28th-highest of all time. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” tops the domestic list with […]
By Joanna Robinson – VanityFair.com – Photo: Photographed exclusively for V.F. by Annie Leibovitz. Photo: Daisy Ridley as Resistance warrior Rey and Mark Hamill as mentor Luke Skywalker, on location in Ireland. Now that The Last Jedi is finally in theaters, a lot of its secrets have come tumbling out. We’re not talking about who […]
By Jesus Diaz – FastCodesign.com – Image: The DAVE School/Vimeo. Image: Think more Flash Gordon — and Chewbacca as an ugly alien. In 1975, in a galaxy far far away, Luke Skywalker was Luke Starkiller, Tatooine was Utapau, and all Imperial Stormtroopers carried lightsabers. That was the galaxy of the “Adventures of the Starkiller” as […]
By Jesse Schedeen – Fandango.com – Image: The Last Jedi. Each new Star Wars sequel brings with it a new wave of colorful alien creatures, unusual droid companions and new enemy troopers for our heroes to confront. The Last Jedi is no exception. Even with the tight veil of secrecy surrounding this film, we’ve seen […]
By Life – ENCA.com – Photo: Flickr/KillamarshianUK. On the eve of the release of “The Last Jedi” researchers published findings that 47 percent of more than 26,000 respondents believe “in the existence of intelligent alien civilizations in the universe”. An even greater 61 percent said “yes” when asked if they believed in “some form of […]
By James Grebey – Inverse.com – Image: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Image: Just for kicks, check out how tall the chairs are in the Asogian’s senate pod. Like, with stumpy little legs, getting up into one of those chairs must be super hard. Easter egg culture has gotten out of hand, as it seems […]