Star Wars: The Last Jedi  - Morning Watch

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 special Star Wars: The Last Jedi edition, the cast of the latest sequel answers questions from some adorable kids. Plus, go through the ABCs of The Last Jedi to get filled in on some details you might want to know about the sequel (avoiding any spoilers), and the cast of the movie also answers the Internet’s most searched questions about Star Wars. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Early Buzz

The world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi happened on Saturday evening, and even though the embargo on full reviews won’t be lifted until 12pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 12, the first reactions from those lucky enough to be in attendance have already hit social media.

For anyone worried about spoilers, don’t worry, the Star Wars: The Last Jedi early buzz doesn’t give away any plot details or anything like that. They’re just initial reactions to the movie almost immediately after seeing it. Keep in mind that the vibe at a world premiere is very exciting, especially for a movie like Star Wars, so some of these reactions are be a bit over the top. But there are plenty of measured and thoughtful reactions as well. Read More »

star wars the last jedi tv spot spoilers

It’s getting down to the final week before Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which means spoilers abound.

You have to be more wary now than ever of accidentally getting spoiled for the newest Star Wars film, as Disney and Lucasfilm kick their marketing into high gear and inundate us with hundreds of new TV spots with flashes of new, potentially spoiler-y, footage. The newest TV spot is a huge example of this. It plays like any regular Star Wars: The Last Jedi TV spot, until the last 5 seconds, when we see a brief glimpse of footage that we’ve never seen before.

You’ve been warned: there is something in this spot that you may not want to see before you’re sitting in the theater. This is your spoiler alert.

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the last jedi finn and rose

Yesterday, I attended the Hollywood junket for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Look out for a bunch of additional coverage over the next two weeks, but for right now, let me share with you a cool bit from the press conference. Actor John Boyega said that Star Wars: The Last Jedi explores war in a way no other Star Wars movie has, and elsewhere in the press conference, the stars reflected on how their characters are dealing with the loss of Han Solo.

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Daisy Ridley Doesn't Want to Leave Star Wars

Last week, a Rolling Stone profile of Star Wars: The Last Jedi explicitly stated that actress Daisy Ridley “doesn’t want to play the character [of Rey] after the next movie,” and featured quotes from Ridley talking about how she sees the third movie in the trilogy (the still-untitled Star Wars: Episode IX) as a way to round out Rey’s story. Well, apparently the writer was mistaken or those quotes were taken out of context, because thanks to a new interview, we now know that Daisy Ridley doesn’t want to leave Star Wars any time soon. Read her clarification below.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Training Featurette

We’ve got less than two weeks until Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters. While we’re sure more footage from the movie is coming in various TV spots and other marketing before the film arrives later this month, the marketing department at Lucasfilm figured out another way to keep the hype going strong for the movie without really spoiling anything.

A brand new Star Wars: The Last Jedi training featurette has been released online, and it focuses on the actors from the sequel preparing for their action sequences. Of particular interest are the sequences involving Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver training for battle. We see the two sides of the light and dark wielding their weapons behind the scenes and on set, preparing for what will likely be another intense battle between good and evil. Read More »

the force awakens title

We’re only days away from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still obsess over The Force Awakens. In a new interview, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi actor Adam Driver confirmed that The Force Awakens title was not just a reference to Daisy Ridley‘s Rey, but to his character Kylo Ren as well. Which means it’s time for you go back and rewatch The Force Awakens and obsess over every frame.

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Rey's Parents The Last Jedi

Ever since Star Wars: The Force Awakens decided to keep the identity of Rey’s missing parents a secret, fans have been wondering just who the heck these unseen characters are. Are they pre-established characters within the ongoing Star Wars saga, or are they individuals we have yet to meet? A new interview with the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Last Jedi reveals we’re one step closer to learning the identity of Rey’s parents, and curiously enough, the answer might be more obvious than any of us thought.

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Skywalker saga ending

We’re now less than a month away from the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but as is often the case, we’re looking even further ahead in the future of the Star Wars franchise and wondering what lies in store for us in a galaxy far, far away. And though there’s been speculation about the Skywalker saga extending beyond the boundaries of this current trilogy, it now seems like Star Wars: Episode IX could mark the definitive end of the story of Luke Skywalker.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Jimmy Kimmel Live

With December just around the corner, we’re heading into the home stretch for the marketing machine leading up to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. As more TV spots will be hitting the web, director Rian Johnson and the cast of the next installment of the Star Wars saga will begin making the publicity rounds on all the late night and morning talk shows, and they’ll be kicking things off in a familiar place.

Since Disney owns both Lucasfilm and ABC, it should come as no surprise that the director and cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be making their first late night stop on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Friday, December 1. It’s bound to be a big Star Wars-centric episode since no less than nine cast members will be in attendance. Get more details about the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Jimmy Kimmel Live episode below. Read More »