In fabric review

Berberian Sound Studio and Duke of Burgundy director Peter Strickland once again pays homage to Euro-horror of yesterday, crafting a sumptuous sensory overload. In Fabric finds the filmmaker following a haunted dress from a demonic department store, and it’s every bit as weird and amusing as that scenario suggests.

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Star Wars Resistance

Lucasfilm’s animated Star Wars series are beginning to kick into high gear.

Following the announcement of the return of the beloved Star Wars: The Clone Wars, we have learned a little more about the anime-inspired Star Wars ResistanceThe synopsis for the first episode has hit the internet, revealing the main character and some new plot details for the highly anticipated Disney XD series.

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Star Wars Resistance

A recent Disney event revealed a brand-new look at character designs from the upcoming animated Star Wars series Star Wars Resistance. In addition to the new image, we now have an idea of when the show will premiere. Get all the Star Wars Resistance details below.

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star wars resistance

Now that Star Wars Rebels has ended, creator Dave Filoni is moving onto something new – another Star Wars animated series. Filoni’s Star Wars Resistance will be an anime-inspired series set before the events of The Force Awakens.

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The Darkest Minds trailer

Just when you thought the young-adult movie genre was just about to fizzle out, in comes The Darkest Minds. It’s everything you want and need in a YA movie: beautiful teens with inexplicably perfect hair, menacing government corporations, and a weird sci-fi twist. And that twist is superpowers.

Yeah, that teen superhero thing has already been done. Again. And again. But The Darkest Minds does have some impressive names behind it that may elevate it from a tired genre.

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the last jedi deleted scene

A newly revealed Star Wars: The Last Jedi deleted scene gives Gwendoline Christie‘s Captain Phasma much more screentime than the finished film. If you thought Phasma was a bit shortchanged in The Last Jedi, this deleted scene is for you. See it below. Beware of spoilers.

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captain phasma in star wars the last jedi

You’ll be forgiven for not remembering that Captain Phasma was left to a questionable fate at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens — it turns out Star Wars: the Last Jedi director Rian Johnson didn’t remember, either.

The stoic villain who terrorized her former insubordinate Finn (John Boyega), was left at the bottom of a trash compactor at the end of The Force Awakens, shortly before the super weapon  that housed that trash chute exploded. Phasma obviously escaped death, but a thoughtless line of dialogue from Johnson almost buried Gwendoline Christie‘s character back in the dumpster.

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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 »

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 »

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Star Wars The Last Jedi round-up

While there aren’t quite enough entries to make this one of our regular Star Wars Bits columns, enough scattered pieces of information about this year’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi have surfaced recently that they’re worth collecting in one place and talking about one by one. Let’s dive into some new images featuring Finn and Rose, an X-Wing upgrade for Poe Dameron, learn how Captain Phasma escaped her trash compactor at the end of The Force Awakens, and read excerpts of a new interview with The Last Jedi writer/director Rian Johnson.
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