Most Star Wars discussion is still centered on the newly-released Solo: A Star Wars Story, but let’s take a minute to turn our attention back to the Star War before that – Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi. A new comic adaptation of that film has revealed the canonical final words of fan-favorite character Admiral Ackbar, and also shed some additional light on General Leia Organa’s controversial Force-aided flight as she floated through space wreckage. Read More »
New month, new movies. Netflix has a pretty stellar new line-up in June, and we’ve got the list to prove it. In addition to the constant barrage of Netflix Originals, you’ll also be able to stream Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Departed, In Bruges, Thor: Ragnarok, and more. Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in June 2018 below.
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Yes, we know it’s far too early to begin discussing Christmas. Even if you’re one of those people who partakes in the wild Christmas in July sales that inexplicably happen, it’s just not the right time. But when you’re Hallmark and you have an extensive collection of collectible ornaments released at various points throughout the year, you don’t worry about that. Plus, with the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story around the corner, there’s no better time to tease the new pieces that will be available for your Christmas tree this year.
Hallmark has unveiled some new additions to their Star Wars collection of Keepsake Ornaments. A couple of them come straight from Solo: A Star Wars Story while others are from the rest of the Star Wars saga. Check out the 2018 Hallmark Star Wars ornaments below. Read More »
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 edition, a video essay explores what “went wrong” with Rian Johnson trying to revolutionize the Star Wars saga with The Last Jedi. Plus, director James Cameron answers a bunch of sci-fi related questions from Twitter, and the cast of Avengers: Infinity War tries to guess the Avenger from a drawing of the heroes completed by children. Read More »
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Now that Star Wars: The Last Jedi is available for us all to enjoy over and over again at home, the movie is ripe for artwork tributes. Since artist Dan Mumford delivered a fantastic set of prints commemorating Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we’re glad to see he’s back with another set of prints for Rian Johnson’s chapter in the Star Wars saga. There are four in total, paying tribute to four iconic locations and moments from the sequel. Check out all the Dan Mumford Star Wars The Last Jedi prints below. Read More »
What happens next in the Star Wars universe? We thought we’d have to wait until J.J. Abrams’ still-untitled Star Wars: Episode 9 to find out, but now a new comic book will show us what happens right after Star Wars The Last Jedi, and it involves Rey, Finn, Poe, and BB-8 hanging out together for the first time.
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Mark Hamill is always down to talk about Star Wars, and he’s never afraid to voice his opinions on the franchise. In a new interview, Hamill offers some new thoughts on The Last Jedi, the prospect of seeing Luke in Episode 9 , and more.
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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:
- Mark Hamill shares his preferred Star Wars viewing order
- Solo press tour begins
- Therm Scissorpunch makes his (its?) debut
- Frank Oz opens up about Yoda
- And much more!
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Box office reports are easy to parse through, but what about the overall net profit of a movie? And when you factor in production and marketing costs, what do the lists of highest-grossing movies really look like?
According to the new reports about the 2017 most profitable movies, not too different than what you’d expect.
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We all know the story by now: Star Wars: The Force Awakens introduced us to Rey (Daisy Ridley), a young woman who was abandoned by her parents on Jakku to live the life of a scavenger. She’s eventually swept into galactic action, but the question of her parentage loomed large over the film.
Star Wars fandom spent two years speculating about who her parents were, until Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi gave a definitive answer: they were no one of any importance. But now Simon Pegg, who played a role in The Force Awakens and is a longtime collaborator of writer/director J.J. Abrams, says Abrams’ initial plan for Rey’s parents was very different. Read More »