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The Rise of Skywalker Earns Lower IMDb Rank Than The Last Jedi In Ratings Shocker

The word has been that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was a disliked film by many fans. For some time, I didn’t believe it, seeing its impressive 86% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. Then, just this week, it dawned on me that The Rise of Skywalker has a lower IMDb rating than Star Wars: […]

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Disney Gallery – Star Wars: The Mandalorian ‘The Making of Season 2’ Shines

A new Disney Gallery documentary, Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Making of Season 2, dropped on Disney+ Christmas Day. It offered so much! Director Jon Favreau was more directly involved in Season 2. This especially made a difference if that’s why characters from the shows and original trilogy were in the season. A graffiti painter […]

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2020 In Review: Top 10 DC Stories

Through COVID-19 and DC FanDome, DC Comics made major headlines in 2020. And it would have done so even without the announcement of Zack Snyder’s Justice League and the release of major productions like Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. Here are 10 top DC stories in 2020. 10) Margot Robbie Gets Her DC Movie Margot […]

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The Rise of Skywalker, One Year Later: 23 Reasons to Love the Film

Despite an 86% Rotten Tomatoes audience score, it appears that J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has had a mixed reaction among fans, going by fan comments online. The Rise of Skywalker was released roughly a year ago. Disney may have made a corporate grab to try to ensure positive fan reaction as […]

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The Mandalorian: The Rescue – 7 Takeaways

Warning! Spoilers for The Mandalorian: The Rescue are ahead. This is the way. It’s not difficult to call the finale of the second season of The Mandalorian one of the greatest season finales of television in some time. Here are seven takeaways from the episode. 1) The Slave I vs. an Imperial shuttle Fangasm. (Also, […]

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Will We See Ahsoka Tano Again In The Mandalorian?

Seeing Ahsoka Tano in chapter 13 of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, The Jedi, was exhilarating. She delivered excellent lightsaber action. She hinted at Anakin Skywalker’s fall to the dark side and shared Jedi wisdom. And Rosario Dawson portrayed the character wonderfully, bringing her to life in live-action. But when it comes to seeing her next, […]

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It’s OK That Ashley Eckstein Isn’t Live-Action Ahsoka Tano

Contrary to what people say, it’s perfectly fine that Ashley Eckstein isn’t Ahsoka Tano in live-action form. (Ahsoka is in the live-action Star Wars: The Mandalorian.) Ashley Eckstein wrote on Instagram that she is “excited for (people) to hopefully go back and watch (Ahsoka’s) journey in The Clone Wars and Rebels,” both of which are […]

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The Jedi Besides Luke Most Likely to Obtain Grogu

[UPDATED 11/30/2020, 2:00 pm] Warning! Spoilers follow for Star Wars: The Mandalorian Chapter 13 – The Jedi. This is the way. Once Ahsoka Tano told Din Djarin in The Jedi to take Grogu to Tython, where a Jedi could possibly collect him, it was as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in wonder as […]

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The Mandalorian: The Jedi – Seven Takeaways

Warning! Spoilers for Star Wars: The Mandalorian Chapter 13 – The Jedi are ahead. This is the way. Season two, episode five of The Mandalorian, “The Jedi”, was as good as any episode among the thirteen of the show that have dropped. That’s because we got to see fan favorites, seeming callbacks, new definitions within […]

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Ahsoka Tano: A Mandalorian Problem

(Spoilers for The Mandalorian and Ahsoka Tano follow.) In Chapter 11 of The Mandalorian, “The Heiress”, Bo-Katan tells Din Djarin where he can find, as Din says, “the Jedi,” Ahsoka Tano. There’s just one problem. Ahsoka no longer is a Jedi. Ahsoka left the Jedi Order roughly 28 years earlier, in Star Wars: The Clone […]