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It’s Time To Stop Saying That Star Wars Needs Fixing

There is absolutely no question that 2017 and 2018 were bad years for Star Wars. 2017 in particular was especially troublesome. It was first mired by the production debacle with Solo: A Star Wars Story. And then, of course, was the release of Rian Johnson’s fandom shattering Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Despite the (still) […]

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Star Wars: ‘Broom Boy’ Hopes to Return Some Day

As a wise Jedi once said, “I like to think there are always possibilities.” Okay that belongs to the other Star faring franchise, but the principle holds for a galaxy far, far away. One thing Star Wars turned into a signature of the franchise is taking small, inconsequential background characters and making full fledged characters […]

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Star Wars’ Rian Johnson “Didn’t Do His Homework,” Says Maul Actor Sam Witwer

It takes a great deal of acting talent to bring a complex and compelling Star Wars character to life. It takes even more talent to do so when that character is animated. That’s exactly what actor Sam Witwer did, however. He elevated the character of Maul from a seeming throw-away in The Phantom Menace to […]

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Daisy Ridley Disappointed With ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Reactions

Critique of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was been nothing if not divided…. Although, admittedly, the division here isn’t nearly as clear-cut as it was for its predecessor, The Last Jedi. The final episode of the Skywalker saga didn’t incense fans as did Episode VIII. Rather, in some ways, it simply disappointed. That, in […]

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Editor Accuses Rian Johnson Of Consciously Undoing Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

It seems that The Last Jedi is never going to escape the controversy that surrounds it. Even now, with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker already available for home viewing, debate over The Last Jedi continues. This time, however, the controversial remarks come not from director Rian Johnson, but rather a Star Wars editor. In […]

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41 of The Most Shocking Moments of the Star Wars Films

This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the entire Star Wars saga. “Hey, kid.” We were treated to a welcome scene when Han Solo’s memory appeared to Kylo Ren in The Rise of Skywalker. Welcome, yet surprising on at least two fronts. Han was dead, having been killed by Kylo […]

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Is Fan Entitlement Ruining Star Wars, Other Franchises?

Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi divided the Star Wars base. And regardless of what director J.J. Abrams says, his follow up, The Rise of Skywalker, did address the controversies of its predecessor. In some ways it do so in almost bludgeoning fashion. But did these too films serve to illustrate a bigger problem in geek […]

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Rose Tico Reduced To Afterthought In Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Kelly Marie Tran’s career in Star Wars has been nothing if not tumultuous. She first appeared as Rose Tico in Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi, and the controversy began immediately. Unfortunately, the Internet is chocked full of misogynists and racists who apparently didn’t like seeing an Asian woman in Star Wars. Harassment eventually drove her […]

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Rights One Of The Last Jedi’s Biggest Wrongs (Spoiler-Free)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has now seen its world premiere and first full night of showings. Thus far fan reaction we’ve seen is overwhelmingly positive, as opposed to the so-called critics’ ratings. There are a number of reasons why fans are loving the film thus far, but there’s one in particular that stands […]

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Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Proves The Irrelevance Of Reviews

WARNING: Article contains very minor spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. READ ON AT YOUR OWN RISK! If you prefer, check out our completely spoiler-free review HERE. Director J.J. Abrams had the unenviable task of bring a trio of trilogies and over forty years of Star Wars history to a close. Not only […]