A dreadnaught hovers overhead and next to me R2-D2 bleeps and shakes. The ship, controlled by the First Order, means trouble and Artoo knows it, as I know it. It starts shaking its head even more and it’s an absolute joy. It turns out watching a Star Wars movie with a gaggle of Sphero droids is like partaking in Mystery Science Theater 3000 for the selfie generation … [Read more...] about I watched Star Wars: The Last Jedi with some droids and it was beeping marvelous
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Worlds and universes are about to collide. It was revealed today that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will write and produce a new series of Star Wars films. The announcement, which was made on the official Star Wars website, said the new films will be separate from the ongoing Skywalker saga, as well as the … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ creators will build new worlds in Disney’s Star Wars galaxy
Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Star Wars: Rebels episode "Twin Suns." From a certain point of view, Obi-Wan Kenobi sits at the very center of the entire Star Wars saga. Dead or alive, Kenobi is the only human character who shows his face in every episode of the original and prequel trilogies. His inability to prevent the rise of the Empire, or the … [Read more...] about Obi-Wan Kenobi is back. Here’s what it means for the Star Wars saga.
This will be a day long remembered: a new dawn for Star Wars, in all its forms of media. Pay attention, people of Earth: that distant rumble you hear is the gears of the world's most popular film franchise slowly cranking up into full dream-generating and money-minting mode. If you think the speculation about the contents of Star Wars Episode VII published in the past 18 months … [Read more...] about A New Star Wars Universe Begins … Now
There wasn't a whole lot Lucasfilm could talk about on the record in the early months of 2013. Behind the scenes, the company was scrambling to get itself in gear for Episodes VII, VIII and IX plus spinoff movies and the animated TV show Rebels, but it couldn't even reveal that. The games department was being axed, the animation department slashed, and everyone at the company … [Read more...] about The Force of March Madness: Inside the Ultimate Star Wars Tournament