A line was cut from The Rise of Skywalker explaining that Palpatine was “more than a clone, less than a man”

A line was cut from The Rise of Skywalker explaining that Palpatine was “more than a clone, less than a man”

The upcoming novelization for The Rise of Skywalker, written by Rae Carson, reveals that Palpatine's spirit lived on in a clone body. This gives a large part of the answer for how he returned, and the novelization makes it seem almost as if this clone body, which serves as the host for his spirit, can't [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Palpatine resided in a clone body!

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Palpatine resided in a clone body!

One of the big questions that many people had after watching The Rise of Skywalker was this: how did Palpatine return? What we knew from the film is that Palpatine actually did die ("I have died before," he tells Kylo), and that Resistance historian Beaumont Kin mentions dark science and cloning as possibilities And so, [...]

Every time we see Leia Organa use the Force on-screen in Star Wars!

Every time we see Leia Organa use the Force on-screen in Star Wars!

The Rise of Skywalker paid tribute to Leia Organa in a really cool way, forever immortalizing her as a Force ghost, as she is now one with the Force - along with her brother, Luke Skywalker, and her son, Ben Solo. But we've actually seen Leia use the Force in all but one of her [...]

Seven stories I would love to see now that the Star Wars sequel trilogy is over!

Seven stories I would love to see now that the Star Wars sequel trilogy is over!

The Star Wars sequel trilogy concluded recently with The Rise of Skywalker, and I'm hoping that means that Lucasfilm will slowly but surely begin to fill in the gaps of the trilogy by more storytelling. None of this is a criticism of the way they've handled things, because of course there are going to be [...]

Billie Lourd played Leia during that flashback scene in The Rise of Skywalker!

Billie Lourd played Leia during that flashback scene in The Rise of Skywalker!

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) do incredible visual effects work on Star Wars and other franchises, and that was certainly the case in The Rise of Skywalker. Recently, ILM released a video detailing some of their work on the film, and it's a fascinating look at the process. We get a chance to see a [...]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be released digitally on March 17!

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be released digitally on March 17!

The Rise of Skywalker is coming home next month! It was announced by Star Wars on Wednesday that the final film in the Skywalker saga will release on March 17 digitally, and on March 31 in 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD. Also releasing that day is The Skywalker Saga, a collection of the entire [...]

New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

Polygon today revealed that a brand new Star Wars novel is coming later this year about Poe Dameron, entitled Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Free Fall! The book will be written by Star Wars newcomer Alex Segura and is set to be released on August 4, 2020. Here's the official description for the novel that was [...]

Three familiar ships from Star Wars Resistance appeared in The Rise of Skywalker!

Three familiar ships from Star Wars Resistance appeared in The Rise of Skywalker!

At the end of The Rise of Skywalker, just when things are looking bleakest for the Resistance, Lando Calrissian arrives with reinforcements - people from across the galaxy. It's a heroic and triumphant moment, and included amongst the massive fleet that arrives at Exegol to face the Final Order are some very familiar ships to [...]

The Rise of Skywalker Visual Dictionary officially confirms that the First Order turned Ilum into Starkiller Base

The Rise of Skywalker Visual Dictionary officially confirms that the First Order turned Ilum into Starkiller Base

A longstanding theory that held tons of credence has finally been officially confirmed: Ilum was turned into Starkiller Base. In The Rise of Skywalker Visual Dictionary, written by Pablo Hidalgo, we read this: "Properly energized, kyber crystals create containment fields that hold and amplify power to incredible levels. The Empire controlled several kyber-rich worlds, funneling [...]