In the latest episode of The Mandalorian, "The Mines of Mandalore," a new droid entered the picture, with Din Djarin getting an astromech from Peli Motto on Tatooine. He initially journeyed to the planet in search of a memory chip for an IG droid, hoping to finish rebuilding IG-11. But that's the rare part that [...]
The Mandalorian: What the ending of “The Mines of Mandalore” means, and why it could be such a big deal for the series
The latest episode of The Mandalorian, "Chapter 18: The Mines of Mandalore", was an epic exploration of Mandalore and its culture through the lens of Din Djarin and Bo-Katan Kryze. It contained some thrilling moments, wrapped up some story threads, and hinted at plenty of others. One of the big questions exiting the episode is [...]
Star Wars: The Bad Batch: “The Outpost” review
Whenever The Bad Batch focuses on the clones, and Crosshair, you know it's going to be a great episode. And "The Outpost", the latest episode from the series, is no exception. In fact, I think it's one of the very strongest episodes yet for a show that really seems to be hitting its stride. It's [...]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 18 review!
The Mandalorian is back today, and it's a huge episode. Literally. After the season three premiere set up plenty of story threads, the second episode picks up on the biggest thread of them all, and does so in a major way. This episode was fantastic, and there's not really much I can say up front [...]
Star Wars films from Patty Jenkins, Kevin Feige are reportedly no longer in development
On Friday, April 7, Lucasfilm will kick off Star Wars Celebration Europe with the Lucasfilm Studio Showcase, in which they will highlight The Mandalorian, Andor, and more, and the company presumably will also announce upcoming theatrical films then as well. It has long been assumed, and has more recently been reported, that Lucasfilm will be [...]
Jon Favreau tries to clarify how long Grogu was with Luke, and why he’s back with the Mandalorian now
Shortly before The Mandalorian season 3 premiered, showrunner Jon Favreau created a stir amongst Star Wars fans by casually mentioning a timeline that caught pretty much everyone by surprise: he seemed to say that Grogu was actually training with Luke Skywalker for two years. His comments weren't entirely clear, so Variety attempted to find out [...]
Why is Mount Tantiss so significant?
At the end of the first season of The Bad Batch, we saw a brand new planet where the Empire brought the imprisoned Kaminoan scientist Nala Se for further cloning work. It seemed awfully familiar, and sure enough, the episode guide confirmed it: the location was Mount Tantiss, on the planet Weyland. That might not [...]
Who is Clone Commando Scorch in The Bad Batch?
The latest episode of The Bad Batch, "Metamorphosis," saw the return of Clone Commandos after they first appeared in the series toward the end of season one. One of the Commandos looked familiar, but in the credits of this most recent episode it was confirmed that this clone is, in fact, Scorch. But if you're [...]
Five important things we learned about the state of the galaxy in The Mandalorian season 3 premiere: Moff Gideon, Cara Dune, Bo-Katan, and more!
The season 3 premiere of The Mandalorian not only re-introduced us to the lovable Din Djarin and Grogu, but also re-introduced us to the state of the galaxy during this time period. A lot has changed, and this episode carries a lot of weight of storybuilding - some of which happens in major plot developments, [...]
Why those hyperspace creatures in The Mandalorian season 3 premiere are a really BIG deal
In the premiere episode of The Mandalorian, Din Djarin tells Grogu that part of being a Mandalorian is knowing how to explore the galaxy, and we see them doing just that. Their adventures in this one episode take them to several different planets, meaning that they spend a lot of time in their modified N1 [...]