The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

With the Skywalker Saga and The Clone Wars both having recently wrapped up, it feels in many ways like the first chapter of the Disney Star Wars era has concluded. And while there's a cynical group of fans who will ridicule the era, it has been the golden era of Star Wars, with an incredibly [...]

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

Apparently J.J. Abrams considered bringing Palpatine back in The Force Awakens

At Star Wars Celebration last year, when it was first revealed that Sheev Palpatine would be returning in The Rise of Skywalker, Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy said that the idea had been in the works for a long time. Apparently a recent interview that Roger Guyett, the film's visual effects supervisor, did with Cinefex revealed [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

Now that the sequel trilogy has concluded, we're finally getting a lot more clarity as to the timeline of what was happening in-between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, particularly as it pertains to the events and characters of the sequel trilogy. Thankfully, Pablo Hidalgo's Visual Dictionary for The Rise of Skywalker places [...]

J.J. Abrams was inspired by Rian Johnson to take a more daring approach in The Rise of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams was inspired by Rian Johnson to take a more daring approach in The Rise of Skywalker

When J.J. Abrams directed The Force Awakens, he delivered a very fun and welcome introduction to the sequel trilogy, but the criticism he faced was that it was too similar to A New Hope. Rian Johnson, meanwhile, did things in The Last Jedi we've never seen before in a Star Wars film, and his daring [...]

The Rey “Age of Resistance” issue shows some incredible and touching conversations between Rey and Leia

The Rey “Age of Resistance” issue shows some incredible and touching conversations between Rey and Leia

The Age of Resistance comic issue about Rey is far from my favorite in the series, but it nonetheless featured what might just be my favorite moment from these Age of Resistance issues. Let's take a look at a summary of the issue, then I'll dive into my review. SUMMARY: The issue ends with a [...]

Bob Iger addresses George Lucas’s frustration and disappointment with The Force Awakens

Bob Iger addresses George Lucas’s frustration and disappointment with The Force Awakens

Disney CEO Bob Iger has done an incredible job of growing the Walt Disney brand, and he put that story and wisdom learned into a new book, released today, entitled "The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company". I haven't gotten a chance to read it [...]