Star Wars announces a number of new books relating to The Mandalorian!

Star Wars announces a number of new books relating to The Mandalorian!

Today, Star Wars made a number of exciting book announcements related to The Mandalorian, which are the first such books to be released alongside the hit show. There were a number of books unveiled, but a couple of the highlights that really stood out to me included The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One) by [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

The eight-part documentary series about the making of the first season of The Mandalorian wrapped up today, and though I'll review the series as a whole soon, I'll say what I've been saying since the beginning: it's one of the finest behind-the-scenes looks you'll find. That continued with the eighth episode of Disney Gallery: The [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

The seventh episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian shifts the focus to Ludwig Göransson and his fantastic score - and it just might be my favorite episode yet. Compared to the previous six episodes, this one takes a far more streamlined and narrow focus; only three people are interviewed (Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Göransson), [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 6 review: A glimpse at the process of making the show

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 6 review: A glimpse at the process of making the show

I'm a bit late on getting this article published, but episode six of the behind-the-scenes documentary of the making of The Mandalorian really focuses on the process of bringing the first ever live-action Star Wars show to life. Following a similar format as previous episodes, this one features interviews with some of the executives working [...]

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 [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 5 review: A look at the practical effects that brought the show – and the Child – to life

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 5 review: A look at the practical effects that brought the show – and the Child – to life

The fantastic behind-the-scenes look at the first season of The Mandalorian continued today with the fifth episode, which this time focused on the practical effects. Last week, if you remember, we got a look at the digital effects on the show, which were revolutionary, but don't make the mistake of thinking that the whole thing [...]

The Mandalorian gave us important context about Willrow Hood

The Mandalorian gave us important context about Willrow Hood

In The Empire Strikes Back, as the Empire takes over Cloud City and Lando Calrissian orders the people to evacuate, there's a character seen briefly running. In typical Star Wars fashion, this guy became the focus of a lot of attention. He's been named Willrow Hood, and he has garnered a following amongst Star Wars [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

George Lucas is one of the true innovators in the history of filmmaking, and the advances he made or pushed are numerous and legendary. There are some things that he wanted to do, however, that he wasn't able to - because he had to wait for the technology to catch up. "He always, always, was [...]

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

In a recent interview with SW Holocron Blog, Sam Witwer discussed a number of different aspects of Star Wars, including how Dave Filoni's live-action experience came in handy on the final arc of The Clone Wars: “Funny enough, Dave Filoni’s live action experience definitely played into this final arc, because this final arc is more [...]

Report: Timothy Olyphant is wearing Boba Fett’s armor in The Mandalorian… meaning he’s playing Cobb Vanth!

Report: Timothy Olyphant is wearing Boba Fett’s armor in The Mandalorian… meaning he’s playing Cobb Vanth!

It was recently reported that Timothy Olyphant will be appearing in the second season of The Mandalorian, but there were no details on his role. Well, today, Slashfilm's Peter Sciretta reports that Olyphant will wear Boba Fett's iconic armor in the show. But with Temuera Morrison reportedly portraying Fett, that means that Olyphant is playing [...]