Things We Saw Today: The Star Wars: The Clone Wars Final Season Trailer is HERE!

Did you think we could really be “done” with Star Wars? Ha! Never. Before we’re even done savoring The Mandalorian and with the corpse of the Skywalker saga barely cold down in the chasm into which it fell (too dark?), we’re back with the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. And wow—it looks

Disney Has ‘Star Wars’ Decisions to Make Beyond Questions of Fan Service

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” closes the book on the Skywalker Saga and marks the end of an era for Lucasfilm, the company that series creator George Lucas founded almost five decades ago. It also marks seven years under Disney, a period defined by big box-office successes, creative struggles, and a major role in

Underwater proves Kristen Stewart is more than ready to be a bonafide action star

In some ways, it’s ironic that Sigourney Weaver’s star-making performance as Lieutenant Ellen Ripley in Alien has become synonymous with “badass heroine.” After all, a big part of what makes Weaver so effective in the role is she’s doing the antithesis of action-star posturing. She makes Ripley unsure of her… Read more… Source link

The first Star Wars is still the weirdest trip to the galaxy far, far away

Sometime after George Lucas’ 1977 Star Wars had become the highest-grossing movie of all time, Francis Ford Coppola told Lucas that he should just go ahead and start his own religion. “I remember Francis saying, ‘With religion, you really have power,’” Lucas remarked years later. Lucas demurred. Maybe he realized that… Read more… Source link

Things We Saw Today: The Federation Has Become “Isolationist” in Star Trek: Picard

A new profile of Jean-Luc Picard himself, Sir Patrick Stewart, provides us with juicy new information about CBS All-Access’s upcoming Star Trek: Picard as well as Stewart in a stunning red suit. What more could we ask for? Although many of the finer details about Star Trek: Picard are still under wraps, the Variety cover story on

Jon M. Chu Urges Disney+ to Make Rose Tico ‘Star Wars’ Series With Kelly Marie Tran

The many “Star Wars” fans outraged over how “The Rise of Skywalker” sidelines Kelly Marie Tran’s Resistance member Rose Tico should be thrilled with Jon M. Chu. The “Crazy Rich Asians” director has taken to social media to personally lobby for Rose Tico to get her own Disney+ original series. The “Star Wars” universe already

‘Star Wars’ Vs. ‘Cats’: How to Resolve December’s Biggest Pop Culture Showdown

Just when 2019’s movie offerings couldn’t get more complicated, the end of the year has brought a pop culture showdown for the ages: On the one hand, J.J. Abrams’ conclusive “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is far larger event movie than “Cats,” Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the outlandish Andrew Lloyd Webber show. But both

Is The Rise Of Skywalker a satisfying conclusion to the new Star Wars trilogy?

For our final week of Film Club this year, we have three new installments for you. First up, our critics A.A. Dowd and Katie Rife sit down for a spoiler-free discussion of the fraught, overstuffed final chapter of the new Star Wars trilogy, The Rise Of Skywalker.  Read more… Source link

Will ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ and ‘Cats’ Box Office Be Immune to Reviews?

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and “Cats” open this pre-Christmas Friday. Rarely have two high-profile films opened head to head, particularly for Disney juggernauts — they’ve either scared off other openers, or saw only calibrated counterprogramming. The “Skywalker” date makes perfect sense for the calendar-obsessed Disney, while choosing to go a few days in

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review: A Rousing, Jam-Packed Finale Sure to Spark Debate for Years to Come

***Spoiler-free review, but if you want to remain pure of mind entirely, you should perhaps stay off the Internet for the next few days*** Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is objectively a good Star Wars film. If you’re a Star Wars fan who’s not Extremely Online, that’s pretty much all that you need to know. If,