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Rian Johnson Hopes Star Wars: The Last Jedi Will Give “Emotional Satisfaction” To Carrie Fisher’s Fans

17 July 2017 8:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

There’s no escaping it – the death of Carrie Fisher is a loss that will be felt deeply by large swathes of Star Wars fans for as long as Disney makes new films set in that galaxy far, far away. Indeed, it’s the ongoing rebooted franchise that makes her sudden absence so keenly felt by so many people. For the time being, this weight is being shouldered for the most part by director Rian Johnson who, by virtue of nothing more than tragic circumstance, finds himself at the helm of Leia Organa’s last movie – Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Organa – once a Princess, now a General – is a legend of cinema, and an icon of Star Wars lore. She’s a talisman held closely by generations of audience members, and she’s one of the core team members from the very beginning of George LucasStar Wars adventure, »

- Sarah Myles

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The Top 25 Box Office Blockbusters of the 21st Century

13 July 2017 7:45 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

No subjective “best” list here, this one is based on stats. As the 21st century turns 16, we’ve got the 25 biggest-grossing domestic blockbusters to date.

Check the stunning list below, which is unlike any previous period in movie business history. (We’re using adjusted totals to account for changing ticket prices. Box Office Mojo’s top 200 all-time adjusted list is here.) Here’s what we learned by doing the numbers:

The 21st Century Has Delivered Many of the Biggest Hits in History

25 of the 100 all-time biggest-grossing films have come from the first 16 years of this century. 1984 to 2000, the era that perfected the modern blockbuster and mass release of movies, brought 17. So the 21st century has been an era of major hits.

But oddly, the first current-century films on the all-time-grossers list places #11: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” And “Avatar” is #14. (This is where adjusting becomes essential — unadjusted, the ten »

- Tom Brueggemann

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Great Job, Internet!: This full-length remake of Revenge Of The Sith is charmingly shitty

10 July 2017 9:44 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

There are many good projects that can be completed over five days. You could completely clean out your garage, or start a garden. You could read a book or two, or make serious headway on starting one. You could beat a game you’d been putting off forever. If you have four friends, some facility with After Effects, and access to an enormous house, you could hit your friends with sticks and shit in an almost shot-for-shot remake of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith.

It’s not the full thing, which clocks in at (ugh) two hours and 20 minutes, but it’s surprisingly comprehensive and maybe a little tighter, using John Williams’ original score with new vocal performances and sound effects. The fight scene against Count Dooku is supplemented with cartoony kung-fu thwacks; since there are only five actors, many roles are played by the same »

- Clayton Purdom

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Last Jedi Leak Reveals New Friend for R2-D2?

8 July 2017 9:34 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Has Star Wars: The Last Jedi gone to the birds? That's the rumor that's been circling for some months now. But what exactly are these birds and what do they have to do with R2-D2? A new fan-rendered sketch shows off a scene that is expected to be a favorite. Though it is just a fleeting moment of whimsy and humor.

Making Star Wars has this latest rumor, and they have been pretty accurate so far with their set leaks. One of the things they've often reported on is the Porgs of Ahch-To. These are referred to as sacred birds that inhabit Luke Skywalker's Jedi exile planet. They are said to have a nest with at least a dozen newborn hatchlings inside. The latest news is that Chewbacca and R2-D2 get a few fun moments with these water fowl before whiney Kylo Ren and his Knights show up to ruin the party. »

- MovieWeb

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Fan Imagines Obi-Wan Kenobi Spinoff as Spaghetti Western (Photo)

28 June 2017 9:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

We still haven’t gotten word of an official “Star Wars” Obi-Wan Kenobi spinoff film, even though Ewan McGregor has said multiple times that he’d be on board. In order to quell the anticipation for this movie that isn’t going to happen yet, check out this fan poster of what a potential Obi-Wan movie could look like. In an alternate universe far far away, George Miller (“Mad Max”) directed a spaghetti western that tells the story of what happened to the Jedi mentor between “Revenge of the Sith” and “A New Hope,” before McGregor aged into Alec Guiness. »

- Carli Velocci

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Great Job, Internet!: Anakin versus Obi-Wan, now with 100 percent more Pitbull

27 June 2017 10:49 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

If someone were to make a list of all the things that could be done to improve the Star Wars prequels, replacing the score with modern pop music would likely be nowhere near the top. In fact, some might say John Williams’ arrangements are among the few redeeming qualities of those three films, and that altering them in any way would be a fool’s errand. But this fan-made mashup is making a pretty good case that what the final act of Revenge Of The Sith really needed was some blaring Miami reggaeton courtesy of Mr. Worldwide himself.

https://kanjiklubs.tumblr.com/post/155277620326

Using Pitbull’s 2014 track “Fireball” and some slick editing tricks, Tumblr user and Star Wars fan Kanjiklubs transformed the epic duel between master and apprentice into what it was always meant to be: a fun, tightly choreographed dance party between two friends on the volcanic »

- Dan Neilan

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Jar Jar Binks Really Wants to Be in the Han Solo Movie

25 June 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, LucasFilm made the jaw-dropping announcement that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will no longer be at the helm of Han Solo: A Star Wars Story, with just three weeks left of production. Just a few days later, Ron Howard was confirmed to step in and take their place, and today a new parody video reveals that one of the most hated characters in the Star Wars universe, Jar Jar Binks, wants to use this opportunity of a new director stepping in to put him in the movie and start a comeback for the character. Thankfully, this is only a parody, and it will not likely happen for real.

Funny or Die debuted a new video that features an individual disguised through a silhouette that is calling for the return for Jar Jar Binks in the new Han Solo Star Wars movie. Most discerning fans will realize right »

- MovieWeb

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‘Star Wars: Darth Vader #1′ Review

23 June 2017 7:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Written by Charles Soule | Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli | Published by Marvel Comics

When the previous Darth Vader series ended it was somewhat of a surprise. Story wise it made sense however it is not common for Marvel to stop a series that is so finically successful. Of course, it was only a matter of time until it returned as now we are seeing a new team take over the character. Charles Soule brings the book back to the very beginning as this opens in the famous final moments of ‘Revenge of the Sith with everyone’s favorite ‘Noo!!” cry. Perhaps Soule wanted to start as a down note to lower expectations from the start.

Kieron Gillen made the previous series work by building a strong supporting class around Darth Vader. Vader may be the most famous villain in movie history, but in all honesty, he is not the most dynamic character in the world. The more you see of him the less effective he works as a character. He is like the shark in Jaws.  The possibility of his presence is enough to capture emotion and propel excitement. What Charles Soule is doing with this series is asking how exactly did he get to that point.

Here Vader does not even have his trusty lightsaber. Quickly though we see Vader does not need his toys to be a major threat. This leads to a first issue that works well as a piece of entertainment. Those who prefer their Vader being a badass will get their wish. Looking at the general story there is not much there. It was basically the first level of a video game that is specifically designed to allow you to learn the moves. Now that Soule has gotten some practice he can hopefully move to some more complex maneuvers in future issues.

Thankfully Giuseppe Camuncoli’s art stays away from the photo referencing that has plagued these Star Wars books in the past. His Emperor may look a little strange, but outside of that, it is a gorgeous looking book. The Star Wars comics look best when you have high-quality cartooning that is not attempting to simply recreate actors faces. By default, when Darth Vader is your main character you avoid that issue without much effort. We are finally finding out how Darth Vader became Darth Vader. The only question is if that is a story worth telling.

***½  3.5/5

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 is out now from Marvel Comics »

- Dan Clark

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Rachel Bilson Is Worried Daughter Briar Will Freak Out When She Learns Dad Hayden Christensen Is Darth Vader

16 June 2017 11:15 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen‘s daughter is still too young to understand what Mom and Dad do – and the actress hopes to keep it that way for a while.

“We’ll probably avoid that for as long as possible,” Bilson, 35, tells People in this week’s issue of introducing Briar Rose, 2½, to her and partner Christensen’s onscreen personas. “Especially because her dad is who he is.”

Christensen, 36, famously portrayed Anakin Skywalker – a.k.a. (spoiler alert!) Darth Vader – in Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.

“She might be like, »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Horror Highlights: Cavitycolors’ 5-Year Anniversary Enamel Pin, The Gracefield Incident, The Osiris Child

14 June 2017 9:25 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Although it may be hard to believe, it's already been five years since Cavitycolors started releasing eye-popping horror apparel, and they're celebrating this week with a special new enamel pin. In today's Horror Highlights, we also have a trailer and key art for The Gracefield Incident and details on Rlj Entertainment acquiring North American rights to The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume 1, starring Kellan Lutz.

Cavitycolors 5-Year Anniversary Pin: "June marks the 5 Year Anniversary of Cavitycolors, and we are celebrating with a very special Enamel Pin release this Thursday, June 15th at 5 Pm est! Set your reminders!

Back when me and Ricki started our brand in the extra bedroom of my mom's house in 2012, I could've never imagined that we'd be where we are today. Cavitycolors originally started as an outlet to release my personal art and prints, and over time, grew into collaborations with incredible new artists, and taking »

- Derek Anderson

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The Week in Star Wars – Leaked Star Wars: The Last Jedi art, Episode IX shooting details, Han Solo set video and more

10 June 2017 3:27 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Week in Star Wars returns after a few weeks’ absence (sorry about that) with updates on The Last Jedi, Episode IX, Han Solo and more…

We’ll kick things off this week with some big news from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, featuring some leaked artwork which shows off Snoke’s Royal Guards and the Gorilla Walkers. We won’t post them here in case you don’t want spoilers, but you can see the artwork here. We also posted some leaked Lego images which revealed Snoke’s new costume, which you can see here…

John Boyega is a rather active man on social media, and the the actor shared an image of Finn’s new blaster in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which you can see here…

…In some method acting news, Adam Driver said in his Vanity Fair interview that he avoided Mark Hamill on The Last »

- Luke Owen

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Joel Edgerton wants Star Wars return

10 June 2017 1:38 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having portrayed the character of Owen Lars is Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, actor Joel Edgerton has revealed that he’s keen for a return to the galaxy far, far away should Disney and Lucasfilm pull the trigger on the rumoured Obi-Wan Kenobi movie – and failing that, he’s open to taking on a different role.

“I like the idea that Uncle Owen is one of those guys who has done some super cool shit but has just never bragged about it,” Edgerton tells Business Insider. “My idea is that he could go out and have some adventure and then he comes back and slips back into that unassuming moisture farmer role. Everyone talks about Obi-Wan being super cool, Owen secretly knows that he was there, and he did some of the cool shit, too.”

“I saw [Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow] yesterday, »

- Gary Collinson

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Joel Edgerton Wants to Return as Uncle Owen in an Obi-Wan Movie

9 June 2017 12:29 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Wars is alive and very well, in case you hadn't noticed. Most of us are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Star Wars: The Last Jedi later this year, as well as the hopefully-coming-soon announcement of an Obi-Wan Kenobi anthology movie, which has been talked about an awful lot at this point. We know that Ewan McGregor is game, but now Joel Edgerton, who starred as Uncle Owen in the Star Wars prequels, also wants to come back for one of the many impending Star Wars Story spin-offs.

The actor recently spoke with Business Insider , about his new horror movie It Comes at Night. He talked a little bit about some ideas he has for the Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off movie and how he could possibly be involved. Here's what he had to say about.

"I like the idea that Uncle Owen is one of those guys who has done some »

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Joel Edgerton expresses interest in reprising his role as Owen Lars in a possible Obi-Wan project

9 June 2017 5:37 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Zehra Phelan

The pressure for Disney to develop an Obi-Wan movie after the roaring successes of the new batch of Star Wars offerings seems to be ramping up a gear or two of late, especially when you have the likes of Ewan McGregor showing their interest in reprising their roles if one emerges.

Related: Obi-Wan movie news

It hasn’t taken too long for another star in the form of Joel Edgerton to jump on the support wagon to make an Obi-Wan movie, one in which fans are calling to be the third in the spin-off anthology after Rogue One and the upcoming Han Solo movie. Edgerton briefly played the younger version of Uncle Owen in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In a recent interview with Business Insider Edgerton stated;

“I like the idea that Uncle Owen is one of those guys who has done »

- Zehra Phelan

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Joel Edgerton Wants In On The Obi-Wan Kenobi Spinoff, Would Also Play Boba Fett

8 June 2017 9:28 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After the smashing success of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, all eyes are on Disney to see where they take the spinoffs next. As great as the main saga entries are, there’s something especially exciting about these Anthology films, as they look to present audiences with characters and stories previously unexplored. And in a universe as vast as the one that surrounds Star Wars, there’s an absolute goldmine of material worthy of adaptation.

Up next, of course, is Han Solo, which promises to be another slam dunk for the studio, but after that, the future is a bit unclear. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said that the next spinoff will be announced this month, but to date, we still haven’t heard anything about it. If we had to guess though, Obi-Wan Kenobi might be about to get his chance in the spotlight, as fans have been »

- Matt Joseph

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Comic Book Review – Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

8 June 2017 3:32 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ricky Church reviews Star Wars: Darth Vader #1…

The most fearsome villain of all time returns with an all-new series! When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world…as Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith!

Of all the villains in pop culture, Darth Vader stands as one of the most memorable ever. He’s been an iconic figure for 40 years, though his backstory still has quite a few gaps. Beyond his turn to the Dark Side shown in Revenge of the Sith, we don’t know the full transition former Jedi Anakin Skywalker took to become the feared Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Charles Soule looks to fill in »

- Ricky Church

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Beast Kingdom releasing 501st Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper figures from Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

7 June 2017 12:13 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Diamond Comics and Beast Kingdom have revealed the upcoming Previews Exclusive 501st Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper action figures from Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, both of which are set to go on sale in late July, priced at around $59.00 apiece.

The Republic wants you… to go to your local comic specialty shop and pick up the new Diamond Comics and Beast Kingdom Previews Exclusive (Px) 501st Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper Action Figures.

You’ll find two new expertly crafted designs depicting two divisions from the Grand Army of the Republic from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith with the release of the new 501st Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper figures. The 501st Clone Trooper stands 6” tall in his textured blue and white armor, and comes with an interchangeable hand to receive hologram transmissions from Darth Sidious. The Shock Trooper also stands 6” tall »

- Amie Cranswick

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Star Wars Comic Reveals How Sith Lightsabers Are Made

7 June 2017 11:48 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It was previously revealed why Sith lightsabers are red. It's because the Kyber crystals inside of them are alive and they bleed. But how does a Sith go about constructing their lightsaber? That is a myth that is finally revealed and made part of the official Star Wars canon in a new Star Wars comic book. And it's just as ominous and evil as any fan can imagine. Basically, the Sith torture the living crystal, filling them with immense pain.

As any Star Wars fan worth their weight in action figures can attest, a Sith's lightsaber is always red. And that color comes from the Kyber crystal inside. While George Lucas didn't have any substantial backstory for this when he made A New Hope back in 1977, Disney is fully fleshing out this universe, and giving every minuscule thing a reason for existing. Where Lucas just thought it was cool for »

- MovieWeb

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"Darth Vader" - More Machine, Than Man

2 June 2017 7:04 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Marvel Comics' "Darth Vader" #1, available June 7, 2017, is written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Giuseppe Camuncoli, with covers by Jim Cheung, Mark Brooks, Adi Granov, Phil Noto, John Tyler Christopher and Skottie Young:

"...when 'Anakin Skywalker' fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi', he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that he once held dear, the one who was prophesized to bring balance to the 'Force' instead chose a darker path.

"Now, in a story set directly after the events of 'Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith', he must take his first steps into a darker world as...'Darth Vader', 'Dark Lord of the Sith'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek 'Darth Vader'...

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- Michael Stevens

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Preview of Marvel’s Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

2 June 2017 2:13 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel launches its new Star Wars: Darth Vader comic book this Wednesday, picking up the story of the Dark Lord of the Sith following the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith; check out a preview of the first issue here…

The most fearsome villain of all time returns with an all-new series! When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world…as Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith!

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 is out on June 7th, priced $4.99. »

- Amie Cranswick

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