NOTE: While this is a review of The Last Jedi, it does not contain any spoilers regarding plot or characters. However, the tone and atmosphere are discussed at length. If you wish to remain 100% spoiler-free, feel free to come back and read this review after you have seen the film.
USA Today has posted an all-new image of Luke Skywalker from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, along with a behind-the-scenes video featuring Rian Johnson, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher. There are a few things we’ve not seen before in the video, so if you’re avoiding any possible spoilers consider yourself warned.
Check out the image and video below:
Laura Dern, who plays Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, dropped by The Ellen Show to discuss her role in the upcoming release — Well, the tiny bit she can actually reveal. She also shared an all-new image of her character, and talked about working with the legendary Carrie Fisher.
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The more things change, the more things stay the same. Aside from the fact I never have been a huge fan of using such a vague word as “thing[s]”, I always have been rather amazed at the truth behind this simple adage. Shouldn’t it stand to reason that change brings about … well, change … thus “things” don’t stay the same? Isn’t that what change is all about?
Yet, we’re all human. Since that is the case, human nature, emotions, preferences come into play, and each of those facets of our beings will affect how adaptable – or resistant to change – we are. Getting philosophical on you I seem to be but this line of thinking popped into my head – quite naturally – when I sat down to write the second installment in my series about Star Wars’ female fan base. From a certain point of view, change has occurred. Read more
GQ has been lavishing some kind attention toward the leading men of Star Wars recently. British GQ named Mark Hamill their Icon of the Year, and now Harrison Ford is featured in a cover story for GQ in their latest issue. He discusses his return to the role of Rick Deckard in Blade Runner 2049, returning to Indiana Jones, Star Wars, flying, family, and more.
You can read the full interview here. A few Star Wars-related highlights can be found below:
The New York Times is featuring an interview with Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. You can read the entire interview here, but we’ll share a few highlights below that give you a general overview of what Star Wars means to him, and his feelings about working in the galaxy far, far away. We are avoiding anything potentially spoilery here, but be aware of the possibility of spoilers if you read the entire interview.
Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly revealed exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi covers featuring Luke Skywalker and Rey, as well as a plethora of new images. These were just a taste of The Last Jedi coverage in the special fall movie preview issue scheduled for release this Friday. In addition, several features have been released online, and the latest turns its gaze to Carrie Fisher. The Last Jedi will be the last we see of Princess Leia in the films, and by all accounts she turned in a memorable performance.
Here are a few highlights from EW.com:
On the heels of the release of the amazing behind-the-scenes video for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, character posters are here! The General — she’ll always be royalty to us! — Finn, and Rey are the first to be revealed. Should more be released, this post will be updated. For now, enjoy!
**UPDATED** to add Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, and Poe Dameron.
Today, during a ceremony at the D23 Expo, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher officially became Disney Legends. Of course, Star Wars fans have always known they were legends. Still, it’s a thrill to see them recognized with the highest honor Disney can bestow. Disney CEO, Bob Iger, introduced both honorees. Sadly, Billie Lourd could not be there to accept the award on her mother’s behalf, but she did send a letter which was read to the audience by Mr. Iger.
You can see both heartwarming presentations below:
The nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced earlier today, and Star Wars received nods in two categories. Star Wars Rebels and The Star Wars Show have one nomination each in the categories of children’s programming and short-form variety series. Of special note, Carrie Fisher has also received a posthumous nomination for her guest role in the Amazon Studios series Catastrophe.
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