Star Wars Prequel ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Is Masterfully Guided by Ewan McGregor

Star Wars Prequel ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Is Masterfully Guided by Ewan McGregor

Time may not heal all wounds, but it does sometimes allow one to overlook the bad in favor of the good. That’s certainly been the case with George Lucas’ Star Wars prequels, whose many shortcomings (The dialogue! The wooden acting! Jar Jar!) were rightfully ridiculed at the time, and yet now seem amusingly quaint and … Read more

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Obi-Wan KenobiImage: Lucasfilm There’s a moment early on in the first episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s two-part premiere that, while an astute observation about how the Jedi work as characters, it seems explicitly designed to be an explanation for why everything happens the way it does: Reva, the Sith Inquisitor known as Third Sister (Moses Ingram), … Read more

Ewan McGregor and wife Mary Elizabeth Winstead make first public appearance since getting married

Ewan McGregor and wife Mary Elizabeth Winstead make first public appearance since getting married

Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead made their first public appearance since tying the knot last month, at the Star Wars Celebration at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on Thursday. At the event, a number of the franchise’s projects were showcased to fans on hand, including Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Mandalorian, Andor, Willow, Ahsoka … Read more

New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

“We are moving on from the Skywalker snow,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. So no more Rey?Image: Lucasfilm Now that the Skywalker Saga is over, what exactly is The Star Wars movie? It’s a question LucasfilmPresident Kathleen Kennedy has been dealing with on a daily basis for years. Things on the streaming side are purging … Read more

Star Wars Series Grammar Rodeo Coming to Disney Plus, and the Franchise’s TV Future

Star Wars Series Grammar Rodeo Coming to Disney Plus, and the Franchise’s TV Future

Disney+ is becoming The Star Wars Channel, by the looks of a new vanity fair cover story laying out the future of the rebellion. While the streamer has announced upcoming series like andor, Ahsokaand The Mandalorian Season 3, we’ve gotten little in the way of current descriptions of these creations—until now. The biggest news, by … Read more

Star Wars’ TV Rebellion: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ ‘Ahsoka,’ and ‘Andor’ Rise

Star Wars’ TV Rebellion: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ ‘Ahsoka,’ and ‘Andor’ Rise

But that had been a selling point for him too. The character, later revealed to be named Din Djarin, is such a hard-line devotee to Mandalorian rules that he scrupulously keeps his helmet on in the presence of others. That means Pascal can sometimes play the role as a voice actor while a stand-in wears … Read more

20 Years Ago, ‘Attack Of The Clones’ Put ‘Star Wars’ On The Defensive

20 Years Ago, ‘Attack Of The Clones’ Put ‘Star Wars’ On The Defensive

Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman in ‘Star Wars Episode Two: Attack of the Clones’ Lucasfilm There’s a moment amid the incredibly busy finale for Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones during which our heroes (Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padmé Amidala) have found themselves captured and placed in a gladiator ring for what … Read more

Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary: ​​A Life Altering Milestone

Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary: ​​A Life Altering Milestone

A crop of Drew Struzan’s poster for Attack of the Clones.Image: Lucasfilm My life drastically changed the day I first saw Attack of the Clones. It was the first day the film opened, May 16, 2002, and I’d been awake a long time. The day before, May 15, I spent over 12 hours outside of … Read more

A Look Back At Conan The Barbarian At 40

A Look Back At Conan The Barbarian At 40

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Conan the Barbarian in John Milius’ film of the same namephoto: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment “That which does not kill us makes us stronger” is such an overworked cliché at this point that calling it trite would be understatement. just to watch Conan The Barbarian now, 40 years after its release on … Read more

I Fear the Volkswagen Scout Will Be a Cowardly Joke

I Fear the Volkswagen Scout Will Be a Cowardly Joke

No, I was not surprised to learn that Volkswagen plans to resurrect the Scout nameplate with electric pickup trucks and SUVs. We live in a world where the Ford Mustang is the V8 sports car and yet also, somehow, a five-door, all-wheel drive EV. Words mean nothing and we live on the worst timeline. There … Read more