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[FANTASTIC FEST] "Knives Out" - Rian Johnson Slays the Whodunit (Non-Spoiler Review)

"Knives Out" is the Most Rian Johnson of Rian Johnson Murder Mysteries

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was Johnson’s grand deconstruction and subversion of the themes and tropes of the entire Star Wars franchise Now Knives Out is his stab at the country house murder mystery.I always felt a certain sense of detachment in Johnson’s movies He’s obviously well-versed in literature, movie history and genre[...]

Beautiful Art of Mark Hamill's Favorite 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Moment

Like this beautiful and heartbreaking piece from Karen Hallion of Luke Skywalker kissing General Leia's head from the Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene.The piece will be available for purchase during SWCC (Star Wars Celebration Chicago), and can be pre-ordered here.And, as it turns out, it's someone named Mark Hamill's favorite moment from Star Wars: The Last[...]

Rotten Tomatoes Revamps Site Following 'Captain Marvel' Review Bomb

Following the ongoing "review bombing" trend that started on the site with a group of users attempt to "ruin" such box office record breaking films as Star Wars: The Last Jedi  and Black Panther, RT has decided to remove certain functions in an effort to preserve the purpose of the site.In an editorial posted to RT's homepage,[...]

Rian Johnson's Heartfelt 'The Last Jedi' Thanks, 1 Year Later

In case you didn't realize, a friendly reminder that it's been a year since Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit theaters [and the fandom] with all the impact of a speederbike into a tree on Endor.[caption id="attachment_959375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Rian Johnson at the 44th Annual Saturn AwardsPhoto by Editorial credit: Eugene Powers /[/caption]There are[...]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Director to Angry Star Wars Fans: "Go to Therapy"

Gunn's sentiments were in response to comments Gunn received after he tweeted a link to a news story about Jar Jar Binks actor Ahmed Best revealing that he considered suicide after the backlash to Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.More recently, actress Kelly Marie Tran was forced off social media by fan harassment in response to[...]

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Jar Jar Binks Actor Considered Suicide After Star Wars Prequel Backlash

Recent harassment against the cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi by entitled manbabies might seem like a horrifying recent development, but though it's definitely horrifying, it's actually not all that new Ahmed Best, who played Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels, took to Twitter to reveal that backlash against the films, and[...]

A Box Office Story: Solo's Numbers So Low, It Didn't Even Beat Justice League

Solo was originally predicted to make up to $170 million in North America alone for the four-day weekend. dismal showing for Solo follows the controversial Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which was the subject of much comment section and internet forum griping despite making $1.3 billion at the box office Unlike that film, which was[...]

American Horror Story Season 8 Brings Billie Lourd Back to the Future

She recently reprised her role as Lieutenant Connix from Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the film's sequel, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.Deadline Hollywood [caption id="attachment_850541" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: FX[/caption]Actress Billie Lourd is set to go back to the future, returning to the twisted universe of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story for season 8. Lourd will join[...]

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Rian Johnson Talks About the Planning Stages for His Star Wars Trilogy

I'm trying to capture: what is that, if it's not iconography that we recognise, necessarily, from the original trilogy? What captures that spirit? What can be that for a kid who's never heard of Star Wars? It's getting back to the very fundamental questions of what makes this what it is."As for Star Wars: The[...]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Laura Dern Says Admiral Holdo Was Force Sensitive

One of those characters is apparently Admiral Holdo in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Laura Dern spoke to Entertainment Weekly about the history of her character and revealed that Holdo had a connection to the Force. “In their minds, and in their understanding of the origin story, we know that she was a true rebel in[...]

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Mark Hamill Can't Bring Himself to Watch That Final Scene with Carrie Fisher

For fans of the late Carrie Fisher, watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi is really hard It's even harder when watching the documentary, The Director and the Jedi, and seeing Mark Hamill and Fisher act out the scene where the Skywalker twins reunite It's hard for fans to watch, but it's nearly impossible for Hamill[...]

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Mark Hamill Wants Luke Skywalker to Be a Spooky Force Ghost

"No one is ever really gone" was the line to remember from Star Wars: The Last Jedi There is a certain important person who is now gone in the Star Wars universe, and that is Luke Skywalker as played by the legendary Mark Hamill But since no one is ever really gone, and the idea[...]

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[#SXSW] What We Learned from Twitter's The Last Jedi Panel

[Editor's Note: This Last Jedi-centric piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool correspondent Brandon Wainerdi from SXSW 2018.] I am currently writing this in a Starbucks in Georgetown, Texas. Only 30 miles outside of Austin, the pressure kept building in my head as I sped back home, so much so that I had to finally pull […]

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Mark Hamill Getting Emotional When Seeing Yoda is All of Us Too

It all turned out alright if you ask me, and the two seem to be on great terms now.Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits streaming services tomorrow, while the Blu-ray hits stores on March 27th. Mark Hamill is a hero to a large number of us for many reasons, but chief among them is how[...]