Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Feature: With The Last Jedi, has Rian Johnson shown he can helm a full Star Wars trilogy?

December 19, 2017

This piece contains spoilers regarding Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi is here. Rian Johnson, writer and director of Brick, The Brothers Bloom and Looper, has been given the reins to the Star Wars empire. I met and dined with Johnson back a few years, and he was utterly lovely. Quiet, friendly, humble. […]

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Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (USA, 2017) is loaded with emotional battles to win and lose

December 13, 2017

With every new Star Wars film comes the obvious comparisons to its predecessors. Yes there are epic space battles between X-Wings and Tie Fighters. Yes there are wild twirling lightsaber fights. And most importantly there is the deep, spiritual and emotional journey of our characters (some more than others). These have always and will always […]

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Supanova Interview: Star Wars Puppeteer Brian Herring talks bringing BB-8 to life & The Han Solo Film!

November 8, 2017

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi on the verge of release, on the verge of madness and on the verge of probably breaking even more box office records, I got to speak to Brian Herring, famous Puppeteer who helped bring the lovable and adorable BB-8 to life on screen for the first time in Star […]

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A complete shot-by-shot breakdown of the Star Wars The Last Jedi D23 Behind-The-Scenes Reel

July 20, 2017

At Disney’s D23 Expo over the weekend, Lucasfilm unveiled a behind-the-scenes reel for this year’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi is the 8th “Episode” in the Star Wars franchise and is directed Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick). The behind-the-scenes video delivered a greater insight to how powerful Star Wars is on and off […]

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The first teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi trended worldwide across the Easter weekend

April 17, 2017

Currently the number one trending video worldwide on YouTube and attracting 25 million views in less than 72 hours, it’s safe to say that Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s first teaser trailer made its impact over the Easter weekend. And that number just takes into account the ONE official YouTube channel. The trailer had its […]

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EA officially announces Star Wars Battlefront II

March 29, 2017

Though its existence has been something of an open secret for a while now, Electronic Arts have formally announced the follow-up to their 2015 shooter Star Wars Battlefront. Moreover, Star Wars Battlefront II will have its first official showing at Star Wars Celebration 2017.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger calls Star Wars: The Last Jedi “A Perfect Chapter”

March 10, 2017

At Disney’s recent shareholders meeting, CEO Bob Iger spoke about the prospects of the Star Wars franchise. After relishing the success of The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which made a combined total of 3.1 billion USD at the box office, his attention has turned to Episode VIII The Last Jedi. After discussion about the momentous difficulty of toppling the success […]

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Star Wars Episode VIII finally has a title!

January 23, 2017

It’s the announcement that fans have been waiting months – nay, years – for. The title of the 8th chapter in the Star Wars saga, due out in December, has a title! Revealed on starwars.com this morning, the title will be The Last Jedi, which is accompanied by an uncharacteristically red Star Wars logo, indicating this […]

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