Hera took center stage in the midseason finale of Star Wars Rebels, which may be season four’s best episode so far. Click to banner below to read the full review!
Thrawn, Rukh, and the Empire took a week off with “Crawler Commandeers.” Instead, the rebels had to deal with the Mining Guild and a slippery Trandoshan voiced by Star Wars animation veteran Seth Green. That may sound like the recipe for a filler episode, but “Crawler Commandeers” was a pleasant surprise. Click the banner below to read the full review!
Rukh is officially canon! The Heir to the Empire favorite made his Star Wars Rebels debut in “Kindred.” Click the banner below for the full review.
No, we didn’t forget about Star Wars Rebels. It’s been a while since the last Rebels Reviews, and you can thank flu season and an overstuffed non-JTA schedule for the delay. To make up for that, we’re going to have a Rebels Review marathon. Let’s begin with the doubleheader of “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender.” Click the banner below to read the full review!
Aayla Secura made her Star Wars: The Clone Wars debut in “Jedi Crash.” This underrated season one episode is probably more fun than you remember. Click the banner below to read the full review!
I have good news and bad news. The good news is that we have another Star Wars: The Clone Wars review for you. The bad news is that the episode heavily features Jar Jar Binks, and he isn’t even voiced by Amed Best. Click the banner below to read the full review!
The latest two-part episode of Star Wars Rebels featured the return of Saw Gerrera and several Rogue One connections. Click the banner below to read the full review.
JTA’s look back at Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues with our review of “Dooku Captured.” This episode is notable for introducing the world to Hondo Ohnaka. Click the banner below to read the full review!
It’s the beginning of the end. Star Wars Rebels is back for its fourth and final season. The hourlong season premiere saw Sabine and the rebels return to Mandalore. Click the banner below to read the full review!
We’re back! After an extended hiatus, JTA’s look back at Star Wars: The Clone Wars is resuming. We’ll be reviewing every episode of the series in chronological order and we’re picking up right where we left off with the season one episode “Lair of Grievous.” Click the banner below to read the full review!
EA has released a new trailer that showcases Battlefront II’s highly anticipated single player campaign. Not only does the game look gorgeous, but it offers an intriguing glimpse into the mind of an Imperial soldier and the state of the galaxy after the events of Return of the Jedi. Click through to see Iden Versio and Inferno Squad in action!
A familiar face is returning in next episode of Star Wars: Rebels. “In the Name of the Rebellion: Parts One and Two” airs next Monday and will feature the return of Saw Gerrera, once again voiced by Forest Whitaker. Saw isn’t the only returning character though, Mon Mothma is back as well. Lucasfilm has sent out a press release and clip previewing the latest episode. Click through for more!
Forces of Destiny returned with a half-hour television special earlier this month. The special mixed existing material with four brand new micro-episodes. Click through to read our review of the first Forces of Destiny television special!
The return of Star Wars Rebels is almost here! The fourth and final season will debut on Monday, October 16th. Lucasfilm has sent out a press release previewing the highly anticipated premiere and a new video that recaps the first three seasons. Click through to find out more!
In the lead up to the new trailer, StarWars.com has revealed the theatrical poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Click through to check it out! What do you think? How does it compare to previous posters? Let us know!
Good news, everyone! In case you missed the Battlefront II beta or if you just can’t get enough of it, EA has extended the beta’s availability until October 11th. The event was supposed to end today, but this extension gives fans two more days of gameplay. If you haven’t played the beta yet, what are you waiting for? It’s a blast!
Are you patiently waiting for the new Last Jedi trailer? Well, this isn’t the trailer but AMC recently revealed some interesting information about the film. AMC has listed the run time for The Last Jedi at two hours and thirty minutes. If their listing is correct, The Last Jedi is the longest Star Wars film to date. Currently, Attack of the Clones is the longest film in the saga with a run time of two hours and twenty-two minutes.
Ahsoka, Yoda, and Anakin return in the latest episode of Forces of Destiny. Click through to watch and discuss Episode 11: Teach You, I Will.
I rarely ever read Star Wars novels and even I’m excited about Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View. The latest release from Del Rey will hit shelves October 3rd. The book is made up of forty short stories that reimagines a moment from the original film through the eyes of various background and supporting characters. For example, Paul Dini wrote a story titled “Added Muscle” which focuses on Boba Fett. To make things even more enticing, Jon Hamm(!) will portray Boba Fett in the audio book version. USA Today has an exclusive excerpt from Dini’s story, check it out! You can pre-order From a Certain Point of View right here .
Lucasfilm has announced that Star Wars Forces of Destiny is returning with two half-hour television specials that will debut on Disney Channel this October. Click through to read the full announcement and watch a brand new trailer!
Lucasfilm has issued a press release that reveals the schedule for upcoming fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels. We’ll be getting back to back episodes, a new night, and multiple airings. Click through to check out the full press release!
Today we are releasing the final installment in Tomas Pueyo Brochard’s series of guest posts focusing on the Star Wars Rings. In this post, Tomas turns his attention to Rey and how the Star Wars Rings may help us predict where her story is going. Once again, we would like to thank Tomas for taking the time to write this thought provoking series. Don’t forget to check out his new book, The Star Wars Rings! Click through to read the final installment!
Tomas Pueyo Brochard, author of The Star Wars Rings, is back with part two in a series of guest posts that focus on the Star Wars Rings how they thread a storyline across three generations of Jedi in Anakin, Luke, and Rey. Today, he focuses on Luke Skywalker’s ring and what it might mean for his story moving forward. Click through to read the latest guest post from Tomas!
Colin Trevorrow’s dismissal from Star Wars: Episode IX has left Lucasfilm and Kathleen Kennedy searching for a replacement, and it looks like they may turn to a familiar face. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rian Johnson and J.J. Abrams are the top choices to replace Trevorrow. Furthermore, their sources indicate that continued issues with the script led to the Trevorrow’s dismissal. At the moment, Rian Johnson seems like the most likely candidate. Johnson is a well respected writer and may be better suited to finish the script. The word is that Johnson was a perfect fit for The Last Jedi and had a seamless working relationship with Lucasfilm. It makes sense that Lucasfilm would want to work with him again. What do you think about the possibility of Rian Johnson or J.J. Abrams returning to direct Episode IX? Let us Know!
Today we are releasing the first in series of guest posts from author Tomas Pueyo Brochard. Tomas’ new book, The Star Wars Rings, will be available on September 19th. In this series, Tomas will explore the Star Wars Rings and how they thread a storyline across three generations of Jedi in Anakin, Luke, and Rey. Click through to read the first guest post from author Tomas Pueyo Brochard which is focused on Anakin Skywalker!
Marcia Lucas, who won an Oscar for editing the first Star Wars, has rarely talked about her experience working on the film or her relationship with her ex-husband George Lucas. Many have pointed out her importance during the early days of the saga and that her contributions remain underappreciated. Athena Studios interviewed Marcia, along with Emmy-winning editor Duwayne Dunham, at the 40th Anniversary ILM reunion in May. In the interview she talks about Star Wars, George, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and more. Click through to watch the full interview!
The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels will be here before you know it. In meantime, the Blu-ray release of Star Wars Rebels season three has arrived. It’s the perfect opportunity to revisit some of the series’ best episodes. Click through for our full review!
Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire) was among the most exciting cast members to join the still untitled Han Solo film. Unfortunately, the actor revealed in an interview with Deadline that his role has been cut from the film. Williams told Deadline, “When Ron Howard got hired to finish out the film, there were some reshoot issues that needed to be done in regards to my character, in order for it to match the new direction which the producers wanted Ron to carry the film in.” Williams is currently filming The Red Sea Diving Resort in South Africa and was unavailable for the reshoots. Instead of pushing back the Han Solo film to accommodate his schedule, Williams’ role was cut altogether. His character was described as “half-human, half-animal.” Head over to Deadline to read the full interview!
The Hollywood Reporter recently broke the news that the long rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone film is finally in development. Click through to read our breakdown of this news and our thoughts on the future of the standalone films.
EA has released a new trailer that features gameplay from the Starfighter Assault game mode in Battlefront II. The gameplay shown in the trailer spans every era and revealed new locations including Ryloth. Listen closely to the Ryloth portion of the footage, that sounds a lot like Matt Lanter and Ashley Eckstein to me. Could Anakin and Ahoska be among the playable heroes in Battlefront II? Check out the trailer!
The latest animated Star Wars series, Forces of Destiny, debuted last month. The first eight episodes of the micro-series have been released so far. Now that the Forces of Destiny figures have begun to show up at retail, we thought this would be the perfect time to review the latest animated expansion of the saga. Click through to read our overall thoughts on the series and in-depth reviews of the first eight episodes.
Earlier this week, Disney announced plans to launch their own streaming service in 2019. The new service would include existing content and original programming, following the Netflix model. Disney has opted to end it’s existing distribution deal with Netflix. Beginning with their 2019 releases such as Toy Story 4, Disney’s proposed streaming service will be home to all upcoming Disney movies. While this deal will include Disney’s live action and animated films and upcoming Pixar releases, the company’s Star Wars and Marvel films were not mentioned. According and to a report from TechCrunch, Disney CEO Bob Iger said they are still considering how to integrate Marvel and Lucasfilm titles and that they may launch their own standalone streaming services. What do you think about the possibility of an all Star Wars streaming service? Would you pay for a one stop shop for Star Wars content? Let us know!
Entertainment Weekly continued their coverage of The Last Jedi by focusing on Leia’s role in the film, her relationship with Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron, and Carrie Fisher’s legacy. Click through for more!
The Star Wars Show announced that John Powell will score the upcoming Han Solo Film. Powell is a composer known for films such as How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek, and the Jason Bourne franchise. He received an Oscar nomination for his work on How to Train Your Dragon. Powell is just the the third composer to score a live action Star Wars film. If you are familiar with Powell’s work, what do you think about this announcement? Let us know!
Over the weekend, EA released a new video that offered a behind the scenes look at the story of Battlefront II. The video also introduces the members of Inferno Squad and features gameplay from the campaign. Check it out! Full Story
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