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Star Wars Rebels Review - Legacy of Mandalore (S03E16)

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 25, 2017 at 04:44 PM ET |

Is it time to say goodbye to Sabine? Click through for the full review!

Rogue One Blu-ray Release Announced

Posted by Chuck | February 22, 2017 at 05:11 PM ET |

It's official! Rogue One comes home on Digital HD on March 4th and Blu-ray on April 4th. Click through for the full press release, bonus feature details, and trailer.

First Look At The Young Han Solo Film Cast

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 21, 2017 at 05:06 PM ET |

Lucasfilm has released the first photo of the cast of the upcoming young Han Solo film. Lucasfilm also announced that principle photography is now underway. In addition, the announcement confirmed that Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Westworld actress Thandie Newton (not pictured) have joined the cast. Head over to StarWars.com for all of the details!

French Title Reveal Of Episode VIII Confirms "Jedi" Is Plural

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2017 at 08:51 AM ET |

JTA reader Vincent M. alerts us to the French reveal of The Last Jedi movie title and it confirms that Jedi is indeed plural in this instance. Whether this is a misprint (possible but unlikely) or not remains to be seen, but at least it is plausible to believe that it refers to more than one Jedi now.The Independent has more infomation on this. This additional development can be found HERE,

UPDATE: The title of this film has been released in MANY languages today and all have Jedi as plural.

Star Wars Live-Action TV Show Finally Coming In 2018?

Posted by Paul | February 14, 2017 at 08:09 PM ET |

Movie Web is reporting that Star Wars: Underworld, a live-action television show that takes place between Episode III and Episode IV (and conceived by George Lucas) might very well come to pass finally (sometime in 2018). Check out the article.

The Force Awakens Takes Home A Grammy

Posted by Paul | February 12, 2017 at 08:44 PM ET |

The Force Awakens takes home a Grammy for best score. ComicBook.com has the story.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Is Leaving Netflix?

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 09, 2017 at 06:04 PM ET |

Bad news, everyone. Star Wars: The Clone Wars is set to leave Netflix on March 7th. It is currently listed as "Available Until 03/07/2017" on Netflix. Interestingly, the Clone Wars theatrical release is not set to expire and season six of The Clone Wars was originally a Netflix exclusive. Netflix occasionally posts the expiration date even though a new contract is already in place, but I wouldn't count on that being the case. JTA has been reviewing past seasons of The Clone Wars in chronological order and you can find all of those reviews right here.

Han Solo Film Casting Update

Posted by Mike_Taber | February 09, 2017 at 05:59 PM ET |

Variety is reporting that Pheobe Waller-Bridge, star of the critically acclaimed Amazon series Fleabag, is up for a key role in the Han Solo. Talks are reportedly still ongoing. Waller-Bridge's role would be CGI based and her character would fill a role similar to K2-SO or Chewbacca. Which is interesting because Chewbacca himself will have a major role in the film. If she gets the part, Waller-Bridge would join Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, and Emilia Clarke. Director Chris Miller announced on January 30th that filming has begun.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Bombad Jedi (S01E08)

Posted by Mike_Taber | January 29, 2017 at 01:55 PM ET |

It’s the Jar Jar Binks and C-3PO team up you always wanted! Click through for the full review!

Star Wars Rebels Review - Trials of the Darksaber (S03E15)

Posted by Mike_Taber | January 28, 2017 at 01:02 PM ET |

Star Wars Rebels just had the best episode of the season and it was entirely focused on Sabine. I’m as confused as you are. Click through for the full review!

Official Site Reveals Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Posted by Paul | January 23, 2017 at 11:19 AM ET |

It's official. Star Wars Episode VIII has an official title. StarWars.com has all the news you need on this!

The next episode in JTA’s look back at Star Wars: The Clone Wars wraps up the “R2-D2 is missing” storyline. Click through for the full review!

Star Wars Rebels Review - Warhead (S03E14)

Posted by Mike_Taber | January 21, 2017 at 03:26 PM ET |

After a supersized return to Geonosis that shined the light on Saw Gerrera, Star Wars Rebels shifted the focus to Zeb and the droids. Click through for the full review!

It’s time to take a look at “Downfall of a Droid.” Click through for the full review!

Star Wars Rebels Review - Ghosts of Geonosis (S03E12-E13)

Posted by Mike_Taber | January 14, 2017 at 02:46 PM ET |

Rogue One’s Saw Gerrera returned to Star Wars animation in “Ghosts of Geonosis.”  Click through for the full review!

StarWars.com Responds To Latest Princess Leia Organa Rumors

Posted by Paul | January 13, 2017 at 07:52 PM ET |

Apparently the rumor mill has gotten out of control regarding what will happen with Princess Leia's character in the upcoming Star Wars films that StarWars.com officially responds to the speculation.

Confirming an earlier report from Variety, Lucasfilm officially announced that Woody Harrelson has joined the upcoming young Han Solo film. Head over to StarWars.com to read the full announcement.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Rookies (S01E05)

Posted by Mike_Taber | January 08, 2017 at 04:40 PM ET |

Next up on our look back at Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the fan favorite episode “Rookies.” Click through to see why “Rookies” is one of most important episodes of the series! 

According to Variety, Woody Harrelson is in early talks to join the upcoming Han Solo standalone film as Han's mentor. Apparently Harrelson is the top choice for the role and the executives at Lucasfilm want a recognizable actor to play Han's mentor. Although I'm not very excited about the Han Solo film, Harrelson is certainly an intriguing addition to the cast. Let us know what you think about the addition of Han's mentor and Harrelson's potential involvement in the comments section.

Prior to their tragic passing, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds completed a documentary that chronicled their unique relationship and life together. Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds will premiere January 7th at 8:00pm on HBO.  If the early reviews are any indication, Bright Lights is a fascinating and touching look at the relationship between mother and daughter. During this difficult time, please keep Billie Lourd, Todd Fisher, and the rest of their family in your thoughts. I can't even begin to imagine what they are going through right now. Click here for the full story.

Star Wars: Rebels Season 3 Mid Season Premiere Trailer!

Posted by Paul | January 04, 2017 at 01:15 PM ET |

The Star Wars: Rebels Season 3 mid-season premiere trailer has dropped. Check it out!

Rank The Current Eight Star Wars Films

Posted by Paul | December 31, 2016 at 09:41 PM ET |

It's New Year's Eve, so I thought it would be fun for those of you who are home like me to rank the current Star Wars films. I got this idea from a friend on Facebook. So, on a scale of 1-10 (with 1 being the worst and 10 being absolutely perfect), rate all of the Star Wars movies by how well you liked them. Please keep additional comments as light as possible. For example:

Episode 1: Phantom Menace (1999) - 6
Episode 2: Attack of the Clones (2002) - 3
Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith (2005) - 7
Episode 4: A New Hope (1977) - 9
Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) - 7
Episode 6: Return of the Jedi (1983) - 10
Episode 7: The Force Awakens (2015) - 0
Rogue One (2016) - 8

Rebels Reactions discovered that Toys R Us is now offering a new poster previewing the second half of season three of Star Wars Rebels. The new poster prominently features a character from Rogue One. A big thanks to JTA reader SteveU for altering us to this news. Click through to find out which Rogue One character will be appearing on Star Wars Rebels

Padme and C-3PO are drawn into the fight as the Malevolence trilogy comes to a close with “Destroy Malevolence.” Click through for the full Review! We'll be taking a short break from our The Clone Wars reviews, but will be back after the new year with more! Stay tuned!

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Movies (Spoilers)

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 17, 2016 at 06:37 PM ET |

Rogue One has arrived! Click through for our full review. BEWARE: THIS REVIEW CONATINS FULL SPOILERS FOR ROGUE ONE.

Rogue One: Talk About The Film Right Here! SPOILERS!!!

Posted by Paul | December 15, 2016 at 09:43 PM ET |

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story officially opens on December 16th, but most hardcore fans around the world are seeing it on the many earlier screenings as we speak, and for the USA, tonight. If you are itching to discuss what you've seen then this is the page for you! We will be bringing you a full review of the movie in a few days (once we've had time to fully digest it after a few more viewings) to discuss the technical and analytical aspects of the film, but use this article to release your energy and excitement for the film. Feel free to discuss ANYTHING you want about it! Post your thoughts, comments, reviews, and every spoiler-ridden comment you've been dying to scream out from the top of your lungs. This is a spoiler-full safe zone! Team JTA is watching the movie RIGHT NOW, but you don't have to wait for us to get started with the fun!

Warning: Expect every last spoiler from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to be revealed here. You’ve been forewarned!

Star Wars Rebels Review - Visions and Voices (S03E11)

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 15, 2016 at 02:56 PM ET |

Darth Maul returned for the winter finale of Star Wars Rebels. Click through for the full review!

Warning! JTA Will Remain A Rumor And Spoiler Free Site For New Films

Posted by Paul | December 13, 2016 at 01:23 PM ET |

This is a "friendly" reminder to refrain from posting any insider knowledge, rumored plot points or any character development details surrounding Rogue One: A Star Wars Story until Saturday morning. If you waste your own time at various movie rumor sites that's your business, but don't ruin it for anyone else here including the staff at JTA. We know NOTHING about the film and want it that way. Last year someone posted "Han Solo dies!" the night before I was going to see the "Episode VII" film. I have yet to track down that youngling and cut him in two with my lightsaber. Ultimately, in the case of TFA it ended up not mattering at all since the film was so terrible. But we all have high hopes for this one. So, fair warning, if you post rumors, spoilers, plot points or anything other than what we have seen in the trailers, we can't guarantee what will become of your access here. Please help keep this film a surprise for those that want it a surprise. This is a major event, not an unboxing of Pops! Thank you in advance for abiding.

UPDATE: the only exception to this will be a special discussion thread open on Thursday evening (much how we did last year with The Force Awakens) which will be your sole place here at JTA to fully discuss the movie That is until our full review goes live.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Shadow of Malevolence (S01E03)

Posted by Chuck | December 11, 2016 at 05:02 PM ET |

Up next on our look back on Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the second part of the Malevolence trilogy, “Shadow of Malevolence.” Click through for the full Review

Star Wars Rebels Review - An Inside Man (S03E09)

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 08, 2016 at 07:02 PM ET |

Surprisingly, a return to Lothal reinvigorated a stagnant season of Star Wars Rebels. Click through for the full review.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story "Creature Featurette"

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 06, 2016 at 05:44 PM ET |

Rogue One is almost here! Not that you need another reason to be excited, but check out this behind the scenes look at the creatures of Rogue One. A lot of the new creatures and aliens in this video already feel like they belong in the Star Wars galaxy. That's something I wouldn't say about the majority of the creatures we saw in Maz Kanata's castle. I love the design of these new characters, but I hope we see some more familiar aliens as well. The new Mon Calamari look great and hopefully they aren't the only familiar face we see. Let's have some Rodians and Twi'leks walking around the streets of Jedha too. What do you think? What is your favorite Rogue One design so far? Let us know in the comment section!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Rising Malevolence (S01E02)

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 04, 2016 at 03:53 PM ET |

“Rising Malevolence” is the first episode in the three part Malevolence story arc from season one of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click through for the full Review!

Star Wars Rebels Review - The Wynkahthu Job (S03E09)

Posted by Mike_Taber | December 02, 2016 at 05:07 PM ET |

Hondo Ohnaka returned to Star Wars Rebels just in time. Yes, this was another filler episode but at least Hondo was there. He was a breath of fresh air after spending an entire episode with the insufferable Iron Squadron. Click through for the full review.

Rogue One Tickets Go On Sale At Midnight EST In The U.S.

Posted by Chuck | November 27, 2016 at 10:51 PM ET |

Tickets officially go on sale in the U.S. starting at 12:01 EST midnight! If you want to see Rogue One on preview night (Thursday) these are likely to go pretty fast. Click here for Fandango's Rogue One page and get your refresh button ready...

Star Wars Rebels Review - Iron Squadron (S03E08)

Posted by Mike_Taber | November 27, 2016 at 06:39 PM ET |

Worst. Episode. Ever. Click through for the full review of Star Wars Rebels: Iron Squadron!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Ambush (S01E01)

Posted by Mike_Taber | November 26, 2016 at 02:20 PM ET |

“Ambush” originally aired as the series premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click through to see why this Yoda centric story has remained a fan favorite!

Tickets for Rogue One officially go on sale in the U.S. on Monday. Get ready to 'stand in line' for that first showing! Or, you could just use Fandango.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review - Supply Lines (S03E03)

Posted by Mike_Taber | November 20, 2016 at 12:21 PM ET |

Today’s look back at Star Wars: The Clone Wars is focused on the episode “Supply Lines.” Be warned: This episode heavily features Jar Jar Binks. And a Jedi named Ima-Gun Di. Excited yet? Click through for the full review!

Happy Belated Anniversary To The Star Wars Holiday Special!

Posted by Paul | November 18, 2016 at 08:10 PM ET |

Ah! We missed an anniversary in the Star Wars universe. Yesterday was the 38th anniversary of The Star Wars Holiday Special which premiered on November 17, 1978. It was pretty bad, but it was also like a train wreck where you couldn't look away from it. Also, it introduced us all to the coolest bounty hunter of all time: Boba Fett. Thanks to all who were involved in making this pretty stinky cheese! We adore it.

Emilia Clarke Joins Han Solo Standalone Film Cast

Posted by Mike_Taber | November 18, 2016 at 07:18 PM ET |

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has been cast in the upcoming Han Solo standalone film. Clarke joins the previously cast Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover. Head over to StarWars.com for the full story and let us know what you think about this addition in our comments section!


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