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Presenting The Poe Dameron Scale, The Ultimate Star Wars Name-Ranking System

It is well documented that we — we being James and Katharine — are obsessed with the names in Star Wars. We even have our own not-at all-scientific rating system to judge our favourite, comical names from the galaxy far, far away: The Poe Dameron Scale™. And we are proud now to introduce the PDS to the world. Read More >>

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Carrie Fisher Slapped Oscar Isaac So Many Times on the Set of The Last Jedi

Have you ever found out about something and then realise it was everything you’ve ever needed? Because that’s how I feel knowing there’s footage somewhere of Carrie Fisher slapping Oscar Isaac—as General Leia and Poe Dameron—over and over again. Read More >>

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This Isn’t Anakin Skywalker’s Lightsaber Anymore. It’s Rey’s.

Anakin Skywalker’s lightsaber is no more—at least namewise, that is. It turns out, internally at Lucasfilm, the marketing team no longer views this weapon as one owned by the fallen Jedi, instead it’s now officially Rey’s weapon of choice. Read More >>

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Happy 40th Anniversary Star Wars

As of right now, Star Wars is officially 40 years old. Which is itself amazing in that I bet a lot of people are feeling very old right now. Equally amazing is just how many stories have been told in that universe in that time. Read More >>

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New The Last Jedi Info Includes Our First Look at Laura Dern and Benecio Del Toro’s Characters

After teasing it yesterday with some gorgeous covers, Vanity Fair has released its cover story for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and it’s packed with new information about the movie—but it also gives us our first look at two mysterious new characters coming to the Star Wars saga. Read More >>

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According to Mel Brooks, the New Star Wars ‘Explosion’ Could Make Spaceballs 2 a Reality

While History of the World Part I might be the most obvious Mel Brooks movie to get a sequel (of course, there being only one of those is part of the joke), Spaceballs has aged incredibly well. Not only is science fiction huge in movies again, but the same franchises lampooned in that film are back in a big way. And it’s that phenomena that Mel Brooks says is re-kickstarting Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money. Read More >>

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Hell Yeah, Mace Windu Is Getting His Own Comic Book

The Jedi Order’s supreme arsekicker is coming to comics. Marvel has just announced Mace Windu will star in his own comic miniseries, set just after the outbreak of the Clone Wars—and we should probably expect some awesome action to boot. Read More >>

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Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars With a Mashup of Bonkers Footage From Throughout the Years

With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars coming next week, everyone is going to celebrate in their own special way. However, one cinema in Los Angeles might have everyone else beaten with the weirdest collection of footage this side of the Outer Rim. Read More >>

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If The Last Jedi Really Has the Biggest Reveal in Star Wars History, What Could It Be?

A Japanese ad for Star Wars: The Last Jedi makes a very intriguing claim—it says the film will include the biggest, most shocking reveal in Star Wars history. The obvious answer is that this will be the discovery of Rey’s origin, but we got to thinking... what if it isn’t? Read More >>

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Alden Ehrenreich’s Han Solo Hair Is So On Point

Hair alert! We're back with all your breaking pop culture hair news, this time concerning our brand new Han Solo. Read More >>

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A Beautiful New Documentary Highlights the Women Who Love Star Wars

For decades, Star Wars has been treated as a series for boys—but ever since 1977, girls and women all over the world have loved the saga too. A new documentary plans to speak to those female fans to see what inspired their relationship with the galaxy far, far, away, and the heartwarming trailer is worth a watch. Read More >>

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Even Director Rian Johnson Loves This 16-Bit Video Game Version of The Last Jedi Trailer

Oh, Luke, telling the world the Jedi are finished doesn’t feel quite as dramatic when it’s via text bubble. With both Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Battlefront II on the horizon, one fan has started the 8-bit (technically 16-bit) parody trailer wagon rolling... and he’s got the approval of TLJ’s director himself. Read More >>

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Empire Strikes Back Has Quite a Lot in Common

The Empire Strikes Back is one of the gold standards filmmakers aspire to when making a sequel. And though both Chris Pratt and Kevin Feige swear it was never mentioned during the making of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the films share a lot of similarities. A lot of similarities. Read More >>

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Re-Experience the Classic Star Tours Disney Ride in This Amazing 360-Degree Video

The original Star Tours has a place in the heart of many Star Wars fans — although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience Disney’s first foray into the world of Star Wars rides in person. At least this amazing fan-made project lets you rekindle a few of those memories. Read More >>

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Rian Johnson Asked for a Small, Crucial Change to The Force Awakens

When Rey leaves Leia and the Resistance to go find Luke Skywalker, she brings two friends with her: Chewbacca and R2-D2. But that wasn’t originally the case. Read More >>