Opening of THE LAST JEDI/Rian Johnson Documentary Available to Watch Now

As fans of the galaxy far, far away we tend to view every new Star Wars movie through the lens of what it means for the franchise and the characters, but what must it be like to literally look through the lens and create one? The burdens and responsibilities of being in the director’s chair […]

Why There May Already Be a CLOVERFIELD 5, and What It Tells Us About the Franchise

In the future all movies will be Cloverfield movies. And thanks to one of those pesky time paradoxes, the future might be right now. On the heels of Netflix’s surprise Super Bowl Sunday release of The Cloverfield Paradox, and reports that October’s supernatural WWII movie Overlord is the fourth film in the franchise, we might […]

THE LAST JEDI Finally Deals with STAR WARS’ Most Toxic Relationship

Warning: The following contains major spoilers Star Wars: The Last Jedi. A lot happens in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. There are multiple space battles, huge losses on both sides, a bundle of great story beats, and general galactic adventure. It’s arguably one of the most action packed entries in the beloved franchise, but in […]

THE LAST JEDI and the Importance of Choosing Your Own Path

Warning: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi follow! Star Wars has long been a saga steeped in legacy and family, following the lives, loves, and losses of the Skywalkers and those who happen to cross their paths. What’s more, it’s a series that has made a tradition of exploring the ideas of destiny, preordained […]

What Carrie Fisher Taught THE LAST JEDI Cast and Rian Johnson

It’s impossible to think about The Last Jedi and not consider how it is Carrie Fisher‘s final appearance in a Star Wars movie. The story is ending for Leia Organa, rebel, princess, and general. Thinking about saying any sort of good-bye isn’t easy, but the sadness is lessened somewhat when you consider how much of a […]

Breaking Down Everything from STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

The Last Jedi is finally in theaters and all we want to do is discuss everything about it with everyone we know forever, so we did just that on Friday’s Nerdist News Talks Back. We broke down the whole movie in a SPOILER-FILLED chat about what and who we loved, what fell flat, and where we […]

THE LAST JEDI Cast Take A STAR WARS Character Quiz

We’ve all fallen for it time and again – the dreaded “which character from (name a popular TV or movie franchise) are you?” quiz on social media. It’s a wonderful time-waster, and over the years I have found out just which character I am from Lord of the Rings, Firefly, Marvel Comics, Sex and the […]

Daisy Ridley Shares What Kind of STAR WARS Role Josh Gad Should Play

Josh Gad became Daisy Ridley‘s best friend on the set of Murder on the Orient Express. We assume they’re tight because of all the positive interactions we saw between the duo, you know, like Gad constantly bugging her for spoilers about The Last Jedi. He tried to catch her off guard but didn’t succeed in […]

The Weirdest THE LAST JEDI Theories the Cast Has Heard

Star Wars and fan theories. Whole corners of the internet are devoted to digging into every character hint and every turn of phrase to shape possibilities about the past and future. Some Redditors and Tumblr users are exceptionally talented at making strong cases for even the most ridiculous sounding ideas. Theories are certainly swirling around […]

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Doesn’t Go the Way You Think (Review)

There’s a certain quantum state of being when you’re sitting in a new Star Wars movie, where you’re letting every single little moment and beat and line wash over you as you ride a sense of how the universe is expanding and what the new status quo will be. The Last Jedi‘s runtime is the […]