THE LAST JEDI Digital Release Confirms Romantic Tension Between Rey and Kylo Ren

By now, any Star Wars fan has no doubt heard the term “Reylo” thrown around. That is, of course, the couple name for Rey and Kylo Ren, the new trilogy’s opposing Force-users who operate with something of a yin-and-yang relationship. On one side we have Rey, the blue lightsaber-wielding good guy, and on the other we have […]

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 […]

What Does THE LAST JEDI Novelization Tell Us About EPISODE IX?

The Last Jedi‘s novelization has been revealing all new details about the galaxy far, far away. On today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, we discussed what they might tell us about Episode IX, along with rumors of a new Grand Theft Auto, and Marvel‘s first ever story-based podcast. Leading today’s show was senior editor and host […]

Watch THE LAST JEDI’s Rian Johnson Discuss the Gorilla Walker Design (Exclusive)

“Designing a new walker was kind of our white whale.” In an exclusive clip from a featurette included with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi home release, director Rian Johnson talks about creating the AT-M6 walker, a.k.a. the gorilla walker, with design supervisor Kevin Jenkins. Given how iconic The Empire Strikes Back‘s AT-AT walker is, […]

Captain Phasma Didn’t Die in THE LAST JEDI

When she was first revealed prior to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, most people thought Captain Phasma, the silver-armored, super-badass head of the First Order’s stormtroopers, would be a major force (haha) in the film. And then, she sort of wasn’t. But when she returned in The Last Jedi, we thought “Yes! Now she’s gonna […]

New THE LAST JEDI Funko Pops Let You Recreate Rey and Kylo’s Throne Room Scene

Normally Funko makes it possible to surround ourselves with our favorite characters, but their second wave of The Last Jedi Pop figures will now let us relive one of our favorite scenes from the film, with all new figures of Rey and Kylo Ren fighting Snoke’s Praetorian Guard. But they’re not coming alone, because we’ll also […]

Did THE LAST JEDI Novelization Reveal Luke Skywalker’s Wife?

The Last Jedi did not go the way anyone thought, but is the movie’s novelization about to shake things up even more by adding a Mrs. Luke Skywalker to the galaxy far, far away? We discussed it on today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, along with whether Mark Hamill will appear in the next Guardians of […]

Luke and Kylo Ren’s THE LAST JEDI Showdown Recreated in BATTLEFRONT II

After watching Luke Skywalker spend most of the The Last Jedi moping around Ahch-To guzzling green milk from a monster, I wasn’t positive he would rise to the occasion and be the hero the galaxy far, far away so desperately needed. That’s why his ultimate sacrifice in delaying Kylo Ren and the First Order long […]

See How THE LAST JEDI Created Its Epic Bombing Run

Lucasfilm could walk away from next month’s 90th Academy Awards with a Visual Effects Oscar for The Last Jedi, which was full of stunning sequences like Holdo’s hyperspace sacrifice and the Battle of Crait. A big reason for its nomination also includes its incredible opening bombing run sequence, when Poe Dameron led the Resistance on […]