Star Wars

The first trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is here

By Hannah Woodhead

Rey, Finn and Poe are back in action for the final installment in the Star Wars Skywalker trilogy.

Tears of a Wookiee – The Star Wars Holiday Special at 40

By Beth Webb

Show writer Bruce Vilanch reflects on the strange legacy of this psychedelic seasonal folly.

Halloween and the art of retconning a franchise

By James Luxford

Why pretending the past never happened can be the best thing for a film series and its fans.

Star Wars needs to stop asking the wrong questions

By James Luxford

Following Solo’s tepid box office performance, Lucasfilm should start looking forward to win back fans.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

By Adam Woodward

This safe and fan service-heavy Han Solo origin story is the worst Star Wars movie since the prequel trilogy.

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Tales of Starlight and Rey: Asian storytelling in Star Wars

By Callum Costello

How iconic Asian filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa continue to inspire the Star Wars saga.

Is Margaret Thatcher responsible for Star Wars Day?

By Rob Trench

Exploring the unlikely origins and surprising evolution of a worldwide cultural phenomenon.

A Princess Leia movie is the only Star Wars spin-off we want

By Chris Edwards

Exploring the character’s backstory could lead to an inspirational anthology film.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By Hannah Woodhead

Rian Johnson serves up the most spectacular, emotional and weirdest Star Wars film to date.

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Are standalone blockbusters making a comeback?

By James Luxford

After an unpredictable summer movie season, original stories are suddenly back in demand.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi gets another awesome trailer

By Little White Lies

Rian Johnson’s eighth instalment of the world’s biggest movie franchise is almost upon us. And it looks like another good one…

Hard Corps: Women in power and the politics of taking action

By Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

More and more movies are featuring female characters with strength, agency and a drive to take action. What took them so damn long?

How to write music for movie trailers

By Paul Weedon

Ursine Vulpine, whose work has appeared in teasers for Alien: Covenant and The Last Jedi, discusses his creative process.

A collection of vintage Star Wars posters from around the world

By Little White Lies

Weird and wonderful artwork for George Lucas’ original saga.

The Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is here

By Little White Lies

Luke Skywalker threatens the end of the Jedi in this teaser for Episode VIII.

It’s time a female director was given a shot at making a Star Wars movie

By Ella Donald

We think The Fits writer/director Anna Rose Holmer would be the perfect fit for a galaxy far, far away...

This video shows Peter Cushing being digitally resurrected in Rogue One

By Little White Lies

The painstaking process of recreating Grand Moff Tarkin has finally been revealed...

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