Star Wars

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Star Wars and Harry Potter actor Paul Grant dies aged 56
The actor was found collapsed outside King’s Cross station in London on Thursday afternoon

Nadeem Badshah

20, Mar, 2023 @9:27 PM

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Star Wars films by Kevin Feige and Patty Jenkins shelved
Taika Waititi is looking to direct and act in the first live action Star Wars film since The Rise of Skywalker in 2019, according to a report in Variety

Andrew Pulver

08, Mar, 2023 @12:26 PM

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Grogu, this is your destiny! Is it time to bring The Mandalorian to multiplexes?
As Lucasfilm prepares to reveal the plan for the next phase of Star Wars movies and lure fans back to the big screen, the epic Disney+ series could be just what they are looking for

Ben Child

03, Mar, 2023 @1:52 PM

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From Ghostbusters and Aliens to Lego Star Wars: 10 great video games based on movies
As Oscars night approaches, we pick out some of the video game film tie-ins that don’t make you want to throw popcorn at your screen

Keith Stuart

03, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Disney minus: is the streaming platform spreading Star Wars and Marvel too thin?
Disney CEO Bob Iger says it must ‘get better at curating’ its sprawling output, which could signal thinner pickings for the geek community

Ben Child

24, Feb, 2023 @12:52 PM

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The big picture: are droids allowed here?
Thurstan Redding’s image of four C-3P0s from Star Wars, part of a deep dive into the subculture of cosplay, isn’t as far removed from ordinary life as it may first seem

Tim Adams

19, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Pushing Buttons: Why the force is still strong with Star Wars video games
For 45 years, the sci-fi series has influenced the visual and narrative language of countless games, not just films – and shows no signs of slowing down

Keith Stuart

25, Jan, 2023 @11:45 AM

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What links Whitney Houston to Raiders of the Lost Ark – and Stanley Tucci’s recipes?
From a biopic of the singer to the adventures of the whip-cracking archaeologist, all via a galaxy far, far away

Larry Ryan

24, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Hardly seen as human at all’: will fantasy ever beat its dwarfism problem?
From the idea that people with dwarfism are fictional creatures to deeply weird on-screen portrayals, our depiction has long been insulting. Might Willow and The Witcher change all that?

Cathy Reay

13, Dec, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Andor: how a Star Wars deep cut became one of the best TV shows of the year
With no Jedi or Skywalkers to be seen, this politically charged, slow-burn thriller adds human stakes and a real sense of the fascism behind Star Wars’s endless civil war

Walter Marsh

21, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Does it really matter if Marvel’s stars act in a state of utter bewilderment?
While developments in CGI mean cast members no longer have to walk around blue-screen studios talking to tennis balls on sticks, is the acting experience as true as it should be?

Ben Child

06, Oct, 2022 @2:53 PM

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‘Björk said it should sound like the Cantina band!’: the enduring influence of Star Wars’ bizarre jazz group
It’s been cited as an inspiration by everyone from Coldplay to Animal Collective. Musicians discuss why one of Star Wars’ most iconic scenes became such a phenomenon

Stevie Chick

03, Oct, 2022 @2:01 PM

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