Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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The Star Wars sequel trilogy was a galactic mess. Who should take the blame?
Rian Johnson has defended his contribution to the incoherent series – and he’s right: it wasn’t his fault they were an incoherent failure

Ben Child

02, Sep, 2022 @4:24 PM

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May the fourth be with you: the Guardian Star Wars Day quiz
Twenty-four questions to test your knowledge of the weird and wonderful characters that populate the Star Wars universe

Martin Belam

04, May, 2020 @10:34 AM

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Daisy Ridley: ‘JJ Abrams warned me that Star Wars is a religion’
She was working in a pub when she was cast in the franchise. Six years and three movies later, is the force still strong?

Nosheen Iqbal

07, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Rian Johnson: ‘Trolling? I’ve had slightly more than most people’
He received online abuse after boldly updating Star Wars. Now the director is ripping up the rule book again with modern whodunnit Knives Out

Charles Bramesco

30, Nov, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Bringing back Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man for the Black Widow movie is cheating
Ellen Ripley and Gandalf have staged comebacks, but making Marvel fans watch their heroes die, then blithely return, is a big ask emotionally

Ben Child

20, Sep, 2019 @7:56 AM

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The Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Episode IX title revealed as first trailer drops
Details of the plot have been disclosed by cast and crew at a presentation of a teaser trailer and panel discussion to mark the conclusion of the Skywalker series

Catherine Shoard

12, Apr, 2019 @5:11 PM

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This Star Wars mega-trailer offers us a thrilling sense of what might have been
Topher Grace’s Star Wars Always supercut blends footage of the best-known films to suggest a radical vision for the saga

Ben Child

28, Feb, 2019 @10:54 AM

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After Russian trolls tarnished The Last Jedi, is it safe to like Star Wars again?
So the bad press was manipulated, the bigots and gender warriors have owned up to abusing its actors … now we can just enjoy Episode VIII for what it was: an OK film

Ben Child

04, Oct, 2018 @11:53 AM

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi abuse blamed on Russian trolls and 'political agendas'
Report finds half of negative comments aimed at Rian Johnson’s movie came from Twitter bots or trolls, indicating fan backlash was overstated

Andrew Pulver

02, Oct, 2018 @12:33 PM

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The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran speaks out against online bullying
In an op-ed for the New York Times, the actor explains why she deleted her Instagram posts after trolls inundated her with abuse

Benjamin Lee

21, Aug, 2018 @2:30 PM

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Michaela Coel: 'I was trying to be someone else and failing'
She turned her misfit years into the award-winning show Chewing Gum. Now Coel is starring in a major BBC drama – and challenging her industry to be better and braver

Liv Little

11, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Do we really need 'Force ghost' Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode IX?
Skywalker’s story reached a natural end in The Last Jedi. But Disney won’t let a good thing die, and Mark Hamill is due to return, alongside Carrie Fisher

Ben Child

01, Aug, 2018 @3:08 PM

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