Star Wars: Attack of the Clones

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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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Obi-Wan Kenobi: series one, episodes one and two recap – enter the wily old gunslinger
The acting’s better than the prequels (although it was a low bar), the Daiyu mission’s a Blade Runner-channelling joy and Disney have nailed the Inquisitors. We’re lapping up this spin-off so far

Andy Welch

27, May, 2022 @6:00 PM

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‘Redemption is a powerful concept’: Hayden Christensen on Star Wars and daring to return as Darth Vader
When he first portrayed Darth Vader in the much-panned Star Wars prequels 20 years ago, fans vented their anger at him. So why is he risking more in a new TV series? He talks about George Lucas, the pressures of fame and his love of bulldozers

Chris Godfrey

23, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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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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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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Every Star Wars film – ranked!
From the saga’s debut in 1977 to this month’s Solo and (almost) everything in between, we rank 14 of the Star Wars films and spin-offs

Peter Bradshaw

24, May, 2018 @12:00 PM

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May the 4th be with you: the 40 best lines from the Star Wars saga
With this month marking four decades since the release of the original film, we relive the sprawling space opera’s most memorable snippets of dialogue

Ben Child

04, May, 2017 @2:02 PM

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Star Wars Identities probes the space saga's parts that Disney cannot reach
The new exhibition dedicated to the characters developed by George Lucas focuses its attention on the first six films, and helps you to put the ‘I’ in Jedi...

Ben Child

15, Nov, 2016 @5:44 PM

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Why Star Wars is a political Force to be reckoned with
It may have lightsabers, stormtroopers and fussy droids, but George Lucas’s Star Wars saga is in fact an acute reflection of the politics of the 21st century. What will Episode VII tell us about our times?

Zoe Williams

17, Dec, 2015 @3:36 PM

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Hollywood awards expert predicts Oscars success for The Force Awakens
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg believes latest episode of space opera could prove as popular with Academy voters as the original Star Wars film

Ben Child

15, Dec, 2015 @2:50 PM

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The return of Star Wars: an evil empire in Jedi clothing?
Next month sees the eagerly awaited arrival of The Force Awakens. A good moment to examine the franchise’s timeless mass appeal…

Peter Conrad

22, Nov, 2015 @8:00 AM

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