Star Wars

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Obi-Wan Kenobi finale recap – the fight scenes were perfect
This action-packed final episode delivered epic lightsaber duels and flawless drama, even if there were few surprises

Andy Welch

22, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Less of Ewan McGregor please! The big problem with Obi-Wan Kenobi
No stakes, no danger, nothing of substance: the show has atoned for many of the Star Wars prequels’ sins, but if it’s ever going to be exciting, the action needs to focus less on the ageing Jedi

Luke Holland

21, Jun, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Is The Lord of the Rings now a never-ending franchise like Marvel and Star Wars?
With an anime movie and an Amazon series imminent, is Middle-earth about to be transformed into its own film and TV universe?

Ben Child

17, Jun, 2022 @8:52 AM

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Obi-Wan Kenobi: episode five recap – the Empire strikes back … again
With a major secret revealed and rebels under fire, here it becomes crystal clear just how Obi-Wan mirrors the Star Wars saga as a whole

Andy Welch

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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To infinity – actually, let’s go back: why can film franchises no longer look to the future?
Everywhere you look, Hollywood’s biggest science-fiction, fantasy and action franchises have stopped exploring uncharted territory, and put themselves into reverse gear

Nicholas Barber

15, Jun, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Obi-Wan Kenobi: episode four recap – a massive homage to A New Hope (with one key difference)
From the captured princess to Obi-Wan’s attempted rescue, this action-packed episode was much like the film that started the whole Star Wars franchise

Andy Welch

08, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Indira Varma: ‘I wanted to be a clown. Or David Attenborough’
The actor, 48, on Star Wars, bubble baths, and doing the Spitting Image voice of Priti Patel

Michael Hogan

04, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Robert Englund: ‘My own reflection gives me nightmares’
The actor best known as Freddy Krueger answers your burning questions on auditioning for Star Wars, becoming addicted to Tipping Point – and why he’s definitely not a shape-shifting lizard

As told to Rich Pelley

02, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Colin Cantwell obituary
Artist and designer who created spaceships, stations and vehicles, including the X-wing starfighter, for the Star Wars films

Anthony Hayward

02, Jun, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Obi-Wan Kenobi: episode three recap – Vader delivers some serious trash-talk
In a brilliant third episode, Leia makes a crucial connection, the Inquisitors pull some strings and Obi-Wan squares off against his nemesis

Andy Welch

01, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Disney and Ewan McGregor condemn ‘horrendous’ racism sent to Obi-Wan Kenobi star Moses Ingram
Ingram has revealed some of the ‘hundreds’ of abusive messages she’s received after debuting in the Star Wars show, saying ‘there’s nothing anybody can do to stop this hate’

Sian Cain

01, Jun, 2022 @5:30 AM

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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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