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Gorgeous Star Wars Fanart Imagines If Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Swapped Roles

What would the original Star Wars universe look like if Luke were raised on Alderaan as a Prince, and Leia brought to Tatooine, then trained as a Jedi?

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Things We Saw Today: Oscar Isaac Talks Romance in The Last Jedi: “Difficult to See My Man Kiss Somebody Else”

Actor Oscar Isaac is one of the more vocal supporters of the fan favorite "ship" of Poe and Finn, a.k.a. Finnpoe, a.k.a. Stormpilot, offering enthusiastic commentary on the pairing in the past. So what's a guy to think when his space boyfriend gets a canonical smooch from someone else in the new Star Wars?

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Internalized Sexism and Star Wars: My Long-Overdue Apology to Luke Skywalker

Whiny. It's the word I've used most often to describe Luke Skywalker and to explain, despite enjoying the Star Wars franchise, why I never saw what the "big deal" was with regard to Luke. However, I recently was forced to confront the unconscious biases through which I was looking at the character, and I feel like I totally owe Luke Skywalker an apology.

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“The Case Against the Jedi” Takes on Toxic Masculinity in Star Wars

"Listening to the teachings of Yoda and Obi-Wan is a guaranteed recipe for creating lonely, angry, broken people."

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Mark Hamill Would Like You to Stop Selectively Quoting Him About Luke in The Last Jedi

Clips from Mark Hamill's interviews about Luke Skywalker have been used as ammo in The Last Jedi fandom wars, and so he felt the need to clarify to his ultimate feelings about the movie on Twitter.

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The Treatment of POC & Women in The Last Jedi

A lot of criticism and praise has been flung both ways when it comes to The Last Jedi. I personally loved the movie, and while I am open to hearing other people's opinions, some of the backlash has been, for a lack of a better word, extra, from alt-right groups wanting to bash the movie because of too many brown people and too many women in charge in their space films. Yet, I think it is unfair to lump all criticism as just the rantings of white dudes.

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Mark Hamill Recognizes That the Star Wars Franchise Has to Grow Up

In the lead-up to this month's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, there's been a lot of talk about Mark Hamill's expressed concerns (and often disagreement) with how Luke Skywalker, the beloved character he's now played in five films, was being written and portrayed. However, in an interview during the film's recent press junket, Hamill admits that Star Wars has to change for the next generation of fans. **THE LAST JEDI SPOILERS AHEAD**

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Review: The Last Jedi Is Beautiful, Overstuffed, Action-Packed, and It Will Make You Cry

4.5 out of 5 blue lightsabers.

It's hard to know where to start reviewing The Last Jedi, because so much happens in this movie that I have whiplash. But I'm happy about it. The Mary Sue's spoiler-free review, ahead.

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Stephen Colbert Won’t Let Mark Hamill Into the Mos Eisley Cantina on The Late Show

"Try the fried porg, it's amazing!"

Colbert was living every Star Wars fan's dream when he cooked up a "lost scene" from the movies starring Luke Skywalker himself.

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Exceptionalism and Heroism: Most Heroes Are Born Into It

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore go on and on, grow into more of a phenomenon? Good question Mr. Burr. In genre film and television, many main characters and heroes are often born into their power. They have inherited a purpose from their parents and now have to finish the mission that they started. From Luke Skywalker to Harry Potter to T'Challa to Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman, they are all asked to step up not just for themselves, but for the past they now carry. But why is that?

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Extended TV Spot: Kylo Ren Failed Luke Skywalker

I mean, "fail" may be a bit of an understatement here, considering that Kylo Ren went rogue on his Jedi uncle, slaughtered a bunch of trainees, and betrayed his family and the New Republic. But fail Luke Kylo did, as Yoda might say.

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Sebastian Stan Is Mark Hamill’s Son on the Internet and It Is the Best Thing

Interweb denizens noticed long ago that there is a striking resemblance between Captain America actor Sebastian Stan and Star Wars legend Mark Hamill. Both men have had fun with the idea before, but Hamill's recent tweet is my favorite.

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Rey’s Costume Deepens the Last Jedi Mystery

The plot thickens after the news that Rian Johnson told the New York Times who was indicated by The Last Jedi's title. We received a box of Hasbro Star Wars toys—most pertaining to The Last Jedi—and I am VERY intrigued by the branding on a figure of Rey.

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Rian Johnson Confirms Who The Last Jedi Is

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has put the kibosh on all of our wildest theories about who receives the title of "the last Jedi" in the eponymous movie.

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You Can Now Fly Luke’s Landspeeder Thanks to Radio Flyer (If You’re a Little Kid, That Is)

Radio Flyer announced this morning that they're coming out with a (Pow-Pow-)Power Wheels-like drivable wagon for kids based on Luke Skywalker's X-34 landspeeder in A New Hope.

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Things We Saw Today: A Justice League of Their Own Is Our New Favorite Mash-Up

Illustrator Kate Willært created some amazing mash-ups of the Justice League and the 1992 movie A League of Their Own for HalloweenCostumes.com.

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Things We Saw Today: Chris Evans Says Avengers 4 Will “Wrap Things Up” for Steve Rogers but What About Me, Chris? What About Me?

Listen, Chris, I love you and your earnest activism and your adorable dogs, but Steve Rogers is my favorite and I'm not going to give him up without a fight.

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The Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Has Been Revealed — Let the Speculating Commence!

THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Star Wars: Episode VIII is officially less than a year away, and it's high time that we start hearing a little more about it, don't you think? Well, apparently Lucasfilm and Disney think so, too, because they've finally decided to announce the official title for the next chapter in the Skywalker saga...

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Star Wars: Episode VIII to Pick Up Right Where The Force Awakens Left Off

So far, the most we've heard about Star Wars: Episode VIII has come from a very enthusiastic Adam Driver, who has praised how "socially active" the film is, among other things. Now, the film's director, Rian Johnson, is finally talking about what else fans can expect from the latest installment in the Skywalker saga.

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Mark Hamill Would Like You to Stop Overthinking Everything, Thanks

Mark Hamill quelled some rumors regarding Luke Skywalker's fate in Episode VIII after he commented that he would be "out of work" after the movie wraps filming.

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