We've been really excited about the arrival of the Disney animated digital series, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, in which we'll delve deeper into the stories of the women of the Star Wars universe. The series launched today, and begins with Rey, BB-8...and a Nightwatcher worm. Check it out after the jump!Read More
Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! And what better way to celebrate than to hear new tidbits about the making of the most current films?Read More
Russian animation company 420 (heh) created 90-second animated versions of some of the biggest movies in recent memory.Read More
However, pangs of loneliness struck when I reached adolescence, a time where I was trying to figure out my identity and place in the world. I always had a deep-seated need to connect with others, but I never fully realized it until I saw The Force Awakens.Read More
You might have noticed that Star Wars: The Force Awakens made some references to previous Star Wars material, but this Chewbacca Easter egg was apparently too much for Disney to stomach. In the above, fairly graphic scene, Chewie makes good on the threat from A New Hope that Wookiees have a tendency to rip off their opponents' arms, even if they're only really working with one of their own.Read More
Rogue One is a story about what it means—as a woman and/or a person of color—to leave your mark on the annals of a historic fandom.Read More
Daisy Ridley Says The Force Awakens Answered the Riddle of Rey’s Parents Already, so Let’s Speculate Wildly!
Is there a Star Wars equivalent to The Maury Show or what?
It's the debate that never ends. It goes on and on my friend...Read More
Okay ladies, now let's get in formation.
Hordes of female voters are paying tribute to Susan B. Anthony by posting their "I Voted" stickers on her grave ahead of potentially electing the first female president. But as a Vogue article from 2015 points out, white women weren't the only suffragettes to exist and accomplish great things.Read More
One of the biggest head-scratchers when it comes to criticism of The Force Awakens is the idea that Daisy Ridley's character Rey is a "Mary Sue." Here's her response to that.Read More
Ava DuVernay Suggested These Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reshoots that Put the Focus on Rey’s Perspective
Movie-making is a collaborative process, and J.J. Abrams asked many of his fellow filmmaking friends for their input during the editing process for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. One of the brilliant minds who offered a piece of advice to Abrams is the incomparable Ava DuVernay.Read More
Thanks to the deleted scenes in the 3D Blu-Rey edition of The Force Awakens, we get to find out what ultimately happened to Unkar Plutt.Read More
How did Poe Dameron Escape the TIE Fighter Crash on Jakku? LEGO Star Wars Reveals the Answer, At Last
No one knows how Poe Dameron managed to escape the blast from the TIE Fighter crash on Jakku at the beginning of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. At long last, that question will be answered... in a very unexpected place: the latest DLC for the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game.Read More
With reboots and remakes of long-running franchises and already existing, successful projects making up a significant number of films and TV shows released within the past few years, there's been some well-deserved complaints among fans who want Hollywood to take more chances on original stories. But, what do we mean when we say "original?"Read More
Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ Visual Effects Reel Shows Off How Often Practical Effects Got Used Instead
Star Wars: The Force Awakens made a point of using practical effects whenever possible, as this VFX reel from Industrial Light and Magic proves.Read More
Search your wallet. You know it to be empty.
Hey, remember that imagination-capturing BB8 toy that we all wanted before we even saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and that we only wanted more after the movie finally dropped? Now it has an equally outlandishly expensive but also incredibly nifty peripheral: the Force Band, which allows you to control BB8 with the Force (kind of), among other things.Read More
The Verge's James Vincent found the most perfect slapstick GIF in the world, and performed an admirable job breaking it down and analyzing it.Read More
Tim the Enchanter Makes for a Better Conversationalist Than Luke in Force Awakens/Monty Python Mashup
"There are some who call me... Tim."
Rey could've found anybody on that mountaintop. Let's be honest with ourselves. So what might it have looked like if she found, say... Tim the Enchanter?Read More
There is only one romantic arc in Captain America: Civil War, and if you hadn't seen the movie and had only read the internet for the past few months, you might think that arc unfolds between Captain America and the Winter Soldier. But, of course, that's not how the story goes.Read More
J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy were just revealed as two of the character model unlocks for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game.Read More
Earlier this month, we learned that Vixen would be a series regular on Season 2 of The CW's Legend of Tomorrow, but that Megalyn Echikunwoke, who had previously played Vixen on the series, would need to be recast due to scheduling conflicts.Read More