He is at the center of history’s most controversial Star Wars moment. He was beat up by Anakin Skywalker. He is a legendary failure. He is Greedo the Young.
The template for Poe Dameron. The galaxy’s greatest buddy. The galaxy’s greatest fighter ace. Rogue Leader. Commando. The only Rebel pilot to fly against and survive both Death Stars.
THE LAST JEDI Eight’s title is The Last Jedi. Let’s break it down. “The.” I was hoping there would be a little more variation; there are two movies in a row that begin with the definite article. Not that I’m truly disappointed. If the worst thing about a movie is its title then that’s a […]
The Untold Star Wars: Biggs Darklighter For many Star Wars fans, each moment from the movies is ingrained in memory and it is inconceivable that the films were ever another way. Of course it isn’t that way, and part of the film making process is footage that was shot ending up on the cutting room […]
Muppets and Star Wars The magic and mystery of special effects – a description that these days refers exclusively to practical, on set effects but back in pre-digital days meant any kind of physical or optical effect – was opened to the world with the arrival of Star Wars in 1977. Never before had the […]
UK Fan Experience: Carrie Fisher: The Road To Star Wars The arrival on the pop culture landscape of Star Wars was like a neutron bomb going off. Within seemingly no time at all, references were springing up across the entertainment world. Guest spots featuring Star Wars actors and characters became commonplace and the iconography […]
Who in the Galaxy is That? – Mara Jade Skywalker Luke Skywalker’s wife. Mother of his child. Jedi Master. Former Emperor’s Hand and Vader rival. Trained to assassinate Luke Skywalker. And… Rey’s mother? She is the single most popular Star Wars character who has never been in a film. Despite that, Mara Jade, later Mara […]
The best comprehensive Star Wars Timeline putting all the books films, comics, film, TV and games in Chronological order based on Year Zero as the time of ‘ Star Wars IV: A New Hope’. The full index below…….. All dates are given as Before ‘A New Hope (BNH) and After ‘A New Hope’ (ANH). As far as I […]