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‘Gremlins’ Director Accuses Lucasfilm of Stealing His Character

Baby Yoga, also known as Grogu or The Child, is one of the most popular new additions to the Star Wars franchise. The character was a focal point in The Mandalorian and has become a fan favorite — but he does bear a certain similarity to the gremlin Gizmo, and Gremlins director Joe Dante has definitely noticed. In a recent interview ...

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Mark Hamill: George Lucas ‘Didn’t Really Care’ About Pronunciation

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Like any other passionate fandom, Star Wars fans can debate–and enforce–a lot of “canon,” especially when it comes to pronunciation. After all, how can one be a real Star Wars fan if they don’t know how to pronounce important names? Well, it appears that one person who did not put a lot of emphasis on saying names properly was the ...

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Hayden Christensen Explains the Physical Challenges of Playing Darth Vader

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On the D23 podcast, one of the most famous actors from the Star Wars franchise spoke about his love of Disney (FYI, he and Lightyear actor Chris Evans share a favorite Disney movie!), his daughter Briar Rose’s connection with the Disney princess Briar Rose, and his experience switching from Anakin Skywalker costumes to the iconic but uncomfortable Darth Vader costume in the new ...

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Natalie Portman Discusses the Failure of ‘Thor: The Dark World’

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Marvel fans are very excited to see Natalie Portman returning as Thor’s love interest Jane Foster in the new Marvel movie Thor: Love and Thunder — but Marvel fans were particularly unexcited by the second Thor movie that Jane starred in, and Natalie Portman recently spoke to Variety about the movie’s bad reviews. Even though Thor is a handsome and more-and-more-comical Norse god (especially ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part V Made Me Laugh When I Should’ve Cried, Worst *SPOILER* Scene in the Saga

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Fanatic Overall Score: 4.5/10 Warning: Contains Spoilers Second Warning Third Warning Just when I thought this straight-to-streaming installment of the Skywalker Saga could not get any more disappointing, a new episode came along to prove me wrong. Part V of Star Wars’ Obi-Wan Kenobi dropped on Disney+ on Wednesday, June 15, and with it, one of the weakest deliveries yet. After four ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part IV: Terrible Execution of a Crucial Part of the Story

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Overall Fanatic Rating: 4.5/10 Warning: This Review Contains Spoilers Second Warning Third Warning Part IV of the Disney+ Original Star Wars Series Obi-Wan Kenobi dropped on Wednesday, June 8, and as we review this episode, dear readers, let’s talk about the difference between an idea and its execution. We are now 2/3 of the way through one of the most anticipated (and, ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part III: Better, The Force is Getting Stronger

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Fanatic Overall Score: 7/10 WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS SECOND WARNING THIRD WARNING Wednesday, June 1, saw the release of the third episode of Disney+’s limited series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Last Friday, I wrote an admittedly scathing review of the show’s double-episode premiere, but I made it clear that I would continue watching the show in its entirety. I stand by my ...

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Star Wars Defends Moses Ingram; Gina Carano, Kelly Marie Tran Fans Cry Hypocrisy

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When Lucasfilm and Disney+ released the first two episodes of its highly-anticipated series Obi-Wan Kenobi, they introduced the Star Wars fandom to the newest villain: the Third Sister of Darth Vader’s Inquisitorius, who goes by the name Reva Sevander. The young and passionate inquisitor is played by Moses Ingram, whose performance many found to be incredibly subpar and unbelievable for the ...

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‘Jurassic World’ Actress Directs Another ‘Mandalorian’ Episode

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Star Wars fans have been all abuzz as more and more Star Wars content comes to Disney. Obi-Wan Kenobi just premiered (despite bad reviews and a post-premiere revision), Ahsoka and Andor are on their way, and The Mandalorian season three is almost here. Pete’s Dragon actress Bryce Dallas Howard is best known for her sunny personality and her role as Claire Dearing in the Jurassic World movies, but the actress ...

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