Solo: One Year Later

The Disney era of Star Wars has no doubt been controversial to many fans. While The Force Awakens and Rogue One were praised by fans and critics, for the most part, The Last Jedi divided the fandom like no other Star Wars film before it. Despite this upheaval in the Star Wars community, I was …

Genre Tropes Vs. Homage Vs. Plagiarism

The films of 2018, and various debates surrounding them, have been increasingly making me wonder about the difference between genre tropes, homage, and just uninspired laziness. I definitely think there’s a defined difference, and I think this past year, in particular, we’ve gotten a lot of the latter. It looks as though the trend may …

Kathleen Kennedy Stays at Lucasfilm

Disney is closing out the third quarter of 2018 with a plot twist, as The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively revealed that, contrary to expectations, the Mouse House has renewed the contract of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy for another three years, keeping her in charge of Star Wars at least through 2021. The past few months, …

Fate of Star Wars Story Films in Doubt

The fate of the Star Wars Story films seems to have gotten a little murkier. In response to Collider’s exclusive that Lucasfilm was shelving the prequel spinoffs, ABC has heard from sources of its own that that information was “inaccurate” and that “multiple Star Wars films” that “have not been announced” are being developed. These …

Future Star Wars Story Films On Hold

The aftermath of Solo: A Star Wars Story’s failure grows as Collider reports that Lucasfilm has shelved plans for future installments in the Star Wars Story anthology series, meaning that both the Obi-Wan Kenobi and Boba Fett entries, which have gotten much press of late, appear to be off the table for the time being. …

Battlefront II: Han Solo Season Continues

After the first half of Star Wars: Battlefront II’s Han Solo season dropped last month, fans of DICE’s shooter are almost set to dive into the world of the newest film in the franchise, Solo: A Star Wars Story. On June 12, Battlefront II players will receive a free DLC update which includes new skins, …