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Star Wars

  1. best of 2021
    The Best Animation of 2021 (So Far)Tracking the animated highlights of what’s shaping up to be a banner year in contemporary cartoon history.
  2. trailer mix
    Here’s Your First Look at the Star Wars: Visions Anime Anthology SeriesSadly there’s no chibi Grogu to be found.
  3. viewing guide
    Prepare Yourself for Star Wars: The Bad BatchWhat to watch ahead of the new Disney+ animated series, which builds directly on The Clone Wars and other entries in this ever-expanding universe.
  4. casting
    PEN15’s Maya Erskine Graduates to Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+From the alien world of middle school to the alien world of Star Wars.
  5. uncut gems
    Moses Ingram, Kumail Nanjiani, and More Join Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi ShowPlus, Benny Safdie!
  6. log off
    Kelly Marie Tran Is ‘So Much Happier’ Off Social MediaThe Raya and the Last Dragon star on reigniting her “fire” offline after Star Wars.
  7. extremely online
    Gina Carano Fired From The Mandalorian After ‘Abhorrent’ Social-Media PostsShe is now set to produce and star in a film with the Daily Wire.
  8. grogu
    Baby Yoda Loves Robert Rodriguez’s Acoustic FreestyleYou can’t spell Rodriguez without Grogu.
  9. close reads
    Has The Mandalorian Succumbed to the Dark Side?The final moments of the season-two finale represent the galaxy-collapsing shortsightedness that has come to define Disney-era Star Wars stories.
  10. disney+
    Disney Confirms The Mandalorian Spinoff The Book of Boba Fett Is HappeningThat post-credits scene had a point.
  11. spoilers
    The Force and the Nostalgia Were Strong in The Mandalorian FinaleThe season-two finale’s big cameo is a perfect example of what Star Wars, as a franchise, often tries to do and only occasionally succeeds at.
  12. obits
    Star Wars’ Original Boba Fett, Jeremy Bulloch, Is Dead at 75He also had roles in multiple Doctor Who seasons and James Bond films.
  13. content overload
    All the Disney Investor Day Announcements in One Big PostFrom Rogue Squadron to Buzz Lightyear and Fantastic Four.
  14. star wars
    Disney Is Making Wow, Just So Many New Star Wars ThingsIncluding two Mandalorian spinoffs, a Patty Jenkins feature, and the return of Hayden Christensen.
  15. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: A Bad Day To Be MandoOur hero acquires some unexpected, apparently not-dead allies in his mission, which nonetheless encounters some pretty serious setbacks.
  16. easter eggs
    Your Mandalorian Season Two Crossover GuideAs The Mandalorian increasingly converges with Dave Filoni’s animated series The Clone Wars and Rebels, here’s the backstory you need to know.
  17. rip
    Dave Prowse, Actor Who Played Darth Vader, Dead at 85Prowse provided the physical performance for the iconic villain.
  18. he’s baby
    Baby Yoda Has a Real Name and You’re Not Gonna Like ItCall Him By His Name.
  19. vulture lists
    Every Ron Howard Movie, RankedWhere does Hillbilly Elegy fall in the director’s filmography?
  20. tv review
    The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special Isn’t Bad, But It Isn’t Interesting, EitherDisney+’s latest franchise expansion is competent in a bland, expected way that almost makes one yearn for the specific awfulness of the 1978 special.
  21. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Frog-Fresh EggsThe Child may seem cute and vulnerable, but he can also be unpredictable and even dangerous (not to mention hungry).
  22. tv review
    The Mandalorian Is Back to Save Us AllOr at least distract us for 54 minutes.
  23. bless the child
    The Mandalorian Season Two Special Look Seeks Even More MandaloriansBut we only have eyes for you-know-who.
  24. trailer mix
    The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer: Where Baby Yoda Leads, We Will FollowEven if it means a deadly race across the galaxy.
  25. last night on late night
    Daisy Ridley Says Rey Almost Had an ‘Obi-Wan Connection’ in Her Star Wars OriginHer parentage twist kept changing all the way up to Episode IX.
  26. #1 boy
    The Mandalorian Returns in October, and We Can’t Wait to See Our Green Boy AgainDisney+ announced the premiere date for new episodes.
  27. hashtag diversity
    John Boyega Says He Was ‘Pushed to the Side’ in Star Wars Trilogy“You knew what to do with these other people, but when it came to Kelly Marie Tran, when it came to John Boyega, you know fuck all.”
  28. star wars
    Disney+ Summons More Star Wars Content, Orders Animated Clone Wars Sequel SeriesThe Bad Batch will hit the streaming service in 2021.
  29. may the force be with him
    Baby Yoda Distracted You From Mark Hamill’s Secret The Mandalorian CameoSay hello to EV-9D9.
  30. protests
    John Boyega Delivers Emotional Speech Rallying Protestors in LondonMark Hamill and Lucasfilm have now voiced their support.
  31. special effects
    Baby Yoda Wasn’t Always So Cute, Huh?The early concept art for The Mandalorian’s breakout star was … different.
  32. summer 2020
    What Is a Summer Movie Anyway?As a summer without movie theaters looks more and more likely, two critics discuss an outdated way of viewing films.
  33. the industry
    Your Chances of Seeing Timothy Olyphant Holding Baby Yoda Have Just SkyrocketedNow that the actor has joined season two of The Mandalorian.
  34. a long talk
    For Josh Trank, Making a Movie About Syphilitic Al Capone Was Therapy“I felt like writing about somebody whose life is actually coming to the end was a way to remind myself every day that my life isn’t over.”
  35. may the 4th
    Every Kiss in the Star Wars Cinematic Universe, RankedWe studied the myriad affectionate embraces and significant touches of the nine trilogy films and two stand-alone movies. Here’s what we found.
  36. jar jar rabbit
    Taika Waititi to Write and Direct a New Star Wars Film in a Galaxy Far, Far AwayWhat, Marvel’s not good enough for him?
  37. star wars
    May Something Be With You: The Rise of Skywalker Lands on Disney+The final chapter of what no one calls The Skywalker Saga is now available to stream.
  38. coronavirus
    Disney to Sell Baby Yoda Face Masks Because CapitalismThere are other officially licensed character options, too.
  39. baby yoda
    Mandalorian Doc Trailer Gives Us More Baby Yoda When We Need Him MostIt’s only a glimpse, but we’ll take it.
  40. the force is strong
    A Star Wars Show from the Creator of Russian Doll! What a Concept!The Russian Doll co-creator will add another live-action series to the Star Wars streaming universe.
  41. the miracle of life
    We May Finally Learn How Baby Yoda Was BornDisney+ will stream a new making-of special.
  42. disney
    And Now Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Has Arrived Early TooDisney knows you’re in this (or should be!) for the long haul.
  43. vulture lists
    Every Harrison Ford Movie, RankedWe evaluate everything from American Graffiti to Indiana Jones.
  44. star wars
    The Star Wars Rage On With New Feature From Sleight Director J.D. Dillard*slams fists on space desk* Baby Yoda movie! Baby Yoda movie!
  45. baby yoda
    Disney’s New Baby Yoda Toy Makes Cooing Noises, As Will You When You See ItExcuse me, The Child.
  46. last night on late night
    Okay Boomer, Kylo Ren Is the First Order’s Newest InternThe culture needs to change.
  47. kenobye
    Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series on Indefinite Hold for RewritesThe entire crew has been sent home.
  48. poignancy
    It Happened: George Lucas Met Baby Yoda“Now I am become Death, Creator of Puppets.”
  49. the gossip
    Rumor Has It Disney Is Asking Taika Waititi to Make a Star Wars MovieYou’d want him to direct your movie, too, if you had the money.
  50. a star is born
    You Can Watch Just the Babu Frik Part of Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerThe true star of the Skywalker Saga’s conclusion!
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