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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: Film Review

In “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” there’s a lightsaber duel that’s pretty fantastic — not because of any unprecedented whirling-action whoa! factor, but because of the emotions it channels. Visually, it’s a splendid fight. Rey (Daisy Ridley), the Jedi Knight who’s in the midst of trying to figure out, you know, who she is, […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Review: The Saga Ends With a Rushed, Disappointing Finale

There was so much promise in the new Star Wars trilogy. A young, fresh, likable cast of characters was brought in to interact with classic characters. The legacy lived on. The excitement was palpable, and even when missteps were made, there was a real sense that we were experiencing a blockbuster filmmaking at its finest. […]

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Cats’ Video Diary Goes Behind the Scenes of the Feline Fun, Features a Hairless Cat

Millions will venture out this weekend to see how Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker sends off the primary saga storyline in the sci-fi adventure franchise. Meanwhile, an entirely different group of people will see if they’re immune to nightmares by checking out Tom Hooper‘s big screen adaptation of the award-winning, long-running stage musical Cats. […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ First Reactions Are In and They’re Pretty Much What You’d Expect

(This post does not contain any spoilers for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”)We’re just a few days away now from the arrival of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” in theaters everywhere, and that means the hype meter is already off the charts. And with the world premiere taking place Monday night in Hollywood, […]

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‘Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker’ Reactions: Spectacular Highs Yet Mixed Response To Fan Service & Stuffed Plot

Is it possible to stage a satisfying conclusion to one of the most beloved franchises of all time and a nine-film saga that has the entire world waiting with bated breath? The answer may be, not really. Reactions from Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” are out and while many of them positive and […]

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Doesn’t Count Out Future ‘Star Wars’ Trilogies

Though Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in an interview on Sunday that future Star Wars films will move away from a three-movie structure, Disney CEO Bob Iger says that isn’t necessarily the case.“Oh, I don’t know about that,” he told Variety‘s Marc Malkin at the premiere for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” when asked […]

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First ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Reactions Reveal Conflicted Feelings Toward the Biggest ‘Star Wars’ Film Ever

The wait is almost over, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker arrives in theaters in just a few short days and the first audiences caught the capper to the decades-long Star Wars saga tonight at the premiere in Hollywood. And you know what that means — the first reactions and social media reviews have officially […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Early Buzz: J.J. Abrams Delivers a Divisive End to the Skywalker Saga

J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker had its world premiere in Hollywood tonight, and while full reviews won’t arrive until just after midnight on the morning of December 18, the first social media reactions from the premiere are now online. Does Abrams bring the Skywalker saga to a satisfying conclusion? How does the […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: First Reactions from the World Premiere

The third and final film in Disney’s latest Star Wars trilogy, “The Rise of Skywalker,” had its world premiere Monday night in Los Angeles with audience members rushing to Twitter to share their thoughts.The official review embargo for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” lifts on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 12:01 a.m. Pst. The social […]

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