The Morning Watch: Making Fake Drugs in Movies, The Disaster of ‘Spaceballs: The Animated Series’ & More

The Morning Watch: Making Fake Drugs in Movies, The Disaster of ‘Spaceballs: The Animated Series’ & More Posted on Monday, May 10th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious […]

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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Composer Henry Jackman Shares His Creative Process for Writing a Superhero Score [Interview]

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Composer Henry Jackman Shares His Creative Process for Writing a Superhero Score [Interview] Posted on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 by Jacob Hall If you want to track the evolution of the Hollywood blockbuster over the past decade, just scroll through the filmography of composer Henry Jackman. It represents an […]

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Water Cooler: Mitchells vs. The Machines, Disneyland Reopening, Brigadoon, Without Remorse, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, In the Heights, Galaxy’s Edge, Mystery Men, I Saw the Devil

Water Cooler: Mitchells vs. The Machines, Disneyland Reopening, Brigadoon, Without Remorse, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, In the Heights, Galaxy’s Edge, Mystery Men, I Saw the Devil Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 by Peter Sciretta On the May 5, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing […]

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How ‘Star Wars’ Looked to ‘Frankenstein’ to Create the Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker

How ‘Star Wars’ Looked to ‘Frankenstein’ to Create the Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker Posted on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Bryan Young (Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition:Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein.) It feels almost […]

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‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Aftermath”

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Aftermath” Posted on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Bryan Young This post contains spoilers for the first episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The Clone Wars aren’t actually over when Star Wars: The Bad Batch begins. That’s why the logo from Star Wars: The […]

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The Immersive Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel at Disney World Reveals “Real” Lightsaber, Themed Dining

The Immersive Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel at Disney World Reveals “Real” Lightsaber, Themed Dining Posted on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Hoai-Tran Bui Walt Disney World’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel is billed as an all-immersive experience. But just how immersive is that? Disney Parks has unveiled new Galactic Starcruiser details, including the “exquisite dining experiences inside […]

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‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Kicks Off With a Super-Sized Glimpse at the Aftermath of Order 66

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Kicks Off With a Super-Sized Glimpse at the Aftermath of Order 66 Posted on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Caroline Cao This review contains spoilers for the first episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. “We’re more deviant than defective,” remarks one of the members of the five-soldier clone squad […]

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The Morning Watch: Updated 2021 ‘Star Wars’ Canon Timeline, Boba Fett Returns in Animated LEGO Fight & More

The Morning Watch: Updated 2021 ‘Star Wars’ Canon Timeline, Boba Fett Returns in Animated LEGO Fight & More Posted on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, […]

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‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Actor Dee Bradley Baker on Order 66 and What It’s Like to Voice Every Lead Character on a Show [Interview]

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Actor Dee Bradley Baker on Order 66 and What It’s Like to Voice Every Lead Character on a Show [Interview] Posted on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 by Bryan Young Actor Dee Bradley Baker has been the voice of the entire Clone Army in the Star Wars universe for a long […]

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‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Producers on New Characters, Familiar Planets, and Setting a Show During the Rise of the Empire [Interview]

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Producers on New Characters, Familiar Planets, and Setting a Show During the Rise of the Empire [Interview] Posted on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 by Bryan Young With the end of Star Wars: The Clone Wars last year, many fans thought we’d reached the end of storytelling for the clone characters and […]

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Star Wars Bits: 30 Years of Thrawn, Inside Galaxy’s Edge, Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and More!

Star Wars Bits: 30 Years of Thrawn, Inside Galaxy’s Edge, Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and More! Posted on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 by Adam Frazier In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Timothy Zahn talks 30 years of Thrawn Kristin Baver talks Skywalker: A Family at War Inside The Art of […]

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Amazon Renews Animated Superhero Series ‘Invincible’ For Two More Seasons

Amazon Renews Animated Superhero Series ‘Invincible’ For Two More Seasons Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 by Ben Pearson Amazon Studios has officially renewed Invincible for two more seasons. The animated series, which is based on the comic book from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, is Amazon’s second big superhero series that’s aimed squarely […]

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New Disney Wish Cruise Liner Will Feature Star Wars-Themed Bar, Marvel Cinematic Dining, and Disney’s First-Ever Attraction at Sea

New Disney Wish Cruise Liner Will Feature Star Wars-Themed Bar, Marvel Cinematic Dining, and Disney’s First-Ever Attraction at Sea Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 by Peter Sciretta Disney is adding a fifth cruise ship to the Disney Cruise fleet with the addition of the Disney Wish. Today, we attended a virtual press event where […]

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A Future ‘Star Wars’ Animated Project Will Bring Back Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker

A Future ‘Star Wars’ Animated Project Will Bring Back Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker Posted on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton Star Wars: The Clone Wars may be over, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of the animated version of Anakin Skywalker, even if he’s already transformed into Darth Vader. Matt […]

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The Morning Watch: How Realistic is Firefighting in Movies and TV, Catching Up Before ‘The Bad Batch’ & More

The Morning Watch: How Realistic is Firefighting in Movies and TV, Catching Up Before ‘The Bad Batch’ & More Posted on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short […]

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‘The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Delivers a Smuggler’s Load of Amazing Art and Unanswered Questions

‘The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Delivers a Smuggler’s Load of Amazing Art and Unanswered Questions Posted on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is still young at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, but when it opened in the summer of 2019, it was one of the largest […]

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‘Yojimbo’ at 60: Akira Kurosawa’s Samurai Classic Still Packs a Masterful Punch

‘Yojimbo’ at 60: Akira Kurosawa’s Samurai Classic Still Packs a Masterful Punch Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2021 by Joshua Meyer Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune were twelve films deep in their legendary collaboration when they made Yojimbo, a straightforward samurai movie that somehow became an unqualified masterpiece with a far-reaching influence on Western cinema […]

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‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge Part II’ Brings Dok-Ondar into the Next Chapter of the VR Adventure

‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge Part II’ Brings Dok-Ondar into the Next Chapter of the VR Adventure Posted on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 by Ethan Anderton Last year, ILMxLAB brought the world of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge into the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset. But the immersive VR shooter adventure was just the […]

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Cool Stuff: LEGO Gives R2-D2 a Makeover with New 2,314-Piece Set for Lucasfilm’s 50th Anniversary

Cool Stuff: LEGO Gives R2-D2 a Makeover with New 2,314-Piece Set for Lucasfilm’s 50th Anniversary Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 by Ethan Anderton It’s been nearly 10 years since LEGO created a big building set that let you assemble R2-D2 from the Star Wars saga. But today, a new R2-D2 LEGO set was revealed […]

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‘Make Mine Music’ Turns 75 Today, But It’s the Only Disney Animated Film Not Streaming on Disney+

‘Make Mine Music’ Turns 75 Today, But It’s the Only Disney Animated Film Not Streaming on Disney+ Posted on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 by Josh Spiegel One of the easiest, most painless binge-watching projects you could embark upon during the pandemic is to dive into the canon of Walt Disney Animation Studios films. Sure, you […]

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