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‘Star Wars’ comes to Scotland in ‘Andor’ episode 4

Making the most of real-world locations, the planet Aldhani borrows from Scottish history to explore the destructive impact of the Empire.

On Sep 28, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ is the antidote to copaganda TV, skewering its law-enforcement villains

Shockingly political for a Disney series, 'Andor' depicts its police characters as cruel, incompetent cowards.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ is the first truly great ‘Star Wars’ TV show

Diego Luna headlines this thrilling new prequel to 'Rogue One,' boasting sharp characterization and strong anti-fascist themes.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why ‘Star Wars’ fans are arguing about Obi-Wan Kenobi’s sexuality

Some fans believe a new novel confirms that Obi-Wan is bisexual - but it's a bit more complicated than that.

On Jul 28, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The problem with Disney’s new ‘Star Wars’ VFX technology, ‘The Volume’

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' and 'The Mandalorian' rely on this innovative replacement for greenscreen—but it has some obvious downsides.

On Jun 29, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ finale brings a dull conclusion to an uninspired story

Despite a compelling performance from Ewan McGregor, this show suffers from painfully conservative storytelling.

On Jun 22, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Twists and betrayals abound in ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ episode 5

Anakin Skywalker looms large in this strategic standoff between Reva, Vader, and Obi-Wan.

On Jun 15, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part IV is the best episode yet—but it’s also the most derivative

A franchise can't survive on nostalgic callbacks alone.

On Jun 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Recap: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part III sees Obi-Wan at his lowest ebb

Leia's optimism is a perfect counterpoint to Obi-Wan's cynical attitude, depressed after the fall of the Jedi.

On Jun 1, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘There’s nothing anybody can do about this’: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ actress Moses Ingram is receiving racist harassment

Disney was more prepared this time, calling out racist fans and preemptively warning Ingram.

On May 31, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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A slight dig at ‘Solo’ rifles Star Wars fans

People are arguing that 'Solo's star doesn't deserve the blame for its shortcomings.

On May 17, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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What Obi-Wan Kenobi sees in the new trailer sparked a new meme format

He's seeing a lot through those macrobinoculars.

On Mar 10, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Newsletter: The ‘Star Wars’ hotel is a meme magnet

In today's 'Internet Insider' newsletter, we also look into parody accounts on Truth Social facing bans.

On Mar 4, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Newsletter: What is a ‘nepotism baby?’

Plus: Ukraine disinformation, and a new Star Wars-related queer reaction meme.

On Feb 25, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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This obscure ‘Star Wars’ character is suddenly a queer reaction meme

The 'Rise of Skywalker' alien Klaud is going viral thanks to a joke about the franchise's first same-sex kiss.

On Feb 24, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw