Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

The official title has been revealed for the next Star Wars film. The next instalment in the insanely popular franchise, formerly known only as Episode VIII, is set for release on December 15 and follows 2015’s The Force Awakens. And we can it will be called (drumroll, please)… The Last Jedi. The big announcement was made today (Jan 23), with an image of the Star Wars logo, along with the message: “It’s official. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is the…

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill writes touching new tribute to Carrie Fisher

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill writes touching new tribute to Carrie Fisher

Actor Mark Hamill has written a touching tribute to his friend and Star Wars co-star Carrie Fisher, who died last week. The two actors, who played Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia respectively in the original Star Wars trilogy, enjoyed a close relationship that stretched back to their first time on screen together in 1977’s A New Hope. In a column for The Hollywood Reporter, 65-year-old Hamill recalled both his professional relationship and personal friendship with Fisher, who passed away on…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens REVIEW

Star Wars: The Force Awakens REVIEW

Here’s the thing: Star Wars is a bit like a bad relationship. We fell in love with the original trilogy (if we’re old enough), then Jar Jar Binks came along in full-on gloopy CGI and made us want to forget. Not to ignore the fact there were inspired moments of cinema in there, but mostly we remember the prequels for all the wrong reasons. Right? Ok, so perhaps that’s a tad unfair. After all, George Lucas is still…

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