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‘Game of Thrones’ Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Will Develop a New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

‘Game of Thrones’ Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Will Develop a New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Today, StarWars.com announced that Emmy award-winning writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will helm an upcoming Star Wars trilogy set apart from the Skywalker story line. This comes off November’s announcement that Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Looper director Rian Johnson would be directing a new trilogy as well. Kathleen Kennedy added: “David and

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cast

FILM REVIEW: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

What would happen if they made a Star Wars film that was more character driven than focusing on battles and lightsabers? Rian Johnson answers this question in Star Wars: The Last Jedi; the most thoughtful installment in the whole series. It’s easy to entertain an audience with explosions and pretty locations. It’s much harder to

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ December 25, 2018

The long rumored sequel to Disney’s 1964 film, “Mary Poppins”, is happening. Not only has Disney confirmed a December 25, 2018 release date but also a director and main cast. Rob Marshall will direct with his Mary Poppins being Emily Blunt and a new friend, Jack the Lamplighter played by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Over twenty years

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Diversity Aboveground: 2015 Recap

2015 was an exciting time for diversity in entertainment. Now’s the time to celebrate the triumphs that happened this year. Star Wars: The Force Awakens “It’s a phenomenon in the [film] industry that we call ‘stupid people’. There is genuine, recalcitrant, intractable sexism, and old-fashioned quiet misogyny that goes on. You hear ‘Oh, [female superheroes]

Diversity Aboveground: Star Wars Heroes

SPOILERS BELOW!   With last column discussing how Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Rebels are increasing the diversity of female characters, what about the male heroes? Are they better representing the audience watching the films? What else still needs to happen? Admiral Statura Admiral Statura is one of the leaders of the

Ahsoka, Kanan and Sabine

Diversity Aboveground: Star Wars Heroines

Spoilers Below! Star Wars isn’t known for its strong females. The original six films have Leia Organa and Padme Naberrie and about six seconds of various other females like Mon Mothma. The new television series and films are changing that. Ahsoka Tano Tano became a fan favorite on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and now

FEATURE: Where’s Our ‘Metroid’ Film?

  Imagine sitting in a darkened auditorium, nervously munching on popcorn as discordant notes play. At any moment, those on the screen are under threat by aliens and space pirates that could be lurking anywhere. Luckily, the main heroine has a suit, skills and science on her side. Why hasn’t Samus been portrayed on the

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