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‘Star Wars’ and LG Debut Special Edition Darth Vader-Inspired 4K OLED TV

Your small screen is succumbing to the Dark Side. Star Wars and LG have joined forces on a special edition OLED Evo 65-inch C2 television that channels Darth Vader — but it’ll cost fans a pretty big bar of Beskar. The electronics company has reimagined its cinematic TV — which earned the CES 2022 Innovation […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Brilliantly Bridges Gap Between Ewan McGregor and Alec Guinness’ Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Character

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  Hello there. Come here, my little friend. Don’t be afraid. For years, Star Wars fans have wondered about the gap in which Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes Alec Guinness’ Ben Kenobi. And thanks to the most recent Star Wars miniseries on Disney+, viewers have a far better understanding […]

‘Star Wars’ Favorite Discusses Surprise Return for ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  Qui-Gon Jinn has returned. Star Wars fans were floored on Wednesday when Liam Neeson made his return to a galaxy far, far away in the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+. In the closing moments of the Star Wars miniseries, Neeson returned to the franchise for the […]

How ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Deepens the Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  The emotional stakes of Obi-Wan Kenobi were enormous — even if much of the outcome was already known. Throughout the Disney+ Star Wars miniseries, it isn’t the threat of life or death that set viewers’ hearts racing, but the journey to better understand the […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Delivers on That Season-Long Tease

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi.]  It took a lot of patience on the part of viewers, but Obi-Wan Kenobi delivered on a season-long tease fans hoped would come to fruition. Qui-Gon Jinn, played by Liam Neeson, returned to the franchise for the first time since 1999’s Star Wars: Episode […]

‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Fighter Model Used in ‘A New Hope’ Fetches an Astonishing $2.3M at Auction

Stay on target! A Star Wars X-wing Fighter model used in George Lucas’ 1977 sci-fi epic fetched an astonishing $2.3 million at auction Tuesday night, according to Prop Store Auction. The screen-matched Red Leader X-wing miniature model created by Industrial Light & Magic was estimated to go for $500,000 to $1 million. The final price […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi:’ All the Questions Answered in “Part V” of the ‘Star Wars’ Series

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  There is a wish list among Star Wars fans of what they hoped to see in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and this week’s episode checked a big box with a lightsaber dash. Within seconds of the opening of “Part V,” the penultimate episode of the Disney+ series treated […]

The Latest ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode Comes With a Warning — for Good Reason

[This story contains spoilers from Obi-Wan Kenobi “Part V.”]  The penultimate episode for Obi-Wan Kenobi opens with a warning. The message reads, “There are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting.” The latest warning was put on the episode for the same reason a warning was added to the premiere […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Star Hayden Christensen Explores His Latest Darth Vader Incarnation and Talks Anakin’s (Much-Memed) Sand Feelings

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi through “Part IV.”]   For Hayden Christensen, time was a great ally when crafting his Darth Vader performance for Obi-Wan Kenobi. In the Star Wars Disney+ miniseries, 10 years have passed since the last time Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi were face-to-face on Mustafar. In reality, 17 years […]

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Writer Joby Harold Relieved Leia Was Kept Secret

[This story contains spoilers for Obi-Wan Kenobi.] After speaking in code for over two years, Obi-Wan Kenobi head writer and executive producer Joby Harold is now relishing the opportunity to say one particular name: Leia.  When “Part I” and “Part II” of Deborah Chow’s Disney+ Star Wars series premiered May 27, viewers immediately compared the surprise […]

Events of the Week: ‘Fire Island,’ ‘Ms. Marvel’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Fire Island, Ms. Marvel, P-Valley and Hustle. Stranger Things FYC screening  On May 27, the Stranger Things cast and creators came together for a special event at Netflix’s FYSEE Space at Raleigh Studios, with […]

Here’s When You Can Buy Young Princess Leia’s Droid from ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Spoiler alert: Like BB-8 and Baby Yoda, Star Wars has spawned yet another character that’s bound to land on superfans’ wish lists this year. In the new Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, young Princess Leia Organa (played by Vivien Lyra Blair) is seen with a lovable disc-like droid nicknamed Lola, and collectors can get their very own L0-LA59 […]