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Rebels rumours galore (spoilers)

Our good friend Jason over at Making Star Wars has just posted a ton of rumours regarding season 1 of Rebels. and they should make any Star Wars fan very excited to see how this all plays out. Firstly, uber-fan and all-’round great guy Sam Witwer is back in Star Wars, this time providing a…

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Episode VII teaser trailer approaching?

I really did not expect this, and indeed I’m still sceptical. Nonetheless, today’s rumour is that John Williams will be scoring a teaser trailer on 15th November, presumably for a December release (Edit: attached to Disney’s Into the Woods): A reliable source just said JW received a trailer from JJ Abrams on Monday, Oct 20.…

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Rebels: “Fighter Flight” and “Rise of the Old Masters”

Rebels continues with two new episodes, “Fighter Flight” and “Rise of the Old Masters”, and the contrast between the two episodes is striking. “Fighter Flight” is, in many regards, a fairly lightweight episode: it doesn’t advance the plot nor does it expand the universe by including planets other than Lothal. It’s small, it’s self-contained and it’s…

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Alex Ross cover for Star Wars #1!

In January, Marvel will cap-off its re-entry into the Star Wars universe with Star Wars #1, a new comic series written by Jason Aaron and drawn by John Cassaday and set after Star Wars: A New Hope. Entertainment Weekly this morning is reporting something special.,As a homage to Marvel’s first go-round at this concept back in…

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Rebels is here… and it’s glorious

I admit it: the first time I watched the Rebels double-episode debut “Spark of Rebellion”, I was… underwhelmed. The animation looked sparse and rough, the dialogue felt forced (no pun intended) and the Imperials were more brutes than a coldly efficient machine. None of that changed upon my second viewing, but the lyricism and whimsy became more apparent.…

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Will Warwick Davis return for Episode VII?

Warwick Davis is a god amongst men: besides playing Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi and Wald and Weazel in The Phantom Menace, Davis has also had a successful comedy partnership with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, appearing in Extras, An Idiot Abroad and his own series, Life’s Too Short. Plus he was…