‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Redefines Padmé Amidala’s Star Wars Legacy Through Leia

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Redefines Padmé Amidala’s Star Wars Legacy Through Leia

Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s most heart-wrenching moment so far is devoid of lightsabers and Darth Vader. Instead, it’s focused on the characters that often play supporting roles to the Star Wars saga’s biggest heroes. In Episode 3, young Leia (Vivien Lyra Blair) realizes that Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) knew her birth mother. As they ride in a transport … Read more

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 3 Has Some Major Problems, Including Darth Vader

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Episode 3 Has Some Major Problems, Including Darth Vader

Obi-Wan Kenobi remains an uninspiring, cheaply filmed disappointment in Episode 3. Credit: LucasFilm Obi-Wan Kenobi is not living up to my admittedly high expectations—leading me to question why I had such high expectations to begin with. I guess it’s just hard when you grew up loving Star Wars so much, you keep holding out hope. … Read more

Ahsoka Footage Features Rebels Character Sabine Wren

Ahsoka Footage Features Rebels Character Sabine Wren

Image: lucasfilm Few Star Wars characters have had quite the evolution like Ahsoka Tano. Famously debuting as Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the character slowly came into her own over the course of the show’s eventual seven season run, serving as its ostensible protagonist. After being a recurring character in sister … Read more

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Obi-Wan KenobiImage: lucasfilm There’s a moment early on in the first episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s two-part premiere that, while an astute observation about how the Jedi work as characters, seems explicitly designed to be an explanation for why everything happens the way it does: Reva, the Sith Inquisitor known as Third Sister (Moses Ingram), notes … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Avoided Watching Rebels to Play His Villain

Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Avoided Watching Rebels to Play His Villain

Obi-Wan Kenobi will premiere on the Disney+ streaming service next week and hype for the series is at an all-time high. The series is set to bring back Ewan McGregor as the titular character and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, as well as introduce us to a major Star Wars antagonist in live-action. The series … Read more

Everything we know about Obi-Wan Kenobi

Everything we know about Obi-Wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor in Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+); Darth Vader as seen in RogueOne (Screenshot: Disney+)Graphic: jimmy hasse Assuming you don’t count his cameos in the sequels, it’s been 17 years since Ewan McGregor took up the mantle of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. The (famously divisive) Star Wars prequels saw McGregor color in the larger-than-life outline left … Read more

New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy

“We are moving on from the Skywalkersaga,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. So no more Rey?Picture: lucasfilm Now that youhe Skywalker Saga is over, what exactly is has Star Wars movie? It’s a question Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has-been dealing with on a daily basis for years. Things on the streaming side are purring along … Read more

New Star Wars Show Coming From Spider-Man Director Jon Watts

New Star Wars Show Coming From Spider-Man Director Jon Watts

Spider-Man: Far From Home director Jon Watts is going to a galaxy far, far, away.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Did you think you were going to have to wait until next week’s Star Wars Celebration to find out about the future of Star Wars? Think again. A new article has pulled the curtain back on … Read more