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You’re not going to be able to leave a galaxy far, far away anytime soon. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has been in cinemas for ten weeks, and if you want to have another run through Rian Johnson‘s latest chapter in the saga, you&#…

John Boyega has spent a lot of time lately running around in cumbersome costumes. Of course, he’s rotated through a few guises in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” and in “Pacific Rim Upr…

THR continues their awards season roundtable conversations, focusing this week on the actors, as Stephen Galloway interviews Tom Hanks (“The Post”), James Franco (“The Disaster Artist”), John Boyega (“Detroit”, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) and Academy A…

Already part of one, globally massive franchise in “Star Wars,” can John Boyega put another big property under his belt? Well, he’ll certainly try with “Pacific Rim Uprising.” It remains to be seen how much demand there is…

It’s okay to like a movie if other people don’t, and vice versa. However, in this world where movie criticism has become about consensus and assembling teams either for or against a film, it can be lonely out there if you dare to disagree. …

Written and directed by filmmaker Rian Johnson (of Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper), Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the second entry in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Upon its release in late 2015, The Force Awakens received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and praise from fans worldwide for restoring the saga’s former glory while injecting it with fresh blood. As beloved as Episode VII was, however, one criticism continued to appear: it was too safe; a rehash of George Lucas’ 1977 film. If Abrams’ movie was too safe, then Johnson’s follow-up may prove too risky. Picking up moments after Episode VII’s cliffhanger ending with Rey finally meeting Luke, The Last Jedi begins with the evacuation of D’Qar, home to the Resistance’s secret base. After the destruction of their superweapon, Starkiller Base, the First Order attacks the planet, with General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) leading the charge with their massive battleship, the Dreadnaught. General …

So far in the “Star Wars” saga, the galaxy as we know it has been defined largely in binary terms; the light and darkness, the Jedi and The Dark Side. Between it all is The Force, the powerful, binding agent that exists between all things, an intangibl…