The Last Jedi Has Disappointing Opening Weekend in China

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi stumbled in its opening weekend in China. The highly-anticipated second installment in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars sequel trilogy continued to expand the story established in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, while also laying the groundwork for the filmmaker to return for the presumed final […]

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The Heartbreaking Significance of Those Gold Dice in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

At two points in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we get emotional scenes featuring a set of gold dice. They’re a heartbreaking nod to the dearly departed Han Solo (Harrison Ford), but if you’re having a hard time placing them, you’re not alone. Even if you’re a diehard fan of the galactic franchise, remembering the last […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blasts Its Way to $220 Million Opening Weekend

The Force is strong with this one, too. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’’ the latest installment of the epic sci-fi adventure series now owned by Walt Disney Co., met the high expectations set by movie fans and analysts with an opening weekend of $220 million in the U.S. and the Canada. The results, based on estimates released […]

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Explaining the meaning behind that shocking ending

The climactic final battle of The Last Jedi saw Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) make his long-awaited return from exile to battle Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) on the salt fields of the planet Crait — or so it seemed. In one of The Last Jedi’s greatest twists, it was revealed that Luke had never actually left Ahch-To and was using the Force to project […]

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NASA Confirms That ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Will Be Screened in Space

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi: where we last left all the key players

This week, moviegoers will return to that magical galaxy far, far away when Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on Friday, December 15. For Star Wars fanatics, the two-year wait between The Last Jedi and 2015’s The Force Awakens has been excruciating. Star Wars fans’ fealty to the franchise is well-documented, and they’ve been […]

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