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Close Review: Lukas Dhont’s Coming-of-Age Drama Takes the Easy Way Out

Cannes: Lukas Dhont’s sensitive second feature is far less problematic than “Girl,” but it still opts for exploitation at its own expense. Thirteen-year-old best friends Leo (Eden Dambrine) and Remi (Gustav De Waele) don’t know it yet, but this will be the last perfect summer of their lives. It’ll be the last summer when they …

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Emergency movie review: A wickedly entertaining social thriller that you need to unearth from the depths of Prime Video

On the same day that a new social thriller starring one of Bollywood’s foremost actors arrives in theatres, the under-the-radar Sundance hit Emergency, a wickedly entertaining film also about issues that plague minorities, has landed on Amazon Prime Video. Essentially a One Long Night movie about three friends who discover an unconscious girl in their …

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Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor Make Surprise Appearance During Attack of the Clones Panel

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor Make Surprise Appearance During Attack of the Clones Panel

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor surprised fans in attendance during the Star Wars: Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary Celebration panel at Star Wars Celebration. Hosted by Ahsoka Tano voice actress Ashley Eckstein, the panel commemorated the 2002 Star Wars film that introduced fans to a lightsaber-wielding Yoda, a coming-of-age Anakin Skywalker, a young Boba …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi walks a tight-rope between enjoyable and underwhelming – The Irish Times

Obi-Wan Kenobi walks a tight-rope between enjoyable and underwhelming – The Irish Times

It’s been a rough old road for Star Wars ever since the disappointment of the JJ Abrams-Rian Johnson “sequel” trilogy. Those films swerved from mindless pastiche to actively hating on Star Wars and everything it stood for. And they brought out the ugly side in the Jedi fanbase, with actress Kelly Marie Tran singled out …

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Star Wars Spinoff 'Andor' Debuts a Trailer With Nearly No Footage of Andor

Star Wars Spinoff ‘Andor’ Debuts a Trailer With Nearly No Footage of Andor

Everyone’s looking at something in the trailer for Andor. What could it be? Whatever it is, it’s not Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor. As Lucasfilm continues its massive celebration of Star Wars a day after the original film’s 45th anniversary, having already dropped a trailer for Willow, the company also debuted the very first look at …

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Lucasfilm president talks recasting iconic 'Star Wars' characters, gives 'Lando' update

Lucasfilm president talks recasting iconic ‘Star Wars’ characters, gives ‘Lando’ update

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy surprised starwars fans recently when she admitted 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story had made the company rethink the practice of recasting the saga’s most iconic characters. “There should be moments along the way when you learn things,” Kennedy told Vanity Fair while discussing the underperforming prequel starring Alden Ehrenreich as …

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Rowan Atkinson Is at War with a Bee in MAN VS BEE Trailer

Someone at Netflix has a vendetta against bees. And they will not rest until we see the fuzzy insects for the villains they are. First, there’s the bee that murdered Lord Bridgerton while he innocently picked flowers for his wife, thereby traumatizing his eldest son Anthony for life—or at least a decade—in Bridgerton. (Bees, in …

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Star Wars Prequel 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Is Masterfully Guided by Ewan McGregor

Star Wars Prequel ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Is Masterfully Guided by Ewan McGregor

Time may not heal all wounds, but it does sometimes allow one to overlook the bad in favor of the good. That’s certainly been the case with George Lucas’ starwars prequels, whose many shortcomings (The dialogue! The wooden acting! Jar Jar!) were rightfully ridiculed at the time, and yet now seem amusingly quaint and corny …

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Star Wars Celebration Anaheim: How to Watch, What's Happened and What to Expect

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim: How to Watch, What’s Happened and What to Expect

“There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?” Fans of a galaxy far, far away gathered in California for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. It’s the first such convention since 2019’s Celebration Chicago, and will undoubtedly bring an array of announcements about upcoming Disney Plus showsvideo games and merchandise. Celebration Anaheim runs from Thursday, May …

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