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/Film (pronounced "slashfilm") is a blog that covers movie news, reviews, interviews, and trailers.
Aaron Dale Allston (December 8, 1960 – February 27, 2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels.
ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Television Academy, legally known as The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the television industry in the United States.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.
Ahsoka Tano is a character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
Alan Dean Foster (born November 18, 1946) is an American writer of fantasy and science fiction, who has written several book series, more than 20 standalone novels and many faithful novelizations of film scripts.
Alan Frederick Horn (born on February 28, 1943) is an American entertainment industry executive.
Alden Caleb Ehrenreich (born November 22, 1989) is an American actor.
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.
All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the American network National Public Radio (NPR).
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming-of-age comedy film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Bo Hopkins, and Wolfman Jack.
An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor and mime artist.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy or horror in which the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
Architecture in Star Wars includes the cities, buildings, ships, and other structures of the fictional Star Wars universe as described and depicted in books, movies, comics, and cartoons.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Arthur William Matthew "Art" Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an American actor in film, stage, television and radio.
An art film is typically a serious, independent film, aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience.
Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.
The Atari 2600 (or Atari Video Computer System before November 1982) is a home video game console from Atari, Inc. Released on September 11, 1977, it is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and games contained on ROM cartridges, a format first used with the Fairchild Channel F in 1976.
Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.
Back Issue! is an American magazine published by TwoMorrows Publishing, based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Bad Robot is an American film and television production company led by J. J. Abrams.
Senator Bail Organa of Alderaan, is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by actor Jimmy Smits in Attack of the Clones (2002), Revenge of the Sith (2005), and Rogue One (2016).
Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group.
Bantam Spectra is the science fiction division of American publishing company Bantam Books, which is owned by Random House.
BB-8 (or Beebee-Ate) is a droid character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, appearing in both the 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens and 2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi films.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Beatrice "Bea" Arthur (born Bernice Frankel; May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress, comedian, singer, Marine, and animal rights activist.
Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. (born July 12, 1948) is an American sound designer, film editor, director, screenwriter, and voice actor.
Paul Benjamin "Ben" Mendelsohn (born 3 April 1969) is an Australian actor, who first rose to prominence in Australia for his role in The Year My Voice Broke (1987) and internationally for his role in the crime drama Animal Kingdom (2010).
Bespin is a fictional planet, a gas giant in Star Wars films and books (in the Bespin System of the Ison Corridor of the Ivax Nebula of the Anoat Sector of Greater Javin of the Outer Rim).
Billie Catherine Lourd (born July 17, 1992) is an American actress, known for her roles as Chanel #3 in the Fox television series Scream Queens and Winter Anderson in the FX series American Horror Story: Cult.
William December "Billy Dee" Williams Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer.
Blade Runner is a 1982 American-Hong Kong neo-noir science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos.
A blaster is a fictional gun that appears in the Star Wars universe.
A blockbuster is a work of entertainment – especially a feature film, but also other media – that is highly popular and financially successful.
Robert Allen Iger (born February 10, 1951) is an American businessman who is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company.
Boba Fett is a fictional character and bounty hunter in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
A bounty hunter is a person who captures fugitives and criminals for a monetary reward (bounty).
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
Brainwashing (also known as mind control, menticide, coercive persuasion, thought control, thought reform, and re-education) is the concept that the human mind can be altered or controlled by certain psychological techniques.
Brian Charles Daley (December 22, 1947 – February 11, 1996) was an American science fiction novelist.
Bryan Burk (born December 30, 1968) is an American film and television producer.
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
Byte was an American microcomputer magazine, influential in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s because of its wide-ranging editorial coverage.
C-3PO or See-Threepio is a humanoid robot character from the ''Star Wars'' franchise who appears in the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy and the sequel trilogy.
Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution.
In fiction, canon is the material accepted as officially part of the story in the fictional universe of that story.
Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure (originally broadcast as The Ewok Adventure) is a 1984 American television film based in the Star Wars universe.
Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc.
Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, writer, and humorist.
Cartoon Network (abbreviated as CN since 2004) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Catch Me If You Can is a 2002 American biographical crime film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Changes in Star Wars re-releases vary from minor differences in color timing, audio mixing, and take choices to major insertions of new visual effects, additions of characters and dialogue, scene expansions, and replacement of original cast members with newer ones.
Chewbacca, nicknamed "Chewie", is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The chief financial officer (CFO) is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
Chivalry, or the chivalric code, is an informal, varying code of conduct developed between 1170 and 1220, never decided on or summarized in a single document, associated with the medieval institution of knighthood; knights' and gentlewomen's behaviours were governed by chivalrous social codes.
Christopher John Weitz (born November 30, 1969) is an American filmmaker, author and occasional actor.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
Clairvoyance (from French clair meaning "clear" and voyance meaning "vision") is the alleged ability to gain information about an object, person, location, or physical event through extrasensory perception.
The Clone Wars, occasionally referred to in the singular as the Clone War, are conflicts in the Star Wars franchise by George Lucas.
Cloning is the process of producing genetically identical individuals of an organism either naturally or artificially.
A collider is a type of particle accelerator involving directed beams of particles.
Collider is an entertainment website and YouTube channel founded by Editor in Chief Steve Weintraub in July 2005 and February 2007.
Comic Book Resources, also known as CBR, is a website dedicated to the coverage of comic book-related news and discussion.
ComicsAlliance was a website dedicated to covering the comic book industry as well as comic-related media, and is owned by Townsquare Media.
In genre studies, a coming-of-age story is a genre of literature and film that focuses on the growth of a protagonist from youth to adulthood ("coming of age").
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
Coruscant is a planet in the fictional Star Wars universe (in the Coruscant Subsector of the Corusca Sector of the Core Worlds).
Count Dooku of Serenno, from the House of Dooku is a fictional character from the ''Star Wars'' franchise, appearing in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as a primary and minor antagonist respectively.
George Lucas's science fiction multi-film Star Wars saga has had a significant impact on modern popular culture.
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.
Daniel Brett Weiss (born April 23, 1971) is an American television producer and writer, and novelist.
Dagobah is a star system in the Star Wars films The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
Daniel Logan (born 6 June 1987) is a New Zealand actor.
Dark Empire is a Star Wars comic book metaseries produced by Dark Horse Comics.
Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book and manga publisher.
Darth Maul is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
Dave Wolverton (born 1957) is a science fiction author who also goes under the pseudonym David Farland for his fantasy works.
David Benioff (born David Friedman; September 25, 1970) is an American screenwriter, television producer and writer, and novelist.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Death Star is the name of a number of fictional mobile space stations and galactic superweapons featured in the Star Wars space opera franchise.
Decipher, Inc. is an American gaming company based in Norfolk, Virginia, US.
Del Rey Books is a branch of Ballantine Books, which is owned by Random House and, in turn, by Penguin Random House.
Dennis Publishing Ltd. is an independent publisher founded in 1974.
Diahann Carroll (born Carol Diahann Johnson, July 17, 1935) is an American television and stage actress, singer and model known for her performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959) as well as on Broadway.
Diego Luna Alexander (born 29 December 1979) is a Mexican actor, director and producer.
Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among others) is the delivery or distribution of media content such as audio, video, software and video games.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music recording arm of Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
Disney Streaming Services LLC is a direct-to-consumer streaming service company owned by the Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International segment of The Walt Disney Company.
Disney XD is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney Channels Worldwide unit of the Disney–ABC Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
A dogfight, or dog fight, is an aerial battle between fighter aircraft, conducted at close range.
Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ.
A droid is a fictional robot possessing some degree of artificial intelligence in the Star Wars science fiction franchise.
Dubrovnik (historically Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea.
Emilia Clarke is an English actress.
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy.
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Epic films are a style of filmmaking with large scale, sweeping scope, and spectacle.
Ernie Fosselius (born 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor, known internationally for his various film roles, including independent dramas, science-fiction epics, and musicals.
Ewoks are a fictional species of small, mammaloid bipeds that appear in the Star Wars universe.
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor is a 1985 television film set in the Star Wars galaxy co-written and directed by Jim and Ken Wheat from a story by George Lucas.
Family Guy is an American animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
A fan film is a film or video inspired by a film, television program, comic book or a similar source, created by fans rather than by the source's copyright holders or creators.
Felicity Rose Hadley Jones (born 17 October 1983) is an English actress.
A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.
A film series, film franchise, movie series, or movie franchise is a collection of related films in succession that share the same fictional universe, or are marketed as a series.
FN-2187 (Finn) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
The First Order is an autocratic military dictatorship in the Star Wars franchise, introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Frank Oz (born Frank Richard Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is an English-born American puppeteer, filmmaker and actor.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
Galactic empires are a common trope used in science fantasy and science fiction, particularly in works known as 'space operas'.
The Galactic Republic, often referred to as simply the Republic, is the name of the interplanetary State used in the fictional ''Star Wars'' universe prior to the establishment of the Galactic Empire.
Galaxies other than the Milky Way are popular settings for creators of science fiction, particularly those working with broad-scale space opera settings.
A game engine is a software development environment designed for people to build video games.
GameRankings is a website that collects review scores from both offline and online sources to give an average rating.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.
Gareth James Edwards (born 13 July 1975) is an English film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, production designer, and visual effects artist.
Gary Douglas Kurtz (born July 27, 1940) is an American film producer whose list of credits includes American Graffiti (1973), Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Dark Crystal (1982) and Return to Oz (1985).
Gary Leslie Whitta (born 21 July 1972) is an English-born American screenwriter, author, game designer, and video game journalist.
General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur.
A ghostwriter is hired to write literary or journalistic works, speeches, or other texts that are officially credited to another person as the author.
A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.
The Great Purge or the Great Terror (Большо́й терро́р) was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938.
Guillermo del Toro Gómez (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, author and former special effects makeup artist.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Han Solo is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Hardware Wars is a 1978 short film parody of a teaser trailer for the science fiction film Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.
Hasbro, Inc. (an abbreviation of its original name, Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company, It is the largest toy maker in the world in terms of stock market value, and third largest with revenues of approximately $5.12 billion.
Hermann Hoth (12 April 1885 – 25 January 1971) was a German army commander and war criminal during World War II.
Hoth is an ice planet in the Star Wars fictional universe.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
A humanoid (from English human and -oid "resembling") is something that has an appearance resembling a human without actually being one.
Ian McDiarmid (born 11 August 1944) is an Olivier and Tony award-winning Scottish character actor and director.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
io9 is a blog launched in 2008 by Gawker Media, which focuses on the subjects of science fiction, fantasy, futurism, science, technology and related areas.
Irony, in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case.
Irvin Kershner (born Isadore Kershner; April 29, 1923November 27, 2010) was an American actor and director of film and television.
Jeffrey Jacob Abrams (born June 27, 1966) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer.
Jabba Desilijic Tiure,"Jabba", in Sansweet, Star Wars Encyclopedia, pp.
Jacen Solo is a fictional character in the non-canon ''Star Wars'' expanded universe, now known as the Legends continuity.
Jakku is a fictional desert planet first featured in the 2015 Star Wars film The Force Awakens.
The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.
James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor.
James Mangold (born December 16, 1963) is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer.
Jango Fett is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, created by George Lucas.
Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name.
James A. "Jay" Rasulo was the Senior Executive VP and CFO of The Walt Disney Company.
The Jedi are the main protagonists in the Star Wars universe.
Jedi is a game engine developed primarily by Ray Gresko for LucasArts.
The Jedi Academy trilogy is a trilogy of science fiction novels set in the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe.
The Jedi census phenomenon is a grassroots movement that was initiated in 2001 for residents of a number of English-speaking countries, urging them to record their religion as "Jedi" or "Jedi Knight" (after the quasi-religious order of Jedi Knights in the fictional Star Wars universe) on the national census.
Jedi Quest is an eleven-book series written by Jude Watson about Obi-Wan Kenobi, his apprentice Anakin Skywalker, and the events that take place in the fictional ''Star Wars'' expanded universe between Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Episode II: Attack of the Clones, (32-22 BBY).
Jediism (or Jedism) is a philosophy mainly based on the depiction of the Jedi characters in Star Wars media.
Jefferson Airplane, a rock band based in San Francisco, California, was one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock.
Joe Schreiber (born 1969) is an American novelist known for his horror and thriller novels.
Joel Edgerton (born 23 June 1974) is an Australian actor, director, writer, producer and filmmaker.
John Knoll (born October 6, 1962) is an American visual effects supervisor and chief creative officer (CCO) at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM).
John Philip Madden (born 8 April 1949) is an English director of theatre, film, television, and radio.
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist.
Jonathan Kolia Favreau (born October 19, 1966) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Jonathan Hales (born 10 May 1937) is a British playwright and screenwriter.
Jonathan Kasdan (born September 30, 1979) is an American writer, director and actor.
Joonas Viljami Suotamo (born 3 October 1986) is a Finnish actor and a former professional basketball player.
Joshua Benjamin Trank (born February 19, 1984) is an American film director, screenwriter, and editor.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
Jyn Erso is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by English actress Felicity Jones in the 2016 film Rogue One.
Kashyyyk, also known as Wookiee Planet C, is a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe.
Kathleen Kennedy (born June 5, 1953) is an American film producer.
Kenner Products was an American toy company founded in 1946.
Kevin James Anderson (born March 27, 1962) is an American science fiction author with over 50 bestsellers.
Kirkus Reviews (or Kirkus Media) is an American book review magazine founded in 1933 by Virginia Kirkus (1893–1980).
A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch, bishop or other political leader for service to the monarch or a Christian Church, especially in a military capacity.
Knight Ridder (from Dutch ridder, knight) was an American media company, specializing in newspaper and Internet publishing.
KUSC (91.5 MHz FM) is a listener-supported classical music radio station broadcasting from downtown Los Angeles, California, United States.
Kyle Katarn is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe, who appears in the five video games of the ''Jedi Knight'' series, the video game Star Wars: Lethal Alliance, and in several books and other material.
Kylo Ren is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Baron Landonis "Lando" Calrissian is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise. In the original trilogy, Lando is introduced as an old friend of Han Solo, who prior to the events of the film was the original owner of the Millennium Falcon, until he lost the ship to Han in a bet. In the film, he is a former smuggler, who became the Baron-Administrator of the Cloud City of gas planet Bespin, and later becomes part of the Rebel Alliance. He is portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), while Donald Glover portrays a younger Lando in the 2018 standalone film Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lando also appears frequently in the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe of novels, comic books and video games, including a series of ''Legends'' novels in which he is the protagonist.
Last Days in the Desert is an American drama film about the temptation of Christ, directed and written by Rodrigo García.
Laugh It Up, Fuzzball: The Family Guy Trilogy consists of three episode specials of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.
Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American screenwriter, director and producer.
The Legacy of the Force is a series of nine science fiction novels set in the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe, taking place approximately 40 years after the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (in Star Wars chronology, from 40 ABY to 41 ABY).
Lego (stylized as LEGO) is a line of plastic construction toys that are manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark.
Lego Star Wars is a Lego theme that incorporates the Star Wars saga.
Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales is a five-part Lego Star Wars television mini-series that premiered on Disney XD on July 6, 2015.
Lego Star Wars: Revenge of the Brick is a brickfilm (Lego short film) loosely based on Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.
Lego Star Wars: The Quest for R2-D2 is a 2009 comedy short film directed by a director Peder Pedersen and produced by M2Film for Lego and Cartoon Network in collaboration with Lucasfilm.
Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American writer, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera.
Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress and dancer.
Lenovo Group Ltd. or Lenovo PC International, often shortened to Lenovo (formerly stylized as lenovo), is a Chinese multinational technology company with headquarters in Beijing, China and Morrisville, North Carolina.
Liam John Neeson, OBE (born 7 June 1952) is an actor from Northern Ireland.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
A lightsaber is a fictional energy sword featured in the ''Star Wars'' universe.
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas that includes Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983).
This list of characters from the Star Wars franchise contains only those which are considered part of the official Star Wars canon.
This is a list of comic books set in the fictional Star Wars universe.
This is a list of creatures in the fictional Star Wars universe.
This is an incomplete list of characters from the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe, now rebranded Star Wars Legends.
The fictional universe of the Star Wars franchise features multiple planets and moons.
This is a list of Star Wars species, containing the names of fictional sentient species from the Star Wars franchise beginning with the letters F through J. Star Wars is an American epic space opera film series created by George Lucas.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned several attractions at multiple Disney themed parks, starting before Disney's acquisition of the franchise from George Lucas.
This is a list of ''Star Wars'' video games.
The following is a list of weapons shown in the Star Wars universe.
This is a list of the highest-grossing media franchises.
Looper is a 2012 American science fiction thriller film written and directed by Rian Johnson, and produced by Ram Bergman and James D. Stern.
LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC is an American video game publisher and licensor.
Lucasfilm Animation Ltd.
Luke Skywalker is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the original film trilogy of the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
MacWEEK was a controlled-circulation weekly Apple Macintosh trade journal based in San Francisco founded by Michael Tchong, John Anderson, Glenn Patch, Dick Govatski, and Michael F. Billings.
Mad Max 2 (originally released in the United States as The Road Warrior and sometimes known as Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior) is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller.
Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American stage, screen and voice actor.
MarketWatch operates a financial information website that provides business news, analysis, and stock market data.
Marvel Comics is the common name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic books and related media.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC (formerly Marvel Enterprises and Toy Biz, Inc., and marketed and stylized as MARVEL) is an American entertainment company founded in June 1998 and based in New York City, formed by the merger of Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc. and ToyBiz.
A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.
A media franchise, also known as multimedia franchise, is a collection of related media in which several derivative works have been produced from an original creative work, such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game.
Michael Austin Stackpole (born November 27, 1957) is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his Star Wars and BattleTech books.
Michael Arndt is an American screenwriter.
The Millennium Falcon is a fictional starship in the Star Wars franchise.
The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).
MobyGames is a commercial website that catalogs video games both past and present.
A mockumentary (a portmanteau of mock and documentary) or docucomedy is a type of movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
Mos Eisley is a spaceport town in the fictional Star Wars universe.
MovieWeb is an entertainment news website and video brand, one of the longest-running of its kind.
The Museum of Science (MoS) is a science museum and indoor zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, located in Science Park, a plot of land spanning the Charles River.
The music of the Star Wars franchise is composed and produced in conjunction with the development of the feature films, television series, and other merchandise within the epic space opera franchise created by George Lucas.
Naboo is a planet in the fictional Star Wars universe with a mostly green terrain and which is the homeworld of two spacefaring societies: the Gungans, who dwell in underwater cities, and the humans, who live in colonies on the surface.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.
The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
Nelvana Ltd. is a Canadian animation studio and children's media company owned by Corus Entertainment.
The New Republic is a fictional government in the ''Star Wars'' universe.
Newsarama is an American website that publishes news, interviews, and essays about the American comic book industry.
The Night of the Long Knives (German), also called Operation Hummingbird (German: Unternehmen Kolibri) or, in Germany, the Röhm Putsch, was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany from June 30 to July 2, 1934, when the National Socialist German Workers Party, or Nazis, carried out a series of political extrajudicial executions intended to consolidate Adolf Hitler's absolute hold on power in Germany.
A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
In entertainment, an origin story is an account or back-story revealing how a character or group of people become a protagonist or antagonist, and adds to the overall study of a narrative, often giving reasons for their intentions.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to science fiction: Science fiction – a genre of fiction dealing with the impact of imagined innovations in science or technology, often in a futuristic setting.
Padmé Amidala (née Naberrie) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by actress Natalie Portman.
Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and publicly as Senator, then Supreme Chancellor, and later Emperor) is a fictional character and one of the primary antagonists of the ''Star Wars'' franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.
Parker Brothers was an American toy and game manufacturer which later became a brand of Hasbro.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
Philip A. Lord (born July 12, 1975) and Christopher Robert Miller (born September 23, 1975) are an American filmmaker duo.
The space opera interstellar epic Star Wars uses science and technology in its settings and storylines.
Pizzazz was a magazine published by Marvel Comics from 1977 to 1979, for a total run of 16 issues.
A pocket refers to combat forces that have been isolated by opposing forces from their logistical base and other friendly forces.
Poe Dameron is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Oscar Isaac. Poe is an X-wing fighter pilot for the Resistance who inadvertently brings renegade stormtrooper Finn (John Boyega) and Jakku scavenger Rey (Daisy Ridley) into battle against the sinister First Order. He is featured in The Force Awakens media and merchandising as well as an eponymous comic book series and the December 2017 sequel, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Isaac and the character have received positive reviews, with Poe being compared to the characterization of Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the original ''Star Wars'' film trilogy.
Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
Precognition (from the Latin prae-, "before" and cognitio, "acquiring knowledge"), also called prescience, future vision, future sight is an alleged psychic ability to see events in the future.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program is a Creative Arts Emmy Award which is given annually to an animated series.
Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (also Senator Leia Organa or General Leia Organa) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.
A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.
A prophecy is a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to them by a god.
Psychokinesis (from Greek ψυχή "mind" and κίνησις "movement"), or telekinesis (from τηλε- "far off" and κίνηση "movement"), is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to influence a physical system without physical interaction. Psychokinesis experiments have historically been criticized for lack of proper controls and repeatability. There is no convincing evidence that psychokinesis is a real phenomenon, and the topic is generally regarded as pseudoscience.
Qui-Gon Jinn is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by Liam Neeson as one of the main protagonists of the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
R2-D2, or Artoo-Detoo, is a fictional robot character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System is a book by Ian Bogost and Nick Montfort describing the history and technical challenges of programming for the Atari 2600 video game console.
Radio drama (or audio drama, audio play, radio play, radio theater, or audio theater) is a dramatized, purely acoustic performance.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American action adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Lawrence Kasdan from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman.
Ralph Angus McQuarrie (June 13, 1929 – March 3, 2012) was an American conceptual designer and illustrator.
Ram Bergman (רם ברגמן) is an Israeli film producer, known for the films Brick, Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, all of which were written and directed by Rian Johnson.
In computer graphics, a raster graphics or bitmap image is a dot matrix data structure that represents a generally rectangular grid of pixels (points of color), viewable via a monitor, paper, or other display medium.
Reason is an American libertarian monthly magazine published by the Reason Foundation.
Rebecca Moesta Anderson (born November 17, 1956 in Heidelberg, West Germany) is the author of several science fiction books.
Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.
Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short, is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.
Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Rey is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by English actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the main character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's conflict with the First Order when her solitary life is interrupted by BB-8, the droid of ace Resistance pilot Poe Dameron, and a runaway Stormtrooper named Finn.
Rian Craig Johnson (born December 17, 1973) is an American filmmaker and television director who wrote and directed the films Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper, Brick, and The Brothers Bloom.
Richard "Rick" McCallum (born August 22, 1954) is a German-born American film producer.
Risk is a strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest for two to six players.
Risk: Star Wars Original Trilogy Edition is a commercial strategic board game, produced by Parker Brothers, a division of Hasbro.
Robot Chicken is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series, created and executive produced for Adult Swim by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root.
"Robot Chicken: Star Wars" (also known as "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode I") is a 2007 episode of the television comedy series Robot Chicken, airing as a one-off special during Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block on June 17, 2007.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II is a 2008 episode of the television comedy series Robot Chicken, and the sequel to the Annie Award winning Robot Chicken Star Wars, which aired as a one-off special during Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block on November 16, 2008.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (also known as Robot Chicken: Star Wars III) is a 2010 episode special of the television comedy series Robot Chicken, and the third and final installment in the Annie Award-winning and Emmy-nominated Robot Chicken: Star Wars trilogy.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, or simply Rogue One, is a 2016 American space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Roman Republic (Res publica Romana) was the era of classical Roman civilization beginning with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom, traditionally dated to 509 BC, and ending in 27 BC with the establishment of the Roman Empire.
Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Rose Tico is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Saw Gerrera is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.
Screen Rant is an online entertainment news website which was launched in 2003.
A serial, film serial, movie serial or chapter play, is a motion picture form popular during the first half of the 20th century, consisting of a series of short subjects exhibited in consecutive order at one theater, generally advancing weekly, until the series is completed.
Shoot 'em up (also known as shmup or STGDavies, Jonti.. GameSpy. 30 July 2008.Carless, Simon.. Game Set Watch. 5 April 2011.) is a subgenre of the shooter genre of video games.
A silver lining is a metaphor for optimism in the common English-language which means a negative occurrence may have a positive aspect to it.
Simon David Kinberg (born August 2, 1973) is a British-born American screenwriter, film producer and television producer.
The Sith are major antagonists in the space opera franchise Star Wars.
Skywalker Ranch is a movie ranch and workplace of film director, writer and producer George Lucas located in a secluded, yet open area near Nicasio, California, in Marin County.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo.
Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking.
A space simulator is a system that tries to replicate or simulate outer space as closely and realistically as possible.
Spaceballs is a 1987 American comic science fiction film co-written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks.
To be spacefaring is to be capable of and active in space travel or space transport, the operation of spacecraft or spaceplanes.
In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).
Splinter of the Mind's Eye is a 1978 science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster.
A standalone film is a film that does not have any relation with other films.
Star Comics was an imprint of Marvel Comics that began in 1984 and featured titles that were aimed at child readers and were often adaptations of children's television series, animated series or toys.
Star Tours was a motion simulator attraction at several Disney theme parks, based on the successful ''Star Wars'' film series created by George Lucas.
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
Star Wars is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics from April 12, 1977 to May 27, 1986.
Star Wars is an arcade game produced by Atari Inc.
Star Wars is an ongoing Star Wars comic series published by Marvel Comics since January 14, 2015.
Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.
An expanded radio dramatization of the original Star Wars trilogy was produced in 1981, 1983, and 1996.
Star Wars and History is a book published on November 1, 2012, edited by Janice Liedl and Nancy R. Reagin.
Star Wars Celebration is a fan gathering to celebrate the Star Wars franchise.
Star Wars comics have been produced by various comic book publishers since the debut of the 1977 film Star Wars.
Star Wars: Customizable Card Game (SW:CCG) is an out-of-print customizable card game based on the Star Wars fictional universe.
Star Wars Day, May4, celebrates George Lucas' Star Wars.
Star Wars expanded to other media includes all Star Wars fictional material produced by Lucasfilm or officially licensed by it outside of the films.
Star Wars Forces of Destiny is a 2D animated web series by Lucasfilm Animation released through Disney's YouTube channel.
The Star Wars Holiday Special is a 1978 American musical science fiction television film set in the ''Star Wars'' galaxy.
Star Wars Hotel is a proposed Star Wars-themed luxury hotel to be built near Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.
Star Wars Insider is the official Star Wars magazine.
The opening crawl is the signature device of every numbered film of the Star Wars series, an American epic space opera franchise created by George Lucas.
A Star Wars Pez is a Pez candy dispenser themed after the Star Wars movies, and is one of the company's most prominent merchandising deals.
Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm Animation.
Star Wars Resistance is an upcoming American anime-inspired television series produced by Lucasfilm.
Star Wars Risk: The Clone Wars Edition is a form of the board game Risk (game).
A Star Wars role-playing game is a role-playing game or role-playing video game set in the fictional Star Wars universe.
The Star Wars Roleplaying Game is a tabletop role-playing game set in the Star Wars universe first published by Fantasy Flight Games in August 2012.
The Star Wars Roleplaying Game is a d20 System roleplaying game set in the Star Wars universe.
The Star Wars sequel trilogy is the third set of three films in the Star Wars franchise, an American space opera created by George Lucas.
Star Wars Tales was a comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics, beginning on September 29, 1999, and completing its run on July 13, 2005.
Star Wars trading card usually refers to a non-sport card themed after a Star Wars movie or television show.
The Star Wars franchise has spawned over one hundred computer, video, and board games, dating back to some of the earliest home consoles.
Star Wars: Clone Wars (sometimes referred to as Tartakovsky's Clone Wars) is an American animated television micro-series adapted, directed, produced and co-written by Genndy Tartakovsky, set in the ''Star Wars'' universe.
Star Wars: Dark Forces is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by LucasArts.
Star Wars: Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO (later released on DVD in 2004 as Star Wars Animated Adventures: Droids) is an animated television series which originally aired in 1985, that features the exploits of R2-D2 and C-3PO, the droids who have appeared in all ten live-action Star Wars films.
Star Wars: Empire was a series of comics published by Dark Horse Comics.
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace is a 1999 American epic space opera written and directed by George Lucas, produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones is a 2002 American epic space opera film directed by George Lucas and written by Lucas and Jonathan Hales.
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith is a 2005 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.
Star Wars: Ewoks is an American/Canadian animated television series featuring the Ewok characters introduced in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is an upcoming Star Wars-themed area being developed at both Disneyland Park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, as well as Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida.
Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice is a popular series of books in the fictional Star Wars (Legends) universe, published between 1999 and 2002.
Star Wars: Jedi Knight is a first-person shooter and third-person shooter video game series set in the fictional ''Star Wars'' expanded universe.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a 2006 monthly Star Wars comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics.
Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown is a Star Wars novel written by Joe Schreiber, released by Del Rey Books on January 28, 2014.
Star Wars: Princess Leia is a five-issue Star Wars comic book limited series, centered on Princess Leia immediately following the events of the 1977 film Star Wars.
Star Wars: Republic is an American comic book series set in the fictional Star Wars universe.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is a 1984 arcade game by Atari, Inc. and the follow-up to 1983's Star Wars arcade game.
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire is a multimedia project created by Lucasfilm Ltd. in 1996.
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire is a video game developed and published by LucasArts.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation with the division Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a 2008 American 3D animated military science fiction action-adventure film set within the Star Wars universe, leading into a TV series of the same name produced by Lucasfilm Animation.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a scrolling shooter video game written by Rex Bradford for the Atari 2600 and published by Parker Brothers in 1982.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the vector graphics Star Wars arcade game.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is an action-adventure video game and part of ''The Force Unleashed'' project.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is an unfinished multimedia project developed by LucasArts along with Dark Horse Comics, Lego, Hasbro, and Del Rey Books.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is an action-adventure platform video game developed and published by LucasArts.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson.
The Last of the Jedi is a series of young adult science fiction novels written by Jude Watson, begun in 2005.
Star Wars: The Old Republic is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based in the Star Wars universe.
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game is a role-playing game set in the Star Wars universe, written and published by West End Games (WEG) between 1987 and 1999.
Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination is a traveling exhibition created by the Museum of Science, Boston, featuring props and costumes used in the Star Wars films, but focusing primarily on the science behind George Lucas' science fiction epic.
Star Wars: X-Wing is a space simulation video game, the first of the ''X-Wing'' combat flight simulator game series.
Star Wars: X-wing is a ten-book series of Star Wars novels by Michael A. Stackpole and Aaron Allston.
Star Wars: X-Wing is a series of space flight simulator video games based in the Star Wars media franchise that attempts to simulate the fictional experience of starfighter combat, while remaining faithful to the movies.
Star Wars: X-wing Rogue Squadron is a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics.
Stephen David Daldry, CBE (born 2 May 1960) is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television.
Steve Perry (born August 31, 1947) is an American television writer and science fiction author.
Stormtroopers were specialist soldiers of the German Army in World War I. In the last years of the war, Stoßtruppen ("shock troops" or "thrust troops") were trained to fight with "infiltration tactics", part of the Germans' new method of attack on enemy trenches.
A stormtrooper is a fictional soldier in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
The Sturmabteilung (SA), literally Storm Detachment, functioned as the original paramilitary wing of the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which exists (or is claimed to exist), yet cannot be explained by laws of nature.
Supreme Leader Snoke is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Tales of the Jedi is a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics between 1993 and 1998.
Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith is a six-part story arc in the Tales of the Jedi series of comic books written by Kevin J. Anderson.
Tatooine is a fictional desert planet that appears in the Star Wars space opera franchise.
The space opera blockbuster Star Wars has borrowed many real-life scientific and technological concepts in its settings.
Temuera Derek Morrison (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor, who first gained recognition for his role as Dr. Hone Ropata on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.
The Comic Reader (TCR) was a comics news-fanzine published from 1961 to 1984.
The Courtship of Princess Leia is a 1994 bestselling Star Wars book by Dave Wolverton.
The Daily Beast is an American news and opinion website focused on politics and pop culture.
The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner.
The Force is a metaphysical and ubiquitous power in the Star Wars fictional universe.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
is a 1958 jidaigeki adventure film directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune as General and Misa Uehara as Princess Yuki.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards is an annual contest put forth by Lucasfilm and AtomFilms to showcase and acknowledge the growing genre of fan films made by, for, and about fans of the Star Wars saga.
The Science of Star Wars is a nonfiction popular science book written by former NASA astrophysicist Jeanne Cavelos first published on April 15, 1999 by St. Martin's Press.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
The Story Of Star Wars is a 1977 record album presenting an abridged version of the events depicted in the film Star Wars, using dialogue and sound effects from the original film.
The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 4, 1992, to July 24, 1993.
TheForce.Net ("TFN") is a Star Wars news website that provides updates on the Star Wars media franchise.
The Thrawn trilogy, also known as the Heir to the Empire trilogy, is a series of science fiction novels written by Timothy Zahn.
TIE fighters are fictional starfighters in the Star Wars universe.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Timothy Zahn (born September 1, 1951) is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy.
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Thomas Philip Pollock (born April 10, 1943) is an American motion picture producer.
Tom's Hardware is an online publication owned by Purch Group and focused on technology.
The Topps Company, Inc., manufactures chewing gum, candy, and collectibles.
Tor.com is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine published by Tor Books, as well as an imprint of Tor Books.
A trading card (or collectible card) is a small card, usually made out of paperboard or thick paper, which usually contains an image of a certain person, place or thing (fictional or real) and a short description of the picture, along with other text (attacks, statistics, or trivia).
Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens) is a 1935 Nazi propaganda film directed, produced, edited, and co-written by Leni Riefenstahl.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
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The Walt Disney Studios is an American film studio, one of the four major businesses of The Walt Disney Company and the main component of its Studio Entertainment segment.
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Warwick Ashley Davis (born 3 February 1970) is an English actor, television presenter, writer, director and producer.
Wicket W. Warrick is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise, first introduced and portrayed by Warwick Davis in the 1983 film Return of the Jedi.
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Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
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Wookiees are a fictional species of intelligent bipeds from the planet Kashyyyk in the Star Wars universe.
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Wrap is a phrase used by the director in the early days of the film industry to signal the end of filming.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
Yoda is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back.
Young Jedi Knights is a Star Wars young adult fiction series by science fiction writer Kevin J. Anderson and his wife Rebecca Moesta.
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