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Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: The Force Awakens An Old Nostalgia and New Ideas

William Bradley | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The new Star Wars film represents not so much a new hope as an old hope renewed. Or, since it's still the case that so few have actually seen the film, it represents the hope of an old hope renewed.

5 Beloved Hollywood Movies With Silly Endings

Steven Shehori | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

Just because a film is great, adored, or heck, even a combination both, it doesn't mean those final minutes of the final reel are gonna tie things up the way we'd like.

Why Artist Drew Struzan Is Very Important to Star Wars

Erik Sharkey | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

Drew Struzan may not be a "household" name, but unless you've been living in a cave for the past few decades, you've more than likely seen his work.

Keeping America Safe By Altering Our Favorite Films

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To make America safer, here are some of the Republican suggestions for alternative endings to America's favorite films.

This Luke Skywalker Theory Destroys Everything You Thought You Knew About 'Star Wars'

Rob Conery | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment
Rob Conery

One evening, while geeking out with my daughters, I decided to share a theory I had with them about Star Wars -- specifically Return of the Jedi. After seeing the previews for the new movie, I think my theory might be correct.

How Did Toy Sales Save Han Solo's Life in Return of the Jedi?

Brian Cronin | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

One of the biggest decisions that filmmakers have to make when dealing with franchises is how to handle killing off characters. Do you kill off one of your main characters? And if so, which one?

Here's What It Was Like Inside Jabba The Hutt

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.27.2015 | Entertainment

Jabba the Hutt fans, have we got a geekout for you. "Filmumentary" maker Jamie Benning interviewed Jabba puppeteer Toby Philpott over Skype about h...

Using Star Wars as a post-Election Tonic

Bryan Young | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Bryan Young

Like Yoda sensing the destruction of Order 66 from the treetops of Kashyyyk, the turnover ofthe Senate made my heart ache.

Star Wars Rebels Uses Characters and Vehicles Designed for the Original Trilogy to Expand the Saga

Jim Hill | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

When the powers-that-be at Disney and Lucasfilm decided that they wanted to set Star Wars Rebels in that time period between the prequels and the original trilogy, executive producer Dave Filoni knew that this new Disney XD animated series was going to be tough to pull off.

Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh's New Hope Is That They Get to Make More "Phineas & Ferb Star Wars" Specials for the Disney Channel

Jim Hill | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Lost 'Jedi' Scene Answers Lingering 'Star Wars' Question

Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Were Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda cool with lying to Luke Skywalker about the identity of his father, a.k.a. Darth Vader? For years, "Star Wars" fans have ...

Watch These Amazing 'Return Of The Jedi' Outtakes

Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The slow death that Yoda endures in "Return of the Jedi" would have been even slower, as evidenced via newly unearthed outtakes. All taking place duri...

Mike Ryan

When Fans Should Expect A New 'Star Wars' Title

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

This past weekend, Disney chairman Alan Horn was audibly booed by fans at Disney’s D23 expo for saying nothing about “Star Wars: Episode VII" othe...

Familiar Face Back For More 'Star Wars'

Posted 07.27.2013 | Entertainment

The new "Star Wars" trilogy is gaining another familiar face in John Williams, who composed the scores for all six of the saga's previous entries. Fol...

The Core Is Strong With This One

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.30.2013 | Comedy

Who needs a Downward Facing Dog when you can do the Downward Facing Wookie! California-based Matthew Latkiewicz is the creator of Star Wars Yoga....

About Those 'Star Wars' Plot Rumors

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Earlier this week, a sketchy-from-the start Star Wars rumor made its way around the Internet. In a nutshell, the rumor claims, casting calls were put out for the twin sibling characters of Jaina Solo and Jacen Solo, two young Jedis in training. Along with it came a complete breakdown of what would happen to these characters over the course of Episode VII, Episode VIII and Episode IX. Sure.

How Much Do You Really Know About 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment

Most of us know a bit about the storied legacy of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, a series that raked in more than $2.7 billion worldwide after its ...

Mike Ryan

Read Leonard Nimoy's Angry Letter About Spock's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

"No, there is another." This one line spoken by Yoda during "The Empire Strikes Back" set off three years of speculation before it was revealed in "Re...

Thanks 'Star Wars' For These 30 Things

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

This Saturday, "Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi," the capstone of George Lucas' original trilogy, turns 30. Not only does this mean you're old, it me...

The Secret 1981 Meeting That Led To Four 'Star Wars' Movies

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

On May 25, the third film in the original Star Wars trilogy, "Return of the Jedi," will turn 30 years old. To celebrate, HuffPost Entertainment is pub...

How Harrison Ford Really Felt About 'Return Of The Jedi': Exclusive Look At 'The Making Of Return Of The Jedi'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

"Return of the Jedi," the third film in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, was released on May 25, 1983. Lucasfilm, the production company founded by "...

Mike Ryan

Meet The Man Who Played Boba Fett

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

Lucasfilm will announce on Monday that four men who played Boba Fett in "Star Wars" will appear together this July at the Star Wars Celebration in Mes...

Why J.J. Abrams Is Overqualified For 'Star Wars'

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

In January, it was announced that J.J. Abrams will become the third man whose last name isn't Lucas to direct a Star Wars movie. (If that confuses...

I'm With Stupid: Why Are Geeks So Mad About Star Wars?

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

My son, who has seen only the original Star Wars, doesn't really understand the song, so he asked me one time, "Why does his dad get so mad about Star Wars?"