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11 New Character Descriptions and Posters for Rian Johnson's "Knives Out"

11 New Character Descriptions and Posters for Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out”

After getting rave reviews at their TIFF premiere last weekend director Rian Johnson took to his official Twitter account to share eleven new character posters and descriptions for the upcoming movie. All of the posters are channeling that old school Agatha Christie look. Benoit Blanc, a gentleman sleuth of great renown. Summoned to this nest […]







Cosmic Conflict: So About Those Rian Johnson ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Rumors

Perhaps you’ve seen some chatter in the Twitterverse or Redditsphere over the past two days regarding whether or not Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars trilogy is happening. This of course is a trilogy independant of the main saga (of which Johnson masterfully-directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi), and would reportedly be a whole new set of persons in the […]

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‘Knives Out’ Has Wrapped Filming, Posts Rian Johnson

Filmmaker Rian Johnson may have been directing a movie, or he may have been pokemon collecting with one of the most impressive cast lists we’ve seen assembled in the last several years for his upcoming flick, Knives Out. Included in the film are Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Troy Archer, Michael Shannon, Ana de Armas, […]

Rian Johnson’s Heartfelt ‘The Last Jedi’ Thanks, 1 Year Later

In case you didn’t realize, a friendly reminder that it’s been a year since Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit theaters [and the fandom] with all the impact of a speederbike into a tree on Endor. There are still heated debates about the pros and cons of Episode VIII, raging emotions on both sides of the […]

Cody Rhodes Goes All In on Telling Off Star Wars Hater

The proliferation of Star Wars hate has gotten so bad, it’s actually beginning to bleed into other fandoms. Take, for instance, pro wrestling, where superstar wrestler Cody Rhodes took to Twitter to declare that “Star Wars is fine,” only to immediately have his opinion “corrected:” Correction: Star Wars WAS fine until Disney got a hold […]


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[#SXSW] What We Learned from Twitter’s The Last Jedi Panel

[Editor’s Note: This Last Jedi-centric piece comes to us from Bleeding Cool correspondent Brandon Wainerdi from SXSW 2018.] I am currently writing this in a Starbucks in Georgetown, Texas. Only 30 miles outside of Austin, the pressure kept building in my head as I sped back home, so much so that I had to finally pull […]

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Mark Hamill Getting Emotional When Seeing Yoda is All of Us Too

Mark Hamill is a hero to a large number of us for many reasons, but chief among them is how he wears his emotions like a badge of honor. Those of us who have met him know what a warm and kind person he is. That is part of why his role in The Last […]

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[Watch] Star Wars: The Last Jedi ‘The Force of Sound’ Doc

Despite its highly polarizing fan reception, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was a grand turning point in a franchise that’s grown with its viewers over the past 40 years.  For better or worse, Rian Johnson helmed a fascinating entry into the series, and the DVD/Blu-ray release for Episode IIX is right around the corner. Today on Twitter, […]

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Still Wondering About Those [SPOILERS] From The Last Jedi?

Chances are, with over $1 billion worldwide from the box office, you’ve seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi at least once by this point.  If you haven’t and are concerned about spoilers, go find something else to read as I’ll be talking about a plot point or two. Still here?  Great! In Rian Johnson‘s The Last Jedi, there […]

Tom Hardy’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi Role Revealed, Sort Of

It’s no secret Star Wars: The Last Jedi had a wealth of cameos (30+ as a matter of fact), and we’re only beginning to find out the details of who was who underneath those First Order Stormtrooper helmets. We talk a lot about the cameos and special inclusions we noticed, but one we’ve been waiting for […]

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WATCH: Kelly Marie Tran’s Audition for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Kelly Marie Tran is one of the breakout stars of Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Her character, Rose Tico, is at times all of us. This is a short but sweet clip, just over two minutes long, featuring Johnson, John Boyega, and the casting director all gathered in an office. And, of course, Tran being her adorable […]

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[SPOILERS] The Last Jedi: Space Jewelry, Cameos, and Easter Eggs

There were so many wonderful parts to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Go ahead, fight me. Writer/director Rian Johnson knew his audience well, and hid numerous nods to the fandom in his film. Some of these things are well known now after a weekend of repeated viewings (I myself saw it twice), but maybe you missed […]