Rian Johnson

Filmmaker.

Last Jedi Bombers

Watch ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ Then Watch These Movies

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Recommendations that inspired Rian Johnson in the making of ‘Episode VIII’ and more. 

The Brothers Bloom

‘The Brothers Bloom’: The Wrong Time for a Great Film

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In defense of ‘The Brothers Bloom,’ the ugly duckling of Rian Johnson’s pre-‘Star Wars’ filmography.

Rian Johnson Directing The Last Jedi

6 Filmmaking Tips From ‘Star Wars’ Directors

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Learn the secrets to helming an episode of the biggest movie franchise in history.

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Rian Johnson to Direct All-New Star Wars Trilogy

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A new trilogy will exist separately from the Skywalker Saga.

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Rian Johnson Brings Some Serious Heart to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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Which evidently involves Johnson directing a rather sensitive-looking Chewie scene too.

Happy Death Day

6 Films To Set the Mood for the Time Loop Slasher ‘Happy Death Day’

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Time Loop madness: making right what will have once gone wrong.

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Rian Johnson Torn Over Fans Watching ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer

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To see, or not to see, that is the question.

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Image and Emotion: Takeaways from a Conversation Between del Toro, DuVernay, Mangold and More

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Want a look into a conversation on inspiration between filmmakers from Guillermo del Toro to Ava DuVernay? Thanks to Twitter, you can.

Rian Johnson Directing The Last Jedi

6 Filmmaking Tips Directly From Rian Johnson

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Here’s a bit of free film school (for fans and filmmakers alike) directly from a man who built his own time machine.