Star Wars Explained

Why The Hyperspace Whales Matter So Much in ‘The Mandalorian’

'The Mandalorian' Chapter 17 asks us to consider the past and the future of the 'Star Wars' franchise. Read More

Marvel’s ‘Darth Vader’ Comics Shake the ‘Star Wars’ Canon

A small character played by Keira Knightley in 'The Phantom Menace' is causing horrifying torment for the Dark Lord of… Read More

‘Star Wars: Visions’ Volume Two Promises A Global Imagination

We examine the nine production houses hired to make Star Wars: Visions volume two a more rich and imaginative anthology… Read More

Why the End Credits Scene in ‘Andor’ is an Essential Moment

That's no moon. It's an End Credits Scene! Read More

‘Andor’ Asks Us to Climb Toward Rebellion

When you're at the bottom, there's only one way out. Read More

Nobody’s Listening but Andy Serkis in ‘Andor’

Episode nine's final line should have every 'Star Wars' fan on their feet, cheering. Read More

Six Moments That Establish ‘Tales of the Jedi’ as Essential ‘Star Wars’ Viewing

The new Disney+ animated anthology series is one of the best properties unleashed by Lucasfilm. Read More

A New & Improved Phantom Menace Arrives in ‘Andor’

Andor makes a strong case for playing dirty when battling evil, but this week's episode also offers a very George… Read More

‘Andor’ Flexes Some Serious Prequel Power in its Premiere

Here is the Star WARS story Rogue One promised to be. Read More