The feminist Leia belied her royal title, rising to become General Organa in the new “Star Wars” series that began with the release of “The Force Awakens” last year. The second episode in that series was shot before her untimely death, but while we await that coming opportunity to appreciate her once more, we can still enjoy her wonderful, tartly comic performance in the first series.
Beloved actress and author Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films before becoming a leading advocate for those living with mental illness, died on Tuesday at the age of 60.
Fisher, 60, was described by her younger brother, Todd Fisher, as being in critical condition, and remained under medical treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Los Angeles hospital several hours after becoming ill.
To make way for Star Wars, Disneyland is about to launch its largest expansion ever, which means shutting down a significant chunk of the Anaheim theme park.
Larry asked Bernie this key question: If he were to win the Democratic nomination, “would you promise to schlong Donald Trump?”
The filmmaker went on to explain that he was at peace with everything despite dealing with the earlier breakup issues. The public was not.
“The experience I had seeing ‘Star Wars’ for the first time was mind-blowing. Eleven is a great age to have your mind blown.” And now it’s Abrams’ turn to blow some minds.
Larry Wilmore celebrates the arrest of drug CEO for alleged Ponzi scheme: “Some people just need to die — and it shouldn’t be the AIDS and cancer patients.”
If you thought the pre-release buzz about superhero movies was out of control, just put your ear to the Internet these days. That roaring sound is the online chatter over Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times (TNS) Long ago in a galaxy not so far away, selling toys was a lot simpler. Put a commercial on TV. Lure shoppers to Toys R Us. Today, it’s not so easy to attract the attention of digital-savvy kids and their parents, who are watching less television and more […]
“Chewie, we’re home!” To tide you over until the new film’s Christmas release, check out The Making Of Star Wars, the true story behind the original film.