A List of Articles To Read After You Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Over the past month or so, we've written more than a hundred articles about Star Wars. We're pretty confident you haven't read them all. In fact, it's entirely possible you've avoided many of them on purpose to make sure you went into The Last Jedi as fresh and spoiler-free as possible. That's OK. We get it. Fortunately, if you've recently seen the movie, now is your chance to catch up. We've compiled some of the best pieces we've written into this handy guide. Some of the articles are straight up opinions. Some of the articles are explanations for why things happened in the movie, and some of the articles features quotes from the actual stars themselves, explaining the whys behind the big moments. So, jump in and get all the answers you've been looking for here...


1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Rate And Discuss With Spoilers

2. The 8 Biggest Complaints Angry Star Wars Fans Seem To Have About The Last Jedi

3. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Ending - What Happens And What It Means

4. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is A Subversive Masterpiece

5. We Can't Stop Arguing About Star Wars: The Last Jedi, So We All Wrote Blurb Reviews

6. Star Wars Fans Weren't Sure About The Empire Strikes Back When It First Came Out

Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa in Star Wars

Luke and Leia

1. What Is Going On During That Big Luke Skywalker Scene?

2. What Star Wars Needs To Do With Luke Skywalker Next

3. How Mark Hamill Feels Luke Skywalker's Story Should Have Gone Differently

4. An Important Leia Theory Has Just Been Confirmed By Mark Hamill

5. The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Moment That Could Have Solved The Leia Problem

6. One Line Carrie Fisher Obviously Wrote In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson, Director, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

From Director Rian Johnson

1. How Rian Johnson Feels About The Fan Reactions To Star Wars: The Last Jedi

2. Why Obi-Wan Kenobi Didn't Appear In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, According To Rian Johnson

3. Rian Johnson Explains That Leia Scene Everyone Is Talking About

4. Rian Johnson Explains Why He Made That Difficult Decision About Rey's Parents

5. What Inspired The First Order's New Weapon In The Last Jedi, According To Rian Johnson

6. Why Rian Johnson Doesn't Mind Star Wars: The Last Jedi Criticisms

Industry Opinions

1. What J.J. Abrams Thinks About The Last Jedi, According To Rian Johnson

2. What Solo Director Ron Howard Thought Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

3. One Critique George Lucas Had About Star Wars: The Last Jedi

4. Why Mark Hamill Was Appalled By The Plot Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

5. How One Disney Rep Feels About The Audience Reaction To Star Wars: The Last Jedi

6. Why Ridley Scott Wouldn't Direct A Star Wars Movie


Snoke and Kylo Ren

1. Why The Last Jedi Left Some Unanswered Snoke Questions

2. Apparently, Kylo Ren Isn't The First Apprentice Snoke Trained

3. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi Made That Snoke Decision

4. Adam Driver Was Totally Cool With His Shirtless Star Wars: The Last Jedi Scene

5. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi Made The Decision About Kylo Ren's Mask

Other News

1. The Last Jedi Has Apparently Inspired Some Theaters To Issue A Ridiculous Warning

2. One Important Star Wars Moment Missing From The Last Jedi That We Really Missed

3. A Group Of Star Wars Fans Want The Last Jedi To Be Stricken From Canon

4. Star Wars: Episode 9 - What We Know So Far

5. What Type Of Star Wars Movie Will Episode IX Be?

6. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Rose Tico Is Such A Big Step Forward, According To Kelly Marie Tran

7. 6 Star Wars Plot Threads Episode IX Needs To Wrap Up

8. Two Big Questions The Last Jedi Raises About Force Ghosts

Chewbacca and Porg, Star Wars The Last Jedi


1. Every Porg Moment From The Last Jedi, Ranked

2. The Real Reason Star Wars: The Last Jedi Has Porgs

3. How Chewbacca's Actor Feels About Hitting A Porg In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

4. What The Last Jedi's Porgs Actually Are, According To Rian Johnson

Captain Phasma, The Last Jedi

Captain Phasma

1. Why Star Wars: The Last Jedi Doesn't Include More Captain Phasma

2. What Is Star Wars Trying To Do With Captain Phasma?

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