The Star Wars Prequels are Good, Actually

If you’ve been keeping up with pop culture during the last 20 years, you're probably aware that it's a universally known fact that the Star Wars prequels are bad.  Whenever I would mention being a Star Wars fan, the statement would almost always be met with a variation of "but surely not the prequels, those…

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‘The Mandalorian’: Classic Star Wars made ‘darker, freakier’

The first episode of The Mandalorian is quick to reassure viewers that this the classic Star Wars we all know and love. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, writer and creator Jon Favreau said about The Mandalorian: "I'm trying to evoke the aesthetics of not just the original trilogy, but the first film. Not just the first…

Star Wars is Gay! 7 Canonically Queer and Non-Binary Characters You Might Not Know About

It’s not really a secret that on-screen representation in the live-action Star Wars films is lacklustre, to say the least. To start, I’d like to point out that the five main female protagonists of the trilogies and anthology films have all been cis, white brunettes. And while some progress has been made regarding male representation,…

Sit down with X-Men Actor Kodi Smit-Mcphee (Nightcrawler)

Last month I got the chance to speak briefly with Australian actor Kodi Smit-McPhee who plays Nightcrawler in the X-Men franchise. He will be reprising his role for Dark Phoenix, which premieres globally on June 7. Check it out below! Bea: Hi Kodi, thank you so much for talking to us. I'm actually a huge…