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If You Loved The Action In The Book Of Boba Fett Episode 4, Thank Kevin Tancharoen

This article contains spoilers for the new episode of "The Book of Boba Fett."Say what you will about the live-action "Star Wars" movies, but they've rarely failed to deliver the goods when it comes to top-notch action scenes and spectacle. Even "The Phantom Menace," for all of its flaws, gave us the exhilarating podracing sequence and a kick-ass lightsaber duel between Darth Maul, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Qui-Gon Jinn.That maxim held true when Boba Fett made his triumphant return in "The Mandalorian...
Tags: Television, Movies, Johnson, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Wen, Rodriguez, John Wick, Tusken Raider, Mos Espa, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Temuera Morrison, Fennec, Boba, Kevin Tancharoen


The Real-Life Inspiration For The Book Of Boba Fett's Wacky Biker Gang

If there's one maxim that holds true for "Star Wars," even all these decades after George Lucas first brought his fever dream of a space opera to audiences worldwide and altered pop culture forever, it's this: no matter how big a "Star Wars" fan you may be, you just never know what you're going to see every time a filmmaker puts their own spin on the material. In the years since Disney acquired Lucasfilm and jump-started this new era for the franchise, we've encountered an all-out cornucopia of ...
Tags: London, Television, Movies, Disney, America, Britain, Akira Kurosawa, Pixar, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Rian Johnson, Robert Rodriguez, Edgar Wright, Lucas, Boba Fett


Movies Like Red Dawn That You Need To Check Out

The year 1984 offered a bumper crop of cult classics that haven't aged well, yet thrive in our hearts. "Red Dawn," starring Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen, is a deep-fried mozzarella stick of action joy, a thriller that pits a mob of high schoolers against an enemy invasion. The specter of the Cold War and '80s Communist alarmism fuels the film's deadly Russian threat that seeks to take over America by force. A 2012 remake lost what was special about "Red Dawn," up to and including Swayze's da...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, England, Movies, Montana, Russia, New York City, America, Los Angeles, West, United States, Chile, Normandy, Ethan Hawke, Leonardo Dicaprio, Libya, Stanley Kubrick


The Book Of Boba Fett Features A Mandalorian Character Cameo You Probably Missed

Tatooine built a reputation as a crime-ridden, no-name wasteland of a planet located in the Outer Rim of the galaxy, light-years away from anything interesting. Well, that's what "Star Wars" wants us to think, anyways. The reality, however, is that the desert world is home to two of the most powerful Jedi Knights to ever live (one of whom, you may remember, went on to become one of the most powerful Sith lords), a frequent stop for one of the most famous rogues/smugglers/Rebel leaders, the adopt...
Tags: Star Wars, Television, Movies, Disney, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Rodriguez, Mos Eisley, Jedi Knight, Tatooine, Mos Espa, Matt Berry, Amy Sedaris, Stephen Root, Sophie Thatcher, Baby Yoda


Easter Eggs You May Have Missed In The Book Of Boba Fett Episode 3

Happy Boba Fett day, everyone! Episode 3 of "The Book of Boba Fett" entitled "The Streets of Mos Espa" is chock full of Easter eggs, and it's time to go deep into the Sarlacc pit (that sounded more appropriate than "rabbit hole") to see what goodies we can identify. Naturally we are going to spoil everything, so please watch the episode before continuing.There are a whole lot of creatures and droids in this week's episode, so we'll start with those. In the opening scene, we see a B'omarr monk's ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Robert Rodriguez, Leia, Cadillac, Mando, Peter, Owen, Pelle, Hutt, Jabba, Anakin, Tosche Station, Pat Benatar, Valhalla


The Book Of Boba Fett Gives Danny Trejo The Perfect Star Wars Role

This article contains spoilers for the new episode of "The Book of Boba Fett."Watch enough Robert Rodriguez films, and you will quickly realize that Danny Trejo is the Michael Caine to his Christopher Nolan. The director and actor first joined forces on 1995's "Desperado" prior to learning they're actually second cousins. They would go on to reunite a year later for "From Dusk Till Dawn," in which Trejo played a vampiric bartender name Razor Charlie, and again for 2000's "Spy Kids," where Trejo ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Television, Movies, News, Machete, Michael Caine, Robert Rodriguez, Kermit, Carmen, Charlie, Rodriguez, Trejo, Disney Read, Danny Trejo, Mos Espa, Juni


The Book Of Boba Fett Wants To Change The Conversation Around Rancors

In "Return of the Jedi," "Star Wars" fans were introduced to a rancor, then known as "the" rancor, a jagged-toothed, hungry monster who eats poor Oola (Femi Taylor), the Twi'lek dancing girl under orders from Jabba the Hutt. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ended up killing the beast in a moment that's intended to be heroic, but always sat wrong with me as a child. The rancor's handler, Malakili (Paul Brooke), openly weeps as he holds his dying pet, which led me to believe that maybe he wasn't just ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Robert Rodriguez, Trejo, Danny Trejo, Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill, Fett, Oola, Fett Temuera Morrison, Hutt Twins, Oola Femi Taylor, Malakili Paul Brooke


The Book Of Boba Fett Navigates The Wild, Crime-Ridden 'Streets Of Mos Espa'

This article contains spoilers for the new episode of "The Book of Boba Fett."Robert Rodriguez returns to the director's chair for the third episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" dubbed "The Streets of Mos Espa." Where last week's episode kept us rooted mostly in the past, this episode brings us back into the present where Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) struggles with the respect required to control a place as wild as Mos Espa.He is beseeched by water merchant Lortha Peel (Stephen Root) to chase out ...
Tags: Reviews, Television, Movies, Marvin, Hermès, John Ford, Terry, Indiana Jones, Robert Rodriguez, Sin City, Naboo, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Disney World, Luke, Joan Jett


The 12 Best January Horror Releases Of All Time, Ranked

January horror releases have a bad rap. The reputation is undeserved, though not entirely unfounded. According to Business Insider, there's a host of factors that have resulted in January being the colloquial "dumping month" for studio releases. Fear of competing with awards contenders, holiday fatigue, and even inclement winter weather are several reasons that studios opt to "dump" less-than-stellar releases in January, hoping to recoup something in a month with little to offer.Yet, the trend i...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, Mexico, New York City, Stephen King, Chicago, United Kingdom, New Zealand, James McAvoy, George Clooney, Warner Bros, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Cannes, Richard Gere


Here's Why We See Boba's Face So Much In The Book Of Boba Fett

The long-awaited "Star Wars" series "The Book of Boba Fett" has released its second episode, and even as far back as Boba Fett's (Temuera Morrison) appearance in "The Mandalorian," we've seen him without his helmet on. That was in stark contrast to Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal), whose face we only saw in tiny, powerful moments. Why are we seeing so much of Temuera Morrison's face? (This is not a complaint. I'm very happy to see his face, Sarlacc scars and all!) In "The Book of Boba Fett," we're lear...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Christ, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Temuera Morrison, Boba, Sarlacc, Din Djarin Pedro Pascal, Rolling Stone Morrison, Rick -LSB- Famuywia


Daily Podcast: The Book Of Boba Fett Spoiler Discussion – Episode 2 'The Tribes Of Tatooine'

On the January 5, 2022 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by editor Brad Oman and Star Wars expert Bryan Young to have a spoiler discussion about "The Book of Boba Fett" episode 2, "The Tribes of Tatooine."Opening Banter:In The Spoiler Room: The Book of Boba Fett Episode 2 "The Tribes of Tatooine"FeedbackThe robot dogs.Sam Witwer voiced the Rodian prisoner.Jabba's palace shot was repurposed: The shot of the hallway 37 seconds into Chapter 1 is a zoomed stil...
Tags: Star Wars, Podcast, Movies, News, Sweden, California, Disney, Eu, David, Robert Rodriguez, Leia, Alexandria, Chris, Boba Fett, Mando, Luke


Every Star Wars Easter Egg You May Have Missed In The Book Of Boba Fett Chapter 2

Episode 2 of "The Book of Boba Fett" is an interesting one. I'm still not sure how this guy is a crime lord but also a really awesome guy, or that we needed this show after "The Mandalorian," but here we are. At least in the second episode, the fighting has gone from "Xena: Warrior Princess" to something resembling real action. (I love "Xena." I'm just clear on what it is.) Let's dive into some Easter eggs, shall we?Needless to say, there are major spoilers here for "The Tribes of Tatooine." You...
Tags: Television, Movies, Senate, Disney, Darth Vader, Twins, Robert Rodriguez, Emilia Clarke, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett, Peter, Brie Larson, Luke, Hutt, Downtown Disney


You'll Probably Have To Wait A Little Bit For Invincible Season 2

"Invincible," now streaming on Amazon Prime Video, reunites Steven Yeun with "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman. The catch is that it's an animated series, so you'll only hear Yeun's voice as the main character, Mark Grayson. He's a 17-year-old who idolizes superheroes and soon gets drawn into their violent world as he manifests his own powers, not unlike his father, Omni-Man (voiced by J.K. Simmons, still channeling J. Jonah Jameson even with his animated appearance). Basically, Mark Gra...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Amc, Walking Dead, Showtime, Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth, Robert Rodriguez, Amazon Prime Video, Glenn, Collider, J K Simmons, Bong Joon, Jordan Peele, Robert Kirkman


The Book Of Boba Fett Featurette Highlights Ming-Na Wen's Very Alive Master Assassin, Fennec Shand

Few franchises can rival "Star Wars" when it comes to resurrecting characters from apparent death, from Darth Maul (who, famously, met his untimely "end" after Obi-Wan Kenobi sliced him in half at the end of "The Phantom Menace" before returning for an extended storyline in "The Clone Wars," "Star Wars Rebels," and even a cameo reveal at the end of "Solo: A Star Wars Story") to Palpatine (who "somehow" came back) to Boba Fett himself -- you know, the star of "The Book of Boba Fett" and the reaso...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Morrison, Palpatine, Darth Maul, Wen, Rodriguez, Obi Wan Kenobi, Temuera Morrison, Fennec, Ming Na Wen, Fennec Shand


Star Wars Bits: The Book Of Boba Fett, Tales Of The Jedi, Podcast & YouTube Round-Up, And More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:"The Book of Boba Fett" Has ArrivedAn Unannounced "Tales of the Jedi" Project?Marvel's Upcoming "Star Wars" Comics"Star Wars" Podcast & YouTube Round-UpAnd More! The Book Of Boba Fett Has Arrived The Disney+ Original Series "The Book of Boba Fett" has arrived. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Jon Favreau, the premiere episode "Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land" is now streaming, with subsequent installments of the seven-episode season premiering e...
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The Book of Boba Fett Went Deep With This Droid Cameo

Disney parks fans got a nice little Easter egg in chapter one of The Book of Boba Fett. While visiting a casino, Robert Rodriguez’s camera cut to RX-24, a.k.a. R-3X, a.k.a. Rex, a.k.a. Pee-wee... #startoursstarwarsrebels #peeweeherman #starwarstheclonewars #robertrodriguez #parksfans #thebook #rx24 #sequelseries #rex #bobafett
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Every Star Wars Easter Egg You May Have Missed In The Book Of Boba Fett Episode 1

Robert Rodriguez is a big nerd, so it's only natural that "The Book of Boba Fett" is packed with "Star Wars" Easter eggs and references -- from returning characters like Max Rebo to a cameo by Rodriguez himself. The "Alita: Battle Angel" filmmaker is an executive producer on the show and directed the first episode, which landed on Disney+ today.In "Stranger in a Strange Land," Boba Fett finds that it takes a little more to establish yourself as Tatooine's resident crime boss than simply sitting ...
Tags: Star Wars, London, Television, Movies, Carrie Fisher, Sam, Black Mirror, Richard Ayoade, Robert Rodriguez, Leia, Boston Dynamics, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett, Beru, Don


The Book Of Boba Fett Premiere Features A Robert Rodriguez Cameo

Proceed with caution as this article contains SPOILERS for the first episode of "The Book of Boba Fett."Following his reintroduction of the iconic bounty hunter in "The Mandalorian" season two, Robert Rodriguez signed on to executive produce "The Book of Boba Fett" starring Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen. Following Fett and Fennec Shard as they take over the crime syndicate formerly run by Jabba the Hutt on the treacherous planet of Tatooine, this series is set up to fill in some major blanks ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Mos Espa, Temuera Morrison, Disney Star Wars, Fett, Alita, Stephen Oyoung, Trandoshan, Dokk Strassi, Boba Fett Premiere Features, Robert Rodriguez Cameo


Is The Book Of Boba Fett A Redemption Story?

(Yoda voice) If into this article you go, only in-depth spoilers for "The Book of Boba Fett" will you find!The series premiere for "The Book of Boba Fett" has finally arrived after no shortage of fanfare, over 40 years worth of build-up, and plenty of pent-up demand to resolve an inexplicable resurrection from (seemingly) certain death hanging over Boba Fett's head. No single episode of any show could possibly hope to live up to such lofty expectations, and "Chapter One: Stranger in a Strange La...
Tags: Television, Movies, Darth Vader, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Luke, Skywalker, Hutt, Jabba, Anakin, Jango, Fennec, Boba


Who Is Winning The Book Of Boba Fett? A Star Wars Power Ranking

The first episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" is here, and while it looks to continue the blend of nostalgia and novelty set up by "The Mandalorian," it also has the potential for some "Game of Thrones"-level power struggles. By setting part of the story on Tatooine just as Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) takes over Jabba the Hutt's crime empire, "The Book of Boba Fett" is able to introduce elements of courtly drama and backstabbing, only instead of royals duking it out, it's a host of shady aliens ...
Tags: Television, Movies, America, Lucasfilm, Godzilla, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Morrison, Berry, Wen, Taika Waititi, Jabba, Pedro Pascal, Tatooine, Mos Espa, Matt Berry


We Have A Crackpot Theory About The Book Of Boba Fett, Just Hear Us Out

The time is now, "Star Wars" people. has made its long-awaited debut on Disney+, bringing back Temuera Morrison as the beloved bounty hunter. More than that, it finally gives the character a chance to shine in the spotlight after not one, but two different movies failed to get off the ground. Now, we're here, and we have some questions about where the show is headed. I, for one, am wondering if we're going to get a "Baby Yoda"-level reveal. And if we are, I have a theory about what that might ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Mace, Jackson, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Samuel L Jackson, Robert Rodriguez, Lola, Yoda, Boba Fett, George, Palpatine, Jedi, Anakin, Mace Windu


The Book Of Boba Fett Review: Boba Fett Treads Familiar Ground In 'Stranger In A Strange Land'

Warning: there are spoilers for the first episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" ahead. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Jon Favreau, the first episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" shows us two timelines. First is the present, established at the end of the last episode of the second season of "The Mandalorian," where Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) is wrestling for control of Jabba the Hutt's criminal Empire on Mos Espa with the help of Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen). The second timeline answers q...
Tags: Reviews, Television, Movies, Disney, Jon Favreau, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Rodriguez, Mos Espa, Ray Harryhausen, Chuck Wendig, Amy Sedaris, Daniel Logan, Artoo, Fett, Boba


The Book Of Boba Fett Reshot A Key Scene From Attack Of The Clones

Warning: spoilers for the first episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" follow!The show that has been over four decades in the making is finally here. Though fans were given an unexpected surprise when Temuera Morrison popped up in season 2 of "The Mandalorian" as an older, more rugged, and very much alive Boba Fett, represents a dream come true for many a "Star Wars" fan. Upon the character's first canonical appearance in "The Empire Strikes Back" -- although any Mandalorian lore-keeper worth thei...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Darth Vader, Jon Favreau, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Palpatine, Skywalker, Jango, Ian McDiarmid, Temuera Morrison, Daniel Logan, Boba, Kamino, Book of Boba Fett


The Book Of Boba Fett Featurette: Temuera Morrison Brings Back The Bounty Hunter

How many impressionable young viewers first became genuine "Star Wars" fans during the sequence in "Attack of the Clones" where the father/son duo of Jango Fett and Boba Fett fend off an attack by Obi-Wan Kenobi on a rainy Kamino platform? Off the top of my head, I'd wager the answer to that question is, "a lot," which perhaps partly explains why the premiere episode of "The Book of Boba Fett" brings audiences back to that era of "Star Wars" prequel history with a blink-and-miss-it flashback. Ge...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Morrison, Rodriguez, Obi Wan Kenobi, Jango, Rodriquez, Temuera Morrison, Boba, Jango Fett, Temmy


Did All That Secrecy Make The Book Of Boba Fett More Fun To Watch?

Spoilers ahead for "The Book of Boba Fett" episode 1./FIlm's BJ Colangelo wrote an insightful piece this week about spoiler culture and how it relegates the quality of movies and TV shows to individual moments and reveals, as opposed to how well they execute their stories and themes. It's an especially timely subject to bring up, what with "The Book of Boba Fett" debuting this week on Disney+. As with every other Disney-era "Star Wars" film and series released so far, "The Mandalorian" spin-off ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Jon Favreau, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Hutt, Jabba, Disney Read, Jango, Michael Corleone, Dave Filoni, Boba, Bib Fortuna, Tusken Raiders, Fennec Shand Ming Na Wen


After Over 40 Years, Boba Fett Is Finally A Star Wars Lead

Though he now insists he's #NotABountyHunter, Boba Fett has been knocking about the galaxy — and, yes, bounty hunting — since 1978 when he first appeared in a different color scheme and in animated form in the notorious "Star Wars Holiday Special" (now in 4K). As of today, Fett is officially the star of his own Disney+ series, "The Book of Boba Fett," the first episode of which is now available to stream.It's been a long road to this series. Don Francks provided the voice of Boba Fett in the "Ho...
Tags: Television, Movies, Jon Favreau, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Return Of The Jedi, Morrison, Lawrence Kasdan, Hutt, BIB, Jason Wingreen, Mos Espa, Bulloch, Jeremy Bulloch, Darth Vader James Earl Jones


14 Movies Like Blade Runner You Definitely Need To Watch

Ridley Scott's 1982 film, "Blade Runner," was not an instant classic. Stylish, intricate, and featuring a depressingly beautiful cyberpunk cityscape, it took fans years to bring this science fiction cult classic back into favor with modern critics. On the way, it went through a multitude of recuts, from the original work print to the controversial theatre release with an iffy narration by Harrison Ford, and ultimately to the Final Cut. Now understood as an eerily prescient discussion of loneline...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Mahershala Ali, California, Matt Damon, Disney, Los Angeles, David Cronenberg, Ikea, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mamoru Oshii, Brad Pitt, Harrison Ford, Ralph Fiennes, Jack, Tom Cruise


Who Is Sophie Thatcher's Cool Biker Chick Character In Book Of Boba Fett? Let's Speculate Wildly!

"The Book of Boba Fett" is almost here. In two days, on December 29, "Star Wars" fans will have a series dedicated to the most mysterious Mandalorian in the galaxy. "The Book of Boba Fett" will be a crime story, following Fett (Temuera Morrison) and his right-hand woman, Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) as they take over the criminal underworld on Tatooine. Fett is filling the vacuum left by the late crime lord Jabba the Hutt, killed by Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) some decades before. In the "Throne...
Tags: Television, Movies, Showtime, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Thatcher, Joan Jett, Rodriguez, Natalie, Mos Eisley, Pedro Pascal, Mos Espa, Rose McGowan, Leia Carrie Fisher, Fett, Alita Rosa Salazar


The Book Of Boba Fett Promo Promises To Fill In The Blanks After Return Of The Jedi

When Boba Fett made his long-awaited return in "The Mandalorian" season 2, it was an exciting if confusing development, given that he was last seen being munched down on by the Sarlacc in "Return of the Jedi." The old "Star Wars" Expanded Universe, aka Star Wars Legends, provided an explanation for Boba's miraculous escape from the Great Pit of Carkoon and explored what he got up in the years that came after, but those stories were erased from the official canon after Disney finalized its purcha...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Robert Rodriguez, Boba Fett, Morrison, Temuera Morrison, Dave Filoni, Ming Na Wen, Boba, Carkoon, Fennec Shand, Baby Yoda


You Might Not Realize Desperado Is Part Of This Trilogy

A good film trilogy is a double-edged sword: It can define a director's career, and alternatively limit a filmmaker if it becomes the only thing they're known for. That's why it can be so interesting when a series of films pivots after its first installment. Sometimes this is the result of shifting influences behind the scenes, but other times — like with the pulpy director Robert Rodriguez — it's a matter of trying to provide something that he wasn't seeing in other movies.Rodriguez is one of t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Salma Hayek, Mexico, Quentin Tarantino, Antonio Banderas, Robert Rodriguez, Rodriguez, Hayek, Desperado, Banderas, El Mariachi, The Washington Post Rodriguez, Carlos Gallardo