• Someone ranked the 'Star Wars' films by female screen time and it's not great
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    Hanna Flint

    Someone ranked the 'Star Wars' films by female screen time and it's not great

    Film lecturer and writer Becca Harris has done the numbers on the female representation in the franchise.

  • 'Star Wars' is about to take its biggest risk since 'A New Hope'
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    Sam Ashurst

    'Star Wars' is about to take its biggest risk since 'A New Hope'

    Why Rian Johnson’s new trilogy will change everything...

  • The UK's 10 biggest movies from 2016 have been revealed
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    Mike P Williams

    The UK's 10 biggest movies from 2016 have been revealed

    It’s been a record high for the UK’s film box office, thanks to some big hitters.

  • Rogue One facing a struggle at box office in China
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    Ben Bussey

    Rogue One facing a struggle at box office in China

    If you were betting that ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ might be on its way to besting ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ at the box office, this may not be the news you’re looking for. While Gareth Edwards’ hard-edged prequel has gone down a storm with audiences in the west, it seems the much-coveted Chinese box office is a different story. Opening in China today, ticket presales point toward ‘Rogue One’ enjoying an opening weekend to the tune of RMB 40-50 million – which might not sound bad, until you learn that equates to somewhere between £4.7 – 5.8 million.

  • Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher dies aged 60
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    Ben Skipper

    Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher dies aged 60

    Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia Organa in the ‘Star Wars’ saga, has died at the age of 60 following a cardiac arrest suffered on a plane travelling from London to Los Angeles. A family spokesman released a statement on behalf of Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd, which said: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 (PDT) this morning. Following her heart attack on Friday 23 December, Fisher was rushed to hospital where she remained in a critical condition over Christmas.