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Review | Episode three of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ brings the Jedi master face to face with a certain former Padawan

Review | Episode three of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ brings the Jedi master face to face with a certain former Padawan

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer June 8, 2022
Staff Writer Brandon Raglow notes that episode three of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” felt like a hodgepodge collection of very fun moments and character interactions that help to flesh out the story of the show and the world of Star Wars, while still giving fans some story progression in the back half.
(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

“Last Jedi” puts women in the lead

By Maggie Durwald | Columnist January 16, 2018

Not so long ago in a town not so far away, I ran around the house with a blanket for a cape and a blue plastic lightsaber, pretending to be Darth Vader. My twin brother favored Luke Skywalker. We spent...

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

Microtransactions mar gaming experience

By Thomas Wick | Columnist December 4, 2017

A short time ago in an industry not so far away, the gaming empire Electronic Arts released a video game called “Star Wars Battlefront II” — but gamers should keep their wallets handy if they want...

Adam Driver in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. (Photo courtesy Lucasfilm/TNS)

The Pitt News editors review “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

By The Pitt News Staff January 6, 2016

Long before “The Force Awakens” hit theaters, a conflict started within The Pitt News staff the likes of which hadn’t stewed since 2005 — who would review the newest Star Wars film? After much...

Segways are out, being replaced by hoverboards and Fetty Wap is in, phasing out Kanye West.  TNS

A pop culture review of 2015

By Jack Trainor / Culture Editor January 6, 2016

“Back to the Future Part II” may have predicted tablets, flat screen televisions and video conferencing in 2015, but not even Doc Brown could have foreseen Jon Snow’s fate. Last year hosted many...

Pittsburgh has the potential to be the filming location for the next Star Wars movie.  Jeff Ahearn & Nikki Moriello | Assistant Visual & Visual Editors

The case to land Star Wars in Pittsburgh

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer December 14, 2015

Who says Tatooine has to stay in a galaxy far, far away? With the resurgence of the “Star Wars” franchise coinciding with Pittsburgh’s erupting big-ticket film scene, Steeltown seems as poised as...

Star Wars countdown: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars countdown: Episode VI: “Return of the Jedi”

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer December 14, 2015

Welcome to the “Star Wars” countdown and may the Force be with you. Each week leading up to the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” The Pitt News will retroactively review the “Star Wars”...

Star Wars countdown: Episode IV: A New Hope

Star Wars countdown: “Episode IV: A New Hope”

By Dan Sostek / Contributing Editor December 3, 2015

Welcome to the “Star Wars” countdown and may the Force be with you. Each week leading up to the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” The Pitt News will retroactively review the “Star Wars”...

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Star Wars countdown: “Revenge of the Sith”

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer November 19, 2015

Welcome to the “Star Wars” countdown and may the Force be with you. Each week leading up to the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” The Pitt News will retroactively review the “Star Wars”...

Star Wars countdown: ‘Episode II: Attack of the Clones’

By Walter Howard November 12, 2015

Welcome to the “Star Wars” countdown and may the Force be with you. Each week leading up to the release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” The Pitt News will retroactively review the “Star Wars”...

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