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REVIEW: The Acolyte – Season 1, Episode 5, “Night”

***SPOILERS*** In “Night,” the battle between the Jedi and the dark Master is on. Several background NPC Jedi die, and Sol and Yord are injured. Sol faces the Master alone and senses something familiar. Meanwhile, Jackie finds Mae and fails to arrest her. Mae’s Master shows up and fends Jecki ...

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More Men Than Women Worked on The Acolyte and Were Paid More

The Force may be female, but Disney’s workforce sure isn’t, at least on its new female-led show. By now, you’ve been inundated with the messaging that Star Wars is all about girl power – and will be for the foreseeable future – and the fan base is a bunch of evil men who hate women and &h...

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Talks Rey Star Wars Movie

That Rey movie sounds better and better as time goes on. The film’s director, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, recently spoke to Variety about a documentary she made, and the developing Star Wars movie inevitably came up. When asked about why she wanted to direct the Rey film, Obaid-Chinoy said: “The st...

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Leslye Headland Says The Acolyte Isn’t Gay After All

It’s become a bit trite to say that the making of a piece of entertainment, or some real-life story surrounding it, is more entertaining than the art itself, but The Acolyte almost demands it, especially after showrunner Leslye Headland’s latest howler. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter about...

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Acolyte Writer Blames Dave Filoni for Bad Episode

As you may know, a lot of people (myself included) had issues with the latest episode of The Acolyte. In retrospect, perhaps “Day” is more controversial than the already-hated “Destiny.” Anyway, one of the show’s lovely writers, Claire Kiechel, responded to fan outrage by blaming Dave Filo...

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Gary From Nerdrotic Chats with Glenn Beck

First Fox News, then Piers Morgan, and now, the Fellowship is talking to Glenn Beck. Gary of Nerdrotic appeared on Beck’s radio show to talk about Disney, Star Wars, and Disney Star Wars, specifically everyone’s favorite new show, The Acolyte, plus some Doctor Who for good measure. You can see ...

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