The Mandalorian’s Darth Vader Reference Spells Trouble for Baby Yoda

The Mandalorian season 2 spoilers follow. Overall, The Mandalorian season two has managed to avoid a potential sophomore slump by connecting more than ever with the wider Star Wars universe. Boba Fett, Bo-Katan and Grand Admiral Thrawn are just some of the fanboy deep cuts which have become an integral part of the show, but…Continue Reading

The Mandalorian’s new episode questions what a Mandalorian actually is

What makes a Mandalorian a Mandalorian? It’s a question that’s becoming increasingly important on The Mandalorian (shocking, I know), especially as our titular lead (Din Djarin, aka “Mando”) continues in his quest to find other members of his people. Mandalorians who, as we learned in the most recent episode called “The Heiress,” are very different…Continue Reading

The Mandalorian‘s “The Passenger” Director Peyton Reed Is a Star Wars Superfan

The following story contains very light spoilers for Season 2, Episode 2 of The Mandalorian, titled “The Passenger.” Season 2, Episode 2 of The Mandalorian, titled “The Passenger” was directed by Peyton Reed. Reed is best known for directing both Ant-Man movies, in addition to a number of comedies like Yes Man and Bring It…Continue Reading