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What To Watch For In The New Obi-Wan Kenobi Film

Disney has announced they are in the early stages of developing a stand-alone ‘Star Wars’ film focused on the adventures of Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi. Here’s what fans can expect to see in the upcoming release.

The Onion’s Fall TV Preview

Networks are just weeks away from debuting their Fall lineups, featuring both new shows and returning favorites. The Onion breaks down what to watch this Fall.

Most Anticipated Panels At Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off tomorrow, and this year’s schedule is packed with must-see events. Here are the most highly-anticipated panels of Comic-Con 2017.
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Controversy Over ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Sequel

A group of Hollywood producers announced they are working on a sequel to the classic 1946 Christmas film It’s A Wonderful Life, although Paramount Pictures, which owns the rights to the original film, has said it will fight to keep It’s A Wonderful Life: The Rest Of The Story from being made. Here are the plot points of the sequel that have stirred controversy:

  • Begins with 30-second recap of what happened previously on It’s A Wonderful Life
  • Opening scene features 15-minute statement from producers explaining exactly why they felt they needed to do this
  • Set in a post-9/11 climate of Christmas and fear
  • Returning theme of how important friends are and how you should only commit suicide if you have none
  • Takes place in Fort Lauderdale during spring break
  • Utilizes 3D camera technology to make church bells come right at viewer
  • Titular line delivered sarcastically
  • 45 minutes of medical footage detailing George Bailey’s ear surgery
  • In every scene, the ghost of Jimmy Stewart shakes his head disapprovingly

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