Sign Up Now!

Sign up and get personalized intelligence briefing delivered daily.

Sign Up

Articles related to "luke"

'Star Wars' director says Kylo Ren and Rey touching hands in 'The Last Jedi' is the closet thing to a sex scene that 'Star Wars' will ever have

  • In one of the movie's most memorable scenes, Rey and Kylo Ren are able to communicate with one another from across the galaxy through the Force.
  • They're able to see each other and their surroundings.
  • Rey then reaches out to hold Kylo Ren's hand.
  • He removes his glove and feels her touch through the Force.
  • The crowd erupted in laughter.
  • Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker, made a special appearance during Johnson's talk at SXSW.
  • He lamented that even Luke didn't get to hold hands with a romantic partner.

save | comments | report | share on

Mark Hamill says one of his best 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' moments was inspired by Barack Obama

  • There's an instantly iconic moment in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" when Luke Skywalker endures a barrage of blaster fire from the First Order and emerges from the dust unharmed.
  • Luke brushes off his shoulder like it's no big deal.
  • During a panel discussion with "The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson at the SXSW film festival on Monday, Hamill revealed the story behind the famous "dirt off your shoulder" moment.
  • After Luke's run-in with the First Order on the red salt planet, Hamill said he told Johnson that Luke should brush off his shoulder twice like a former US president has been known to do.
  • The moment made for an incredible GIF that both Hamill and Johnson have tweeted since the movie's release.
  • It's become "Star Wars" fans' preferred way to shove off haters.

save | comments | report | share on