Cape Town – The day that every Star Wars fan has been waiting for has finally arrived.
The much-anticipated next instalment of the franchise, The Last Jedi opens in cinemas this weekend.
In an interview with the Associated Press actor Mark Hamill says the space saga offers a perfect escape during this dark era.
And according to our reviewer this just might be the best Star Wars movie ever.
HERE ARE 5 STORIES THAT WILL TRANSPORT YOU TO A GALAXY FAR AWAY:
Here’s what we thought of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Assured direction, a genuinely surprising plot and more great characters than most films would know what to do with, The Last Jedi is half a hair's breath away from being a note-perfect Star Wars movie. Better than Empire? Who knows, but it is in the running. (Read more here)
With a lightsaber in hand, Daisy Ridley returns to Star Wars
Daisy Ridley went from obscurity to international stardom when J.J. Abrams picked her to play the central character of the new Star Wars trilogy, and her character Rey quickly became a fan favourite and an inspiration to young girls around the world. (Read more here)
Here's what Chewbacca looks like under the mask
Chewbacca is still scruffy-looking on the outside but under the mask he is a blonder, blue-eyed man. (Read more here)
10 dazzling Star Wars: The Last Jedi facts
To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi we’ve put together some fascinating facts about the flick that will puzzle your mind! (Read more here)
John Boyega talks Last Jedi and personal parallels with Finn
John Boyega may have a lot in common with Finn, the character he plays in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but a trip to a London toy store left the actor floored. (Read more here)
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