Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: 'Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm secretly FOUGHT over THIS'

Star Wars has weathered some fan storms across the decades. The low point occured around the time a certain Gun-gun emerged from the swamp, alongside midichlorians and the worst child actor this side of Naboo. However, the fans never abandoned their beloved franchise, never lost faith. Until now. A major section of the fandom (hardcore […]

Star Wars backlash: Obi-Wan movie finally has some HUGE news – especially for UK fans

Star Wars fans across the globe are suddenly very excited about a report in a local Belfast newspaper. As the fan backlash and boycott drama continues to rumble on there had been fears that the planned spin-off Anthology movies had been put on hold or even dropped. Solo: A Star Wars Story has been a […]

Ugly backlash to Origin snub intensifies

THE fallout from the decision of Australian selectors to give Billy Slater the Wally Lewis Medal as player of the series after Origin III on Wednesday night has continued, with those on both sides of the fence putting their cases forward. The three-man panel comprising of former Queensland coach Mal Meninga, Maroons selector Darren Lockyer […]

Star Wars backlash: THIS huge Last Jedi problem with Rey and Luke has been FIXED

By now everyone knows that a large and very vocal part of the Star Wars fan base had some major issues with Episode 8. Siphoning out the more misogynistic and hateful elements still leaves the majority of the complaints intact. Two of the biggest problems focus on Luke Skywalker’s disappointing failure to have a truly […]

Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs—again—despite backlash from public, lawmakers

Enlarge / Pfizer’s little, blue Viagra tablets get big price tag that have people seeing red. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Despite public and political pressure, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer keeps raising the prices of its drugs—standing apart from some of its rivals who have vowed to rein in periodic price hiking. Around 100 of Pfizer’s drugs […]

Star Wars Last Jedi fan backlash and Solo FLOP: Kathleen Kennedy 'leaving in September'?

Is the Lucasfilm boss about to go Solo? It’s been a difficult last six months for the woman who was once riding high on a record-breaking relaunch of the Star Wars franchise with The Force Awakens, followed by the impressive debut of the Anthology spin-offs with the edgy Rogue One. But Kennedy was also responsible for […]

Star Wars backlash: Kathleen Kennedy replaced by Kevin Feige as Marvel contract ends?

It started out as some disgruntled fans and turned into a worldwide social media movement with thousands of posts and numerous videos. From being dismissed and denigrated by much of the media and Star Wars industry, the fan backlash against the Last Jedi turned into a campaign against Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy. The “boycott Star […]

Sony finally responds to the backlash over its exclusionary PlayStation 4 policy: ‘We’re hearing it’

Epic Games Sony’s PlayStation 4 is the most popular game console in the world, with nearly 80 million sold. Sony refuses to allow PlayStation 4 games to function with competing platforms, like Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Switch. With Microsoft and Nintendo embracing “cross-play,” and consumers embracing the concept, Sony’s refusal to allow cross-play looks […]

Star Wars Han Solo and Last Jedi fan backlash: Funniest and angriest tweets GALLERY

It’s important to remember that this is not the first time fans have protested Star Wars. Back when George Lucas relased his prequel trilogy there was uproar, much of it directed at a certain Jar Jar Binks. But now the social media age has given fans a huge platform to broadcast their views. Whether or […]

A big drugmaker is backing away from a plan to triple the price of a lifesaving cancer drug after facing a public backlash

Thomson Reuters Drugmaker Pharmacyclics had tripled the cost of a lifesaving cancer blood treatment when it introduced a new version of the pill. The new price tag faced criticism from cancer doctors who were concerned about how this would impact how they dosed patients with the drug.  Last week, Pharmacyclics reversed its decision to take […]