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Daisy Ridley and Luke Evans pose in the winners' room at the 70th EE British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Daisy Ridley in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2017 (BAFTAs) held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Daisy Ridley at the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Daisy Ridley at the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

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'Star Wars Episode VIII' Will Be Titled The Last Jedi


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The title of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga has finally been revealed.

The news was announced to fans in a tweet from the official Star Wars account, which read: “It’s official. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is the next chapter of the Skywalker saga. This December.#TheLastJedi”

Harrison Ford Leads 'Star Wars' Cast In Paying Tribute To Carrie Fisher


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The cast of Star Wars have been paying tribute to co-star Carrie Fisher who passed away on Tuesday, four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight home from London.

The 60-year-old actress was loved the world over for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise and just last year she had reprised the role in The Force Awakens.

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The Ten Most Anticipated Films Of 2017


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As always, there are far too many sequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots clogging the cinemas, but hopefully they'll be better than 2016's lacklustre batch. (Release dates are subject to change.)

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Star Wars: Episode Viii - Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill continue the saga (Dec). More sci-fi sequels worth waiting for: the gang reteams for more space antics in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (May), Michael Fassbender returns for Alien: Covenant (May), and Harrison Ford is back for Blade Runner 2049 (Oct).

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The Eagle Huntress Review

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Narrated by Daisy Ridley (The Force Awakens), this documentary is one of the most gripping adventure stories put on film this year, as cameras follow a group of remarkable real people. For his directing debut, British filmmaker Otto Bell takes the audience with him to a whole new world on the Mongolian steppe and introduces us to a young woman who we will never forget. The film is visually stunning, and tells a story that carries a proper emotional kick.

It centres on Aisholpan, a confident 13-year-old who simply doesn't buy into her culture's patriarchy. According to tradition, only males can hunt with eagles, but she has decided to be the next in her family's long line of champion hunters. Her father Nirgaiv recognises in her both the needed skill and tenacity, so he begins to train her. The first task is to capture her own eaglet, accomplished by scaling a precarious cliff and grabbing a baby from a nest as its angry mother circles above. Then Aisholpan must raise it herself, so that it learns to respond to her call. Her eaglet is so impressive that she enters the annual Eagle Hunter Festival competition as the first-ever female huntress and the youngest competitor ever. And the elders don't like this at all.

The film is edited with plenty of witty energy, as the elders continually talk about the things women can't do, while Aisholpan proves them wrong at every step. But the most impressive thing about this film is the way Bell and his crew capture everything on-camera, including the jaw-dropping sequence in which Aisholpan captures her eaglet. The competition is heart-pounding and emotional. And the final challenge for Aisholpan is to actually travel into the snowy wilderness and use her eagle to hunt down a fox. Only a few of these scenes seem somewhat re-staged for the cameras, but that doesn't make them any less exciting or moving.

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The Eagle Huntress Trailer


The world occasionally spills forth a pioneer of change, someone out to change the course of history for the better. It's been a long-standing tradition of the Altai Mountains' wanderers in Mongolia to hunt with Golden Eagles, a practice passed from father to son over generations. But one girl changed all that when she took on the custom despite her gender, with a determination to become an expert in the field of eagle hunting. Aisholpan Nurgaiv is like any other 13-year-old girl in that she enjoys spending time with her friends and painting her nails, but she has a kind of strength and courage that most people can only dream of having. 

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Has The Title Of The Next 'Star Wars' Instalment Been Accidentally Revealed?


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The title of the next Star Wars instalment, Episode VIII may have been accidentally uncovered.

Website AVS Forum has been doing some detective work and found that Lucasfilm has just applied for a new trademark, which may give a clue about the next movie’s title.

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Daisy Ridley Is Envious Of Felicity Jones


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Daisy Ridley is slightly envious of Felicity Jones.

The 24-year-old actress has admitted she wants to be in Felicity's shoes and be on the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' press tour, and although Daisy has admitted '''jealous' is the wrong word'' she does feel a little bit of the green-eyed monster creeping in that Felicity will be on the road for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.

Speaking to Yahoo! Movies, the brunette beauty - who played Rey in the movie - said: ''It was weird, I've talked so much retrospectively about what was going on [in the lead-up to 'Force Awakens']. It was so odd to be reliving it. And she gets to go talk about this film that she's part of in all these amazing places.

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Daisy Ridley at the Premiere of Sony Pictures Classics' 'The Eagle Huntress'. Daisy provides the narration on the film. The premiere was held at Pacific Theaters, the Grove, Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 19th October 2016

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Daisy Ridley Taking A Break From Instagram After Gun Violence Comments Backlash


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Star Wars heroine Daisy Ridley has temporarily quit Instagram after being on the receiving end of a backlash regarding comments on gun violence.

The trolling started on Sunday (July 31st) when Ridley attended the Teen Choice Awards, and shared her thoughts on gun violence after a tribute to the victims of gun violence was staged at the ceremony.

The 24 year old star wrote to her 2.3 million followers: “As I sat in the audience yesterday tears were streaming down my face at the tribute to those that have been lost to gun violence. I didn’t get a great picture of the incredible group that came on stage but they were so brave. It was a true moment of togetherness. We must #stoptheviolence.”

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Here's 6 Reasons Why Daisy Ridley Is The Perfect Role Model


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Sometimes a star arises who is just absolutely necessary as a role model for young girls and boys. The latest is Daisy Ridley, who recently took to Instagram to share a very important, very genuine message about self-esteem and the truth about the effort but into the shots that raise beauty expectations for people everywhere.

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We are loving the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' star right now. Sure, there's plenty of stars out there promoting body confidence (look at Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Lena Dunham etc.), but Daisy Ridley has hit us right where it matters several times recently. So here's a list of reasons why we love her, and why you should too:

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'Star Wars' Actors Daisy Ridley And John Boyega Make Forbes 30 Under 30 List


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John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, the young stars of the new Star Wars movie, are included on the annual Forbes list ’30 Under 30’, alongside fellow Brit Emilia Clarke from ‘Game of Thrones’.

The stars are included in a list of more than 600 of the world’s youngest talents, in categories ranging from entertainment and music to games and technology, and the feature was cut down from an initial list of more than 15,000 names. It’s the fifth consecutive year that the list has been published, and was released on Monday (January 4th).

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Daisy Ridley

Date of birth

10th April, 1992

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

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The Eagle Huntress Movie Review

The Eagle Huntress Movie Review

Narrated by Daisy Ridley (The Force Awakens), this documentary is one of the most gripping...

The Eagle Huntress Trailer

The Eagle Huntress Trailer

The world occasionally spills forth a pioneer of change, someone out to change the course...

Star Wars Episode VIII - Announcement Trailer

Star Wars Episode VIII - Announcement Trailer

For the majority of Star Wars fans, Episode 7 ended in just the right place...

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Movie Review

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens TV Spot Trailer

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

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Star Wars - Comic Con Featurette Trailer

Star Wars - Comic Con Featurette Trailer

The cast and crew of the hugely anticipated upcoming 'Star Wars' movie 'The Force Awakens'...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

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Set three decades after the devastating events of 'Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the...

The Inbetweeners 2 Movie Review

The Inbetweeners 2 Movie Review

Fans of the TV series and 2011 first movie probably won't mind that the filmmakers...

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The Inbetweeners 2 Trailer

The Inbetweeners 2 Trailer

The four musketeers are back once again after their eventful (and mostly deeply embarrassing) post-A...

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