Casey is a Film Features Writer here at Bustle. She enjoys sci-fi, feminism, fairy tales, Disney, Star Trek, and other nerdy things. She also writes for Women and Hollywood.
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Why 'Qi'ra's Decision At The End Of 'Solo' Is A Huge Mistake

Major spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. One of the most intriguing characters in Solo, the latest Star Wars anthology film, is Qi'ra, Han Solo's ex-girlfriend played by Emilia Clarke. The two start out on Corellia together as orphans and in…
By Casey Cipriani

Emilia Clarke's 'Solo' Character Could Have A Major Connection To Another Star Wars Hero

Major spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. It's Star Wars time again, folks, and with every new movie comes the endless speculation of who might be related to whom, who will turn to the Dark Side, and who will perish vs. who will survive. The …
By Casey Cipriani

Why That Mind-Boggling Twist In 'Solo' Actually Makes SO Much Sense

Major spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. The stand-alone Han Solo movie Solo, out May 25, doesn't have a ton of surprises. After all, there's not a lot about our favorite Star Wars smuggler that we don't already know, and there's little Luca…
By Casey Cipriani

What Qi'ra's Decision At The End Of 'Solo' Actually Means

Major spoilers ahead for Solo: a Star Wars Story. Ever since the first trailer for Solo, the second Star Wars anthology film after 2016's Rogue One, fans have been wondering what characters would be joining Han on his fun ride. Game of Thrones' Emili…
By Casey Cipriani

The Ending Of 'Solo' Might've Solved A Major Star Wars Mystery

Spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Much like Rogue One did in 2016, Solo: A Star Wars Story has the hard job of making fans love a Star Wars story that has little to do with the original movies. But where Rogue One had to endear us to entire…
By Casey Cipriani

Han's Decision At The End Of 'Solo' Changes His Entire Future

Spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Now that Star Wars fans have gotten a look into Han Solo's backstory through Solo, it's fun to imagine how the beloved character grew from the young, idealistic adventure boy in this film to the smooth-talk…
By Casey Cipriani

Elle Fanning Is So Tired Of Teen Girls Being Underestimated

Don't underestimate Elle Fanning. After 17 years in the industry, the 20-year-old actor has grown up and come into her own, and she isn't putting up with anyone who doubts her for her age or her gender. In the years since her debut in I Am Sam at age…
By Casey Cipriani

The Reason 'Timeless' Deserves A Renewal Is About So Much More Than Appeasing Superfans

After an exciting and shocking finale that resulted in NBC’s Timeless trending on Twitter for hours on Sunday night, fans of the show are still waiting to hear if Timeless will be renewed for Season 3. We’ve been here before, Clockblockers, and we kn…
By Casey Cipriani

'Tully' Shows You Probably Won't Peak In Your 20s — & That's Totally OK

For many millennials, the constant bombardment of success stories about 20-something celebs or entrepreneurs can be seriously anxiety-inducing. Yet for every person on a "30 under 30" list, there are infinitesimal other 20-somethings out there just l…
By Casey Cipriani

This 'Avengers 4' Theory About The Hulk Will Make You So Nervous

Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. The latest movie in the MCU brings together all of our favorite superheroes, plus loads more from other Marvel films, and the resulting adventure features a whopping number of characters. But in a surprising…
By Casey Cipriani

The 'Avengers 4' Time Travel Theory Won't Fix Everything — But There's One Thing That Could

Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. The latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe ended with a total gut punch. After Thanos succeeded in acquiring all six Infinity Stones, he snapped his fingers and half of the population of the uni…
By Casey Cipriani

This New Movie About Mary Shelley Will Make You Want To Re-Read 'Frankenstein' ASAP

The gothic horror novel Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus is lauded as one of the originators of the style, but its author, the teenage Mary Shelley, has never quite gotten her due for inventing the genre of science-fiction as a result. Yet today…
By Casey Cipriani

'Avengers 4' Will Prob Include Time Travel & These Theories Are So Good

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. It's almost certain at this point that Avengers 4 is going to have to involve time travel, seeing that the end of Infinity War sees many of our beloved superheroes dead. With Thanos achieving his goal …
By Casey Cipriani

What That Huge Thanos Scene At The End Of 'Infinity War' Means For The Big Bad's Future

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. When it comes to weapons, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has always had some pretty cool ones, and Infinity War definitely ups the ante. Though Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, was destroyed, in Infinity War he …
By Casey Cipriani

Why 'Infinity War's Shocking Ending Throws 'Black Panther 2' Into Question

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. This year's Black Panther is by far the most popular Marvel Comics movie in the 10-year history of the MCU — not only is it the highest grossing of all of the studio's movies, it's also the highest rat…
By Casey Cipriani

So, Let's Talk About THAT Gamora Scene In 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Major spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War ahead. Most Marvel Cinematic Universe fans are going into Infinity War expecting some major character deaths. But many of the theories surrounding who lives and dies in Infinity War revolve around major Aveng…
By Casey Cipriani

Here's What That Huge 'Infinity War' Post-Credits Reveal Actually Means

Major spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War. Like all other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Infinity War ends with a secret scene after the closing credits. Though Samuel L. Jackson's S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Nick Fury doesn't appear in the re…
By Casey Cipriani

'Disobedience' Is A Lesbian Romance With An Ending That's Different From So Many Others

Spoilers ahead. There's no denying that film and television have a major "Bury Your Gays" problem. The trope that sees many film and TV LGBTQ+ couples thrown into tragic ends like murder or accidental death shortly after they unite has been criticize…
By Casey Cipriani

This New Netflix Doc Reveals The Incredible All-Female Space Program You Never Knew About

In 1958, NASA began Project Mercury with the goal of finding the best, brightest, and most fit humans for space travel. The all-male group chosen were dubbed the Mercury 7, and included now-famous names like Alan Shepard and John Glenn. But while Dr.…
By Casey Cipriani

This Summer's Sci-Fi Movies Are Worth Your Attention — But They're Missing Something Major

Of the many great science-fiction films of the past few years, a surprisingly large number of them have focused on women or featured female-centric storylines. There's been thought-provoking dramas like Gravity, Arrival, Ex Machina, Under the Skin, a…
By Casey Cipriani