Rachel Simon
Rachel Simon is the Movies Editor at Bustle. Talk to her about Buffy, ice cream, or Nancy Meyers' interior design.

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Why The Next Star Wars Trilogy Might Feel Nothing Like This One, According To Rian Johnson

We may only be two movies into the current Star Wars trilogy, but the next several movies in the franchise are already in the works. In addition to 2018's Solo: A Star Wars Story and another standalone film set to come out a few years after that, it …
By Rachel Simon

We Need To Talk About That Intense Captain Phasma Scene In 'The Last Jedi'

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. With each new Star Wars movie comes a handful of new characters for fans to either fall in love with or hate with a passion — there's rarely any in-between. But in the case of Gwendoline Christie's Captain…
By Rachel Simon

The Celeb Cameos In The New Star Wars Movie Might Actually Blow Your Mind

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. One of the best things about the Star Wars franchise is that pretty much everyone is a fan. Sure, some of us are way more into the mythology and character details than others (we all know those people who …
By Rachel Simon

'The Last Jedi' Just Gave Star Wars Fans Just The Most Adorable New 'Ship

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. When most of us think about romance in the Star Wars movies, really only one couple comes to mind: Han and Leia. The duo, portrayed by Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, are not only the most iconic pair fro…
By Rachel Simon

This New Star Wars 'Ship Is Both Seriously Great & So Disappointing

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. From the very first moment that the commander pilot Poe Dameron appeared on-screen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fans across the globe knew they had a new obsession on their hands. Poe is confident, cha…
By Rachel Simon

How A Huge Luke Reveal In 'Last Jedi' Could Change The Future Of Star Wars

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Like all major movies in a franchise, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the kind of film you really don't want spoiled. But the new movie takes things up a notch, as The Last Jedi is filled to the brim with mome…
By Rachel Simon

OMG, Star Wars Could Be Repeating This Creepy AF Tradition

For a franchise known for its severed limbs, lightsaber battles, and ships flying through space, Star Wars also has a surprisingly large share of romance. There's the iconic relationship between Harrison Ford's Han Solo and Carrie Fisher's General Le…
By Rachel Simon

Here's What We Know About Carrie Fisher's Role In 'Star Wars: Episode 9'

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. When Carrie Fisher died suddenly in December 2016, it wasn't just millions of Star Wars fans who were devastated, of course. The legendary actor was admired by countless people not only for her character i…
By Rachel Simon

Prepare Yourselves: Here's Everyone Who Dies In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Spoilers ahead for The Last Jedi. The release of a new movie in the Star Wars universe always brings mixed emotions for viewers. Of course, there's plenty of excitement and joy at getting to reunite with beloved characters and learn what happens next…
By Rachel Simon

The Way 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Portrays General Leia Will Move You To Tears

Spoilers ahead for The Last Jedi. When the news hit that Carrie Fisher had passed away in December 2016, fans across the globe were left absolutely devastated. The hilarious, talented actor meant to so much to so many, including the countless people …
By Rachel Simon

22 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Quotes That'll Give You Chills

Spoilers ahead for The Last Jedi. After so many months of anticipation, it's finally here — Star Wars: The Last Jedi has arrived in theaters. For so many fans, it feels like it's been ages since we last got a new Star Wars movie, despite the fact tha…
By Rachel Simon

Why The Snoke Scene In 'The Last Jedi' Is Shocking In More Ways Than One

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. When audiences walked out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015, they were left with a multitude of huge questions. From the identity of Rey's parents to whether Finn and Poe would ever get toge…
By Rachel Simon

Here's What That Shocking Luke Moment At The End Of 'The Last Jedi' Actually Means

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. There are a few things that fans know to expect from a new Star Wars movie: dozens of quotable lines; intense lightsaber battles; flirty glances shared between characters both old and new. One thing fans d…
By Rachel Simon

Why You Should Question Kylo Ren's Comment About Rey's Parents in Star Wars

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. As the second out of three movies in the new Star Wars trilogy, The Last Jedi was bound not to answer every single question fans had about certain mysterious characters and plotlines. But even still, no on…
By Rachel Simon

What We Know About Who Rey's Mom Is In 'The Last Jedi'

Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Two years after the world was reintroduced to the Star Wars universe with the release of The Force Awakens, the second movie in the planned trilogy has hit theaters. To no one's surprise, The Last Jedi is …
By Rachel Simon

Kate McKinnon's Fave 'SNL' Characters To Play Are Not Who You'd Expect

When the future movies about 2017 inevitably arrive, it's hard to imagine that Kate McKinnon won't have a starring role. After all, the comedian has already portrayed several key players involved in the current political landscape, like Hillary Clint…
By Rachel Simon

Tiffany Haddish's Golden Globes Snub Is Super Confusing & Everyone Is Pissed AF

One of the best things about the 2018 awards season so far has been the recognition of a handful of actors who gave amazing performances in films not typically considered "Oscar bait," like Kumail Nanjiani for The Big Sick and Daniel Kaluuya for Get …
By Rachel Simon

Bustle's Editors On Al Franken + 'Game Of Thrones'

Hello, hello! As of today, there are only 18 days until Christmas, you guys. Whether you celebrate or not, that's reason to get excited — we're almost there! But let's not get too ahead of ourselves. There's a lot of news to process today, so withou…
By Rachel Simon

Bustle's Editors On "The Silence Breakers" + Melanie Martinez

Happy hump day, y'all! Today was a busy one, with the reveal of TIME's Person of the Year and lots more. There may not be much time left in 2017, but it's safe to say the news isn't planning on slowing down anytime soon. So without further ado, here'…
By Rachel Simon

Allison Janney Deals With The Mess Of 2017 Just Like You Do — By Obsessing Over Adorable Doggos

The day on which Allison Janney visits Bustle's office hasn't been a particularly good one for the actor. This morning, she tells me in an unusually soft-spoken voice, she woke up with her heart racing, and she's spent the hours since feeling off. Sh…
By Rachel Simon