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Fantasy Football 2016: Predicting the Top NFL Sleeper at Each Position

The pace may seem slow this time in the NFL offseason, but we are inching ever closer to the start of training camps and the 2016 preseason. For fantasy football enthusiasts, this means we're also drawing nearer to draft season.<p>Unless you're a complete novice in the fantasy football realm, you're …

Fantasy Football

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”: You know all the spoilers in J.J. Abrams’ obsessive reboot — because you’ve seen this movie before

<b>(Lucasfilm)</b><p>So the bad guy wears a mask, an orphan has special powers and somebody has a surprising dad — sound familiar?<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 16, 2015 6:26pm (UTC)<p>There I was, standing in line on 68th Street waiting to get into the New York press screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (a film …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is a Satisfying, Stirring Return to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

J.J. Abrams’s beyond-anticipated movie recaptures the old Star Wars magic, and leaves us wanting more.<p><i>Note: The studio does not want me to give away many plot details. I don’t want to give away many plot details, either. Most of all,</i> you* probably don’t want me to give away many plot details. So, I …

The Best Star Wars: The Force Awakens Celebrity Cameo, Revealed

One Stormtrooper in particular had a license to kill.<p><b>Spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>There are some star cameos you’ll know immediately in the new <i>Star Wars</i> movie—<b>J.J. Abrams’s</b> old pal <b>Greg Grunberg</b> shows up as a resistance pilot, <b>Max von Sydow</b> plays a small but pivotal role in the …

I saw 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' and I have one big complaint about the movie

If I'm going to nitpick about the otherwise thrilling "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," I'll say one thing: There isn't enough Captain Phasma.<p>The flashy Stormtrooper with chrome armor and cape played by "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie has been all over the marketing of the film, but the …

Here Are All The Spoilerish Things You Didn’t See In ‘The Force Awakens’

<b>Warning: The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>Moviegoers came out in droves to watch the highly anticipated latest installment in George Lucas’ universe with <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. However, those who attended the film may have left the theater wondering about …

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The Problem With That Major Force Awakens Scene

I never knew how much I cared about Han Solo until it was too late.<p>The public anticipation for J.J. Abrams’ <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> …

This theory about who Rey's parents are in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' makes perfect sense

And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film left a lot of unanswered questions for cinemagoers in order to keep a juicy story arc going for the next couple of movies.<p>The biggest question being asked? Who are Rey's parents?<p><b>***The rest of this article contains major</b> …

40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

<i>Disney/LucasFilms</i><p><b>Warning: major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>I loved the film. Seriously, I did. And yet it also has more plot holes than any film I've ever seen, which makes the reviews it's getting pretty irksome. Why can't we just admit that BB-8 is adorable, Finn is …

The Redemption Of Han Solo

<b>(Starting in the ninth paragraph of this piece, there are major Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie and plan to see the movie, you may not want to read this.)</b><p>“Well, I understand, you know, you love Luke, that’s okay.”<p>These are the words of Harrison Ford after he …

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Kylo Ren's Gut-Wrenching Action in THE FORCE AWAKENS Explained by Abrams

Watch: Star Wars: The Force Awakens DGA Question and Answer Session

Earlier this week, director/writer <b>J.J. Abrams</b> and his co-writer <b>Lawrence Kasdan</b> appeared at the Director’s Guild Of America for a screening of <b>Star</b> …

I can't shake this totally believable theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>There's still a lot we don't know about after seeing the new "Star Wars" movie. One of the biggest mysteries surrounds the new villain, Supreme Leader Snoke.<p>Since the moment I saw the character on screen, I've only …

20 More Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

<i>Disney/Lucas Films</i><p><b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>This past Monday, I published an article entitled "40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>." I wrote that while I loved the film, I'd found in it so many plot holes that I'd felt compelled to do …

The Good and Bad of Kylo Ren

<i>Disney / Lucas Films</i><p><b>Warning: This piece contains several major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>Today, I saw the new Star Wars for the second time since its release. <i>The Force Awakens</i> is a very enjoyable addition to the pop-cultural supernova, raking in over $247 million in the U.S and …

J.J. Abrams explains why this major trailer scene was cut from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

If you're the type of "Star Wars" fanatic (aren't we all) who spent the first couple of trailers trolling each still for plot lines and clues, you may have noticed a few key moments that were absent from the final cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>Specifically, a pretty big moment for one …

Q&A: How 'Star Wars' Creators Made BB-8 Into A Robot Icon

R2-D2 finally gets a robotic rival<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> doesn’t hit theaters until December 18, but it already has a breakout star: BB-8, the endearing ball droid that made its debut in the movie trailer this summer. Rather than rely on computer graphics, director J.J. Abrams asked the …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Fanboy Review: The Best Since 'Empire Strikes Back'

Spoiler-free<p><i>Popular Science photo director Thomas Payne is a lifelong Star Wars fan, and he was one of the lucky few who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens last night, before its official release date of December 17, 2015. Read on to discover his initial thoughts and appraisal. We've kept his review</i> …