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The Perfect Gifts to Buy 'Star Wars' Fans This Holiday Season

Before there were <i>Star Wars</i> gifts... there was <i>Star Wars</i>. A long, long time ago, in a galaxy you call home, George Lucas's science-fantasy adventure …

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Vanilla 'World of Warcraft' Proved Great Stories Don't Necessarily Make Great MMOs

Nostalgia is the crack of contemporary popular culture, and I'm convinced an intervention would do us all well at this point.<p>But even I felt pride …

Gaming

MCM Comic Con Birmingham – Trump, T-Shirts And Tasha Yar

The latest MCM Birmingham Comic Con is becoming more chaotic by the second. The wilder it gets, the more entertaining it becomes.

Cosplay

Sorry Haters, But The "Star Wars" Prequels Are Actually Amazing

Two words: Ewan McGregor.

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SPOILERS: JUSTICE LEAGUE - 8 Things That Worked And 7 That Definitely Didn't

It's obvious that <i>Justice League</i> is going to be a very divisive movie but what did - and didn't - work in the DC Comics adaptation? Here, we take a …

Comics

'Turn Everyone Into An Inventor': The Story of the littleBits Droid Inventor Kit

When Anakin Skywalker was still just a precocious young boy, he created C-3PO out of spare parts and pure ingenuity. Now Threepio’s favorite glob of …

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Science Says Han Solo Is a Cold Blooded Killer

A new book goes deep on the physics of ‘Star Wars’—including one of the fandom’s most disputed controversies.<p>Debates about whether <i>Star Wars</i> is science fiction or fantasy have been raging on in geek communities since the film’s first screening in 1977. Variations on “It takes place ‘a long time ago’ …

Han Solo

15 Sci-Fi Cosplays That Should Not Be Attractive (But Totally Are)

The sci-fi genre has no doubt provided some iconic looks over the years that fans have loved. Princess Leia in the slave bikini is a look that still …

Cosplay

Physicist Says 'Star Wars' Could Happen Before the Big Bang

Before the universe existed, there was a galaxy far, far away.<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>The most famous thing about <b>Star Wars</b> beyond the …

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Macro Monday Dumps A Buncha News On Your Head And Runs

Last year around this time, we were revving up our trip to Maui, so I thought I’d pop a macro shot from our trip into this post — behold, an anole, …

Star Wars: Battlefront II review-in-progress — EA’s flirtation with the Gray Side

Star Wars: Battlefront II is going to be huge. The questions are just how big it will be … and if this is the shooter for you. Electronic Arts has a gold mine here, as the game debuts on November 17 just ahead of the December 15 launch of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. It will debut on the PlayStation 4, …

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7 things we hope to see in the new Star Wars universe

The future is looking Force-ful, but let's go light on the shameless Jar-Jar types in this new promised universe.<p>Star Wars fans already had "The Last Jedi" to look forward to come December, "Solo" in 2018 and Episode IX in 2019.<p>But on Thursday, the future got even more Force-ful. Disney chief Bob …

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi's baby porgs are REALLY gross

This isn't what we were promised.<p>Disney is going into overdrive to position <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>'s porgs as the cutest thing since the coal dust …

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'Last Jedi' Toy Reveals That Baby Porgs Are Ugly and Upsetting to Behold

By<p>Filed Under Entertainment, Star Wars & Toys<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Space slugs and Salacious Crumb are no longer the most disturbing …

Star Wars

Thor: Ragnarok has some massive, glaring problems

Photo Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures Media/Marvel Studios<p>Photo Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures Media/Marvel Studios<p>Thor: Ragnarok was a great movie. …

Entertainment

Gorg

«<i>Are you going to pay for that? It costs seven wupiupi.</i>»―A gorg vendor, to Jar Jar Binks<p><b>Gorgs</b>, also known as <b>chubas</b>,[3] were a species of amphibian …

Jar Jar Binks' Actor Is Very Happy With His Character's Canonically Miserable Fate

Earlier this year in Chuck Wendig’s novel <i>Aftermath</i>, we learned the incredibly depressing story of what happened to Jar Jar Binks after the <i>Star Wars</i> …

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Opening Quote: Primark’s performance is far from Mickey Mouse

Is there nothing Disney cannot do?<p>It has held talks about taking over Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, including the US group’s stake in UK-based …

Markets

How I Lost the Knickknack Wars

A collector makes peace with his school-of-KonMari wife<p>I don’t have any tattoos, but I do have a ton of knickknacks, curios, and tchotchkes. And like a big-ass Iron Maiden skeleton or a winged demon inked across your midsection, my collectibles tend toward dark motifs. For instance, there’s the …

Star Wars: 15 Crazy Fan Redesigns Way Better Than The Movies

Few visuals are as iconic as those found in <i>Star Wars.</i> Places, vehicles, and characters are all distinct and easily recognizable to even the most …

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Editor's Letter: Welcome to the Dark Side

Dylan Jones on why the allure of <i>Star Wars</i> will never fade<p>The allure of <i>Star Wars</i> never seems to fade. Even though it is one of the biggest movie …

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TechRaptor Will Be Streaming For AbleGamers on November 18

TechRaptor Will Be Streaming For AbleGamers on November 18<p>/ November 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM / Blog<p>This year, TechRaptor will be setting out to raise …

Star Wars 38: The Ashes of Jedha, Part 1 Exclusive Cover

If you are into collecting comic cover variations, then check out this special deal coming up soon!<p>On Monday 11/6, eBay will be selling a limited …

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And now eBay is getting into the variant cover business with Star Wars 38 and more

eBay is getting into the variant cover business. Earlier this year they offered an exclusive edition of Peter Parker, which sold out 3000 copies in …

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The Actor Who Played Jar Jar Binks Is Pretty Upset At Andy Serkis’s Apparent Snub Of His Place In History

There are certainly plenty of controversial points in the <i>Star Wars</i> canon — Yoda lightsaber battle: awesome or stupid? Boba Fett: stone cold badass or totally overrated? — but one thing is nearly unanimous: Jar Jar Binks is the most hated character in the entire series. There was a lot that went …

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Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill Gets Honest, Carrie Fisher’s Advice for Adam Driver, and a New International Trailer

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:• Two new international <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> trailers!• <b><br>Mark Hamill</b> was “insulted” by <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i><br>• Some …

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Jar Jar Binks Actor Claims His Role In Cinema History Has Been Forgotten

In a recent collaboration with Wired, Andy Serkis discusses the recent history of motion capture, specifically the evolution of his and WETA’s process, from the emaciated Gollum to the insanely lifelike Caesar; it’s actually pretty fascinating, watch it here if you’re interested.<p>But the video …

Andy Serkis

Jar Jar Binks actor unhappy about motion-capture “snub”

He may be one of – if not the – most reviled characters in the entire <b>Star Wars</b> saga, but there’s no disputing that Jar Jar Binks marked a huge leap …

Star Wars

Stranger Things 2: just as potent a second time? Discuss with spoilers

The early reviews heaped praise on the if-it-isn’t-broken-don’t-fix-it-approach of the Duffer Brothers, but did the nostalgic thriller avoid a sophomore slump?<p>This article contains spoilers<p>Following up the surprise hit of 2016 with something equally appealing was always going to be a tough ask. But …

TV

Ahmed Best Protests Racist Erasure Of Jar Jar Binks From CGI History

<b>Ahmed Best</b>, the actor behind one of the greatest characters in cinematic history, Jar Jar Binks, helped to pioneer the field of motion capture with …

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