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‘Star Wars’ Introduced Adorable Space Penguins Into Its Universe & Twitter’s In Love

The <i>Star Wars</i> universe is full of a lot of things, but one thing you don't come by too often in a galaxy far, far away is cuteness. It's not too easy …

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Jar Jar Binks Actor Ahmed Best Reveals How He Survived Playing the Most Hated ‘Star Wars’ Character

“To be honest, failing and being black is very scary, because we don’t get a lot of chances," Best said in a fascinating new profile for Wired.<p>While …

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Great Job, Internet!: The man who played Jar Jar Binks on how he survived being Jar Jar Binks

Despite being a successful artist in his own right, Ahmed Best has spent his entire career struggling with the vitriol he received for his turn as excitable Gungan Jar Jar Binks in George Lucas’ <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. “I had death threats through the internet,” Best told <i>Wired</i> in a new piece on the …

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Rihanna Gives the Performance of the Summer in the Batsh*t ‘Valerian’ Movie

The sci-fi epic ‘Valerian’ is one giant $180 million acid trip. But emerging from the chaos is Rihanna, going full Fantine and acting the hell out of her alien hooker cameo.<p><i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets</i> is like Star Wars and Avatar had a baby, that baby grew up, took mushrooms, and …

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Everything You Need to Know About 'Game of Thrones' Before Season 7

Ahead of the premiere, here's everything you may have forgotten—and some predictions for the new season.<p>Now is the winter of our (shareable) content. Yes, it's midsummer for most of us, but for <i>Game of Thrones</i>'s stalwart viewership—who, if they were a country, would be the 57th most populous …

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Latest 'Forces of Destiny' Still Doesn't Explain Two Nagging Ewok Questions

If you’ve been wondering for the past thirty-four years what Leia and Wicket the Ewok got up to right after Leia give him that weird rice krispie …

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See Dwayne Johnson's Bloody 'Rampage' Set Photo & Hilarious 'Dodgeball' Video

<i>"F*ck you, Jar Jar Binks!"</i><p>Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson spent Independence Day at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, but the day before, he was hard at work getting #BloodiedAndBattered on the set of "Rampage." And before that, he was hard at work getting hilariously ridiculous …

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How the Guy Who Played Jar Jar Survived the Fandom Menace

AHMED BEST HAS MADE PEACE WITH THE REVILED CHARACTER THAT ONCE DEFINED HIS PAST.<p>by Brian Raftery | photographs by Jeff Minton<p>07.15.17<p>The call from …

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LOL: Jar Jar Binks Asks Ron Howard for a Role in the Han Solo Movie

While more concerning details have come out of the woodwork in the wake of Lucasfilm firing directors <b>Phil Lord & Chris Miller</b> from the <b>Han Solo</b> …

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Despicable? Not at all. Why the Minions are much smarter than they look

It isn’t summer until you’ve been bitten by a mosquito, and it isn’t over until your house is a spider refuge. All seasons have intrusive symptoms. This is true, too, of any film series with a promotion budget big enough.<p>On Friday, Despicable Me 3 is released; the movie’s box office residency will …

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22 Things We Did In 1999 That Now Feel Weird In Retrospect

The struggle of having to share one phone line was REAL.<p>Posted on June 24, 2017, 23:31 GMT<p>1. Looking through the Sunday paper circulars to find out what movies and albums were being released that week.<p>Unless you already knew 'cause you had seen the coming soon ads inside Tower Records or Best …

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Jar Jar Binks made an *anonymous* request to be the star of the Han Solo film

You’ve probably heard the news that Ron Howard will be taking over as the director of the untitled Han Solo movie. And it turns out that a former <i>Star</i> …

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Jar Jar Binks Really Wants to Be in the Han Solo Movie

Last week, LucasFilm made the jaw-dropping announcement that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will no longer be at the helm of <i>Han Solo: A Star</i> …

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Mark Hamill Says Jar Jar Binks Tongue Candy Goofiest Star Wars Item

Legendary <i>Star Wars</i> actor Mark Hamill says the Jar Jar Binks tongue candy dispenser is the goofiest piece of all <i>Star Wars</i> merchandise. Hamill, of …

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Jar Jar Binks lobbies Ron Howard for role in the Han Solo Stars Wars spinoff in latest Funny or Die video

Earlier in the week it was announced that Phil Lord and Chris Miller had been fired from the <b>Han Solo Star Wars</b> spinoff film due to creative …

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New director on the Han Solo flick? Perfect time for the comeback of a beloved Star Wars hero.

Lucasfilm knows what it’s doing. Really.<p>So, this week Lucasfilm fired the directors of the Han Solo biopic and now Ron Howard is on the job. Why not? They last teamed up on <i>Willow</i>, and that did half as good as <i>Crocodile Dundee 2</i> in 1988.<p>Speaking as someone who lives 20 minutes from real-life …

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Jar Jar Binks Makes Incognito Plea to Ron Howard for Han Solo Movie Role

"If you really want to turn this movie around, you have got to get Jar Jar in there, and not just a supporting role. Maybe it's a Jar Jar movie …

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Jar Jar Binks Wants Role in Han Solo Movie

Jar Jar Binks thinks he can make a comeback in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe with a role in Ron Howard’s <i>Han Solo</i> movie. Jar Jar, of course, became one of, if …

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5 Theories on the Best Order to Watch the 'Star Wars' Movies

The <i>Star Wars</i> saga is 40 years old, and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. With the eighth entry in the series, <i>The Last Jedi</i>, slated to hit theaters …

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Star Wars Prequels: Most Politically Relevant Thing in the Trump Era

In December 2015, with primary season about to begin, all eyes were on Donald Trump’s rise. That same month, <i>Star Wars</i>: <i>The Force Awakens</i> hit theaters …

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The 9 Most Likely Sean Spicer Replacements

The 9 Most Likely Sean Spicer Replace...<br>It could be you!<br>Submitted by: <b>Keaton Patti</b><br>Regular<br>Keywords: Sean Spicer Politics Press Secretary Sean Spicer …

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Ron Howard Leads The Pack Of Potential Replacement Directors For ‘Han Solo’

With the news that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had abruptly exited the upcoming Han Solo film due to “creative differences,” <i>Star Wars</i> fans began to panic and have Jar Jar Binks flashbacks. After having two good to great <i>Star Wars</i> films in a row, this kind of turmoil is certainly cause …

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Attack of the Clones: Jinhao 922 & Delike New Moon

Star Wars fans REJOICE! This post will be littered with Jedi references. For those of you who haven’t seen Star Wars…where the F**K have you …

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GOP staffer compares Trumpcare to Star Wars and we can't even

As Republican Senators craft their version of the AHCA bill — better known as Trumpcare — in secrecy, the waiting can be frustrating.<p>The Democrats don't know what's in it. The White House doesn't know what's in it. Even the House GOP, which passed its own version of the AHCA earlier this year, …

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One Scene Will Connect 'The Last Jedi' to 'Episode IX'

The story of the Resistance and its struggles against the evil First Order is being planned out meticulously in a war room not unlike the Rebel base …

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Fascinating Doctor Who theory suggests the Time Lord is dying

<i>Doctor Who</i> has been turning out a terrific Season 10 (or Season 36 for those of us who keep it old-school). But with rumors that there’s going to be …

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VidAngel is making a new push to filter out the smut

VidAngel wants to clean up the dirty shows we watch on HBO and Netflix.<p>The company, started in Utah, has announced a service that lets individuals …

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Pixar revs its engines for latest ‘Cars’ sequel

There are two kinds of Pixar movies: the great ones and everything else. The amazing thing is how long there were only great ones.<p>The first not-great …

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7 movie characters that terrified us as children – but now just embarrass us

Look into my eyes, not around the eyes...<p>Things that scared you as a child often stay with us long into adulthood – tiny traumas that still give us …

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This Twitter hero is currently listing off 1,000+ “cool things” about the “Star Wars” prequels

Beware the next time you are considering participating in a social media meme designed to encourage “likes” on a post or tweet. Why? Well, you might …

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