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Cry of the Week: Alas, poor Jar Jar! We weep for Star Wars' most hated character

<i>Welcome to our new weekly</i> <i>series "</i><i>Cry of the Week</i><i>," in which we highlight whatever</i> <i>moment</i> <i>made us ugly cry on our</i> <i>couches</i> <i>the most in the past seven days.</i><p>If you truly hate Jar Jar Binks, this week's cry may not be for you. For those Star Warsnerds who feel at least <i>some</i> sympathy for the Gungan outcast, …

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Star Wars fan art depicts Jar Jar Binks as The Last Jedi

Here’s some amazing, totally legitimate news from a trustworthy Facebook fan-page dedicated to <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b>. For weeks and weeks fans of …

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Star Wars: Could Disney Have Handled Jar Jar Binks Better?

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Star Wars Rebels Clip Introduces Wullf Yularen to Ferret Out Rebel Spy

The colonel is brought onboard by Grand Admiral Thrawn to reveal the identity of the Rebel spy, codenamed Fulcrum.

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Book Review: Aftermath: Empire's End

<i>Empire’s End</i> is the conclusion of the <i>Aftermath</i> trilogy, a series of novels carrying the weight of being the first post-<i>Return of the Jedi</i>, as well as …

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A modern space opera: has Star Wars escaped the George Lucas worldview?

Disney’s takeover of the Star Wars has seen bigger roles for women and people of colour, in a sophisticated cinematic universe that looks more like the one we live in<p>It’s pretty obvious that George Lucas, for all his statements to the contrary, does not particularly enjoy watching from the …

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How A Star Wars Movie Cameo Can Redeem Jar Jar Binks

Jar Jar Binks appeared in a new Star Wars novel, revealing his tragic fate. Could the Gungan ever be redeemed in the movies?

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The Lion King casting, first look at Ego the Living Planet, Stephen King shared universe, the fate of Jar Jar Binks – Weekend News Roundup

<i>Rounding up the big news stories from the weekend…</i><p>Director Jon Favreau has revealed the first casting for his upcoming remake of the animated Disney …

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What Happened To Jar Jar Binks After The Prequels?

Jar Jar Binks is one of the more hated Star Wars characters, but his arc is quite fascinating. How did he go from war hero to street clown?

Here's What Happens to Jar Jar Binks After the Prequels

Whatever happened to George Lucas's most-hated creation?<p>There's a strong argument to be made for Jar Jar Binks being the most hated character in all of <i>Star Wars</i> canon, and in your darkest hours you might have found yourself wondering what happened to the clownish Gungan after the Republic fell and …

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The Week in Star Wars – First look at Rey, Finn, Poe and Stormtroopers in The Last Jedi, Han Solo casting, the fate of Jar Jar Binks and more

<i>It’s a Last Jedi heavy edition of The Week in Star Wars with our first look at some key characters, rumours on the first trailer and Finn’s role in</i> …

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Jar Jar Binks’ fate ruins the last good thing about the Gungan: the fun of hating him

Oh, goddamnit<p>Jar Jar Binks never had a chance. After his debut in <i>Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace</i>, critics scorched him in reviews and fans turned him into a punchline. Even <i>The Force Awakens</i> director J.J. Abrams joked about hiding his bones in the desert of Jakku. Everyone in the room had …

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The New Star Wars: Aftermath Novel Reveals the Pitiful Fate of Jar Jar Binks

All the debate can finally be laid to rest. We’re about to finally know what happened to Jar Jar Binks after <i>Revenge of the Sith</i>, and what he’s been …

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Whatever happened to Jar Jar Binks? Find out in Star Wars: Aftermath - Empire's End ...

What did Jar Jar Binks do after the Clone Wars?<p>(Spoilers follow for <i>Aftermath: Empire’s End.)</i><p>He returned to Naboo’s capital city and became a …

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Star Wars fans will finally discover what happened to Jar Jar Binks in new novel

<b>SPOILER ALERT!</b><p><b>The fate of clownish Star Wars alien Jar Jar Binks has been finally revealed – and it’s actually a bit depressing.</b><p>Sponsored13 realities …

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Jar Jar Binks Lived Out the Rest of His Life As a Sad Clown Haunted by Guilt

After he goofily, accidentally helped give Senator Palpatine control over the galactic senate and made <i>Star Wars</i> fans over the age of 8 question their …

Science confirms what we already know: It's all in the hips

To find out what people think of lady dancing, you don't need to head to the club. Instead, researchers in the UK outfitted female dancers with motion capture rigs, much like the ones that bring digital movie characters like Gollum or Jar Jar Binks to life. According to science, then, women who …

Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge May Join the Cast of the Upcoming Han Solo Movie

The <i>Star Wars</i> films have always had great luck with CGI characters: Unconvincing Jabba, Jar Jar Binks, The Eternal Shame of the Peter Cushing …

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How fan theories changed the way we watch movies and TV

Did you ever hear that really cool fan theory that James Bond isn’t one man, but a codename used by MI6 at any given time for their current top …

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A Reminder to Media Outlets to Value Your Photo Editors, Courtesy of Jar Jar Binks - Schandenfoto.

With massive layoffs hitting photographers, photo editors, and other visual media-based professions across the industry over the last few years, it’s …

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The Room, Double Down, Attack of the Clones: The best bad movies you have to watch

We're currently in the thick of "awards season", when excellence in filmmaking is rewarded in glittering ceremonies replete with spectacle, …

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A Right-Wing News Site Mistakes A Jar-Jar Binks Joke As Iranian Propaganda

Iran has, for years, been at war with the larger Internet, to the point where they tried to build their own. One of their biggest problems was, for a while, they seemed not to realize that it was easy to spot their terrible Photoshop work. So, back in the day, we all made fun of them and moved on …

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Drudge Report Uses Jar Jar Binks Photo To Stoke Iranian Missile Fears

No, Jar Jar hasn't switched sides. It's just an awkward Photoshop.<p>Hasn’t Jar Jar Binks suffered enough?<p>News aggregator Matt Drudge apparently doesn’t think so.<p>The Drudge Report posted a link Thursday to a Reuters article headlined “Khamenei ally says useless for U.S. to threaten Iran over missile …

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Drudge Report Stokes Iran Fears With Fake Missile Photo Featuring Jar Jar Binks

The Drudge Report published a peculiar image on its homepage this morning featuring the <i>Star Wars</i> character Jar Jar Binks peeking out over a set of …

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Drudge Report accidentally includes Jar Jar Binks in story on Iran threat

BTW<p>Two years ago, a theory about Jar Jar Binks being the biggest evil mastermind in the entire <i>Star Wars</i> universe went viral, with the whole web awed …

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Great Job, Internet!: Drudge Report posts Jar Jar Binks on story about Iranian nuclear missiles

In a chilling development commingling the Trump administration’s signature blend of incompetence and provocation, as well as the news media’s oscillations between terror and outright fabrication, the <i>Drudge Report</i> is currently insinuating that the Iranian government has gained control of Jar Jar …

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Drudge Report warns of looming Jar Jar Binks threat

<i>Drudge Report</i>has made some memorable mistakes<i>.</i> You might remember the time it reported “<i>The Revenant</i> included a rape scene with a bear,” or when owner Matt Drudge made a dangerous situation worse by using Hurricane Matthew to push his anti-climate change agenda. But today, <i>Drudge Report</i> has really …

Why is Jar Jar Binks launching Iranian missiles in Drudge Report's lead image?

The "Star Wars" fan who famously theorized that Jar Jar Binks is really a warmongering Sith Lord in disguise must be feeling vindicated Thursday. For reasons only Yoda knows, The Drudge Report linked to a Reuters story on Iran's ballistic missile program using a large, digitally altered image …

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🚨 🚨 🚨 JAR JAR BINKS GOT DRUDGED 🚨 🚨 🚨

This is a siren-level event. The front page of the Drudge Report currently features a photo of missiles shooting off in every direction with the …

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Drudge Report Uses Photo of Jar Jar Binks to Lead Into Story About Iran

Today, the Drudge Report features this image above a link to a <i>Yahoo</i> article titled, “Khamenei ally says useless for U.S. to threaten Iran over …

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