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'The Last Jedi' director just cleverly shut down critics of one of the most controversial parts of the 'Star Wars' movie

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."</b><p>"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson is schooling fans who haven't done their homework.<p>Johnson took to Twitter Friday to directly address one big critique fans have been divided over near the film's end.<p>Near the end of …

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Star Wars: 15 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Darth Vader

When he first graced the silver screen in 1977, Darth Vader instantly became one of cinema’s most enigmatic villains. Before his true identity was so …

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Didn’t like Luke in Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Joseph Gordon-Levitt's essay might change your mind

Luke Skywalker’s actions and general behaviour in Star Wars: The Last Jedi might still sting for some (I get that. I still can’t get over that …

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' edited without any men was inevitable, and now it's here

A couple days ago, a man who was Mad Online about women being in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> re-cut the film into a 46-minute mess that featured no women …

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Loved 'The Last Jedi' So Much He Wrote A 2,000 Word Essay Defending It

Look, Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants you to know that he absolutely definitely DID NOT write a 2,000 word Medium post defending <i>The Last Jedi</i> because he's friends with Rian Johnson, the film's director. Oh, or because has a cameo role, because that doesn't effect anything. He's just a fan, guys. He just …

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This 'Last Jedi' Edit Without Men Is A Response To The Sexist Edit & It's Actually Quite Revealing

An anonymous, brave soul on the internet recut <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> without men. But the mystery editor didn't make the "De-Meninized Fanedit" for …

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We’ve Seen This Movie Before

The film industry witnessed its worse year since the 1990s in 2017.Hollywood, during the advent of television to name but one fallow period, has seen …

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Rian Johnson Didn't Want the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi Because He Would've Murdered Them

Director Rian Johnson kept a lot of ideas and plot elements out of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, including Luke Skywalker’s reported third lesson for Rey, …

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'Solo' Footage Heats Up the "Star Wars' Nostalgia Debate

Can Han Solo be deep? Should he?<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Punch it! The <i>Millennium Falcon</i> has made the …

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Yanked From Chinese Theaters

The Force isn't just weak in China, it's pretty much non-existent.<p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been pulled from cinemas in parts of China after …

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Did Chewbacca's Death Reset The 'Star Wars' Canon?

A recent SyFy interview with Leland Chee, longtime Lucasfilm employee and keeper of the “Holocron,” the official <i>Star Wars</i> story database, revealed that Chee views the death of Chewbacca (in the <i>Star Wars</i> expanded universe) as the catalyst that sparked the full reset of the entire canon.<p>The expanded …

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Fight w/ Rey & fly a TIE fighter, Speeder Bike, or X-Wing drone for $75 (Reg. $100+)

Bed Bath and Beyond is currently running a sale on the Star Wars Battle Quad Collection for <b>$74.99 shipped</b>. Normally $100+ at other retailers, these drones are a must-have for the Star Wars fanatic in your life. Our top pick from this sale is the T-65 X-Wing Starfighter for <b>$74.99 shipped</b>. Currently …

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Hugh Jackman's 'Greatest Showman' Proves Musicals Are A Safe Box Office Bet

<i>The Greatest Showman</i> crossed $100 million domestic and $200m worldwide on Tuesday. While that doesn’t quite make it a hit quite yet (the 20th Century Fox release cost $84m to produce), it’s on its way to becoming something of a perennial favorite. The film had the best full Fri-Sun to Fri-Sun hold …

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Great Movies About Terrible Parents

Not all parents are good. Let’s take a look at some of the worst. In Cinema.<p>When we think of parents, we envision our earliest protectors and role …

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‘Last Jedi’ Rian Johnson on George Lucas and ‘American Graffiti’

Perhaps you’ve heard of this tiny new mumblecore film, <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>? Just kidding—<i>Star Wars</i> is huge! You’ve probably seen the movie and …

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'Jumanji' leads box office pack over US holiday weekend

Sony's family film "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" had a lock on the top spot at the North American box office this holiday weekend, for the second …

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Trump struck net neutrality down — and kickstarted the movement that will save it

It's just over a month since the GOP-controlled Federal Communications Commission voted to gut its net neutrality rules. But if Donald Trump and his …

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How the alt-right and nostalgic trolls hijacked geek pop culture

In the days after the release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, Luke Skywalker found himself facing down adversaries here on Earth, wielding a rhetorical …

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Inside 'Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire', the Latest VR Attraction from The VOID

I have always been a huge star wars fan. Watching Luke skywalker and Han Solo fight off the Empire in the original trilogy would work me into a …

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40 Of The Best Valentine's Day Gifts For Men

Show them all your love with these awesome goodies.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

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In Defense of Luke Skywalker

By The Bitter Script Reader “My hero would never do that!” Defending <i>The Last Jedi</i>‘s Luke Skywalker.Over a month after the release of <b>Star Wars: The</b> …

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Lucasfilm Finally Releases The ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Plot Summary

<i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> — the second stand-alone <i>Star Wars</i> installment, and 10th movie in the franchise overall (sorry, <i>Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure</i>) — comes out in just over four months. There’s still not a trailer or even an official still, but on Tuesday, Lucasfilm finally released a plot …

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A New Old Skywalker

Recently, I went to see the new <i>Star War</i>s. I know, I wanted to see it sooner, but I have babies. Anyway, getting home from the cinema, I was curious …

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What does Good Instructional Design and Yoda Have in Common?

Recently I went to the movies with my family to see <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. Though I didn’t dress up in a Star Wars costume, I’ve always enjoyed <i>Star</i> …

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Link About It: Jay Wolke's Images of Vegas in the 1980s

During the 1980s, the only places one could legally gamble in the USA were Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Reno. Photographer Jay Wolke was "fascinated by the intersections of people, artifice, architecture and landscape" and photographed the rapidly expanding cities. From wedding parties to beauty …

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Battlefront 2’s update adds a new TIE Fighter, brings Blast to Crait

Iden Versio’s TIE Interceptor joins the fleet<p><i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>’s newest patch is out, and it adds a new mode to one of the game’s maps, plus another hero vehicle for use in the Starfighter Assault multiplayer mode.<p>It packs in a slew of rebalances and other changes, as is customary when EA …

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Ireland Expecting Tourism Boost From “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Courtesy of Wikipedia<p>The island of Skellig Michael, off the Irish coast, figures prominently in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”<p>A long time ago in a …

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Moving Forward with The Last Jedi

There’s a saying, attributed to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, that says “you cannot step in the same river twice.” It’s a quote I’ve been …

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Well-Adjusted Hero Re-Edits THE LAST JEDI For Men™

The response to <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> from "the fans" has been quite the story. While everyone's entitled to an opinion, many of the film's …

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Kevin Smith Has A Theory For Why Some ‘Star Wars’ Fans Don’t Like ‘The Last Jedi’

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is currently rocking a 90 percent “Fresh” rating among critics on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s the fourth highest among all live-action <i>Star Wars</i> movies (<i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> tops the list with 94 percent), but Rian Johnson’s film also sports the lowest Audience Score. That’s …

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