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Star Wars: Episode VIII has a title - The Last Jedi

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Who is “The Last Jedi”? Some theories on what the next Star Wars movie title means

Earlier today, Lucasfilm, the Disney-owned production house behind the Star Wars franchise, announced the title of the eighth movie in the series. It will be called <i>The Last Jedi.</i><p>What exactly might that title mean? Who is this Jedi and why is he or she the last one? Here are a few exceedingly nerdy …

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'Last Jedi' title reveal sends 'Star Wars' fans into tizzy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Movie studio Disney on Monday revealed that the next "Star Wars" movie will be called "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," setting off rampant speculation from fans about what the title implied for the plot.<p>The movie, the second of the sequels set 30 years after the original movie …

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Maybe The Title Of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Isn’t As Ominous As It Sounds

It’s official: Lucasfilm has announced the title of the upcoming <i>Star Wars: Episode VIII</i> film, due out in theaters this December. Regardless of the title, there was bound to be speculation about the next installment of the franchise, but <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is a doozy. Already social media is …

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STAR WARS Episode VIII is Called THE LAST JEDI

The role of the Jedi in the galaxy has been a central part of every <i>Star Wars</i> film except <i>Rogue One</i>. We’ve seen the Jedi all over the universe, and …

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'The Last Jedi' revealed as title for 'Star Wars' VIII

NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: Episode VIII" finally has a title: "The Last Jedi."<p>The Walt Disney Co. announced the title for the next chapter in the Skywalker saga on Monday. "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will be released Dec. 15.<p>Speculation over just who the last Jedi is immediately ran rampant on …

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Today in Entertainment: Hollywood reacts to the new Trump administration at Sundance and at women's marches nationwide

Things have heated up in the entertainment world with the start of the Sundance Film Festival and much of Hollywood focused on the new presidency Donald Trump and Saturday's Women's Marches all across the country. And, of course, all of Hollywood is anticipating the announcement coming Tuesday of …

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You're all clear kid, now let's blow this thing and go home | The Brothers Brick

There have been many LEGO versions of the famous Star Wars trench run, and this one in minifig scale by <b>Martin Harris 1</b> appears to have all the …

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Here Are the Top 11 Species Named After Celebrities

It’s not easy identifying a new species. You’ve got to trek into the wilderness and gather up critters that are possibly venomous, probably squirmy …

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Luke Skywalker's Lightsaber in 'Return of the Jedi' Belonged to Obi-Wan

How Luke Skywalker was able to build a brand new lightsaber before <i>Return of the Jedi</i> may now have a real-world explanation. The original prop wielded …

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Iconic Star Wars Vader-Luke scene gets remade with cats

Few Star Wars scenes are guaranteed to stir fans' hearts more than the ultimate confrontation between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker in "The Empire Strikes Back." What could possibly make it any better? How about some cats? YouTube user Pasdidée reshot the famous scene using a couple of house cats, …

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New ape species named after Luke Skywalker

The Force is strong with this species of ape.<p>The Skywalker hoolock gibbon got its name in part because the scientists who discovered it in southwest …

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Director Rian Johnson talks Star Wars: Episode VIII, Luke Skywalker and Rey

A few days ago we brought you some comments from <b>Star Wars: Episode VIII</b> director Rian Johnson, where he revealed that the middle-chapter of the …

This newly discovered primate was named after Luke Skywalker from Star Wars

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.com</i><p>A team of researchers named a newly discovered species of primates in eastern Myanmar and southwestern China after the famous fictional clan at the center of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise.<p>Scientists published their discovery of the skywalker hoolock gibbon in …

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New species of gibbon named after Star Wars character, and Twitter can't cope

The Force is strong with this adorable newly-discovered gibbon species.<p>Thanks to some Star Wars-loving scientists, the new species in southwest China has been named in honor of our favorite hero from a galaxy far far away, Luke Skywalker.<p>Following the announcement, the Skywalker hoolock gibbon — …

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New Ape Species is a 'Jungle Jedi'

A newly-discovered species of gibbon found living in the jungles of China has been named after the iconic <i>Star Wars</i> character Luke Skywalker.<p>The …

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Star Wars: Episode 8 will focus on what’s happening with Luke, director says

Fans should expect a funny Star Wars movie<p>Luke Skywalker didn’t get to say much of anything when he made his return to the Star Wars franchise in <i>The Force Awakens</i>, but that will change in <i>Episode 8</i>.<p>Director Rian Johnson told USA Today he was planning to use Luke as an emotional entry point for the …

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The small world of modern thrillers

They used to be driven by real-world conflict, but they’re driven more and more by domestic drama. It’s a trend that blights films and TV, from …

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Star Wars Episode VIII Will Focus On Rey And Luke Skywalker's Relationship

It'll pick off directly where Force Awakens left off<p>Rather excitingly, <i>Star Wars Episode VIII</i> is going to pick up right where <i>Star Wars: The Force</i> …

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Fandom menace: the story threads Star Wars: Episode VIII can't afford to forget

The Force Awakens left us with tons of unanswered questions. Director Rian Johnson should look at what’s left on the cutting room floor for the follow-up<p>Back in the 1970s and 80s, Star Wars fans desperate to fill their time with Jedi-related adventures on mystical far-flung planets in the company …

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New Species of Primate Is Named After ‘Star Wars’

The Force is strong with the skywalker hoolock gibbon.<p>Move over, Ewoks—there’s another cute creature swinging through the trees.<p>Scientists announced the discovery of a new species of primate, the skywalker hoolock gibbon (<i>Hoolock tianxing</i>), in the <i>American Journal of Primatology</i> on Tuesday. The …

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Luke and Rey's Relationship Is a Huge Part of Star Wars 8

Around this time last year, fans were still reeling from seeing a new Star Wars movie for the first time in a decade. Star Wars: The Force Awakens …

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Star Wars 8: Rey Luke Are 'A Large Part' Of Film

Star Wars 8 writer/director Rian Johnson explains his approach to the film and why it begins right after The Force Awakens.

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Rumor: Star Wars

If you recall, last week we shared some information about these little avian creatures on Ahch-To in <i>Star Wars: Episode VIII.</i> These birds were said to …

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Cosplay Friday #194 – Loki, Luke Skywalker and More by Anachronism In Action

Kelly, a.k.a. Anachronism in Action, lives in a world of costumes. She works as a professional seamstress and cosplays for fun. She specializes in …

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Mark Hamill Talks About His Role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Force Awakens Back in 1983

Galaxy of Toys shared a vintage interview with Mark Hamill from 1983 where he talks about how he and George Lucas discussed Luke Skywalker‘s future …

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Rogue One and the Return of Reverence

BQO ROUNDUP<p>Flickr ThoroughlyReviewed (CC)<p><i>Star Wars</i> is—or should be—a religious franchise. The Jedi are a monastic order trained in contemplating and …

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Sci-fi and superheroes in 2017: can Luke Skywalker save us from Hollywood's bleak year ahead?

Ridley Scott’s next Alien, new Blade Runner Ryan Gosling and a return of the Jedi are highlights in a year full of dark visions of the future<p>Does pop culture science fiction merely reflect humanity’s hopes and fears for the future, or can it act as an early warning signal designed to help us avoid …

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Star Wars 8: Major reunion between Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia teased by Oscar Isaac

Isaac mourned the death of his Star Wars co-star by sharing an onset picture of her and Mark Hamill.<p>After Carrie Fisher's sudden demise following …

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