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The Most Satisfying Twist in 'The Last Jedi'

Though it’s possible that some fans may be let down, it fits in perfectly with the message Rian Johnson sends all the way to the very last</b> …

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Mark Hamill’s return as Luke Skywalker in ‘The Last Jedi’ is a revelation

<b>NOT MANY</b> actors get the privilege of reprising a role after a three-decade hiatus. In the case of Mark Hamill, though, who returns in full as Luke Skywalker this weekend in “The Last Jedi,” the true privilege belongs to the filmgoer.<p>It can sound strange, given his 40-year association with the …

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Four Points That Make 'Last Jedi' So Fascinating

The latest Star Wars movie is not only fun, but also makes you think.<p>Let me begin with bit of sacrilege: “The Last Jedi” is so marvelous and fascinating that I would not be surprised if it becomes “The Empire Strikes Back” for the new generation of Star Wars fans -- the film they will tell their …

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‘The Last Jedi’ Positive Reviews May Have Come From Financial And Social Pressure [Opinion]

It’s quite interesting. The critical aggregation site <i>Rotten Tomatoes</i>, which has itself been questioned, rates <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> at 93 percent. …

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Daisy Ridley’s Delightful ‘Star Wars’ Casting Story Will Put A Smile On Any Fan’s Face

There have been a lot of wonderful moments on the promotional tour for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, including the tribute to Carrie Fisher before the film’s opening and Kelly Marie Tran’s experience on the red carpet at the film’s Hollywood premiere. But this moment from <i>The Graham Norton Show</i> featuring …

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Mark Hamill Addresses Your Bonkers THE LAST JEDI Fan Theories

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is officially out in theaters, which means that many fans have already witnessed the resolution of the film’s biggest …

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Why You Need To Follow the Cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Instagram

With the release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> comes a wave of interest on social media. Everyone and their mother has either lined up at midnight for the premiere or anxiously awaits the moment they see those big letters scroll on the screen.<p>I generally consider myself a luddite when it comes to …

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Watch ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ Then Watch These Movies

Recommendations that inspired Rian Johnson in the making of ‘Episode VIII’ and more.<p>Another <i>Star Wars</i> movie brings with it many influences and …

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The 50 Best ‘Star Wars’ Toys of All Time, Ranked

With the help of two prominent experts, we tackle the toughest toy challenge in the galaxy.<p>In the mid-1970s, Lucasfilm was working on a little-known …

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill Cuts Down FCC’s Ajit Pai: ‘A Jedi You Are Not’

The ‘Last Jedi’ star—aka Luke Skywalker—is not happy about the FCC chairman’s decision to dismantle net neutrality, and let his fury be known on …

Culture

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

<i>Getting ready for the relatives to come to town? Picking up those last-minute gifts? It’s the weekend — what you should be doing is lounging around and reading. Here are some great stories you may have missed in the rush of the week.</i><p><b>Salma Hayek: Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too</b><p>From the Opinion …

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Director Rian Johnson and Producer Ram Bergman | First, Best, Last, Worst

Johnson discussed 'Star Wars' trivia, working with Mark Hamill and more.

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Want an autograph from Star Wars' Mark Hamill? Bring the right marker and $422

Cat Ramage, 14, dressed as Ms Marvel, hugs her dad, David Ramage, 48, dressed as Chewbacca, at New York Comic Con.<p>Compared with the frenzy of the …

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19 Hottest Pics Of Adam Driver & More ‘Star Wars’ Hunks That Will Heat Up The Galaxy

The force is with these ‘Star Wars’ hunks. From Adam Driver to Oscar Isaac, take a look at the hottest photos of the ‘Star Wars’ heartthrobs and …

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‘The Last Jedi’ Opening To $208M-$214M: How Disney Continues To Win With The ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

<b>Refresh for updates and chart</b> Disney/Lucasfilm’s <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> earned its third straight A CinemaScore for the franchise since the Burbank, …

Movies

‘Star Wars’ Fans Weigh in on the Great Porg Debate

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has finally arrived and fans are split about their love for Porgs.<p>Variety hit the street to interview fans waiting to see …

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WIRED Weekender: 10 stories you may have missed this week

The WIRED Weekender is an eclectic weekly digest containing highlights of the most important, interesting and unusual stories we've published during …

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The new Star Wars film could cost you £115.33 for a family of four

If you’re thinking about taking the family to see the latest Star Wars film you might be left with a huge black hole in your pocket.<p>The cost of …

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First clips of Mark Hamill’s evil new character in Trollhunters Season 2

We’ve known for a while that Mark Hamill was joining Season 2 of Guillermo del Toro’s <i>Trollhunters</i> animated series, but Netflix has long remained …

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The Week in Quotes: Chris Neil retires, and Eugene Melnyk says the Sens aren’t for sale

We continue to remain hopeful that this issue can be resolved with an apology from Patrick Brown for his defamatory remarks.<b><br>– Jennifer Beaudry,</b> …

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Mark Hamill's tweet about 'Star Wars' reviews is peak Mark Hamill

So the <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> reviews are in, they're overwhelmingly positive, and nobody is happier about that than everyone's favourite Jedi.<p>On …

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

LOS ANGELES – "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings.<p>It's the second-highest Thursday night preview tally following the …

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Star Wars The Last Jedi filming locations you can visit

It's been two years since the last Star Wars film but the latest installment of the franchise has finally hit the big screen!<p>Star Wars: The Last Jedi …

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10 types of PR pros based on ‘Star Wars’ characters

The excitement for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is palpable.<p>It’s been more than 40 years since Mark Hamill first graced movie screens as Luke …

Public Relations

My Star Wars journey to the 'Last Jedi' temple

CNET travels to Ireland in search of the iconic island used as a filming location in "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi."<p>There is perhaps no more evocative place on Earth to stage a cliff-hanger than on a rock that juts like an angry iceberg out of the wild Atlantic Ocean.<p>This is exactly where …

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How You Can Visit Luke Skywalker's Island Hideaway from Star Wars: the Last Jedi (on Earth)

That galaxy far far away? Yeah, it’s in Ireland.<p>Guided vacations company Brendan Vacations has put together a travel package that lets <i>Star Wars</i> fans …

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‘Star Wars’ flashback: Celebrate 40th anniversary of 6 Oscar wins before watching the new sequel ‘The Last Jedi’

The “Star Wars” universe, which began exactly 40 years ago, has fans clamoring for the latest installment “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” this weekend. …

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Latest 'Star Wars' Movie Is Out Of This World

NASA plans to screen <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> to the International Space Station astronauts. The movie marks the return of actors Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver and the late Carrie Fisher.

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Daisy Ridley is back, a lightsaber in hand

DAISY Ridley went from obscurity to international stardom when J.J. Abrams picked her to play the central character of the new Star Wars trilogy, and …

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Mark Hamill on Star Wars, Social Media, and Missing Carrie Fisher

<b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theaters Dec. 15. How do you handle the pressure of resuming a role in films with such a large fan base?</b><p>It’s hugely …

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