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10 Everyday Words 'Star Wars' Gave Us

<i>Episode IV, Star Wars: A New Hope</i>, the film that lit lightsabers everywhere, was released 40 years ago today. For the first time, we (or at least …

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What's the Best Order to Watch All the Star Wars Movies Now?!

Bonjour, my bonny mailboxes. Thanks to your abundance of excellent letters, I have an extra big mailbag for you today! So let’s get right to it: …

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Has a piece of pop culture ever made you feel physically ill?

Like Nick, my earliest <i>Star Wars</i> memory may as well be my earliest memory; in pinning down a time before <i>Star Wars</i>, I’d have to go prenatal, so suffused was my childhood with Kenner action figures and play sets, building model AT-ATs and X-wings, obsessively listening to John Williams’ scores, and …

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Binge-watching All Eight "Star Wars" Films For the 40th Anniversary | Balder and Dash

With today marking the 40th Anniversary of the original “Star Wars,” there will surely be a myriad of marathons running throughout the weekend. As …

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Joseph Fiennes almost played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy

During a recent interview with The Wrap, Joseph Fiennes discussed how he was originally very close to securing the coveted role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in …

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All the people you never knew were in Star Wars

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How being a Star Wars extra changed my life

Jerome Blake played seven characters in the Star Wars saga, launching him into a new world of movie stars and fan conventions. Here's his story.<p>If you're a Star Wars fan, you've probably imagined yourself wielding a lightsaber against a Sith Lord or flying the Millennium Falcon into an epic space …

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8 'Star Wars' Questions We Still Need Answered

The <i>Star Wars</i> franchise has given birth to one of the most passionate and knowledgeable fan bases in all of pop culture. Each installment has been …

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How a Star Wars prequel led me to true love

A cute guy and ugly weather. This CNET executive's love story shows rain is better than sand.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>As the 40th anniversary of Star Wars approaches, CNET staff have been sharing personal stories of their connection to the space saga. Here, CNET's vice president of business development tells</i> …

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40 Things You Never Knew About the 'Star Wars' Franchise

There's never been a better time to be a "Star Wars" fan.<p>The franchise is currently dominating the pop culture landscape, with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" hitting theaters December 2017 and the Young Han Solo movie following in 2019.<p>To help fill the wait until those movies finally hit, here are 11 …

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40 Memorable Star Wars Quotes | StarWars.com

<i>This article is part of a special StarWars.com series in honor of</i> Star Wars<i>‘ 40th anniversary on May 25</i><i>.</i><p>Forty years after <i>Star Wars</i> first inspired a …

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Today in Apple history: iTunes ditches movie trailer downloads

<b>May 24, 2013:</b> Apple begins phasing out the option for users to download movie trailers from its once enormously popular trailers.apple.com website.<p>The move signifies a major change that is taking place in the way customers consume content, with the decline of digital downloads and the continued …

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This Picture Of Trump In Saudi Arabia With A Glowing Orb Is Setting The Internet On Fire

A picture of President Trump touching a glowing orb in Saudi Arabia has set the Internet on fire.

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Reasons Obi-Wan failed to kill off Vader in 'Revenge of the Sith'

“You were supposed to be the chosen one!”

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Why Donald Trump Touched a Glowing Orb in Saudi Arabia

The president attended the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology on Sunday. But what was with that orb?

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The original ending to Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith would have seen Padme trying to kill Anakin

It looks like the final meeting on Mustafar between Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala in <b>Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith</b> almost played …

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The Dark Side: 15 Reasons Last Jedi Will Be The DARKEST Star Wars Yet

Will The Last Jedi be as dark as the name implies? We certainly think so. Come in and check out why, and let us know what you think!

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Star Wars at 40: The Force is still strong

LOS ANGELES: The date was 1977, and no one had yet worn a copper bikini to bed, made "whooshing" lightsaber noises with a broomstick or yelled "May …

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The History of Star Wars

This December 16th marks a new direction for the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise with the release of <i>Rogue One</i>, the first movie in the Star Wars Anthology series. …

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Why the Star Wars Prequels are much better than everyone thinks

<b>It’s become something of a truism to say that the Star Wars Prequels are pretty awful films.</b><p>They’ve become concepts that slipped into popular culture …

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Could a Facehugger Implant an Alien in Your Butt?

Salutations, my pensive postage meters. In honor of <i>Prometheus 2: The Search for Michael Fassbender’s Severed Head’s Gold</i>, I bring you an answer to …

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Ten Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Unlike most of the other folks in our Summer TV Binge, I have never seen the show I’m reviewing. As part of my rediscovered <i>Star Wars</i> fandom, I want …

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4 reasons why 'Attack of the Clones' is the worst 'Star Wars' movie ever made

It might be tough to remember after J.J. Abrams revived the <i>Star Wars</i> saga with 2015's <i>The Force Awakens</i>, but George Lucas nearly destroyed his own …

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A quick and dirty guide to creating pixel art

I’m an engineer, not an artist. But recently I jumped head first into the world of pixel art specifically for creating assets from scratch for small …

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Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases: 5/16/17

<b>HARDCOVER</b><p><i>Eagle and Empire: The Clash of Eagles Trilogy Book III</i><br>by Alan Smale<p><i>The Empire’s Ghost: A Novel</i><br>by Isabelle Steiger<p><i>Full Wolf Moon: A Novel</i><br>by …

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Padme’s Original Fate In ‘Star Wars’ Was Much More Badass

You may have never heard the name Iain McCaig, but if you watched the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels, you are familiar with his work. The concept artist is responsible for the look of everyone from Darth Maul and Anakin Skywalker to Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padme Amidala in their journeys in <i>The Phantom Menace</i>, <i>Attack</i> …

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The original Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith ending had Padme found the Rebel Alliance and almost kill Anakin

There were a <i>lot</i> of bad moments in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, but few were as eyeroll-inducing as Padme's whiny pleas to Anakin about how he was …

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10 Reasons Why Attack of the Clones Is Better Than You Remember

Well, well. Look at <i>A New Hope</i> hogging all the <i>Star Wars</i> attention this month. I suppose it’s a big deal that the landmark film is celebrating its 40th …

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'Revenge of the Sith' Almost Had Natalie Portman Pull a Knife

In one unused ending for <i>Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith</i>, Natalie Portman’s Padmé Amidala would have pulled a knife on Anakin Skywalker in an attempt …

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Padme Almost Killed Anakin In Revenge Of The Sith's Original Ending

The Star Wars prequels were pretty divisive among even the most die hard fans when they were first released in theaters, but the tide has begun to …

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