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A Dog Inspired Two Of The Best Characters In Hollywood History

At first glance, Chewbacca and Indiana Jones don’t have much in common. One is the Star Wars franchise’s resident co-pilot …

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The Empire Strikes Back Nearly Made C-3PO A Murderer

Throughout the nine mainline Star Wars films, C-3PO is many things: a worrywart, a nuisance, a translator, and even briefly, …

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Star Wars Was Barely A Year Old When Someone Used It To Sell Cars

Fans of Star Wars have gotten used to this franchise being used to sell just about anything, which is only …

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Star Wars Already Has The Perfect Rogue Squadron Movie Written

Now that Patty Jenkins is back working on a Rogue Squadron movie, Star Wars fans have been buzzing with excited …

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Star Wars By Way Of Spaghetti Westerns

All movies and art, at some level, are derivative, taking from the things that have come before it. George Lucas’ …

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George Lucas Chooses Sides In Disney Executive Showdown

Legendary filmmaker, Star Wars creator, and Disney shareholder, George Lucas has publicly commented on the contentious proxy battle between The …

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Star Wars Could Be Fixed By One Sci-Fi Director

It’s official: everyone loves Dune: Part Two. Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to Dune (2021) is raking in the cash at the …

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The Worst Star Wars Movie Trailer Intentionally Lied To Fans

The first teaser for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace released on November 20, 1998, was a game-changer. It …

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The Empire Is Coming For Star Wars In Sci-Fi Satire

Prepare for the modern Spaceballs to take the United States by storm. In a thrilling development for fans of high-concept sci-fi and …

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The Star Wars Hero With The Worst Love Life

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope set an interesting precedent when it came to Luke Skywalker’s love life. …

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1980s Fantasy Adventure Epic Revived With Gorgeous Upgrade

Fans of the 1981 cult film Dragonslayer will be delighted at the recent news regarding the fantasy movie’s re-release. The …

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The Star Wars Versions With Beer Ads Edited Into The Story

During the broadcasts of several Star Wars films in December 2003, Chile’s channel 13 aired three commercials produced by Cerveza …

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Star Wars Banking On Turning TV Show Into A Movie, Is It The Right Choice?

It’s no secret to anyone that the last three films to come from the Star Wars universe divided audiences – …

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Martin Scorsese And George Lucas Are Teaming Up

Industry legends Martin Scorsese and George Lucas are joining forces on a major project that will thrill international film buffs. …

2 months ago

Dune Creator Thought Star Wars Ripped Him Off

There’s no denying that Star Wars owes a debt to Dune. The desert setting of A New Hope seems especially …

2 months ago

George Lucas Was Eaten By Jaws

These days, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are credited with essentially launching the template for the modern blockbuster film. The …

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The Star Wars Prop That Has Actually Gone To Space

The year was 2007, and it was 30 years after the first film in George Lucas’ space epic, Star Wars: …

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Ewoks Let George Lucas Make Fun Of The American Military

The most common criticism of the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi is that it’s difficult for audiences to …

2 months ago

Star Wars Changed Forever Because Of A Low Budget Indie Film

When fans discuss films that greatly impacted Star Wars, they typically bring up the obvious inspirations such as Akira Kurosawa’s …

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Star Wars Best Villain Inspired By America’s Worst President

Star Wars is full of some very memorable villains, and characters like Darth Vader and Boba Fett seem to have …

2 months ago

Darth Vader’s Death Has An Even Darker Secret You’ve Never Caught

Relatively speaking, the original Star Wars trilogy ended on a note of upbeat optimism. Not only do the Rebels defeat …

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George Lucas Original Star Wars Sequel Trilogy Unearthed By Fan

When George Lucas brought the world a fresh take on sci-fi with 1977’s Star Wars, he certainly didn’t imagine the …

2 months ago

Star Wars Lightsaber Lore So Stupid That It Was Instantly Forgotten

By now, it’s an open secret that George Lucas was always tweaking Star Wars lore and changing things as he …

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Darth Vader’s Iconic Costume Originally Lost Its Most Important Part

Darth Vader might have the most iconic head since Mickey Mouse. That helmet, with its sharp, angular features and cold …

2 months ago

The Fan-Favorite Director Who Loves Star Wars But Never Got A Shot

Star Wars is one of Kevin Smith’s favorite things. The only thing the indie director loves more than the Skywalkers …

2 months ago

How Samuel L. Jackson Made George Lucas Break Star Wars Rules

Why would the “second-baddest dude in the universe” carry a lightsaber that is the same color as everyone else? The …

2 months ago

Why Yoda Talks So Strangely Finally Revealed?

Yoda’s strange backward speech pattern helped to make the character instantly iconic. But why does he talk that way in …

2 months ago

Millennium Falcon Almost Looked A Lot Worse

When it comes to movies, some designs take a long time to perfect. Nowhere is this more evident than in …

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Star Wars Iconic Villain Originally Played By Opposite Gender

It’s officially impossible to imagine Star Wars without Emperor Palpatine: he is in six of the nine main saga films …

2 months ago

Star Wars Fan-Favorite Villain Appears Earlier Than You Think

By this point, most Star Wars fans are aware that The Empire Strikes Back was not the first time we …

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