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  • Created By: George Lucas
  • Launched On: May 25, 1977
  • Owner: Disney
  • Tagline: A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away…
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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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X-Men ’97 Fans Angry About Series Doing What X-Men Has Always Done

It was recently announced that the upcoming Disney+ series X-Men ’97 will make Morph non-binary, and the usual suspects are …

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You’ll Never See Dune 2 Deleted Scenes Thanks To Denis Villeneuve

Frank Herbert’s Dune is one of the greatest and most influential sci-fi epics of all time, and Denis Villeneuve’s films …

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Star Wars Made Millions Selling Children Boxes Of Nothing

Before Star Wars was Star Wars, it was just an upcoming sci-fi movie that looked cool but wasn’t expected to …

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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 …

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The Star Wars Story That Turns Ewoks Into Monsters

One of the reasons Star Wars fans criticize Return of the Jedi so harshly is that it is difficult to …

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Ahsoka’s Hated Character Change Is The Absolute Right Move

On paper, Ahsoka was a show designed for fans of Star Wars Rebels: after all, it brought back fan-favorite characters …

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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: The Clone Wars Watch Order Is Not What You Think

If you’re a new Star Wars fan, chances are you’re considering getting into The Clone Wars. While the decision to …

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Dune: Part Two First Reviews Are All Saying Exactly What We Expected

Let’s face it – it’s hard to put out a good sequel these days. Following the fan-bashing comments that were …

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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 …

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Star Wars Villain Actor Will Do Anything To Play Doctor Doom

Ben Mendelsohn, who appeared as Director Orson Krennic in the 2016 film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, says he would …

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Star Wars Fan Favorite Needs To Stay Dead, No Matter How Much Actor Complains

When it comes to a fictional character’s demise, the unwritten rule in Hollywood is: if you don’t see a body, …

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Star Wars Most Anticipated Project Will Never Happen And That’s Great

The original Knights of the Old Republic felt nothing short of magical when it first came out. In addition to …

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Ahsoka Killed The Best Star Wars Romance

The heart of every fandom is ‘shippers: those who put plenty of emotional energy (and internet posts) into desires to …

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ET Shares Home With Iconic Star Wars Hero

Are E.T. and Yoda neighbors? Many Star Wars fans seem to think so based on a pair of scenes from …

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The Worst Star Wars Sequel Nearly Destroyed The Franchise

The Empire Strikes Back is regarded as one of—if not the—best sequels in movie history. Somewhere in the multiverse, however, …

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Star Trek Only Survived By Becoming More Like Star Wars

Star Trek vs Star Wars. It’s the endless schoolyard debate: which space franchise is better? Here at Giant Freakin Robot, …

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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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Samuel L. Jackson Is Fighting For Mace Windu Series

There’s simply no keeping Samuel L. Jackson’s good guy down as the celebrated actor is still holding onto hope that …

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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 …

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The Worst Star Wars Movie Returning To Theaters For May The 4th

The spectacle of producing and Darth Maul’s impactful dual against Qui-Gon Jinn and a young Obi-Wan Kenobi will grace theaters …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Star Wars Cannibal Jedi That Is Actually Canon

The Last Jedi is easily the most divisive entry in the Skywalker Saga but it did lead to something that …

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Star Wars Ships Take Inspiration From The Weirdest Things

Star Wars ships might come from a galaxy far, far away, but their influences are decidedly earthbound. We recently mentioned …

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