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LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part III: I am your REDACTED

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part III: I am your REDACTED

How do you tell a child that Anakin Skywalker was a murderer? What do you do when it comes time for your daughter to find out that Luke Skywalker's father is, indeed, the dark and deadly Darth Vader? That was the task of "LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales" writer Michael Price, who today answers us that key question - what was allowed to stay in the animated re-telling of the Star Wars saga, and what had to be taken out? What needed to be changed for the children.

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George Lucas explains why Han shot first, then didn’t

George Lucas explains why Han shot first, then didn’t

At first, Han shot first. The film originally called "Star Wars" then "Star Wars: A New Hope" showed the character Han Solo shooting an alien by the name of Greedo in the chest, effectively ending his life in a Cantina in Mos Eisley on the planet Tatooine. But that's not what the writer and director of the film wanted. On January 31st, 2007, the first of three Star Wars films was released to theaters. In it, George Lucas had modified his original release. He made Greedo shoot first. Today we find out: why did he do it?

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Batman v Superman exclusive sneak teases Dec 2 trailer

Batman v Superman exclusive sneak teases Dec 2 trailer

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice grows closer every day, and ahead of its March launch comes the promise of a new full trailer. We've seen trailers for the flick before, not the mention teasers, but each one dangles a little more before fans' eyes, and based on an "exclusive sneak" Warner Bros Pictures has just made live, the trailer set for December 2 will be the most exciting of all.

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Spielberg says The Force Awakens could be “biggest movie ever”

Spielberg says The Force Awakens could be “biggest movie ever”

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg suggests that Star Wars: The Force Awakens could be the "biggest movie ever" in an interview in France. This week the folks at RTL have published an interview with writer/director Steven Spielberg in which he speaks about Indiana Jones 5 and his latest film "Bridge of Spies", starring Tom Hanks, in addition to making mention of the possibility that he would, if ever, direct a Star Wars film. Spoiler alert: he doesn't think so. It's never been "in his stars" as it were.

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Alien: Covenant is first movie in Ridley Scott’s new prequel trilogy

Alien: Covenant is first movie in Ridley Scott’s new prequel trilogy

There's been a lot of news about the Alien movie franchise recently, mostly in respects to the delay of director Neill Blomkamp's untitled sequel in favor of Ridley Scott moving ahead on a sequel to his own Prometheus, previously known as Alien: Paradise Lost. But now a real bombshell has been dropped by Scott himself: his next movie will in fact be called Alien: Covenant, and is the first film in a new prequel trilogy, seemingly replacing the old plan of a Prometheus trilogy.

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Harry Potter fan alert: you can now have dinner in the Great Hall

Harry Potter fan alert: you can now have dinner in the Great Hall

While you won't necessarily catch a glimpse of Dumbledore while you're there, the opportunity to eat dinner in the Great Hall at Hogwarts could be within your grasp. For one night only, Warner Bros. are opening the doors of the original interior set of the Great Hall from the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (or Sorcerer's Stone, if you saw the USA version), where they've dressed the hall to look relatively similar to its original state.

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Google Translate Star Wars update: working with Aurebesh

Google Translate Star Wars update: working with Aurebesh

What you might know as the Alphabet in English is known as the Aurebesh - also correct as just "Aurebesh" in Star Wars. This set of letters works much like a standard 1:1 code, where each letter of our Alphabet has its own unique character in the Aurebesh. There are also characters for basic punctuation and the numbers 1 through 9 and zero, too. Today, Google provides all of you Star Wars scene code-crackers with a helpful tool - Google Translate. Actually an update of that tool, as it were.

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Official Star Wars Christmas ornaments bring the Force to your tree

Official Star Wars Christmas ornaments bring the Force to your tree

Star Wars fans are eagerly awaiting the day of December 18th, when The Force Awakens will be set free at movie theaters across the country, but what about on Christmas Day? How can the Force make its presence known while families are gathered around their Christmas tree? With new official Star Wars Christmas ornaments, that's how. Four new sets have just been announced by Merchoid, each with six baubles, and are available now on their website.

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The Force Awakens rated PG-13, oh and here are Star Wars Build-a-Bears

The Force Awakens rated PG-13, oh and here are Star Wars Build-a-Bears

Build-a-bears have appeared with Star Wars bodies on the same day the Motion Picture Association of America has released its rating for The Force Awakens. Coincidence? Well, yes. They really have not a lot to do with one another, other than the oddity that is the PG-13 rating for the film and the much younger intended audience for the bears. But we'll be participating in both, one way or another. We're going to get that stuffed BB-8. Just you wait.

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Every single Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer [UPDATED]

Every single Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer [UPDATED]

Before the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and Disney wasted no time releasing trailer on top of trailer for the film. They began a little over a year before the film was set to premiere, showing off their very first teaser over Thanksgiving break. Then there was another, then a couple more, then the flood gates opened up. What follows is a collection of every single Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer released to the public - plus a few bonus bits and pieces.

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The first Capt. America: Civil War trailer is finally here

The first Capt. America: Civil War trailer is finally here

Another Marvel superhero film once uttered what is probably now the most overused and cliché aphorism about power and responsibility. Though it might have been a different cinematic universe, that idea will once again be put under the microscope in the third Captain America film, "Civil War". Now the first full trailer for the film is finally out, we basically get to see where the line is drawn and who stands where. Well, almost. It seems almost too clear cut to be the whole truth, meaning we do expect some plot twists along the way.

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Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow appears in teaser poster

Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow appears in teaser poster

An official HBO teaser poster for Game of Thrones has appeared this morning, courtesy of the network itself. In the poster you'll find a battered and bloody Jon Snow, a character whom received the short end of the stick at the tail end of the last season. Now before you go any further, know this: we're about to drop some SPOILERS. So unless you're the sort of person who likes to be spoiled - or unless you like pain - turn back now!

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