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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking sales records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking sales records

Being a huge Star Wars fan, I've been itching to see my favorite franchise break new sales records. While we're still weeks away from seeing if it breaks opening weekend records, it's already set one. Which is pretty good for a movie that hasn't premiered yet.

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Zoolander 2 Trailer is here: the world’s most beautiful people

Zoolander 2 Trailer is here: the world’s most beautiful people

The trailer for the 2016 film Zoolander 2 is at hand, and with it, a bucket of teasers and clues about the movie's content. The image you're seeing above shows the not-so-secret return of Mugatu, the scene-stealing mega-mastermind of the first film, played by Will Ferrell. "Prison changed me," says Mugatu, "I am bad to the core now." Of course it's all a ruse - it'd be just silly to have Mugatu return with only bad intentions. Much better to have Kristen Wiig take over as Alexanya Atoz.

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LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part I: Thank The Maker!

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part I: Thank The Maker!

This month we've had the opportunity to speak with Michael Price, the writer behind the animated movie mini-series "LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales." In this series of 5 features, our favorite golden droid C-3PO retells the entire first 6 episodes of Star Wars film history. Our Q&A session with Price starts with a question of intent and audience. Who was this super entertaining mini-series combination of Star Wars and LEGO originally aimed at? Who was the original intended audience, and who might eventually end up enjoying it?

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Seiko is re-releasing Ripley’s iconic watch from ‘Aliens’

Seiko is re-releasing Ripley’s iconic watch from ‘Aliens’

Listen up Aliens fans, your chance to own the watch worn by Sigourney Weaver's character Ripley is coming soon. Japanese watchmaker Seiko has announced that it's making a limited re-release of the Giugiaro 7A28-7000. Originally sold in the early '80s, the timepiece was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Italian car designer, and while its looks fit in perfectly with futuristic sci-fi setting of Aliens, the watch wasn't produced just for the movie. Rather, it was the movie that made the existing watch a hot commodity.

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Google Play Movies & TV heading to LG smart TVs this month

Google Play Movies & TV heading to LG smart TVs this month

LG Smart TV owners will soon be able to watch content from Google Play Movies and TV, it has been announced. The service will be available to users in more than 100 countries around the globe, working with LG’s webOS smart TV system, as well as the old NetCast 4.0 and 4.5 platforms. Google’s movies and television content include everything spanning from indie releases to new shows and long-standing classics. The support will be coming to LG Smart TVs later this month.

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Rare Star Wars merch, once cheap, to be auctioned at ridiculous prices

Rare Star Wars merch, once cheap, to be auctioned at ridiculous prices

With the release of the first new Star Wars movie in over 10 years rapidly approaching, there's no better time to get rabid fans to cough up large amounts of money through an auction of rare merchandise. World-famous auction house Sotheby's knows this, and that's exactly what they're planning to hold on December 11th, one week before The Force Awakens hits theaters.

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Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Six Star Wars films have been re-released in Blu-ray form in two editions, one of which is the Steelbook set we're reviewing today. These movies are available individually, each in their own heavy-duty metal and plastic container, each with a single Blu-ray inside. There's also a "Complete Saga" Blu-ray set that includes a whopping 9-disc collection, full of extra features and commentary tracks. You COULD also purchase the Blu-ray disks in two 3-disc sets, one original trilogy, one prequel trilogy.

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Kickstarts 12th season

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Kickstarts 12th season

In the 90's and the later part of the 80's there existed a little show called Mystery Science Theater 3000. In it, a man was stranded in space with a few robot companions, forever doomed to watch (and riff on) the world's worst movies. The show ran on several different stations over its lifetime, and even had a movie release. Unfortunately, like all good things, it had to come to an end. But now it's poised to make a comeback.

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‘Warcraft’: full movie trailer (finally) released

‘Warcraft’: full movie trailer (finally) released

Earlier this week, a very short teaser trailer for the movie Warcraft was released, and while it showed only a handful of seconds of actual movie footage, it got fans excited. Now, to usher in the weekend properly, Legendary Pictures has released the first full movie trailer for the film, providing the first solid public look at what fans can expect. The movie premieres in theaters next summer.

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Call of Duty movie series on the way thanks to Activision Blizzard Studios

Call of Duty movie series on the way thanks to Activision Blizzard Studios

This week the folks at Activision Blizzard have announced their intent to launch a film and television studio. This studio owns content that they imply may be made into either TV shows or big-screen movies, including Call of Duty, Skylanders, Hearthstone, Diablo, and StarCraft. The first titles announced by this new group are an animated TV show called "Skylanders Academy" and a movie series based on the video game series Call of Duty.

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The Witcher will be a movie in 2017

The Witcher will be a movie in 2017

The same production company responsible for “The Mummy” has announced plans to make a movie based on The Witcher, a series of novels that have also been made into games. The Sean Daniel Company, the production firm, will work on the show with Platige Image, a Polish film company. The movie won’t be arriving in theaters until sometime in 2017, but some details pertaining to it are already in place, including who will be directing.

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‘The Hateful Eight’: new trailer arrives

‘The Hateful Eight’: new trailer arrives

A new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming movie The Hateful Eight has been released, this one joining the one we saw back in August. That last one was officially the “teaser” trailer, though it was more than two minutes long. This new one is more than two minutes long, too, though it is shorter than the first. Samuel L. Jackson again shows up right at the start of things.

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