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Is Boba Fett in Star Wars The Force Awakens? [UPDATE 2]

Is Boba Fett in Star Wars The Force Awakens? [UPDATE 2]

One of MANY Easter Eggs found in the new Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer released this week was a pair of banners bearing familiar imagery. One banner features the "Boba Fett Symbol" as some like to call it, another bears the "Boba Fett Wheat". These banners appear above the heads of Finn, Rey, BB-8, and Han Solo as they enter what we can only assume is the headquarters of some nefarious criminal organization. We might have already seen this organization's insides, too.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster parodies ’till trailer time

Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster parodies ’till trailer time

Last night Lucasfilm released the first (or last?) official Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster in anticipation of the first full-length trailer. That trailer will be debuting tonight during Monday-night Football on ESPN. Until then - or depending on when you read this article, after then - we're having a peek at the poster in all its different iterations. There's a tall version, yes - that'll go with the rest of the collection - but there's also a horizontal compilation. There's also a new nest of fan-edited posters surfacing this week.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens theatrical poster has no Luke

Star Wars The Force Awakens theatrical poster has no Luke

With barely two months left to the big cinema releases of this year's, maybe even this decade's, most awaited film, Disney is unsurprisingly warming up the hype machine. The past days we've beheld several images and teasers all building up the excitement for the next Star Wars installment, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Now Disney has unveiled the theatrical poster itself that will grace cinemas and websites around the world. But while we celebrate this revelation, we are immediately confronted by a question of galactic proportions: Where is Luke?

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Netflix’s first original movie now available for streaming

Netflix’s first original movie now available for streaming

Netflix has done big things to the television industry, and it’s poised to do even bigger things to the movie industry. We’ve known for many months that Netflix has feature film aspirations, some that involve launching movies on its service the same day they release in theaters. The movie industry has largely not been receptive to the company's plans, with some theaters going so far as to threaten boycotts, but that hasn’t stopped Netflix from plodding on.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens pictures galore: rarities and big graphics

Star Wars The Force Awakens pictures galore: rarities and big graphics

This week we've been provided with a new cache of Star Wars: The Force Awakens images, some of which we've never seen before, others which we've never seen this big before. What we're looking at here is what we understand to be a set of photos and designs designed at Lucasfilm and distributed through licensing channels for placement on officially licensed Star Wars products. You'll find some of these images on t-shirts in the near future, others on lunch boxes. Some you'll find in posters, others will appear on trading cards produced by Topps!

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Star Wars 7 trailer coming on Monday night, right here

Star Wars 7 trailer coming on Monday night, right here

The first big Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer will be released on Monday night at right around 8PM EST says a number of anonymous sources. Multiple sources, that is to say, adding up to a rumor that's nearly as good as the real deal. In addition to the first big trailer for the movie appearing on Monday, there'll be an "official one sheet" - that's the main movie poster - for The Force Awakens on Sunday morning. These bits and pieces will be different from previous releases which, in turn, were teaser posters and teaser trailers - they don't count!

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18 short creepy films to watch before Halloween

18 short creepy films to watch before Halloween

Halloween is 18 days away (if you're counting today), and that means if you haven't started carving pumpkins and watching horror movies yet, now is the time to get started. Life is busy, and full-length movies aren't always an option. Fortunately, the Internet is packed full of short horror flicks that'll only take up ten or so minutes of your time. In the spirit of efficiency, we've sorted through a bunch of them and plucked out 18 short movies for your October enjoyment.

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Back to the Future Delorean fully restored for 30th Anniversary

Back to the Future Delorean fully restored for 30th Anniversary

A full museum-quality restoration of the original Delorean time machine is done for the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future. Just one of a barrage of gestures pushed to the public by Universal Pictures this month in celebration and preparation for the anniversary of the film series is this restoration of the time machine itself. While many of the original bits and pieces were gone - either already on display in a real museum somewhere or straight-up stolen - the bulk of the car had been sitting in a lot in Hollywood for decades. Behold the rebuilding of the first classic.

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Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

While we've already known that Disney's purchase of the Star Wars franchise is leading to a new movie every year, starting this fall with The Force Awakens, the mega-studio has also just confirmed that it's going to have its other properties, namely Marvel and Pixar, continually pumping out films as well. Disney has announced the scheduling of more than a handful of new titles from the two studios, with release dates stretching out all the way into 2020.

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Paramount puts up 100+ films YouTube, streaming for free

Paramount puts up 100+ films YouTube, streaming for free

While video streaming is the hot thing these days, not all studios, especially the big ones, are always keen on following the trend. Perhaps more than anything, they fear the likelihood of increased piracy. So when Paramount Pictures makes puts more than a hundred films up on YouTube and makes them available absolutely for free, you might think it's some late/early April Fools' prank. And yet that is exactly what the studio did on its verified The Paramount Vault, giving free access dozens of content on the world's largest video streaming service.

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Harry Potter spinoff movie ‘Fantastic Beasts’ nabs Jon Voight

Harry Potter spinoff movie ‘Fantastic Beasts’ nabs Jon Voight

As Harry Potter fans know, there’s a new movie in the works called “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a spinoff movie that takes place seven decades before Harry Potter gets his hands on Newt Scamander’s book. The movie, as you may expect, will revolve around Newt Scamander, a magizoologist, and he’ll be played by Eddie Redmayne. The movie won’t be arriving until next year, but ahead of that we’ve gotten some more casting news.

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