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How that Star Wars character could have survived The Force Awakens

How that Star Wars character could have survived The Force Awakens

With the release of The Force Awakens, people everywhere are coming up with theories about the movie. Everything from character backstories, to whether that character was giving someone the bird or not. Since I've been off for the holiday, I figured that it was time that I shared one of my own theories. With that in mind, it goes without saying that the rest of the article will have spoilers. If you a haven't seen the movie, then you can go about your business, move along.

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‘The Force in a Jar’ is a drink for your inner Jedi

‘The Force in a Jar’ is a drink for your inner Jedi

You’ve got the costumes, the trinkets, the faux lightsabers and carefully framed movie posters. What’s left for the discerning Star Wars fan to enjoy? A drink of dubious quality, and by drink we mean a bizarre bottle that pretends to be a drink but really isn’t. The item recently surfaced at Kohl's, where it has already sold out. According to the label, the bottle is “filled with 100% authentic Jedi Force.”

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – who is Captain Phasma?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – who is Captain Phasma?

As the shiniest of characters, the most reflective of all Star Wars characters, and a Game of Thrones actress to boot, Captain Phasma has our attention. We've been wondering what the backstory is on this character since we first heard the name - and now that we've seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we're still wondering. The film itself doesn't reveal one whole heck of a lot, but we've got a bit more data than is revealed through the movie. It's time to get chrome.

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Five Star Wars: The Force Awaken’s Cut Scenes Revealed

Five Star Wars: The Force Awaken’s Cut Scenes Revealed

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was once ever-so-slightly longer than it is in theaters today. This isn't uncommon. [This is your complementary SPOILER ALERT] But when it comes to a movie with a mythology like Star Wars, every single tiny little bit of film footage is important. To somebody. Hardcore fans. People like you and I. If there's a 2-second clip from The Empire Strikes Back out there that I haven't seen, I'm gonna go ahead and say I need to see that. It's gotta happen. Today we're having a peek at several scenes we're hoping will be revealed once Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released to home audiences - on DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital HD and the like.

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Fan pulls a gun, is jailed over Star Wars spoilers

Fan pulls a gun, is jailed over Star Wars spoilers

Star Wars fans have waited for more than 30 years to see what happened to their favorite characters on the big screen. So naturally, we've all gone through great lengths to ensure that we don't have any of the big plot points spoiled for us. But what do you do when someone decides to spoil the movie for you, anyway? Well, today we've got a lesson on what not to do.

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Star Wars super fan sits through 46-hour marathon

Star Wars super fan sits through 46-hour marathon

A couple of weeks ago I sat through five of the original six Star Wars movies, and considered that a pretty good accomplishment for a day. I actually wrote about my experience with the Machete Order here. However, 11 hours of Star Wars is nothing compared to what one super fan did.

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Fallout 4 gets lightsabers with this new mod

Fallout 4 gets lightsabers with this new mod

Can't get enough Star Wars or Fallout this holiday season? Oh good, I'm not the only one. Well, one modder has decided that the only way they can fulfill their desire for both things was to add a little bit of Star Wars magic to the Commonwealth.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens still breaking records, $300M in 5 days

Star Wars: The Force Awakens still breaking records, $300M in 5 days

It seems that the Star Wars franchise has finally gotten its epic comeback. At least if box office numbers are going to be the indicator. After earning the record for the biggest haul over a December weekend, The Force Awakens, the seventh installment in a trilogy of trilogies, is now reporting $300 million. That's in just five days and in North America alone, leaving hope for 10 digit numbers by the end of its run.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – who is Lor San Tekka?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – who is Lor San Tekka?

Just a few minutes into the the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, actor Max von Sydow's character appears - it's no secret, and no spoiler. His name is Lor San Tekka, and he's a real mystery for one-time viewers of the movie. What we're about to do is discuss what we know about him. We're using information we've attained via Lucasfilm and Disney-approved sources - StarWars.com and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary" so we're working with the real-deal data: canon, that is to say.

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Emo Kylo Ren is the Star Wars Twitter account that you need to follow

Emo Kylo Ren is the Star Wars Twitter account that you need to follow

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a big Twitter user. In fact, I can't recall the last time I logged into my personal account. However, sometimes I come across an account that is just too funny to pass up. I've come across one such account today, and felt the need to share it with everyone. I give you Emo Kylo Ren.

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40 more Star Wars: The Force Awakens wallpapers for your smartphone

40 more Star Wars: The Force Awakens wallpapers for your smartphone

Now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has pummeled all previous records for most-sold tickets in basically every category, it's time to extend your fandom well beyond the theater. That's never been a problem for most Star Wars fans - some have been collecting Star Wars action figures since 1977 (and have never stopped!) Today we're dropping another collection of wallpapers for your smartphone - the piece of equipment you use most - all from The Force Awakens, just for those of you that cannot possibly get enough.

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Dear Neil deGrasse Tyson: this is why Han Solo says “Parsecs”

Dear Neil deGrasse Tyson: this is why Han Solo says “Parsecs”

This morning astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to speak about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He took time to pay extra attention to Han Solo's claim of "making the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs." Han Solo makes this claim all the way back in Star Wars: A New Hope, then repeats his claim in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Rey suggests that he's heard the ship has made this run in 14 parsecs. There's a problem with that, suggests Tyson. We disagree.

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