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TRON Legacy Light Cycle LEGO Review

TRON Legacy Light Cycle LEGO Review

Today we're having a close look at what it means to roll with the LEGO set #21314: TRON Legacy Light Cycle. This is a LEGO Ideas set, working with an original design by a couple of brothers from England. The final design takes what was originally envisioned - a single light cycle, and expands by 2x, bringing about Sam Flynn, his light cycle, Rinzler, his light cycle, and a dual-sword-wielding Quorra.

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Doctor Who old series episodes streaming on Twitch

Doctor Who old series episodes streaming on Twitch

This week the folks at Twitch responsible for non-gaming content announced they're bringing Doctor Who into the mix. They'll be pushing over 500 original Doctor Who episodes to the streaming video platform, all from the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. That's the beginning of the show in 1963 through the 1980s, all broadcast on Twitch over a seven-week period.

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Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Lando movie rumor not true (from a certain point of view)

Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. It was misquoted, as noted and re-noted by the source for the material. But the hype is real, and the reaction to the possibility of such a film is no surprise to us, no surprise at all.

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This is NASA’s Mars Helicopter: It’s a GO!

This is NASA’s Mars Helicopter: It’s a GO!

Today NASA announced they'd be bringing their Mars Helicopter to Mars, officially. This is not the sort of helicopter you saw circling your house the last time you stole a bunch of diamonds, but the kind that carries payloads. More like a drone than a traditional human-piloted helicopter. In the NASA Mars Helicopter is the future of flight on other worlds - or at least the next step.

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Kessel Run Millennium Falcon LEGO Review

Kessel Run Millennium Falcon LEGO Review

The newest Millennium Falcon LEGO set is here, and we're going down its hallways in detail. This is the Falcon as it existed in one of its earliest forms - the earliest we've yet seen it. This was back when Lando Calrissian owned the ship and the ship - man - it was clean. So clean it almost breaks the "used future" Science Fiction George Lucas originally pierced our collective consciousness with in A New Hope.

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Star Wars’ Solo: Lando Toys Roundup (AKA Scoundrel Time)

Star Wars’ Solo: Lando Toys Roundup (AKA Scoundrel Time)

Today we're having a peek at a collection of Lando Calrissian toys from the film Solo: A Star Wars Story. This is the first in a set of three films, all centered on the coolest outlaws in the classic film series. What we're looking at today is the expression - that one, singular expression - through which actor Donald Glover's projected the soul of Lando, a role originally commanded by Billy Dee Williams.

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Star Wars Holochess comes to iPhone

Star Wars Holochess comes to iPhone

All iPhone devices able to run ARKit can now play Holochess from the Star Wars universe. This is the game most famously played onboard the Millennium Falcon by R2-D2 and Chewbacca - but it also appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and in analog format in Rogue One. Now, thanks to Lenovo, we're able to play anywhere.

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All Star Wars: Solo’s LEGO sets revealed in full

All Star Wars: Solo’s LEGO sets revealed in full

Details for the full first wave of LEGO Star Wars: Solo sets are here. It's time to peruse the collection from top to bottom. Every set from Chewbacca to an Imperial Patrol Battle Pack. Ever set from a new Imperial TIE Fighter to the Kessel Run Millennium Falcon. We've got the whole shebang right here, right this minute.

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Bill and Ted’s new movie: Just the facts

Bill and Ted’s new movie: Just the facts

Bill & Ted Face the Music is the proposed name of the third Bill and Ted movie, a movie that's no joke. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter came together at the tail end of March 2018 to do an interview with Entertainment Weekly and confirm that the third film in the Bill & Ted series was, indeed, very possible. Original Bill & Ted writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon came along for the talk, too, and suggested they're [THIS CLOSE] to the film being green-lit.

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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene shows Phasma with ray-traced lights

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene shows Phasma with ray-traced lights

The scene you're about to see shows Captain Phasma and a couple of stormtroopers from the Star Wars universe. Unless you were present at an Epic Games / Unreal Engine presentation this week, you've probably never seen what we're about to show you. This is both a demonstration of the newest in real-time ray tracing in Unreal Engine 4 and a potential moment in time in events taking place DURING Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Today we're having a peek at what's included with the digital purchase of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Movies Anywhere. This service is like a central hub for multiple connected streaming video services like VUDU, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and Fandango Now. With Movies Anywhere, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released with a version of the film not available with any other service.

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There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

On the 13th of March, 2018, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released in its digital form with one pretty strange feature. Included with the purchase of the digital format was a music score-only version of the film, completely devoid of effects sounds or dialogue of any sort. This version required only one extra action after the film was purchased.

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