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What We Liked (And Didn’t Like) About Solo

There’s a new Star Wars out, have you seen it yet? It’s more likely than ever that the answer is “no.” Solo: A Star Wars Story, the origin tale of everyone’s favorite stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder, has been struggling hard at the box office since its release on May 25.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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A Critical Analysis of Kinect Star Wars’ “I’m Han Solo” Song, the Definitive Text on the Character

Solo: A Star Wars Story has hit theaters, in Lucasfilm’s latest attempt at exploring the man behind the mythos, Han Solo. But it is not the first time the company has deeply explored the beloved smuggler, scoundrel, and hero. It’s done so before, in one of the greatest works of art in our modern times: […]

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Battlefront II Developers Answer Fan Pleas To Change Some Holograms

Sometimes it’s the little things that bug players. And sometimes those little things are worth fixing. That’s the case with Battlefront II, a game with a playerbase that’s been frustrated by microtransactions and a lack of new content but at least has had their call answered to get rid of the holograms in the game’s…Read […]

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Fans Have A Lack Of Faith In Battlefront II’s Han Solo Season

Star Wars: Battlefront II is working to overcome its image problem following a controversial release. A new season of content, related to Han Solo, hit the game today. Its smattering of character skins and a map lifted from 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront provide little for those hoping the game will bounce back from its…Read more… […]

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Watch Star Wars’ Classic Hyperspace Jump Recreated Using Fiber-Optics and Poster Board

May the Fourth Be With Us… even in hyperspace. The famous “jump” has been seen across countless scifi films and shows—with even more countless names—but the Millennium Falcon definitely has one of the greatest. In honor of Star Wars Day, check out this exclusive video from Backyard VFX artist Joey Shanks that shows…Read more… Continue […]

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All the Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Available at Midnight Tonight

As inevitable as the sun rising and setting, a new Star Wars movie is coming, and with it, tons of new toys—ready and waiting to empty your wallet even before you get to the movie theater. In fact, the monetary assault of Solo merchandise begins at midnight tonight, so if you’re planning on picking up […]

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Hot Wheels Used Lando Calrissian to Prove That Cars With Capes Are a Wonderful Idea

All my life I’ve been told that a car with a cape is an incredibly stupid idea. Magnificent childhood doodles were critiqued for being “aerodynamically-challenged,” and “downright dangerous to other vehicles on the road.” But 35 years after I abandoned my crayons, Hot Wheels and Star Wars have finally proven that a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The New Lego Solo: A Star Wars Story Sets Are Worth Making the Kessel Run For

Is there anything more Star Wars than getting a cool new trailer for a movie and then immediately finding out which parts of said trailer you can buy in toy form? I’m not sure, and that’s not stopping Lego from revealing a ton of new Solo Lego sets today—and it won’t be long before they’re […]

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The Lonely Nostalgia YouTube Playlist

The New Yorker ran a story yesterday about the emotional experience of listening to a tinny version of Toto’s “Africa” on YouTube. The popular video simulates the sound of hearing the pop song echoing through an empty shopping mall. The piece nails the song’s effect:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Han Solo Is A Little Different In Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II is off to a rough start with crummy lootboxes and unpopular unlockables. Thankfully, everyone’s favorite smuggler is living life with no reservations and isn’t afraid to show it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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With New Context, These Old Quotes About the Han Solo Movie Speak Volumes

Even before co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were fired from the Han Solo movie, they didn’t talk about the film in public a lot. One place they did was at last year’s Star Wars Celebration, and reading the quotes now is very weird.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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A Totally Wild Rumor About the Next Fantastic Four Film

A former Game of Thrones alum has joined the Avatar movies in a major way. Geoff Johns promises big things for DC’s female heroes in their movie universe. Michael Bay teases how Transformers: The Last Knight sets up all those future spinoffs. Plus, American Horror Story recruits a former Arrow hero. Spoilers now!Read more… Continue […]

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Ron Howard Is the Reported Frontrunner to Take Over the Han Solo Film

The world of Star Wars was shook to the core Tuesday afternoon when Lucasfilm announced that Phil Lord and Chris Miller would no longer be directing the Han Solo standalone film. However, there’s already a very famous frontrunner: Ron Howard.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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The Han Solo Standalone Film Has Suddenly Lost Its Directors

Here’s some late-in-the-day Star Wars news: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street) will no longer be directing the much-anticipated standalone Han Solo film. The reason given is the old standby “creative differences,” according to Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix Is Getting One Thing Extremely Right

We have a cryptic look at Avengers: Infinity War. A Star Wars rumor is debunked. Daenerys explains one thing she won’t be doing in season seven of Game of Thrones. We know when a slew of Marvel movies will begin filming. Re-Animator may be returning but not in the U.S. Is there more? So much […]

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix Is Getting One Thing Extremely Right

We have a cryptic look at Avengers: Infinity War. A Star Wars rumor is debunked. Daenerys explains one thing she won’t be doing in season seven of Game of Thrones. We know when a slew of Marvel movies will begin filming. Re-Animator may be returning but not in the U.S. Is there more? So much […]

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A Spider-Man: Homecoming Character Is Hiding a Major Secret

Casting rumors swirl around X-Men: Dark Phoenix, a star has been found for the Bumblebee Transformers spinoff, and a good look at Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian mustache. Plus, a Doctor Horrible reunion is coming to A Series of Unfortunate Events. Spoilers ahead!Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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