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What If The ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Ending Was Seconds Longer

What if the ending to ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was roughly 30 seconds longer?

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Watch Chewbacca Actually Pull Off An Arm In Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deleted Scene

In Star Wars: A New Hope, fans learned an interesting bit of information about Chewbacca while the Wookiee was engaged in a game of Holochess with R2-D2. It turns out that he is a bit of a sore loser, and that one of his favorite aggressive moves is to pu

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JJ Abrams Explains What's Really Happening In Rey's Forceback Scene From The Force Awakens - CINEMABLEND

A newly released commentary track from J.J. Abrams has shed some new light onto Rey's vision during the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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'Star Wars: Episode 8' Plot Leak Reveals Rey Flashback Spoilers

A leaked sequence from 'Star Wars: Episode 8' contains some serious plot spoilers involving a Rey flashback and the tragic downfall of Luke Skywalker.

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Exclusive: Mark Hamill on his Star Wars future | Den of Geek

Mark Hamill was on stage in London last night - and he dropped a teaser for his Star Wars future.

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'Star Wars' exclusive: Princess Leia uses the Force to sense her unborn son

Did Leia ever try to become a Jedi after 'Return of the Jedi?' We have the beginnings of an answer in 'Aftermath: Life Debt.'

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‘Star Wars’: 5 Characters Who Could Return for ‘Episode VIII’

With 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' now in production, we speculate on which characters from the saga could return for writer/director Rian Johnson's new film.

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Star Wars Just Took Its Most Definitive Stance Yet On That Popular Snoke Rumor - CINEMABLEND

When Star Wars fans aren’t busy arguing about the possible parentage of Rey, they turn their attention to other questions. Like exactly who is this Supreme Leader Snoke guy?

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'Star Wars': Who Is Rey's Mom? Big Money Hint Uncovered | TMZ.com

The biggest mystery in the 'Star Wars' galaxy -- the identity of Rey's parents -- was partially and accidentally leaked by Lucasfilm lawyers ... at least…

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Star Wars The Force Awakens: C-3PO red arm explained | BGR

There are plenty of mysteries in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and one of them involved iconic droid C-3PO. In case you didn't notice, C-3PO had a red left arm instead of his usual gold-colored arm.

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JJ Abrams Explains Kylo Ren's Weird Table of Ashes in 'The Force Awakens' | Spinoff Online | TV & Film News Daily

It turns out Kylo Ren is more disturbing, and far more nostalgic, than than previously revealed, which is saying a lot.

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Revealed! Why Kylo Ren Turned To The Dark Side In The Force Awakens

Adam Driver has casually revealed why Kylo Ren, his tortured soul from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, turned to the dark side. In the movie, First Order Supreme Leader Snoke has Ren on the cusp of full radicalisation, at which point he turns his home

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Watch All Of The Star Wars: A New Hope Callbacks Contained In The Force Awakens - CINEMABLEND

Star Wars: The Force Awakens owes a creative debt to Star Wars; A New Hope . Get a glimpse of the running tab, with the video included after the jump.

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Harrison Ford discusses the fate of Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Warning: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens follow… Unless you’ve been living out on Dagobah since December, I’m sure you’re well aware that Harrison Ford finally got…

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Daisy Ridley Responds To Star Wars Fan Invite With Hilarious Letter

Daisy Ridley has penned a hilarious response to one ‘Star Wars’ fan who used a rap video to invite the actress to his college’s formal dance. Kevin Carlock posted the video in February, going viral and prompting the British star of 'The Force A

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Daisy Ridley: Rian Johnson Will Be Cheekier With Star Wars: Episode VIII Teasers

‘Star Wars’ actor Daisy Ridley has spoken about new director Rian Johnson’s approach to ‘Episode VIII’ teasers. The dust has barely settled on the movie event of 2015 that was ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and already we’ve been thrust

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The Force Awakens: Daisy Ridley's Issue While Filming With Mark Hamill - CINEMABLEND

Daisy Ridley has recently opened up in an interview about what a nightmare the controversial scene with Luke Skywalker was in The Force Awakens .

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Photo From Star Wars: Episode VIII Set Shows Luke Skywalker

A photo from behind the scenes on a Star Wars: Episode VIII set shows Luke Skywalker in Jedi regalia. In a photo shared by Variety (via Making Star Wars), shows the shoot on Skellig Michael for Star Wars: Episode VIII taking place. Surrounded by the film

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Star Wars: Hasbro unveils new merchandise | Den of Geek

Princess Leia and Darth Revan are getting new 6" Black Series figures, and you can also build your own lightsaber...

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Star Wars Toys Revealed At NY Toy Fair Include Darth Revan Figure

Hasbro revealed a new wave of Star Wars action figures at New York Comic Con, with a fan favorite making the Black Series. Though some fans were hoping for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story toy debuts from Hasbro at the Toy Fair this afternoon, the company rem

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Star Wars: Updates For Episode VIII And Han Solo Spinoff

With Star WarsEpisode VIII and the Han Solo spinoffmerely months apart from each other, expect the hype to eventually reach an all time high. After over a decade of dormancy, the Star Wars universe is finally abuzz with news once again. Following Disney��

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‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Is Just The Beginning: Lucasfilm Knows Future History Of The Galaxy Years Past ‘Episode 9'

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and 'Star Wars: Episode 8' is just the beginning, with Lucasfilm planning out the galaxy for years beyond the 2019 release date of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.

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Did Ewan McGregor just confirm ‘Star Wars’ originally had another origin for Rey?

A slip of the tongue by Ewan McGregor gives weight to the alternate 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' timeline for Rey.

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Darth Vader’s role will be bigger than expected in an upcoming 'Star Wars' movie

The next time we buy tickets for a Star Wars picture, we’ll be signing up for a movie that’s going to bring back the greatest villains in movie history. Darth Vader is returning to the Star Wars un...

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Star Wars Episode VIII Release Date Shifts to December 2017 | Collider

Disney has shifted the release date of 'Star Wars Episode VIII' from Summer 2017 to December 2017, allowing 'Pirates of the Carribbean 5' to open May 2017.

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: Why Rey Will Be a Skywalker

Daisy Ridley's Rey has emerged as the standout new addition to 'Star Wars,' though her background remains unclear. Here's why we think she's a Skywalker.

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Best homemade lightsaber ever video | BGR

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens last month has inspired a new generation of nerdy engineers to try their hands at making their own homemade lightsabers.

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16 super-collectible 'Star Wars' toys your mom probably threw out (pictures)

If you loved Star Wars as a kid, your parents may have tossed a toy or two, including one that was worth more than your house.

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Leaked Star Wars: The Force Awakens screenplay confirms new detail about Luke Skywalker | Polygon

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been in theaters for a couple of weeks now, and conversation about certain things that happen in the movie have popped up in conversation on various forums. Still,...

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Meet FN-2199, a.k.a. TR-8R: The Stormtrooper Behind the Meme | StarWars.com

Get to know FN-2199, a.k.a. TR-8R, the Internet's favorite new First Order stormtrooper.

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Kylo Ren DIDN'T Kill The Jedi Students Before Star Wars 7? - moviepilot.com

This confirmed plot detail has huge implications for the Knights of Ren... and the mystery of Rey's past!

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9 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' fun facts you didn’t see in the movie

I don't know about you, but I walked out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with dozens of questions swirling around in my head. I loved the movie (as you can read in my review), but there was so much...

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Finn and TR-8R stormtrooper | BGR

Stormtroopers are all alike in the universe of Star Wars. They wear the same uniform and are supposed to serve the same purpose: executing the will of the Empire. They’re only identified by a string of letters and numbers and they usually obey any order

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Easter Eggs

Check out our Star Wars: The Force Awakens easter eggs to read a compilation of all the hidden references, cameo appearances, homages, and inspirations.

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Homemade lightsaber made with laser can cut wires and destroy things

YouTuber Drake Anthony built his very own lightsaber using a powerful 7-watt blue laser.

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Star Wars 7: The ‘Force Vision’ Scenes Explained

Star Wars: The Force Awakens offered glimpses of the galaxy's past, present and future. We break down the reveals fans might've missed.

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Star Wars: Episode 8 Will Feature A Whole Lot More Of One Side Character

When Star Wars: Episode VIII comes out in two years, this character who didn’t have a lot to do in Star Wars: The Force Awakens will have a much more prominent role.

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Ultimate FAQ (Spoilers!)

Chances are you saw The Force Awakens over the weekend. Chances are you have lots of burning questions about what transpired in the movie, or the events leading up to Episode VII. Have no fear. ...

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Fan Watches 'Star Wars' for 46 Straight Hours

Like a long distance runner training for a 10K or a mountain climber steeling themselves to conquer a towering peak, Jim Braden prepared for a grueling endurance test that would challenge himself p...

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Engineer makes working lightsaber, video shows him beaming with pride

Is there anything purer than the look of pride on a nerdy engineer's face when he realizes he's created a working lightsaber model? The answer to that question is "no," as a new video posted by electrical engineer Allen Pan will demonstrate.

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Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Hits Record $57 Million Thursday Night

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens awoke to a record-breaking $57 million in Thursday night previews at the North American box office.

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Every single L.A. Times 'Star Wars' movie review from 1977 to 2005 - LA Times

Prepping a "Star Wars" binge this weekend? We've got you covered. Here is every single Los Angeles Times review of every single "Star Wars" movie. Some we liked, others not so much. 

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The 7 Best Screens in the US to Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens | WIRED

J.J. Abrams shot a sequence on 70mm 2D IMAX, and recommends 3D IMAX laser projection. So where can you see the new film in the best possible format?

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Use the Force: 10 Crafts & Activities to Indulge Your Star Wars Side

When it comes to Star Wars fantasies, young Jedis dream big. Help them awaken the force with these great crafts and activities.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens: Who is Kylo Ren's Father?

(Source: LucasFilms) When Kylo Ren hit the scene in the first Star Wars: Force Awakens' trailers, he made as much of a splash as Star Wars villains of the past: Darth Vader, Darth Maul, and General Grievous to name a few. As is the case with J.J. Abrams'

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New Stars Wars toy leaks early, Lucasfilm tries to remove it from the Internet

The long tentacles of Lucasfilm's Intellectual Property arm are pretty much impossible to avoid, a fact a couple of Star Wars fans from Iowa recently learned the hard way.

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Watch a Scary New Millennium Falcon Scene in the Chinese 'Force Awakens' Trailer

The U.S. theatrical premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is little more than a week away, but Chinese audiences have to wait until Jan. 9. Maybe that’s why Disney saved some brand-new Star Wars footage for this new Chinese trailer (with an introduct

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Han Solo has to be filthy-rich to run the Falcon, engineers say - CNET

Owning the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy would require a considerable amount of money just to keep it flying through space.

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John Williams Says His New Star Wars Score Will Include the Original Themes

An extended interview between the revered composer and the author of our Star Wars cover story, Bruce Handy.

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Why the costumes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' will be much different than in the original trilogy

In order to get the look right for "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens," costume designer Michael Kaplan had to throw out all the designs he was working with from the original trilogy.

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Star Wars: Rogue One plot details revealed – Jedi shortage plagues galaxy

Set in era between third and fourth Star Wars saga films, movie tells tale of regular people joining forces against darkness

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All Nippon Airways Announces 'Star Wars' Project With R2-D2 Painted Jet

"Help me gate agent, you're my only hope." So might open the conversation with All Nippon Airways, if you're one of the fans who attempt to book a seat aboard the Japanese airline's new "Star Wars" jet coming this fall.

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George Lucas On ‘Star Wars': Disney Didn’t Use My Ideas For New Movies | Deadline

George Lucas told Cinema Blend in an interview posted yesterday that when he sold Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012, along with the company came some of his ideas for a new Star Wars trilogy. But it sounds like none of them will be part of the new Star Wars universe of movies...

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Are we all just gonna pretend this was our ‘First Look’ at the new Millennium Falcon?

Someone forgot to tell Fortune Magazine that weve already seen The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon up close and in the flesh.

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Mark Hamill on his emotional return to 'Star Wars' and Luke Skywalker | Inside Movies | EW.com

Luke Skywalker was a huge part of Mark Hamill's past, and although he still can't talk about the plot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the actor has opened up to EW about the emotional experience of returning to that far-off galaxy.

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Here’s How to 3D-Print Your Own Crossguard Lightsaber | TIME

The crossguard lightsaber introduced in the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens raised eyebrows among skeptics as much as it elicited drools from those excited by the weapon’s redesign. Attacks on its impracticality were so widespread that Stephen Colbert took time out of one of the final episodes of the Colbert Report to defend the genius of the design.

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George Lucas doesn't care about the new Star Wars trailer | The Verge

The creator of the Star Wars movies hasn't seen the trailer for the new Star Wars movie. In an interview with Page Six, George Lucas was asked what he thought of the promising 88-second teaser for S...

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People are already making awesome fan art for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' | The Verge

Whether or not you were in a theater, we all got our first glimpse of Star Wars: The Force Awakens today. The long-awaited teaser showed off some familiar settings, briefly introduced us to a few...

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Here’s the first official teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Does anyone remember what they were doing when they first saw the trailer for The Phantom Menace? It was November 1998, and some people were probably sitting in a theater, waiting to see some now-classic film like The Waterboy or Meet Joe Black. Others, w