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Star Wars: Visions review — Anime anthology breathes new life into saga
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Star Wars: Visions review — Anime anthology breathes new life into saga

Star Wars lends itself quite easily to a magical mystery tour of anime, a medium which affords a lot of freedom to experiment with form, style, and tone.

How the new Disney+ show Visions marries Star Wars with anime
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How the new Disney+ show Visions marries Star Wars with anime

What varies in the nine-part anthology is the mix: the degree to which the films feel like Star Wars shorts that happen to have anime character designs, or like anime shorts that happen to borrow Star Wars motifs.

Disney omits scene of two women kissing in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Singapore theatres
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Disney omits scene of two women kissing in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Singapore theatres

Disney, which owns the Star Wars production company Lucasfilm, did not respond to a request for comment on its decision to cut the scene

Game of Thrones writers  D.B Weiss, David Benioff  to pen next Star Wars film, confirms Bob Iger
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Game of Thrones writers D.B Weiss, David Benioff to pen next Star Wars film, confirms Bob Iger

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by JJ Abrams and is the last in the third trilogy of the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas which started in the year 1977 with Episode IV- A New Hope.

George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey lead Forbes list of richest US celebrities
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George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey lead Forbes list of richest US celebrities

George Lucas’s Star Wars empire planted him firmly atop Forbes magazine’s third annual ranking of the wealthiest US celebrities which was released on Tuesday.

Hazarding guesses with Sahej Rahal
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Hazarding guesses with Sahej Rahal

In addition to the contemporary art world, Sahej Rahal’s work partakes among fan-produced material around Star Wars. The text for his exhibition Adversary relates a situation where Rahal bumps into the filmmaker George Lucas at Bandra Fort

How Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi robe could be an embrassing plot hole in the fabric of Star Wars universe
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How Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi robe could be an embrassing plot hole in the fabric of Star Wars universe

Two Star Wars fanatics started a spirited discussion on Twitter about Obi-Wan Kenobi's supposed disguise in Tatooine.

Disney developing Star Wars stand-alone film centered on Boba Fett; Logan director James Mangold joins project
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Disney developing Star Wars stand-alone film centered on Boba Fett; Logan director James Mangold joins project

Disney is developing a Star Wars stand-alone movie centered on the bounty hunter Boba Fett.

Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover attend world premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story in LA
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Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover attend world premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story in LA

The cast and crew of Solo: A Star Wars Story arrive at the world premiere in Los Angeles.

How Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg made us fall in love with movies and then ruined them
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How Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg made us fall in love with movies and then ruined them

There's no doubt Steven Spielberg is one of the most influential directors of our time. But is he one of the greatest?

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to inaugurate in 2021; Luke Skywalker’s first lightsaber, Darth Vader’s helmet to be put on display
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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art to inaugurate in 2021; Luke Skywalker’s first lightsaber, Darth Vader’s helmet to be put on display

Star Wars creator George Lucas is visiting a galaxy on the edge of downtown Los Angeles to break ground on his $1.5 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.

The Last Jedi illustrates an important point: Star Wars is finally growing up
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The Last Jedi illustrates an important point: Star Wars is finally growing up

What makes Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi truly remarkable is that the film took the brave risk of breaking away from the usual Star Wars formula.

Star Wars is not just an epic sci-fi saga, it’s a cultural institution
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Star Wars is not just an epic sci-fi saga, it’s a cultural institution

With the imminent arrival of The Last Jedi, kicking off on Friday, let's take a look at how Star Wars changed our world.

Star Wars: Disney announces plans for new film trilogy, live-action TV series
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Star Wars: Disney announces plans for new film trilogy, live-action TV series

Disney reportedly struck a deal with Rian Johnson, director of upcoming film Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to develop a brand new film trilogy.

Harrison Ford turns 75: A look at his memorable films, from American Graffiti to Air Force One
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Harrison Ford turns 75: A look at his memorable films, from American Graffiti to Air Force One

You know Harrison Ford from Indiana Jones and Star Wars. But have you seen these other films?

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' movie review: For fans tired of the ‘formula’ in the franchise
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'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' movie review: For fans tired of the ‘formula’ in the franchise

Rogue One had a lot to live up to. No only did it have to contend with matching up to the cultural phenomenon of the original trilogy, but also with the acclaim of last year’s The Force Awakens which created whole new bunch of young Star Wars fans. Luckily Rogue One does something The Force Awakens was too scared to — it ventures into new territory and traverses into a bold and dark new direction while still delivering the massive scale and action adventure mood. It’s huge, it’s action packed and it’s solid entertainment.

Holograms, Lightsabers, and Droids: How close is science to Star Wars?
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Holograms, Lightsabers, and Droids: How close is science to Star Wars?

The entire Star Wars series demonstrated a world of technological advances that was limited only by imagination. Things like interstellar travel with hyperdrive and hyperspace, depicted so wonderfully by director George Lucas, are indelible memories from my childhood. It wasn't the science that fascinated me, it was the possibility.

New 'Star Wars' grosses $120 mn to break first-day record
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New 'Star Wars' grosses $120 mn to break first-day record

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" raked in an estimated $120.5 million in its first full day in US and Canadian theaters, setting an industry record, Disney said Saturday.

The force was strong with this one: Everyone but Spielberg thought Star Wars would flop
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The force was strong with this one: Everyone but Spielberg thought Star Wars would flop

When the original "Star Wars" film was released in 1977 many people, including creator George Lucas, believed it would be a flop.