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Back To The '80s: Why Nostalgia Is All The Rage In Cinema

The pressure's on JJ Abrams and the new Star Wars films.Credit: wiredphotostream , CC BY-NC By Sorcha NA Fhlainn , Manchester Metropolitan University Much of the excitement of fantastical and science fictional worlds is the sense of history they have, their depth, and the joy of sharing them with others.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KQED

The Best Restoration of 'Lawrence of Arabia' You'll Ever See

Even if he had lived to quell violence in Ferguson, fix the California drought and discover a cure for Ebola, the late, great Peter O'Toole would still be remembered most for his role as T.E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia .

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Dark Horizons News

"Star Wars" Returning To Skelling Michael?

As we head into the holiday weekend, Latino Review has posted a new report about "Star Wars: Episode VII" with a couple of bits of information and some major speculation that veers into MAJOR SPOILER territory if true.

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Matlock Mercury

VIDEO: Meet Darth Vader star Dave Prowse in Sheffield

Star Wars legend Dave Prowse, who played Darth Vader, meet fans at the first Sheffield Film and Comic Convention this weekend, it was confirmed tonight.

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CNN

'Star Wars' films again after injury

The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" unites well-known "Star Wars" names with some up-and-coming actors.

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Examiner.com

Nintendo 3DS XL 'Mario & Luigi' bundle, 'Wolfenstein' discounted at Best Buy

The Labor Day holiday weekend brings with it a new set of game deals at Retailers.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WFNT-AM Burton

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Has Officially Resumed Filming

For awhile there, it looked like ' Star Wars: Episode 7 ' was in trouble. Harrison Ford had broken his leg in a freak Millennium Falcon accident and there were rumors that the production was going to be shut down for weeks! Months! Forever!!! And then Harrison Ford got better and the only real damage to the schedule was a two-week break where ... (more)

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New York Daily News

'Star Wars: Episode VII' resumes filming

Just Like Old Times: Filming has resumed on 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' which returns original 'Star Wars' veterans Anthony Daniels as C3PO, Kenny Baker as R2D2, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker , Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia , Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca.

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Canada Online Explorer

'Star Wars' figures in 'Disney Infinity' plans

Producers suggest that a set of Star Wars models is coming to the toy and video game crossover Disney Infinity in 2015.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IGN

Marvel Announces First Star Wars Epic Collection

In case you haven't heard, Marvel Comics will be taking over publishing duties for the Star Wars franchise from Dark Horse Comics beginning in 2015.

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Daily Mail

Harrison Ford joins Star Wars cast in ALS ice bucket challenge...

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CNET News.com

'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

"Star Wars: Episode VII" actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, new cast member Daisy Ridley and director J.J. Abrams take a soaking to raise awareness for ALS.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

IGN

Daily Deals: Watch Dogs for $36, Xbox One Madden Bundle with Amazon Credit, Walking Dead Blu-rays

Watch Dogs is on sale for $36 on Xbox One and PS4, just $32 on PC. If you haven't cruised through Chicago as Adrian Pierce yet, here's a great opportunity.

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HeraldNet

The (radio) play's the thing

It will probably come as no surprise to learn that most of us in the library world like things to be in their proper place.

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Daily Mail

Harrison Ford seems over his ankle injury as he grabs coffee in Los ...

The Force is strong with him! Harrison Ford appears to have recovered from his ankle injury as he grabs coffee before filming resumes on Star Wars He smashed up his ankle on the set of the seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise, halting filming in June.

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International Business Times

Alaska: 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Toy Sparks Bomb Scare

Who knew a lightsaber toy could cause a bomb scare? Apparently, that's what happened as reports claimed a resident in Alaska was threatened by the iconic "Star Wars" weapon.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Star Wars ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Episode 7 Cast & Crew

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Original Star Wars Villain to Appear in Star Wars VII and VIII

In addition to the new villains who will be featured in Disney's upcoming STAR WARS films, STAR WARS VII and VIII, the original STAR WARS villain will make a return appearance.

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Kotaku

The Best Card Game I Ever Played 'Died' 13 Years Ago

In 2001, gaming company Decipher Inc. got dealt a hand that should have been a fatal blow to their popular Star Wars: Customizable Card Game - they lost the Star Wars license.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Original Star Wars Villain to Appear in Star Wars VII and VIII

In addition to the new villains who will be featured in Disney's upcoming STAR WARS films, STAR WARS VII and VIII, the original STAR WARS villain will make a return appearance.

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