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  1. Ewan McGregor has some unkind words for 'Star Wars' 'fans'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Ewan McGregor had no small task in taking over for Alec Guinness when he was cast as a younger Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menance . Regardless of his work in the film, the return of the franchise was met by rather tough criticism that continues long after the movie premiered.


  2. Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    Followers of Jediism are aiming to build a belief system that goes beyond the Star Wars films. But does it amount to a new religion? It began as a joke at the expense of statisticians.


  3. Benedict Cumberbatch refuses to deny rumours he'll be in Star Wars Episode 7Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I probably shouldn't say': Benedict Cumberbatch refuses to deny rumours that he will be in the next Star Wars movie And the 38-year-old actor did little to quash those reports during an appearance on The Graham Norton show on Friday night. When the Irish comedian asked whether he will be staring in the upcoming blockbuster, the star's silence spoke volumes.


  4. Darth Vader joins Bury St Edmunds side - Star Wars' actor David...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

    Darth Vader joins Bury St Edmunds side - Star Wars' actor David Prowse to make appearance at Moyse's Hall Museum this weekend Dark lord of the Sith Darth Vader, aka David Prowse, is coming to Bury St Edmunds' Time and Space Sci-fi exhibition. The Star Wars icon talks to entertainment writer Wayne Savage When the champion weightlifter turned actor first donned Darth Vader's iconic, albeit, he reveals, wobbly mask and helmet, Prowse had no idea what he was letting himself in for.


  5. Benedict Cumberbatch fuels Star Wars rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Benedict Cumberbatch has turned turned down the chance to deny rumours he will make an appearance in 'Star Wars Episode VII'. There has been widespread speculation Cumberbatch, 38, will star in the much-anticipated movie alongside the likes of Harrison Ford , Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill .


  6. Lucasfilm sues New York brewery over Star Wars-inspired beerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    But Lucasfilm says the name of the beer is too close to title of 1980 hit Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Lucasfilm is suing a New York brewery to demand it stops using a name inspired by the Star Wars franchise. The Disney-owned company says the name of Empire Brewing Co.'


  7. TV picks for Oct. 24-26:  "Alpha House," Lady Gaga, "Constantine," "Star Wars Rebels"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Garry Trudeau's live-action take on politics, is that the senators are too busy worrying about their images and re-election to actually get anything done. This isn't new territory for the "Doonesbury" cartoonist, but it's a treat to see stars like John Goodman, Wanda Sykes and even Bill Murray poke fun at Beltway life in this second season.


  8. The Carnegie to Present Driving Miss Daisy, 11/1-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    The Carnegie continues its 2014-15 Theatre Series with one of America's most treasured stories of compassion and acceptance, Pulitzer Prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, playing weekends November 1-16, 2014. Starring two of Greater Cincinnati's most treasured actors, Dale Ho dges and Reggie Willis, DRIVING MISS DAISY is directed by Mark Lutwak.


  9. Meet the Artist Behind the Iconic 'Star Wars,' 'Indiana Jones' PostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

    After a lifetime of painting the biggest stars in their biggest roles, from Rambo to 'Back to the Future's' Marty McFly, Drew Struzan will be rewarded with the Saul Bass Award at Thursday's Key Art Awards He's the artist who gave Rambo his gigantic gun in the poster for First Blood . He made Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia look like timeless movie icons with his poster for Star Wars .


  10. Mark Hamill reveals he's still sporting Luke Skywalker beard for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Revealed: Muslim convert who shot dead Canadian soldier is the 'privately-educated son of country's immigration chief, had his passport revoked and has links to Syrian terrorist' Pictured: Heroic sergeant-at-arms, 58, walking through Parliament gun in hand just moments after he killed gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Man arrested at gunpoint after he came 'just steps' away from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he lay a wreath at Ottawa War Memorial Man who went missing nine years ago is found dead in car pulled from Ohio pond ...but how he ended up there remains a chilling mystery Lovelorn pharmacy technician shot dead his female colleague then turned the gun on himself at the hospital where they worked when she rejected his romantic advances Has Kim Jong Un carried out another blood-thirsty purge? Claims North Korean dictator has executed six top-ranking officials amid signs he was ... (more)


  11. Tributes to Star Wars and Toy Story engineer who lived in HelstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Falmouth Packet

    The life and work of a man said to be "committed to Helston" has been remembered in tributes following his death. What many people may not be aware of, however, is Allan Healey's fascinating background in film, working on Star Wars, Toy Story and 2001: Space Odyssey to name just a few.


  12. Original sketches used to plan Star Wars scenes sell for $16,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Daily Mail

    Original sketches used to plan some of the most iconic scenes of the Star Wars film trilogy have sold for $16,000. The pencil storyboard drawings imagine famous clips from the blockbusters including the moment young hero Luke Skywalker, played by Mark Hamill, attacks Darth Vader's Death Star in 1977's Episode IV: A New Hope.


  13. When Famous Actors Voice Video GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Voices

    In the space of a generation, video games have morphed from crudely built graphics and simple computer-generated sounds to near-cinematic quality storylines and equally sophisticated audio. Thanks to this increasingly capable technology, the opportunities for voice talent have never been greater.


  14. Star Wars Is Getting Its Own Channel, Get The Details HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Cinema Blend News

    The holidays are a great time for gathering around with your family and watching cinema classics. In my family, it's always old Bond films, but in Germany this year, there will be a different reason to celebrate.


  15. George Lucas blasts 'unimaginative' movie studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 |

    George Lucas believes movie studios lack ''talent'' and ''imagination''. The 'Star Wars' creator claims people who are not passionate about films have too much influence in the industry and Lucas feels it's a counter-productive situation.


  16. Sid Meier's CivilizationA : Beyond Eartha Coming to Mac and Linux This Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Business Wire

    Aspyr Media, in partnership with 2K and Firaxis Games, announced today that Sid Meier's CivilizationA : Beyond Eartha will be launching on Steam for both Mac and Linux and on Apple's Mac App Store this holiday season. Mac and Linux users may pre-order a Steam code for the title at Aspyr's online store


  17. Carrie Fisher birthday: 10 things you didn't know about the Star Wars actressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Metro

    For Star Wars fans of certain age, who can only imagine Harrison Ford as a youthful 34-year-old, Mark Hamill as a fresh-faced 24-year-old and See Threepio as a shiny 200-year-old, it seems almost impossible to say that the one and only Carrie Fisher today celebrates her 58th birthday. Forever immortalised as a 19-year-old bun-headed, impetuous, strong-willed, shampoo bottle topping, warrior princess - today not only marks another year in an incredibly packed life, but another step towards her return in next December's Star Wars Episode 7. But what else is there to know about Carrie, other than the impact she's had on popular culture - certainly geek culture - and THAT bikini? You might be surprised.


  18. Carrie Fisher celebrates her 58th birthday and dines with Star Wars: Episode VII co-starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Daily Mail

    Party fit for a Princess ! Carrie Fisher celebrates turning 58 as she dines with Harrison Ford and Star Wars: Episode VII co-stars It's almost 40 years since she first stole the hearts of countless fans as Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars movies. And as Carrie Fisher wraps filming on Star Wars: Episode VII, she celebrated another personal milestone on Monday night, as she dined with her co-stars on the eve of her 58th birthday.


  19. 'The Sims 4' Official Mac Release: More Features Aside From Pools Expected To Be IncludedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | International Business Times

    Swimming pools, ghosts, careers, Star Wars costume suits, gnomes and more are expected to be included on the Mac version of "The Sims 4." Check out these free updates bringing new features to the game. A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014.


  20. Top 5 Star Wars GamesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | The Griffon News

    ... Five: Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996) This was one of the first expanded universe games to come from Lucasarts. The basis of the game is you play as smuggler Dash Rendar who at first takes part in the Battle of Hoth from the Empire Strikes ...