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Mark Hamill Says ‘Star Wars’ Prequels ‘Impressed’ Him: ‘They Had Their Own Identity’

George Lucas’ “Star Wars” prequel trilogy was not beloved by critics, but it does have an admirer in Mark Hamill. As part of an interview for J.W. Rinzler’s just-published book on “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi” film producer Howard Kazanjian, Hamill revealed he was “impressed” with Lucas’ controversial entries “The Phantom […]

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The 12 Best Boba Fett Moments In Star Wars Shows And Movies

Boba Fett is one of the most popular characters in the Star Wars universe. At first, the near-silent Mandalorian bounty hunter fascinated viewers because he was shrouded in mystery. Who was this armored warrior? Where did he come from? What are his goals? For decades, Star Wars refused to offer an explanation.Although Fett’s role in “The Empire […]

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Docuseries About George Lucas And Ilm Coming From Director Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas go back a long way. Kasdan made his auspicious screenwriting debut with “The Empire Strikes Back,” which we’ve scientifically proven to be the best “Star Wars” movie. He then went on to write “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” write and direct “Body Heat,” and co-write “Return of the Jedi.” And […]

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The Daily Stream: “Hey Guys, You Ever See That Really Old Movie, The Empire Strikes Back?”

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: The Empire Strikes Back Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: It was referenced by a hip and relevant young Spider-Man in Captain […]

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‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Fill in the Bounty Hunter’s Past, Robert Rodriguez is Directing Several Episodes

Before The Mandalorian continues on Disney+, Star Wars fans will take a break with a new live-action series focusing on the return of one of the most notorious bounty hunters in the galaxy. The Book of Boba Fett is bringing back the character who debuted in The Empire Strikes Back, seemed to perish in Return […]

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Star Wars Bits: Funko Pop! Retro, VR Pinball, War of the Bounty Hunters, The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars Pop! Retro Series by Funko Star Wars Pinball VR by Zen Studios Chewbacca Appears in Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #13 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Special And more! Star Wars Pop! Retro Series by Funko Based on classic ’70s Star Wars comic art, […]

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Cool Stuff: More Star Wars Celebration Exclusives Include Artwork, Watches, Statues & More

The first wave of exclusive merchandise that was meant for release at Star Wars Celebration is now available in the official online store. Now the Star Wars Celebration licensee exclusives from various official collectible creators have been revealed and are available while supplies last. They include some outstanding artwork from The Empire Strikes Back, Return […]

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Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Veteran Alan Harris Has Passed Away at 81

Star Wars fans know nearly everyone who played the most minor part in the original trilogy, even those hidden behind helmets, masks and make-up. Actor Alan Harris was lucky enough to play a variety of roles across Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi, and he was even […]

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‘Star Wars’ Composer John Williams to Quit Franchise After Episode IX

John Williams says that “Star Wars: Episode IX” will be the last movie in the franchise he will score. “We know J.J. Abrams is preparing one now that I will hopefully do next year for him,” Williams said on radio station Kusc. “I look forward it. It will round out a series of nine, that […]

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