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Easter Egg Countdown - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (video)

The first ever anthology film from the STAR WARS universe, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY was somewhat of a gamble, but paid off big time for Lucasfilm when it hit theaters in December last year. Rounding up a rag-tag group of galactic outlaws, soldiers and a quirky robot, the story basically took a few lines of dialogue from A NEW HOPE and made an entire movie out of them, filled...
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The final season of Star Wars: Rebels won't feature the Battle of Scarif

With Star Wars: Rebels coming to a close with its upcoming fourth and final season , there's a question of just when the animated series will tie off its story, especially as we know that the Ghost, the main ship of the series, took part in the Battle of Scarif as featured in ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. Despite previously teasing that fans may someday see those events play out on...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman, Pulp Fiction, The Smurfs

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Rogue One began life as a concept for the live-action Star Wars TV series

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY originated as an idea from Industrial Light & Magic's chief creative officer John Knoll, who thought that the story of how the Rebels stole the plans to the Death Star would make for an exciting movie. However, the seeds of ROGUE ONE were actually planted further back than I had realized, to when George Lucas was still in the midst of shooting STAR...
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What's new on Blu-ray and DVD this month? (April 2017)

A new month brings a wealth of new Blu-ray and DVD releases, so now's a great time to prepare and see what we have ahead of us in the month of April! You can always head to our BLU-RAY AND DVD RELEASE DATES section for a more complete list, but in this column we'll go over some of the more popular titles hitting shelves over the next 4 weeks! April 4 There's one Blu-ray...
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Lucasfilm's Doug Chiang says Vader's castle may return in future movies

Darth Vader's appearance in ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY was definitely a highlight of the film, but the Jedi previously known as Anakin Skywalker really only showed up for two scenes, the first of which took place in his castle on Mustafar. The lava planet served as the setting of Anakin's lengthy duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi in STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH and it seems that...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I am a STAR WARS apologist. In so many cases, I am...
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Orson Krennic almost met a very different fate in Rogue One

*Spoilers for ROGUE ONE below.* Alright, so I think I’m in the majority when I say I think the best scene from ROGUE ONE was where Papa Vader lights up his saber and gives a ton of rebel soldiers a personal colonoscopy. But one of many revelations about the film coming from Gary Whitta reveals Vader was almost limited to merely one kill in the original draft of the...
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Gary Whitta spills details about the original ending to Rogue One

In case I need to say it, the following will contain spoilers for ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. By now we all know about how the reshoots for ROGUE ONE reshaped a lot of the film, particularly the ending, but with so much left on the cutting room floor, if it was even shot at all, there's still plenty to discover about what could have been. Gary Whitta , who penned the...
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Gary Whitta says future Star Wars movies won't rely on legacy characters

It was certainly very exciting when it was announced that STAR WARS would be returning, but I found myself more intrigued by the reveal that in between the releases of the Skywalker saga films, we'd be getting standalone movies exploring the rest of the STAR WARS galaxy. At the time we had no idea what those standalone movies would look like or what sort of stories they'd tell,...
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Gareth Edwards on reshooting Rogue One's ending and that Darth Vader scene

Be mindful of spoilers if you haven't seen ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY yet. By now, we all know about how much went into restructuring and reshooting the latest STAR WARS film just several months before its premiere, but with the home-media release of ROGUE ONE quickly approaching, we're about to hear a whole lot more. It was the ending of ROGUE ONE which received the...
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Face-Off: Godzilla (2014) vs. King Kong (2005)

Welcome back to the Face-Off, everyone! Did you remember to set your clocks forward? Good, then that means you were probably able to catch KONG: SKULL ISLAND at an appropriate time. If so then you’re still probably craving some good giant monster carnage. This week we will offer you just that with our latest bout, the 2014 GODZILLA versus the 2005 KING KONG . Screw the eighth wonder of the...
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