The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars

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Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and expanded the…

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Star Wars’ 3-Year Box Office Hiatus Could Be Just What the Franchise Needs

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Yesterday, Disney announced a fully armed and operational movie slate, bolstered by its recently formalized acquisition of Fox. But the news brought with it a bit of a bombshell for Star Wars fans: new films are coming, but they won’t start coming until 2022, three years after The Rise of Skywalker. And that’s…

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The Battle Rages On in the First Full Trailer for Clone Wars’ Return

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Their journey didn’t quite end the way we wanted it to. It didn’t quite end the way perhaps even Lucasfilm had wanted it to, considering there were plans for plenty more stories to tell. But now, six years after it concluded, the Clone Wars animated series is back to tell Anakin, Ahsoka, and Obi-Wan’s tales once more!

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‘Exquisite Pajamas’

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Video games are, occasionally, very silly. Star Wars is also, perhaps a little more than occasionally, very silly. Sometimes the confluence of these two entities being brought together creates a level of profound silliness that is truly incredible.

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