The Lightsabers of Star Wars, Ranked

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When you think of Star Wars, you think of lightsabers. Sure, you think of spaceships and the Force and stuff like that too but, in terms of iconic visuals, few things in science fiction at large, let alone Star Wars, are as iconic as the lightsaber.

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All the Legendary Cosplay We Saw at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Day 1

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San Diego Comic-Con is back, baby, and the cosplay is looking bigger and better than ever. Thousands of cosplayers and fans have flocked to the San Diego Convention Center to show off their tributes to amazing shows, films, comics, and video games. And we’ve got it all right here.

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This Star Wars Short Turns the Battle of Hoth Into a Vader Rampage Worthy of Rogue One

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Darth Vader is scarier than he used to be. While he’s always been intimidating, knowing that he was once a little kid who built C-3PO hurt his threat factor. For a while. Rogue One, arguably, changed that, melding the prequel and original trilogy versions of Darth Vader into a Force-powered walking tank of terror.

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Star Wars Fans Will Love Helping the Dark Lord Achieve His Destiny in Vader Immortal

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For years, we’ve enjoyed watching Star Wars stories from the outside. And typically Star Wars in VR and AR feels more like a very cool tech demo than a full immersion into a galaxy far, far away. But with Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I, it seems like ILMxLab has crafted an untold chapter in the Star

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Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Death Star Duel Gets a Dramatic Fan Re-Imagining

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By the time Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi were reunited aboard the Death Star, both men had changed. Physically, mentally, time and the occasional dunk in a Mustafarian lava lake had rendered the two mystical warriors old, battered men, and their battle reflected it. This fan film re-interpretation imagines how…

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