How The Empire Strikes Back Helped Shape the Look of The Dark Crystal’s Incredible Puppets

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Even as we’re just a week away from The Age of Resistance prequel series—itself a remarkable technical achievement—hitting Netflix, the puppet design and work of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal still stands as an incredible testament to practical effects. Aside from Henson and his team’s collective expertise with…

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The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals Hasbro Brought to Comic-Con

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Every San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro lifts the lid on what fans can expect from its line of toys and collectibles from the galaxy far, far away as well as the comics and movie universes of Marvel. This year is no exception, with everything from some very cute Star Wars figures to…Squirrel Girl on a moped?? Hell yeah!

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Tom Holland Still Hasn’t Seen Empire Strikes Back, Somehow

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From Lego Death Stars to name dropping those “walker-thingies,” it’s clear the Peter Parker of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a bit of a Star Wars nerd. But despite the galaxy far, far away being a recurring thread for the MCU’s Spider-Man, Tom Holland himself still hasn’t seen the iconic film his cinematic…

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Because You Can Never Have Too Many Gorgeous Star Wars Posters

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Honestly, gorgeous Star Wars art is a dime a dozen. It’s everywhere, from the original theatrical one-sheets up to the most recent limited edition offerings and more. And yet, we can’t get enough of it. It’s just so damned pleasing to look at, and these new posters by John Guydo certainly fit that bill.

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Yes, You Will Love This Hilarious Star Wars Video

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They’re two of the first words we ever learn. We use them every day and, in many cases, probably don’t even think about it. They can be used to agree to life-changing events or get out of horrible situations. They can also be used to hilarious effect when edited and counted in all 10 Star Wars movies.

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