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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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s Most Triumphant Moment Still Rules in Lego Form

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There are many incredible moments in Into the Spider-Verse. My personal answer? All of it. It’s just…all of it. But even among the most incredible bits, the moment Miles takes his leap of faith and swings high is the ultimate—and it’s just as good whether it’s in the film’s incredible animation style or in Lego.

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This Bleak Star Wars Fan Film Takes Hamlet to Tatooine

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The quintessential concern of Shakespeare’s Hamlet is moral paralysis. Is what I’m doing meaningful? Does my life have any meaning? In one of the most famous soliloquies of all time, Hamlet considers this question with poetic precision—to be, or not to be?

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This Stylish Cowboy Bebop Fan Film Kicks Ass

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Cowboy Bebop is one of the best animes of all time, and it’s all about mood. There’s a sheen of style, a slick jazzy vibe, that runs through the whole thing that makes it work. The only way to adapt Cowboy Bebop is to get that tone right, and this fan film nails it.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/this-stylish-cowboy-bebop-fan-film-kicks-ass-1831529024

This Dark Star Wars Fan Film Perfectly Captures the Feel of Darth Vader’s World

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“Vader Episode 1: Shards of the Past” is the first installment in a fan film series by the Star Wars Theory YouTube channel, and it’s a good ‘un. Taking place in the early months of the Empire—after the full fall of the Republic but before the Clones were replaced with cheaper Stormtroopers—the film focuses on Darth…

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This Spectacular Trailer Supercut Celebrates a Year of Film Magic

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There’s no denying 2018 gave us a lot of great films—but it was also about teasing those great films. In a world where promoting a movie can be almost as important as the movie itself, one supercut gives us a fantastic breakdown of the moments that shook us, broke up, and perhaps even brought us to life.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/this-spectacular-trailer-supercut-celebrates-a-year-of-1831098507