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Mark Hamill has confirmed via his personal Twitter account that director George Lucas originally requested a specific Daffy Duck cartoon to play before every screening of the original Star Wars movie. The cartoon in question? The iconic space adventure parody Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century. According to Hamill and other sources, Lucas made this request as “an icebreaker
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Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA, a new feature-length documentary exclusive to Paramount+, has received its first trailer at today’s virtual First Contact Day celebration. The documentary explores how Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols was critical in NASA’s decision to begin recruiting women and people of color in the late 1970s and
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Outriders developers used the game’s official Twitter account to promise to explain everything that went wrong with the game’s launch, once all the major bugs have been fixed. Despite its initial popularity, Outriders has been plagued with connectivity issues that prevent players from joining sessions, a big issue in a game built around the idea
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Marvel Studios kicks off this week with the release of new images from Loki in addition to a brand new trailer. Like the trailer, the new images feature key players from the upcoming Marvel Disney+ show: Owen Wilson as Mobius M. Mobius, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Judge Renslayer and Wunmi Mosaku as Hunter B-15. Of course, the two great shots of Tom Hiddleston as Loki, too, including
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This year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards are officially behind us, and the list of winners was full of delightful predictability but also a few welcome surprises. Something you can usually rely on is the fact that those nominees who end up taking home a SAG Award are typically the favorites to win the Academy Award as
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With the Oscar-wining animated classic Rango celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, I recently conducted an extended interview with director Gore Verbinski about the making of his first animated film. If you haven’t seen this brilliant movie, Rango is a computer-animated Western about a pet chameleon who ends up becoming the sheriff of a town
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Godzilla vs. Kong continues to shatter pandemic-era box office records with an impressive opening weekend in theaters, this time domestically. After exceeding expectations overseas, our favorite monsters premiered in the U.S. to support movie theaters all over the country, which are still recovering from the pandemic and dealing with a reduced public. Godzilla vs. Kong snatched a new record
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[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Season 1, Episode 3, “Power Broker.”] From film one, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been interested in muckraking, in cutting the kid-friendly superhero genre with snarky humor, geopolitical dissections and emotionally complex conflicts. But it’s still been interested in being “kid-friendly,” as
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