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Star Wars is a science fiction franchise set in a universe far far away.

A Tale of Two Star Wars

M Alan Kazlev
in Entertainment

The teaser trailer for the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, slated for release on December this year, was quite underwhelming. A large part of the two minute trailer was either black screen or Luc...

Greatest Science Fiction One-on-One Battles Ever...and Their Spoofs!

Matt Cates
in Entertainment

When they engaged me to do a piece on Greatest Science Fiction Battles, I was not only honored but sweaty with fear. I eyeballed my anxiety meds, but knew that wasn't the answer. Rather, I asked for a...

Science Fiction as Modern Myth-Telling

M Alan Kazlev
in Culture

When I was a kid, I used to be enthralled by reruns of those Ray Harryhausen Sword and Sandal epics like Jason and the Argonauts and Sinbad, which featured a fearless hero embarking on a quest and fig...

Weirdest Characters in 'Star Wars Legends' Canon

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

With Star Wars: The Last Jedi fast approaching, it is clear that the Star Wars universe will be expanding and growing in the next years to come. However, for many growing up in the 80s and 90s in the ...

New 'Star Wars' Trailer 'The Last Jedi' Is Released

Natasha Sydor
in Entertainment

Star Wars fans have been anticipating the release of the new The Last Jedi trailer since the rolling credits of The Force Awakens appeared on the big screen. Unfortunately, Disney took their time and ...

'Star Wars' the First Draft - What Could Have Been

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

When George Lucas set out to create Star Wars, he thought up a fantastic world that drew from the stories he read as a child and growing up. Flash Gordon. Buck Rodgers. All with the maturity and compl...

Star Wars Rogue One Delivers Original Story But Disconnected Characters Keeps You From Caring

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

For the first time in the five Star Wars prequels and sequels that followed the original Trilogy, the franchise has not completely embarrassed itself. Unfortunately, Star Wars Rogue One still falls a ...

The Future of Star Wars

Eli Sanza
in Entertainment

I'm the kind of Star Wars fan who will watch all the movies, watch all the TV shows, read all the books and play all the video games. Even the less popular entries like Attack of the Clones bring a sm...

The No-Kidding Coolest Planets in Science Fiction

Matt Cates
in Entertainment

Warning: This list of coolest science fiction planets will probably offend someone. Odds are 99-to-1 I left off someone’s favorite fiction world, so sorry ‘bout that but please keep the hate to a mini...

15 Characters Han Solo Met in 'Star Wars Legends Canon' (Even if He Didn't Need to)

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

Han Solo remains the most popular character in the Star Wars saga, so much so that Disney is funding a film all about Han Solo's life before A New Hope. This isn't the first time, of course, that Han ...

Signals From Aliens?

Sarah McDaniel
in Science

For years, scientists have studied the possibility of extraterrestrial life with no success, but has proof just fallen into our laps? Newly published research suggests we just may not be alone out her...

'Star Wars The Force Awakens' Put Me to Sleep

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

When I went to see Star Wars 7 last year, the reviews and commentary on Facebook overwhelmingly positive. Nonetheless, I still entered with a significant degree of restraint given the catastrophe of t...

Most Unnecessary 'Star Wars' Gifts Every Fan Needs

James Lizowski
in Buyer’s Guide

These are the gifts you're looking for. Some Star Wars gifts may seem unnecessary to those who aren't true fans, but every real Jedi needs these items. The best unnecessary Star Wars gifts will please...

'Star Wars' Inspired Winter Clothing

Stephen Hamilton
in Buyer’s Guide

Why wear the same old thing when you can deck yourself out in Star Wars inspired winter clothing? Ditch the gray scarf, itchy sweater, and that old, ratty long sleeve shirt for something Luke and Leia...

10 Top Sci-Fi Film Firearms

Scott Snowden
in Entertainment

Regardless of whether you're chasing zombies or xenomorphs, replicants or rebel scum, you'll benefit from a good blaster at your side.

Best 'Star Wars' Board Games

James Lizowski
in Buyer’s Guide

Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the original trilogy, have caught the Star Wars bug after the release of A New Hope and Rogue One, or even have a soft spot for the prequels, we’re sure that the best ...