Tag: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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John Williams wins Grammy for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Force was with John Williams last night at the Grammy Awards. 

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Syfy Wire’s editors pay tribute to Carrie Fisher

The effect that Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia had on us all.

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Twitter reacts to Carrie Fisher’s death

Here’s what the Twitterverse has to say about the loss of the Hollywood icon.

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Adam Driver Blames Leia and Han for Kylo Ren’s Evil Turn

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now out on DVD/Blu-Ray, with all the extras we desperately crave. To whet our appetites for behind-the-scenes goodies, Disney has already released Daisy Ridley’s audition tape. Now Disney is giving us a look at episode VII’s bad guy, Kylo Ren. Our budding Sith lord isn’t just a force for […]

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Watch Daisy Ridley Use the Force (of Her Acting Talent)

Daisy Ridley charmed us in Star Wars: The Force Awakens with her feisty determination and empathy. But before she could work her magic onscreen, she had to use the force (of her talent) on the casting directors. Thanks to Star Wars UK’s YouTube channel—which is releasing snippets of The Force Awakens bonus features—we get to […]

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Debate Club – Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith vs. The Force Awakens

Which is the better movie: Revenge of the Sith or The Force Awakens? Two Blastr writers awaken their debating skills.

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The Force Awakens in This Upcoming LEGO Game

Traveller’s Tales LEGO series are some of my favorite videogames, filled with comic mischief and adorable mini-fig versions of fandom’s best characters. And now this great game series has just become even better: Traveller’s Tales has announced that their next game will be LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which will be released on June 28, 2016. The […]

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Image of the Day: The actual Darth Vader melted helmet from Return of the Jedi

Kylo Ren has been worshipping the wrong helmet.

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Before John Boyega Betrayed The First Order, He Had A Very Different Job

Once upon a time, before Star Wars: The Force Awakens put John Boyega on the A-List, the Londoner was a struggling actor. And that means finding any work that can pay the rent between auditions. While some actors find themselves waiting tables, Boyega found himself in front of another type of camera–a camera that just […]

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Star Wars Force Band Lets You Control BB-8 with Hand Gestures

We’ve seen a lot of strange stuff. But we’ve never seen anything to make us believe that there’s one-all powerful Force controlling everything…unless it’s gravity, strong and weak nuclear forces, and electromagnetism. And now we’ve seen one all-powerful Force controlling Sphero’s adorable BB-8 toy. At CES (the Consumer Electronics Show), Sphero revealed a new wristband, […]

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