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Fans have been given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Harrison Ford, who plays space smuggler Solo, last appeared in a Star Wars film more than 30 years ago when Return of the Jedi was.
STAR WARS: Battlefront Unleashed at Fan Convention
The Force isnt merely awakening on the big screen. Its also returning to the video game realm.
Star Wars inspires mobile holograms
3D holograms could soon be coming to your mobile phone. Inspired by the famous Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars, a U.S. company is showcasing a prototype display at the Mobile World Congress at Barcelona and says it could be used for real-time video calls. Ivor Bennett reports
First Star Wars: Battlefront Details Emerge - Kotaku
The third Star Wars Battlefront will be out on November 17 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Itll take place during the original film trilogy and let people play as iconic characters like Boba Fett and Darth Vader, according to an AP��.
STAR WARS snowspeeder drone protects the Rebels in France
A French maker is back with another one of his awesome Star Wars drones. His latest is fashioned after a Rebel snowspeeder on a mission to protect the Rebel base in southern France.
Star Wars Battlefront Looks Cool, But Im Not Ready To Get.
Star Wars fans are easy marks. Its one of our kinds more endearing qualities, even while it tends to leave us vulnerable to being exploited. And we have been exploited, even by, perhaps accidentally, the man who created��.
Disney Releasing Digital Star Wars Collection
The Force can now be streamed.
U.S. Expects Limited Help
Japanese participation in the research on an American anti-missile program may offer the Pentagon access to a host of technologies in leading-edge computer designs, semiconductors and artificial intelligence programming software that could speed the development of a space-based defense against nuclear attack, experts said yesterday. But at the same time, American Defense Department officials and industry analysts expressed sharp doubts that Japans electronics giants would prove willing to contribute their most advanced technologies to the project, for fear of revealing too much to American competitors. And some Pentagon officials say they are very reluctant to entrust key classified elements of the Star Wars development to Japanese industry, which is closely monitored by the Soviet Union.
Director J.J. Abrams shows off Apple Watch onstage at Star.
During a promotional stop for Disneys upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams flashed what appears to be a stainless steel Apple Watch during a panel discussion at the Star Wars Celebration in��.
Star Wars Battles School Reading Slump
WHITE PLAINS, Nov. 22--Many of the students who passed Thomas Eatons eighth-grade reading class at Highlands School last week were puzzled by the activities in Room 109.. Highlands School in White Plains, NY, is using 15-minute film strip of Star Wars as part of remedial reading program (M)
5 revelations from the Carrie Fisher QandA at STAR WARS Celebration
At Anaheims Star Wars Celebration Thursday, Carrie Fisher teased details about Princess Leias franchise reappearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens this Christmas. No, she wont be wearing her famous hair buns nor that metal bikini from Return of.
Can the Makers of Star Wars Do It Again?
LONDON After Star Wars became the biggest money-maker in movie history in 1977, Hollywood rediscovered the drawing power of science fiction.. David Lewin article on sequel being made to film Star Wars; producers are Gary Kurtz and George Lucas; illus (M)
Star Wars: Episode VII trailer 2 - Business Insider
VIDEO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be released December 18.
You saw the Star Wars teaser���but what about this upcoming blockbuster?
OK, yes, Old Han Solo and Chewie are back on the Millennium Falcon and Old Luke is bequeathing lightsabers and force powers left and right���its great that we elder nerds might finally get the Star Wars sequels that weve lusted after since we were kids.
92 GOAL IN DOUBT
LEAD: Facing a research budget substantially smaller than they had envisioned, officials in charge of President Reagans program to develop a Star Wars missile defense system say they are planning sharp cutbacks and delays of up to two years in key experiments and development projects.
First, Sort Out Myths
Before we proceed further with the Strategic Defense Initiative, we must make an effort to sort out the myths - the appealing vision presented by the Administration - from the sobering realities. Myth: The initiative will provide defensive technologies that render nuclear missiles impotent and obsolete. Its goals are to move us away from the doctrine of mutual assured destruction and to begin a transition to a nuclear-free world. Reality: The national security adviser, Robert C. McFarlane, has admitted that any defensive system will be less than perfect, and, according to Secretary of State George P. Shultz, we will have to rely on the threat of nuclear retaliation for many years to come. Supporters of the initiative stress that it will enhance deterrence by defending land-based missile silos. But even if military targets are made less vulnerable, our cities will remain hostage.
Matthew McConaughey Reacts to the New Star Wars Teaser
Unsurprisingly, the new Star Wars Episode VII teaser that dropped yesterday gave the Internet all the feels. Some professed to being so excited that they almost punched co-workers, others confessed tears of joy. Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey.
LONG DELAYS SEEN
LEAD: A panel of the nations leading physicists will report Thursday that so many breakthroughs are required to develop laser and particle beam weapons for the proposed Star Wars anti-missile system that it will take a decade or more of intensive research just to determine whether the job can be done.
PUTTING INDUSTRY EVEN FURTHER BEHIND
IN the 1984 election, Ronald Reagan thrashed the Democrats for their flirtations with industrial policy. Today, he and his many supporters in the military industry are eagerly pushing the nation toward its grandest experiment yet in industrial planning - the Strategic Defense Initiative, popularly known as Star Wars. Unlike the Democratic versions, however, this policy will exacerbate our problems in international competition by diverting scarce resources and prized technical talent into arcane areas of research that lack commercial potential. As Hans Peter Durr, director of the Werner Heisenberg Institute for Physics in Munich, West Germany, has pointed out, the ability to forge a sword may be useful for making plowshares - but do we need the ability to burn holes in metal at a range of 1,800 miles? As the largest military venture ever proposed, S.D.I. is not just another weapons program. It will cost $32 billion for research alone between 1985 and 1989 - more than both the research and production costs for major programs such as the MX missile and B-1 bomber. According to our analysis at the Council on Economic Priorities, actual deployment of a strategic defense system could cost between $400 billion and $800 billion.
George Lucas reacts to STAR WARS trailer as Stephen Colbert says he never.
Stephen Colberts 13-year-old dreams have come true. The 50-year-old white-bearded comedian, who will soon replace David Letterman on the ���Late Show��� after nearly 22 years, sat down with ���Star Wars��� creator George Lucas during the Tribeca Film .
Star Wars Trailer with Legos - Business Insider
Someone has already recreated the Star Wars trailer with L.. Watch the original Luke Skywalker, R2-D2 and Princess Leia take the stage at the Star Wars Celebration event��.
Bob Igers surprising contribution to the Star Wars empire
Iger, whose media empire bought Star Wars creator Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in 2012, kept a low profile at the bi-annual gathering of the space sagas hard-core fans. But he was sitting right in the front row of the massive convention center.
Twitter rolls out BB-8, other STAR WARS emoji - CNET
To celebrate the upcoming release of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, Twitter debuts three Star Wars emoji. Because what tweet wouldnt benefit from a cute rolling droid?
LOOK: All 32 NFL helmets get an awesome STAR WARS redesign
Now that Im thinking about it, maybe every NFL team should just go Star Wars. That probably wont happen, but if the NFL decides to have a Star Wars day this year, none of the 32 teams will have to redesign their helmet because someone already took.
Colbert and Lucas on STAR WARS, Late-Night TV and.
Mr. Lucas is no longer involved in the ���Star Wars��� franchise ��� he sold Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012 ��� and spoke only a little about the forthcoming installment, saying, ���I hope its successful, I hope they do a great job.��� (When��.
Your Dog Is Not That Cute
LISTEN, its not personal. Im totally fine with you running a combo boot camp-yoga class in the park around the corner from my house. Not that Im tempted to join the class. The idea of someone yelling, Crawl faster, while I scramble on all fours through grass that I know for a fact gets fertilized hourly by a gaggle of obese geese, holds zero appeal. But maybe thats just me. The problem is that you bring your dog to your class and you let him run off-leash. That would still be O.K., except that when I ask you to please leash your dog because if you dont my leashed dog will yank so hard he will dislocate my shoulder, you ignore me.
An Animated Force
“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” comes as something of a surprise: it isn’t the most painful movie of the year!
The New Star Wars Droid Is Not CGI ��� So How Does It Work?
For a droid enthusiast like myself, one of the best parts of the new Star Wars trailers has been the new little astromech droid, the ball-like BB-8. Ive speculated about how that design could work before, but in the context of��.
‘Star Wars Trailer Is Unveiled for Ecstatic Fans
. The reaction at the Anaheim, Calif., convention center was nothing short of bone-rattling.
Star Wars Trailer Is Unveiled for Ecstatic Fans - NYTimes.com
Most fan conventions are known for high hysterics, but the reaction to the debut of the second ���Star Wars: Episode VII ��� The Force Awakens��� teaser trailer here on Thursday was nothing less than bone rattling. The second��.
The Empire Has A Whole New Name In Star Wars Episode VII
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, its been a long time since Return of the Jedi, and a lot has changed. And one of the changes we havent heard about yet? The Empires new name. Turns out the Empire and the Rebels are��.
Star Wars Celebration: Emperor Palpatine actor Ian McDiarmid recalls Return.
Granted, McDiarmid played the most purely evil character in the entire ���Star Wars��� universe: Emperor Palpatine, the gravelly voiced Sith lord who corrupted Jedi knight Anakin Skywalker and turned him to the dark side of the Force. But at a love-fest.
You can fly in an R2-D2 Star Wars-themed jet this year
There are several months to go before the premiere of The Force Awakens, but you could experience a droid-based flight before then. by Eric Mack · @ericcmack; April 17, 2015 8:04 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
WASHINGTON - Space, according to the experts, is the next battlefield. It will be an arena for laser death rays, orbiting battle stations, and heroic acts. Yet the vision holds a flaw, one carefully brushed aside by those in the defense industry and the military who are pushing for exotic new arsenals. The weapons could be knocked out of action by a single nuclear blast in outer space.
Such a blast would instantly set up an electric pulse of up to a million volts in hundreds of satellites and battle stations, zapping their solid-state circuits, and replacing the Pentagons heady vision of valor in space with the dreary reality of a nuclear junkyard. The chaos is easy to produce. A Soviet two-megaton warhead, detonated just outside the Earths atmosphere, would set up a damaging pulse in spacecraft as far away as geosynchronous orbit, the point 23,000 miles above the Earth where satellites hang motionless. The effects of a larger bomb would reach further.
‘Star Wars Movies Will Be Available at Digital Stores Like Amazon and iTunes
. Disney and 20th Century Fox said that the six movies – “Star Wars,” “Return of the Jedi,” “The Empire Strikes Back,” “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith” — would arrive online worldwide on April 10.
Patriots Helmet, Logo Redesigned As Jedis For NFL Star Wars Makeover (Photo)
While the sight of the New England Patriots head coach and his team might conjure thoughts of the ���Imperial March,��� one devoted ���Star Wars��� fan and designer sees the Patriots more along the lines of the good guys. Or, at the very least, he saw the.
STAR WARS: Battlefront banner leaks from STAR WARS Convention
EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the games main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EAs booth. Here it is: Lots of��.
The New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Has Arrived
Star Wars fans, rejoice. In addition to some fun new emoji released on Twitter today, the new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens flick has arrived ��� and it is awesome. Stormtrooper action? Check. The new��.
Star Wars Back With An Ad Blitz; Merchandising Tie-in Profitable
Since its release on May 25, 1977, the motion picture Star Wars has grossed more than $221 million at the box office, more than any other film in history. Nevertheless, the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation has unleashed.. repts decline in June qr profits to $20.3 million (S)
The Coolest Cosplay from STAR WARS Celebration 2015
���Its time to put on makeup/Its time to dress up right/Its time to raise the curtain on the Empire Show tonight!��� Unless youve been trapped in a Death Star garbage compactor all week, you probably know that Star Wars Celebration is happening right.
Star Wars Celebration: Rebels Season 2 Has the Lightsaber Duel Youve Been.
A new poster for Star Wars Rebels Season 2 has been revealed, and lets just say the two duking it out against the images starry backdrop will leave your jaw on the floor. Give it a look below, but only if you dont mind learning of a surprise or two.
From American Graffiti To Outer Space
Right now, Im contemplating retirement, said George Lucas. A polite laugh seemed the best answer. With the dazzling success of American Graffiti, his comic and touching portrait of 50s teen-alters, still fresh in everyones mind, and in the middle of shooting Star Wars, a $6.5 million space-adventure spectacular for Twentieth Century-Fox, the idea of one of Americas hottest directors renouncing fame and fortune at 32 sounded well, whimsical.. Star Wars (Movie): Dir George Lucas int; illus
Julian Edelmans STAR WARS Patriots Trailer Is A Tour De Force
Edelman the Internet movie star returned with a flourish Friday. In the wake of a new teaser trailer for ���Star Wars: The Force Awakens,��� Edelman posted a fantastic parody video, ���Star Pats,��� to his YouTube page.
Julian Edelmans STAR WARS Patriots Trailer Is A Tour De Force (Video)
Julian Edelmans rise to fame on the field is well-documented, but the New England Patriots wide receiver has been building presence off the field as well with YouTube gems like ���Growing Pats.��� Edelman the Internet movie star returned with a flourish.
Star Wars: Battlefront will not use Battlelog after all
Star Wars: Battlefront Assistant Producer Jesper Nielsen has confirmed that, in spite of what you may have heard elsewhere, the game will not make use of the multiplayer portal Battlelog. The initial claim seems to have come from Game Rant, which said.
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Adorable new Star Wars droid proves its not CGI - Engadget
When the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released, the internet lost its collective mind. Not only were people up in arms over the fact that a stormtrooper could be *gasp* black, but also nobody could believe��.
UPDATE: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Posters.
Ahead of the release of a new trailer later today, three awesome promo posters for Star Wars: The Force Awakens have surfaced which give us our best look yet at the mysterious villain Kylo Ren as well as some of the��.
Julian Edelman made a mashup Patriots-Star Wars trailer
OK, technically, we dont know whether Edelman actually MADE this trailer, but he did post it on his personal YouTube account, so anything is possible! By the way, if youre the one person who hasnt seen the new Star Wars trailer yet, here you go.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Unaired Bad Batch Episodes Screen at Celebration
By Eric GoldmanAt Star Wars Celebration today, Dave Filoni introduced a premiere screening for a never finished or released story arc from Star Wars: The Clone Wars ��� ���Bad Batch.��� All four episodes of the storyline were shown, though in their.
Star Wars Set for Radio
LOS ANGELES, April 29 Star Wars, the biggest moneymaker in movie history, will become a radio series in a co-production of National Public Radio and the BBC.. Star Wars (Radio Program): National Public Radio and BBC will produce radio series based on Star Wars movie; Southern California Univ radio station KUSC-FM will produce at least 13 episodes (S)