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Brand New Series “LEGO Nexo Knights” Coming To Cartoon Network UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Following on from successful airings of LEGO TV series including Hero Factory, Ninjago and Mixels plus specials focusing on licensed characters including Star Wars and Justice League, Cartoon Network UK will continue their partnership with the toy company by premiering brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights on Monday 1st February at 6pm. New episodes will […]
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Stopped By Conan’s Place Last Night

by Peter Paltridgeon January 12, 2016
Noted astronomer Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who’s become the Face of Science these days (eat it, Bill Nye) had a chat with Conan O’Briel at his desk last night. Tyson made a few pointed comments on Star Wars, accurately diagnosed the age of the CONAN moon, and sincerely discussed the time he helped Superman find Krypton […]

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The “Force Awakens” Script Clears Up A Few Things About The Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 1, 2016
Disney had to submit the screenplay for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the Writer’s Guild in order to enable it for awards consideration. In the process they had no choice but to let the public see it. While you won’t learn anything earth-shatteringly new, the script does answer a few questions some fans have […]
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“The Force Awakens” Was Nearly Called “Shadow Of The Empire”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 28, 2015
A casual Twitter conversation between a member of Lucasfilm’s story group and a few fans released a bombshell over the weekend: “The Force Awakens” wasn’t the original title for Episode VII, as it turns out. No, for a while, they were going to go with “Shadow of the Empire.” If you were a reader of […]

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Star Wars Comes To Disneyland

by Alex Beanon December 27, 2015
You thought “Star Wars” was big? Well, it is…but it is even bigger than you may have thought as it will change the theme park of its parent company. Disneyland announced that “Star Wars”-themed changes will be coming to its flagship theme park, Disneyland in Anaheim, California, beginning next month. Specifically, a new “Star Wars”-themed […]
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Highlights From Conan’s Big Fat Star Wars Episode

by Peter Paltridgeon December 18, 2015
Did you miss Conan O’Brien’s big loudly-hyped Star Wars episode, featuring much of the main cast from the new movie (you know the title by now), its producers and its director, JJ Abrams? Gathered here are over a dozen clips of the best moments from the episode, chosen by Team CoCo (embedding wasn’t allowed, so […]

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Review: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – Awake But Half Asleep

by Grant Whiteon December 18, 2015
When I reviewed the two season premieres for Rebels, I commented that I’ve generally been happy with Disney’s treatment of the franchise. However, I should clarify this was mostly approval of how they were handling the television side of things. Their plans for cinema have caused doubt in my mind, mostly for two major reasons. […]
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Whet Your Space-Epic Appetite With These Star Wars: The Force Awakens Featurettes

by Peter Paltridgeon December 18, 2015
Currently standing in a 5,000-foot-long line for Star Wars tickets and staring at your phone dumbly? Or just can’t make the first screening in your area due to life taking a higher priority? (And you call yourself a fan….) Not everyone is going to be able to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens the day […]

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What Do The Critics Think Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

by Peter Paltridgeon December 16, 2015
Those of us who remember the overblown hype surrounding The Phantom Menace back in 1999 may feel an uneasy sense of deja vu when remembering how severely all those hopes were shattered, and how unsettlingly similar the hype over Episode VII seems now. Well, the movie has had its big Hollywood premiere, the review embargo […]
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Conan O’Brien Settles Who Shot First In “Star Wars”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 8, 2015
Last night Conan announced that his December 17 show — which happens to be the day Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters nationwide — would guest-star JJ Abrams and the entire cast of the movie. To make the occasion of this announcement, Conan brought out a secret video from George Lucas himself (well, […]