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Star Wars in 3D!

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

I often rail against 3D conversions (and the entire 3D fad in general) , but the chance to see Star Wars on the big screen again, in any format, is terribly exciting news.

Chicago Comic Con Preview: Shatner, Star Wars And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Get out your Admiral Ackbar masks and dust off your Klingon dictionaries, Chicago: the Comic Con is coming to town this weekend. The biggest name to ...

Jon Stewart and George Lucas, Together Again

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Jon Stewart is clearly a bigger Star Wars fan than he lets on. His recent interview with Star Wars creator George Lucas was entertaining and hilarious.

The End of Star Tours

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

The second week of January in 1987 was perhaps one of the most formative weeks of fandom in my entire life. It was the opening weekend of Star Tours at Disneyland. Star Tours is closing and a new 3D version of the ride will be opening in 2011.

HuffPost Review: Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's disappointing that Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel isn't a better movie. Not that it's a bad one. But, were cable standards a little less skittish, it would fit right in on the Biography channel.

'Wall Street 2' Cannes Premiere: Shia, Michael, Carey, Salma, Benicio, Brolin & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' had its world premiere in Cannes Friday, and the red carpet was overflowing. Below are some of the celebs, includin...

How Spielberg and Lucas Caught The Surfing Bug | Mike Fleming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When freak waves recently soaked the beach at Cannes, nobody was as happy among the incoming festival crowd as Sam George, who with Greg MacGillivray ...

Kitsch With Quality: The Best '50s Sci-Fi Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Science fiction movies are like that food you don't eat much but sometimes find yourself in the mood for. Dated as some of these titles are, they're still great fun for those partial to the genre, or game to get acquainted with it.

Why Avatar Should Win Best Picture

Kit Gallant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kit Gallant

Avatar should win best picture because such a victory would underscore the vital need for our powerfully self-centered political culture to appreciate other states', cultures', and societies', points of view..

Darth Vader Rings Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Some might find Darth Vader's presence on Wall Street today an ominous sign, but there he was with a group of Storm Troopers to ring the opening bell ...

Con Games: Bury My Avatar at Wounded Knee

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Conniff

Avatar was much better than good. Cameron has now set the bar so high that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas will spend the rest of their careers trying to reach the planet Pandora.

ReelzChannel: The Top Ten "Oh, Come On" Moments in Sci-Fi Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Any science-fiction movie is predicated at least a little on the suspension of disbelief. But then there are points where what we're presented with so...

Dumpster Diving: Deleted Scenes That Should Have Stayed in the Final Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you had a scene that explained away a massive plot hole, wouldn't you keep it in the final film? Stephen Norrington felt otherwise, leaving this breakthrough Marvel-adaptation Blade with a major storytelling gap.

Seth MacFarlane On The "Family Guy" "Star Wars" Parody | Scott Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane, 36, created "Family Guy," Fox's animated sitcom, which this year became the first cartoon series nominated for a prime-time Emmy sinc...

George Lucas On The Daily Show With His New "Doorstop" Book (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

George Lucas, beloved creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, was on the Daily Show last night with Jon Stewart to talk about the new b...

Review: Carrie Fisher Drinks Her Way to Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James Sims

How does a famous person cope with a litany of personal disasters and addictions? They do what every other actor seems busy with these days -- put on a one-person show.

Interview with Alan Dean Foster, Author of Terminator Salvation: The Official Movie Novelization

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

You have to have a script to work with in order to do the novelization. An outline would be horribly inadequate. You also hope for supplementary materials.

"The Cove": An Eco-Documentary On The Dolphin Slaughter Of Taiji, Japan (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Directed by National Geographic photographer Louis Psihoyos, inspired by expert dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, and produced by the Oceanic Preservation ...

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.

AFI Pretends Again to Honor Hollywood

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

If the AFI is going to honor lifetime achievement in film, they should do so. For starters, how about Neil Simon? He's one of the few screenwriters whose name the public actually recognizes.

Star Trek's New Coming-of-Age Saga for Generation O

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Star Trek's message, focusing on a future of diversity, teamwork, and technology, appropriately used -- is especially attuned to the Obama era.

"Word Cloud" - Your Brain On CNN!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

CNN Vice President Bohrman, do you truly believe we viewers are dumb enough to accept a bizarre word scramble as the thesis of a literate and clear thinking President?

Rubbernecking: Ten Reality TV Shows I'd Like To See

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Real Housewives of El Dorado, Texas in which five sister-wives bring up a bunch of teenage kids at Yearning for Zion Ranch.

Star Wars Musical Experience Debuting In London

E! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

George Lucas has signed off on Star Wars: A Musical Journey, a two-hour live musical event featuring John Williams' Oscar-winning score. Premiering n...

Yes Virginia, There is a Star Wars Holiday Special

Donald Liebenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Donald Liebenson

On Nov. 17, 1978, the Star Wars universe was rocked by a disturbance in the Force more calamitous than the destruction of Alderon. It was The Star Wars Holiday Special