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Why The Star Wars Prequels Look So Dated Compared To The Original Trilogy

Why The Star Wars Prequels Look So Dated Compared To The Original Trilogy

While it’s definitely popular to hate on the Star Wars prequels, not all of the vitriol of warranted. The prequels featured genius foreshadowing, some of the casting is amazing, the idea behind the overarching story is well-researched and subversive, and the creative team didn’t try to create remakes of the original trilogy (unlike other films out there). But those who hate the …

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They Blinded Us with Science

20 Films Neil deGrasse Tyson Loves (or Really Hates)

You’ve heard of America’s sweetheart and America’s pastime. Neil deGrasse Tyson is America’s astrophysicist. We love him not only because he is able to explain the most complicated matters of science in terms that the layman can easily understand, but he does so in a way that he is not speaking down to us. Tyson …

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Movies That Totally Exist in the Same Universe

So what exactly is a shared universe in film? It’s basically when unrelated movies share certain characters and exist within the same world. It combines two or more standalone films, sometimes from different writers/filmmakers. We see the concept of a shared universe in many forms of media: movies, comic books, television, and literature. All the …

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Real Stories of How Famous Actors Were “Discovered”

Show business is cutthroat. Millions of ingénues work their way out to Hollywood in order make it in the entertainment industry only to suffer rejection after rejection. But some people are lucky and get discovered totally by chance. Maybe they were simply eating a slice of pizza (Natalie Portman) or just getting out of a …

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Star Wars Has Utterly Ruined Your Idea Of How Science Works: Here's How

Star Wars Has Utterly Ruined Your Idea Of How Science Works: Here’s How

The Star Wars franchise has introduced so many fascinating ideas into the sci-fi genre’s lexicon, but it should not come as a surprise there is quite a bit of inaccurate science involved in the movies. The truth is that George Lucas never intended for his creation to be a hard science fiction series but more of a fantasy story set in space. Combining those …

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20 Famous People with Type 2 Diabetes

Unlike folks with Type 1 Diabetes, people with Type 2 Diabetes can still produce insulin. However, their bodies are resistant to the insulin produced by their pancreases. Several famous actors, musicians and athletes have Type II Diabetes. Some of these celebrities were diagnosed with diabetes when they were children, while others were diagnosed as adults. …

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