Most Popular Baby Names Anakin

American parents are increasingly naming their kids after Darth Vader

By on August 25, 2015 at 11:20 PM.

American parents are increasingly naming their kids after Darth Vader

OK, nerdy parents — this time you may have gone too far. Per Entertainment Weekly, it seems that the name “Anakin” last year climbed into the top 1,000 baby names among American newborns. According to the official list of popular baby names generated by the Social Security Administration, 218 newborns were named Anakin last year, which makes the name as popular as Emmet, Baylor and Judson. Overall Anakin was the 957th most popular name in the U.S. last year after ranking 1,234th in 2013. More →

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Star Wars Canon Timeline Graphic

This is the entire Star Wars canon timeline, from ‘The Phantom Menace’ to ‘Episode IX’

By on August 21, 2015 at 2:50 PM.

This is the entire Star Wars canon timeline, from ‘The Phantom Menace’ to ‘Episode IX’

When Lucasfilm decided to reboot the Star Wars film franchise, the Expanded Universe was decimated in its wake. Dozens of books, games and comics that many fans had accepted as canon were suddenly struck from the timeline, leaving only the movies and a few select projects as official relics of Star Wars lore. More →

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Star Wars Anthology Han Solo

Everything you need to know about the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo spinoff movie

By on August 14, 2015 at 12:19 PM.

Everything you need to know about the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo spinoff movie

Althought Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the movie on everyone’s mind at the moment, it’s only one of several entries into the Star Wars film canon we’ll see in the coming years. There will be two more sequels directly following the original trilogy and a set of anthology films focusing on characters and events outside of the main story.

One of those anthology films will focus exclusively on a younger Han Solo, giving us more backstory for one of the most popular characters in the Star Wars universe.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens New Photos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: 12 new photos from the set

By on August 12, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: 12 new photos from the set

Earlier this week, Star Wars fans got excited over a second of unseen footage that appeared in a new trailer for the upcoming sequel. It might sound small, but for a movie being kept as close to the vest as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it was a big deal.

On Wednesday, fans were treated to another surprise when Entertainment Weekly unveiled 12 new photos from the set of the film to go along with its cover story. More →

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer offers a morsel of never-before-seen footage

By on August 10, 2015 at 2:35 PM.

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer offers a morsel of never-before-seen footage

It’s been nearly four months since the second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit YouTube. For fans of the series, it has been an excruciating wait as J.J. Abrams and the cast trickle out bits and pieces of information regarding one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the decade, which is why two seconds of new footage is enough to deserve a post of its own. More →

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Simon Pegg Ranks Star Wars Movies

Watch Simon Pegg rank all six Star Wars movies in under a minute

By on August 3, 2015 at 11:00 PM.

Watch Simon Pegg rank all six Star Wars movies in under a minute

Actor Simon Pegg will be appearing in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and he was recently asked by MTV to rank every single Star Wars movie that’s come before it. As a bonafide Star Wars fan, Pegg had no problem ranking the all six movies from worst to best in just under 60 seconds, as you’ll see in the video below. More →

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Star Wars Episode VIII Benicio Darth Toro

Benicio Darth Toro? Acclaimed actor may play main villain in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

By on July 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

Benicio Darth Toro? Acclaimed actor may play main villain in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

A brand new Star Wars movie is coming out this year, but The Force Awakens is only the beginning. Disney and Lucasfilm are reportedly casting for the eighth film in the saga, which will be launched in 2017, and Benicio Del Toro might play the villain in the upcoming sequel. More →

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Lego Set

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Lego sets offer hints about what we’ll see in the movie

By on July 16, 2015 at 2:04 PM.

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Lego sets offer hints about what we’ll see in the movie

The seventh Star Wars movie is not here yet, but Lego has already completed two new sets that feature elements from The Force Awakens that reveal new details about the new ships we’ll see in the movie and even some new characters. More →

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Star Wars Battleships Crash Earth

What If Star Wars Battleships Crashed on Earth?

By on June 29, 2015 at 8:10 AM.

What If Star Wars Battleships Crashed on Earth?

Imagine for a second that we lived at the same time as the events that took place in Star Wars. And then imagine that regardless of the side we’d be on, we lived in a region of the universe that saw plenty of combat. If that were the case, some of the amazing Star Wars battleships that fans love so much might land (and crash-land) on our planet on a rather regular basis. More →

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Star Wars Prequel Edit Video

Fan edits all three Star Wars prequels into a single two-hour movie that’s better than the originals

By on June 22, 2015 at 9:20 AM.

Fan edits all three Star Wars prequels into a single two-hour movie that’s better than the originals

We’ve always said that the Star Wars prequels could have worked if they’d been condensed into a single film about the downfall of young Anakin Skywalker and now one fan has created a new video that proves us right.

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Star Wars Han Solo Greedo Shot First

Newfound copy of original Star Wars script settles one of the biggest Han Solo debates ever

By on June 11, 2015 at 2:41 PM.

Newfound copy of original Star Wars script settles one of the biggest Han Solo debates ever

Warning: spoilers ahead! Those of you who somehow managed not to see Star Wars yet are in for some amazing surprises. And for longtime fans, this will settle once and for all one of your biggest debates. More →

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