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An influence on Star Wars, The Hidden Fortress is Kurosawa's most fun film

When Star Wars fans start researching the movie's origins, one of the first things they discover is that George Lucas was heavily influenced by Akira Kurosawa's 1958 adventure The Hidden Fortress.
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May the Force be with them

A couple celebrate their wedding with a ceremony inspired by Star Wars and Harry Potter.
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Inside the Ultimate Star Wars Tournament

A look at the past, present and future of the This is Madness Character Tournament.
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Billy Dee Williams on Dancing with the Stars

While other contestants just had music, the celebrity brought some friends from Star Wars
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San Diego Comic-Con to feature first ever fashion show

Her Universe will be presenting a full-scale "geek couture" design competition, with winning designs to be featured at this year's San Diego Comic-Con.
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Ace of cakes R2-D2 cake

A life-size R2-D2 cake made by Ace of Cakes was the centerpiece at a lavish Bay Area wedding.
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How KCET helped destroy Alderaan

KCET's Broadcast Operations Coordinator looks back at some interesting moments and events during the station's 50 years on the air.
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R2-D2: Star Wars' Real Hero

A look into why R2-D2 is the most underrated hero in movie history.
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Petition to name soundstage after Return of the Jedi director

With the recent announcement of Pinewood Studios' decision to build a new studio in Cardiff, a petition has been started to have one of those stages named after the director of Return of the Jedi.
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11 Unforgettable Star Wars Moments

What is it about A New Hope that catapulted it to beyond iconic status?