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May the force be with us.
The first "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" trailer is here, and our prayers have been answered: Luke speaks! But he doesn't seem very optimistic. Standing inside the remote cave where he and Rey met at the...
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Skellig Michael was once home to a monastery.
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Who will the Force be with?
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Countless celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Carrie Fisher after she died on Tuesday. The 60-year-old actress suffered a heart attack on a plane from London to LAX just a few days befo...
The world lost an icon on Tuesday when news broke that actress Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60. She had been hospitalized last week after suffering a heart attack. Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd,...
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Kenny Baker, who brought R2-D2 to life in six "Star Wars" films over almost four decades has died after battling a long illness, his agent has confirmed. He was less than two weeks away from his 82nd...
The real Dexter's laboratory.
A school-going Jedi from Delhi is finally fully armed to restore galactic order after a delightful surprise from e-commerce giant Amazon. After he watched The Force Awakens, the latest in the Star War...
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The Indian Jam Project has been re-creating some of our favourite theme music and turning them desi for a while now. Right after they created an Indian version for the Harry Potter theme, they now hav...
Gaming, which a couple of years ago graduated from consoles and PCs to smartphone and tablets, is one of the top activities in the digital world. You would see many commuters playing Candy Crush or Cl...
We don't quite know yet what the story line is going to be but we have it on good record that it will feature an Indian actress. The Prime Minister of the largest democracy in the world, did, after all, stand next to Wolverine in Central Park, New York City, in 2014 and say, "May the Force be with you." That was no blooper or pleasantry. Political observers say that was a clear signal to Disney to come and "Make in India."
Cults provide order and structure to reality. They provide an unambiguous narrative. Star Wars is no different. There is the Empire and there is the Rebellion, the good guys carry the blue lightsabers and the bad guys carry the red ones. But here is the thing about cults. They all have a shelf life.
The return of Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker to the Star Wars universe after an absence of 32 years is a grand event in itself. Add to this the re-emergence of the Millennium Falcon and Solo's close confidante Chewbacca along with C-3PO and R2D2, and we have another great Stars Wars adventure in the making. Alas, The Force Awakens flatters to deceive the millions of Star Wars fans the world over.