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  • 100 Days of Star Wars Trivia – Day 92: IMAX
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    Day 92 Star Wars: The Force Awakens was shot on 35mm film with one scene filmed in IMAX format. (We’re told it will be on the planet Jakku as evidenced by the IMAX format movie images (like above)) Episode VII will take over all the large format IMAX screens in…

  • 100 Days of Star Wars – Day 93: The Revenge
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    Day 93: Code names are a common practice used in Hollywood to keep studio spies and curious fans away from sensitive film sets. Episode VI used the faux title of “Blue Harvest: Horror Beyond Imagination” while it was in production. That in turn was a tribute to Akira Kurosawa’s “Yojimbo,”…

  • 100 Days of Star Wars – Day 94: Box Office Beast
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    Day 94: Harrison Ford plays the scruffy looking nerf-herder, space smuggler, and eventual hero of the rebellion Han Solo. Ford has been the most successful of the stars from the original Star Wars trilogy. Unadjusted for inflation his worldwide box office results total over $6.5 Billion. His least successful film…

  • 100 Days of Star Wars – Day 95: Jeff Goldblum
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    Day 95: George Lucas initially saw actor Jeff Goldblum as his perfect space pirate Han Solo. Alas, Goldblum had already accepted a role in Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” and had to pass on the role. Unfortunately for Goldblum, his part in Annie Hall was cut down to just a one-line…

  • 100 Days of Star Wars: Day 96 – Funeral Pyre
    100 Days of Star Wars: Day 96 – Funeral Pyre

    Day 96: Funeral Pyre The events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” take place 30 years after “Return of the Jedi.” In the climatic Jedi lightsaber battle on the Deathstar, the Sith Lord Darth Vader redeems himself by saving his son, Luke Skywalker, from The Emperor’s dark side energy bolts…

  • 100 Days of Star Wars – Day 98: C-3PO
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    Day 98: Anthony Daniels plays both the body and the voice the golden droid C-3PO, in each of the Star Wars movies. Only Kenny Baker (R2-D2) can also claim to have worked on all seven films. Daniels has also provided the voice of C-3PO in any radio or animated series…

  • 5 Disney facts you think you know, but don’t.
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    We’ve all run into the casual Disney visitor who you overhear in queue getting all their Disney facts wrong. For instance, we often hear guests in EPCOT saying, “Okay, let’s go over to Disney World now!” Meaning, of course, the Magic Kingdom. We know they’re in Disney World even when…

  • 20 Facts about The Muppets from Mental Floss
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    Mental Floss, the YouTube channel known for its fascination with lists, turns its attention to The Muppets. They called in Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy to help list 20 facts about The Muppets that you may not know. There were definitely a few new bits of trivia in there…

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