11 of the Funniest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Memes

Love Star Wars? Like memes? So do we. Here’s a roundup of 11 of the funniest Star Wars: The Force Awakens memes we could find.

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Happy Birthday to George Lucas!

Lucas could have played it safe by sticking with comedy and drama, but instead chose to bank his critical and popular acclaim on a daring production: a space opera starring a cast of young unknowns. Inspired by an eclectic mix of interests from short serials like Buck Rogers to the mythological writings of scholar Joseph Campbell, 1977’s Star Wars seemed like a longshot, even for an established director, no less a young and hungry maverick from California.

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‘Star Wars’ Composer John Williams to Receive American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award

Williams’ storied career as the composer behind many of the greatest American films and television series of all time boasts more than 150 credits across seven decades. Whether epic in scale, jazz-infused, or intimate and personal, his music has helped define over half a century of the motion picture medium. Three of Williams’ scores landed on AFI’s 100 Years of Film Scores — a list of the 25 greatest American film scores of all time — including the unforgettable score to Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977), which ranks #1. With five Academy Award® wins and 50 nominations in total, Williams holds the record for the most Oscar® nominations of any living person.

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Kickstart This New Augmented Reality Game Inspired by Star Wars ‘Holo Chess’

HoloGrid: Monster Battle’s gameplay is similar to Collectible Card Games (CCG’s) such as Magic: The Gathering or Hearthstone, but uses physical playing cards to trigger Augmented Reality creatures and a gameboard. Players will be able to play head-to-head, either locally or remotely, and offline, non digital play is possible as well through a physical board that will come with the product. A “Hybrid” Board Game, Collectible Card Game (CCG), and Digital Game in one, it delivers to players a new type of gaming experience.

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Five Fascinating ‘Force Awakens’ Characters I’m Dying to Learn More About

Five Fascinating ‘Force Awakens’ Characters I’m Dying to Learn More About

The Star Wars universe is full of fascinating characters, and any of them could have amazing stories to tell. Here are five of my favorite minor characters and the questions I’ve got.

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Hear Exclusive Audio From ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ Audiobook

Hear Exclusive Audio From ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ Audiobook

Set years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this galactic adventure is told from the perspective of Leia. Award-winning narrator January LaVoy taking on this spectacular performance. Having previously narrated many Star Wars titles including: Into the Void: Star Wars (Dawn of the Jedi), Star Wars Legends: The Perfect Weapon, and the unforgettable William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, LaVoy’s voice has becomes synonymous with the strong female leads of Star Wars.

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‘Elstree 1976′ Offers Look at Extras’ Unexpected ‘Star Wars’ Fame

The new documentary Elstree 1976 catches up with several of the original Star Wars’ less heralded actors.There were a few actors among the bunch who had extensive experience before joining the cast, but the majority of them were relative unknowns with just a few parts under their belts. They had no any idea at all about what they were getting into, and certainly didn’t anticipate that the movie would have any kind of lasting power. It was just another gig—albeit an interesting one.

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Guest Post: Monica Valentinelli: ‘Beyond Diversity in Fiction as a Catchphrase’

The success of small press publishers is crucial to ensure that diversity in fiction has a life in print. Diversity in fiction isn’t about a specific aspect of the genre: It’s an opportunity for new and exciting voices to debut and share culturally-rich stories that we can all enjoy.

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