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Star Wars: Why Didn't Darth Vader Sense Leia Was His Daughter?

In A New Hope, Darth Vader has no idea Leia is his daughter, a plot hole the Star Wars tie-in comics and novels have provided justification for.

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Star Wars Confirms Yoda Turned to the Dark Side - and Almost Became the Most Powerful Sith Lord

With the aid of Count Dooku, Yoda could have potentially destroyed the universe if he had gone to the dark side in Star Wars.

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The MCU Has the Chance To Deliver The Greatest Spider-Man Trilogy

In the wake of Tom Holland's Spider-Man trilogy, the MCU has set Peter Parker up for one of the most compelling takes on the character yet

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The True Story Behind the Von Erich Family in A24's The Iron Claw

A24's The Iron Claw just received a trailer showcasing its pro wrestling family, but what's the true story behind "the Von Erich Curse?"

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Star Wars: Yoda Gave Up After His Fight With Palpatine, Here's Why

After failing to defeat Palpatine, Yoda goes into exile for the rest of Star Wars. But why did he seemingly give up and never help the Rebellion?

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The Flash Doesn't Feature [SPOILER] - And That's a Good Thing

The Flash movie doesn't feature one of the hero's most iconic villains, but the decision not to use this foe comes after a decade of his overuse.

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Halloween: The Real Reason Jamie Lloyd Replicated Michael Myers' First Murder

Halloween IV: The Return of Michael Myers ended on a familiar tragic note, but Jamie Lloyd's dark turn had a strong connection to her infamous uncle.

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How a Simple Typo Created One of Star Wars' Iconic Jedi Masters

In Star Wars canon, the Clone Wars began with the actions of a mysterious Jedi Master. But if not for a typo, that Jedi might have never existed.

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How Did Gandalf Return in Lord of the Rings - And Who Resurrected Him?

After fighting the Balrog in The Lord of the Rings, Gandalf the Grey succumbed to his wounds and died, so who resurrected the wizard and why?

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Why George Lucas Removed Star Wars' Strangest Jedi Master

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace introduced a slew of new Jedi, yet one member of the Jedi Council had to be removed out of fear of confusing audiences.

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park Remixed an Iconic Moment From the Original For the Better

The Lost World took the first T. rex attack from the original Jurassic Park and built upon it to make the franchise's best set-piece.

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Barbie Celebrates the Power in Female Friendships

Barbie was full of fun costumes, bright colors--and strong, sincere female friendships that helped our titular doll grow and change for the better.

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Nicolas Cage Once Starred In a Forgotten (And Doomed) Top Gun Clone

In 1990, Nicolas Cage starred in an obscure helicopter-themed Top Gun clone. The movie's missed everything that made Top Gun work.

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Lobo's Treacherous Road to the Big Screen

With rumors swirling that Lobo will make his film debut in James Gunn's DCU, now is a great time to revisit his tumultuous journey to the big screen.

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Leading This Team Isn't the Right Direction for the MCU’s Most Controversial Character

Rumors suggest that G'iah from Secret Invasion might return to lead Excalibur, but this might make the overpowered character even more controversial.

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What Was the Scarecrow's Greatest Fear in Batman Begins?

In Batman Begins, Dr. Jonathan Crane's fear toxin awakened one's greatest fears, but that doesn't mean Scarecrow was most afraid of the Dark Knight.

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Beauty and the Beast's Prince DOES Have a Name - But the Story Is Complicated

Rumors regarding Beast from Disney's Beauty and the Beast having a name have run rampant for years. Contrary to popular belief, it's not "Adam."

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One Star Wars Jedi Has Been Killed Four Separate Times

The majority of Star Wars' Jedi have met a grim end, yet none have died as often as Jedi Master Shaak Ti, who has a quartet of on-screen deaths.

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Coraline's PG Rating Stopped It From Being the Best Animated Horror Movie of All Time

Neil Gaiman's Coraline is still talked about 14 years later, but its PG rating kept the creepy animated horror film from its full potential.

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Ghost Rider's Live-Action Debut Underused a Powerful (But Forgettable) Villain

The original 2007 Ghost Rider is regarded as a misfire, despite some good points. Its mishandling of a potentially great villain is partly to blame.

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