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5 Movies and Stories to Get You Even More Psyched to See 'Rogue One'

You could probably see "Rogue One" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars" and be fulfilled, but checking out these things beforehand will kick the experience up a notch.

Celebrity Copycats: What It Takes to Be a Star Impersonator

It has to do with the celebrity's media popularity, and having a lot of charisma.

Is Bugs Bunny a Rabbit or a Hare?

The terms 'rabbit' and 'hare' actually comprise more than 50 distinct species with significant physical differences. So what is this wascally cartoon character, weally?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

He was the first American in space, the first golf-player on the moon — and oh yes, there was a little problem with peeing in his spacesuit.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Right Here

As No-Majs, or muggles, we can't see the world's magical creatures. Luckily, they're everywhere in the new film set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. We meet three.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Ross

Feeling stressed? Shoot, paint some happy trees and learn more about the late PBS artist who's bigger than ever.

Monster Science Figures Out What That Creepy 'Alien' Facehugger Is

If you've seen "Alien," you know the monster that is the xenomorph. But what about that thing that attaches itself to human faces and deposits an embryo? What's that?

5 Bits of Intel From the Final 'Rogue One' Trailer

Trailers often give away more than audiences realize. We're here to show you the five biggest things you might have missed in the final trailer for "Rogue One."

VR Horror Movies: A New Way to Be Scared Out of Your Mind

What could be better for a scream junkie than being fully immersed in a movie featuring a guy in a hockey mask with a big old knife — who is right behind you?

Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all: The Real Business of Fake Movie Money

Companies that make prop money for movies and videos have to walk a fine line between making cash that looks realistic, but not crossing into counterfeit.

Paper Animation Explains the Numbers Behind Superhero Movies

Stop-motion animation breaks down the data behind the current glut of Marvel- and DC-inspired films.

5 Things We Learned About the Future of 'Star Wars' at Star Wars Celebration

The final panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe was the gathering place for the minds shepherding the future of the "Star Wars" franchise.

7 Things We Learned About 'Rogue One' at Star Wars Celebration Europe

What can moviegoers expect from "Rogue One" in December? Here are seven things we know now.

Do Female Paparazzi Exist?

In a male-dominated field with a reputation for aggression and ruthless behavior, is there space for women to compete? Are there even any female paparazzi?

Euthanasia Roller Coaster — the Movie!

A Lithuanian artist conceptualized a roller coaster fast enough to kill people who wanted a novel way to commit suicide. Now there's a short film about it.

This Explanation Will Change How You View 'Jurassic Park'

This reading of the archetypes, allegories and subtext in Steven Spielberg's classic film gets at why its 2015 follow-up "Jurassic World" emotionally fell flat.

'Rogue One' Spoiler May Have Improved 'Rogue One'

"Rogue One" actor Mads Mikkelsen accidentally revealed info from the upcoming movie in a recent interview. Do spoilers like these really detract from fans' enjoyment?

What's Up With Captain America's Shield?

You'll want to be up to speed on Cap's amazing shield before you go see "Captain America: Civil War." We can help you with that.

Why Exactly Is May 4th a 'Star Wars' Holiday?

How did such a pun on "May the Force Be With You" turn into an international "Star Wars" holiday? We track the day’s evolution and tell you ways people are celebrating.

5 Cool Ideas for Transforming Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

The King of Pop is dead, and his old stomping grounds are still for sale. If we had the hefty $100M asking price to spend, what would we do with Neverland Ranch?

Where Does 'Rogue One' Fit in the Star Wars Universe?

"Rogue One" might be the biggest gamble from Disney in their initial "Star Wars" slate. But where does it fit on the timeline?

Anyone Can Make Vladimir Putin Smile

Yep, real-time motion capture and re-enactment just got faster (and funnier).

1986 Was a Great Year for Movies. Really.

Zip back in time 30 years with us as we meet up with Jack Burton, Jareth, Ellen Ripley and all the other characters who made 1986 such a surprisingly good year for films.

How Spoilers Work

Is it possible — just maybe — that spoilers don't actually (spoiler!) spoil all the fun?

How BB-8 Got His Voice

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” introduced one of the most iconic new characters in the form of the rolling droid BB-8. But how did he learn to speak?

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