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The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels
In the jagged grooves and quivering violins of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion song "Bellbottoms," a young Edgar Wright heard a movie.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 25-July 1
June 25: Actress June Lockhart is 92. Singer Eddie Floyd is 80. Actress Barbara Montgomery ("Amen") is 78. Actress Mary Beth Peil ("The Good Wife," ''Dawson's Creek") is 77. Singer Carly Simon is 72. Keyboardist-saxophonist Ian McDonald of Foreigner and King Crimson is 71. Actor-comedian Jimmie
'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977
On May 25, 1977, fans were introduced to a galaxy far, far away. While 20th Century Fox had little faith a movie called " Star Wars " would be a hit, the space opera from young filmmaker named George Lucas became a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Forty years, and a handful of sequels, prequels, and
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The Death of an Icon: Carrie Fisher's Legacy
A look at the iconic actress, screenwriter, author, producer and speaker's legacy as Hollywood royalty.
Fassbender, DiCaprio, Pacino and Others Almost Cast in 'Star Wars'
"Assassin's Creed" star Michael Fassbender just told MTV News that he had talks with J.J. Abrams about possibly being in " Star Wars : The Force Awakens" last year. "I’m pretty sure I was busy doing something else in the summer," he said on Josh Horowitz's podcast , but didn't specify which role.
How Life Has Changed for 'Chewbacca Mom' Candace Payne Since She Went Viral
Candace Payne became an overnight sensation in May when her Facebook Live video of her trying on a Chewbacca mask in a parking lot went viral. The original video currently has over 164,000,000 views, which shocks Payne to this day. “You could expect maybe, you know, maybe 100 of your friends
'Star Wars' and the Power of Costume at the Denver Art Museum
ABC News' Clayton Sandell tours the exhibit that includes real costumes used in the 'Star Wars' films, from Amidala to Yoda.
'Star Wars' Droid History at the Denver Art Museum
ABC News' Clayton Sandell learns how BB-8's design came from an early concept drawing of R2-D2.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Did Kylo Ren Plan to Kill Han Solo?
Do you really need a 10-month old "Stars Wars" spoiler alert? Well, you got one. Last year, we said goodbye to an old friend in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Toward the end of the film, Harrison Ford 's Han Solo tries to talk his son, bad guy Kylo Ren, out of helping the First Order and come home