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Happy Father’s Day: 5 Of The Worst Movie Dads

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • June 16, 2013 2:15 PM
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Fathers Day feature
Yes, we love our moms and dads, but lets face it, over the years, cinema has amassed a pretty unforgettable batch of wicked and awful parents. And so, it’s become somewhat of a Playlist tradition of late to examine and look at some of the more memorably monstrous ones (you can see our Mother’s Day feature here for example).

Watch: Massive & Detailed 7-Hour Documentary On The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 8, 2013 10:25 AM
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So, you think you know every single thing there is to know about the original "Star Wars" trilogy? Well, certainly, given how well documented those movies have been in the decades since they changed the sci-fi landscape, we're not surprised by your confidence. But we're pretty sure you'll find something new to discover in this massive, seven-hour documentary trilogy covering "Star Wars," "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return Of The Jedi."

Watch: Vintage 'The Empire Strikes Back' Documentary With Unseen Footage & More

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • February 28, 2013 9:05 AM
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As much as the “Star Wars” series of films were (and J.J. Abrams' will definitely be) adept in keeping details close to the vest, the extensive documentation of all things to do with the franchise was nothing short of astounding. However, “The Empire Strikes Back” yielded some fly-on-the-wall footage that, while entertaining, remained largely locked in a vault. Luckily not for too long more, though, as a great deal of it has come to light.

Disney Planning Young Han Solo & Boba Fett 'Star Wars' Spinoff Movies

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 6, 2013 1:44 PM
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Will, this is timely. Given the general slow drip of news and secrecy at the mouse house surrounding their upcoming "Star Wars" we had no idea that very literally moments after we had finished writing What The Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' Movies Mean For The Franchise & 5 Possibilities Of What They Could Be, well, we would kind of know what they will be.

Michael Cimino Says He Made A "Unique Pitch" To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 7, 2012 11:57 AM
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Firstly, Michael Cimino has joined Twitter. Yes, seriously. The director who has been the subject of much speculation and chatter over the past few decades after falling from grace with "Heaven's Gate" is enjoying a bit of return around the sun, feted at the Venice Film Festival as the restored version of the infamous picture screened during the summer. And with the Criterion Collection issuing it in a lovely edition (read our breakdown of the set right here) it looks like the press shy director is ready to straighten a few things out.

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