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How the ‘Shared Universe’ is taking over Hollywood

After DC’s recently released Wonder Woman, and ahead of Marvel Studio’s upcoming Spiderman: Homecoming, Jamie McEvoy addresses the gargantuan on-screen elephant in the room which is the shared universe

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Manchester City 0-0 Manchester United

The Manchester derby ended goalless but wasn’t without its drama, with a red card and a disallowed goal

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Live: Galactic Empire

Yes it’s a joke gone way too far, but as Star Wars-themed metal bands go, Galactic Empire are one of the good ones, writes Joe Hunt

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The politics of a galaxy far, far away

There have always been parallels between politics and Star Wars, but recently the resemblance has been especially clear, writes David Moseley

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Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One is a beautiful love letter to the Star Wars mythology

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Top 5: Film Trilogies

Dom Bennett outlines his top five picks for the all-time best film trilogies

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The Week in Film (8-12 Feb 16)

Find out what happens in the world of cinema with all the wacky and important film news in one article

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The first entry to the Star Wars sequel trilogy bears the essential charm and fun that made the original movies so memorable while setting up the franchise for a new generation

Future British Stars

Top 5: Potential Future British Stars

We count down the British actors aged 25 or under who have the potential to be huge stars in the future

A binary star system in formation. Photo: University of Manchester

Birth of ‘Tatooine’ star system witnessed by astronomers

Stunning images from a series of telescopes show enormous gas clouds in the process of developing into stars

Photo: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Feature: Should the Sci be Greater than the Fi?

Resident physics student/realist Adam Waterfield says: “In space, no one can hear you slag off George Lucas.”


Contrary Corner: Menage a Toys

Angus tells us why he believes Toy Story is the only truly perfect film trilogy