• John Williams Says He'll Be Scoring ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ — Also He's a Huge Rey Fan
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    Gwynne Watkins

    John Williams Says He'll Be Scoring ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ — Also He's a Huge Rey Fan

    Another classic John Williams score is coming to a galaxy near you?

  • Hollywood's Record Holders for Most Oscar Wins
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    Kevin Polowy

    Hollywood's Record Holders for Most Oscar Wins

    We typically think Meryl Streep when it comes to Oscar records, with the master thespian having amassed an incredible 19 nominations. But when it comes to actual wins, Streep’s not in the record books. Instead you’ll find names both famous (Walt Disney, John Williams, Katharine Hepburn) and less familiar (art director Cedric Gibbons, soundman Gary Rydstrom). Here are all the folks who have been awarded the most statuettes (we’re only counting “competitive” Oscars and not honorary/memorial recognition)

  • The 'Star Wars' Cantina Scene: The Out-of-This-World Story Behind the Galaxy's Favorite Dive Bar
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    Gwynne Watkins

    The 'Star Wars' Cantina Scene: The Out-of-This-World Story Behind the Galaxy's Favorite Dive Bar

    When Star Wars: A New Hope premiered in theaters in 1977, many a jaw dropped at the groundbreaking space adventure. The moment that really jolted audiences — the one that showed them they lived in creator George Lucas’s world now — was an early scene set in a drinking hole on the remote planet of Tatooine, populated by a wild assortment of aliens. The Mos Eisley Cantina, introduced by Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi as a “wretched hive of scum and villainy,” has been capturing the imaginations of fans for nearly 40 years — fans like director J.J. ...