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Readers: Show us your ‘Star Wars’ photos!

9:00 am Dec. 13, 2015

Is your desk so crowded with Stormtrooper action figures that it looks like the Death Star? Have you dressed like Han Solo every Halloween for ten years straight? Does your dog bear an uncanny resemblance

Surprise: Austin gets a ‘Star Wars’ screening

4:45 pm Dec. 7, 2015

Austin film critics will be able to see an early screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” after all. We reported on this site earlier that no screening would be held, and that information came

‘Star Wars’ not screening for critics in Austin

12:47 pm Dec. 1, 2015

The highly anticipated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will not screen in advance for Austin critics, and presumably not for the vast majority of print critics nationwide. This means that opening-day reviews in print and

Alamo to screen, discuss ‘Star Wars’ trailer

2:07 pm Nov. 26, 2014

The Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar will hold a special panel discussion at 9 a.m. on Friday about the new teaser for “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens.”

After the screening of the 88-second