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Know your Imperial helmets

The sleek, homogenous look of evil. The look of the Stormtrooper helmet awakens a feeling of unknown evil, and that’s most likely the point. Almost impossible to tell apart, the only way to learn about the soldiers behind the masks is to study the many different shapes, sizes and offshoots of the...

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  • Watch the entire 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' junket now

    The best parts of the global junket for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is all on video. Watch the new and original faces of "Star Wars" come together and get extremely uncomfortable about spoiler questions, but still manage to share a few good behind-the-scenes stories.  All-new "Star Wars: The...

  • Harrison Ford on reuniting with Han's blaster, and forgiving Lawrence Kasdan for the Ewoks

    We love him. He knows. Over the years, though, Harrison Ford has never been entirely at ease with his place in the "Star Wars" universe and the intense fan adoration that goes with it. Still, when he got the call about reprising his role as Han Solo in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," he grabbed...

  • 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has roused theater campers too

    Among the panhandlers and costumed characters of Hollywood Boulevard, a line of lawn chairs, body pillows and extension cords stretch from the door of the TCL Chinese Theatre Imax. Tucked away in a corner, his head buried in a bowl of noodles, is Nicholas Johnson. He's been in this line for over...

  • The women of 'Star Wars' speak out about their new Empire

    (Robert Carter / For the Times) "That's my chair." Harrison Ford and Daisy Ridley had just stepped onto the Millennium Falcon set for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" when Ridley went to get into the pilot seat. Han Solo wasn't pleased. "I was honestly so embarrassed," Ridley says. "Obviously he...

  • The press junket for the new 'Star Wars' movie isn't business as usual

    Movie press junkets are not characteristically newsworthy affairs. But in the long, carefully orchestrated rollout of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," nothing has been exactly normal — and the weekend press event put on by the Walt Disney Co. for the new film in Los Angeles was no exception. The...

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