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Star Wars: A cinematic experience

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Spokane Indians enjoy another Star Wars Night

UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 10:46 p.m.

Storm Troopers, Ewoks and Jawas paced around the gates of Avista Stadium on Friday, each happily taking selfies with the throngs of Spokane Indians fans enjoying the club’s popular Star Wars Night.

‘Solo’ sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters.

‘Infinity Wars’ opens with record $250M, passing ‘Star Wars’

UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 5:35 p.m.

A whole lot of superheroes added up to a whole lot of ticket sales. The superhero smorgasbord “Avengers: Infinity Wars” opened with predictable shock-and-awe, earning $250 million in box office over the weekend and edging past “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to set the highest opening weekend of all-time.

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:54 p.m.

Scientists have figured out how to manipulate nearly unseen specks in the air and use them to create 3-D images that are more realistic and clearer than holograms, according to a study in Wednesday’s journal Nature.

‘Jumanji,’ ‘Insidious’ top ‘Star Wars’ in its fourth weekend

Move over, “Star Wars,” there are some new box office champs this weekend. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer “Insidious: The Last Key” opened in second, pushing “The Last Jedi” into third place.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ still dominating the movie galaxy

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is continuing its dominance over the movie galaxy as expected, outpacing three new releases. The eighth installment in the Disney-owned space saga is expected to add another nearly $69 million to its coffers over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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