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Horrible interviews #346: Kelly Brook and Jake Lloyd

Posted by Matt Looker at 14:00 on 26 Aug 2014

Kelly Brook's incompetence, Jake Lloyd's cockiness, the 90s' garishness... it's the perfect shitstorm. Just because. (via @JimothyShondell)

What a horrible way to find out we didn't pass the open auditions

Posted by Luke Whiston at 18:57 on 29 Apr 2014

What was the point of those anyway? Worst kept secret in the galaxy confirmed: all those people you knew were in that film are in that film. You know the one.

The true identity of Andy's Dad in Toy Story will blow your mind

Posted by Ali Gray at 17:30 on 25 Feb 2014
The true identity of Andy's Dad in Toy Story will blow your mind
No doubt you have already seen the impressive theory online this week regarding the origins of Andy's mother in Toy Story? It's very convincing, but pales into comparison to the mind-blowing discovery I made upon poring through the Pixar archives for clues. It turns out that there is lots of evidence to suggest that Andy's absent father is actually none other than... DARTH VADER.

Suggestions for the new Pixar Star Wars film

Posted by Matt Looker, Ali Gray, Luke Whiston at 07:00 on 27 Jan 2014
Suggestions for the new Pixar Star Wars film
Last week, news arrived that Pixar will be jumping on the franchise juggernaut bandwagon and will make its very own Star Wars film. But how? Who? When? And indeed, wuh?

Confusion, intense joy, realisation, disappointment

Posted by Luke at 15:46 on 06 Nov 2013


Headline denotes the range of emotions you will go through upon discovering this deleted scene of Jar Jar Binks falling to his demise in The Phantom Menace is, in fact, a creative edit. Dang. (via Uproxx)

Literally everyone has auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII

Posted by Neil Alcock at 17:00 on 07 Oct 2013
Literally everyone has auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII
The internets are pretty jizzed right now about the fact that Saoirse Ronan auditioned for Star Wars Episode VII, as revealed in the Empire podcast, but nobody seems to have picked up on her most revealing comment: "Yeah, I did [audition for Star Wars Episode VII]… I mean, everyone did. Everyone has auditioned for it." In a Shiznit exclusive, we spoke to literally everyone about their Ep 7 auditions, and here are just some of their remarkable stories...

Still excited about seeing the original cast in the new Star Wars film?

Posted by Matt at 17:00 on 26 Jul 2013
Still excited about seeing the original cast in the new Star Wars film?
Just to be clear, these are the guys that we want to see in the biggest action blockbuster film of 2015, right? Ok, good. And you're definitely sure about that? Ok fine. No, no reason. (via Reddit)

Serious corner: Why nostalgia is stunting Hollywood's growth

Posted by Ali at 07:30 on 11 Jun 2013
Serious corner: Why nostalgia is stunting Hollywood's growth
Yeah, this is a long one. If you want a TL;DR, then I guess I can sum up this article by saying 'Wah wah waah'. Also spoilers for Star Trek Into Darkness and Iron Man 3.

Incensed by Florence's Star Wars gig, The Machine land a crucial role

Posted by Ali at 22:50 on 03 Jun 2013
Incensed by Florence's Star Wars gig, The Machine land a crucial role
"Guys! Florence told me you guys were upset that she's been in talks for a role in Star Wars: Episode VII. As if we'd forget about The Machine! We've got the perfect parts for all of you..."

Star Wars in the UK: the London Underground feels the Force

Posted by Ed, Matt, Ali, Luke, Ben, Rob at 12:30 on 17 May 2013
Star Wars in the UK: the London Underground feels the Force
Adventure? Excitement? A Jedi craves not these things. But that doesn't mean they couldn't use a little help finding their way around London.
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