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  Human (Star Wars) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Star Wars humans are mostly biologically identical to real-life humans.
In the Star Wars mythology, the human homeworld, as confirmed by the New Essential Chronology, is Coruscant.
Star Wars humans live on many different worlds throughout the galaxy, with many populations living alongside aliens on other worlds, or together with several other species‚ÄĒsomething which is most common either on the cosmopolitian worlds at the core, or on the frontier at the Outer Rim of the galaxy, such as on Tatooine.
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 List of Star Wars races - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fosh, as a species, never had a large population on their planet, preventing them from becoming an influential race, as humans are in the Star Wars universe.
Even when talking with humans or other aliens, Kitonaks are painfully slow to answer any question, and equally slow to walk (as they do not move their legs, but expand and contract the feet's muscles).
During the Clone Wars, the Quarren Isolation League attempted to isolate Mon Calamari from the rest of the galaxy.
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 Human - Star Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Humans were the most numerous and dominant sentient species, with apparently millions of major and minor colonies galaxy-wide.
Humans were already present on a few scattered colony worlds throughout the Galaxy when they developed the hyperdrive, which implies that they had a slower means of interstellar transport for a while earlier.
Most humans lived on predominantly human worlds, although many populations lived alongside aliens on other worlds, or together with several other species - something which was most common either in the cosmopolitan Core Worlds, or on the frontier at the Outer Rim of the Galaxy, such as on Tatooine.
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 Star Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Star Wars was a revolutionary science-fiction film that changed the perception of robots in the minds of many from in-human technical apparatus to real characters, with a sense of humor and feelings.
The way they are able to identify and fully interact with their human counterparts allows the audience to feel as though these droids are actually a "part" of the same legend as Luke Skywalker and Han Solo.
Probably one of the most significant influences from Star Wars on the notion of the robot is the widespread use of robots, even beyond C3PO and R2D2, as well as the treatment of the droids as nearly human, despite clearly being machines.
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 Star Wars - Star Wars
Star Wars stresses the self-destructive nature of anger and hate, summed up in Yoda's words ("Fear is the path to the dark side: fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering") as well as placing one's feelings for certain people aside.
Star Wars was also a daily newspaper comic strip from 1979 to 1984, written for the bulk of its run by Archie Goodwin and drawn by Al Williamson.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, published in 2003, won Game of the Year recognition from several prominent gaming magazines, websites, etc. A sequel, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, was released for the Xbox in December of 2004 and the PC in February of 2005.
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 STAR WARS: Humans & Humanoids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Humans are the most numerous and dominant species, with apparently millions of major and minor colonies galaxywide.
The origins of humanity are regarded as a mystery in Palpatine's civilization, and the tales are deliberately separated from terrestrial existence.
Even if evolution ceased or slowed for humans themselves, due to their technological control over their surroundings, the mere presence of this species must have affected the evolution of younger sapient species that were not properly protected by the declaration of sanctuary worlds.
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 Perinatal Imagery In the Star Wars Trilogy
The human struggle to be born imprints experiences upon the neonate so strongly that they influence the nature of postnatal imagination and behavior.
The powerful appeal of the Star Wars trilogy has been explained in various ways, from the technical and special effects wizardry that eroticises speed and produces spectacular scenes to the extensive use of universal mythic themes and archetypes that resonate in the consciousness of the viewer.
In the Star Wars trilogy, the starlit panoramas of much of the action in space obviously fall into this category, as do the numerous escapes from tight corners by our heroes, though celebrations of escapes are mostly fairly muted.
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 Star Wars Galaxies Stratics - Content Database: Human
Many humans believe that they are equal to other sentient species in the galaxy, but the Emperor feels otherwise.
He believes that humans are superior to all other species, and as such, should have more powers than them.
Humans have definitely made several scientific achievements, but overall, they are much better at taking certain things and adapting them to different uses, or modifying them to become more powerful at their current use.
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 Star Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
STAR WARS, George Lucas's stunning sci-fi masterpiece, is arguably one of the most inventive and entertaining films ever made, garnering generations of loyal fans who are forever imprinted with the memory of its characters and dialogue.
STAR WARS was passed up by a number of studios before 20th Century Fox finally providing a $10 million budget for the film.
Jabba The Hutt was portrayed by a human actor whose dialogue was in English in the original version of STAR WARS, but the scene was cut from the final print of the film.
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 STAR WARS: Planets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In other cases, where the two objects are comparable in mass, such as the stars of a binary system, the centre of mass sits well between the objects, and both bodies revolve around this centre in separate orbits with the same orbital time period.
In the case of the similar explosions of the Death Stars, the special plane may be determined by the path travelled by the chain reactions leading to the final detonation, which probably is determined by internal regions of weakness in the station's structure.
Note the greenish nibus surrounding the planet as the Death Star's weapon hits; this may be due to an interaction between the beam and the planetary shield.
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 Star Wars Saga
The Star Wars saga changed our world view, especially when examined in context with the events during the years between the release of Star Wars and Return of the Jedi (1977-1983).
Unlike Star Trek, the Star Wars saga cautioned that the future would not bring an end to human suffering, greed and war.
First, most under-40 Star Wars fans had never seen or heard of these character-types before since they we quite young when the film was released.
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 BioWare - Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Are Mandalorians human?
They are human but they were all killed during the mandalorian wars by the jedi.
There are many species that are only slightly removed from human in the Star Wars galaxy.
Even the 2nd Sith war time the Mandalore(leader of the Mandalorians) was having plans of his own.
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 CNN Cold War - Historical Documents: Reagan's 'Star Wars' speech
The system he proposed became known as "Star Wars," after the popular movie, because it was meant to destroy missiles from space.
Since the dawn of the atomic age, we've sought to reduce the risk of war by maintaining a strong deterrent and by seeking genuine arms control.
Over the course of these discussions, I've become more and more deeply convinced that the human spirit must be capable of rising above dealing with other nations and human beings by threatening their existence.
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Star Wars Trilogy: The Special Editions The Force Will Be With Us, Always Star Wars Trilogy: The Special Editions A recent episode of Showtime's Stargate SG-1 featured this delightful line: "We're afraid you're gonna dark side on us," one character says to another who's under the sway of the enemy.
Star Wars: A New Hope I don't remember a lot from the summer of 1977, but I remember being scared to death by stormtroopers.
In Star Wars, as the callow, innocent boy, he's dressed in colors so pale they might as well be white.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Star Wars gets 'record' release
Fans around the world are flocking to see the final Star Wars film in what is described as the widest simultaneous global movie release of all time.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith will be in cinemas in more than 100 countries by Friday, according to industry publication Screen Daily.
The previous five Star Wars films have made a total of $3.8bn (£2bn) at box offices worldwide.
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 The Star Wars
FADE IN: SPACE A sea of stars is broken by the vast blue surface of the planet, Utapau.
Threepio is a tall, gleaming android of human proportions.
With a terrifying Jedi war cry, the young captain jumps from the tree, sails over a hundred feet, and with great agility, lands in the middle of the startled trappers.
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 Technology in STAR WARS
It sets STAR WARS apart from Star Trek, in which humans revere technology and conquer alien technology by suppressing emotions and becoming more like computers, and 2001, in which human progress is inspired and apparently subordinate to an austere metallic something.
The only quality it has which is vaguely human is its "eye", but rather than lessen its evil, the one eye gives the Death Star the look of a cyclopean monster.
The rest of the inside of the Death Star is as sterile and geometric as the outside.
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 Amazon.com: When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When In The Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession by Charles Adams is a clever and well written work that argues the case for secession of the Southern states.
His main point, for me, was that the Civil War was not about a smokescreen noble cause such as the abolition of slavery, though that was a noble cause, but about greed and power on both sides.
Like all wars, Adams makes the point that there is almost always a better way to resolve issues, other than war, and that the reason for the Civil War, and most wars, has more to do with economics, greed, and power.
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 Salon Movies | "Star Wars" despots vs. "Star Trek" populists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In "Star Trek," when authorities are defied, it is in order to overcome their mistakes or expose particular villains, not to portray all institutions as inherently hopeless.
Above all, "Star Trek" generally depicts heroes who are only about 10 times as brilliant, noble and heroic as a normal person, prevailing through cooperation and wit, rather than because of some inherited godlike transcendent greatness.
The biggest moral flaw in the "Star Wars" universe is one point that Lucas stresses over and over again, through the voice of his all-wise guru character, Yoda.
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 Star Wars
It appears to be ingrained in human beings a need for mythology, stories that are passed down from one generation to another that entertain by creating a strange and often wonderful world.
It was a defining moment in how films would be made for decades afterwards, the use of special effects to create the environment for the story rather than just a wow or two embedded in the film.
Star Wars in 1977 also was a much needed relief for a turbulent and difficult time.
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 Amazon.com: Star Wars Trilogy (Widescreen Edition with Bonus Disc): DVD: Star Wars Trilogy,George Lucas,Irvin ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Featurettes: The Legendary Creatures of Star Wars, The Birth of the Lightsaber, The Legacy of Star Wars
Yes, these changes mean that the Star Wars films are no longer the ones you saw 20 years ago, but these brief changes hardly affect the films, and they do make sense in the overall continuity of the two trilogies.
I wasn't even born in 1964.) Original Star Wars fans are called oldtimers and accused of not letting go of the past and not appreciating that times change.
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 Sound Design of Star Wars
Sounddesigner Ben Burtt's responsibility on Star Wars was to create specifically unusual sounds - weapons, vehicles, character and key backgrounds.
Ben Burtt was a film sound buff as a child (he recorded and replayed the sound tracks of his favorite movies) Burtt enrolled at the university of Southern California's film school with the intention of becoming a director.
You became an expert at that, and somewhat impossible to electronically process the human characteristic, and retain the necessary emotion.
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 Amazon.com: Star Wars, Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (Widescreen Edition): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The success was given, as Lucas and other filmmakers released the sequel Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back three years later, as the adventures of the Luke Skywalker came to a conclusion in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).
In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith the audience is thrown into the film, and if the audience lacks the information from the two previous film from 1999 and 2002 it might be a little hard to follow.
For example, the opening sequence with the star shining on the spaceship, as previously mentioned, displays the strength in the camerawork, even though it is composed of computer generated images.
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 "Star Wars: Clone Wars" (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since Star Wars itself plays into mythological concepts derived from humanity's collective consciousness, and these in turn are iconic in nature, the union of Star Wars and the cartoon yields a most satisfying, visceral experience.
Not since The Empire Strikes Back has a Star Wars fan been able to journey to that galaxy far, far away and become totally swept along in an iconic visual vocabulary so thoroughly rewarding.
Genndy Tartakovsky's Clone Wars micro-series is a rare treat: the child of an extended universe that, in some ways, transcends the original.
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 Allakhazam.com: Star Wars Galaxies
The predominant species in the galaxy, humans can be found in virtually all walks of life and on most habitable worlds.
Humanity is also credited with discovering hyperspace travel, founding the first galactic governments, and colonizing hundreds of treacherous worlds.
Thus, humans born on Corellia are widely known as Corellians while the humans found on Naboo are often called simply "the Naboo." On some worlds, humanity gave rise to genetic off-shots which are referred to as "near-humans."
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 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: reviews (xhtml)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1231">Star Wars" had placed me in the presence of really magical movie invention: Here, all mixed together, were whimsy and fantasy, simple wonderment and quietly sophisticated storytelling.
1231">Star Wars" demonstrates, and the movie's delight in the possibilities of alien life forms is at least as much fun as its conflicts between the space cruisers of the Empire and the Rebels.
And perhaps that helps to explain the movie's one weakness, which is that the final assault on the Death Star is allowed to go on too long.
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 Star Wars Role Playing
Archer Sykora - Human Male - Former ISB agent escaped from prison after publicly executing a hostage on a live holonet broadcast.
Colonel Crix Madine - Human Male - Imperial Army officer responsible for the development of the Storm Commandos.
Baron Kyvin - Human Male - Noble supervising the aftermath of the battle at the library on Pelagon.
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 Star Wars
The Star Wars series of films have always had a large influence in Dexter's life.
Although the story and characters exist only as light and shadow projected as onto a reflective screen, they live on in our hearts and minds as reminders that although we are all influenced by outside forces, our destiny is our own.
The Star Wars Official Website at www.starwars.com should be the first stop for any major Star Wars fan.
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