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Geek Bits: Lucas Doesn't Care About STAR WARS, Boba Fett Car, Natalie Portman's Career and More Awesomeness

I'd love to hear what you think of the Internet's greatest moments in this week's "Geek Bits."


10. 5 Possible Reasons George Lucas Doesn’t Give a Sh*t About J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars‘ Trailer (via Pajiba)

9. Technology Ads Then and Now (via Neatorama)

8. Boba Fett-Themed STAR WARS Car (via GeekTyrant)

7. Jurassic World Image Shows Chris Pratt And His Best Friend—A Raptor (via io9)

6. 5 Big Geek Movie Questions Answered in 2014 (via Screen Rant)

5. New Photo from Marvel's DAREDEVIL Series (via GeekTyrant)

4. How Guardians of the Galaxy led to changes for Star Trek 3 (via Blastr)

3. STAR WARS Prequels Nearly Ended Natalie Portman's Career (via GeekTyrant)

It wasn't until Mike Nichols took action to help her land a role in Cold Mountain that things began to turn around for her. Portman, in her own words, on how it happened:

Star Wars had come out around the time of [The Seagull], and everyone thought I was a horrible actress. I was in the biggest-grossing movie of the decade, and no director wanted to work with me. Mike wrote a letter to Anthony Minghella and said, “Put her in Cold Mountain, I vouch for her.” And then Anthony passed me on to Tom Tykwer, who passed me on to the Wachowskis.

2. James Gunn breaks down the 'hardest thing' to write in Guardians of the Galaxy (via Blastr)

1. Academy of Motion Picture Arts Levels Five Figure Lawsuit At Lady Who Sold Oscar Statue - All that glitters is not gold. Seriously don't try to sell an oscar. (via The Mary Sue)

What do you think of this week's links?

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  1. Didn't know that about the Academy Statue. I've been warned! ;)

  2. Some people would say that we were better off with Natalie Portman not acting. But I did enjoy "Garden State."

  3. Great links as always!
    The plus side of the Boba Fett car, beside looking uber cool, is if you hit anything you couldn't tell.

  4. I don't usually like the themed cars, as they're generally over the top, but the Boba Fett car is just killer.

  5. That's a cool car. Thank you for sharing the links.

  6. great stuff, i want the fett-mobile...happy holidays...

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