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Geek Bits: Kylo Ren Inspired By Kittens, Sarcastic R2-D2 and More

Custom LEGO Helicarrier created by members of Formosa Creative Brick. (via /Film)
We'd love to hear what you think of the Internet's strangest and geekiest moments in this week's "Geek Bits."

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1. Mattel Reveals "Batman v Superman" Man of Steel Barbie (via Superman Super Site)

Ken eat your heart out

2. Kylo Ren’s Signature Force Sound Was A Purring Kitty, Say Sound Designers (Via Nerdist)

A wonderful article by Amy Ratcliffe explaining some of the unusual sounds used in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
What are some of the weirdest sources you pulled from to design a sound in The Force Awakens?
[Laughs] Off the top of my head, the Kylo Ren Force rumble—the really chunky and animalistic rumble—is my cat’s purring. It’s heavily pitched and slowed version of my cat’s purr that becomes Kylo Force rumble.

3. Diversity In Hollywood - Beyond Black & White (via MsMariah's Space Blog-yssey)

A wonderfully thoughtful article about the "Oscars So White" controversy

4. Interview: Marvel’s Sana Amanat Talks Ms. Marvel at The 2016 MAKERS Conference (via The Mary Sue)

5. R2-D2 Sarcastic Subtitles

6. According to a Lawyer, Han Solo Had a Legal Right to Shoot Greedo First (via /Film)

7. CAPTAIN AMERICA Celebrates Facebook's Friend Day On The Road To CIVIL WAR (via Comic Book Movie)

8. Marvel’s Super-Hero Hip-Hop Covers Are Available For Free (via io9)

9. Megan Fox Teases Super Bowl Ad For TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 (via Comic Book Movie)

10. Francis Ford Coppola Wonders If Star Wars Was Really Worth It (via io9)

"George [Lucas] is kind of a genius but I think it’s a pity he got so [absorbed in that one franchise]. I hope George isn’t offended, but the truth of the matter is that Star Wars cost us 10 new George Lucas films that would have been wonderful." - Coppola

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