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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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Weak-minded fool: The puppeteering behind Jabba the Hutt

A 20-minute fan documentary explores the operation of Jabba the Hutt, including a new interview with one of the puppeteers.

By February 9, 2015

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'Firestorm' aims to be 21st century 'Thunderbirds' with next-gen puppets

"Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson's son Jamie is asking for your help to turn "Supermarionation" into next-generation "Ultramarionation".

By October 3, 2014

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Shadow Puppet for iOS

With a simple process that's incredibly easy to follow, Shadow Puppet is a must-have for quick slideshows with audio.

By May 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2014
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Adopt a Gremlin: Special-effects wiz auctioning off movie treasures

The legendary Rick Baker is selling work including animatronics and puppets from "Gremlins 2" and "Men in Black." Find out what Mogwai monsters and alien gems await.

By May 22, 2015

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast celebrated on Vanity Fair cover

Han Solo and Chewbacca hang out with new characters in Annie Leibovitz's latest "Star Wars" portraits for Vanity Fair magazine. Plus J.J. Abrams reveals his Jar Jar death fantasies.

By May 4, 2015

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'Interstellar' TARS robot cosplay stomps along in real life

A feat of cosplay engineering results in a full-size walking TARS robot costume that uses aluminum and a pair of iPads to get the right look.

By April 7, 2015

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'Star Wars' film saga finally to be released... digitally

Grab a galaxy far, far away for your digital devices thanks to a new official re-release of the special editions of the "Star Wars" six film saga, coming this month from Disney.

By April 6, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Meerkat vs. Periscope, and Facebook's grand VR plans

Is Meerkat's dominance of the live-streaming mobile video market over? Also, Facebook talks more about Oculus, and its high-flying Wi-Fi drones. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By March 27, 2015

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First Samsung Galaxy Gear, Note 3 ad: Annie Lennox, puppet love

In its first attempt to get people excited about its new watch and Note 3, Samsung presents street theater and imagination and inspiration from your everyday life.

By October 2, 2013