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What I learned from watching Star Wars in the wrong order

Is the Millennium Falcon alive? That's just one of the questions answered when I watched the original Star Wars films in the popular Machete Order.

By November 21, 2015


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


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


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

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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


Joel wants to bring back 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

Series creator Joel Hodgson urges fans to help crowdfund 12 new feature-length episodes of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" via Kickstarter.

By November 11, 2015


​The robots aren't just coming. They're already here

As machines increasingly sense what's going on and take action on their own, robots are blending into the world of humans, a robotics group leader says.

By November 3, 2015


The 'Star Wars' toy that made me a geek

Commentary: One "Star Wars" toy shaped CNET's Bonnie Burton as a geek. As "Force Friday" passes, she fondly recalls stumbling upon a discarded action figure that changed her life forever.

By September 5, 2015


'Thunderbirds' are go via new Kickstarter campaign

The family of "Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson has given the OK for new episodes of the popular puppet-driven TV show from the '60s, based on an original album and radio recordings to be made.

By August 5, 2015


Reasons to get excited for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

If you missed the star-studded panel for "The Force Awakens" at Comic-Con 2015, "Star Wars" expert Bonnie Burton is your guide to why we should all be freaking out like happy Jawas about the upcoming movie. Utinni!

By July 15, 2015