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 650 CKOM pop culture critic Craig Silliphant briefly met Carrie Fisher at Saskatoon Comic and Entertainment Expo Sept. 17, 2016.

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher in stable condition after major heart attack

By Canadian Press December 23, 2016 - 6:10pm Updated: December 23, 2016 - 7:06pm

Carrie Fisher has reportedly been transported to a hospital after suffering a severe medical emergency on a flight Friday.

According to celebrity website TMZ, paramedics...

Fans lined up in the cold for the preview of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in December, 2015.

Regina's Kramer IMAX theatre providing unique experience for Star Wars fans

By Brant Hilton December 16, 2016 - 9:27pm Updated: December 16, 2016 - 9:30pm

Star Wars fans and filmgoers in Regina have a rare movie experience at their fingertips that very few in the world have.

The Kramer IMAX theatre at the Saskatchewan...

People lined up at the Regina Imax theatre the night of the Star Wars preview, Dec. 17, 2015.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' run ends at Regina Imax after 318 shows

By Lisa Schick May 11, 2016 - 7:32am Updated: May 11, 2016 - 7:45am

After six-months at the Imax theatre in Regina, if you didn't see Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you're out of luck.

The movie ended its run on Saturday with its 318th...

First trailer released for Star Wars spinoff Rogue One

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2016 - 10:16am Updated: April 7, 2016 - 10:16am

The internet is once again losing its collective mind over Star Wars.

The first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out Thursday.

It's the first of...

The night that "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opened at the Kramer Imax Theatre.

Star Wars still selling out at the Saskatchewan Science Centre

By Adriana Christianson December 29, 2015 - 12:12pm Updated: December 29, 2015 - 12:15pm

It appears the force is still awake and very strong in Regina with Kramer Imax Theatre still selling out shows for the new Star Wars movie.   Ryan Holota, director of visitor...

Star Wars obliterates opening weekend records

By Reuters December 21, 2015 - 7:37am Updated: December 21, 2015 - 7:37am

Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered the domestic box office record with an estimated $238 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales through Sunday, a staggering debut that...

Seeing Star Wars everywhere: tributes to film franchise around the world

By 980 CJME December 18, 2015 - 10:31am Updated: December 18, 2015 - 10:45am

Along with taking over conversations around the world, Star Wars is inspiring unique tributes.

People are taking to social media to share images influenced by Star Wars...

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Star Wars takes over British weather forecast

By 980 CJME December 18, 2015 - 7:30am Updated: December 18, 2015 - 7:45am

With the new Star Wars hitting theatres, one British weather woman could not resist a pun-filled forecast.

Sian Welby of Channel Five let loose with a string of Star...

Jolanta Bird outside the theatre following the first screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

New Star Wars film a hit in Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy December 18, 2015 - 6:18am Updated: December 18, 2015 - 7:59am

All the hype finally came to a head as Star Wars: The Force Awakens came to screens in Saskatoon.

People coming out of the first showing at the Scotiabank Cinema...

Francois Deslauriers and his wife Lisa Watson have a home filled with Star Wars memorabilia.

Star Wars previews to unite Regina fans

By Kevin Martel, Adriana Christianson December 17, 2015 - 6:25am Updated: December 17, 2015 - 6:30am

The movie may only be two hours and 16 minutes, but the hype and events surrounding Star Wars: The Force Awakens could possibly last all day in Regina.

The Saskatchewan...

A selection of Lisa Watson and Francois Deslauriers' Star Wars collection.

Star Wars merchandise a force to be reckoned with

By Adriana Christianson December 16, 2015 - 6:28am Updated: December 16, 2015 - 6:30am

Like the force, Star Wars merchandise surrounds us all and you might say it binds the fan galaxy together.   Walk into any major chain store this month and you will find stacks...

Part of Ryan Johnson's Star Wars collection at his home in Moose Jaw.

Big collection this is: Moose Jaw man has 24,000 Star Wars collectibles

By Kevin Martel December 15, 2015 - 5:02pm Updated: December 15, 2015 - 5:15pm

Big collection this is. Or so Master Yoda would say.

Some people collect cars. Others collect memorabilia from their favourite sports team. Moose Jaw's Ryan Johnson, on...

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