Between the Streams: ‘Get Out’ blows minds, Han Solo’s new family photo, and more

This week, we’ll talk about the genius of Jordan Peele’s new genre-bending horror flick, Get Out, predictions for Sunday’s Academy Awards, a new Stephen King TV show from JJ Abrams, and more.

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Roku roundup: The best deals we can find for our favorite TV streamer

If you’re cutting cable or just want to add streaming to your regular programming, Amazon is offering up to $20 off new and refurbished Roku streamer models. Enjoy access to thousands of TV channels, movies, and more.

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Weekly Rewind: Insane stunt pilot lady, life beyond Earth, $700 self-driving car

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.

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How ‘Rogue One’ brought a famous actor back to life, and changed movies forever

A combination of innovative, hands-on filming techniques and groundbreaking advances in facial mapping earned Rogue One an Oscar nomination, and a place among the year’s best visual-effects experiences.

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How the studio behind ‘Kubo’ went high tech to make stop-motion look astonishing

Step behind the scenes for a hands-on look at state-of-the-art animation studio, Laika. The studio’s mix of 3D-printing, stop motion, and CGI to create the breathtaking film Kubo and the Two Strings garnered two Oscar nods for Sunday’s ceremony.

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Ford re-creates 1976 street racing film ‘C’était un Rendez‑Vous’ in 360 VR

Ford remade the classic French short film C’était un Rendez‑Vous in 360-degree virtual reality. The original director, Claude Lelouch, helped with the new film, which depicts a Mustang GT Fastback racing through Paris.

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How animators made the entire animal kingdom talk in ‘Jungle Book’

The visual-effects team responsible for bringing talking animals to life in The Jungle Book explains how they created the creature FX in the Disney blockbuster, one of five contenders for this year’s Visual Effects Academy Award.

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Now $60, the Google Chromecast Ultra is an affordable HD streaming solution

One of the best and most affordable 4K streaming devices on the market, the Google Chromecast Ultra is now available for just $60. The Chromecast Ultra offers high-speed streaming via Wi-Fi and Ethernet.

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Iconic ‘Star Wars’ lightsaber began life as a camera flash, cost $15 to build

One of the most iconic movie prop weapons in history was actually created for about $15 from a camera flash. An interview with Star Wars prop director Roger Christian dives into the lightsaber’s history.

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