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Ramping Up the Star Wars Hype

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Target’s ad for Star Wars merchandise contains neither movie clips nor images of the new merchandise. It will still get you excited about Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, because it will remind you of a time when you loved Star Wars.
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The Force Awakens to force other movies off IMAX screens for a month. The seventh Star Wars movie will play at all 400 IMAX screens in America, even in museums.
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