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Abu Dhabi built a Starkiller Base for the Star Wars: The Force Awakes premiere… as you do

January 24th, 2016 by Matt Gault Comments


Abu Dhabi just had to go and outdo everyone, didn’t they?

For their Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere, the capital of the United Arab Emirates decided to go all out and build an enormous, 100-metre tall Starkiller Base skyscraper, and it’s awe-inspiring.

That is a serious amount of work. Check it out below…

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Matt Gault is a sports writer and film fanatic. He is a fully-qualified journalist and has worked for BBCNI, Sunday Life and has been published on The Guardian's website. He interns at REDNI, sub-editing for the Belfast Telegraph. He studied at Queen's University pretending to like history and literature and then University of Ulster Coleraine, where he slacked off enormously for a year and somehow got away with it. He also enjoys Captain Morgans, The Sopranos, Led Zeppelin and Hunter S. Thompson which makes him a remarkably uninteresting person.