star-wars

LEGO is bringing back the Ultimate Collector Series Snowspeeder set 14 years after the original, and it includes nearly 250 more pieces for added detail. [click to continue…]

Is this the first photo ever taken of Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill seems to think so, and he’s something of an authority on the character. He notes that the picture was taken on the very first day of shooting in 1976, just before his first scene was filmed. [click to continue…]

Whether you’re new to Star Wars fandom or you’ve been a die-hard fan since 1977, one of the great upsides of the new Star Wars films, books, and television series is the bounty of information they contain. If you’re looking for a good reference guide for all things Star Wars, DK Publishing’s Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia is both gorgeous and super informative. [click to continue…]

Growing up in upstate New York, we called this game “bean bag toss”, but that boring name doesn’t generate the kind of juvenile jokes that can be produced with “cornhole” and “thermal exhaust port”. [click to continue…]

There really needs to be Luke and Yoda figures in there—preferably frog versions. I would settle for TMNT figures with lightsabers.

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The YouTubers behind Auralnauts have replaced R2-D2’s bleeps and boops with a human voice (from voice actor Scheiffer Bates) that actually fits the character. Not only that, they’ve added believable dialogue to scenes from the films. If you ever wanted to know exactly what R2-D2 was saying, the video below is something you need to watch. [click to continue…]

The Oatmeal explains in the comic below. [click to continue…]

This is one of my all-time favorite LEGO recreations. Iain Heath aka Ochre Jelly picked an unorthodox Star Wars scene as the subject of his LEGO tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, but it definitely captures “her feisty character”. Also, the use of croissants for the bikini is just so great. [click to continue…]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is coming home to Digital HD on March 24th and Blu-ray/DVD/On-Demand on April 4th. Below you’ll find a look at the box art, bonus features and a trailer—but you’ll notice that there aren’t any deleted scenes or director’s commentary. Hmmmm…very curious. Then again, they’ll probably need a box set to handle all that. [click to continue…]

The news was confirmed yesterday along with the Han Solo cast photo: Joonas Suotamo is fully taking over the role of Chewbacca after serving as a double for Peter Mayhew in The Force Awakens. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but Suotamo still took the time to write a heartfelt letter that shows his appreciation to fans while honoring Peter Mayhew: [click to continue…]