Which do you prefer? Nothing has divided the Star Wars fandom more than the debate over prequels vs. sequels. The only common ground between the two camps is that is that the original trilogy comprising A New Hope (1977), Empire Strikes Back (1980) and The Return of the Jedi (1983) is sacred. So […]
THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS DO NOT READ BEYOND THIS POINT IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW! BUT THERE IS NOTHING TO SPOIL ANYWAY The last Jedi Review I love Star Wars and I love film in general so it feels a bit like heresy to say I disliked ‘The Last Jedi’. There are some good […]
UK Fan Experience: UK Smelly Rubbers and Pencil Toppers Back in the heady days of the original trilogy, while young kids at school looked out of the window and wished they were in the cantina, or blasting at AT-AT’s in a snowspeeder, there was always a peach-smelling Star Wars eraser to remind us that the […]
Star Wars VIII – The Last Jedi. After all the false trailers, fan trailers, leaked trailers and the ‘Is Vader really back?’ trailer, here is the real thing. Finally Luke says something although it is not exactly what we want to hear: Tell us what you make of it all!
Appearing onscreen first—and only—in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back as Lando Calrissian’s executive assistant in Cloud City, Lobo has since been fleshed out into a 3-dimensional character with an interesting history as Calrissian’s version of Chewbacca.
Untold Star Wars: Padme’s Family Perhaps due to George Lucas’ enjoyment of crafting a new generation of Star Wars characters in the prequels – who then couldn’t all have the requisite amount of screen time – Padme Amidala was the character who suffered most in the editing room. In Revenge of the Sith, her story […]
Wanted men. The originators of the severed arm running gag. The surgeon and the thug. Pirates. Spicerunners. They escaped Jedha but not Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Untold Star Wars : Luke builds his Lightsaber When Star Wars The Complete Saga was released on Blu-ray, one particular deleted scene had fans salivating. It was teased at Star Wars Celebration V, during which George Lucas revealed the scene during an announcement for the upcoming HD release. In it, Luke Skywalker finishes building his […]
Officially, within the new canon of the LucasFilms/Disney-owned Star Wars, the story of the Twi’lek Bib Fortuna ends with the destruction of Jabba’s sail barge. In Legends, his story continues… or maybe not. There’s an entire galaxy of characters and adventures beyond Luke, Leia, Han, Rey, Finn, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and the other faces […]
Untold Star Wars: Boonta Eve Podrace One of the most exhilarating sequences in Star Wars The Phantom Menace is the thrill ride that is the Boonta Eve Podrace. Taking full advantage of the special effects breakthroughs that ILM had made, the movie offered something unlike anything else that had been seen before on screen, with […]