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Posted by Adam on May 22, 2015 at 03:13 PM CST |
Ultimate Star Wars isn't the first Star Wars encyclopedia to be released, and with new episodes in the Star Wars saga on the horizon, it's impossible to imagine it being the last. Click on the full report link to read our review.
Posted by Dustin on May 19, 2015 at 09:00 PM CST |
WIRED features all star cast of filmmakers: George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Michael Bay, J.J. Abrams, and others on June cover to celebrate 40 years of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM).
Posted by Dustin on May 19, 2015 at 08:36 PM CST |
Here's a 19 second clip from the set of The Force Awakens that has leaked to the internet. There are no major spoilers in this clip other than Darth Maul fighting Ahsoka Tano.
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 07:51 PM CST |
TK 007, why aren't you at your post?
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 07:25 PM CST |
Fanboys and girls rejoice Underoos are back, and this time for adults! For fans who grew up in the 80's these nostalgia based pajama designs bring back great memories. Now available at Hot Topic, you can grab a set here for only $20. I think these are great, but they first guy I see running around a convention in his underwear claiming to "cosplay" is getting a swift boot!
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 07:01 PM CST |
Ricky Elliot recently created a new tutorial for doing the lightsaber effect, with the aid of two other forum members regarded as the go-to guys for the subject: Ryan Wieber and Nate Cauuwe. kudos to these guys looking to ensure the next generation of fanfilmers are well-informed, and well-equipped!
Posted by Adam on May 17, 2015 at 06:19 PM CST |
To thank fans for helping them break 30K Facebook fans, ANOVOS are extending their current $450 Stormtrooper armor kit pricing through to the first day of San Diego Comic-Con on July 9th. Click through to learn about the conditions of this and the free shipping offer.
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 12:22 PM CST |
Check out this awesome old school VW bus that has been given a nice Star Wars R2-D2 themed update! There's a nice tutorial on how this project was completed right here.
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 12:01 PM CST |
During a conference call with investors, Disney CEO Robert Iger's vague quote raises eyebrows.
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 11:22 AM CST |
I'm not sure of the backstory behind this awesome fridge, but I'm sure it will keep all of your blue milk nice and cold. I hope they have the Han Solo in carbonite ice cube trays! Thanks to the Boba Fett Fan Club for the heads up!
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 08:46 AM CST |
Fan of TheForce.net Graham Hancock visits the new Star Wars at Madame Tussauds in London, home to the now global waxwork attraction. Already one of London's most popular tourist destinations, in May 2015 it becomes a must-visit location for Star Wars fans.
Posted by Dustin on May 17, 2015 at 07:46 AM CST |
With Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One on the horizon, as well as the twentieth anniversaries of both the comic series and novels coming in July and January, respectively, Doug McCausland thought it would be a good time to look back on the franchise with Michael Stackpole, touching on some of the more controversial points in the series as well as looking ahead to a possible future of the franchise in film and television...
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 01:11 PM CST |
The guys from Tested meet up with Holman Wang, who along with his brother recently published the Star Wars Epic Yarns book series featuring needle felted interpretations of iconic Star Wars scenes. Holman shares his self-taught process of crafting the detailed felt characters, and then we join him for a workshop to learn how to make our own felt Jawa!
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 01:01 PM CST |
Star Wars Weekends officially started today with a special Galactic Gathering event, and then will be running every weekend from May 15th until June 14th 2015.
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 12:35 PM CST |
World famous wax museum goes all out re-creating 11 famous scenes from Star Wars...
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 12:32 PM CST |
Sources tell Variety that Diego Luna is in talks for a lead role alongside Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed, with Ben Mendelsohn set to star as the film's primary villain. Of course, nothing officially announced from Lucasfilm or Disney yet so take it as a rumor until then. Read the full report here.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 10:07 AM CST |
Disney is holding their annual D23 convention Aug. 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center ( we were just there for Celebration! ) and they've released a press release with a schedule of what to expect!
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM CST |
Filmmaker and historian Jamie Benning is back with a brand-new documentary short focusing on Luke Skywalker's dashing Tatooine buddy, Biggs Darklighter, from Star Wars: A New Hope. Benning is legendary for his ultimate dissection and discovery of neglected scenes, key characters and classic sequences in geek movies created in a format he calls Filmumentaries.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM CST |
My Saga follows the journey of Adam Harris, a husband, father and Star Wars fan. Four years ago, the discovery of a brain tumour and a serious health scare caused Adam to re-evaluate his priorities and follow his dreams.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:44 AM CST |
Actress returns with new Her Universe Star Wars fashions for 2015!
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:00 AM CST |
Colin Hanks ( Son of Tom Hanks ) chimed in on instagram recently about his own personal experience with his young daughter and the lack of female Star Wars characters and toys.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 09:10 PM CST |
4,000 thousand years ago an ancient and powerful artifact capable of amplifying the dark side present in any force user to terrifying levels went missing and was presumed lost...until now.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 09:06 PM CST |
Nick from Andromeda Media wrote us to let fans know about the trailer for their new Star Wars Fan Film, "Rise Of The Empire."
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:49 PM CST |
To celebrate the launch of their new Star Wars Collection, Samsonite has organized contest for European Star Wars fans.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:38 PM CST |
A group of Jawas get more than they bargained for when they attempt to kidnap a lone droid in the desert. There's a reason they invented restraining bolts.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:34 PM CST |
When the official @starwars twitter account asked fans "Who would your mom be in a galaxy far, far away?" I doubt they expected Carrie Fisher to reply...
Posted by Adam on May 11, 2015 at 06:00 PM CST |
We've received a spy report about a number of different lines from The Force Awakens that have appeared on the system at Toys "R" Us in the UK that seems to corroborate a report in January on product assortments being solicited by Hasbro. Click through for all of the details, though be aware that there may be some items that are decidedly spoiler-ish!
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 06:00 AM CST |
Ultimate Star Wars Bed, Star Wars scenes cut from one sheet of paper, BB-8 riding bagpipe playing fan from Portland, and more!