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Stormtrooper vs. Nexu model diorama tutorial (video).

April 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Stormtrooper vs. Nexu model diorama tutorial (video).

Mark brings us a fine tutorial on building a 1:12​ scale diorama of a scrap between an Imperial Stormtrooper and a Nexu from Star Wars (the Nexu is the cat-like critter last glimpsed in Attack of the Clones during the Geonosis gladiatorial combat). 

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Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series (trailer).

March 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series (trailer).

Here’s the first big trailer for the new Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series aimed at the kids. It streams on Disney Plus on Tuesday, May 4th 2021, with a 70-minute premiere, followed by new episodes every Friday, the first streaming May 7th 2021. This one is about a rogue bunch of ex-Clone […]

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Mandalorian Razor Crest starship: full size replica built in Russia (video).

March 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Mandalorian Razor Crest starship: full size replica built in Russia (video).

Ah, those crazy Russians – a bunch of fans of the Mandalorian got together and spent $10,000 building a working (well, apart from the flying) full scale replica of the Mandalorian Razor Crest starship in their local park. Now, that’s dedication, comrade.

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Jabba’s Palace diorama: a model-maker’s masterclass (video).

February 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jabba’s Palace diorama: a model-maker’s masterclass (video).

In this model-maker’s masterclass, it’s time to build a realistic 1:700 scale Jabba’s Palace (or should that be Boba’s Palace as of now?). You can 3D print the structures and made the terrain from styrofoam. By the twin suns of Tatooine, this is a worthy subject for a quick six-minute masterclass video!

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The Mandalorian’s Gina Carano – aka Cara Dune – interviewed (video).

February 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian’s Gina Carano – aka Cara Dune – interviewed (video).

Actress Gina Carano is interviewed about her role playing bounty Hunter and space sheriff Cara Dune in the first two seasons of the Disney+ live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, in this hour-long piece from YouTube. She’s a former professional fighter in the mixed martial artist (MMA) leagues and also made appearances in the movies […]

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How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communication Manual I.M Rollin and illustrated JAKe (book review).

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communication Manual I.M Rollin and illustrated JAKe (book review).

‘How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communications Manual’ is a follow-up to the ‘How To Speak’ books on R2D2 and Wookies, previously published by Chronicle Books and written and illustrated by JAKe, an artist who has not only worked on ‘Star Wars’ but also properties such as Titan Comics’ ‘Doctor Who’ series. Presented in […]

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The Art Of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker by Phil Szostak, foreword by Doug Chiang (book review).

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker by Phil Szostak, foreword by Doug Chiang (book review).

I’ll be honest, readers, I’ve put off reviewing ‘The Art Of The Rise of Skywalker’ ever since I emerged, blinking into the sunlight a year ago from a trip to the cinema (remember those?) and felt an overwhelming sense of disappointment. ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ (2019), JJ Abrams’ final part of the Skywalker […]

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Katee Sackhoff: this is the way (Mandalorian interview).

January 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Katee Sackhoff: this is the way (Mandalorian interview).

Actress Katee Sackhoff of The Mandalorian, Battle Star Galactica, Riddick, Another Life-fame, sits down with Lex Luther – well, actor Michael Rosenbaum, at any rate – to chat about such media gold as her recent role in The Mandalorian (making good on the Clone Wars cartoon series where she voiced the same character of course). […]

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Star Wars: The Jedi Mind – Secrets From The Force For Balance And Peace by Amy Ratcliffe and illustrations by Christina Chung (book review).

January 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Jedi Mind – Secrets From The Force For Balance And Peace by Amy Ratcliffe and illustrations by Christina Chung (book review).

‘Mindfulness’, a recent term designed to cover a range of meditation and breathing techniques is big business, worth now at least $1bn. The proliferation of books, apps and online content has exploded in recent years and whereas older texts such as ‘The Tao Of Pooh’ (1982), Benjamin Hoff’s exploration of Taoism seen through the lens […]

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Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Alan Dean Foster: science fiction author interview (video).

Alan Dean Foster, the science fiction author behind many media tie-in novels as well as the fab Humanx Commonwealth Universe books, is interviewed about getting screwed for royalties by Disney after they purchased the Star Wars franchise, his thoughts on the relationship arc between Rey and Finn, and which Star Wars films he liked and […]

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