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Imperial Star Destroyer Lego Ultimate Collector set: $699 of Imperial evil?

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Imperial Star Destroyer Lego Ultimate Collector set: $699 of Imperial evil?

Feeling flush after pay day? Then wop $699 large out and purchase this Lego icon of the Galactic Empire – the Devastator. With 4,700 LEGO pieces, this Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer model is more or less as it appeared in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, including swivelling guns, a […]

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The Mandalorian (live action Star Wars TV series: new trailer).

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (live action Star Wars TV series: new trailer).

The Mandalorian – the first live-action Star Wars TV series – is set after the fall of the Empire, but before the emergence of the First Order. It follows the adventures of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, keeping a rather dubious law alive far from the authority of the New […]

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Disney is worried the kids have abandoned Star Wars (news).

August 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Disney is worried the kids have abandoned Star Wars (news).

Are the kids now abandoning Star Wars? Disney’s financial results and their Star Wars franchise specifically is increasingly looking like a bad bet for the Mouse. Especially in the face of a run of very successful Marvel movies. Star Wars, only for your dad? I hope not. Otherwise it’ll end up like Star Trek as […]

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Star Wars: YT-1300 Millennium Falcon Modified Corellian Freighter Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (book review).

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: YT-1300 Millennium Falcon Modified Corellian Freighter Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (book review).

This volume about the ‘Millennium Falcon isn’t the same as Haynes 2012 volume as there’s more emphasis on the Corellian freighters and their evolution in general with only a 20 page section devoted to its famous crew before the focus shifts to the spacecraft itself. There are lots of designs and photographs from all the […]

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Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

Andrew sent in word that after many months of gluing and painting, his Star Wars Star Destroyer costume was finished just in time for his kid’s Halloween. It comes equipped with a speaker to blare out the Imperial March, if it wasn’t cool enough already.

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Odyssey: A Star Wars Story (2018 Fan Film).

October 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Odyssey: A Star Wars Story (2018 Fan Film).

Ever wondered what it would be like to see stormtroopers in a film like Saving Private Ryan? Odyssey is a fan-made war film set in the Star Wars universe. The story follows a young rebel named Quinn on his first mission with Odyssey Squadron. When Quinn makes a decision to ignore his orders of not […]

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Tie Fighter car … can you feel its extreme Force?

April 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tie Fighter car … can you feel its extreme Force?

Here’s the incredible scratch-built Tie Fighter car courtesy of Star Wars fan Allan Carver. It’s fully electric, so he won’t be polluting the environment much while he’s blasting rebel scum off the highways of Canada. Good to know, Allan. Strong with the Dark Side, is he, we suspect.

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Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Disneyland goes Star Wars crazy in 2019 (and Avatar loopy this year)!

Disney Chairman Bob Iger told the Nest that Pandora: The World of Avatar, an expansion for Disney’s Animal Kingdom inspired by science fiction movie Avatar, will be opening May 27th 2017. Bob also noted the new (as yet untitled) Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be opening in 2019. Created […]

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MidAmeriCon II brings all the Star Wars.

June 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
MidAmeriCon II brings all the Star Wars.

MidAmeriCon II – aka the World Science Fiction Convention – will be celebrating Star Wars with special guests, programming and exhibits on Friday, August 19th 2016. MidAmeriCon II’s “Star Wars Day” will take place exactly forty years after the first MidAmeriCon hosted just the third public presentation to be made about a then little known upcoming […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (film review by Frank Ochieng)

December 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (film review by Frank Ochieng)

So where were you when the Science Fiction cinema sensation ‘Star Wars’ took shape and captured the imagination of the massive global moviegoers’ escapist expectations back in 1977? Regardless of whether you existed thirty-eight years ago or not, the legend of George Lucas’ highly-heralded SF blockbuster that shattered box office records worldwide was automatically engrained in […]

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