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Taika Waititi to make a new Star Wars film for the cinema (news).

May 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Taika Waititi to make a new Star Wars film for the cinema (news).

Actor, director and all-round Renaissance bod Taika Waititi (of Jo-Jo Rabbit fame), is taking on the Star Wars universe as he has been tapped to direct and co-write an original film in the franchise. That should be, ummm, interesting. And possibly very special. His bud in the co-writing chair will be Krysty Wilson-Cairns of 1917 […]

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Star Wars Lego helmets (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Lego helmets (news).

If you’ve got a bit of time on your hands, and hey, these days, who hasn’t, then there are a series of Lego Star Wars helmets shipping at the end of April 2020 (well, they were, anyway), for 60 dollars a pop. There are a seven inch tall Boba Fett head, a tie fighter pilot, […]

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Alone (Star Wars fan film).

February 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alone (Star Wars fan film).

Here’s a fan film for the Star Wars universe, called Alone, in which a Stormtrooper who has survived the destruction of the second Death Star is hunted by vengeful Ewoks, who are anything but the amusing cuddle-bunnies of the official movies.

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Star Wars: how the Stormtrooper evolved (documentary).

November 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: how the Stormtrooper evolved (documentary).

A short video documentary looking at how the humble blaster-toting rubbish-shooting front-line of the Imperial Empire’s ground forces have evolved over the various Star Wars movies. Scout troopers, snow troopers, clone troopers, there’s a unique armoured goon for everyone in this scifi franchise.

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Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

Lucasfilm’s head honcho-ess, Kathleen Kennedy, chats about the future of Star Wars, dealing with criticism from George Lucas, and related matters of interest to fans of the franchise. Read the full interview over at … https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-features/lucasfilm-president-kathleen-kennedy-interview-rise-skywalker-future-star-wars-912393/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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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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