In Northern California, Star Wars creator George Lucas has a sprawling complex called the Skywalker Ranch. If you found your way inside, you might stumble upon a big room full of concept art, design documents, and files for all sorts of old games.
With a new Star Wars movie out, the first in ten years, now is as good a time as any to see how all the films stack up. That’s right, it’s time to put the Star Wars movies through the Pecking Order paces—much like with have with everything from the Final Fantasy games to, more recently, the Fallout ones.
This is the Darth Vader we all know. But the character might not have been the same if famous Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune had taken the role.
Finally! The wait is over. Here it is. The real deal. This is the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
To tell the truth, the best thing in this clip by Nerdist is not necessarily the fan moments (that Patton Oswalt scene though...), but Mark Hamill himself, who still looks super cool and totally ready to put the robe back on. He's here to show some of his favorite Star Wars fan moments, all leading up to a contest.
Amanda Lucas, the daughter of Star Wars creator George Lucas, is an MMA fighter. This trailer is for a documentary about her, called Lucas, due for release later this year.
Terence Stamp is one of our age's great actors. The guy has been everyone from Dracula to General Zod, and been in everything from Young Guns to Halo 3 (he was the Prophet of Truth).
According to a report on THR, the "majority" of the $4 billion George Lucas is receiving for the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney (he owns 100% of the company) will be going to charity.
File this one under: "What the hell do I even do with this information?" The guys behind Robot Chicken (including Joker himself, Seth Green) are making a new animated show called Star Wars Detours that will mercilessly, if lovingly, mock Star Wars. George Lucas has even given them his stamp of approval.
Fairly or unfairly, Star Wars creator George Lucas is often pegged as public enemy number one for a variety of reasons. But for sci-fi author David Brin, there's another baddie: Yoda.
It's been popular for far too long to complain about Star Wars. I'm sick of it, because it all sounds to me like a bunch of old people complaining about kids these days.
She really could. She could kick a lot of people's asses—not just yours. That's because Amanda Lucas is a mixed martial arts superstar.
From an interview with The New York Times.
Game developer Ross Mills noticed something he found, tongue planted firmly in cheek, appalling: a British retailer specializing in educational toys had the gall to sell Anakin Skywalker stuff.
Why wonder what the hell Sonic the Hedgehog is doing in a car insurance ad when you can wonder what the hell Darth Vader is doing in South Korean telecom commercials.
Star Wars is epic, spawning movies, toys, and video games. That's doesn't mean it's too big for the small scale. If anything, it works brilliantly.
R2-D2, the helmet. Created by Philadelphia-based artist and illustrator Jenn, this a do-it-yourself original. The force is strong with this one.
Check out this pretty hilarious fake trailer for George Lucas Strikes Back, a story about the original George, not the evil doppelganger Hollywood created to ruin the Star Wars legacy.
Irvin Kershner, the director behind what many consider the finest of all the Star Wars films, has passed away at the age of 87.