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George Lucas’s retirement plan… Disney!

October 31, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
George Lucas’s retirement plan… Disney!

Star Wars, now (TM) the House of Mouse. Yes, George Lucas has been making noises for a while now about how he won’t be producing films forever and how he wanted to secure his legacy for Star Wars. And the way he’s doing it? By selling Lucasfilm to Disney for £2.5 billion (that’s $4.05 billion […]

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Star Wars Art: Illustration by 41 artists (book review).

October 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Art: Illustration by 41 artists (book review).

This ‘Star Wars’ book is exactly what it says on the box: Illustrations, although the title has that in the singular. Apart from a forward by Howard Roffman, President of Lucas Licensing, explaining how back in the late 80s, he had to resurrect the franchise and an introduction by Steven Heller, co-chair of MFA Design, […]

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Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

October 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

You know there are a lot of killer combos in the world – bacon and lettuce, salt and pepper, dungeons and dragons – but here comes a winning formula that is bound to succeed – Angry Birds the Star Wars edition! Now, the real question here… is Angry Birds doing George Lucas a favour, or […]

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Clone me sideways! The Clone Wars returns.

September 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Clone me sideways! The Clone Wars returns.

Yes, there is still a point to Skywalker Ranch. The Lucas machine still rumbles on, and your children will receive this latest instalment of the Clone Wars with appropriate gratitude (we hope). Here’s the new trailer. Spoil yourself, Padawan, spoil yourself.

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Star Wars the anime.

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Wars the anime.

You like the Star Wars, yes? You like the anime? Certainly. Then blend the two and get this fine slush of lovely Star Wars Anime out at the other end. Fan-built, of course.

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Clone Wars S5 super long trailer.

August 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Clone Wars S5 super long trailer.

Our friend George Lucas is really spoiling us with these Clone Wars trailers he’s releasing in advance of the new 5th series. This one is a big’un, alright. Like Chewie on steroids!

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Clone Wars series five.

August 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Clone Wars series five.

So, the fifth series of Clone Wars is nearly upon us? Our kids will be happy, and the young at heart among you may crack a smile too. I wonder if they will release this for Christmas 2012 as a boxset? I’ve gone out and got it for the nippers – and, cough, me – […]

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Star Wars Detours.

August 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Detours.

For those that like their Star Wars live action-stylee and believe that the Clone Wars is a step too far for the Lucas Film franchising monster, you may want to avert your delicate eyes now, for Seth Green’s Star Wars: Detours send-up is nearly upon us. We are promised that the action in the comedy […]

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Without Rancor?

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Without Rancor?

Those bods at the 501st Legion are some crafty people. Not content with rocking some awsome Star Wars costumes as a matter of course, they have now embarked on the epic feat of designing a real-size Racor beast for the upcoming Star Wars gig in Orlando. Looks real enough that you might need a light […]

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Go over to the Lego side.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Go over to the Lego side.

If you want a Star Wars-themed Lego chess set, then Brandon Griffith is your man. Here’s his mighty effort for Return of the Jedi. Nice one, Brandon.

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