Tag: Star Wars

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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Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table – the caffeine is strong with this one.

September 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table – the caffeine is strong with this one.

Yes, the caffeine is strong with this Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table. Thanks, Tom Spina Designs, now how about you get going on that full size working Tie Fighter for me?

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Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig (book review).

September 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig (book review).

It might have taken thirty-two years but, with the publication of Chuck Wendig’s novel ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’, we now have the definitive story of what happened to the Rebellion after the Death Star II was destroyed in ‘Return Of The Jedi’. As the whole world counts down to December and the release of ‘The Force […]

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With maximum Rancor?

July 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
With maximum Rancor?

Here’s a rather interesting example of cosplay-to-the-max at Comic-Con . . . meet, The Rancor! SFX master Frank Ippolito designed and built this foam costume in less than 28 days, based on references from an original test costume used for the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi production people.

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Princess Leia Slave Outfit action figure outrage.

July 15, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Princess Leia Slave Outfit action figure outrage.

Ah, nobody quite does confected outrage like Fox news. In this little gem of overacting, the existence of Slave Leia drives an American parent into apoplexies of extreme annoyance. Ah, well, just wait until the next Star Wars movie when they release the Slave Leia MILF action figure. Hasbro, not the first firm that jumps […]

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Let’s choke San Diego Comic Con! Shocking Sith attack.

July 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Let’s choke San Diego Comic Con! Shocking Sith attack.

Darth Vader cosplayer Dupree Jones goes, frankly, Force Choke nuts at San Diego Comic Con 2015. Well, all those fans enjoying the con at the USA while we languish in London, experiencing Tube strikes and other nonsense. They kind of deserve it, don’t they?

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Han Solo … very solo, with new standalone young Han Solo movie.

July 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Han Solo … very solo, with new standalone young Han Solo movie.

The Lego Movie‘s directors, Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, are to send the young Han Solo off for a series of adventures in a new, as yet untitled, Han Solo solo film which will be warping our way on May 25th 2018 (hope you forgive the punn-ishment – it was just too good). Phil and […]

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That deaf, dumb and blind droid sure plays a mean pinball.

May 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
That deaf, dumb and blind droid sure plays a mean pinball.

If you’ve got a spare $10k to toss away and you’re a hedge fund billionaire or Russian mafia oligarch, then might we suggest you could do a lot worse than blowing your wad on this amazing R2-D2-themed home-crafted Star Wars Pinball machine. It’s made by Altar Furniture and as the video shows, has lots of […]

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