Tag: Star Wars

Harrison Ford to return as old Han Solo in next new Star Wars movie.

February 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Harrison Ford to return as old Han Solo in next new Star Wars movie.

Yes, here’s the scoop, Harrison Ford is set to return as an old Han Solo in the next big new Star Wars movie. Watch the FoxNews video interview and celebrate or weep, depending on your emotional state and take on such things. Watch the latest video at video.latino.foxnews.com

Read More

DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

December 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

Here’s a nice video of the US defence tech organisation DARPA playing with their hovering V-bat robot – a droid that they clearly based on the Star Wars Imperial Spy Probe Droid. And here’s how it might look in the future…

Read More

World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

December 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

And I thought I had a large collection of Star Wars figures (only from my youth, you understand… not allowed to fill the house up with them post-marriage). But I was wrong, for, as you can clearly see, Rancho Obi-Wan has put close to 2000 figures up for auction on eBay… currently bumping along at […]

Read More

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy on what next for Star Wars.

November 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy on what next for Star Wars.

Here’s the double interview with George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy on their plans for Star Wars as part of the House of Mouse. Now, the really interesting thing here is that with George taking a much more back seat semi-retirement role with Star Wars, how far Kathleen K. is in the driving seat. Kathleen was, […]

Read More

Bantha dog!

November 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bantha dog!

Who hasn’t wanted to dress their dog up as a Star Wars bantha, strap a plastic Tusken Raider warrior to Fido’s back, and shoot a fan video? What, you haven’t? You haven’t got your geeking priorities set right, clearly… Thanks to Blastr for spotting this little space oddity!

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

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 – […]

Read More

Enjoy scifi? Please spread the word :)