Tag: Star Wars

It’s a trap!

Posted in SyFy

Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Stuff We Love: The original Star Wars trailer is a brilliantly flawed diamond in the rough

If you’re reading this, it goes without saying you’ve seen the 1977 classic Star Wars. But I’ll bet serious galactic credits that only a fraction of you have seen the original trailer; after all, many of you weren’t yet born when it hit theaters in 197…

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Stuff We Love: 2004 Star Wars novel Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is a masterful look at Padawans

Sean Stewart’s 2004 Star Wars novel Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is the story of not one but two Padawans. Whie is strong in the Force, very much so, but he is tormented by nightmares. Scout is weak in the Force, and that makes her all the more determined…

Continue Reading
Posted in Playboy Science Fiction

When Will ‘Star Wars’ Hire a Female Director?

Among the leads of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the knowledge-seeking Jedi-in-training Rey (Daisy Ridley), the latest in a long line of strong female protagonists for the series. And this doesn’t just include characters like Princess Leia (the late Carrie Fisher), who took the “distress” out of “damsel” by aiding and abetting her own rescue….

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Geek collectors have been under attack by toy counterfeiters for decades

You’re sifting through the aisles of your local dollar store, and your eyes light upon a LEGO Millennium Falcon—and at a price so low that all Star Wars toy aficionados can afford it, no matter their financial situation. But when you look closely, yo…

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

A member of the Force! Chewbacca recruits officers for the Fort Worth Police Department in hilarious video

Chewbacca isn’t just the co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon and best friend of the late Han Solo. He’s also the Wookiee who’s lending a furry hand to the Fort Worth, Texas, police department.
The Fort Worth police have created a video to welcome r…

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Carrie Fisher receives posthumous Grammy nomination

Actress Carrie Fisher, aka Princess-turned-General Leia Organa, might be gone, but she’s far from forgotten. She’s remembered by her fans… and now the Grammy Awards. Fisher has been nominated posthumously for a spoken-word Grammy for the spoken-word …

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Star Wars: The Last Jedi featurette focuses on the gorgeous crystal foxes

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be here in 17 days, and Lucasfilm is shedding light on the new worlds and species—or casting shadows, depending on your allegiance to the Force. The video below highlights the vulptex, a.k.a. the crystal fox.

Continue Reading
Posted in SyFy

Rian Johnson tells Twitter how he really feels about new Star Wars trilogy announcement

Yesterday, we learned that Rian Johnson, the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, is about to helm a trilogy of Star Wars movies unrelated to the Skywalker storyline. We’re agog with excitement. So is the internet. But how does Johnson himself feel?

Continue Reading