Category Archives: Star Wars

Just Because: A Guy In A Darth Vader Suit Plays The “Star Wars Theme” On Bagpipes.

And did I mention he’s riding a unicycle? And also wearing a kilt? How I love the Interwebs. (via HeyUGuys) Advertisements

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“Star Wars” Artist Ralph McQuarrie, R.I.P.

Artist Ralph McQuarrie, whose concept drawings for “Star Wars” defined the franchise at least as much — perhaps more — as the actual movies, has died. He was 82. McQuarrie’s stylish art provided the template for some of the movies’ … Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Star Wars Scenes Of All Time.

Courtesy of the good folks at TotalFilm, here’s a chance to blot out the memory of this month’s cash-in … erm … 3D re-release of “Phantom Menace.” The mag’s online editors have put together a slideshow of the 50 greatest … Continue reading

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Review: 3D Adds Nothing To “Phantom Menace” Re-Release.

You kind of saw this one coming, didn’t you? You can slap a new coat of paint on it, but it’s impossible to escape the fact that “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” is not a very good movie at all. … Continue reading

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New “Phantom Menace” Featurette Makes Movie Even Dumber Than It Was Before.

Here’s a new “Phantom Menace” teaser featurette designed to lure the young’uns into the 3D re-release of the “Star Wars” trilogy. If it’s possible, it has made the movie even more annoying than it was when it was first released. … Continue reading

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George Lucas Says He’s “Retiring From Blockbusters.”

From NYMag’s Vulture blog. This is probably just as well: “So no more Star Wars movies? “Why would I make any more when everybody yells at you all the time and says what a terrible person you are?” gripes Lucas. Despite his … Continue reading

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Weirdest Movie Tie-in Ever? The Darth Vader Burger.

And it’s even wearing black! According to Brit film site HeyUGuys, the fast-food delight dreamed up by French chain Quick is timed to coincide with the 3d rerelease of “Phantom Menace.” “This lovely image promoting the delightful treats tells us … Continue reading

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