Tag Archives: star wars

  • ‘Arrested Development: Star Wars’ Narrated by Ron Howard (Video)

    ‘Arrested Development: Star Wars’ Narrated by Ron Howard (Video)

    This year, Cinco de Cuatro and May the Fourth happen to fall on the same day, and we’re also looking at a new Star Wars movie directed by Ron Howard. The confluence of these three events means that it would be a real tragedy if someone didn’t orchestrate a good Star Wars x Arrested Development mashup, and the people […]

  • Han Solo’s Blaster from ‘Return of the Jedi’ up for Auction

    Han Solo’s Blaster from ‘Return of the Jedi’ up for Auction

    Lightsabers are naturally the most iconic weaponry from the Star Wars franchise, but they’ve always been a bit saddled with spiritual, mystical, Force-related baggage for my taste. Give me a good old-fashioned laser blaster any day — in fact, give me Han Solo’s blaster from Return of the Jedi, after you pick it up at […]

  • Rare ‘Star Wars’ Collection from Neat Stuff Collectibles

    Rare ‘Star Wars’ Collection from Neat Stuff Collectibles

    As fictional universes go, the one depicted across all the feature films, comic books, TV series, and video games included in the Star Wars franchise is probably home to the most collectible memorabilia (sorry, Riverworld fans). So it’s pretty big news that Neat Stuff Collectibles and eBay have teamed up to unveil what they’re calling the Rare Star Wars Collection, […]

  • “Voldemort v. Vader”: Video Essay Compares Two Antagonists (Video)

    “Voldemort v. Vader”: Video Essay Compares Two Antagonists (Video)

    Villains … Ya gotta hand it to ‘em. ScreenPrism recently handed it to two of the most iconic villains of the last few decades: Luke Skywalker’s archnemesis Darth Vader and Harry Potter’s own Voldemort, comparing and contrasting the two for a “Harry Potter and Star Wars matchup” entitled “Voldemort v. Vader.” Joseph Campbell enthusiasts probably won’t be surprised […]

  • ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Gets First Trailer During Super Bowl (Video)

    ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Gets First Trailer During Super Bowl (Video)

    If you watched the Super Bowl last night, and were paying attention to the commercials for whatever reason, you already saw the first trailer for the eagerly anticipated Solo: A Star Wars Story, featuring some of Han Solo’s old pre-Star Wars adventures. But in case you missed it, the trailer is now on the internet for everybody […]

  • ‘The Star Wars Holiday Special’ Explained by Vox (Video)

    ‘The Star Wars Holiday Special’ Explained by Vox (Video)

    Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is now in theaters, which means it’s time to take a look back at Star Wars Episode IV 1/2, also known as The Star Wars Holiday Special. The special, from the dark age between the release of the first Star Wars movie and the franchise becoming Extremely Important, is widely known as an infamously bad […]

  • ‘The Star Wars’ Concept Trailer Based on Original Concept Art (Video)

    ‘The Star Wars’ Concept Trailer Based on Original Concept Art (Video)

    Tonight, the latest chapter in the perpetual Star Wars saga hits theaters. So it might feel right to take a look at what this franchise could have been like had Ralph McQuarrie’s very early concept art (along with George Lucas‘ initial conception of his movie) been followed. DAVE School’s new video is a “concept trailer” […]