You probably can’t get away with watching movies at your desk all day at work. But since most websites are still totally acceptable, warm up your scrolling finger, and go to town on this incredible fan tribute that sees the entire original Star Wars: A New Hope turned into one long scrollable schematic.
Obi-Wan Kenobi being struck down—and becoming more powerful than we could possibly imagine—is a defining moment in the Star Wars saga. It informs so much of Luke’s journey from farmhand to Jedi Knight. It’s a chapter in the tragic tale of Anakin Skywalker. But in the initial script, it wasn’t going to happen.
There’s something undeniably awesome about that first Force Awakens trailer that lends itself really well to remixes. Youtube user Tom F has gone an recut the trailers for the Original Trilogy in the style of the new trailers, and the result is awesome.
The stormtrooper is one of the iconic images of the Star Wars film saga, and this gif takes you through the three major variations between the prequel, original and sequel trilogies.
Have you been waiting in line for days to see the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens? Of course you haven’t. You bought your tickets online like a normal person. But there once was a time when buying tickets online wasn’t even possible. Below we have pictures of those poor chumps from the Olden Times™ who had to…
The Star Wars prequels were all about answering questions. Questions like, how did Anakin Skywalker become Darth Vader? What were the Clone Wars? The problem is, that’s exactly the opposite of what made the original film so great. Welcome back to our Star Wars movie rewatch!
We’re mere weeks from a new Star Wars movie, and excitement is in the air. Although it’s easy to romanticize the humble origins of one of the most iconic movie franchises in history, what people thinking in the run up to the original Star Wars film? Well, reading this recently discovered Fox studio memo might help you…
It’s a factoid years old that when Luke emerges from his X-Wing after the Battle of Yavin in A New Hope, the over-excited Mark Hamill accidentally cries “Carrie!” rather than “Leia!” when Carrie Fisher’s Princess comes running into his arms. But did he really? Not according to Luke Skywalker himself.
Little Golden Books are those iconic illustrated books that just about everyone read and owned as children. They’ve covered everything from Grimm’s Fairy Tales to other classic stories. Now, they’re adding a new set of classics to their collection: Star Wars.
Star Wars: A New Hope hit theaters in 1977—the same year that Apple moved from a garage to a real office building and Microsoft hired its first official employees. And the fact that it came out as consumer computers were truly hitting the mainstream shows.
While everyone else was getting excited about that other Star Wars teaser recently, over the weekend Legendary toy makers Hot Toys had a teaser of their own - and boy howdy, any willpower I had in avoiding getting some of these absurdly expensive beauties is fading with every reveal.
There's been a lot of wild speculation about Star Wars this week - Rumours for Episode VII have been flying around like Mynocks in a Giant Space Worm and got everyone talking (or in our case, Photoshopping!). But the weirdest Star Wars tidbit floating around this week has nothing to do with Episode VII at all...
Take out the triumphant score from John Williams, throw in a little foley work, and the throne room scene from A New Hope becomes a steaming pile of uncomfortable silence. This is way funnier than it has any right to be.
The Internet is abuzz with rumors that Disney intends to re-release the original, unaltered Star Wars trilogy in a remastered Blu-Ray box set – and in time for the release of Episode VII, no less. Could it really be true?
From the same folks who brought us the 60-second remake of The Matrix, here is a one-minute Speedrun through Star Wars: A New Hope. Even Lord Vader looks pretty adorable as a tiny, chattering cartoon version of himself.
Want to watch A New Hope today? Want to watch it every day? Just can't find the time? This awesome, animated, 60-second speedrun should help. From the folks who brought you high-speed versions of Back to the Future and The Matrix, this redux is waaaaay better than that special edition stuff. What's your guess for…
The Tusken Raiders' bantha in Star Wars: A New Hope was portrayed by Mardji, an Asian elephant who frequently tried to shuck off her hot costume. Here are photos of the pachyderm becoming a blue-milk-producing pack animal.
If it hadn't been for this gorgeous concept art by Ralph McQuarrie, Fox may not have embraced George Lucas' pitch for A New Hope. McQuarrie's illustrations didn't just define the Star Wars aesthetic - they made Star Wars happen.
Just as you finish up your t(of)urkey leftovers, we thought we should share some movie leftovers with you. Say, 40 deleted scenes from movies like Star Wars, The Dark Knight and Star Trek? Click through for excised joy.