It started out as Anakin’s lightsaber, of course. And then Obi-Wan held onto it before he gave it to Luke. And then new characters carried it in The Force Awakens. And then who knows where it will go. This video, expertly edited by Christopher Sherwood, tracks the journey that the lightsaber has taken in a galaxy far,…
It’s just a teensy bit goofy to be swinging lightsabers around in the forest dressed as Jedi and Sith but it’s also a helluva lot of fun because these guys are so good at handling the lightsabers that you could totally convince me that they’ve managed to tap into The Force in real life. The video, filmed by Kuma Films…
Because real life is never as cool as the movies, we get hoverboards that don’t actually hover. But because real life can also be pretty damn fun, we get this totally bad ass “lightsaber” that uses a thin burning flame as its blade. It’s a firesaber, sure, but it looks like so much fun to handle (and probably just as…
This is so much fun. Bill Parker imagined what it would look like if a Jedi wore a GoPro and came up with this kick ass first person footage of the Jedi swinging his light saber around to fight Stormtroopers and blow up AT-ATs. Like those other GoPro videos that feature crazy stunts, seeing another point of view lets…
The debate on the lightsaber/broadsword from Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues. This hilariously absurd video is perhaps the most rabid criticism to JJ Abram's new lightsaber idea (which, quite frankly, I like very much even if it doesn't make sense.) And it's really well made too.
OK, so this should be labelled with extreme hazard warnings or something. A crazy laser enthusiast actually built his own lightsaber capable of burning straight through things.
If lightsabers ever become real, and let's be honest some genius will dedicate his entire life into making that happen, I hope the entire world will be well practiced in how to handle them. Sure the ballet of Star Wars characters fighting in light sabers looks great (or ridiculous), but when you get an up close view…
What the hell? Wicked Lasers has actually made a lightsaber. I mean, not one that can cut you in half, but one that looks and acts like the actual Jedi weapon! At least, that's what they claim:
Imagine you could make any of these weapons real. Which one would you choose? Gandalf the White's staff, Vader's lightsaber, Arthur's Excalibur, Doctor Who's Sonic Screwdriver or Harry Potter's wand? Discuss in the comments. Or just get the t-shirt at [Redbubble]
It's easy to pick on Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace because of Jar Jar. And well, everything else too. But you know what's always fun about Star Wars? The light saber battles! This video, however, hilariously points out how silly they look like on closer inspection.
New York City's Washington Square Park was the host to a giant Lightsaber Battle. Almost a thousand people showed up to battle it out in epic Star Wars style.
To celebrate the disgrace that the Blu-ray edition of Star Wars is going to be, Lucasfilm has transformed the BT Tower in London into a lightsaber. Yes, it looks cool. No, it wouldn't make the Blu-ray changes suck any less.
In honor of May the Fourth (be with you), the real-life lightsaber has gone over to the dark side. The special "Sith Series" edition of the Spyder III, available now as an actual thing you can buy and use and burn things with, combines two Spyder III portable lasers locked together at the boring end by a Spyder…
Two elderly French gentlemen engage in an argument over wine or baguettes or mandatory five week vacations or what have you, when OH MAN LIGHTSABERS. Thank you, internet. I take back everything I ever said, etc. [Reddit]
The blade is ridiculously bright and lights up in an instant, the handle is gorgeous and beautifully constructed, I mean, everything about this lightsaber is just perfect. Even Luke Skywalker would be drooling over this. Watch it light up:
SwooooOooooOOOooossh. Ziiing! SwooooOOOOooooosh. There is no escape...don't make me destroy you... [Reddit]
At the same Star Wars Celebration V event in Florida where George Lucas announced the Blu-ray box-set arrival, he also showed off a missing scene from Return of the Jedi, which shows Luke making his lightsaber in a Tatooine cave.
Get your printer and lamination machines ready, because this Lightsaber comparison chart is definitely worthy of your walls. It sorts the goodies from the baddies, even if there is some contention over the color of Mace Windu's 'saber.