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Cool Videos: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band gets the Star Wars spin

Growing up my two favourite things in life were STAR WARS and The Beatles, so I'd imagine that ten-year-old Kevin would have absolutely lost his shit at this mashup which remakes The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album with STAR WARS inspired lyrics. Jude Kelley and Dan Amrich, who record together under the name Palette-Swap Ninja, have been working on this...
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05.04.2017
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Watch the tearful tribute to Carrie Fisher from the Star Wars Celebration

Only a few months ago we lost one of the sharpest wits, most unbreakable spirits and greatest cinema icons of all time – Carrie Fisher . Today STAR WARS is being celebrated in Florida with a star-studded event, and naturally a fond memorial was held in honor of her, and in case you missed here is the touching and tear-jerking video for your viewing pleasure. Grab a box of...
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04.13.2017
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Mark Hamill shares first photo of him as Luke Skywalker on New Hope set

Ah, memories. We all have, in some form or another, fond photos from our past with family and friends at parties, reunions, weddings, first days of school and all other manner of delightful scenarios. But all of them are garbage compared to the photo you’re about to see. All of your memories are the equivalent of radioactive waste when measured up to that of Mark Hamill ’s...
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03.20.2017
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Cool Video: Darth by Darthwest is the combination you know you want

Alfred Hitchcock ’s NORTH BY NORTHWEST is one of the greatest thrillers of all time. STAR WARS is one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time. Naturally these movies are two peas in a pod, and what better way to prove that then by taking NORTHWEST’s most iconic scene (and one of the most famous in cinema history, in fact) and mesh it with a galaxy far, far away. What you...
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03.17.2017
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Update: Rumors rekindled for the release of the original Star Wars trilogy

UPDATE: Yet again, it looks like the dream for this to come to fruition is still a good ways away. The Digital Bits has updated their story to basically say this isn't happening or even in the works, although the possibility exists to make it happen. There's a lengthier response, which you can read here , but essentially, it just ain't happenin'. Ever since Disney...
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02.28.2017
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Cool Videos: R2-D2 is given dialogue, and he's a bit of a sassy pants

When you think of the most famous characters in all of fiction who never mutter a single word, chances are the lovable robot R2-D2 ( Kenny Baker ) is high on that list. I mean, are there a lot of characters? Even if there is, chances are R2 put all those mute bastards to shame. Though communicating only in beeps and boops, he’s often translated by his life partner C-3PO ( Anthony...
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02.28.2017
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$1 billion George Lucas museum coming to Los Angeles

George Lucas is no doubt one of the most influential creative minds of the 20th century, if not the entirety of human civilization. His work has inspired millions of children, adults and balding sub-human basement dwellers. We have museums featuring artists like Da Vinci, and plans are already underway to give Lucas's work the same honor.   It’s been announced by the...
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01.11.2017
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Why It Works: Annie Hall

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** After writing about HIGH FIDELITY  in a recent Why It Works , I couldn't help but think about Woody Allen 's 1977 classic ANNIE HALL . While the two films are tonally...
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01.06.2017
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Star Wars Minute - In memoriam Carrie Fisher (video)

Every week we venture through the Star Wars Universe in the span of a minute (more or less) to talk about the latest news in a galaxy far, far away. It's always a pleasure to dig into upcoming film scoops and pick apart the current catalogue of Star Wars movies, although I'm afraid this week has called for something different. Carrie Fisher , our beloved princess Leia, has...
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12.30.2016
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Carrie Fisher passes away at age 60

Carrie Fisher , flying from from London to Los Angeles this past Friday, went into cardiac arrest just minutes before touching down. She was rushed to a nearby hospital and treated for the heart attack over the weekend. There had been little news to report over the last few days but Carrie ultimately succumbed early this morning. Family spokesman Simon Halls on Carrie Fisher 's...
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12.27.2016
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Gareth Edwards says Lucasfilm has completed a 4K restoration of Star Wars

When Gareth Edwards got the job to direct ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, he naturally used it as an excuse to sit back and re-watch the original trilogy, particularly A NEW HOPE, while taking a lot of helpful notes. In a recent interview with Little White Lies , Edwards says that it was around this time that Industrial Light and Magic's John Knoll came calling and offered to let...
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12.22.2016
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Top 10 Movies that Reference Star Wars (video)

The original STAR WARS trilogy is easily the most influential series of all time, and will stand as an inspiration for countless artists until the world explodes. Even after that aliens will find remnants of it floating around space and go, "Wow, that's way better than what we're doing." As directors and writers have grown with a galaxy far, far away close to their...
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12.15.2016
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