Alec Guinness TAGS

Cool Videos: Chewbacca speaks English on the set of The Empire Strikes Back

For decades we've become so accustomed to Chewbacca's distinctive growls, warbles and roars that anything different would sound incredibly strange. Over the weekend documentarian Jamie Benning uncovered footage from the set of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK which features Chewbacca speaking with Peter Mayhew 's British accent, and it definitely gives a whole different feel to...
3 Continue Reading

I Want That: A New Hope vinyl re-release

Vinyl has come back in a big way, not just because of the premium sound it provides, but also because of the nostalgic feeling they give off. On top of that, they are perfect for collectors. Now something is on its way that is perfect for both collectors and nerds everywhere: a vinyl re-release of the STAR WARS IV: A NEW HOPE soundtrack. The re-release is a double-sided, disc-pressed...
5 Continue Reading Unboxing: Sideshow Collectibles Boba Fett & R5-D4 (video)

One thing most of us around here at love is collectibles and toys. We are nerdcore for that stuff and I've spent the better part of my life as a collector of every piece of plastic, resin, polystone, and brick (LEGO that is) that could possibly be put on my shelves. With that, we're kicking off our new Unboxing series, which will have us unboxing something really cool...
2 Continue Reading

ABC talking with Lucasfilm about potential Star Wars TV series

We'll never really know how close we got to having a live-action STAR WARS television series over the years. The project was commissioned by producer Rick McCallum awhile back, and 50 scripts were written for what was at the time known as STAR WARS: UNDERWORLD. However, the cost of the series was rather expensive, given what would be needed for costume, effects and so forth, and...
5 Continue Reading

Top 10 Greatest Sequels of All Time

This summer has not been very kind to sequels. From NOW YOU SEE ME 2 to ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and THE HUNSTMAN: WINTER'S WAR, sequels have been mediocre at best and doesn't bode well for franchises in the future. As much as we complain about sequels, there have been quite a few great films, some of which have been as good or surpassed their predecessors. Here is our ranking of the ten...
38 Continue Reading

Cool Videos: The Empire Strikes Back gets a James Bond style title sequence

While the opening title sequence is definitely still around, we don't see it pop up in films as often as we used to. One franchise which has kept that tradition alive throughout the years is the James Bond series, and many fans have used the James Bond style in order to create title sequences for other films. New York City’s School of Visual Arts student Kurt Rauffer recently...
7 Continue Reading

The Star Wars original trilogy is returning to theaters this summer

As I hadn't yet been born, I missed the original run of the STAR WARS trilogy on the big-screen, but like many folks over the years that followed I became completely obsessed with STAR WARS once I was introduced to it. Seeing a film on the big-screen is a special experience however, and at that point my STAR WARS viewing choices were limited to watching my VHS tapes on our small TV...
8 Continue Reading

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Academy Awards Special

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
3 Continue Reading

LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures animated series coming to Disney XD

Disney is wasting no time in expanding the STAR WARS Galaxy as quickly as they possibly can. Following in the successful footsteps of their STAR WARS REBELS series, Disney XD will be adding another show to their programming line-up this summer as LEGO STAR WARS: THE FREEMAKER ADVENTURES enters into the canon. Set between THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and RETURN OF THE JEDI, THE FREEMAKER...
0 Continue Reading

Luke Skywalker's The Empire Strikes Back blaster is up for auction

How would you like to own the DL-44 Blaster used by Mark Hamill 's Luke Skywalker in THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK? The 12-inch long prop was originally gifted by Hamill to an eight-year-old fan on the BBC show Jim'll Fix It, and is now up for sale at auctioneers Nate D. Sanders of Los Angeles . Apparently the blaster (which was used by the actor for all the non-firing scenes) is...
5 Continue Reading

Chewbacca comic book series finally answers whether he ever got that medal

It's one of those details that have bothered fans of STAR WAS for decades. Where the hell is Chewbacca's medal at the end of A NEW HOPE? The wookiee was as responsible for taking out the Death Star as both Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, so why not love for the co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon? He was in the shit, too. Well, finally we may be getting...
3 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: The Star Wars Holiday Special + Santa Claus: The Movie (Video)

This week is all about Christmas and STAR WARS. If only there was something that combined the two…   The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)   Director: Steve Binder Stars: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Assorted Wookiees   Chewbacca must escape two Imperial Star Destroyers in order to get home alive to...
2 Continue Reading

Featured Youtube Videos

Views and Counting

Movie Hottie Of The Week