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Monday, June 26, 2017

9 Reasons Why the Mos Eisley Cantina is So Special

You undoubtedly know by now that 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope. Besides your ability to perform basic math, the milestone has been emblazoned...

5 Spectacular Imperial/First Order Demises

Loyal, focused, and dedicated, Imperial and First Order stormtroopers, drivers, pilots serve their masters well. However, not every engagement goes that smoothly. Here’s a look at five spectacular bad-guy demises. 1. Wookiee...

Yoda Almost Looked Like a Garden Gnome, Plus 4 More Early Star Wars Character...

Some Star Wars characters go through quite a dramatic transformation from concept to the big screen. Go back to the original drawing board, and you’ll find Yoda looking like...

“We Meet Again At Last”: ILM Veterans Reunite to Celebrate 40 Years of Star...

Imagine your high school reunion, except you all made Star Wars together. On May 27, 2017, a unique gathering took place at a small production studio just north of the...

Star Wars Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is coming this Sunday, June 18 — and there’s still time to get something for dads who feel the Force. Check out StarWars.com’s gift guide below, featuring a wide-range...

Pez Meets the Force: A History of Star Wars Pez Dispensers

Does anyone not know Pez? Tabs of candy that you manually load into a dispenser adorned with, usually, the head of your favorite character, Pez was one of the...

From a Certain Point of View: What is the Empire’s Greatest Moment?

One of the great things about Star Wars is that it inspires endless debates and opinions on a wide array of topics. Best bounty hunter? Most powerful Jedi? Does Salacious Crumb have...

How Mon Mothma Became a Star Wars Icon

Hand to her heart in the landmark Star Wars Rebels episode “Secret Cargo,” Mon Mothma declared war on the Empire from her place on the front lines of the...

25 Great Star Wars: A New Hope Quotes

When it debuted in theaters, Star Wars was regarded as a visual masterpiece, a marriage of mythos and serial drama brimming with fast-talking, quick-witted characters — and it’s impossible...

8 Great Life Teachings from Yoda

Need a life coach? Master Yoda, the ultimate wise and wizened elder of indeterminate origin and unmistakable syntax, is here to help. 1. Be mindful. “A Jedi must have the deepest...

Creature Feature: 5 Truths You Might Not Know About Bor Gullet

Creature Feature explores the ins and outs of monsters and beasts in the Star Wars universe. “Bor Gullet will know the truth.” Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first...

Ewoks Return to the Redwoods Thanks to the Ewok Builders Club

Many Star Wars fans have taken the trek to the Redwoods National Park in California to visit the lush filming location of one of their favorite movies. But none...

5 Things You Might Not Know About Captain Phasma

As the First Order spreads its reign of fear across the galaxy, stormtroopers armed and armored for war lead the way. The sound of their marching feet is sometimes...

Introducing a Saga: The Impactful Storytelling of Star Wars‘ Opening Scenes

For Star Wars fans, few things excite the imagination more than the opening crawl of a new film and the subsequent introductory scenes. Beginning with A New Hope, starships...

Much to Learn You Still Have: 8 Things You Might Not Know About Hutts

Much to Learn You Still Have is a rundown of trivia and fun facts, both in-universe and behind-the-scenes, about the aliens of the Star Wars galaxy. Whether you’ve never...