Disney just released the first official trailer for the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels and I’m pretty excited by what I’ve seen. The Stormtroopers look fantastic! Between ongoing deadlines, housework, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training I don’t get to watch much TV and I’ve got so much stuff on my DVR already (Hannibal, Helix, A [...]Read More
Oh, man. I hope that Ben Burtt doesn’t hear what YouTuber Hudson Hongo has recorded in place of his original sound effects! Hongo’s “Bad Foley Edition” of Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope is the kind of special edition track that I hope never pops up in a new DVD or Blu-Ray. Or maybe I do, come to think. It’s pretty hilarious. Say, J.J. Abrams, why don’t you give Mr. Hongo a call? I think the Blu-Ray release of Episode VII will need a Hongo-tary track…Read More
I have to admit it: The fact that Lando Calrissian was wearing Han Solo’s clothes at the end of Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back has puzzled me ever since it was mentioned on an episode of Family Guy.Read More
Some kind soul on YouTube has strung together this collection of vintage Star Wars toy commercials from the seventies. I remember many of these well – I actually had some of the toys! However, even if you were born in the eighties, nineties or beyond, you still might enjoy seeing just how far commercials – and cool Star Wars collectibles and toys – have come.