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Film Documents Kids Who Put on ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Musical

— by ALEXA MILAN — We all remember what it was like to be in middle school, that awkward age when all you want is to fit in, which is difficult when you aren’t even sure who you really are. It seems the Force was with one group of kids on their journey of pre-adolescent […][...]

Short Film Theater: Two Star Wars Short Films

— by H.G. WATSON — There is nothing like seeing “Star Wars” for the first time. Ask any film geek, director, actor, or fan when they saw it and you are sure to get a long story of where they saw it, when, with whom, and the impact it had on their life. Having been […][...]

Star Wars Blu-Ray Information Unveiled

— by ADAM POYNTER — With the “Star Wars” saga, the world and characters created by director George Lucas have captivated audiences for more than 30 years. Ever since it was announced a few months ago that the complete six-movie saga would finally be released onto Blu-Ray Sept[...]

Watch the Star Wars Documentary ‘Jedi Junkies’ for Free

— by SEAN GERSKI — I was thinking recently that I have watched an inordinately high number of “Star Wars” documentaries. Basically, if someone makes it, I watch it. Usually, these documentaries take one of two forms. The first kind is made with the full co-operation of George[...]

The ‘Star Wars’ That Could Have Been

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — “A Long Time Ago … In A Galaxy Far, Far …” Wait. Back up. Yes, all the way up …[...]

Short Film Theater: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Take on ‘Star Wars’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — Simon Pegg and Nick Frost share a kind of onscreen chemistry that is always delightfully funny and genuinely real. To help promote their latest project, “Paul,” the two friends created a short remake of one of the scenes from “Star Wars: A New Hope” on Tatooi[...]

First Star Wars 3D Release Date Revealed

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Well, whether you are one of the yea-sayers or the nay-sayers for the newly-remastered and converted Star Wars 3D films headed our way, take note and mark your calendars because this project can’t be stopped. We now have a date for the first movie to be release[...]

Trailer: Star Wars on Blu-Ray

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — It seems like every time a new format comes out for watching movies, you can bank on two things. First, people will ask when “Star Wars” will be available on that format. And second, people will complain that George Lucas is putting the movies “o[...]

Films Selected for Preservation in the 2010 National Film Registry

The year 2010 will mark yet another December to remember in film preservation. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures — Hollywood classics, documentaries and innovative shorts reflecting genres from every era of American film-making — to the National Film Regist[...]

Seth MacFarlane Throws Party to Celebrate ‘It’s a Trap!’ Release

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Seth MacFarlane sure knows how to throw one heck of a party. To commemorate the Dec. 21 release of “Family Guy’s” latest “Star Wars” spoof “It’s A Trap!,” MacFarlane and Fox celebrated in style at the Supperclub in Hollywood[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Family Guy Presents: It’s A Trap!’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Hilarity continues to ensue with “The Family Guy Presents: It’s A Trap!” — the latest “Star Wars” spoof by Seth MacFarlane. Included within the amusing homage to “Return of the Jedi” are more cameos, more gags, and more offensive [...]

Should the ‘Star Wars’ Saga Continue?

— by VICTOR RODRIGUEZ — I recently saw a rumor that Lucasfilms is planning sequels to the Star Wars movies. Someone claimed that an “ultra top-secret Lucasfilm insider” has revealed that an entire new trilogy is currently being developed. George Lucas, in a Wired magazine art[...]

Scientists Discover Bat That Looks Like Yoda

— by ALEXA MILAN — Love this new animal, “Star Wars” fans will. A tube-nosed fruit bat that scientists recently discovered in a Papua New Guinea rain forest bears a striking resemblance to a certain pint-sized Jedi Master. With its large, round eyes, soft smile and green-tint[...]

How It Should Have Ended: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

The comedic geniuses at HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) have set their sights on the classic “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” and come up with a hilarious take on how the movie … well … should have ended.[...]