Posts Tagged ‘“Star Wars”’

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.[...]

The Top 5 ‘Star Wars’ Scenes We Need to See in 3D

— by CHRIS HYATT — George Lucas has announced that he’s re-releasing all six “Star Wars” films in 3D. Financially, it is an excellent idea to take advantage of the 3D craze. Artistically, it’s a wash in my opinion. To be completely honest, I’m not a Lucas fa[...]

‘Star Wars’ Films Getting the 3-D Treatment

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — The “Star Wars” saga has always enjoyed the best of technology. From its beginning, George Lucas went above and beyond in search of the best way to bring his visions to life, and what a vision. Time was also a friend to the saga because with every new year, n[...]

Star Wars Celebration V Surprises

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — The “Star Wars Celebration V” is going on in Orlando, Fla., right now and all kinds of news is coming our way via “the force” that is the internet. I really wish I could be there, but I am following it closely online, as I know other millions of fans [&hellip[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Alexandre Philippe and Robert Muratore

— by KYLA DREWETTE — Director Alexandre Philippe and producer Robert Muratore are both self-proclaimed “Star Wars” fanboys, and like countless other “Star Wars” fans, they’ve created their own fan-made film to prove it. No, they’re not showing off their lights[...]

Under Review: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — There’s no question about it, George Lucas has inspired some of the most passionate fans on Earth. From the Star Wars saga to Indiana Jones, Lucas not only created revolutionary film, but also unique worlds that fans wanted to participate in. Nevertheless, Lucas’[...]

The ‘Star Wars’ Saga: One Man’s Dream

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I’ll never forget my summer vacation in 1992. I was 17, and every afternoon that summer, I watched “Star Wars” on VHS and ate pizza. “Star Wars” and pizza, every day. Oh, and my crush on Princess Leia… I’ll never forget it[...]

‘Star Wars’: New Cartoon, Blu-rays Coming

— by CAM SMITH — Growing up, the original “Star Wars” trilogy was about as close to a religion as I had in my decidedly agnostic household. I still have vivid kindergarten-age memories of utterly reveling in unforgettably extraordinary sights like the gripping sail barge ruckus above[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Star Wars Uncut: A New Hope’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — A five-minute teaser called “The Escape” has been released for “Star Wars Uncut: A New Hope” — a re-imagining of George Lucas’ 1977 science fiction classic. The collaborative film project by Casey Pugh is made up of 472 15-second scenes that were[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’

— by BEN FOWLER — Can anything more really be said about the “Star Wars” saga and its influence on society? Apparently not, although the people behind “The People vs. George Lucas” certainly seem to think so. You may watch it and think that it’s all a bit of fun[...]

‘Star Wars’ Animated Comedy Series in the Works

— by KYLA DREWETTE — Whenever I hear about a new “Star Wars” project, my instinctive response is: “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” And who can blame me? Most of what Lucasfilm has churned out over the last 11 years has been disappointing at best, and fans (including myself)[...]

In Defense of the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

— by BEN FOWLER — It is generally accepted that the “Star Wars” prequels are not a patch on the original trilogy. To be fair though, the anticipation that built up around “Episode I” was so ridiculous that even if it had been as good as “Episode IV: A New[...]

Students Want Admiral Ackbar as Ole Miss Mascot

— by SEAN GERSKI — The University of Mississippi has been searching for a new mascot (after jettisoning the controversial Colonel Reb) and an interesting candidate has entered the fray. The movement to install Admiral Ackbar — from “Return of the Jedi” — as the[...]