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Star Wars: 10 Lines Worse Than ‘I Don’t Like Sand’
How It All Began Hayden Christensen uncomfortably uttered the line, ‘I don’t like sand,’ the world cringed collectively. It has since spawned memes, songs, and t-shirts, but is it really the worst line in the saga?
Top 15 Ships In The Star Wars Universe
To say there is a myriad of ships in the Star Wars universe is accurate but also, somehow, an extreme understatement. The expanse and variety of ships are tremendous. However, if you include ships now a part of Legends, the type illustrates incredible creativity that has been consistent throughout the history of Star Wars media. In this list, I will attempt to narrow down that expanse a bit to some examples of truly extraordinary, impactful design. To do this, we will narrow them down into three categories and an additional “curious case” category.
The History Of Jedi: Fallen Order's Mysterious Species
As anyone who has played Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will have experienced, in 14BBY, Cal Kestis, a young Jedi who had survived the Great Jedi Purge, discovered a series of temples built by an ancient people. These temples were located on disparate worlds throughout the galaxy and illustrated the downfall of a once-proud race. But just who were they?
9 Things You Didn't Know About R2-D2
To most casual viewers of the Star Wars movies, R2-D2 is just the cute little droid, a mascot of the saga, and a toy salesman's dream. However, under the dome of that little astromech lies an entire lifetime of secrets and experiences that most who encounter him are unaware of. The little droid was allegedly named after Walter Murch shouting out “Reel 2, Dialogue 2” during the sound mixing stage for George Lucas’ American Graffiti. Lucas, who was writing the script for Star Wars at the time, included the reference in his screenplay. Influenced by both the robots from the 1972 sci-fi movie Silent Running and the two peasants from Kurosawa’s 1958 Hidden Fortress, R2-D2 (or Artoo) would become a favorite of cinema-going audiences and an instantly recognizable icon of the 20th century. But just how much does anyone know about that plucky little droid…?
Opinion: An Objective Look At The 'Star Wars' Sequels - What Didn't Work For Me And What Would Have Made Them Better
There are many Star Wars fans who have a terrible taste in their mouth and strong emotions concerning the sequel trilogy. There are also those who love the sequel trilogy and find them to be the best. For the longest time, I was a part of that first group. However, I have recently started to notice that there are not that many things wrong with the sequel trilogy, and it is not all negative.
From Outcast To Clown - The Tragedy Of Jar Jar Binks
More than two decades after the debut of Jar Jar Binks in The Phantom Menace, the Gungan remains a divisive character in the community. However, whether you believe Jar Jar is a Sith Lord or just an annoying addition to the story, the Gungan has an interesting history from his conception by George Lucas until his character arc was closed in Aftermath: Empire’s End in 2017. Here we explain the history behind Jar Jar’s character archetype and the meaning of his complete story arc to date.
5 Superweapons That Make The Death Star Look Like A Peashooter
It might be “no moon,” but the Death Star is a truly formidable weapon in the Star Wars universe. Capable of destroying entire planets at the command of any Hammer Horror legend. But while Tarkin and his allies may think this technological terror is the peak of power for the Empire, it does indeed pale in the power of not only the force but these five other superweapons in the Star Wars Universe.
Hayden Christensen Describes His Experience Wearing The Darth Vader Suit Again
Today while in London during a photo event, Hayden Christensen was asked a few questions about his return as the iconic Darth Vader. In an interview clocking in just under two minutes, he spoke about returning to the role after so long away from it, his relationship with co-star Ewan McGregor, and even filled us in on what it was like to don the Dark Lord of the Sith's one of a kind armor. Hayden seemed very happy to be back in his role as Anakin, smiling the whole time and recalling how he enjoyed filming the prequels with Ewan. It seems like he is giddy about his upcoming appearance in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and to be honest so are we.
10 Ways 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Could Mess Up Star Wars Continuity
It's exciting that Disney+ is revisiting the era between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope with the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi show. There is a lot of potential story to mine. However, it can feel like Disney is treading on hallowed ground.
'Star Wars: Andor' To Feature Death Troopers and Mudtroopers
None of the Star Wars series coming to Disney+ are still more mysterious than Star Wars: Andor. This up-and-coming Disney+ series is set to take place before the film Rogue One starring that movie’s titular character Cassian Andor. Many suspect this will be a spy thriller detailing some of the earlier adventures of the Rebel Alliance as they fight the oppression of the Galactic Empire. Set during the Dark Times, we know that the Empire will have many forces under its disposal. Recently it was revealed that a few variants of the Imperial forces have been leaked, and we can now give details on what is to come.
Breaking Down All The Easter Eggs In The 'Kenobi' Trailer
The ghosts of Obi-Wan's past have their sights set on the Jedi Master. Recently, the official trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi was released by Disney+. The feelings of joy and nostalgia were strong among fans both young and old. Within the trailer, there were nods to previous films and animated series. From the return of the score's composer to references to classic characters, the trailer provided the audience with small hints of what could be expected and a sense of familiarity with the world they grew up in.
Insider Hints At 2023 Release For 'Knights Of The Old Republic' Remake
During the lead-up to Celebration later this month the rumor mill seems to be working overtime. It looks like the latest piece of juicy gossip to come out of Twitter might be one of our favorites yet. User @accngt took to Twitter on May 4th to drop a very cryptic tweet that simply said, "Hopefully next year" in response to Okami Games' remark on the release date of the Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) remake that is in development at Aspyr Media.