A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… well, OK, 30 years ago (on May 25, 1983) in our own galaxy, came the theatrical release of “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.” The installment triumphantly wrapped up the “Star Wars” saga for all time. Or so we thought.
Little did we know that the movie’s cuddly-but-ferocious Ewoks would soon spawn a cottage industry of spinoffs, or… Continue reading 'Return of the Jedi': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Finale
The force was not with two rival fan clubs last Sunday after a verbal altercation between the groups at an English sci-fi convention had to be broken up by police.
In a report that sounds more like something out of “West Side Story” than science fiction, the BBC writes that the Norwich Star Wars Club was celebrating its fourth annual Norwich Sci-Fi and Film Convention, when members of the rival Norwich… Continue reading Nerd-Off! 'Star Wars' Club and 'Doctor Who' Fans Get Into Altercation at Sci-Fi Convention
Next week, J.J. Abrams’s brand new space-set sci-fi epic “Star Trek Into Darkness” opens across the galaxy, and soon after Abrams will be faced with an even more intergalactic challenge: continuing the “Star Wars” saga for Disney. While promoting “Star Trek Into Darkness,” Abrams and his ‘Trek’ costar Simon Pegg (who plays Scotty) discussed the cultural importance of “Star Wars,” the differences between the two franchises, and how Abrams is… Continue reading JJ Abrams and Simon Pegg on 'Star Wars Episode 7': It's 'The Further Adventures of Jar Jar Binks'
Got a case of the Monday’s keeping you down? We’ll do our best to turn those frowns upside down with some geeky goodies related to Star Wars: Episode VII, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and The Avengers 2 in today’s Geek News roundup.
First up, let’s take another trip to a galaxy far, far away.
Carrie Fisher Already Training to Play Princess Leia Again
Actress Carrie Fisher