The cute rolling ball droid in the new Star Wars is a real robot not CGI

Perhaps the best part about the new Star Wars trailer was seeing BB-8, the adorable rolling ball robot in the new Star Wars movie, bounce and roll itself across the screen. It looked so familiar and so cute and so perfect as the new movie's answer to R2-D2. And the best thing about it? BB-8 is a real robot and not CGI. » 12/16/14 6:38am Tuesday 6:38am

Princess Leia walking in NYC being harassed by dicks from all the galaxy

Someone made a Star Wars-themed parody of the catcall video that went viral last month and it's even better than the original: This one didn't edit out the white guys and left only blacks and latinos. Males from the galaxy far far away can all be creepy and gross regardless of race or affiliation—just like in this… » 11/11/14 5:55pm 11/11/14 5:55pm

12 Awesome Star Wars Posters, From Collector's Items to Concept Art

The franchise needs no introduction now, but a long time ago in this very galaxy, even Star Wars had to entice an audience into the theater. A new book called Star Wars Art: Posters collects some of the most iconic—and stylistically diverse—broadsides from A New Hope through Revenge of the Sith, plus a bit of Clone… » 10/14/14 11:04am 10/14/14 11:04am

The Hell With It: I Like The Phantom Menace

It's pretty much an article of faith that everybody hates the prequels, right? Especially if you grew up in the '70s and '80s, and saw George Lucas's Holy Trilogy in theaters, as I did. Those were amazing, life-changing movies that forever redefined the relationship between cinematic storytelling and special effects,… » 10/10/14 5:51am 10/10/14 5:51am

Leia is looking good as a senior citizen!

I think Carrie Fisher looks wonderful here and seeing her help this homeless man by giving him a free meal proves she has got quite a generous heart. Honestly though, I was real skeptical about these folks resuming their characters after such a long time away but seeing Mark Hamil with his Jedi beard and Carrie with… » 10/02/14 12:25am 10/02/14 12:25am