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Star Wars Trilogy Map Illustrations

Artist Andrew DeGraff illustrates non-map concepts with maps. The result can be confusing unless you are familiar with the subject matter. Of course, almost everyone is familiar enough with the  original Star Wars films to follow these three new maps created for a gallery show from Andrew DeGraff and Bennett Slater opening Saturday at Gallery [...]

Star Wars Saga Viewing Order

When the first Star Wars film came out in 1977, George Lucas said there were nine chapters in all -and hinted there would be nine films. As the other movies arrived, it became apparent that he was making them up as he went along. After Revenge of the Sith, Lucas said there would be no [...]

Would You Want George Lucas to Keep Making Star Wars Movies?

It’s not such a simple question, considering the history of the movie franchise. Are bad Star Wars movies better than no Star Wars movies? All of these questions are very much tied together. We all want MORE Star Wars movies, I think that’s not really up for debate for fans. But we want them to be [...]

Cello Wars

(YouTube link) Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, The Piano Guys brought us Cello Wars. Steven Sharp Nelson plays several of the various themes from the Star Wars films on two cellos with light sabers. Then Darth Vader and Chewbacca dance. I think you’ll enjoy it. -Thanks, Will Findlay!

Talking to Your Kids About Star Wars

“It’s never too early to introduce your child to Star Wars.” This Public Service Announcement was made to help dads deal with the tough issue of how and when to introduce kids to Star Wars. And what to do about the prequels and special editions. And how to prevent them from liking Jar Jar Binks. Representative [...]

The Wizard of Odd

August this year marks the seventieth year of the release of The Wizard of Oz and the internet is stuffed full to overflowing with homages to the (admittedly magnificent) movie. So, here is a slightly different take on the subject. Instead of the movie itself this concentrates on the fans and the extremes to which [...]