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Luke Skywalker’s Adoption

(Dorkly link) Obi-Wan Kenobi and Owen Lars discuss the biggest holes in the plot of the Star Wars saga. It just goes to show that George Lucas never had an overarching story to tell; he just made it up as he went along. And besides, Owen and Anakin weren’t even half-brothers, they were step-brothers. -via Geeks [...]

George Lucas Strikes Back … with Low Income Housing

For 25 years, George Lucas tried to develop a portion of his 6,100-acre property in the posh hills of Marin into an expansion site for his movie production company. But his neighbors, fearing traffic [...]

Star Wars Characters In A Post Apocalyptic Cityscape

French photographer Cedric Delsaux sees a different setting for the Star Wars saga when he looks through the lens-a post-apocalyptic wasteland full of ruined buildings and bleak landscapes. It’s the kind of place that seems perfect for devotees of the Dark Side, a world which leaves most droids feeling a bit lost. Here’s a bit on [...]

Learning the Truth in The Empire Strikes Back

(YouTube link) At this point, you have to be pretty young to not know what happens in the Star Wars saga. That said, this contains spoilers. Faris is four years old, and here he sees The Empire Strikes Back for the first time. The camera captures his surprise at the twist. -via Metafilter

George Lucas Makes More Changes To The Star Wars Films

Fans are excited that the complete Star Wars saga is coming out on Blu-ray. However there are some concerns as Lucas has indicated he will include “surprises.” Some of these may be technical upgrades of audio and visual elements, but some will be disappointed that the original theatrical versions will not be included as well. The [...]

Star Wars Metal

(Video link) Eric Calderone a.k.a. 331 EROCK, a guitarist from Sarasota, Florida, is performing a heavy metal medley containing some famous themes from the Star Wars saga. via Scar

How The Empire Strikes Back Should Have Ended

The “How It Should Have Ended” series tackles the weird disconnect from reality most of us noticed in the Star Wars saga. Put yourself in Darth Vader’s place and see what really should have happened in the movie The Empire Strikes Back at Geeks Are Sexy. Link