The Tusken Raiders' bantha in Star Wars: A New Hope was portrayed by Mardji, an Asian elephant who frequently tried to shuck off her hot costume. Here are photos of the pachyderm becoming a blue-milk-producing pack animal. »
If it hadn't been for this gorgeous concept art by Ralph McQuarrie, Fox may not have embraced George Lucas' pitch for A New Hope. McQuarrie's illustrations didn't just define the Star Wars aesthetic - they made Star Wars happen. »
Just as you finish up your t(of)urkey leftovers, we thought we should share some movie leftovers with you. Say, 40 deleted scenes from movies like Star Wars, The Dark Knight and Star Trek? Click through for excised joy. »
Star Wars Uncut is calling all Star Wars-fanatics to unleash their film-making skills on A New Hope... but in 15-second increments. It's kind of brilliant — in a fantastic disaster-waiting-to-happen-that-we-wish-we'd-thought-of-first way. »
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Title: Star Wars: A New Hope
Vitals: In this instant classic space opera, a farm boy named Luke Skywalker discovers his fate… »