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We're Facing Star Wars Overload, And It Scares the Crap Out Of Me

At a certain point in life, you learn about pleasure in moderation. A lot of something is great, until you get sick of it. A slow, steady enjoyment has always worked though and as a Star Wars fan, the aggressive plan for the franchise may sound good—but it also scares the living shit out of me. » 8/05/15 10:29am 8/05/15 10:29am

Lucasfilm Is Making Amazing Star Wars and Jurassic Park VR Experiences

Now that the Oculus Rift has made virtual reality not suck, countless companies are lining up to produce ground-breaking interactive content. But the most exciting could come from Industrial Light & Magic, the special effects company behind Star Wars, Jurassic World, and countless other blockbusters. » 6/12/15 9:01am 6/12/15 9:01am

I honestly thought this Return of the Jedi scene was real all my life

I keep getting my dreams shattered. When I was a kid I thought the Rebel Alliance hangar could have been a real stage but it was just one of many matte paintings, an example of ILM's visual sorcery. But the scene of the Emperor coming to the Death Star? I was absolutely, 100-percent convinced that it was real. » 1/09/15 10:46am 1/09/15 10:46am

Holy bantha poodoo, Disney is making more Star Wars prequels

In what might be the most bombad idea of the year, a Disney executive has revealed that those Star Wars stand-alone movies that have been discussed will be prequels — specifically, origin stories, potentially focused on characters like Han Solo, Yoda, or that guy on Cloud City with the ice cream maker. » 9/13/13 8:40am 9/13/13 8:40am

Noooooooo! Lucasfilm is canceling Clone Wars without revealing Ahsoka's fate

When Lucasfilm Animation announced earlier this month that it would be wrapping up Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the news was bittersweet. We've enjoyed the animated series, but it's had a good run, and we were anxious to learn what becomes of the characters in the wake of the emotional season finale. But now… » 3/23/13 6:00pm 3/23/13 6:00pm

There's no debate necessary — here's the person who should make the next Star Wars cartoon

The Clone Wars are over… or they almost are. Disney has announced they’re ending the Clone Wars cartoon, and are beginning work on a new Star Wars cartoon set in a new timeframe. Whatever the end up picking, there’s only one man for the job of directing this thing: Genndy Tartakovsky. » 3/14/13 8:00am 3/14/13 8:00am

Goodbye, Captain Rex: Lucasfilm calls an end to Clone Wars

While a whole host of new Star Wars projects are appearing on the horizon, at least one piece of Star Wars media will be coming to a close. Lucasfilm Animation has just announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be wrapping up to make room for new projects, but not before addressing some of the series' biggest… » 3/11/13 11:40am 3/11/13 11:40am