What if Boba Fett starred in Game of Thrones, Total Recall, and Stargate

For the upcoming As You Wish Project charity event, over forty Boba Fett and clone trooper helmets were redesigned by such luminaries as director Joe Johnston and artist Sandy Dhuyvetter, who both played a role in designing his original costume. Additionally, sculptors recreated the Mandalorian mercenary's headgear in… » 8/17/12 9:40pm 8/17/12 9:40pm

In Love Wars, gay Stormtroopers chafe under Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Serving the Galactic Empire comes with some murky moral questions: Is the Rebel Alliance really a terrorist organization? Is political stability worth the destruction of an entire planet? Should I serve in a military that doesn't even teach me how to shoot properly? As the short film "Love Wars" reveals, those… » 1/15/12 7:30am 1/15/12 7:30am

How a Stormtrooper helmet is made, from start to finish

Andrew Ainsworth built the original Stormtrooper helmet (and recently won a case against George Lucas to sell reproductions of said helmet in the U.K.). Here's a 13-minute video of Ainsworth building a mask — watch as it's transformed from an unassuming hunk of plastic to decorative headgear for Imperial cannon fodder. » 8/07/11 8:00am 8/07/11 8:00am

The Greatest Art Featuring 6 Iconic Scifi Villains

Click to viewDarth Vader rocks out with the rest of the original Star Wars cast in this awesome painting by Hugh Fleming. Vader has starred in more than his fair share of offbeat and arresting artworks, but he's not alone — other classic science fiction villains have also inspired some provocative and clever art, from… » 6/25/08 9:17pm 6/25/08 9:17pm