I entered this world in the jundland wastes of Tatooine, 1977. And do you know what my very first words were? “But I was going to Toshi station to get some power converters”. As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be Luke Skywalker. In the make believe stories of my action […]
In 1985, Steve Jobs left Apple. A year later, he paid George Lucas $5 million to acquire technology rights for a computer division within Lucasfilm.Â Steve Jobs named this division Pixar. In 2006, after an unprecedented run of successful films, Disney bought Pixar for $7.4 billion dollars in an all-stock deal. Overnight, Steve Jobs was Disney’s […]
Details soon, full story here. Highlights: Star Wars Episode VII targeted for 2015. More feature films expected to continue theÂ Star WarsÂ saga and grow the franchise well into the future. George Lucas: “It’s now time for me to passÂ Star WarsÂ on to a new generation of filmmakers. I’ve always believed thatÂ Star WarsÂ could live beyond me, and I […]
On BBC Tonight
UPDATE: They did use a little bit of what I said- in the first minute or so of the program. You can listen here I might be on BBC World Service today on a program called “The World” The World Today . They’re doing a special on 30 years of Star Wars and I just […]
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars, the 4th Star Wars Celebration will be held in Los Angeles in May of 2007. It will be a 5-day event from the 24h to the 28th of May with the first day reserved for all Fan Club members. The most important announcement for collectors: One of […]
This is a cool story about a small town in Wales where the Millenium Falcon was built. For a long time the local folk believed that a flying saucer was being built as those involved were sworn to secrecy.For three months they worked on the only full-scale Millennium Falcon, the spaceship from the original Star […]
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith won two Saturn Awards yesterday: for Best Science Fiction Film and for Best Score. Good choices!
We were sure it would never happen- we would never get the original unaltered Star Wars trilogy on DVD. For all future generations, Greedo would always have shot first, the effects would have been flawless and so on.
And now Lucas changes his mind. More DVD money for them, I guess. The DVD will be available only for a limited time (=mad fan rush) between September and December this year, but the trouble is we all know it won’t be for a limited time. We’ve all been burnt before. Remember the Celebration “exclusive” toys that were later available online for all fan club members? Remember the multiple versions of multiple DVDs we’ve had.
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith has been nominated for 3 MTV Movie Awards:
The following is the 4th in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India. Duel of the Fates: Sanskrit Lyrics Korah Matah Korah Rahtahmah Korah Rahtamah Yoodhah Korah Korah Syahdho Rahtahmah Daanyah Korah Keelah Daanyah Nyohah Keelah Korah Rahtahmah […]
Star Wars in India: the Newspapers
The following is the third in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India.
Yesterday by Luke Skywalker
Wrote this with my sister many, many years ago when this site began. Recently rediscovered. (later re-done by The Beatles) Yesterday, the rebellion seemed so far away Now it looks as though they’re here to stay Oh, I believe in yesterday. Suddenly, ObiWan’s half the man he used to be, And his shadow’s hanging over […]
Star Wars in India: the Lines
The following is the second in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India. From the Lines Hi! I (DevanJedi) just saw it in Hindi; and I must say, the dubbing was done well. I knew every line in […]
Star Wars in India
The following is the first in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India. GalaxyFarAway.com – The Only Indian Star Wars Fan Site Releasing in India – October 22nd, 1999 Very interesting Picture from Times of India : Vajpayee […]
I finally made it to the Star Wars exhibit at the Museum of Science here in Boston and it was worth every penny ($5 with a discount I got; up to $20 for normal people). From full scale models to costumes to replicas to miniatures and of course, the most important part, using it all […]