I loved the new trailer but there's an absence that fills me with a little dread for one of my favourite characters in the franchise - Where's Artoo? The only thing that I can think of is that after Luke's passing in The Last Jedi he shut down (or worse), which I'm hoping isn't true … Continue reading Where’s R2D2 in Star Wars Episode IX?
A main character and one of my favourites in the Star Wars series, the Millennium Falcon looks to be going back old school with it's look in Episode IX. You can see the larger circular radar dish last seen in The Return of the Jedi is back and with Lando back at the controls in … Continue reading The Millennium Falcon goes back to it’s roots in Star Wars Episode IX
As you know I share my passions on the blog, one of these and a massive influence on me is Star Wars. I wanted to highlight a few things I noticed in the new trailer for Episode IX, well the stuff I think is interesting anyways. First up is looking at Rey's lightsaber, which we … Continue reading A look at Rey’s lightsaber in Star Wars Episode IX
This week marks the start of Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, something definitely on my bucket list but not this year unfortunately. There'll be some big announcements and panels for this one and here's how I'm keeping up to date. First off you can check the official site. This'll show key timings and events. The … Continue reading How to stay up to date with Star Wars Celebration at home
If you follow me on Twitter then you'll know I love Star Wars and growing up in the 80's I had my fair share of Kenner figures and vehicles. I recently found a load of my old stuff but I lost quite a few figures and also some I never had bought for me. Thanks … Continue reading Buying back my childhood (with vintage Star Wars toys)
It’s 20 years ago this year that we saw the first of the prequels and as time has gone on I’ve come to appreciate what George Lucas was trying to achieve even the execution wasn't all to my liking. When I saw them originally I was in University, an original trilogy fan and had high … Continue reading Appreciating the Star Wars prequels
Came across this great fan edit video today and it gave me chills. It's one of the best videos I've seen showing all timelines and bringing on a central theme of the force in this case. If I didn't know it was a fan edit I'd swear it was from Lucasfilm to be shown as … Continue reading Star Wars- Always