George Lucas, Mark Hamill and sound designer Ben Burtt talk about the conceptual and technical aspects of the most famous movie weapon of all time, the lightsaber. The documentary includes a lot of behind-the-scenes clips.
A toddler gets his grubby little mitts on a deadly red lightsaber, wreaking havoc around the house and on his family in this amusing shakycam short film by Joel and Jared Erickson. At least he doesn’t have a Death Star.
When your a Jet-i, you’re a Jet-i all the way… That’s the tune that popped into our heads when we saw this doctored clip from West Side Story, featuring the world’s tiniest lightsaber battle. (Thanks RG!)
Another one of ThinkGeek’s April Fool’s jokes will soon be an actual product. Make lightsaber ice pops with the force of your fridge and these molds. The hilts – 2 Vader and 2 Luke – have built-in LEDs.
(Spoilers) YouTuber Joel935M used After Effects to add a bit of Star Wars in the battle between Jaime Lannister and Eddard Stark in Game of Thrones, turning their swords into lightsabers.
This feline is outnumbered, but it’s not outgunned. Or outsabered. As Yoda has proven in his hilarious Star Wars prequel fights, size doesn’t matter if you’re a Jedi.
Cats will be cats, and sometimes they just need to work things out. But there are times when claws and paws aren’t enough, and they require some bigger weapons. Here, these should do the trick.