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Star Wars

Yoda Bookend

Yoda Bookend
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The Ancient Jedi Master uses the power of The Force to keep your collection of sci-fi books from tumbling over on your bookshelf. Hallmark’s single metal bookend might not hold a huge library, but is a cool gift for Star Wars fans. (photo: frmacleod/reddit)

Imperial March Goes Synthwave

Imperial March Goes Synthwave

Synthwave duo Litiowave envisions what John Williams’ Imperial March (aka Darth Vader’s Theme) might have sounded like if it came out in the early 1980s rather than in 1977, giving the track a new neon-lit electronic sound.

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Star Wars x Arrested Development

Star Wars x Arrested Development

With Ron Howard in the director’s chair for Solo: A Star Wars Story, the Star Wars YouTube channel was able to snag a few minutes with the former Richie Cunningham to narrate this hilarious parody of A New Hope in the style of the credits from Arrested Development.

The Ultimate Infinity War

The Ultimate Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War includes just about every major MCU character yet. But Marvel could have added many other characters under their parent company’s umbrella to round out the cast even further. Nerdist envisions what that movie might have been like.

Tree World (We Go Hard)

Tree World (We Go Hard)

The end of Return of the Jedi saw its original Yub Nub song wiped out in one of George Lucas’ awful “special editions.” Auralnauts give the Ewoks the anthem they deserve with this rap track from their alt-Star Wars episode VI The Last Laser Master.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Trailer)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Trailer)

“Yeah, I know a guy. He’s the best smuggler around.” The best look we’ve had so far at the Han Solo spin-off movie, which despite a major directorial change mid-shoot appears to be on the right track in the capable hands of Ron Howard. The Millennium Falcon looks so clean.

Kylo Ren Ben Swolo Pin

Kylo Ren Ben Swolo Pin
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Those are not moons. If you can’t figure out how to get wide like Kylo Ren, Heather Curfman’s got your back, er chest. She came up with this pin called Ben Swolo, which is totally a film accurate replica. It’s sold out as of this writing, but she also has it as a sticker.

Star Wars Resistance Badge Sneakers

Star Wars Resistance Badge Sneakers
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Represent the Resistance with one of Po-Zu’s latest officially licensed Star Wars footwear. The Resistance Badge sneakers features a canvas upper embroidered with badges. Quilted rear hexagonal panels and padded tongues round out their sci-fi look.

Hot Toys Obi-Wan ROTS Action Figure

Hot Toys Obi-Wan ROTS Action Figure
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Hot Toys’ action figure of Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. The deluxe version comes with battle droid remains, a light-up lightsaber, a baby Luke Skywalker, holograms of Darth Sidious and Anakin, and a light-up hologram table.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Honest Trailer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Honest Trailer

Screen Junkies braces for impact against people who take entertainment way too seriously. Watch them talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s divisive “kill the past” themes, the Rebel’s stupid secret plan and Kylo Ren’s chests, er, eyes.

It’s Not a Moon

It’s Not a Moon

“Evil comes in round shapes…” Bad Lip Reading presents another musical misinterpretation of Star Wars – this time taking on Grand Moff Tarkin and his proudest achievement, THE ULTIMATE POWER IN THE UNIVERSE.

Star Wars Melodica Medley

Star Wars Melodica Medley

Who knew that the ideal musical instrument to perform the theme from Star Wars on was a melodica? Listen up and enjoy as Tristan Clarke and Joe Buono aka Melodica Men turn in a wonderful medley of tracks using the hybrid wind and keyboard instruments.

LEGO Star Wars Podracer Arcade

LEGO Star Wars Podracer Arcade

LEGO enthusiasts Alexis Santos and Luis Baixinho paid homage to the classic podracing game Star Wars Episode 1: Racer with a one-of-a-kind arcade machine. Made entirely out of LEGO, the machine has you avoiding obstacles while you speed across the desert.

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Star Wars Trailers Restored

Star Wars Trailers Restored

Using cleaned up footage and Harmy’s Despecialized Editions, The ReDiscovered Future reconstructed the original trailers for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, complete with narration by Harrison Ford. Return of the Jedi could benefit from the same.

Carved Wood Millennium Falcons

Carved Wood Millennium Falcons
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Love My Custom Wood handcarves these impressively intricate models of Han and Chewie’s iconic ride using a big hunk of white cedar wood. The large version measures 32.5″ x 21.5″, but there’s a smaller version if you don’t have the space or galactic credits to spare.

How The Last Jedi Should’ve Ended

How The Last Jedi Should’ve Ended

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was a fun film. But like many movies, it sacrificed logic for drama and character development. How It Should Have Ended points out the ways Poe, Finn and Rose all should’ve died, plus an even more kickass climactic showdown.

Lone Starr: A Spaceballs Story

Lone Starr: A Spaceballs Story

If Star Wars can have spin-offs, there’s no reason Spaceballs shouldn’t too. Darth Blender mashed up the voiceover from the trailer from Solo: A Star Wars Story with the Mel Brooks space spoof to give us a glimpse at the origin story of its roguish pilot and his sidekick, Barf.

Solo: Story Teaser

Solo: Story Teaser

Our first meaningful look at Solo: A Star Wars Story, as we learn more about Han’s early days after being kicked out of the academy, and heading off on his first epic mission with Chewie and Lando. We’re getting a Guardians of the Galaxy vibe here, minus the goofy bits.

16-bit Snoke’s Throne Room Fight

16-bit Snoke’s Throne Room Fight

Whether you loved or hated The Last Jedi, most of us can agree that the fight sequence in Snoke’s Throne Room was pretty awesome. Here, Mr. Sunday Movies brilliantly recreated the scene as if it were played out on a Super Nintendo or Sega Genesis console.

Building the Death Star

Building the Death Star

One thing that’s always bothered us about science fiction is how we see these enormous, futuristic constructions, and never see how they get built. Thanks to Isaac and Benjamin Botkin, here’s a look at how the ultimate power in the universe might have been assembled.

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LEGO Color Millennium Falcon

LEGO Color Millennium Falcon

Artist and LEGO fanatic Mike Marrocco of Funk Blast Art created this amazing model, which does away with the drab shades of grey and replaces them with oranges, blues, yellows, greens, purples, and more. This needs to be an official LEGO kit.

The New York Times Star Wars Book

The New York Times Star Wars Book
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There are dozens of Star Wars coffee table books, but The New York Times’ In a Galaxy, Far, Far, Away still stands out. It compiles the publication’s notable Star Wars articles going way back to 1973. It comes with a magnifying glass bookmark.

Getting WIDE Like Kylo Ren

Getting WIDE Like Kylo Ren

When Kylo Ren went shirtless in The Last Jedi, his proportions seemed a little, um, odd. Now you too can have the same awkwardly boxy looks, courtesy of Swolo Like Solo, the guys at Corridor, and high-waisted pants.

A Little Pencil Music

A Little Pencil Music

You’ll want to put your headphones on to get the most out of these videos from Dani Ochoa, who figured out a way to pace her writing so it makes music as the pencil hits the paper. Turn up the volume and enjoy her renditions of Star Wars’ Cantina Theme and Imperial March.

Star Wars Bento Boxes

Star Wars Bento Boxes
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Tote your fish, veggies, and rice around in your favorite Star Wars characters. These stackable bento sets come in R2-D2, BB-8, Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, and C-3PO versions, and are made from BPA-free plastics. The bowls are dishwasher and microwave safe.

KENOBI: A Star Wars Story

KENOBI: A Star Wars Story

It’s rumored that an upcoming standalone Star Wars film will be a look at what happened to Obi-Wan Kenobi between Episode III and Episode IV. Smasher couldn’t bear the idea of waiting until 2020 or so for the film to come out, so made their own trailer.

Sideshow Kylo Ren Life-size Bust

Sideshow Kylo Ren Life-size Bust
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Sideshow Collectibles presents an extremely detailed 1:1 scale Kylo Ren bust. It measures 29″x 22″x 15″ and is made from resin, fiberglass and fabric. The helmet features weathering and battle damage as seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Why Love Never Works out in Star Wars

Why Love Never Works out in Star Wars

ScreenPrism talks about the reasons why romantic couples never last long in the Star Wars films. Whether it’s because the characters are too busy, noble or narcissistic, it seems the Force doesn’t want lovers to last.

Millennium Falcon Ice Mold

Millennium Falcon Ice Mold
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Chill your drink in 12 parsecs with this ice mold of Han Solo’s ship. It’s made from flexible silicone and let you easily craft a duo of intricate ice figures for you and your co-pilot. Also great for making candies. Save 33% in The Awesomer Shop.

Hot Toys Leia Last Jedi Action Figure

Hot Toys Leia Last Jedi Action Figure
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“Wipe that nervous expression off your face, Threepio.” Hot Toys immortalizes the late Carrie Fisher and her performance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This 11″ tall action figure comes with a two pairs of hands, a blaster pistol, and a tracking bracelet.

The Crystal Fox Puppet

The Crystal Fox Puppet

Whether or not you loved The Last Jedi, you’ve got to hand it to the effects departments for their work on the film. While we assumed the Vulptex (aka “crystal foxes”) were CGI, it turns out they built an amazing animatronic puppet for close-ups, then scanned it for digital use.

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