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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.

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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.

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

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.

Yoda Bookend

Yoda Bookend

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)

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

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

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.

Hot Toys Leia Last Jedi Action Figure

Hot Toys Leia Last Jedi Action Figure

“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.

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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.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Title Explained

Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Title Explained

(SPOILERS) Star Wars: The Last Jedi has several major themes. But ScreenPrism argues that it has two main subjects that are implied in its title. One is the demystification of the past, and the other is the meritocracy of greatness.

Skywalker vs Starkiller

Skywalker vs Starkiller

Fabrice Mathieu cleverly combined footage from the original trilogy with footage from The Force Awakens, throwing Luke Skywalker into a battle that took place 30 years later than he last flew his X-Wing, thus introducing time travel into the Star Wars universe.

A Star Wars Christmas Medley

A Star Wars Christmas Medley

It might seem like an odd combination, but Star Wars fever and Christmas are both upon us, so Nathan Mills‘ medley sorta makes sense. Sit back and enjoy a beautiful guitar performance of classics like Little Drummer Boy, Imperial March, and Silent Night, all rolled into one.

DIY RC LEGO BB-8

DIY RC LEGO BB-8

LEGO enthusiast Sariel modified the LEGO BB-8 kit to make it move via remote control. It doesn’t roll exactly like the droid does, but it’s still a cool mod. Sariel used SBrick and Power Functions parts to make the mod. You can download the instructions on his website.

Return of the Jedi Honest Trailer

Return of the Jedi Honest Trailer

Screen Junkies takes on Star Wars: Episode VI, a movie which at the time was the most disappointing of its franchise, but that just needed Episodes I through III to come out to put in perspective how much better Yub Nub is any day than Jar Jar. Harmonica solo!

The Star Wars: Concept Trailer

The Star Wars: Concept Trailer

Before the characters we know and love first emerged on movie screens, there were other conceptual incarnations created by George Lucas and artist Ralph McQuarrie. The DAVE School envisions what the first movie might have looked like had those early ideas stuck.

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Star Wars: A Capella Medley

Star Wars: A Capella Medley

The talented vocalists of Serbia’s Viva Vox present a fantastic cover medley of John Williams’ classic score, including Fox Fanfare, Star Wars Main Title, The Force Theme, Rebel Fanfare, The Imperial March, Cantina Band, Princess Leia’s Theme and Duel of the Fates

Star Wars: Lessons from the Force

Star Wars: Lessons from the Force

“Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.” After explaining the meanings of the lightsaber, ScreenPrism continues its Star Wars symbolism series by enumerating the core tenets of the Force. Or at least its Light side. Empty your mind and be one with the Force.

Hot Toys Luke Skywalker Last Jedi Figure

Hot Toys Luke Skywalker Last Jedi Figure

Hot Toys masterfully mimics Luke Skywalker’s appearance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The 11″ tall action figure comes with a hooded tunic, a poncho, Luke’s lightsaber, and a cane. The deluxe version adds a backpack, a porg and a “lightning rod.” Hmm.

Star Wars Theme on Calculators

Star Wars Theme on Calculators

YouTuber It’s a Small World is back, but her musical calculators have multiplied for her latest performance – a fun cover version of John Williams’ Star Wars opening theme, complete with the iconic 20th Century Fox music.

Columbia Star Wars Echo Base Jackets

Columbia Star Wars Echo Base Jackets

Columbia Sportswear’s latest Star Wars fashions. The Echo Base collection consists of three jackets inspired by Luke, Leia and Han’s Hoth outerwear in The Empire Strikes Back. They are water-resistant and have Omni-Heat reflective insulation. Drops 12/8/17.

Build Your Own Droid

Build Your Own Droid

While so much of the focus has been on BB-8 in recent years, R2-D2 is still our favorite droid. Now you can build your own 12″ tall R2 unit using this DIY kit which includes all the parts you need, and stickers for customizing your bot. Great for kids or kids at heart.

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