We’ve seen makeup artist Kay Pike’s amazing body paint creations before, but this golden protocol droid from Star Wars might be her best yet – with those exposed wires in her belly and flat eyes painted on her eyelids. The red arm from The Force Awakens is a nice touch.
Instructables contributor MariaK64 shows us how to transform a IKEA PS 2014 pendant lamp into an exploding Death Star with nothing more than paint, masking tape, and some artistic skill. But instead of firing at the exhaust port, simply pull the cord to blow it to bits.
One of the most talked about aspects of Rogue One was the digital resurrection of actors as they appeared in 1977. ABC News‘ Nightline had an opportunity to go behind the scenes with ILM’s John Knoll and his effects team to learn how they pulled off this modern movie magic.
(PG-13: Language) “I feel far from good.” A few years ago we checked out the hilariously bad English subtitles on a Chinese pirated copy of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. YouTuber DeathJohnsonMisc dubbed some of the funniest passages into the film.
While its title is a bit hyperbolic, Looper’s look at one of the most recognized and downright evil dudes in the history of movies is still a good watch, and provides at least a couple of tidbits about the character and the actors that portrayed him that we didn’t already know.
Drop by The Awesomer Shop for a chance to win a set of three awesome Propel Star Wars drones. One lucky winner will go home with T-65 X-Wing Starfighter, TIE Advanced X1 Starfighter, and 74-Z Speeder Bike quadcopters valued at over $700 total. (Ends 2/7/17)
Since Disney took over the Star Wars franchise, we’ve been pleasantly surprised by the quality of the content. But that doesn’t mean it couldn’t quickly head South. Creator Josh Poley and his friends envision our worst nightmare. What’s next, midichlorian action figures?
(SPOILERS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story turned out to be a great film. But if you watched its trailers, you’ll know that there are some scenes that did not make it to the final movie. Looper lists those scenes and give a possible reason as to why they were cut.
Greg Johnson of Acoustic Labs performs a fantastic fingerstyle medley of some of John Williams’ music from the Star Wars saga. We’d pay good money to see a whole performance of this done live with the films on screen. Check out more great music over on Alvarez Live.
A limited reissue of Nixon’s ultimate Star Wars watch. We already love the design of The Unit digital wrist watch, and it’s just that much better dressed in Mandalorian armor. Offers 12/24h time, dual time, calendar, temperature, countdown, chronograph, alarm and a light.
Screen Junkies takes on the The Empire Strikes Back of movie sequels. Don’t worry – they didn’t find much to complain about Star Wars’ greatest episode. Except for the incest vibes. And Yoda’s weak-ass training routine. And Boba Fett’s screen time. And Luke’s IQ.