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Star Wars original cuts may be coming to Blu-ray after all

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Simon Brew News Sep 21, 2015

"Did you know Disney, by the way, is putting out the original Star Wars the way it was?", says John Landis. No John: we did not...

What to expect from the upcoming Star Wars videogames

DC Feature Sep 9, 2015

Will the new Star Wars games be a greater success than those of the past? And how will they fit into Lucasfilm’s universe-building plans?

Star Wars: a history of lightsaber design

Rob Leane Feature Sep 11, 2015

As Star Wars: The Force Awakens introduces the broadsaber, we chart the lightsaber designs of the Star Wars universe...

Strange Magic review

Mark Harrison Review Aug 23, 2015

George Lucas produces the ILM animated fantasy, Strange Magic. Here's Mark's review of a curious genre mash-up...

Greebles: how tiny details make a huge Star Wars universe

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 7, 2015

Did you know the engine panels on the back of the Millennium Falcon were shovels from a bulldozer?

10 great Hollywood directing hot streaks

Nick Horton Feature Aug 5, 2015

Pete Docter, Francis Ford Coppola, Rob Reiner and a bunch of other movie directors who went through a time where they could do no wrong...

Star Wars: new videos detail changes to Original Trilogy

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Simon Brew Viral Video Jul 28, 2015

All of the changes to A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi, side by side...

Michael Jackson wanted to play Jar Jar Binks in The Phantom Menace

Ryan Lambie News Jul 24, 2015

The Phantom Menace's Jar Jar Binks could have been played by Michael Jackson in prosthetics, says actor Ahmed Best...

Star Wars: original script confirms Han shot first

Simon Brew News Jun 9, 2015

A 1975 archived copy of the original Star Wars script reveals that Greedo just didn't move quickly enough...

Star Wars: fan creates 'despecialized' original trilogy

The Star Wars logo.
Simon Brew News May 20, 2015

One man has painstakingly put together a high quality Star Wars cut - but with the special edition edits removed...