A New Hope

15 horrifying incidental things from the original Star Wars trilogy

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jun 24, 2014

Torture, flesh-eating bears, burnt aunts and uncles - just a few of the horrifying incidental moments in the original Star Wars trilogy...

Star Wars, gender, and female leading roles

Ryan Lambie Feature May 6, 2014

Following the Star Wars: Episode VII casting news, Ryan argues that it's the quality of female characters, not quantity, that is important.

Star Wars Rebels: first teaser

Ryan Lambie Trailer Oct 8, 2013

Disney's forthcoming animated Lucasverse TV series gets its first teaser. Take a look at the Star Wars Rebels promo here...

Would George Lucas approve of the Star Wars Machete Order?

David Pallant News Apr 3, 2012

Is the Machete Order, which jumbles up the Star Wars movies and omits The Phantom Menace, the perfect way to enjoy the series? David gives it a try...

Is this the definitive proof that Han Solo was supposed to shoot first?

Star Wars
Simon Brew News Feb 10, 2012

George Lucas suggests Greedo was never supposed to shoot first. But, according to this book by, er, George Lucas, he was...

George Lucas: Greedo was always supposed to shoot first

George Lucas
Simon Brew News Feb 10, 2012

In a new interview to promote the return of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace to cinemas, George Lucas has revealed that Greedo was always meant to shoot first...

What's the right order to watch the Star Wars films in?

James Sherlock News Nov 14, 2011

Is it better to show a newcomer the original Star Wars trilogy first, or the prequels? James examines both sides of the argument…

George Lucas, the Star Wars Blu-ray edits, and the status quo

Simon Brew News Sep 5, 2011

As it’s confirmed that George Lucas has indeed re-edited the Star Wars films ahead of their Blu-ray debut, Simon argues that there’s nothing you can do about it…