The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: why does the Empire keep building Death Stars?

Andrew Blair Feature
Feb 4, 2016

Is there actually a story reason why the Empire in Star Wars is obsessed with Death Stars? We take a look...

Why Star Wars matters

Duncan Bowles Feature
Dec 16, 2015

One man on why Star Wars means so much to him, and why it continues to matter...

37 great geeky Christmas jumpers

Rob Leane Odd List
Dec 10, 2015

A spoiler-free Star Wars: The Force Awakens jumper joins our collection of favourite Christmas garments, as does Captain Jean-Luc Picard...

Yoda: The Empire Strikes Back's big gamble

Ryan Lambie Feature
Nov 25, 2015

In 1980, the idea of having a puppet as a supporting actor was still untested. Ryan looks back at The Empire Strikes Back's big gamble...

The Star Wars films, the Skywalkers, and the Chosen One

Jordan Adcock Feature
Nov 30, 2015

Both Anakin and Luke Skywalker take the idea of a Chosen One - but how do the two Star Wars trilogies so far approach it?

Star Wars: other characters get their own posters

Ryan Lambie Poster
Nov 5, 2015

Look, we're sorry. Courtesy of us and an old copy of Photoshop, some other Star Wars characters get their own fancy posters...

Emperor Palpatine: Star Wars' most entertaining character

Ryan Lambie Feature
Nov 5, 2015

He’s the most evil man in the galaxy and the most fun. Ryan celebrates Emperor Palpatine and the actor who gave him life, Ian McDiarmid.

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

Star Wars
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...

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