The Empire Strikes Back

15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jun 23, 2015

An alien craft shaped like an artichoke? A vessel with breasts? Here's our pick of 15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships...

Star Wars on digital HD: trailers and pricing announced

Ryan Lambie News Apr 7, 2015

Update: all six Star Wars films are out as HD downloads on the 10th April. Prices and trailers have been revealed...

The movie characters who scared us as children

Den Of Geek Feature Jan 16, 2015

Jaws, Large Marge, Scar, Medusa, Judge Doom... did these movie characters have you shaking in your boots as a child?

Directors who've made sequels to other filmmakers' movies

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 1, 2014

What happens when a new director comes into direct a sequel to a popular film? The results can vary, Wil writes...

Star Wars original cuts on Blu-ray: the evidence

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 19, 2014

Rumours suggest that original cuts of Star Wars are heading to Blu-ray. But how likely is that? Ryan weighs up the possibilities...

Films paid for almost entirely by a wealthy(ish) benefactor

Simon Brew Odd List Aug 1, 2014

Without the help of some brave investors, or the pockets of their makers, the following films would never have existed...

Crowdfunding Friday: The Art Of Ralph McQuarrie

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 4, 2014

A Kickstarter campaign aims to fund a book devoted to Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who first brought the Star Wars universe to life...

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...

The original trailer for The Empire Strikes Back re-released

Simon Brew Trailer Oct 17, 2013

Now here's something quite lovely: LucasFilm has re-released the original trailer for The Empire Strikes Back...

Robert Watts on producing Star Wars, Indiana Jones and more

Ryan Lambie Interview Oct 8, 2013

We talk to producer Robert Watts about his remarkable career in movies, which includes the Star Wars trilogy, Roger Rabbit and more...

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