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Star Wars: Boba Fett originally had a much larger role in Return Of The Jedi

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May 5, 2016

Summarily ejected from Return Of The Jedi, fan-fave bounty hunter Boba Fett was originally going to be the main villain, it's revealed...

Star Wars: the surprising origins of the AT-AT

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 6, 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One will see the dramatic return of the AT-AT. Ryan takes a look back at the Empire walker's creation and hidden origins...

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...

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