Tagged: sci-fi

Canonical Star Wars timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star Wars Universe were re-labeled as “Legends.” Only the...

Star Wars Celebration Orlando

The convention celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope and the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This was the first Star Wars Celebration that Harrison Ford attended. He made...

The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). Arriving in your galaxy December 15.

A tribute to Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher was born on October 21, 1956, in Los Angeles, California. Her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars and its sequels made her famous. She struggled with alcohol and drug abuse in...

Every best visual effects Oscars winner (1927-2016)

For the 1927/28 Academy awards, the award was for engineering effects. There was no award again until 1938 where it was called a special award “for outstanding achievement in creating special photographic and sound...

Playmobil’s Ghostbusters sets

Back in June, it was revealed that for the first time ever, Playmobil planned to branch out from its normal historical and generic toys with sets featuring characters and vehicles from popular movies, starting...

The science of Interstellar

Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the theoretical physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific...

How ILM brought back Tarkin and Leia

In “Rogue One“, the tech and visual teams working on the film were able to recreate not only villain Grand Moff Tarkin, since Peter Cushing has long since passed away, but a youthful Princess...

Merry Christmas Will Byers

In this Peanuts/Stranger Things mash-up, Will Byers returns home from the upside down, but can’t seem to shake off that traumatic experience. [Via: OnlyLeigh]

Star Wars cameos in Rogue One

Dr. Evazan and Ponda Baba Remember the disgruntled cantina patrons Luke encounters in Mos Eisley in A New Hope? Well, turns out they don’t just restrict their surliness to the surface of Tatooine. During...