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Star Wars Prequels Edited Into Single Movie

About 3-years-ago, Topher Grace, best known for his portrayal of Eric Forman on That '70s Show, edited all three Star Wars prequels into a single 85-minute movie, called "Redux of the Jedi". It was only shown to a select group of friends and press, but fast forward to today, it's available online for all to view. While the redux progresses quickly and omits huge chucks of story in favor of action, it does however streamlinine the narrative events of the prequels into something worth watching. Continue reading for the film.

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Jedi Marriage Letter

Colin Gilpatric, a 7-year-old Star Wars fan, wrote a letter, with his mom Peggy, to George Lucas, asking that he allow Jedis to get married without becoming a Sith. Little did he know, he actually received a response back from Lucasfilm, along with a few Star Wars gifts to get him in the food for The Force Awakens, in the mail. Continue reading for the reaction video.

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R2-D2 Game Consoles

Star Wars fanatics have probably dreamed about owning their very own R2-D2 droid, and one is actually living that dream right now, but it's not quite what you think. This droid may not be able to talk, but it houses an Xbox, Dreamcast, SEGA Mega Drive, NES, Nintendo 64, SNES, PlayStation, and an Atari console. That's not all, his head doubles as a projector that can be used anywhere with a suitable power source. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never give your kid a Portal gun.

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R2-D2 Jet
Star Wars Jet

When is a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner not just a plane that takes passengers on long haul international routes? When it's painted to look like R2-D2 from the Star Wars universe. A newly released video shows the nose of the plane decorated with R2-D2's signature blue and white stripes, along with its various ports. This specially designed jet marks the start of a 5-year All Nippon Airways "Star Wars" project, which is set to include "a range of novel initiatives." It's been approved for international routes. Continue reading for the video and more pictures.

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New Star Wars Trailer
Star Wars Force Awakens

J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy kicked off the 2015 Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California today with a brand new trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." It opens on the same sand outlook shown in the first teaser, and a landspeeder headed for a crashed Star Destroyer appears. "The force is strong in my family," says a voice as we see the battered helmet of Darth Vader. "My father has it." Continue reading to watch.

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Star Wars Los Angeles

It is only a matter of time before we see a Marvel and Star Wars crossover film, but until that happens we have to settle for fan films like this one, which depicts the Imperial army invading Los Angeles. You'll see AT-ATs, TIE fighters, and more dropped over the Los Angeles skyline, with shots of Santa Monica Pier and The Queen Mary, as the Imperial/Rebel battle over the city of angels. Continue reading for more.

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Star Wars Wedding Invitation

Most wedding invitations are designed purely to "get the job done", but this Star Wars-themed creations takes things to the next level. Imgur's "Homerliwag" hired Somersault Letterpress in Las Vegas for the job, and he says: "I wanted to create an invite that was part puzzle, part museum piece for our "May the 4th be with you" wedding. The discovery starts with a cryptic date letterpressed on the top of a simple black box. After taking off the lid, all you see is a white Star Wars miniature ship and the words - 'Take Off'. After 'taking off' the paper under the ship, the wedding information is revealed. A fun RSVP card with custom envelope lies even further beneath. Even the postage stamp is customized with our wedding 'icon' - a graphic that combines Star Wars and Indiana Jones...The true manifestation of our geeky-ness." Continue reading for more.

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Thrift Store Paintings Pop Culture

David Irvine, the talented artist behind the Gnarled Branch, is a self-professed illustrator and crafter that's best known for his "Re-Directed Paintings." The internet likes to call this series "Thrift Shop Remixes", and rightfully so, as he takes old thrift store paintings and adds in notable characters such as Godzilla, Ren & Stimpy, Darth Vader, as well as Dr. Who. He's been doing this for years now, and we bring you some of his latest work. Continue reading to see them all.

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Behind the Scenes Star Wars

Photo credit: Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew, best known as the 7' 3" actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films decided to share rare behind-the-scenes images of the cast and crew. They give us a fascinating glimpse into the creative process behind one of the most iconic film series of all time. Did you know that Chewbacca was actually inspired by George Lucas' big, hairy Alaskan malamute, Indian? That's right, the dog would always sit in the passenger seat of his car like a copilot, and people mistook it for a real person. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos of today, including of someone using a drone in the most unexpected way.

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Star Wars Imperial Destroyer


Geek and Star Wars fanatic Olivier C from France specializes in building custom housing for quadcopters that become the awesome "Star Wars" drones - like TIE Fighter - you've been looking for. For this latest project, he's built an Imperial-class Star Destroyer, and in the video above, you'll see test flights of it soaring above the skies of Southern France, complete with custom LED lights perfect for night missions. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular videos of today, including one of the most incredible paper airplane throws you'll ever see.

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