Geeks probably already know that Star Wars Episode VII is scheduled for release on December 18, 2015. This film forms part of the planned third trilogy of Star Wars movies, following chronologically in the series after Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. It will be the eighth Star Wars theatre release, after 2008's Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and the first Star Wars film produced under Disney's ownership of production company Lucasfilm. Continue reading for ten awesome fan-made movie posters.
LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter 9493 is currently being offered for just $38.79 shipped, today only, originally priced at $59.99. Featuring wings that fold into attack mode, proton torpedoes, retractable landing gear and opening cockpit, this most iconic vehicle of the Star Wars universe returns to turn the tide in the battle against the evil Empire. Product page. Continue reading for a video and more information.
- Includes 4 minifigures: Luke Skywalker, new Jek Porkins, R2-D2 and R5-D8.
- Features X-wing starfighter, 1 weapon, and 1 lightsaber, extra wing markings also included.
- X-wing starfighter features retractable landing gear, 2 proton torpedoes, opening cockpit and wings that fold into attack mode.
- Set the wings to attack mode and battle the 9492 Tie Fighter.
- X-wing starfighter measures over 12" (33cm) long.
Ok, so technically you don't *need* a lightsaber plunger that glows in the dark, but it's definitely something that every Star Wars fanatic, or geek, should have in their home. We've rounded up some more cool and creative things, including interesting tea / coffee cups, that every geek home should have. Continue reading to see them all.
Ever wonder who the faceless avatars you see on the earlier Facebook iOS / Android apps are based on? If you're a Star Wars fanatic, you'll be happy to know that it's none other than Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader themselves. Or, you may fancy the Star Wars burgers that were released in France a while back. Continue reading for more pictures and things that only Star Wars fanatics will find funny.
LEGO's Star Wars Millennium Falcon 7965 is currently being offered for only $103.19 shipped, this weekend only, originally priced at $139.99. With twin flick missiles, rotating laser cannons, and detachable cockpit cover, this Millennium Falcon set's got more than a few surprises left in it. Product page. Continue reading for a time-lapse build video, review, and more information.
- Straight from the Death Star escape scene of Episode IV: A New Hope.
- Includes 6 mini-figures: Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, Princess Leia Organa and Darth Vader.
- Millennium Falcon features opening hull, detailed interior, twin flick missiles, rotating laser cannons and detachable cockpit cover.
- 3 lightsabers, 3 blasters and 1 crossbow also included.
- 1254 pieces total.
That's right, scientists have discovered a real-life lightsaber material "when they managed to get the particles to clump together to form a molecule, one that's unlike any other matter." What sets these photons apart is that during interaction, they're pushing against / deflecting each other, and the physics of what's happening in these molecules is similar to what we see in the movies. Continue reading for more information.