Star Wars The Force Awakens Prints

If you’re in the market for some cool new pop culture prints, today is your lucky day. Both Mondo and Bottleneck Gallery have a couple of new prints each inspired by a few movies that have plenty of fans.

Matt Taylor has an awesome new print for Star Wars: The Force Awakens featuring the Millennium Falcon traveling through hyperspace (teased above), while another print for the new installment of the saga also comes from Adam Relf. Meanwhile, over at Mondo there’s a new A Clockwork Orange print from Rory Kurtz as well as one for Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon by Jock.

Check out the new A Clockwork Orange, Enter the Dragon and Star Wars The Force Awakens prints after the jump. Read More »

Warwick Davis Rogue One A Star Wars Story BTS

More than three decades after he first appeared in Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the JediWarwick Davis has returned to the galaxy far, far away for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. But he’s not playing Wicket this time, or even any of his Phantom Menace characters. Instead, he’s portraying someone entirely new. To get your first look at the Warwick Davis Rogue One character, click on through.  Read More »

Custom BB-8 Action Figure

The breakout fan favorite character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens last year was undoubtedly BB-8. The little ball droid was one of the hottest Christmas gifts, and he’s one of the cutest robots the Star Wars galaxy has ever seen. Over the past year, you’ve undoubtedly seen endless versions of BB-8 on toy shelves, ranging from the extremely tiny to the near life-size iteration. However, most of them don’t quite look like how he droid looks in the movie. But a new tutorial shows how you can fix that.

Find out how to easily create a BB-8 action figure screen accurate after the jump. Read More »

colin trevorrow directing Star Wars Episode 9

Collin Trevorrow‘s Star Wars: Episode 9 will be shot with 65mm film cameras, a move away from the 35mm film format that JJ Abrams and Rian Johnson used on the previous two installments. The result will probably be a higher resolution image that shows more detail, making it more suitable for projection on larger screens like IMAX (which has its own format).

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International Rogue One Trailer

Yesterday, a new international Rogue One A Star Wars Story trailer came out of nowhere, and it was chock full of new footage for us to closely scrutinize. Now another one has surfaced, and while this one doesn’t have nearly as much new footage, and is much more similar to the previous domestic trailer for Rogue One, there are some incredible action shots that we haven’t seen before, both from the forthcoming space battle and the ground war on Scarif.

Watch the new international Rogue One trailer after the jump. Read More »

rogue one: a star wars story international trailer 2 necklace

Just when I thought our previous trailer breakdown for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was going to be the last one, a new international trailer has to arrive and give us more to chew on. And you know what that means: I was compelled to go through the whole thing frame-by-frame and see what we could discover.

Although this trailer features plenty of new stuff, it also remixes a lot of footage we’ve seen before. So our focus here will be on the completely fresh footage and you can refer to past breakdowns for everything else. Cool? Cool. Naturally, potential spoilers and speculation follow…

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International Rogue One Trailer

It’s time to look on the brighter side of the end of 2016 with a new international trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

The new tease for the first Star Wars spin-off features a bunch of new footage from the film that follows a band of Rebels tasked with getting the plans to the original Death Star. There are some awesome new shots here, like the one seen above, as well as an indication that Jyn Erso’s mother has a strong belief in The Force. Plus, stick around until the end for a new shot of Darth Vader.

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Rogue One Star Wars mads mikkelsen

In this Special Edition team-up version of Star Wars Bits and Rogue One Bits:

  • Mads Mikkelsen talks about sharing so many scenes with Ben Mendelsohn.
  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is coming next year.
  • Donnie Yen created one major element of his Rogue One: A Star Wars Story character.
  • Samuel L. Jackson says Mace Windu is not Supreme Leader Snoke.
  • The synopses for the next batch of Star Wars Rebels episodes are revealed.
  • Ashley Eckstein‘s geek clothing line is undergoing some changes.
  • Preview Marvel’s new Doctor Aphra comic.
  • New official and unofficial Star Wars art.
  • And more!

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Abandoned Movie Set Locations

Some of the most hardcore cinephiles dream of one day being on a film set. Having been fortunate enough to have this experience a decent amount of times, I can tell you that it’s a mixed bag of satisfaction. While it’s undoubtedly surreal and often cool to be on a movie set, a lot of people don’t realize that most of the time spent on a movie set is just standing around waiting for things to happen.

However, for those of you who are still dead set on checking out a movie set, it’s not impossible. In fact, there are some very recognizable on-location movie sets that were abandoned after production was completed, and you can still check them out to this day. Find out about these abandoned movie set locations after the jump. Read More »

Cool Posts From Around the Web:

eddie redmayne kylo ren

The world has spent the past year picking Star Wars: The Force Awakens apart, picking through its plot threads, spelunking into its plot holes, shipping the Hot Young New cast members into various pairings, and generally leaving no frame of the film untouched. But it’s become increasingly clear that everyone, fans and detractors alike, can agree on one thing: the film is impeccably cast, a trademark of every J.J. Abrams project.

But the casting of Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Adam Driver was the result of a sweeping talent search, one that looked at names both famous and obscure, seemingly leaving no stone unturned. The stories of people auditioning for The Force Awakens are many and they will surely begin to trickle out as time goes by. But today, we have one from Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne, who auditioned for the role of Kylo Ren.

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