Animated Empire Strikes Back

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures has delivered a stylized, animated version of The Empire Strikes Back in just five minutes. Plus, watch The Simpsons famous steamed hams scene recreate in LEGO form, and The Hollywood Reporter brings in some of the TV drama showrunners, such as Damon Lindelof (Watchmen) and Liz Tigelaar (Little Fires Everywhere), who might be in contention for Emmys when the time comes later this year. Read More »

Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch the next chapter in the Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures adaptation of The Empire Strikes Back, featuring Luke Skywalker seeking out a Jedi master on Dagobah. Plus, listen to a production designer talk through famous movie mansions and houses from The Royal Tenenbaums, Clueless, Love Actually, and more. And finally, watch Shrek making a boss battle in a Resident Evil video game even more terrifying. Read More »

Empire Strikes Back Animated

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, for the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, the animated shorts of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures tackles The Battle of Hoth. Plus, learn the history of Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin located at Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland, and listen to Nicholas Hoult break down the most memorable characters in his career, from About a Boy to X-Men and more. Read More »

Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures Season 2

Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures is a series of animated shorts made to capture the attention of younger kids who maybe aren’t ready for the live-action Star Wars movies. They introduce kids to characters, give them abridged scenes and story arcs from the movies with stylish animation, and a new season has kicked off online. While the first season of episodes focused on the original trilogy characters, the second season has shifted to the new trilogy. Check out the first few episodes of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures season two below. Read More »

Star Wars Animated Short

If you haven’t been checking in with the Star Wars Kids YouTube channel, then you’ve been missing out on some outstanding animated shorts that deliver abridged versions of key moments and character arcs from the entire Star Wars saga.

Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures is a series of animate shorts created for the web that we first highlighted when they launched last fall. The latest takes a crack at delivering a stylized, extremely truncated version of all three Star Wars trilogies, chronicling the Skywalker saga as it’s been revealed so far. Each scene seamlessly weaves into the next, and the animation for the lightsaber battles is extremely cool. Watch the Star Wars animated short, Jedi vs Sith – The Skywalker Saga, below. Read More »

Empire Strikes Back Animated Hoth Attack

Do you remember when we told you about the animated Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures animated shorts last fall? As part of the Star Wars Kids channel on YouTube, these animated shorts recreate scenes from the Star Wars movies with some added details and moments that make them a little more exciting for kids who maybe haven’t yet watched the live-action movies. And the latest installment gives a Rogue One style makeover to Darth Vader’s assault on Hoth from The Empire Strikes Back. Watch below! Read More »

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Shorts

Earlier this week, we learned about a new animated endeavor called Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures that was specifically geared towards kids in an effort to introduce the classic themes, pivotal moments, and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga to the next generation of fans. Now the first animated shorts from the newly founded StarWarsKids.com have arrived online, and the animation is stylish and cool, adding some real flare to key Star Wars moments that we’re all familiar with.

Watch some of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures shorts below. Read More »

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures

It’s never too early to start drafting children into the world of fandom – at least according to Lucasfilm.

This week, the company is launching a new series of animated shorts called Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures, which will be found at the new StarWarsKids.com and that site’s dedicated YouTube channel. These shorts “will introduce the classic themes, pivotal moments, and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga to the next generation.” Read more about them below.
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