Yesterday, the internet practically suffered a hemorrhage after hearing word that J.J. Abrams had most likely been signed on to direct Star Wars: Episode VII. This evening, Disney has finally sent the official press release to confirm this report. This is certainly interesting news to say the least, given that J.J. Abrams is now essentially [...]
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Last week I had the luxury of being able to attend a few days of the Star Wars Celebration VI convention in Orlando, Florida. There were some incredible moments such as seeing George Lucas in person, meeting the great Ian McDiarmid, but then there was also one very informative discussion panel titled “Why We Love [...]
It was only a matter of time before FX guru and Star Wars creator George Lucas jumped on the 3D bandwagon. This past Friday, Episode I: The Phantom Menace made its arrival in theaters. With massive cardboard standups in cinemas months ago promoting the upcoming release/re-release, hopes were high that Lucas would deliver on the [...]
The wait is nearly over. On December 20th, PC gamers will finally be able to get their hands on an official copy of the latest MMO (massive multiplayer online) title to hit store shelves; Star Wars: The Old Republic. A few weeks back, I had the opportunity of being selected as a beta tester. This past [...]
A routine Jedi Academy field trip is turned into a rip-roaring comic adventure in LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace. Tour guide Master Yoda leads a group of rambunctious Jedi younglings through Senate chambers when he senses a disturbance in the Force. Summoned to help save the Republic, he discovers that one of the Younglings [...]
What was once a small collection of Star Wars novels that set the foundation for the Expanded Universe, has now grown into a seemingly endless library of material spawned from mere name-dropping in the films or additional backstory from the many Star Wars video games. Two such novels due to be released in the coming [...]
After the Cartoon Network debut of their first-ever original television special, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will join forces once again to bring LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace to Blu-ray Disc and DVD. Launching on September 16, the 22-minute original standalone special will feature the charm, action and irreverent humor that have become [...]
Everyone is after fugitive Jedi Dass Jennir. An assassin broke into an Imperial facility seeking information about Jennir’s whereabouts, and the specifics of what was stolen have put Darth Vader on Jennir’s trail-with the Emperor’s blessing! Even the outlaw crew of the Uhumele are searching for their erstwhile companion.
The Future is Always in Motion – New Details on the Star Wars Saga’s Blu-rays! Updated with Cover Art!
Today as part of Star Wars Day, Lucasfilm finally spilled the beans on the details on the upcoming Star Wars Blu-ray box sets. While I don’t think they’ve told us everything, there is still a lot to be excited about. They will now be in 6.1 DTS Surround Sound and there’s over forty hours of [...]
It will be a day long remembered! The Star Wars Saga will be back in theaters next February in 3D starting with Episode I – The Phantom Menace and followed by the rest of the legendary series! I know some people will inevitably complain that it will be in 3D but the conversion is being [...]
If you enjoyed the first two Family Guy Star Wars spoofs (Blue Harvest and Something Something Dark Side) like me, then you will probably enjoy the final installment in the saga, It’s a Trap! I’ve always been impressed with how much effort the Family Guy team puts into matching the source movies down to the smallest details such as the [...]
And then there was light…sabers…two actually. Yes, after the impressive sales of 2008′s Star Wars The Force Unleashed, it only made sense to build on that success and deliver a sequel. After all, the first one wasn’t just a video game, it was the only piece of Star Wars non-movie material that George Lucas declared [...]
Saturday’s news from Celebration V really hit home with George Lucas’ official announcement that all 6 Star Wars films will be making their way to Blu-ray next year. There was no release date or no price information, but who the hell cares. I can finally watch Star Wars again (since my boycott of DVD in [...]
If you enjoyed the first two Family Guy Star Wars spoofs (Blue Harvest and Something Something Dark Side) like me, then you will love the final installment in the saga, It’s a Trap! I’ve always been impressed with how much effort the Family Guy team puts into matching the source movies down to the smallest details such as the escape [...]
Here’s an event Why So Blu fellow photographer Scott T. Morrison and myself are always happy to be part of… the annual Leia’s Metal Bikini Photo Shoot at Comic-Con in usually, sunny San Diego, CA. Check out some of the exclusive photos below, taken by Scott T. Morrison, yesterday at the Gentle Giant booth and [...]
Having enjoyed myself so much at Celebration 3 and being the big Star Wars fan that I am I just had to put a plug in about Celebration V landing this summer in Orlando, FL. One way or another Why So Blu will have some coverage from down there. We were actually sitting around talking about this event [...]
Last we met, it was but a movie, now it is a concert. On December 3rd, a very unique event landed in Cleveland, Ohio…Star Wars: In Concert, performed by the amazing talents of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and their accompanying choir. However, you know that if Star Wars is the sole focus of the evening, [...]
Once a fabled Sith mentioned only in passing, Darth Bane has gained significant notoriety with fans of the Star Wars universe and we have none other than author Drew Karpyshyn to thank for it. The accomplished wordsmith is the man behind the pages of these Old Republic-timeline novels that showed readers a new perspective in [...]
You know life is really hard when you have to labor an hour of your time helping your photographer arrange and take pictures of 17 scantily clad metal bikini wearing girls. Such was the painful work I suffered through on Friday, July 24th at the Comic-Con exhibit hall booths of Gentle Giant and Lucasfilm. I [...]