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Original Star Wars story line mashed up with Shakespeare

Sean Alves Reader Find

By Sean Alves in New Art on Tuesday 23 July 2013

Ian Doescher delivers the latest quirky take on the original Star Wars Episode IV. Put simply, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is a mash up of the original Star Wars story line and the writing style of the famous English playwright. Staying true to his inspiration, Doescher recreates our favourite sci-fi journey in full iambic pentameter, […]

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Life after people: Abandoned Star Wars film sets

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 21 May 2013

Italian photographer Rä di Martino took these amazing pictures of abandoned Star Wars film sets in Tunisia. Using Google Earth, she effectively tracked down decades-old locations such as Luke Skywalker’s Tatooine dome home, the Lars Homestead, for a number of photographic projects. As she observed on her website, “Some of it have now become ruins, […]

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Nine incredible Star Wars VII posters made by fans

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Tuesday 14 May 2013

These nine Star War fan posters are pretty exceptional, so we think they deserve some recognition. The stylish and epic photographs make for impressive poster ideas in anticipation of the new film. So, does this fan art make you feel the force?

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Star Wars Occupation Flow Chart

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 3 May 2013

If you’re the sort who flaps about like a fish out of water when it comes to plotting out your career path in life, but can stay on the couch for days to watch Star Wars with dogged single-mindedness, maybe all you need to find out what you’re destined to do in life is this […]

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Watch Star Wars: A New Hope in just 60 seconds

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Video on Thursday 2 May 2013

Still haven’t gotten around to seeing the Star Wars movies? Seriously? Have you been living under a rock? Well, obviously you need to be brought up to speed on reality. Just spend 60 seconds watching this video and you’ll be set. This super-fast cartoon version of Star Wars: A New Hope is perhaps better than […]

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Illustrated Star Wars movie maps by Andrew DeGraff

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Thursday 18 April 2013

Now this is what we call fan art! Check out these finely detailed Star Wars infographic style illustrated movie maps by Andrew DeGraff where you can follow the events from each movie.

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Vadering: Levitation, done the Star Wars way

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Can this be true? Vadering, a geeky Star Wars reference to Darth Vader’s invisible neck choke, might just be the next big Internet phenomenon. At least two people need to be in the shot, with one playing the role of Vader with one outstretched arm and clenched fingers, and another playing victim suspended in mid-air, […]

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The Star Wars Remix project: may the creativity be with you

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Even though you might not be a fan of the Star War movies, or going to international conventions, meet-ups and stuff, you still might enjoy the characters, gimmicks and famous quotes brought into our lives. To guarantee you some more fun with Darth, Jabba and friends, you should take a look at the Star Wars […]

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Lord Vader and more: Star Wars figures as distinguished Victorian figures

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 9 March 2013

Genius! Toronto-based Terry Fan mixes traditional ink and graphite with Photoshop to create these classy studio portraits of Star Wars icons as Victorian dignitaries. There’s Lord Vader in a top coat and top hat, Chancellor Chewie looking grand with a monocle and pocket watch, Sir Yoda suited up for the occasion, Earl of Eisley enjoying […]

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Star Wars stole the alphabet

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 6 March 2013

I’m not sure if this chart from ChartGeek tests your knowledge of the English language or actually only reveals your nerdy obsession with Star Wars. Ok, let’s be honest. If you can figure out what each letter stands for in this chart, it only shows of your embarrassingly vast knowledge of the Star Wars  universe. I mean, […]

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Quirky Portraits of Overlooked Star Wars Characters

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Monday 11 February 2013

Ok, you’ve heard of Dark Vader, Chewie, C3P0, Luke, Leia, Yoda, and Boba Fett. You’ve seen the fan art. You know their heroic deeds, mishaps, and heartbreaks. Those characters are the famous ones. But come on guys, there’s two sides to every story! What about all those other characters not important enough to have cool […]

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JJ Abrams and Darth Vader duet in Star Wars: The Musical

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Monday 4 February 2013

So JJ Abrams, he who revived Star Trek not that long ago, has jumped ship from the Enterprise to, er, the Death Star. YouTube users Antonius and Vijay have created the silliest musical duet featuring a confrontation between Darth Vader and JJ Abrams on a pier of all places. The latter tries to pledge his […]

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Star Wars Taxidermy

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Friday 25 January 2013

Okay, so maybe these are Phototohopped. But you can’t deny that they’re pretty cool. Who wouldn’t want a wall mount inspired by Star Wars creatures? As long as you’re not the one who has to hunt them down. May the force be with you, and with them, of course.

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Star Wars-Disney mashups

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Saturday 3 November 2012

Disney buys Lucasfilm for US$4 billion, enrages Star Wars fans, sparks off deluge of reactions in the form of Disney-Star Wars mashups. We’re a bit wistful, so the one with Luke Skywalker walking away into the Mickey Mouse sunset fits our mood perfectly.

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Will Disney change the face of Star Wars?

David Bergmans Reader Find

By David Bergmans in New Illustration on Thursday 1 November 2012

You would have to be living in a galaxy far, far away not to have picked up on the news of Disney buying the empire of George Lucas, Lucasfilm Ltd. An empire that doesn’t stop at Star Wars. Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound and LucasArts are all part of this astronomical 4 billion dollar […]

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