Holy. Bantha. Fodder. Gird your loins ladies and gentleman because Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams just released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming December film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This time we get to to see legends Chewbacca, R2-D2 and scruffy-lookin’ nerf herder Han Solo with the man himself Luke Skywalker narrating over several objectively impressive-looking scenes. Enjoy.
Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron team up to take out a bunch of angry dudes in the upcoming film Mad Max: Fury Road. The fourth installment of the epic dystopian series follows the style of its predecessors in what looks to be holy-sh*t-balls-to-the-wall action-packed fun. Set for a May 15, 2015 US release, check out the trailer.
Check out beautiful footage from 35 of the most visually stunning space movies in this video collage edited by Max Shishkin. The piece combines the soundtrack of Interstellar to the narration of Anthony Hopkins and includes footage from space epics like Gravity, Aliens, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
After the release of the “Star Wars: Episode VII” trailer this week, the internet was abuzz with fandom activity and inevitably cybertrolls everywhere crept out of hibernation (from their mom’s basement) to complain about the technical inaccuracy of the trailer’s featured ‘trisaber’. In response, fellow geek Stephen Colbert put his technical wisdom to use to send those trolls back under the rocks from which they belong in this clip from his show.
via Dean Gvozdic
In what I imagine was an attempt to escape from a helicopter parent over the Thanksgiving weekend, YouTuber “Snooperking” recreated the new Star Wars: Episode VII trailer in a stop-motion LEGO version.
ThinkGeek recently released the invention of the century when it came to their attention we don’t need a separate flux capacitor and USB charger. Travel back a week in time and impress friends with your new iPhone 6 (ooh ahh) by picking up the 2-in-1 time machine-phone charger COMBO here.
DirkLoechel–who is apparently either unemployed or has the world’s greatest job because he has far too much free time on his hands–put together this elaborate chart of nearly every science fiction starship ever, to scale. It excludes some of the exceptionally large starships like the Death Star because he “had to draw the line somewhere”.
Check out the full-size chart on his Deviant Art page, found here.
Corridor Digital has just released this Lord of the Rings short called “Shadow of Mordor”, directed and written by Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer. It’s based on an upcoming action video game that follows events between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Despite the absence of Orcs breaking out in solemn chorus, it’s arguably more entertaining than the new Hobbit trilogy.
Every Saturday we’ll post a satirical or non-sensical piece on anything Star [Insert Anything] related: Star [Trek], [Wars], [Fox]….you get the picture. Watch the throne room end scene in Star Wars get real awkward real fast without its score from John Williams.