Exclusive Video of Phantom Menace Actor Jake Lloyd's Car Chase With Cops

Jake Lloyd, the 26-year-old former child actor best known for playing Anakin Skywalker in George Lucas’ Jar Jar Binks biopic Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, was arrested in South Carolina Wednesday after leading cops on a 100-plus MPH car chase. This is a video of that incident. » 6/22/15 6:15pm 6/22/15 6:15pm

Do You Have the New Star Wars Movie's Shooting Script? We'll Pay For It

Earlier this month, a librarian in Canada stumbled across a forgotten copy of the original Star Wars shooting script. Which, uh...no offense to Canada, but we already have seen the first (fourth) Star Wars. What we really want is the script for the new one, The Force Awakens. And we’re willing to pay. » 6/16/15 12:40pm 6/16/15 12:40pm

Sorry, Hot Wheels, We Prefer These Wacky Star Wars Die-cast Cars

When Hot Wheels started making die-cast toy cars inspired by everyone’s favorite Star Wars characters, it seemed like a match made in heaven—or in a galaxy far, far away. But now that Tomica has revealed its own line of Star Wars-themed die-cast cars, we have to admit we actually prefer these wackier designs,… » 5/25/15 9:20am 5/25/15 9:20am

Found On CL: Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder

In honor of it being Star Wars Day, we dug though some web archives from a long time ago, in an internet far, far away, and discovered something pretty great: the Craigslist ad for Luke’s Landspeeder. Also, stay out of the ‘Casual Encounters’ section on Mos Eisley Craigslist — it’s just creepy as shit. » 5/04/15 7:05pm 5/04/15 7:05pm

Fascinating,…

A Glimpse Inside The Secretive World Of Human Cannonballs

Once she has lowered herself into the mouth of the cannon and slid down to the base of the barrel, Gemma “The Jet” Kirby performs a series of breath-synchronized movements that seem more suited to yoga or lamaze than to one of the deadliest stunts in circus history. This sequence is the culmination of hours of… » 4/30/15 11:32am 4/30/15 11:32am

This Shot Makes A Nimitz Class Super Carrier Look Like A Star Destroyer 

This unique angle of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as it pulls alongside a Replenishment Oiler looks like something right out of Star Wars. All the vents, hangar bay openings, crew stations, antennas, emergency rafts, conduits and other details underline just how massive and complex of a machine a Super Carrier… » 4/29/15 4:50pm 4/29/15 4:50pm

There's Imperial Star Destroyers All Over Craigslist Now

Ever since the most recent Star Wars trailer came out, with its prominent, crashed Imperial Star Destroyer half-buried in the sand on some miserable outer-rim planet, rubber hoses and gaskets getting all dry-rotted, clever people have been trying to sell it on Craigslist. There’s actually been a few ads — let’s look… » 4/20/15 9:30pm 4/20/15 9:30pm

The New Star Wars Droid Is Not CGI — So How Does It Work?

For a droid enthusiast like myself, one of the best parts of the new Star Wars trailers has been the new little astromech droid, the ball-like BB-8. I’ve speculated about how that design could work before, but in the context of fiction. Now we know they actually built one. So, how did those kooky Imagineers do it? » 4/17/15 12:00pm 4/17/15 12:00pm

The Force Is Strong With This International Space Station Expedition

Expedition 45's crew poster is outrageous. Six of the most capable human beings on this planet dressed up like six of the most capable creatures from other planets, Jedi Knights to be exact. Lightsabers, satellites that look like X-Wings and even a straight up Death Star are present. Now if I could only get my Jedi… » 2/13/15 4:05pm 2/13/15 4:05pm

The One Vital Element The New Ghostbusters Will Keep From The Original

Another Avenger is confirmed to be in Captain America 3. There's a possible candidate to replace Tom Hardy in Suicide Squad. Warwick Davis shares selfies from the set of The Force Awakens, one of which could reveal a shocking character's appearance. And what's Howard Stark's deal on Agent Carter? Spoilers now! » 1/16/15 6:00am 1/16/15 6:00am

67 Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies To Watch Out For In 2015!

What's hitting the big screen this year? Basically, everything. Luke Skywalker, James Bond, the Terminator, Velociraptors, all the superheroes. But there are also some great surprises, like a movie based on a beloved Nebula-winning novel. Here are the 67 science fiction and fantasy movies you need to know this year. » 1/05/15 11:21am 1/05/15 11:21am

Compared: Star Wars & Our Weapons Tech From New Hope To Force Awakens

With what has to be the most exciting teaser trailer of the decade dropping earlier this week, we all got a tiny glimpse into what has changed technologically in a galaxy far-far away since we first visited it in 1977. Seeing as the timeline for The Force Awakens generally follows our own here in this Galaxy, let's… » 11/29/14 1:02pm 11/29/14 1:02pm