How Star Wars Continues to Change Film Making Across the World

When we think of going to a Star Wars film, we know there will be inevitable “beats” to the storyline. We will most likely see lightsabers, some sort of space battle, and meet unique characters and locations that cannot be found in other science fiction properties. That unique combination of gritty practical effects and cutting-edge digital integrations is part of the reason Star Wars has held the test of time so well.

How Star Wars Continues to Change Film Making Across the World

When we think of going to a Star Wars film, we know there will be inevitable “beats” to the storyline. We will most likely see lightsabers, some sort of space battle, and meet unique characters and locations that cannot be found in other science fiction properties. That unique combination of gritty practical effects and cutting-edge digital integrations is part of the reason Star Wars has held the test of time so well.

Yoda: Know Him You Must!

This Jedi master has been around since first appearing as a wandering Muppet in The Empire Strikes Back that transforms into the wisest and most powerful Jedi perhaps to have ever lived. So what's this the story with the beloved long-eared character?
The 10 Best Star Wars Memes

The 10 Best Star Wars Memes

Somewhere along the short history of the internet, we fell in love with memes. These images capture the pop culture, current events, or some kind o...
Who are the Inquisitors in Star Wars?

Who are the Inquisitors in Star Wars?

The Inquisitors believe in their mission as if it was appointed by a holy decree. Much like other intellectual properties, there are plenty of characters attracted to an organization that wields immense power and little rules as long as you deliver results.

The Best Jedi Locations and Hideouts in Star Wars

Even though Jedi were found all over the greater Star Wars universe from inside Canon and out, there are specific planets and locations that seem more crucial to the Jedi story than others. The hard part is pinning down that massive list to only a tiny portion.
The Death Star: A Sound to Define a Generation

The Death Star: A Sound to Define a Generation

In 2015 during an interview at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, famed host Stephen Colbert interviewed George Lucas. The creator of Star Wars...
Who is the Crimson Dawn in Star Wars?

Who is the Crimson Dawn in Star Wars?

While fans of Star Wars canon are on the fence about the prequel single-character movie Solo: A Star Wars Story, there is plenty of interest in learning more about the details of the mysterious crime syndicate known as the Crimson Dawn. It was this organization that took center stage as being in charge of the part of the galaxy where most of this movie takes place.
11 Coolest Starships in the Star Wars Universe

11 Coolest Starships in the Star Wars Universe

One of the intriguing ways Star Wars emerges us further into the extended worlds and stories inside the universe is through starships. Each new intergalactic vessel captivates our imaginations of what could be possible if only the Earth’s scientists had the reigns dropped and were allowed to create genuinely unique crafts.

Where Did the Jedi and the Sith Come From Originally?

Part of the appeal of the Star Wars universe is the epic battle between good and evil. The power struggle between the light and dark sides played out in detailed fight scenes with lightsabers flying through the air is one of the reasons so many fans continue to rewatch every film and series as they come out. However, there is an often overlooked detail that leaves many fans confused. What are the origins of the Jedi and Sith?
Darth Maul - What You Should Know

Darth Maul - What You Should Know

Trained by Darth Sidious, Darth Maul is one of the more intriguing lightsaber-wielding Sith in Star Wars. From the time we first see him on screen in Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace to his death at the hands of Obi-Wan, there has been a lot of lore written about this fantastic character.

What Caused the Fall of the Empire in Star Wars?

Probably one of the primary storylines to weave its way through the entire Star Wars universe and canon is the rise and fall of the Empire. Remember, the Empire came to power because the Supreme Chancellor Palpatine controlled the strings in the background. He was disappointed in the lack of recognition of the Sith. Eventually, He created a plan to destroy them using Anakin Skywalker as bait.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is the Star Wars Story We’ve Always Needed

This will be a much darker film as those few remaining Jedi have gone underground to avoid detection and extermination by the Inquisitors, including our bearded hero Obi-Wan. He must avoid detection and throw the squad off the scent of young Luke Skywalker.

What do the Different Lightsaber Colors Mean in Star Wars?

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Where to Lightsaber Colors Come From?

Color originates from the Kyber crystal used at the core of the lightsaber. These rare crystals determine the overall color when the fighter holding the weapon's personality, fighting style, and moral choices are blended together. The only exception is red crystals. These are synthetic. That is why you see so many Sith with red-colored lightsabers. All the other crystals are found in nature.