Apr
16

New Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

A new trailer for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars film released today! The official release date is Christmas 2015. You can view the trailer below:

It’s great to see some of the returning cast in-character, something that was missing in the first teaser trailer released last year. We get a look at some new faces, too, including a Sith Lord that looks a lot like Darth Revan. Things are shaping up to be very interesting.

Apr
10

LEGO Star Wars Movie Posters

Today, LEGO posted a small album of LEGO Star Wars movie posters on Facebook! All six of them in fact! Here’s one from Episode IV: A New Hope:

Check out the rest of the posters here! They’re very well done, so I encourage you to see them.

Mar
24

Fanmade ’80s Anime-Style Star Wars Short Film

Today, a fan who had worked for four years on an ’80s anime-style Star Wars short film posted his work to YouTube. Take a look, it’s quite impressive! It focuses on a space battle between Imperial and Rebel forces, following mainly the Empire’s troops.

Feb
14

Ultimate Collectors Series TIE Fighter Announced

Today, LEGO announced that they will be releasing an Ultimate Collectors Series TIE Fighter in May of this year. This iconic fighter will finally be added to the UCS ranks, along with the Slave I released this year and the Sandcrawler from late 2014.

The LEGO 75095 TIE Fighter will contain 1,685 pieces, includes one minifigure (TIE pilot), and will likely retail for roughly $170 based on piece count. For comparison, the UCS Slave I contains 1,996 pieces and retails for $200. If you would like to see more images of the TIE Fighter, LEGO has you covered.

Feb
14

LEGO Star Wars Buildable Figures

Today, LEGO introduced a new series of sets in the Star Wars line, which they’re calling “Buildable Figures.” They’re basically more realistic (as far as LEGO goes) versions of the Star Wars characters (i.e. not minifigures) built out of Technic parts and other large, custom-molded pieces. Other themes have had the “Buildable Figures” added to their lines as well, such as Superheroes and Chima.

Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader Buildable Figures

They revealed Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker buildable figures today and hint at more reveals to come. The series will release in September of 2015.

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