|A 1977 audience waits in line to see Star Wars|
Friday, 27 May 2016
Friday, 20 May 2016
Did Alec Guinness really make a young fan burst into tears? The story of the boy who saw Star Wars 102 times
|Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi|
It turns out there is a fascinating postscript to his story about the time he made a child promise never to see the film again. And it might just shed some light on the great actor’s complicated relationship to his most successful film.
Friday, 13 May 2016
|The cover of Star Wars Annual no. 1 from 1978|
Episode Nothing looks at the first Star Wars Annual, from 1978. It was the book which gave UK fans behind the scenes features about the film, plus a taste of something Americans had already had – Marvel's Star Wars adaptation in colour. (Or, if you prefer, color.)
Friday, 6 May 2016
|Vader chokes Motti: Just one of the things |
the Force can help you do in Star Wars
What better time to examine the Force, the "energy field created by all living things"? Is it George Lucas's unique and personal take on religion and spirituality – or just a lot of New Age mumbo-jumbo?