Star Wars Week

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is Basically A NEW HOPE

Well. Where to start? It’s fair to say that The Force Awakens was (we can say that now) the most anticipated film of all time, which can be supported by the extraordinary advance ticket sales, audience buzz, YouTube views and the sheer brand power that is Star Wars. With all that riding on one movie, […]

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Lamenting the Death of the STAR WARS Expanded Universe

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was highly anticipated, but many dedicated fans of the franchise were also somewhat shaken by the announcement that the Star Wars Expanded Universe would be rebranded as Star Wars Legends. It wasn’t the rebranding itself that caused a fuss, but rather the news that the former EU […]

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Know Your Lightsabers with These Cool Infographics

If there’s one thing as exciting as the new release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s the notion of living in a Star Wars universe ourselves. More specifically, it’s exciting to play with the idea of wielding our own lightsabers. We could strike down bad guys (and occasionally good guys), we could cut through […]

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The Fun Science of Insuring STAR WARS Vehicles

We like to run inforgraphics here on UTF (basically the only thing people send us) – especially ones which are Star Wars-related, because eveything gets better when it’s about Star Wars. Adrian Flux, the UK-based vehicle insurance company, has developed an infograhic predicting how much it would cost the Rebellion and the Empire to insure […]

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STAR WARS, as Re-Enacted by LOKI, MARGAERY TYRELL, HARRY POTTER and More!

Everybody is cashing in on the Star Wars hype; Facebook, Spotify, the UK government – and even A-list celebrities. To celebrate The Force Awakens, MTV have compiled something of a re-enactment of the movie featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Dormer, Elijah Wood, Tina Fey and way more. Well, I say re-enactment, but it’s […]

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So… Is STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Any Good?

It’s a question which has been terrifying everyone, from the most hardcore fan to Disney themselves, since October 2012 when the Lucasfilm buyout was announced. Will it actually live up to the hype? Will it deliver in any way, shape or form? Will J.J. Abrams succeed in revitalising Star Wars for a new generation? Fortunately, […]

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My STAR WARS Story – Claudia Chavarin

Thanks for reading and following along for Star Wars Week! It’s been fun and even though I’m excited for the movie to premiere, I’m also sad because that also means that Star Wars Week will becoming to an end soon. The Star Wars articles are not quite finished however, so please enjoy My Star Wars Story. […]

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THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is All About Humanity, Both Good and Evil

This is the fifth installment of our Star Wars Week review series. Check out our reviews of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope! It’s Tuesday, and while Star Wars Week has reached its midpoint, our retrospective review series of the Saga is almost over. That’s obviously […]

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“The Best STAR WARS Prequel by Default” REVENGE OF THE SITH’s Honest Trailer!

In celebration of the incoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the funny folks over at Honest Trailers have decided to completely shit all over the last movie, Revenge of the Sith, as they often do. One thing’s for sure: our review doesn’t necessarily match up. Watch it below! To be honest, I don’t […]

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A Trip to Mos Eisley: Top 5 STAR WARS Characters I’d Have a Drink With

It’s Thirsty Thursday at Mos Eisley Spaceport, and Chalmun’s Cantina is alive with the repetitive stylings of Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes. They’ve just gone ska, and you aren’t entirely sure you like their new sound. You won’t be able to make it through this night alone; you need a drinking companion. Scanning your […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE is a Study in What it Takes to be Good

This is the fourth installment of our Star Wars Week review series. Check out our reviews of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith! When I opened up WordPress to write this review, I found myself stuck for content. A New Hope is gonna be forty years old in seventeen […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH Is All About Deception?!

Revenge of the Sith is the third (ish) installment in the Star Wars franchise as we continue on with Star Wars Week. In case you missed it, our reviews of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones can be read on here and here. The previous […]

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