Editorial

What I want from a new TMNT flick

With the upcoming Ninja Turtles reboot I’d like to put forward some ideas for a solid trilogy that sets up an additional arc.  If anyone reading this would like to pay me for these ideas I am open to that as well. We’ll start with the turtles themselves, and the one thing I thought had […]

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A Bunch of STAR WARS EPISODE VIII Predictions For ‘Ya

As a writer, one of my favourite things to do is create my own plots for upcoming movies – basically, write fan-fic. It’s fun to work with characters and environments that you’re already in love with, and it poses a creative challenge to predict plot developments for a story which you don’t fully know inside-and-out. […]

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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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