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Return of the Jedi

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Lost 'Jedi' Scene Answers Lingering 'Star Wars' Question

Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Were Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda cool with lying to Luke Skywalker about the identity of his father, a.k.a. Darth Vader? For years, "Star Wars" fans have ...

Watch These Amazing 'Return Of The Jedi' Outtakes

Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The slow death that Yoda endures in "Return of the Jedi" would have been even slower, as evidenced via newly unearthed outtakes. All taking place duri...

Mike Ryan

When Fans Should Expect A New 'Star Wars' Title

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment

This past weekend, Disney chairman Alan Horn was audibly booed by fans at Disney’s D23 expo for saying nothing about “Star Wars: Episode VII" othe...

Familiar Face Back For More 'Star Wars'

Posted 07.27.2013 | Entertainment

The new "Star Wars" trilogy is gaining another familiar face in John Williams, who composed the scores for all six of the saga's previous entries. Fol...

The Core Is Strong With This One

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.30.2013 | Comedy

Who needs a Downward Facing Dog when you can do the Downward Facing Wookie! California-based Matthew Latkiewicz is the creator of Star Wars Yoga....

About Those 'Star Wars' Plot Rumors

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Earlier this week, a sketchy-from-the start Star Wars rumor made its way around the Internet. In a nutshell, the rumor claims, casting calls were put out for the twin sibling characters of Jaina Solo and Jacen Solo, two young Jedis in training. Along with it came a complete breakdown of what would happen to these characters over the course of Episode VII, Episode VIII and Episode IX. Sure.

How Much Do You Really Know About 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment

Most of us know a bit about the storied legacy of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, a series that raked in more than $2.7 billion worldwide after its ...

Mike Ryan

Read Leonard Nimoy's Angry Letter About Spock's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

"No, there is another." This one line spoken by Yoda during "The Empire Strikes Back" set off three years of speculation before it was revealed in "Re...

Thanks 'Star Wars' For These 30 Things

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.23.2013 | Entertainment

This Saturday, "Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi," the capstone of George Lucas' original trilogy, turns 30. Not only does this mean you're old, it me...

The Secret 1981 Meeting That Led To Four 'Star Wars' Movies

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

On May 25, the third film in the original Star Wars trilogy, "Return of the Jedi," will turn 30 years old. To celebrate, HuffPost Entertainment is pub...

How Harrison Ford Really Felt About 'Return Of The Jedi': Exclusive Look At 'The Making Of Return Of The Jedi'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment

"Return of the Jedi," the third film in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, was released on May 25, 1983. Lucasfilm, the production company founded by "...

Mike Ryan

Meet The Man Who Played Boba Fett

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment

Lucasfilm will announce on Monday that four men who played Boba Fett in "Star Wars" will appear together this July at the Star Wars Celebration in Mes...

Why J.J. Abrams Is Overqualified For 'Star Wars'

Mike Ryan | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

In January, it was announced that J.J. Abrams will become the third man whose last name isn't Lucas to direct a Star Wars movie. (If that confuses...

I'm With Stupid: Why Are Geeks So Mad About Star Wars?

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

My son, who has seen only the original Star Wars, doesn't really understand the song, so he asked me one time, "Why does his dad get so mad about Star Wars?"

Harrison Ford's Complicated History With Han Solo

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

Harrison Ford's relationship with Han Solo, the character he played in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, is what you might call ... complicated. He's ...

WATCH: This Hover Vehicle Is Like Something Out of 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.21.2012 | Small Business

Sometimes a catchy jingle or a creative viral marketing ploy is all a company needs to get some exposure. Other times, you need the power of The F...

Jabba is Dead, or My Daughters Watch Return of the Jedi

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."

Why I (Reluctantly) Cancelled My Pre-order of the Star Wars Blu-rays

Andy Wilson | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Wilson

Seriously? I was excited for the prequels on Blu-ray but not my beloved original trilogy that shaped my childhood? So, what was the final straw? It was the much-maligned and mocked "Noooo!" from Vader.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Changes to Star Wars

Bryan Young | Posted 11.08.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

From the very beginning of Star Wars, changes have been a way of life. Even before The Empire Strikes Back came out, things were added and changed in the original theatrical version of A New Hope.

PICTURES: Unnecessary 'Star Wars' Blu-Ray Changes

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy

If you've felt nerd rage in the air, you're not crazy. George Lucas, on the other hand, may in fact be, according to the very nerds outraged that he's...

Is George Lucas Really Altering Star Wars Again?

Bryan Young | Posted 10.31.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

There are videos lighting the Internet ablaze right now, purporting to be alterations to the Star Wars films made by George Lucas for the Blu-ray releases. My first question is this: Why do you believe these rumours?

Enough of comic-book movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a lot of elements of modern cinema on which I'd like to see a moratorium declared. Let's start with remakes - particularly remakes of reall...