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It seems the age of prequels is upon us all. George Lucas (perhaps infamously) started it just over a decade ago, and now it seems to be in full swing. We have a prequel to The Thing just a couple of weeks away, an adaptation of The Hobbit (a prequel to The Lord of the Rings) filming and a prequel to The Wizard of Oz on the way. And who knows how many more are in development that we don't know about yet?
If you're Lucasfilm and you want to promote the release of the Star Wars saga on Blu-ray, what do you do? The answer: whatever the hell you want. You're Lucasfilm. You have the budget to think big. Really, really big.
Anthony Herrera is a geek dad. So when he took his two children hiking in Sequoia National Park—close to Redwood National and State Parks, where Return of the Jedi was filmed—he told them that this is where Ewoks lived.
So you know how when films play overseas and, sometimes, studios redesign the movie posters to appeal to the people of the region? Occasionally, that process goes horribly, hilariously, wonderfully awry.
Image of the Day: Han and Leia engagment rings
When it comes to the popular pastime of forcing people into tidy, easily identifiable boxes, two of the most popular identifiers that crop up are "nerd" and "geek." Often the way we differentiate one from the other is debated. This latest graphic tries to boil the debate down to its simplest and most pure elements.
Many of us have wanted to tell George Lucas what we think of his changes to the Star Wars saga. Now one of us has a chance—because Lucas is auctioning himself off for an evening for a charitable cause.
Remember those cookie jars we showed you guaranteed to delight (and sometimes repel) any sci-fi cookie lover? Well, here are the perfect cookies to go with them. Get ready to lick your lips ... and loosen your belts.
Image of the Day: Scrumptious AT-AT made out of pancakes