Though it was a risky little sci-fi film back in 1977, Star Wars has become one of the biggest, and most lucrative, franchises in film history. So just how much cash has George Lucas' opus generated?
With Universal's Battleship steaming out of the gates today, what's going on with those other big-screen board game adaptations? Are they still stuck in port or cruising for the silver screen?
Somewhere on the ice plains of Hoth rests a derelict battle wagon just like this incredible 1/32 scale model. Unwanted. Unloved. Unlubed. Makes you want to go give your dirty car a good wash and wax, doesn't it?
You remember Iron Man, right? Rich guy, red and gold armor, shows up all the time in movies and TV shows and comic...
How'd you like a Darth Vader lava lamp? Or a Death Star basketball? When the folks behind the Star Wars prequel trilogy were trying to figure out how to cash in on the project back in the late '90s, all of these are more were briefly considered—but were ultimately canned (mostly for being too weird, or too lame).
When a patron found Anakin Skywalker toys in a local store—one that claimed to be an education-minded establishment—he took issue with the idea of Star Wars' Scourge of the Galaxy being sold as an innocuous plaything. So he wrote a letter. And got a fantastically astute one back.
One of the best things about being a kid was opening up presents on holidays and birthdays and finding toys. But not just any toys. Star Wars toys.
In the ultimate case of "don't touch my stuff," a British fan and collector slipped into a homicidal rage after his wife tried to "make his life hell" by destroying his beloved Star Wars memorabilia.
We love Star Wars toys. We especially love playing with toys and making pew-pew noises and screaming when they fall over and die. Some people, however, have better plans for their toy collections.
How'd you like to buy the best Indiana Jones toy of the year? Well, you can't. The only way to collect this Lost...