top twenty starship captains. Both Han Solo and Grand Moff Tarkin (O RLY?) make the list, but I’m mostly tickled by the inclusion of Turanga Leela. Futurama: awesome animated sci-fi show, or most awesome animated sci-fi show?
OH, IT’S ON NOW, BITCHES!
Silly Brits picked the Hometown advantage? The prequel trilogy rang in at #6 on the best list (beating Lord of the Rings trilogy over classic Star Wars in an Amazon.co.uk poll. Spider-Man) and #5 on the worst.
JESUS CHRIST IT’S A GOOGLE
Get in the car, ET! Google Maps Street View caught you on film! Or at least get rid of the lightsaber, dude. Your friends should get on that GPS thing by now.
MOVIE TYPE THINGS AND… STUFF
FANDOM & Events
Dark chocolate Han Solo chocolate bar? I smell a CJ group project! (Thanks, Bonnie!) Also: Queso dish!
I’ve been too busy for random surfing, but
SF Signal to the rescue – they found three (well, four – but we already linked the subwoofer) great Star Wars diversions yesterday: Everything , Star Wars the top 15 Han Solo quotes you need to use in regular conversation, and learn to speak Ewok. Though why anyone would feel the need to talk to Ewoks is mystery to me.
HanLovesGreedo. And there’s more. An undiscovered fandom subculture? Or is it all for the lulz? Only HanLovesGreedo knows for sure.
Wookiee Noogie by
Science Fiction Weekly reviews out
Sideshow’s 12″ Luke Skywalker. Sounds pretty cool, though he still looks more dead-eyed than haunted to me. They also review the Premium Format Vader and Han.
Collectors might note that the
pre-order for the 12″ Darth Maul has just started.
The trial of Han Solo. Amusing and quite well done, though a tad preachy towards the end. Kinda suffers when compared with ‘The Emperor’s Court’ in but what commentary on Greedo shooting first doesn’t? Tales #14,