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Star Wars: Revisited – A Fan Edit That Does It Better?

The Star Wars movies sit atop my list of favourite films, with The Empire Strikes Back holding the number one spot. I’ve watched the Star Wars movies for more than 25 years and I’ve never really had a problem with the Special Editions like some folks do. Some of the changes I like, some not so much. Some suggest that George Lucas was blind-drunk while making the decision. Either way I just enjoy watching Star Wars but when I do, in my head Han always shoots first.

Fan edits are not something I knew existed until recently. Wikipedia describes a fan edit as “…a version of a film modified by a viewer, that removes, reorders, or adds material in order to create a new interpretation of the source material.” Star Wars: Revisited by ‘Adywan‘ is a fan edit that does all of those things.



Lego Zombie Apocalypse

Behold! The Lego Zombie Apocalypse!

These images tell the tale of a full-blown Legopocalypse. The photos were taken at the Zombie Apocafest at BrickCon in Seattle, 2008. (more…)

Lando Calrissian is… ‘Blackstar Warrior’

“Who’s the baddest dude in the galaxy?” Check out the Shaft-meets-Star Wars fan video.

ThunderCats… NOOOOOOO!

I was a huge ThunderCats fan as a kid and as far as I’m concerned it still dominates the ‘best theme tune’ category, right next to X-Men. The trailers for the NEW Cartoon Network ThunderCats series has my face pressed up against the shop window, nose all squashed up like a snout. Nothing can beat the nostalgia the original series holds but this anime-style reboot could still be really cool.

After tweeting the recent Wondercon trailer for the new animated series, the below ThunderCats CG short was fired back at me.  (more…)

DeLorean Monster Truck

This beast brings a whole new meaning to Doc Brown saying “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.” If you’d asked me two weeks ago what my dream vehicle/mode of transport was, I’d have talked to you about one of these… (more…)