Lightsaber Vigil and Walk in Honor of Carrie Fisher at Tempe Town Lake.

Fans gathered to remember and celebrate the life of the inimitable Carrie Fisher, who passed away earlier this week, tragically followed by her mother, Debbie Reynolds, a day later, with a lightsaber vigil and walk at Tempe Town Lake in Tempe, Arizona.  

"Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra".

Carrie Fisher:  More than just a Princess by Durrilion Today started like any other day.  I woke up, ate, ran errands, and logged into facebook.  That was when I heard the terrible news.  She was gone.  I wanted my first article after an academic hiatus to be something fun, uplifting, however the news of Carrie’s death wouldn’t leave me.  I kept hearing words in my head about her struggles, how…

5 Character Posters for Star Wars The Force Awakens

Han Solo, Princess Leia, Kylo Ren, Rey and Finn feature in the Character posters that Disney has released for The Force Awakens. The biggest news of it all still surrounds the mysteriously missing Luke Skywalker.  While listed as being in the first movie and a hooded figure everyone presumes to be Luke appears in the trailer it is possible they are holding him for the second movie.  (Although recent fan…

First Look at Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

That Hack Show has revealed the first sets of photos that appear to show Carrie Fisher in her new wardrobe as Princess Leia in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”.  Which means the only one of our original heroes that we haven’t seen is Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMFhWXp_WAI&w=560&h=315] The outfit is very reminiscent of costuming we saw in “Star Wars: A New Hope” on Yavin 4 where the…

Yoda, Princess Leia and Darth Vader Tell Star Wars from Their Perspective in New Books

What do we want? More Star Wars! When do we want it NOW! But it looks like we will have to wait until at least September. That’s when the new line of Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys are due on the shelves and now from StarWars.com we also find that we are being treated to a re-imaginging, or perhaps, a re-telling, of the original trilogy through the eyes of…

Billie Lourd is Not a Young Princess Leia in The Force Awakens

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding the casting of Carrie Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Most of it has surrounded the possibility that she would play a young Princess Leia in a flashback of some kind. But during an interview with ET in which she was discussing an upcoming show that she will be in, called Scream Queens, Lourd confirmed that…

"Rogue One" to follow the stealing of the Death Star plans

The Star Wars Anthology Film “Rogue One” will be a prequel to Episode IV: A New Hope and will follow the brave band of people who steal the Death Star plans that we assume we see Princess Leia slipping in to R2-D2. Felicity Jones has been confirmed to be playing a Rebel soldier in the movie. The news was revealed at a panel with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm SVP…

JJ Abrams releases new Star Wars Trailer at Star Wars Celebration

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