On this day…in 1977

On this day in 1977, the weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas’ blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theatres. The incredible success of Star Wars…it received seven Oscars, and earned $461 million in U.S. ticket sales and a gross of close to $800 million worldwide…began with an extensive, coordinated … [Read the full story]

Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher, died of a heart attack on a flight from London to LA. Her heart just packed up. Carrie Fisher struggled after with alcoholism, substance abuse and depression. She was aged 60. Daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher was the star of over 40 movies, including Shampoo and The Blue Brothers. … [Read the full story]

Chewbacca’s been sleeping with Han Solo’s wife

Every Star Wars fan worth their salt knows only too well from C3PO’s warning, that it’s ‘not wise’ to upset a Wookiee. But clearly it’s advice that Chewbacca’s former co-pilot Han Solo wasn’t worried about following as he launched into a verbal attack on his old friend…and for good reason. Actor Harrison Ford, who played … [Read the full story]