Contact Us
star wars

star wars

'The Empire Strikes Back'
Lucasfilm
[

George Lucas Speaks About a New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy and Retirement

Today's news that George Lucas is selling Lucasfilm and 'Star Wars' to Disney is so crazy that it's hard to believe it's true. Which may be why Lucas made a video to talk about the handover.

Read More

Matthew Simmons, Getty
Matthew Simmons, Getty
[

Lightsaber Assaulter Gets Jail Time and a Much Needed Mental Evaluation

A man from Portland, Oregon who went on a tear in a toy store with a lightsaber has been sentenced. And it’s not to be slowly digested in the stomach pit of a Sarlacc for the next thousand years.

Read More

Lucasfilm/Paramount Television
Lucasfilm/Paramount Television
[

‘Star Wars’ vs. ‘Star Trek’ — Which Is Better?

In one corner, we have ‘Star Wars,’ George Lucas‘ world-changing movies featuring his iconic characters Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Chewbacca and countless others. The original trilogy spawned three prequels, a slew of cartoons and spinoffs… oh, and a bona fide religion.

In the other, we have ‘Star Trek,’ the show that gave Leonard Nimoy (Spock), William Shatner (Captain Kirk) and George Takei (Sulu) a cult following and launched their careers. Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto furthered the legacy by starring in the 2009 film.

So, which is better? It’s now time for you to decide in our poll below.

Read More

Category: Television Tags: ,
YouTube
YouTube
[

‘Star Wars Disco Ballet’ Is a Thing That Exists [VIDEO]

What do you get when you put together disco, a few dozen yards of gold lamé, a troupe of ballet dancers and ‘Star Wars’ mania at its late ’70s peak?

The answer, as demonstrated by this mesmerizing four-minute “disco ballet” from a French TV show, is one of the most mind-bogglingly awesome insane ‘Star Wars’ tie-ins we’ve ever seen — and yes, that includes the infamous ‘Star Wars Holiday Special.’ 

Read More

LucasFilm
LucasFilm
[

‘Star Wars – The Phantom Menace 3D’ Trailer Pops Up on the Web [VIDEO]

Way back in 1999, ‘Star Wars: Episode I -The Phanton Menace’ reignited the ‘Star Wars’ franchise. Now, with a new trailer for the 3D version hitting the Web, ‘Wars’ mania is back in full swing. Ready to party with some Jedi like it’s 1999?

Read More

Spike TV
Spike TV
[

Darth Vader Blasts George Lucas For Changing ‘Star Wars’ at the ’2011 Scream Awards’ [VIDEO]

At the ‘2011 Scream Awards,’ Darth Vader channeled the Dark Side and won the award for Ultimate Villain. But he wasn’t content to simply accept the honor. During his speech, Vader complained loudly about the digital enhancements that creator George Lucas has made to the ‘Star Wars’ films over the years.

Read More

YouTube
YouTube
[

Watch Kid’s Priceless Reaction To Learning Who Luke Skywalker’s Father Is in ‘Empire Strikes Back’ [VIDEO]

Darth Vader being revealed as Luke Skywalker’s father in ‘Empire Strikes Back’ is such a well-known plot twist, it doesn’t even require a “spoiler alert.”

However, that doesn’t mean that everybody knows that the ‘Star Wars’ rivals are father and son. Witness 4-year old Faris’ reaction to the famous plot twist, in the video below.

Read More

YouTube
YouTube
[

Man Rides Unicycle While Playing ‘Star Wars’ Theme on Bagpipes [VIDEO]

In what will surely be the quirkiest thing you see today, a man in a kilt rides a unicycle down the street while playing the the theme to ‘Star Wars‘ on bagpipes.

The sight was so unusual that multiple passengers in a passing car began recording it, creating a video-in-video effect. Check it all out below:

Read More

YouTube
YouTube
[

London Tower Becomes World’s Largest Light Saber for a Night [VIDEO]

What better way to celebrate something ‘Star Wars‘-related than with a massive light saber?

The force was strong with BT Tower in London on September 15 when it was converted into a 581-foot saber to celebrate the release of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy on Blu-Ray.

Read More

YouTube
YouTube
[

William Shatner Disses ‘Star Wars’ [VIDEO]

Doing his best to provoke an intergalactic geek fight, William Shatner unfavorably compared ‘Star Wars‘ to ‘Star Trek’ during an interview he posted to his YouTube page Thursday.

Read More

Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm
[

Just-Released ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Deleted Scene Reveals Extended Sparring Between Han and Leia [VIDEO]

George Lucas is famous — or should we say infamous — for tinkering with the original ‘Star Wars‘ movie trilogy. For example, he’s “updated” them with CGI technology that was unavailable at the time they were originally shot, much to the dismay of movie purists the world over who felt they were perfect as-is.

But when the umpteenth re-release of the films, ‘Star Wars: The Complete Saga,’ comes out in Blu-ray on September 16, fans will get to see what Lucas didn’t include, such as this deleted scene between Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from ‘The Empire Strikes Back.’

Read More

New Zealand Mint
New Zealand Mint
[

Star Wars Coins Minted on South Pacific Island – And They’re Real, Spendable Money

The force is strong with big spenders. Niue, a Pacific nation northeast of New Zealand has minted Star Wars coins adorned with images of classic characters from the trilogy including Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Darth Vader and Princess Leia.

Read More

Category: Weird News Tags: ,

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theriver1079.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 107.9 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 107.9 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!