Contact Us
star wars

star wars

Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm
[

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: Watch Mark Hamill’s Initial Reaction…From 1983!

'Star Wars: Episode 7' is quickly becoming the go-to topic of speculation for the 'Star Wars'-speaking world. There are only a few things rumored for the next chapter in the 'Star Wars' saga, but one thing is certain: Mark Hamill and Carrie Fischer have known about plans for a 'Star Wars: Episode 7'-led trilogy for some time now!

The real-life Luke Skywalker was very forthcoming about that information when he revealed a secret meeting that went down last August with Fischer and George Lucas. But it turns out the actor was pressed about a potential 'Star Wars' continuation way back when he was promoting the final movie in the original trilogy, 'Return of the Jedi.'

Read More

Category: Uncategorized Tags:
Lucasfilm
Lucasfilm
[

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: What Mark Hamill Has to Say About the New Trilogy

We were all pretty flabbergasted to hear that a 'Star Wars: Episode 7' was in the works and that Disney would be behind the next big-screen chapter in the 'Star Wars' franchise. But there were a couple people who weren't -- the original Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.

Read More

Category: Uncategorized Tags: ,
George Lucas
Getty Images
[

George Lucas Is Giving His ‘Star Wars’ Money to Education

It's easy to poke fun at George Lucas. He directed the prequel trilogy after all, and refuses to acknowledge the original cuts of the first three 'Star Wars' movies. But when Lucas does good, that's no joke. And today word broke that Lucas will be giving the majority of the money he got for selling Lucasfilm to educational philanthropy.

Read More

Category: Uncategorized Tags: ,
'Return of the Jedi'
Lucasfilm
[

‘Star Wars’ Won’t Be Getting New Blu-Rays Just Yet

With the news of George Lucas' decision to give Disney control of the 'Star Wars' franchise for a news series of movies, there was hope that with Disney getting the rights it might lead to a new box set of the original films, perhaps in their original cuts. That's not going to happen, at least not any time soon.

Read More

Category: Uncategorized Tags:
'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

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

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