What’s your earliest Star Wars memory?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Rogue One fulfills its destiny, is spliced with beginning of A New Hope

Since Rogue One was announced as an interstitial movie, settling between not just movies but also trilogies and acting as a preamble to A New Hope, its fate has been sealed: Someday, someone would cut the two films together. That day has come. Video editor Barre Fong has done god’s work, and you can now watch as the …

Mark Hamill was too busy being beautiful to notice his Star Wars co-stars’ affair

Real life is often boring and/or awful, so mankind was presented with a wonderful gift a few weeks ago when Carrie Fisher revealed that she and Harrison Ford had an affair while filming Star Wars in the ’70s. It was the sort of story that everyone can enjoy, whether you’re a fan of Star Wars, extramarital affairs, or…

This Star Wars IV scene becomes extra tragic with footage from Star Wars III

It’s hard to argue that too much good came from the Star Wars prequels. But the YouTube channel Shahan Reviews makes a strong case that in small doses, the prequels can be quite effective. In a video entitled “Obi-Wan Remembers The Truth,” Shahan inserts clips of the climatic battle in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge…

“Watch” the entirety of Star Wars: A New Hope in one massive, beautiful infographic

Infographics: Love them or hate them, they’re every budding graphic designer’s favorite way to turn nine data points and a bar graph into potential viral online fodder. Still, every now and again, you find one that takes an interesting set of data—like, say, every single moment from one of your favorite sci-fi…

What movie are you glad you saw in the theater?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

New video proves Kylo Ren’s mask makes him easily misunderstood

Auralnauts, the humorists behind the musical score-less version of the Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’s throne room scene, a now prophetic-looking “paradox edition” of Terminator Genisys , and an entire series devoted to an alternate retelling of the Star Wars saga, have trained their sights on the latest…

Comparing Star Wars: The Force Awakens with A New Hope shows some familiar beats

George Lucas famously said that Star Wars’ prequels were like poetry, and that they should rhyme. And videos have shown how his prequel films were very closely modeled on the similar story beats and sequences from the original trilogy. That same mentality seems to have infiltrated J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force…