Last year, Hasbro released an exclusive figure through Kmart featuring Kylo Ren in a snow-dusted cloak and standing in a icy base. We'd seen the scene a number of times in the trailers, and it made for a moderately interesting variant of the standard Black Series Kylo. Still, that was released last winter, and we were all left wondering if we'd ever see the second half of the planned set. At the time, many presumed the follow-up figure would be Finn from that same wintery scene. Oh how foolish we all were to believe a trailer would show us the entire movie and spoil one of the greatest moments in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
On May 4, aka Star Wars Day, the diorama will finally be complete when Starkiller Base Rey arrives.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens had a lasting impact on pop culture in many ways. And now, according to a new report, it also has had an impact on family culture as well. In the months since The Force Awakens opened in theaters babies named Kylo and Rey have spiked dramatically, leaving us all to wonder, What kind of father would name his son Kylo...
"Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" is now officially one of the biggest movies of all time. Smashing box office records and reawakening the Star Wars passion for a new generation, the movie continues to fill theaters a month after its release. So if you're anxious to see the continuing adventures of Finn, Rey, and BB-8, there is a minor problem.
Last week, I told you about the free Star Wars branded virtual reality viewers that Google was giving away. I say "was" because they went fast. And, as most things Star Wars, there is a burgeoning secondary market popping up.
We've showed you some of the hilarious "Bad Lip Reading" videos in the past, where YouTubers lampoon the audio on current events. Well, just in time for the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, they're back with their take on the original 1977 classic. Take a look:
The most important thing on TV this week lasted only two and a half minutes. I've actually avoided this topic because of the massive disappointment that were the Star Wars prequels of 1999 - 2005. But, after watching the trailer that aired during Monday Night Football, the 80s kid in me is almost giddy. In case you missed it, take a look: