Star Wars

Star Wars Joins Instagram, Posts Official Darth Vader Selfie

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech

Star Wars now has an official Instagram account, and has launched it in the only conceivable way: with an official Darth Vader selfie. The tortured...

The 'Star Wars' Auditions: My Experience

Matthew Davies | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

It occurred to me that maybe I was just as deluded as every one of these hopefuls who I had judged. Maybe I was just another desperate, fame-hungry, talentless nobody that the casting directors would just laugh at prior to sending me on my way home within seconds...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 22 November 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The Incredibly Flexible Martial Artist Of News On 19th November, 1863, Abraham Lincoln made the world-changing Gettysburg Address, becoming an eterna...

Delightfully Silly Thing Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Comedy

And your Delightfully Silly Thing Of The Day? The video above! Something tells us Chewie could be the new screaming goat... (Via Pleated ...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 8 November, 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The Drunken Antics With A Gallic Llama Of News First of all, apologies for the lack of weekly missives, but promoting the book meant I was literally ...

Want To Appear In Star Wars? This Could Be Your Chance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Always wanted to appear in 'Star Wars'? You could now be in with a chance, after it was revealed open auditions are to be held in the UK and Ireland....

'Star Wars' Blooper Reel Shows Never-Before-Seen Footage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Harrison Ford can be seen chewing on his headset and fluffing his lines in an unearthed 'Star Wars' blooper reel. The video - showing outtakes from...

'Star Wars: Tiny Death Star' Might Be The Cutest Star Wars Game Ever

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

We've already had Star Wars Angry Birds - and Star Wars Lego. But it looks like Star Wars: Tiny Death Star might be the cutest Star Wars game ever...

WATCH: Star Wars Blooper Reel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Comedy

"George, you can type this shit, but you sure as hell can't say it," Harrison Ford once famously said to George Lucas. And this new 'Star Wars' blo...

Why Breaking Bad and Star Wars Are Essentially the Same Story

Tom Hibbs | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Hibbs

Walter White's story is undoubtedly one of the greatest stories ever told on television, an ordinary chemistry teacher turns to methamphetamine production after receiving the news he has inoperable lung cancer. However as a great a story as it is, is it his alone?

They Finally Did It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

They've done it. They've finally worked out how to make a lightsaber. Kind of. Physicists at Harvard and MIT have discovered a way of binding p...

Death Star Trench Run From Star Wars In 3D

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

The Oculus Rift headset is a constant source of amazing -and sometimes terrifying - things but this is up there with the best. The Death Star trenc...

This Is What Credit Cards Are For

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Look down your sofa, sell a kidney or take up a lucrative life of crime - because you need £10,000. More specifically, you need £10,000 to buy th...

NASA Finds 'Han Solo Encased In Carbonite' On The Surface Of Mercury

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

In a neat reversal of another recent dubious discovery, a human has been found on Mercury. Well, not quite. But a picture taken by Nasa has intrigu...

Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Kate Middleton introduced Prince George to the world this week and patience was certainly not a virtue as the world waited with bated breath for the R...

Matt Smith Headed For 'Star Trek'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Matt Smith may be departing 'Doctor Who', but he hasn't ruled out making an appearance in another sci-fi franchise. The 30-year-old - who recently ...

Star Wars Book of Sith: Secrets From the Dark Side (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Writer Daniel Wallace has cleverly compiled a book that examines in some detail the mythology behind the Star Wars franchise. The Book of Sith reads like a series of "lost" manuscripts that have now been partially rediscovered and passed to Jedi knight Luke Skywalker for examination.

How To Do Yoga - The Star Wars Way

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It may not overtake hot yoga quite yet, but one way of getting your other half into a downward dog could be to Use The Force via the yoga moves of Mat...

Star Wars Stars 'Told To Slim'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's no secret that actors are often asked to shape up for Hollywood blockbusters, especially with physically demanding action movies. But that doe...

Are You Paying Attention? 10 Best Movie Mistakes And In-Jokes

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

From self-referential nods to the director's previous works to gentle jibes aimed at the cast, cinema is full of private jokes and esoteric gags, snea...

'Help Me Obiwan, You're My Only [Nom Nom Burp] Hope'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

Pictures of amazing or over-achieving birthday cakes is an internet speciality. But this one really is a Force to be reckoned with. Admitting he we...

WATCH: Star Wars Elevator Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

The force is strong with pranksters The Jester Lads. The trio went to King's College London and had some fun with the students (and staff). Or rath...

'Tatooine'-Style Planets May Be Perfect For Life

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Tech

Planets that orbit two suns at once are an image more familiar from Star Wars and science fiction, rather than science fact. But according to new ...

LOOK: Giggly Outtakes From Game Of Thrones, Star Wars, Pulp Fiction And More

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix and Russell Crowe face each other in a Roman colosseum on the set of Ridley Scott's 2000 epic, Gladiator. But there's no sign of t...

"If You Can Put Your Mind to it, You Can Accomplish Anything"

Armin Van Buuren | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Armin Van Buuren

What sticks in my mind the most about this visit is the power of imagination. George Lucas created all of this with an idea he had in his head. A story that inspired millions. It showed me once again that in this life we're only limited in our capabilities to think 'big'.