Alamo Drafthouse Steamboat Willie Poster by Tom Whalen

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The Alamo Drafthouse is the world renowned cinema-eatery (named the "best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly) and Mondo is their collectible art boutique. Today, Mondo unveiled a gorgeous print for STEAMBOAT WILLIE by artist Tom Whalen.  I've attached the image and details on the print and sale date are below.STEAMBOAT WILLIE Poster by Tom Whalen 18"x24" w/ metallic inks Edition of 200 Printed by D&L Screen Printing $40 On sale Friday, 2/25. Follow @MondoNews for … [Read more...]


Star Tours launches new itineraries … and more

Start Tours Coruscant

From the time Star Tours debuted at Disneyland Park in 1987 and at Walt Disney World Resort in 1989 until the attraction went dark for "reimagining" in fall 2010, guests embarked on a journey to the Moon of Endor and beyond, with a trainee pilot named REX at the controls of 40-passenger Starspeeder 3000 spacecraft.Now the Star Tours attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida (scheduled to reopen May 20) and at Disneyland Park in California (scheduled to reopen in June) puts a … [Read more...]


$35 FX Lightsaber from Hasbro Coming in August

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An excerpt from the Star Wars Blog:Arriving from a galaxy far, far away in summer 2011: the all-new Ultimate FX Lightsaber will provide one of the most authentic Jedi experiences ever for kids! The toy features a progressive light-up blade with vibrant LED lighting and authentic sounds, allowing kids to experience the Force in a whole new way. Available in Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader models with an approximate retail price of $34.99 each. Available in August.According to Hasbro, the … [Read more...]


An ‘Iconic’ Representation of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’

STAR WARS: Episode IV. Retold in Iconoscope

Aljon Go is our in-house Jedi and  Star Wars aficionado. Between battling the Sith and visits to  Disney World, he is also the co-host of the ‘WDW Tiki Room‘ radio show and station manager for Sorcerer Radio, the official Disney station of Chip & Company! E-mail: aljon@chipandco (dot) com. Follow Aljon on Twitter@JediMouseketeer! Related articlesStar Wars + Tron Legacy = 1 Great Mashup (chipandco.com) Uber Collectible: Star Wars Frames (chipandco.com) … [Read more...]


Star Tours 2.0, Little Mermaid Delayed at Disneyland and California Adventure

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I found this bit of news on Ricky Brigante's Inside the Magic website. You can read the original article here.The Little Mermaid dark ride, currently under construction at California Adventure, was supposed to have a spring opening date, but alas, it has been pushed back to June. No specific date has been announced.Across the way at Disneyland, work is being done on Star Tours. Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (aka Star Tours 2.0) had an opening date of May 20, 2011, but that has also … [Read more...]


Unmasked! Meet the boy behind Darth Vader Volkswagen Commercial

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This is very cute look at the Worlds Most Popular 6 year old Max Page from last nights Star Wars/ Volkswagen Commercial.Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyRelated articlesVolkswagen Commercial: The Force (chipandco.com) … [Read more...]


Volkswagen Commercial: The Force

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I posted this on our Facebook page earlier last week. In case you missed it I am posting this Star Wars commercial on the site too.The spot features a pint-sized Darth Vader who uses the Force when he discovers the all-new 2012 Passat in the driveway. It leverages humor and the unforgettable Star Wars™ score to create an emotional commercial. … [Read more...]


What’s Your Jedi Name?

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In order to get your Jedi first name:1) You must take the first 3 letters of your last name. 2) Then you must take the first 2 letters of your first name.To get your Jedi last name 1) You must take the first 3 letters of your motherís maiden name. 2) Then you must take the first 3 letters of the town or city you were born in.My Jedi name is "Go-Al Ocasea".Here's something fun to do, especially with your kids.Once you have a name for you and your child, have a picture taken … [Read more...]


Uber Collectible: Star Wars Frames

Star Wars: Frames

Check out the latest ultra-collectible package from the folks at StarWarsShop.com! Star Wars: Frames is a collection of over 1,400 hand-picked images from all six Star Wars films signed by the maker himself, "the notorious", George Lucas!- Price: $3,000 - Quantity: 1,138 limited - Includes over 1,400 images - Packaged in a spring-loaded, wooden case with inlays and medallions (Yoda and Vader) - Each set is numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by The Maker … [Read more...]


More Retro Wars!

Hasbro's Vintage Collection Figures

Dan Curto of RebelScum.com posted pictures the latest wave of  the 'Star Wars Vintage Line' of action figures from Hasbro. The new releases feature characters from all six feature films. These are not your father's Star Wars figures! Unlike the figures I grew up with of the late '70's and 80's, each figure has a very detailed sculpt, meticulous paint job and many points of articulation. They look friggin' cool and take me back to my childhood recreating those epic space battles!I regret … [Read more...]