R2-D2

BB-8, BB-9E, and R2-D2 by Sphero: are they worth it?

These aren't just little toys to be driven around. Sphero put the time in to make sure these Droids are all movie-accurate and meticulously detailed. …

開學了! Apple 開辦《星球大戰》 STEM 課程 - PCM

很多人說 STEM 觀念複雜,若是明白其觀念,也可用很淺白方式學習。 Apple 早前就以《星球大戰》為題,開設了三個課程,只要有 Apple ID ,大家便可免費參與。<p>三個課程分別是《星球大戰》機械人編碼 、製作《星球大戰》預告片和繪畫《星球大戰》人物。按序所使用的硬件及 App ,分別是用《 S …

Meet R2-D2 and BB-9E, Sphero’s new ‘Star Wars’ toys

It's been nearly two years since Sphero introduced its app-controlled BB-8, a replica of the cute rolling droid that first appeared in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. That toy quickly became one of the most coveted by fans of Disney's franchise, and it wasn't long before the company followed it up …

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A Budgie Imitating the Sounds of R2-D2

Bluey, a diminutive blue budgie, demonstrates his remarkably convincing impression of R2-D2 from <i>Star Wars</i>. The little parrot can imitate a range of …

Ghost of Kurosawa Action Figure

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Darth Vader

'Star Wars' droids join lineup for July 4 concert in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual July Fourth concert near the U.S. Capitol will include an appearance by two droids who fought for independence in a …

Entertainment

Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber from ‘Star Wars’ movies sold for $450,000

An original R2-D2 unit used for the trilogy sold for nearly $3 million earlier last week.<p>The lightsaber prop used by actor Mark Hamill as Luke …

Star Wars

Complete R2-D2 salvaged from Star Wars films sells for £2.1 million

A complete R2-D2 made from pieces salvaged from the Star Wars films has been sold for more than £2 million.<p>The 43-inch-tall robot was created by a …

Star Wars

The World’s Largest Private ‘Star Wars’ Collection Was Robbed And Is Seeking Help To Get The Memorabilia Back

Steve Sansweet has long been known as one of the biggest <i>Star Wars</i> fans in history, holding the world’s largest collection of memorabilia from the movie and earning a position with Lucasfilm as Director of Content Management and head of fan relations for over 15 years. He is now the President and …

Luke Skywalker

'Star Wars' museum hopes fans can track down $200,000 in stolen goods

Rancho Obi-Wan is filled with collector's items die-hard <i>Star Wars</i> fans can only dream about.<p>The Northern California nonprofit serves as a museum, …

Luke Skywalker

'Star Wars'! 40 Surprising Facts from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Photo Credit: Lucasfilm<p>Slide 1 of 83<p>Surprising Facts<p>On May 25, 1977, a director named George Lucas gave the world its first glimpse of a galaxy far, …

Star Wars

Original 1977 'Star Wars' trailer

On May 25, 1977, "Star Wars" premiered, starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. See the original trailer that started it all.

Star Wars

75 Star Wars Day Products

Happy Star Wars Day! (And may the fourth be with you.) To celebrate, we rounded up all the fun, wacky, and unexpected <i>Star Wars</i> items we could find. …

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R2-D2 Gets Real: 'Star Wars' Droids Already Exist

1 of 7<p>'Star Wars' Droids<p>It's safe to say that the robots from the "Star Wars" movies have left a huge cultural impact. Even people who aren't diehard …

Star Wars

Star Wars 8 Director Asked for Force Awakens Ending to Include R2-D2

Advertising [x]<p>by Matthew Erao<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Even before Rian Johnson set to work on crafting <b>The Last Jedi</b>, he was asserting his influence on the</i> …

Star Wars

Invasion of the Droids

During <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration, a veritable army of robot builders got together in one room to let their R2-D2s, BB-8s, and other assorted droids meet …

Cool Stuff

The Force and The Fury

Jason Satterlund’s short film is one of the better <i>Star Wars</i> fan films we’ve seen. Focused more on character and emotion than effects, it follows the …

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A movie Easter egg hunt: the best hidden messages and inside jokes in film

Movies

Star Wars ‘leak’ reveals Luke Skywalker’s emotional reunion with Chewbacca and R2-D2

<b>WARNING: CONTAINS POSSIBLE SPOILERS</b><p>As the release of Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi draws ever closer, we’re being inundated with a slew of fan …

Star Wars

Carrie Fisher's Memorial Had R2-D2 And James Blunt Song

Crying? Oh, I'm not crying. My eyes have just turned into two eternal faucets of briny water. That's all.<p>The public memorial of Carrie Fisher and her …

Entertainment

A clunky, droid-centric Star Wars Rebels is saved by its sheer weirdness

When <i>The Clone Wars</i> did a droid-focused arc, for the most part the show maintained a scrappy, oddly-appealing tone to keep the audience’s attention …

Star Wars

R2-D2’s Beeps and Boops Dubbed Over With Actual Words in Scenes From Star Wars: A New Hope

The Auralnauts have created a hilarious new video where they dubbed over all of R2-D2‘s beeps and boops with actual English words in scenes from <i>Star</i> …

Star Wars

Star Wars formally casts its new R2-D2

When long-time R2-D2 performer Kenny Baker died last year, the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise quietly noted that actor Jimmy Vee—who worked without being …

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Star Wars Action Figures Reimagining C-3PO as a Stylish Dude in Gold and R2-D2 as a Skateboard

Seoul, South Korea toymaker Chogy has created a fantastic set of <i>Star Wars</i> action figures that reimagine C-3PO as his stylish “23BLOCK” character …

Now You Can Measure How Long It Will Take for R2-D2 to Get Sick of Being Merchandised

Aside from Hello Kitty, it’s hard to think of a character whose image has been slapped onto more products than Star Wars’ R2-D2. Everything from oven …

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Bernstein Says the Future of Robo-Advice Is Bright, but There's a Catch

How big a threat are the new batch of robo-advisors to traditional active fund managers?<p>Are they, as Sanford C. Bernstein & Co LLC put it in a new …

Finance

Dream droid: Life-size R2-D2 gets so close to the real thing

You can't actually go to a galaxy far, far away and make friends with a whistling and blooping rolling robot, but you can at least find a very close replica right here on Earth. Sideshow Collectibles has been teasing a new life-size R2-D2 from Star Wars and it's finally available for …

Star Wars Reveals Sleek New Droid for Rogue One

Definitely not the droid you’re looking for.<p>The months-long rollout of <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> has gifted fans with another new reveal. Meet C2-B5, an imperial astromech droid who looks a lot like R2-D2's long-lost goth sibling. The new character was revealed in an episode of the <i>Star Wars Show</i> …

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Star Wars Cosbaby Bobbleheads

<i>Star Wars</i> junkies will have to have Hot Toys’ jolly little renditions of R2-D2, C-3PO, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, and more each with a …

Cool Stuff

The Life-Size R2-D2 Figure You've Always Wanted Is Almost Here

After seeing <i>Star Wars</i> for the first time you undoubtedly wanted an astromech droid to call your own. But building your own fully-functional prop …

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