Star Wars

Vue Plymouth channels the Force with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by Mary

Celebrating the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth teamed up with The Plymouth Fencing Club to give film lovers an exhibition on how to properly handle a lightsabre. Setting up at Vue Plymouth on Saturday, The Plymouth Fencing Club gave visitors a taste of how a true lightsabre battle might go down over the course of the afternoon, offering onlookers who dared to wield...

Vue Plymouth to form alliance with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by News Desk

To celebrate the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth will be showing their film lovers how a true lightsabre battle should go down.

On Saturday 11 January, The Plymouth Fencing Club will be set up at Vue Plymouth from 1pm to 4pm, performing some exhibition shows over the course of the afternoon to give film goers a lesson in how a lightsabre should be properly...

Feel the Force: Plymouth graduate Star Wars actor swaps the big screen for a radar screen

Authored by News Desk

He helped defeat the Galactic Empire as an X-wing pilot in Star Wars: Rogue One, but now Wiltshire-born David Wright has set his sights on becoming an air traffic controller.

The former actor took on board various background roles in films and television shows including Tarzan and the recent Netflix hit The Crown. He also doubled for one of the lead characters in Fantastic Beasts and...

Star Wars fans in orbit as Darth Vader goes under the hammer

Authored by Paigntonzoo

A life-size model gorilla dressed as Darth Vader is about to go up for auction.

The iconic Star Wars baddie has been reborn as a full size gorilla standing on all fours, measuring 140cms tall, 120cms long and 60cms wide. He comes complete with helmet, cape, a glowing light sabre and a talking chest-plate.

London-based artist Mandii Pope created the extraordinary figure as part...

The Sound of Cinema: What has the nation voted as its favourite film soundtrack?

Authored by Matthew Vizard

BBC Radio 3 will reveal the nation’s favourite soundtracks on Friday in a live orchestral countdown, with John Williams' Star Wars Main Theme coming in at number one.

With almost a quarter of the audience votes, John Williams’ Star Wars Theme topped a list that spans 64 years of cinema soundtrack history. Williams' soundtrack remains to this day the highest-grossing orchestral film...