YouTube channel Wisecrack takes a look at the driving forces (excuse the pun) behind Anakin’s turn to the Dark Side and the philosophical origins of his tragic arc.
It also looks at the psychology behind what kept him such an evil villain right up until his end in the 1983 Star Wars movie Return of the Jedi.
These days just showcasing a toy collection tie-in for a new movie in a standard commercial isn’t enough. Not for Star Wars anyway.
In this stop motion video the toy products from upcoming movie Rogue One are used to set up the plot of the film in this impressive and fun animation.
YouTubers Darth Blender have created this fun mashup of clips from the season six of fantasy drama, Game of Thrones, and sound FX from the original Star Wars trilogy.
So we get Gregor Clegane with Darth Vader’s asthmatic breathing and Cersei Lannister walking along Emperor-like to The Imperial March. Winter has come to Kings Landing and so has the dark side of the Force.
We communicate increasingly by using emojis, so Disney decided to remake the Force Awakens using the ideograms and smileys.
The result is undeniably entertaining but it also takes some liberties with the plot—but it’s something you can forgive because it’s so damn cute.
If you thought Darth Maul was not only the best thing in The Phantom Menace but was underused too, this film readdresses that imbalance.
It sees Darth Maul as a Sith trainee taking on Jedi Knights who have found his secret hideout, ensuring plenty of awesome lightsaber duels in the process.
Kylo Ren came across a bit like a petulant child in The Force Awakens, so imagine having him as your boss?
Well that’s what SNL does in this very funny sketch which sees the Commander of the First Order go undercover to attempt to bond with his subordinates. It doesn’t go so well.
Behind all the action and drama, Star Wars is essentially a story about a family, albeit a family that likes to attack each other with lightsabers.
This Lego stop motion animation imagines the behind the scenes where Luke is just another stroppy kid getting fed up with his dad who so doesn’t understand him. Gahd!
Such is Star Wars’ cultural power that pretty much everyone has seen it—well, nearly everyone.
In this sketch YouTubers Dude Day perfectly sum up the abject frustration felt by Star Wars fans when they meet someone who’s never seen their beloved movies.