Star Wars

Hydro-powered Jetovator turned into Star Wars speeder bike, and the results are amazing

Hydro-powered Jetovator turned into Star Wars speeder bike, and the results are amazing

Brandon Russell

Every kid wants a lightsaber. But it’s the speeder bike, which appeared in Return of the Jedi, that I’ve always had a real affinity for. As described by StarWars.com, speeder bikes come in both civilian and military models, with the Aratech 74-Z among the most well-known. This model was used during the Clone Wars and remained a staple among Imperial forces during the Galactic Civil War...

Star Wars Episode VIII will embrace practical effects even more than The Force Awakens

Star Wars Episode VIII will embrace practical effects even more than The Force Awakens

Danny Zepeda

One of the key marketing techniques that J.J. Abrams pushed during the pre-release cycle for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the space saga’s return to practical effects. If you remember, the original trilogy used practical effects quite masterfully while the prequel trilogy reveled in CGI to the detriment of the films. It seems this wasn’t just a one-time thing, because Episode VIII...