Finn leaves the wreckage of a crashed TIE Fighter

Behind the effects work on The Force Awakens

Other sites are saying this video is 50 minutes of Force Awakens content. It’s not. The first 26 minutes deals with Star Wars; the rest deals with FXPhD courses. But 26 minutes of interviews with the effects team on the new movie is still pretty great. Featured in the above video is a breakdown of…

Here's a still of Peter Cushing and Carrie Fisher laughing it up, since the video is now gone

Star Wars gag reel hits the ‘net

Here it is: the gag reel from the original Star Wars, straight from J.W. Rinzler’s fantastic Making of Star Wars enhanced ebook… (The stormtrooper entrance is the best thing you’ll see all week.) The ebook is chock full of great multimedia odds and ends like this. I’ll be reviewing the complete content down the line—stay…