Tag: Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ puts EA way ahead of fiscal expectations

Electronic Arts corporate

Electronic Arts (EA) announced their financial results for the company’s second fiscal quarter on Thursday, and they have exceeded expectations.     The video game developer received a non-GAAP net revenue of $1.146 billion, when they were attempting to reach $1.075 billion. EA’s rising revenue comes as a surprise to many, since EA was voted… Read More

Man channels love of ‘Star Wars’ to preserve memory of late wife

A man walks 600+ miles in a Stormtrooper outfit

Every year, San Diego Comic-Con draws thousands of people together based on a mutual love of all things nerdy — be it superheroes, cartoons, or science fiction. Some of these attendees spend much of their year preparing their costume, but few have a story as heart-wrenching as Stormtrooper Kevin Doyle.   Two years ago, Kevin… Read More

‘Star Wars’ cast reunites at San Diego Comic-Con, geeks everywhere swoon

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fischer, and Harrison Ford in their roles in "Star Wars"

Although superheroes have dominated San Diego Comic-Con over the last few years, other genres still maintain a rabid fan base, “Star Wars,” in particular. Due to the poor quality of the prequel trilogy, many have been clamoring the sci-fi franchise to return to form for decades.   Footage shown at the convention can be viewed… Read More

May the 4th be with you: 9 brands that geeked out on Star Wars day

Brands geek out for Star Wars Day. May the 4th Be With You

Brand PR teams around the United States discovered Monday just how important pop culture is to their marketing communications. Earlier this week, on Monday, May 4 to be exact, mobile and social audiences around the globe took to twitter, facebook, instagram and pinterest, to share status updates with the phrase “May the 4th be with… Read More

In a galaxy far far away: Definitive ranking of Star Wars films

Last week, the trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens shattered records, achieving over 34 million views in the first 24 hours online, and over 88 million views in the first week. With all that hype surrounding the next motion picture in the Star Wars franchise, we take a look back a long… Read More

Get Excited for These Five Films in 2015

2015 will be an exciting year for movies. Check out the list below for five you won’t want to miss:   1. “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” will be hitting theaters on May 1. Fans are excited to see “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” tied into the “Avengers” sequel. Rumors suggest that Dr. Strange — played… Read More

Adam Driver To Play Darth Vader-Like Villain In Star Wars: Episode VII

Adam Driver, a character on the HBO show “Girls,” is set to play a villain in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.   According to Ethan Sacks of the New York Daily News, “The casting news is a bit of a surprise considering Michael Fassbender had previously been rumored to be considered for the role… Read More