Kevin Smiths Talks For 11 Minutes About His ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Set Visit – Stormtroopers, Millennium Falcon, And More

- 07-06-14Film Posted by Luke Gallagher


Last week Kevin Smith posted a photo of him crying with tears of fan boy bliss as he left the London set of JJ Abrams‘ Star Wars Episode VII. Per a non disclosure agreement, he wasn’t allowed to say anything about his time on set. However, a new video has surfaced of the filmmaker doing a Q&A at the Neuchatel International Film Festival in Switzerland, where he talks at length about his Star Wars Episode 7 set visit. Watch Kevin Smith talk Storm Troopers, the Millennium Falcon and more. (more…)

Kevin Smith Gets Misty on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII” Set

- 07-01-14Cool Stuff, Film, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels


Any geek worth the name would happily give himself or herself over to the Dark Side for a chance to visit the set of the most anticipated science fiction film in the history of cinema.

Director/Writer/Podcaster/Highly Influential Nerd Kevin Smith was recently offered an invitation to tour the sett of JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII, and his reaction was true to his reputation as one of the world’s foremost SW fanboys.  (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast Kicks Harrison Ford Into An Engine Intake (of love)

- 06-30-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson


Hello prospective listener, thank you for your interest in the RadioBastard Podcast. Do you like big damn monsters, PTSD Predator, bad descriptions of Marvel movies, Trekking the shit out of the stars and the delicate embrace of technology? Fantastic, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!
Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of! On the show this week, Jeremy and Jason discuss: (more…)

Mandalorians and Sith Witches Might Pop Up in ‘Star Wars 7′ — Says Rumor

- 06-25-14Cool Stuff, Film, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels


In their latest report on the upcoming Star Wars sequel, Latino Reviewthat inexhaustible wellspring of dubious nerd cinema news–has stated that Mandalorians and Sith Witches might show up in Episode 7 to make trouble for the protectors of the “New Republic” (assuming that’s the name the Alliance is gonna go with). (more…)

Rian Johnson to Finish Off New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

- 06-24-14Film, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels


According to Deadline, Looper director Rian Johnson has been tapped to both write and direct not just Star Wars: Episode VIII, but Episode IX as well.  (more…)

‘Star Wars’ Gets the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Treatment & We Couldn’t Be Happier!

- 06-22-14Film, Funny Videos Posted by Mark Poynter


The Internet loves mash-ups and homages. For every couple of thousand we’re forced to endure through the social media shares of our friends, there are one or two that stand head and shoulders above the others and show us what a Mash-up could, and should be. This Star Wars/Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer is one of those fabulous few. (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast Meets The Littlest Robo

- 06-20-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson


And we’re back… from a slightly less lengthy break this time (we have to slowly ramp up your dosage or you’ll be overcome with sexual urges). Do you like robot love, comic book movies, Harrison Ford‘s body parts, Steven Seagal and Scooby Doo? Good for you, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!

Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of!

On the show this week, Jeremy and Jason discuss: (more…)

Why Offering Your ‘Star Wars’ Figures as Payment to a Loan Shark is Bad

- 06-20-14Nerd Culture, WTF? Posted by Adam A. Donaldson


The ruthlessness of loan sharks is accepted as an unquestioned fact of criminal lore, just ask Brian Griffin, so it should be a foregone conclusion that if you “borrow” a couple of thousand dollars from a loan shark and you don’t pay it back, you’re going to be in some serious trouble. But an effort is appreciated right? I mean, the best you can hope for is maybe getting a broken leg and more time. Whatever you do though, don’t try to pay off your loan shark with Star Wars figures. The transitive economic value of Star Wars toys doesn’t extend to the criminal underworld, and in 2010, one poor soul found that out the hard way. (more…)

The People Are Bringing Another Case Against George Lucas

- 06-16-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

people vs george

A few years ago some filmmakers decided to take all that internet vitriol that existed against Star Wars creator George Lucas and made a casserole of it in a documentary called The People Vs. George Lucas. It was a great schadenfreude moment where we the little people got to eat Lucas alive for his crimes against humanity. Of course, those crimes are  re-editing movies he made and make new ones that didn’t line-up with our expectations, in fact it’s almost surprising that we didn’t burn down Skywalker Ranch in retaliation. So now, because one rake out isn’t enough, those same filmmakers are looking to put Lucas on trial again, this time for selling out to Big Mouse, Disney. (more…)

Harrison Ford’s ‘Star Wars VII’ on Set Injury Sidelines Han Solo Shooting for Eight Weeks

- 06-16-14Film Posted by Mark Poynter

Harrison Ford

Han Solo might always shoot first, but after his on set accident, Harrison Ford most likely will be shooting his scenes last. When word hit the Internet last week that Ford had been injured on the set of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars VII, the initial word was that the injury wasn’t serious. Now sources are reporting that the injury might have been a little more serious than first reported. (more…)