• George Lucas Brings the Force to the Season Finale of 'Prophets of Science Fiction' on SCIENCE

      Ridley Scott, the creative genius behind several Hollywood blockbuster films such as “Alien,” “Blade Runner” and “Gladiator,” returns to SCIENCE this February with the remaining four episodes of the critically acclaimed PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION.



      Through the series, Scott explores the connections between science fiction and science fact. He takes us into the world of the creative minds that have inspired researchers seeking mankind’s next transformative discovery. From Isaac Asimov, to Jules Verne,to Robert Heinlein, to George Lucas, Scott explores how science fiction can become a reality. This week, peek into the mind of George Lucas, the man behind Star Wars.

      From Luke Skywalker's light sabre to Darth Vader's Death Star, the Star Wars franchise is one of the defining science fiction works of the later 20th century. George Lucas' prolific imagination has already inspired two generations of scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. By introducing computers into the filmmaking process, he changed the way movies are made, and the way we all see the future. Surprisingly, many fictional technologies from "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away" are now becoming a reality.

      Episode Description:

      Season Finale: George Lucas
      Can our thoughts change the world? Is the ‘Force’ a remarkable prediction of the mind’s ability to shape reality beyond the walls of our bodies? Star Wars visionary George Lucas imagined sci-fi wonders that have inspired real world scientists toconquer the impossible and redefine the potential of humanity itself.
      Buy the hottest collectibles from: BigBadToyStore.com and BriansToys.com.


    • Recent Forum Posts

      Darth Carlos

      The Force Awakens Micro Machines!!!

      Thanks JT

      I like the Kylo case, it looks nice but not to crazy for the missile launcher.

      With the new walker in Rogue One.

      Darth Carlos 3 Hours Ago Go to last post
      bigbarada

      Star Trek Beyond: the one where Kirk wears a leg holster and Star Lord's costume

      After the disappointment of Into Darkness, I think I'll just wait for this one to show up on Blu-Ray.

      bigbarada 9 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      Disney Store Elite die cast metal TFA R2-D2 6" figure


      Last year, Disney Store had an exclusive multi-pack of their Elite Series 6" figures at D23 Expo, which included an exclusive R2-D2 and C-3PO.

      JediTricks 10 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      The Force Awakens Micro Machines!!!

      Great job keeping up on this stuff, Darth Carlos!

      That playcase is baffling, it seems like a traditional figure or hot wheels case but then

      JediTricks 12 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      Star Trek Beyond: the one where Kirk wears a leg holster and Star Lord's costume

      The international poster is out, and there's a motorcycle on it.
      https://www.facebook.com/roddenberry...type=3&theater

      JediTricks 12 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      L.A. area Just Found

      Fox Hills Disney Store has a supply of Elite Series R2-D2 figures. They have signs up for a sale price on $25 figures, but the employee explained that

      JediTricks 12 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      Reading!

      Had to go on an overnight business trip so I tossed Tales from the New Republic in the carryon bag. I cherry-picked the stories and read about six of

      OC47151 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      Our local SW events/gatherings

      That would be fun.

      OC47151 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      Darth Carlos

      The Force Awakens Micro Machines!!!

      New 3 pks available on Hasbro website!!

      Here's a link:

      http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/SearchD...ce:&pageSize:&

      Darth Carlos 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      JEDIpartner

      What's everyone having for lunch today?

      Oven-roasted turkey and Gouda on an onion roll and some cherries.

      JEDIpartner 1 Day Ago Go to last post
    Single Sign On provided by vBSSO