The Honcho Round-up #25: 40 Years of Star Wars

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Today marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. Wow, just let that sink in for a second – Star Wars is now four decades old. Boy, do we feel old. Anyway, throughout 2017, the Honcho-SFX blog has been celebrating all things Star Wars, and will continue to celebrate the epic space saga right until the end … Continue reading

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Would you watch a Knights of Ren Star Wars movie?

Would you watch a Knights of Ren Star Wars movie? By Alex Wiggan If you could green light any Star Wars spin-off movie, at this very moment, what would it be? An Obi-Wan solo movie? A Bossk standalone film? A three-part epic adventure featuring Sy Snootles? Perhaps Lobot: The Untold Story? Well, if The Force Awakens director, J.J. Abrams was … Continue reading

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Are these the Star Wars props you’re looking for?

By Alex Wiggan Ever fancied owning Darth Vader’s charred helmet, as seen in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens? How about Finn’s Stormtrooper helmet or Rey’s lightsaber? Well we’ve got news for you – you can! Sort of. Prop Shop, the company behind the awesome props seen in The Force Awakens has launched a line of replica Star Wars … Continue reading

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Enter: FN-2199

By Alex Wiggan Since the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, there have been many questions on the lips of Star Wars fans: ‘Who is Rey?’, ‘What has Luke been doing for all these years?’, ‘How does Chewie manage to keep his hair looking so shiny?’ and so on. However, the biggest question of them all is: … Continue reading

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Is Supreme Leader Snoke really Darth Plagueis?

By Alex Wiggan As The Force Awakens continues to rake in oodles of cash at the box office, it’s fair to say that we can all agree on one thing: Star Wars Episode VII is one extremely popular movie. Yet, what many are so far unable to agree on is the true identity of one of the movie’s new characters … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens is the “most talked about movie”

By Alex Wiggan Just a quick one for you today, but something to think about whilst you scoff down all those turkey sandwiches which are still cluttering up the kitchen – Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is the most talked about movie of 2015. Well, at least on Facebook. According to Wired, 53 million people talked about the … Continue reading

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How do you rank the Star Wars movies?

By Alex Wiggan Ho, Ho, Ho, merry Christmas – and what a merry Christmas it is if you’re a Star Wars fan, because at this very moment in time (just under a week since the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens) the world is still going Star Wars crazy. Shelves are lined with Star Wars products, advertisers … Continue reading

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens: The Verdict

By Alex Wiggan For the benefit for those who haven’t seen it yet, the following discussion about Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens will be entirely SPOILER FREE. Yep, you won’t discover any secrets or plot details about Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren or BB-8 that you don’t already know, so you can continue reading without the need to worry. … Continue reading

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Are trailers making or breaking movies?

By Alex Wiggan It has long been said that the best thing about going to the cinema (apart from the bucket-sized helpings of popcorn) are the movie trailers. Those two-minute previews that appear before the main event can often be just as exciting as the movie that follows – and in many cases, even better. Of course, nowadays you don’t … Continue reading

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Star Wars BB-8 droid T-shirt

By Alex Wiggan It’s now less than one month until the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Are you kitted out in Star Wars tees in preparation for the film? Perhaps you’re reading this blog post a month from the published date and you’ve already seen the film. If you are, what did you think? More importantly, … Continue reading

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