The Ottoman Empire Strikes Back

The strange case of Turkish Star Wars The sub-genre of mockbusters has been celebrated (albeit somewhat ironically) for years, with a brisk trade in VHS tapes and copied DVDs. Now, many of the “classics” of that genre are freely available on the internet, often with recently-added English subtitles. While the likes of Asylum studio in…

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

No matter what PETA might think, there’s something hugely satisfying about making Darth Vader rampage though a wookiee village, literally causing fur to fly as he lobs the hairy warriors off bridges and parapets. Sadly you only play Vader at the start Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. After the first level, control switches to his…

May the 25th be with you

On the 25th of this month, the original Star Wars film will be 30 years old to the day. To mark the occasion, all six Star Wars films are going to be shown back to back on Showmovies1. If you’ve never done a big film marathon, then now’s the perfect opportunity. It was 30 years…