Star Wars Parallel Universe

A long time ago, a new place was discovered. It was not here, but not that far away either. Somewhere between George Lucas’ imagination, George Lucas’ tampering, and the real world, there is a parallel universe where things make precisely as little sense as everywhere else. Put on your helmet made of tough white plastic, strap yourself in with your space belt, and prepare to play poker with some cheating Jedi masters…

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Swamp Gas

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Swamp Gas

A few decades ago, a man sat in his office and realized that film-making was a hard way to make money. If he made a really popular film, then many people would pay for their cinema tickets, and they might […]

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Interruptions

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Interruptions

At a studio, nearly thirty years ago, somewhere rather near Borehamwood, they knocked up some plywood sets and pretended they were spaceships. The time was a fair while ago, and the place quite far away, unless you are currently doing […]

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Party Animals

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Party Animals

A fair while ago, in a place quite far away (unless you live there, in which case it is not far at all) there was a talented young film director, a carpenter, a junkie, and a guy who was so […]

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Making an Entrance

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Making an Entrance

Long long ago, possibly before time began, and certainly before Tuesday last week, there was a saga called Star Wars. And lo, the people said it was good, and that it did verily enthrall them with its tales of derring-do, […]

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Calling on Jabba

Parallel Return of the Jedi: Calling on Jabba

An awfully long long time ago, in a place nowhere like here or wherever the heck you are, there was a story where knights fought with swords, battled strange monsters, went on long journeys and saved damsels in distress. More […]

Still More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Still More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far away… there started a saga. It was called Star Wars: Parallel Universe for it was quite like Star Wars but set in a parallel universe located half way between the […]

Yet More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Yet More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Somewhere between this universe and the imagination of George Lucas lies a wondrous place, made up of rude astrodroids and goofball jedis. It exists in a dimension parallel to The Empire Strikes Back and parallel to our own. In the […]

Even More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Even More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

In More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe we left our alternative heroes in gloomy times. Han, Chewie, Leia and the Falcon have flown into an asteroid field. Yoda and Luke are stuck in the swamp. Read on for more from […]

More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

A long time ago, there was a saga that borrowed from another saga. Imagine a parallel universe where the characters in Star Wars can travel faster than light and shoot laser beams, but otherwise behave much more like you and […]

The Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

The Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

Some sequels are inevitable. Spiderman begat Spiderman II. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure spawned Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey. Peter Jackson always planned to make three movie adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Probably somebody should have told […]