‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Artoo-detoo (R2-D2) (Dagobah) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)

Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2): A Jedi’s Loyal Mechanical Companion On August 1, 2020, Hasbro released a new “wave” of Star Wars The Black Series toys and collectibles to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of 1980’s Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and the tie-in Star Wars line of action figures, vehicles, toy lightsabers, and other toysContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Star Wars The Black Series Artoo-detoo (R2-D2) (Dagobah) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Figure)”

Movie Watcher Memories: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ at 40

On May 21, 1980, Twentieth Century Fox released director Irvin Kershner’s Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to writer-director George Lucas’ Star Wars, which was retroactively retitled as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope for its Summer 1981 re-release. Like Star Wars, it opened mid-week close to MemorialContinue reading “Movie Watcher Memories: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ at 40”