Corvin Filmpalast showcasing the premiere of Csillagok háborúja in Budapest '79

On the Pest side of the city (Budapest's top attractions lie on the Pest side of the city) is the Corvin Budapest Filmpalast. It had a 1,200-seat capacity when it first opened on November 22nd, 1922, with an orchestra of 32 players. Three sets of double doors lead to the entrance, which is framed by a stone bust of King Matthias Corvinus that is surrounded by nymphs. A half-domed rotunda with a clock on top is located behind this on a recessed balcony. Jozsef Rona's sculptured relief panels are embedded into the facade on either side of the entryway.

Star Wars Marquee Billboard at Cathay Theatre in Kuala Lumpur - 1977

Pictured in this blog listing is the marquee billboard from the premiere of Star Wars at the Cathay Theatre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1977). The cinema was built in 1958 and opened with “Campbell’s Kingdom” starring Dirk Bogarde. The Cathay Theatre was closed in December 1997 and demolished in 2002. Always cool to see how Western 70s cinema culture influenced movies and their promotion around the globe. *Theater information from

Star Wars poster exhibit - Bridging Art & Science - Exploration Place - POPnology

A new national traveling exhibit is opening up at Exploration Place in Wichita, KS, that looks at how pop culture, sci-fi films and other mediums have fired imaginations and influenced modern-day and future technologies. “POPnology: From SciFi to WiFi” opens January 28, 2021 and will run through Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Wichita's science center.

Siegfried Gross Interview - "Star Wars" - German Designs & Illustrations

We have a special treat for Star Wars poster fans today. Did you ever wonder why the German Star Wars Saga promotional campaigns had their own unique designs and concepts? - Thomas Nixdorf has graciously forwarded to us his October '19 interview and photos with graphic artist and illustrator Siegfried Groß. A big thanks to both of them for this awesome interview. (Interview posted below in both English and German)


Interview Siegfried Groß
"Star Wars"

Interview from 3rd October 2019


Kylo Ren looms, fiery reds emanating from the cracks in his repaired helmet. The Millennium Falcon soars upward. A fleet of Star Destroyers waits menacingly. And at the heart of it all is Rey, with a look of steely determination in her eyes and her lightsaber in hand, ready to handle the burden and stakes of what lies ahead. This is the imagery atop the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker theatrical poster, a lush and emotional image befitting the final film of the Skywalker saga.

The Rise of Skywalker Advance Teaser Poster

During the first big panel at Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago today, we got a glimpse of the new teaser trailer and Episode IX's title for the upcoming film called "The Rise of Skywalker". The poster was then shown off in the middle of J.J. Abrams' panel with members of the cast.

The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles

Since the first film debuted in 1977, Star Wars has dominated the collecting landscape like no other franchise. With record prices set in the world of action figures, and the spirited pursuit of movie posters, comic books, video games, novels, and other niches showing no end in sight, the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide has turned its attention to The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles. In addition to detailed pricing, this volume will be packed with insights and collecting tips from experienced enthusiasts, dealers, and more!