May the 4th Be With You!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 April 2020 > Celebrate

May 4 is international “Star Wars” Day in honour of the pun on this date: “May the fourth be with you.” In the movies the phrase “May the Force be with you” is used to wish an individual good luck and good favour with The Force. Since it began in 1977, Star Wars, an epic space … Continue reading “May the 4th Be With You!”

My Name is Solo

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 17 May 2018 > What's On

Star Wars fans face a two-year gap between 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the still-untitled Episode IX. But five months after The Last Jedi, the next standalone Star Wars movie: Solo: A Star Wars Story had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival before opening in France on May 23 and in the … Continue reading “My Name is Solo”

Star Wars Strikes Back

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 13 December 2017 > What's On

The Last Jedi, episode VIII of the famous saga which began in 1977, is finally in cinemas. For fans, it’s not a minute too soon. It’s been 30 years since the emblematic hero last properly featured in a Star Wars film. And two years since episode VII, The Force Awakens, in which Luke Skywalker appeared … Continue reading “Star Wars Strikes Back”

May the Fourth Be With You

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 03 May 2018 > Celebrate

May 4 is international “Star Wars” Day in honour of the pun on this date: “May the fourth be with you.”
 In the movies the phrase “May the Force be with you” is used to wish an individual good luck and good favour with The Force. Since it began in 1977, Star Wars, an epic … Continue reading “May the Fourth Be With You”

Valerian Strikes Back!

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 18 July 2017 > What's On

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the new film by Luc Besson adapted from the science-fiction comic strip series by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières that inspired a whole generation of artists, writers and film-makers… including Georges Lucas. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) form a team … Continue reading “Valerian Strikes Back!”