Darth Vader

  • Read lifestyle news as you browse for Star Wars fancy dress with Escapade

    When George Lucas dreamt up the planet of Tatooine in Star Wars, he probably wasn't thinking about whether or not it would really be able to support life.

    However, he may have been more scientifically correct than he realised, according to Jack O'Malley, a PhD student at the University of St Andrews.

    He has carried out research and found that a planet with two or more suns may indeed be able to house life, as there would be multiple energy sources to drive

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  • Avid collectors of film fancy dress may want to make their way to Hollywood quickly in order to catch an important auction.

    According to, Johnny Depp's Edward Scissorhands outfit and the Spiderman fancy dress sported by Brandon Routh are among the items to go under the hammer on December 17th and 18th 2010.

    However, an original poster from The Invisible Man is expected to raise the most cash, with a potential price of $300,000

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  • An authentic Star Wars fancy dress costume is expected to raise a fortune when it goes up for auction later this month.

    The Darth Vader outfit, which is thought to be the one worn by James Earl Jones in The Empire Strikes Back, is being sold by an anonymous American collector at Christie's.

    According to expert estimates, it could pull in as much as £230,000 as fans and sci-fi enthusiasts clamour to get their hands on a piece of movie

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