Falling clearly outside of the mandate of this site, but what the hell,
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Official Teaser Trailer #1.

It’s pretty cool. Though I am in fact, firmly in the camp of hilt blades being ridiculous. JJ can’t help himself.
Makes me think of Kurgan somehow. People are calling it a claymore.

Update: The Master bladesmith interviewed by the Washington Post agrees with me: New lightsaber design is a terrible idea.


But the people making a fuss about John Boyega are just silly. Yes, get used to it.

Well, talk about getting an early start on next christmas eh?