Star Wars fans are known for taking their obsessions to absolutely ridiculous levels. Sometimes, that means buying an unnecessary rug. Other times it’s much less practical, like buying a novelty waffle maker for no good reason whatsoever.
Yes, it can be fun when Lego’s Star Wars sets are ginormous, hyper-detailed monstrosities that vaporise our bank accounts like Death Stars vaporise Alderaanians. But there’s something to be said about the company taking one small, iconic moment, and turning it into a cool little set.
By now, you’re surely well aware that 2020 is the 40th anniversary of one of the best films of all time:Â The Empire Strikes Back. We here on Gizmodo have been celebrating, as has Lucasfilm, which released an official poster to commemorate the event.