star wars 'Star Wars' Day: May the Fourth be with you. On Blu ray.May 4 is an unofficial “Star Wars” holiday that fans recognize because of the pun “May the Fourth be with you,” a spin on the famous “May the force be with you sign.” For the 2011 May 4th, there was an official countdown (shown above) at the site Once the clock hit zero, at 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT, you were redirected to choose your country and then taken to a special page.

The problem is – we had to install the right Flash Player and now we can’t get the page to reload. We would imagine millions of “Star Wars” fans all over the world are trying to load the site. Instead, we keep getting redirected to the Fox movies website.

The big reveal is the details of the Blu-ray saga collection. We’ll keep you posted on what we find out, or leave your info in the comments for us!

UPDATE: We got the site to load. The big reveal today are the details of the complete “Star Wars” saga on Blu-ray. The details are below. They also say as more people share the site on social media, they’ll release some “exclusive imagery” from the Blu-ray set. Below is perhaps a blurry version of what the imagery might be and at the bottom is a YouTube video the site links to advertising the Blu-ray set.

The set will be nine discs. The first six will be each of the six movies. The last three discs will include the extras listed below. You can buy all nine together, or the trilogies separately. The release date is Sept. 16 in the United States, Sept. 12 internationally.

  • Including: deleted, extended and alternate scenes; prop, maquette
    and costume turnarounds; matte paintings and concept art; supplementary
    interviews with cast and crew; a flythrough of the Lucasfilm Archives
    and more
  • Including: deleted, extended and alternate scenes; prop, maquette
    and costume turnarounds; matte paintings and concept art; supplementary
    interviews with cast and crew; and more
  • NEW! Star Warriors (2007, Color, Apx. 84 Minutes) – Some Star Wars
    fans want to collect action figures…these fans want to be action
    figures! A tribute to the 501st Legion, a global organization of Star
    Wars costume enthusiasts, this insightful documentary shows how the
    super-fan club promotes interest in the films through charity and
    volunteer work at fundraisers and high-profile special events around the
  • NEW! A Conversation with the Masters: The Empire Strikes Back 30
    Years Later (2010, Color, Apx. 25 Minutes) – George Lucas, Irvin
    Kershner, Lawrence Kasdan and John Williams look back on the making of
    The Empire Strikes Back in this in-depth retrospective from Lucasfilm
    created to help commemorate the 30th anniversary of the movie. The
    masters discuss and reminisce about one of the most beloved films of all
  • NEW! Star Wars Spoofs (2011, Color, Apx. 91 Minutes) – The farce is
    strong with this one! Enjoy a hilarious collection of Star Wars spoofs
    and parodies that have been created over the years, including outrageous
    clips from Family Guy, The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mother and more —
    and don’t miss “Weird Al” Yankovic’s one-of-a-kind music video tribute
    to The Phantom Menace!
  • The Making of Star Wars (1977, Color, Apx. 49 Minutes) – Learn the
    incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars movie
    was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by
    C-3PO and R2-D2. Includes interviews with George Lucas and appearances
    by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.
  • The Empire Strikes Back: SPFX (1980, Color, Apx. 48 Minutes) – Learn
    the secrets of making movies in a galaxy far, far away. Hosted by Mark
    Hamill, this revealing documentary offers behind-the-scenes glimpses
    into the amazing special effects that transformed George Lucas’ vision
    for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back into reality!
  • Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983, Color, Apx. 48 Minutes)
    – Go behind the scenes — and into the costumes — as production footage
    from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with vintage monster movie clips
    in this in-depth exploration of the painstaking techniques utilized by
    George Lucas to create the classic creatures and characters seen in the
    film. Hosted and narrated by Carrie Fisher and Billie Dee Williams.
  • Anatomy of a Dewback (1997, Color, Apx. 26 Minutes) – See how some
    of the special effects in Star Wars became even more special two decades
    later! George Lucas explains and demonstrates how his team transformed
    the original dewback creatures from immovable rubber puppets (in the
    original 1977 release) to seemingly living, breathing creatures for the
    Star Wars 1997 Special Edition update.
  • Star Wars Tech (2007, Color, Apx. 46 Minutes) – Exploring the
    technical aspects of Star Wars vehicles, weapons and gadgetry, Star Wars
    Tech consults leading scientists in the fields of physics, prosthetics,
    lasers, engineering and astronomy to examine the plausibility of Star
    Wars technology based on science as we know it today.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."