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Retrospective Review: A New Hope

Retrospective Review: A New Hope by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at A New Hope, the film that started it all… What is there left to say about Star Wars: A New Hope that hasn’t already been said? The original Star ...

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Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones

Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at Attack of the Clones, which sees the start of the Clone Wars… Over the years, I’ve heard many people complain about politics in the Prequel Trilogy. Unlike in ...

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The Star Wars Expanded Universe as Corporate Storytelling

The Star Wars Expanded Universe as Corporate Storytelling by Dom Nardi The most controversial issue in contemporary Star Wars fandom isn’t Jar Jar Binks, Kylo Ren’s lightsaber, or even whether or not Han shot first, but rather the status of tie-in media. On April 25, 2014, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that the Star Wars Expanded Universe—all the books, comics, and ...

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From Middle-Earth to Star Wars: An Interview with Artist Jerry Vanderstelt

Jerry Vanderstelt has been drawing since he was eight years old. His interest in the genre of sci-fi and fantasy was triggered early by authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. His clients have included the Franklin Mint, Bradford Exchange, Hasbro Toys, and Lucasfilm Ltd. Recently, you can find his work as commissioned by Warner Bros. And New Line ...

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Star Wars: "What If?" – Alternate Script Ideas for Episodes l and ll

From Belated Media comes alternate script ideas for George Lucas’ Star Wars Episodes l and 2. I don’t want to jump on the “bash George Lucas Bandwagon”, but I am such a fan of the ideas in these videos and wished that Lucas had taken this path with the scripts. The focus and flow with the alternatives works well at ...

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Darth Vader "Un-Masked": An Interview with David Prowse

Legendarium Media talks with Star Wars actor, David Prowse at the Newcastle Film & Comicon. David Prowse is best known for his role in the Star Wars franchise where he played the Sith Lord, Darth Vader. Stay tuned for more interviews and features from the event! www.legendariummedia.com Follow Legendarium on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LegendariumMedia Twitter: https://twitter.com/LegendariumNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108579002301798661223/posts Tumblr: http://legendariummedia.tumblr.com/

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Lucasfilm announces new Shakespeare inspired animated film, “Strange Magic”

Today Lucasfilm and Disney offered a glimpse of their latest project when they announced their new animated movie, Strange Magic. The movie is written and produced by George Lucas and is an animated film inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream. While, like many Disney animated films, Strange Magic is a musical, it looks like we won’t be seeing any original ...

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30 Unreleased Minutes of Return of the Jedi Discovered!

First, nine previously-lost Doctor Who episodes are discovered in Nigeria. Now thirty minutes of raw, unedited footage from Return of the Jedi have been recovered on LaserDisc! The footage is currently being cleaned up by Return of the Jedi Edit Droid and released in increments on Facebook. To most people, these clips are just your run-of-the-mill scrapped pieces of film ...

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