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What the “Clone Wars” Stuff Does for Star Wars’ Narrative Structure

The other day, I woke up and the thought hit me that although I was a huge Star Wars fan as a kid, and maintain a loyalty to the original Star Wars stuff and watch those movies every few years or so, the story of Star Wars has expanded hugely without me. 1,294 more words


New Star Wars Trilogy Could be Moved to Traditional May Release

Alan Horn, Chairman of Disney, revealed some interesting news about the new Star Wars trilogy in his most recent interview regarding the upcoming films. First off he confirmed that (pic above) the recent photo we posted with the AT-AT from the possible set of Episode VII was legit; furthermore, he confirmed that second unit filming is indeed underway in Abu Dhabi. 131 more words


Movie Music Mega Madness: Howard The Duck


Howard The Duck (1986)

OK, OK, I know what you’re all thinking. Howard the Duck? Have you guys completely lost your fracking minds?! Nope. I, for one, always loved… 211 more words

Movie Music Mega Madness

Make Your Own Kind of Story

A long time ago, in our own galaxy, George Lucas wanted to make a movie, one that would feature far off worlds, heroic spacemen, and evil alien villains. 1,245 more words

Seven Samurai

My husband and I watched Akira Kurosawa‘s 1954 epic film Seven Samurai for the first time the other night. Friends had recommended it in the past, but we don’t often feel like sitting down for a black and white, subtitled, 208 minute movie. 501 more words

Fourth Cone Restoration

I watched Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope [2004 DVD edition]

It’s been too long since I last watched Star Wars. It’s funny how the biggest character arc in this film is Han Solo’s, not Luke’s. Isn’t it?


Labyrinth (1986)

This film combines muppets, magic, music and fantasy in a captivating family film.

Director Jim Henson and Designer Brian Froud had worked together previously on “The Dark Crystal”, another film made with lots of advanced animatronics, which had been a success at the box office even though it was considered “too dark” for a lot of younger audiences.   397 more words