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The Star Wars Book Trailer from Dark Horse Comics

Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars! This is the authorized adaptation of George Lucas’s vision, the rough-draft screenplay of what would eventually become a motion picture that would change the world.

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George Lucas hands over Star Wars Episode 7 to J.J. Abrams

Official StarWars.com announcement…

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Ralph McQuarrie – Artist (1929-2012)

  “I am deeply saddened by the passing of such a visionary artist and such a humble man. Ralph McQuarrie was the first person I hired to help me envision Star Wars. His genial contribution, in the form of unequaled production paintings, propelled and inspired all of the cast and crew of the original Star Wars trilogy. When […]

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John Williams concert segment – Tribute to Spielberg & Lucas Films

I believe this was around 2007, when my brother-in-law and sister were able to get great seats to catch John Williams conduct the NY Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. They asked me if I wanted to join. I didn’t hesitate for a second and brought a girlfriend along at the time knowing that this would be […]

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Dark Lens: Photography book on Star Wars + Urban Suburban Landscapes

I was always waiting for a photographer to do this — to combine Star Wars imagery with modern day landscapes, and here comes French photographer Cédric Delsaux.  This book has now been added to my geek wish list. George Lucas calls them “one of the most unique and intriguing interpretations that I have seen.” From […]

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Jedis and Ninjas: Action Movie

I hate using the word epic, but this video is pretty epic. The formula is simple –  Jedis + Ninjas = Awesome Production note from the filmmakers: ‘Jedi Ninjas’ a Team2X production. Directed by James Mark and Justin Lovell. Concept & produced by James Mark and Yung Lee (GakAttack). Action Designed by and Featuring Team2x. […]

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Without Arthur Lipsett’s 21-87, there would be no Star Wars

Arthur Lipsett (May 13, 1936 – May 1, 1986) was a Canadian avant-garde filmmaker who influenced filmmakers such as Stanley Kubrick and George Lucas.  Wikipedia on Arthur Lipsett His short films were a personal fusion of sound and image and what emerged was an art form that is unique to filmmaking – the montage. The […]

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Choose your Dark Leader: Darth Vader vs. Magneto

Two of the greatest characters in the Star Wars and Marvel world. Who would you see as a greater dark leader? Let’s start with Darth Vader.  At a young age he was a great pilot, but had a dark side that hungered to be the most powerful Jedi.  His future was “clouded in darkness.” His […]

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Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace 3D Trailer

The best things about Episode 1 is on the poster: Darth Maul, Pod Racing, and Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Will you go see this on 3D?  

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Luke Skywalker’s Land Speeder can become a reality

With this technology (Quantum Levitation/Trapping) below, Luke’s land speeder and other maglev-type of transportation in the Star Wars universe can become a reality. Better start reserving your parking spots in Tatooine!

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