Over on Chris Hanel's blog is a nifty video showing before, during, after shots of one of the Star Wars fan films known as Pink Five. The montage shows what a difference a green screen and some hard work can make on independent films, and how much talent went into this particular one.
Category: Star Wars
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas created a franchise that would invade pop culture like no other.
Chatting with the Stars
Audio interviews with two spacefaring luminaries have recently become available. The first (courtesy TrekToday.com) is Garrett Wang on the James Madison show (iTunes). It's not the best interview: it starts off a bit slowly, the reception occasionally drops, and at one point, Mr. Wang puts the host on hold while he takes another call. But…
Over My Dead Body
From IndianaJones.com's video entitled "Indy Arrives", dated 07.11.2007, I took this shot of Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, and George Lucas: Compare Lucas' shirt to this one: WTF is George Lucas doing wearing a "Han Shot First" shirt?! He's the last person I ever expected to be seen in such a thing… It's further proof that…
The Circle Is Now Complete
At last, this is the day we've all been counting down to: the 30th anniversary of Star Wars. On May 25th, 1977, A New Hope debuted, forever changing the scape of film and American culture. I don't remember Star Wars having ever been in the news this much — not even when the prequels were…
A blog dedicated to t-shirts has a collection of the best Star Wars shirts ever, with links to the stores that sell them. Check them out — most of the designs are just this side of hilarious. One has me confused, though. Is it some sort of Matrix reference?
Attack of the Colonels
Though this is slightly older news, I recently encountered a geek who hadn't heard, so for those who still don't know about it, here's a PSA: Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich are channeling their inner geeks with Robot Chicken: Star Wars, a special for Adult Swim. The 30-minute stop-motion animation special, directed…
Quatro de Mayo
The Spaceport Tango
I don't watch Dancing with the Stars, but thanks to TheForce.net, I got to see Joey Fantone and Princess Leia dance the tango to the Star Wars theme: