It is no secret, that among other things, George Lucas’ Star Wars was inspired by director Akira Kurosawa’s “Hidden Fortress” and the samurai culture when creating his universe. So it only seems natural for artists to combine Lucas’ space drama with ancient Japanese warriors.
Was the introduction of Midichlorians in the Star Wars Prequels a good thing? We discuss this divisive topic in an attempt to sway those that doubt.
Disney+ has released a trailer for new 6 episode Lucasfilm documentary, “Light & Magic”, that will premiere on the streaming service July 27th.
It’s impossible for me to reflect on The Empire Strikes Back without strolling back down the dreamy avenues of childhood memory, a misty veil through which I glimpse remnants of wonder and awe burgeoning in a young, hopeful mind.
Star Wars began in the mind of George Lucas, but the way the galaxy looks and feels finds its roots in McQuarrie. In fact, according to Lucas himself, the artist was the very first person he hired to help bring the classic space opera to life.
On episode 52 of the Star Wars Reporter PODCAST, our nerdy scoundrels will be discussing the Return of the Jedi! Get ready for an Ewok filled hour with speeder bikes, lightsaber battles and another Deathstar to destroy! It will be a “Yub Nub” good time!