“His genial contribution, in the form of unequalled production paintings, propelled and inspired all of the cast and crew of the original Star Wars trilogy. When words could not convey my ideas, I could always point to one of Ralph’s fabulous illustrations … Continue reading Inspired #1: Ralph McQuarrie
At first glance, the Force Awakens shares a lot in common with the first original film ; A New Hope. The desert planet, Han Solo, Han Solo dying on a catwalk, and a few other scenes. However, digging up some … Continue reading The Force Awakens ; Resembling What Movie?
I think we can all recall the first time we viewed Star Wars as kids; a memory I’m quite fond of. It was so much of an incredible experience for me as a kid that during repeated viewings of A New Hope, I … Continue reading Farewell, Red Leader
It betrays my age, but throughout this series of articles I’ve had to check myself from calling this instalment anything other than Star Wars. It’s time to continue the journey to the Force Awakens with the original… Star Wars Episode … Continue reading Journey to the Force Awakens: A New Hope
Much news is being projected at Star Wars Celebration Europe. With the release of concept art for Star Wars Rebels, as well as the cast gathering for a reunion. More exciting news shows John Williams returning to score the next Star Wars movie! “I’ve loved doing the Star Wars films with all the fanfilms and flourish and the galaxy far far away, I feel like I’m still in it, like I’ve never left it. Having worked on all of the six films I am happy to continue to be part of the whole fun of doing it.” Star Wars would … Continue reading John Williams Confirmed to Score Star Wars Episode VII