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The Evolution Of The ‘Star Wars’ Trailer, From ‘A New Hope’ To ‘The Force Awakens’

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As the teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' debuts, we take a look at the long history of 'Star Wars' trailers.


Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dead at 87

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I try not to cover every celebrity death lest this become some sort of site for disrespectful, smartass obituaries, but Irvin Kershner, best known as the director of Empire Strikes Back, has followed Leslie Nielsen into the unknown.

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Empire Strikes Back Pics: Star Wars Before CG

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(Right-Click, ---> "View Image" for full-size) There's a new coffee-table book coming out this month called The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and Vanity Fair just published some of the pictures.

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Star Wars producer explains how George Lucas ruined everything

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This weekend, Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back producer/second unit director Gary Kurtz (he was the one who came up with the "Empire Strikes Back" title) will be a special guest at a Star Wars convention in Orlando honoring the 30th anniversary of Empire Strikes Back.


More reasons George Lucas sucks

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Look, I don't want to sit here and tell you George Lucas sucks, because he's certainly accomplished more in his life than I ever will, not that that's any great achievement.

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Creating the Star Wars text-crawl effect

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Maxim "magazine" (whatever that is) recently did a feature on the 30th anniversary of Empire Strikes Back for their May issue.

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