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Star Wars Episode IV: Quotes

For other uses of "Star Wars", see Star Wars. Written and directed by George Lucas. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Taglines Opening Crawl[edit] It is a period of civil war. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Star Wars. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

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Le logo de Star Wars tel qu'il apparaît en introduction des films et sur de nombreux produits dérivés. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Lucas began writing the script to Star Wars after completing his previous film American Graffiti and based the plot outline on Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress and the 40's Flash Gordon serials.

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Lucas approached Alan Ladd, Jr. after United Artists and Universal Pictures rejected his script and the project was planned to be financed and released through 20th Century Fox. During this time, the script underwent numerous changes and Lucas founded Industrial Light & Magic to create the visual effects for the film. Filming began on March 22, 1976, and was shot in various locations in Tunisia, England and Guatemala. During production, Lucas and the crew encountered numerous problems such as weather problems, malfunctioning equipment, as well as budgetary concerns. Eventually, Lucas, along with producer Gary Kurtz and production supervisor Robert Watts, split the crew into three units to meet the studio's deadlines. Français: Arts: Audiovisuel: Cinéma: Films: S: Star Wars - série. Star Wars Origins - Joseph Campbell and the Hero's Journey. How Star Wars Changed the World. Hopefully reading this infographic will give you a nice break, writing about it has for me.

How Star Wars Changed the World

I sit here amidst a slew of homework, from writing a paper on Rousseau and his Discourses to studying Chinese Politics. Now after finding this infographic, all I want to do is put everything away and watch Star Wars. Whether you are a fan of the double triology (? Sixology? Whatever you want to call it) or not, there is no doubt the series has permeated our society. Star Wars Origins: How did George Lucas create Star Wars?

Star Wars Lightsabres Made Reality By Science. Star Wars fans will feel the force is definitely with them after a scientific breakthrough which has turned the lightsabre from science fiction to fact.

Star Wars Lightsabres Made Reality By Science

Harvard and MIT physicists writing in the new edition of Nature say they have discovered a way to bind photons together in order to form a new molecule, which behaves almost exactly like the lethal devices wielded by Jedi Knights. Harvard university physics professor Mikhail Lukin said: "Most of the properties of light we know about originate from the fact that photons are massless and do not interact. " This is illustrated when two laser beams are shone at each other, and they pass through one another. Professor Lukin said: "What we have done is create a special type of medium in which photons interact with each other so strongly that they act as though they have mass, and bind together to form molecules. "It's not an in-apt analogy to compare this to lightsabres. And the group did not have to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it.

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Star-wars-galaxy-map-big-version-detailed12.jpg (Image JPEG, 2786x1904 pixels) - Redimensionnée (41%) How Much Would It Cost To Build The Death Star? The Center for Story and Symbol, Joseph Campbell and Archetypal Psychology. Mythology in Star Wars. Nobody paid $7 to hear Homer read The Odyssey, or lined up to buy Thomas Malory's 15th-century version of King Arthur's legend.

Mythology in Star Wars

But, when Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace opens at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, George Lucas' epic of galactic good and evil will be seen by more people in one day than Homer or Malory ever dreamed of reaching in their lifetimes. Different eras, different heroes, yet Lucas' film series contains the same mythic qualities those ancient storytellers and others used to fuel imaginations throughout the ages. Lucas always claimed that his lucrative Star Wars saga blends mythology and technology. Instead of a Scylla, he has Darth Vader. Indeed, Lucas' fascination with mythology led to an enduring friendship with the late Joseph Campbell, perhaps the best-known expert in the field.

These Aren't The Lines You're Looking For: New 'Star Wars' Blooper Reel Unveiled. HeroJourneyStarWars.pdf (Objet application/pdf) The Mythology of Star Wars [FULL DOCUMENTARY] Star Wars Facts (starwars_facts) SWTOR-GUIDE. The Darkest Lord – 25 Spine-Chilling Darth Vader Fan Art. As Star Wars has gone on to become a popular culture phenomenon, much of the credit goes to its characters.

The Darkest Lord – 25 Spine-Chilling Darth Vader Fan Art

Darth Vader, for one, has helped the films achieve massive success. His rise as a Jedi Knight to his fall to the dark side as documented in the six “episodes” of the franchise is not only regarded as one of the most iconic villains in the history of film, but also one of the best characters in cinema. Force (Star Wars) Lucas has attributed the origins of "The Force" to a 1963 abstract film by Arthur Lipsett, which sampled from many sources.

One of the audio sources Lipsett sampled for 21-87 was a conversation between artificial intelligence pioneer Warren S. McCulloch and Roman Kroitor, a cinematographer who went on to develop IMAX. In the face of McCulloch's arguments that living beings are nothing but highly complex machines, Kroitor insists that there is something more: "Many people feel that in the contemplation of nature and in communication with other living things, they become aware of some kind of force, or something, behind this apparent mask which we see in front of us, and they call it God. " Jedi Temple vs Library in Dublin. Star Wars and Wagner's Ring. Introduction Disclaimer This article is for entertainment only and makes no claims as to the scientific value or exactness of the contents! The research preceding the writing of this article utilised doubtful methods and was critisized heavily even by the author.

Read on at own risk..... Introduction The film trilogy [N1] by George Lucas and John Williams, Star Wars, consisting of Star Wars, released in 1977 (sometimes referred to as A New Hope or Episode IV), The Empire Strikes Back (the Empire), released in 1980 and The Return of the Jedi (the Jedi), released in 1983, represents major turning points in cinematography, as well as in film music, film sound, visual effects and other areas.

It may seem strange to connect two so very different works of "art". R2D2Central.com. R2-D2 Central (r2d2central) Mark Hamill (HamillHimself) Lucasfilm Recruiting (JoinTheForce) Star Wars Incredible Cross Sections - Technology photo album. Phombo.com.

Star Wars Incredible Cross Sections - Technology photo album

Star Wars and the 4 Ways Science Fiction Handles Race - Noah Berlatsky. The genre has no problem imagining a future full of spaceships and aliens.

Star Wars and the 4 Ways Science Fiction Handles Race - Noah Berlatsky

A racially integrated society, though? AP; 20th Century Fox; Lionsgate. Star Wars (StarWars) Yodasnews.com (Yodasnews) 47 Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of "Star Wars" Actor Peter Mayhew is the kind of guy who you'd probably think twice about sitting across from in a bar.

47 Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of "Star Wars"

Towering over seven-and-a-half feet tall, Mayhew is a shaggy, wild-eyed giant in the civilian world, and in his professional life, an even wilder, shaggier giant by the name of Chewbacca who has been known to rip people's arms out of their sockets in the Star Wars movies for beating him at a game of holo-chess. Yet beneath the shag, both Mayhew himself and his famous Wookiee counterpart are famous sweethearts. As if to prove it, Mayhew has recently taken himself to Twitter to post a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes photos from his personal archives, showing the world of Star Wars as it existed between 1976 and 1983.

Leaked Footage Of Star Wars' Newest Take On Battlefield And Call of Duty. Is there a decent Star Wars Third Person Lightsaber/Force Power game with multiplayer? I'm trying to think of the last one I played that I really enjoyed (Jedi Knight?) Because I wasn't too enamoured by the platforming insanity that was Star Wars: The Forced Unleashed (although I enjoyed the story and the visuals). I think I could go for a really fun Jedi vs. Sith multiplayer combat game, with maybe a mix of bounty hunters, Rebels, Imperial guards of various types, etc. I'm just not sure how excited I would be to play a Stormtrooper, even if it is one who can actually hit their target, aside from the cool outfit which was sadly wasted on such a useless ground troop.

Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki. TheForce.Net - Your Daily Dose of Star Wars. The Best "Star Wars" Art And Design On The Internet, All In One Place. This week, newly released concept art for the Star Wars trilogy by Ralph McQuarrie reminded us of why we love the movies so. Star Wars: The Art of Ralph McQuarrie, a limited edition book by Dreams and Visions Press, features the original designs for the films’ sets and its now-legendary characters, including Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO.

McQuarrie’s wildly imaginative tableaux--which George Lucas commissioned in 1975--was the basis for what would turn into a $4.38 billion franchise with a cult following. But before the films were made, McQuarrie was dubious about his work: “I thought there wouldn’t be enough of an audience. It’s too complicated,” he said. Disney Boss Reveals Star Wars: Episode 7 Already Filming, Says We're Up Against It. Alan Horn you sly devil, you. The Disney Chairman revealed this weekend that, despite the official start date for filming on Star Wars: Episode 7 having been set for May, cameras are actually already rolling on the much-maligned continuation of George Lucas's epic sci-fi saga.

Better yet, Horn also announced that casting was almost complete. Horn was speaking during a session of The Hollywood Masters, and the film-making giant revealed that there was a certain level of pressure starting to mount on Disney's shoulders regarding the 2015 movie. When he was asked what the toughest part of making the movie was, Horn swiftly replied "Casting. " before suggesting that the process was almost complete. However, when the host remarked that shooting starts in May, Horn had this to say. "We're actually shooting some of it now. Those few words from one of the powerhouses of Hollywood just go to show how important this movie is to Disney.

Home Page. This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament. 100+ amazing pieces of Star Wars concept art. 51686.original.jpg (Image JPEG, 1280x720 pixels) EPISODE III. ANAKINWORLD : L'Encyclopédie Star Wars. Myo gesture-control armband uses muscle power. See The Galaxy's Biggest Star Wars Memorabilia Collection. Perhaps there’s a bigger collection of Star Wars memorabilia in a galaxy far, far away, but on this planet the largest one belongs to Steve Sansweet. A hoarder of all things Star Wars since before the original film even arrived, the former Wall Street Journal bureau chief keeps his enormous catalog of interstellar ephemera in a nonprofit museum called Rancho Obi-Wan.

Sansweet is more than just a devotee, however. As the advisor on fan relations for Lucasfilm and author of 16 books about the series, he is an official authority on galactic civil disputes; a Yoda among Yodas. "It was love at first sight," Sansweet says of the 1977 film that started it all. He may have been one of the first people to feel that way, too, having seen Star Wars in a Fox backlot screening two weeks before its release. “Movies had not really been successful with licensing stuff up until Star Wars, but when the first merchandise came out, I started buying it,” Sansweet says. Strictly Star Wars... Why not? Kitbashed.