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George Lucas Approved the Making of Spaceballs. He also Handed the Film to His Effects Company, Industrial Light and Magic, for Post-Production Work.

Mel Brooks co-wrote, produced, and directed the 1987 American space opera parody film Spaceballs. It is primarily a parody of the original Star Wars trilogy. Still, it includes references to other sci-fi films and popular franchises such as Star Trek, Alien, The Wizard of Oz, 2001, and Planet of the Apes. But what did George …

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Cityspeak

Cityspeak is the Pidgin Street Language that Combines Japanese, Spanish, German, and other Languages. It was Used in the Film Blade Runner. It was Not in Philip K. Dick’s Book, but Edward James Olmos devised it.

If you’re creating a world for your movie universe, you’ll want to make things as realistic as possible, and one of the quickest ways to do so is to create a new language for your characters to speak. And you can go to the trouble of hiring a linguist to create a fictitious language, such …

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Weird AL

When Did Weird Al Yankovic Write “The Saga Begins”?

Star Wars is an American epic space-opera multimedia series created by George Lucas that became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon. The franchise has spawned many movies and other forms of media, including television shows, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions, and themed regions. Did you that Weird Al Yankovic wrote a song about the …

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Mark Hamill

Why Was Mark Hamill Turned Down for the Role of Mozart?

Mark Hamill is an actor, voice artist, and writer from the United States. He is most recognized for his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film trilogy. While the actor was awarded for his role in the film, some directors aren’t too fond of casting characters from the Star Wars franchise.    After …

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Why Did George Lucas Take a Pay Cut of $500,000 While Filming Star Wars in 1977?

Star Wars is a George Lucas-created American epic space-opera multimedia franchise that began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon. Did you know that George Lucas took a huge payroll while filming Starwars?  During the production of Star Wars in 1977, George Lucas decided to take a $500,000 pay cut …

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Why Did George Lucas Tell Off Hayden Christensen During the Filming of the Star Wars Prequels?

When the prequels of the Star Wars series were being filmed, the production team had to manage their playful cast. Can you guess what Hayden Christensen did during the shoot? Let’s find out.  George Lucas had to stop filming during lightsaber battles. Lucas had to ask Hayden Christensen to stop making lightsaber sound effects, to …

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What Was The Real Reason Han Solo Was Frozen in Carbonite?

According to the timeline in The Empire Strikes Back, Han Solo would have been frozen in carbonite for a year. But did you know that there was more to it than the storyline explains? Harrison Ford’s character was frozen in carbonite because he only signed on for two films of the Star Wars franchise. After …

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How Much is a Three Day Pass to Jurassic Park?

When the Jurassic Park movie came out in 1993, people mixed feelings about having a park with free-roaming dinosaurs. Luckily for us, we’re probably dozens of years away from actually cloning these giant reptiles from their fossils. The merchandise is real. Here’s how much the ticket at Hammond’s Jurassic Park would cost: If you were …

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Did George Lucas Build Affordable Housing in One of the Richest Parts of the United States?

If you have been a fan of the Star Wars series, you would definitely know George Lucas. Thanks to the successes of his films, he was able to acquire a large piece of land in Marin County. But, unfortunately, his co-residents were not too happy with his decision to build a movie studio on the …

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Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory.

Team Negative One: the Star Wars George Lucas doesn’t want you to see Earlier this year, one of the most ambitious film restoration projects ever attempted was finally unveiled to the public. After acquiring a well-preserved 35mm print of Star Wars in 2008, a fan known only as Mr Black recruited a number of collaborators …

Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory. Read More »