|The bizarre finale of the Donny & Marie Star Wars skit|
Friday, 21 October 2016
Friday, 14 October 2016
|The 1976 teaser trailer for Star Wars, before the final logo was produced|
Friday, 7 October 2016
|A stormtrooper bumps is head in Star Wars' most famous blooper|
Friday, 30 September 2016
|The X-wings attack, World War II-style, in Star Wars|
It has been reported that Disney executives, who ordered re-shoots on the forthcoming Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, didn’t like the rough cut of the film because it "had the feel of a war movie”.
Episode Nothing looks at how odd that quote is, in view of the fact that war movies are a major influence on the original film.
Friday, 23 September 2016
|The skeleton in Star Wars that was re-used |
from One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
In the spring of 1976, my birthday treat was to be taken to the cinema with some friends. The film, like almost all of those I had seen at the cinema up to then, was from Disney. It was called One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing. Not only was it the kind of movie that pretty much disappeared after Star Wars, but you can actually see the symbolic death of the Disney family comedy in a memorable moment from Star Wars itself.
Friday, 16 September 2016
|John Williams conducting the score to Star Wars|
Episode Nothing continues to look at the musical themes that played a major part in Star Wars but were never reprised in the sequels. Last week it was the motif for the Death Star. Today, the piece that was originally known as Darth Vader's Theme.
Friday, 9 September 2016
|John Williams conducting the Star Wars score|