Wednesday May 15
'Star Trek's' Damon Lindelof on 'Star Wars'...
The writer of summer's "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" reveals how Matthew Broderick inspired him to attend film school, why he has no plans to direct and the "Lost" question he tires of answering.
Wednesday May 15
Tiny 1979 Article About "The Empire Strikes Back"
One great thing about looking through old magazines is reading about something we now know to be a big deal, before anyone knew it was going to be a big deal.
Mon May 13, 2013
Food News Round-Up: Sweet Evenings
The Empire Strikes Back: The Supreme Court has decided unanimously in favor of Monsanto , the corporate agriculture behemoth, in a case involving an Indiana farmer who SCOTUS said violated Monsanto's patent on genetically modified soybeans when he saved and reused soybean seeds bred to be resistant to another Monsanto product, the herbicide ... (more)
Kevin Smith Drafts Script for Clerks III
IT IS ACCOMPLISHED! First draft of CLERKS III is 137 pages. Plays like the EMPIRE STRIKES BACK of thea instagram.com/p/ZQR3qqxywh/ Director and writer Kevin Smith has drafted his script for Clerks III , the next film in the cult movie series he wrote, directed and acted in 1994 .
Wanna Read? Smith Finishes the First Draft of 'Clerks III' Screenplay
Too bad! You've got to be friends with Kevin Smith, or his agent/manager, if you want to read this.
Fri May 10, 2013
Star Wars Episode VII: Coming to the U.K. in 2014
The next installment of the saga set in a galaxy far, far away will return to the seat of an Empire much closer to home.
Gerald Carpenter: Santa Barbara Youth Symphony Salutes Silver Screen
The Santa Barbara Youth Symphony will hold its final concert of the 2012-13 season at the unusual time of 7:30 p.m., on the unusual day of Friday and in the somewhat unusual venue of First Presbyterian Church , 21 E. Constance Ave.
Now you can be a Stormtrooper, Disney offers to 3D print your face on Star Wars fave
As part of Disney's Star Wars Weekends at its Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida, the new owner of the franchise is offering fans the chance to become a Stormtrooper by having their face 3D printed onto 7.5-inch figurines.
May the force be with the fans
Figurine upon figurine upon figurine. Endless posters. Behind- the-scenes books.
The Empire Strikes Back at 3-D printed guns
With last Friday's announcement that Defense Distributed had successfully used a 3-D printer to make an entire operational firearm out of plastic , the already simmering controversy about printed guns quickly came to a full boil.
Thu May 09, 2013
International Business Times
Rarely Seen 'Return Of The Jedi' Photos Revealed In New Book
Never-before-seen photos from the making of "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" will be included in a new book by J.W. Rinzler .
Wed May 08, 2013
REVIEW: Star Trek: Into Darkness
AFTER breathing new life into one of the most iconic science fiction franchises of all time in his 2009 Star Trek reboot, director JJ Abrams returns with this anxiously-awaited follow-up. Approaching the 50th year of Gene Roddenberry's beloved creation, the pressure is on for Abrams and writers Robert Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof to ... (more)
In search of quality media for kids
When I was 5, media meant the "Smurfs" on Saturday mornings and "The Empire Strikes Back" whenever possible.
Regina Leader Post
Fewer Jedi Knights in a galaxy not so far away: Statistics Canada
Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and the character Yoda appear in this scene from "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back" in this 1980 publicity image originally released by Lucasfilm Ltd.
Mon May 06, 2013
Read Handwritten Script Pages from 'The Empire Strikes Back,' 'City Slickers' and More
In today's world, screenwriters everywhere craft their version of Citizen Kane using fancy software like Final Draft that allows them to master the complicated format of screenplays , but there was a time when screenplays were typed on typewriters and sometimes even written by hand.
Sun May 05, 2013
Chris Hadfield Misquotes Yoda, But Has Enough Geek Cred To Get Away With It
Yesterday was Star Wars Day, and everyone tried to ride the wave of "May The Fourth Be With You," but some did it better than others.
Sat May 04, 2013
J.J. Abrams, Simon Pegg and Simon Kinberg Talk Star Wars Movies
Since posting our latest Star Wars News Roundup and Saturday having been May the 4th , a few more interesting items have come online about Star Wars: Episode VII and the upcoming stand-alone films.
The Washington Post
May the Fourth be with you
Gundark ! We have seen the end of George Lucas and we may soon see the end of the rebellion.
Exclusive: See Lawrence Kasdan's Handwritten Screenplay Pages for 'Empire Strikes Back'
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Outside the Beltway
The Woman Behind Star Wars
Today is Star Wars Day , providing Charlie Jane Anders to tell the story of Leigh Brackett, a 1940s science fiction novelist, mentor to Ray Bradbury, and screenwriter of the first draft of "The Empire Strikes Back." She died of cancer before shooting started and George Lucas made some rather major changes.