Star Wars

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Science Fiction

"A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away," reads the opening title of STAR WARS, introducing not only this one film but, in effect, a whole new wave in Hollywood filmmaking. From this point on, American films changed--for better or worse--as did audience expectations. STAR WARS left viewers craving more; "bigger and better" spectacles became the rage...read more

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Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Dennis Muren on Effects by Location

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Dennis Muren (Visual Effects) talks about the difficulty of shooting different effects in different locations.

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Star Wars - Official Trailer
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Episode IV - A New Hope Ben Burtt on Darth Vader Sounds
01:02 — In this featurette from the Lucasfilm video archives, sound designer Ben Burtt discusses the evolution of Darth Vader's iconic, ominous breathing. In (more…)
Episode IV - A New Hope Ben Burtt on Chewbacca's Voice
02:40 — Ben Burtt, legendary sound designer of the Star Wars films, talks about creating Chewbacca's voice in this vintage interview. The first voice that Bur (more…)
Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Dennis Muren on Endor Forest
05:16 — Dennis Muren (Visual Effects) talks about shooting the Endor Forest scenes.
Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Dennis Muren on Thoughtful Effects
00:39 — Dennis Muren (Visual Effects) talks about creating thoughtful visual effects.
Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Featurette - Flight Through the Asteroids
02:20 — Featurette for The Empire Strikes Back takes a look at the asteroid scene along with the original storyboards.
Episode IV - A New Hope George Lucas on War Stories
01:08 — George Lucas talks about the back story.
Episode IV - A New Hope George Lucas on Writing
02:35 — George Lucas talks about writing the script.
Episode IV - A New Hope George Lucas on Harrison Ford
00:42 — George Lucas talks about casting Harrison Ford to be Han Solo.
Episode IV - A New Hope George Lucas on Carrie Fisher
01:10 — George Lucas talks about casting Carrie Fisher to be Princess Leia.
Episode VII John Williams Interview
02:41 — Composer John Williams talks about working on the seventh Star Wars film.
Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Meet Boba Fett Initial 1978 Boba Fett Costume Screentest
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Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 30th Anniversary
01:29 — Celebration for the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi at the Egyptian Theatre in L.A.
Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Interview - Mark Hamill & Harrison Ford II
02:04 — Second part of an interview with Mark Hamill & Harrison Ford for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back on the Today Program.
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02:27 — First part of an interview with Mark Hamill & Harrison Ford for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back on the Today Program.
Episode III Revenge of the Sith Featurette - The Creatures
07:19 — Behind the scenes look at the animatronics and prosthetics used in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.
Episode VII Getting Started V
02:09 — Fifth part of Kathleen Kennedy and George Lucas discussing the next steps in making new Star Wars movies.
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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: "A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away," reads the opening title of STAR WARS, introducing not only this one film but, in effect, a whole new wave in Hollywood filmmaking. From this point on, American films changed--for better or worse--as did audience… (more)

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