Star Wars

Its Fifty Year Mission

Taral Wayne remembers the excitement of watching the first episode of Star Trek air fifty years ago. Read More »

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Mark Rylance’s motion capture giant with Ruby Barnhill in The BFG   Thirty-four years ago, Steven Spielberg created the just-about perfect family movie in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. So his reunion with that film’s screenwriter, Melissa Ma... Read More »

Boom & Bust:  Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Boom & Bust: Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Taking a look at Lester Del Rey's theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on. Read More »

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Old Friends

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Old Friends

What other trilogy has brought back the original actors, playing the same parts, 40 years on? Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Finn and Poe

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Finn and Poe

Best buddies in space. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Kylo Ren

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Kylo Ren

So. Ya wanna be Darth Vader? Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Rey

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Rey

if I had been privileged to see this movie as an impressionable teenager, I would have been profoundly in love with Rey. Read More »

Top Post de Enero

Top Post de Enero

highlights from last month en espanol. Read More »

More Star Wars Art Because… STAR WARS!

More Star Wars Art Because… STAR WARS!

Pulp inspired Star Wars and then, Star Wars inspired pulp! Read More »

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