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Remembering Carrie Fisher

The great Carrie Fisher will forever be associated with the Star Wars movies. After all, Fisher played the iconic Princess Leia across six films in the George Lucas originated franchise. However, there was much more to Fisher than that one role. She [...]

December 27, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Bong Joon-Ho’s SNOWPIERCER

Before the multi-award winning Parasite, Director Bong Joon-ho delivered Snowpiercer, a post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller set in a desolate future where the remnants of humanity circle the globe on a non-stop train (the titular [...]

September 14, 2021

Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Dies Aged 85

David Prowse, the former bodybuilder who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 85. The English-born Prowse embodied the physical presence of Vader and the voice was provided by James Earl Jones.  Prowse also [...]

November 29, 2020

Obituary: Carrie Fisher 1960 – 2016

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 years old. She suffered a heart attack on 23 December on a flight from London to Los Angeles before passing away four days later on 27 December. Fisher will forever be associated with the [...]

December 29, 2016

Carrie Fisher Star Wars Talent

Update: These are director Irvin Kirshner’s scribblings – doesn’t matter – it’s a well acted scene. We all know that the late Carrie Fisher was great in the Star Wars movies. However, this excerpt from the shooting [...]

December 28, 2016

Mark Hamill, STAR WARS And Mickey Mouse

I’ve recently re-watched the original Star Wars trilogy and the thing that really stands out is that Mark Hamill is a great actor. That’s something that people tend to overlook when it comes to talking about Star Wars. This is really noticeable [...]

June 7, 2014

New Writers For STAR WARS EPISODE VII; Crew Announced

Director J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have replaced Michael Arndt as the writers of Star Wars Episode VII. Kasdan, the writer of The Empire Strikes Back, The Return of The Jedi and The Raiders of the Lost Ark (and many other non-Lucasfilm movies) [...]

October 28, 2013

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