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STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE (1977)


CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF EVERYONE’S FAVORITE TATOOINE WATERING HOLE. You undoubtedly know by now that 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope. Besides your ability to perform basic math, the milestone has been emblazoned on merchandise in logo form and talked about on podcasts, panels at Celebration Orlando, and here at StarWars.com. The …

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THE ORIGINAL CREW BEHIND STAR WARS CAME TOGETHER LAST MONTH FOR A LANDMARK ANNIVERSARY. Imagine your high school reunion, except you all made Star Wars together.On May 27, 2017, a unique gathering took place at a small production studio just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Known today as 32Ten Studios, it had been the home of Industrial Light …

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TWO STARWARS.COM WRITERS DISCUSS WHICH OF THE EMPIRE’S ACTS RANKS HIGHEST IN ITS MISSION TO RULE THE GALAXY. One of the great things about Star Wars is that it inspires endless debates and opinions on a wide array of topics. Best bounty hunter? Most powerful Jedi? Does Salacious Crumb have the best haircut in the saga? In that spirit, StarWars.com …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/i-knew-we-were-doing-something-different-dennis-muren-reflects-on-star-wars-a-new-hope THE VISUAL EFFECTS LEGEND LOOKS BACK AT THE FILM THAT STARTED IT ALL. This article is part of a special StarWars.com series in honor of Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary today, May 25.If there were a Mount Rushmore of Star Wars greats, Dennis Muren would have a prominent place. Muren has been with Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm’s …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-original-star-wars-poster LEARN THE HISTORY — AND STRANGE DETAILS — HIDDEN IN STAR WARS‘ FIRST THEATRICAL POSTER. This article is part of a special StarWars.com series in honor of Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary on May 25. The famous first Star Wars theatrical artwork poster, which more specifically is referred to as the Star Wars “Style A” poster, …

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