Sunday, 30 June 2013

HAMILL AND FISHER TOLD TO GET IN SHAPE


According to British "newspaper" The Sun, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher have been told by producers to slim down and get in shape for Star Wars episode VII.  The article which predictably shows unflattering photos of the duo say "a source" has told them to get into shape and that personal trainers have been sent their way.

Take the article with a pinch of salt but here's the link.


SAMUEL L. JACKSON EXPRESSES HIS INTEREST TO BE IN STAR WARS VII

Samuel L. Jackson has expressed his interest to appear in Star Wars VII. The actor was talking on the Graham Norton Show and said that Jedi's can survive long falls referring to Mace Windu's death in Revenge of the Sith.

Jackson was also joined by Sandra Bullock and Nick Frost. Frost chipped in by saying that Jedi's can use their midichlorians to heal.

Sandra Bullock was handed a purple light saber which she was genuinely excited to hold and although she had to be told not to touch the deadly part of the saber, she seemed to get the hang of wielding the most powerful weapon in the universe rather quickly.

Watch the video here

 IMPRESSIVE STAR WARS VII ART - AFTERMATH

Finally proving that Star Wars fans are a creative bunch, Deviantart member AndrewSS7 has brought us some rather impressive Star Wars VII fan art posters.  With a title called "Aftermath" this one is entitled "WAR."

star wars aftermath.


There are more in the series.  Click here to visit AndrewSS7's Deviantart channel

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e.t. poster

They just don't do movie posters this good anymore.

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Erik Sharkey and Drew Struzan
Erik Sharkey & Drew Struzan
This week we have director, Erik Sharkey.  Erik is behind the much anticipated documentary on everyone's favourite movie poster illustrator, Drew Struzan.  Called Drew: The Man Behind The Poster, the documentary features interviews with Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Michael J. Fox and Steven Spielberg.

The Bearded Trio cannot wait for the documentary and we will keep you updated when the doc becomes available to watch.

Lets get straight to the quick fire questions:

You're stuck in a swamp on Dagobah. What one movie, TV show, album and book would you take?
Ed Wood by Tim Burton

The film ED WOOD by Tim Burton. The TV show Battlestar Galactica. The album Axis:Bold As Love by Jimi Hendrix. The Novel, The Rest of Us, by Jessica Lott.

If you could invite any three people (alive or not, fictitious or not) to a dinner party, who would they be?
Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Jimi Hendrix. I would have to go with dead people if this was a real opportunity!

What is your favourite John Williams soundtrack?
Superman! Yes, I would pick Superman over Star Wars. I think it's that good.

If you were invisible for a day what would be the first thing you would do?
Sneak into a great concert and watch the band from the stage!

When was the last time you cried?
A couple of days ago. I guess I'm a sensitive artist.

What is your biggest fear?
That people won't come out to see my new film, Drew:The Man Behind The Poster, featuring Harrison Ford, George Lucas, and Steven Spielberg. I've spent the last four years making a doc about my favorite artist, Drew Struzan. So I really hope people want to check it out! I do realize that is a totally shameless plug.

What was the most embarrassing moment of your life?
Each time I sing Karaoke is the most embarrassing moment of my life. I always feel for those poor people in the bar!

Excluding search engines, what three website would you choose if no other websites were available?
The Nerdist, Ain't it cool news, The Bearded Trio.

Do you have any guilty pleasures?
Dancing alone to Duran Duran songs!

What are you looking forward to the most in the next six months?
The release of my film, Drew:The Man Behind The Poster, coming soon!!!

What is your most treasured possession?
A Drew Struzan original painting!

What is your biggest regret?
That I haven't learned to live without regrets.

What are you most proud of?
My new documentary about artist, Drew Struzan. I think I've done a good job honoring a true icon of illustration. I grew up on his iconic posters for Star Wars, Back To The Future and Indiana
Jones.

What is your favourite Spielberg movie?
That's like asking who my favorite kid is! But if I have to pick one, Raiders Of The Lost Ark.

Where can people keep in touch or follow you?
They can like the, Drew:The Man Behind The Poster, official Facebook page for updates! Yes, I'm a total whore for my film!

You can also check out the official web page for the documentary here.

The official trailer for Drew: The Man Behind The Poster


Next week we have E.T's Dee Wallace joining us

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george lucas mellody hobson


Thanks to Hollywood Reporter we get a sneak peak of the wedding between Mellody Hobson and George Lucas.

The couple, who tied the knot June 22 at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif., hosted well-wishers at city’s lakeside Promontory Point, where Prince provided the music and Robin Williams was spotted entertaining a small gathering of locals.

Video below and read the article here.

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Saturday, 29 June 2013

retro star wars strikes back


A few days ago we reported the unfortunate news that Retro Star Wars facebook page had been shut down.  An appeal was put in place but ultimately was denied by Facebook.  Now, not one to give up, Retro Star Wars is back.  Called Retro Star Wars Strikes Back the page will surely be as popular as the first if not more.  If the Star Wars movies are anything to go by the second one in the original trilogy is generally regarded as the best so expect Retro Star Wars to be bigger and better.  We are in for some huge Star Wars fun.

Check it out from the link below.  Make sure to click Like.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Retro-Star-Wars-Strikes-Back/420690398040937

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From the official Star Wars Youtube channel.

Many have seen the early Ralph McQuarrie sketches of Boba Fett sporting the all-white helmet and armor. What you haven't seen is the original white Fett costume in action. A videotape was rolling to capture "proto Fett's" reveal to Lucas and company at the filmmaker's home on June 28, 1978. In the video, sound designer Ben Burtt "hosts" Fett's reveal, describing the different weapons, functions, and characteristics of the costume (worn by Empire's assistant film editor Duwayne Dunham for the test).



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Samuel L. Jackson talks Star Wars and expresses interest to be in episode VII on tonight's Graham Norton Show on the BBC.



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Friday, 28 June 2013



Samuel L. Jackson has expressed his interest to appear in Star Wars VII.  The actor was talking tonight on the Graham Norton Show and said that Jedi's can survive long falls referring to Mace Windu's death in Revenge of the Sith.

Jackson was also joined by Sandra Bullock and Nick Frost. Frost chipped in by saying that Jedi's can use their midichlorians to heal.

Sandra Bullock was handed a purple light saber which she was genuinely excited to hold and although she had to be told not to touch the deadly part of the saber, she seemed to get the hang of wielding the most powerful weapon in the universe rather quickly.

Video coming soon

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RebelForceRadio + Sam Witwer = Excellence.  Yes this week's RFR show has the ever engrossing Sam Witwer on the show.  What makes it even better is the gang are doing a commentary to The Empire Strikes Back.  Listen to the best podcast at the same time to the best Star Wars movie.

Here's the run down.

NEW SHOW - CELEBRITY COMMENTARY - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK with SAM WITWER Cue up your disc and watch along with us or just listen to the commentary by itself! You will be amazed at some of the well-thought observations and opinions from our special guest Sam Witwer. You might even discover a few things about Empire that you never noticed before. LISTEN NOW
http://ec.libsyn.com/p/4/4/a/44a27586caf178cb/RebelForceRadio_062813_ESB_Commentar.mp3?d13a76d516d9dec20c3d276ce028ed5089ab1ce3dae902ea1d01cf8533d7cf5bba79&c_id=5818965

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This is the video which appears on the website for Kevin Kiner, composer for the music to The Clone Wars.  It is a music video from the episode 'Tipping Point' and really illustrates why we need an official release of the soundtrack to The Clone Wars Season 5.



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This is Steven Spielberg dressed up as a woman for a Halloween party on the set of E.T. 1981

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See the 2009 Star Trek in 90 seconds....oh and in 8-bit  1980s 2D shooter style.



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Thursday, 27 June 2013

spielberg e.t.

Spielberg On The Set Of E.T. With The Children.  Keep watching the skies.

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San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner and the floor plan has been released with a list of exhibitors.  Lucasfilm have a huge presence at the show situated next to (and bigger than) Hasbro and Lego.

There are some strong rumours that Lucasfilm are gearing up for huge Star Wars VII announcements at the show preferring San Diego to Celebration Europe because they are more likely to entice Harrison Ford to San Diego rather than Germany.

The show kicks off on July 18th-21st.

See more at http://www.comic-con.org/cci/2013/exhibitors

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Star Wars Lift Prank:  I want to do this.  Simple but so effective.



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Wednesday, 26 June 2013



Popular Star Wars Facebook page, Retro Star Wars has been closed.  Details are still unknown why this has happened but it does appear that a lot of fan pages have been closed over the last few days.

Retro Star Wars was closing in on one hundred thousand likes and was extremely popular with fans.  Being one of the admins for the page I will personally miss the page and the close community that was forged.

...as if a million voices cried out...

UPDATE
An Appeal is in progress and we will keep you updated.  We contacted Lucasfilm who were as surprised as we were.  They are very much against fan pages being closed.  It appears at this time that Facebook are behind these closures.

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Ghostbusters 2 From Concept To Scene

Ghostbusters 2 From Concept To Scene

Ghostbusters 2 From Concept To Scene.  Industrial Light & Magic at work.

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Rick Moranis has denied reports that he had retired from acting in the early 1990s according to an interview with the actor in Heeb magazine while speaking about the project.

When asked if he would return for a third film, he said: "I got a call three or four years ago from an associate of Aykroyd's. Some sort of producer.

"And he said, 'Listen, I gotta ask you something, because the internet says you're retired' - which is one of my favourites, by the way - I just love when the internet is wrong. It's the only thing that will save journalism."

Read more http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a492955/rick-moranis-unsure-of-ghostbusters-3-denies-retirement.html

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PuCCi0 over on Flickr has produced this impressive Lego monkey head from Lucasart's Monkey Island.

The creator writes:

The Giantic Monkey Head is a notable landmark of Monkey Island. It has been featured in every game where the surface of Monkey Island is visited, each time serving a slightly different purpose. In the first game it leads to a hellish catacomb of flesh . Guybrush must make his way through these caves in order to reach LeChuck's ghost pirate ship.

The monkey head is surrounded by a fence that can be crossed only by pulling the nose of the totem pole, but for those not familiar with the game, the fence closes the door as soon as you release the nose. To solve the problem Guybrush Threepwood was able to befriend Jojo (a little monkey that lived on the island), luring him whit bananas, and he Showed Jojo how to hold down the lever which opened the gate in the fence surrounding the head and allowing access.

See more at http://www.flickr.com/photos/91119871@N06/8997074225/in/pool-514397@N20/


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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

dustin hoffman steven spielberg

Dustin Hoffman and Steven Spielberg Smile For The Camera

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jjabram super8


J.J. Abrams according to THE WRAP was frustrated with the handling of merchandising and marketing of the Star Trek movies and hints that his deal with the Star Wars universe will give him more control, input and creativity.

"J.J. just threw up his hands. The message was, 'Why set up all this when we'll just be competing against ourselves?' The studio wanted to please Bad Robot, but it was allowing CBS to say yay or nay when it came to what was happening with the 'Star Trek' products." While marketing for Star Trek Into Darkness was better than the first film's, it's still little compared to what was in mind. "Right now the 'Star Trek' movies are movies," says Starlight Runner CEO Jeff Gomez. "There is no apparent ongoing transmedia strategy behind them, just a handful of licensing opportunities around the release of 'Into Darkness.'"

Read the full article here.

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Monday, 24 June 2013

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Spielberg at the opening of the Transformer 3D ride this week

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full of sith


Another episode of Full Of Sith is out and its teaming with Star Wars goodness.  How do they do it?  How do they cram so much into one episode?  Check out the summary below to see how much is in this weeks episode.

Link is below to listen now.

There is so much crammed into this episode that it’s bursting perilously at the seams! In part one, Mike, Bryan and Consetta discuss the big casting announcement for Episode VII and the rumours about who the villain in the film might be. Part Two sees your favorite Star Wars podcasters taking listener voicemails and discussing all of the things you called in about! Part Three is extra special! Bryan is joined by Star Wars authors Timothy Zahn, Mike Stackpole and Aaron Allston to discuss their first Star Wars experiences and a special project they’re all working on together!

Click here to listen now

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indy cast


Another episode of everyone's favourite Indiana Jones podcast has hit the web.  Indycast episode 169 is packed with Indy 5 rumours, fan feedback and Indy goodness.

Here's the notes with the link to the show.

This week hot off the presses another Indy 5 rumour, Indy becomes the man of bronze, I take the high road to China, Joe and Keith return on their 2nd anniversary of the Further Adventures and we answer your questions in the feedback segment.

http://www.forcecast.net/story/topstory/IndyCast_Episode_169_152749.asp

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stan winston school


The excellent Stan Winston School Youtube channel have released another interesting behind the scenes video on the making of the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park.  This time its part one of how the massive T-Rex-beating Spinosaur was made.


You can watch part two from the link below

SUBSCRIBE to SWSCA on YouTube: http://bit.ly/Zp70T4
Exclusive look at making the Spinosaur for Jurassic Park III
FULL STORY here: http://bit.ly/19c2ouu
PART TWO here: http://bit.ly/19ZXtMR

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george lucas mellody hobson


George Lucas and Mellody Hobson are today married.  George Lucas exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend in front of family and friends.  Also joining the happy couple was friend, Ron Howard.  The director took to Twitter after the event tweeting:

"George Lucas Mellody Hobson wedding was joy to behold Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of profound. Congrats Mr and Mrs Lucas."

Also tweeting was Samuel L. Jackson saying:

"Let's give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his Bride Melodie (sic) on This their Wedding Day!! Congrats!!!!!!"

The Bearded Trio would like to congratulate the couple and wish them many years of happiness.

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Sunday, 23 June 2013


Less than two weeks until London Film & Comic Con.  I will be attending the show for the whole weekend.  If anyone wants to meet during the weekend to talk Spielberg, Lucas, Williams or general geeky stuff send me an email and we can arrange.

Rob
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rebelforce radio


It's time for another Rebelforce Radio.  This week's show is packed with so much Star Wars goodness its amazing it fits into one show.  They preview Celebration Europe 2 and they are joined by David W. Collins.  They go behind the scenes on Smuggler's Gambit and they are joined by none other than Dave Filoni.

Here's the summary of the show with the link to listen now.

NEW SHOW! This week on RFR, we have a big preview of Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 with a couple of major players. First, host of the Digital Stage David W. Collins joins us to talk about what's in store for fans next month in Germany, we pull back the curtian to talk about "Smuggler's Gambit" and go behind-the-scenes, and we congratulate the winner of our custom action figure contest. Then, we provide an inside look at The Clone Wars big win at the Daytime Emmys and welcome Supervising Director Dave Filoni to the show. Dave talks about the Emmy's, the upcoming Clone Wars Bonus Content, and a little about the next era of Lucasfilm animation - Star Wars Rebels. CLICK THE LINK

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steven spielberg director's chair


This is a video Press Kit originally offered to the broadcast media for unlimited use with no restrictions.

The EPK for Stephen Spielberg's Directors Chair from Dreamworks Interactive features info on this interactive CD-ROM title which allowed you to direct your own movie.

Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair is a simulation game created and published by Knowledge Adventure for Windows and Macintosh. It was released in 1996 in the United States of America

Click here to see last week's article on Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair.



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peter benchley richard dreyfuss

Yes that is the author of Jaws, Peter Benchley and he's interviewing Hooper/Richard Dreyfuss on the set of Jaws.

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cory clubb coffee with kenobi

We conclude our Coffee With Kenobi Quick Fire Questions this week with the other half of the team, Cory Clubb.  Coffee with Kenobi is a new Star Wars podcast but has hit the ground running and is definitely worth putting on your subscribe list.

As well as hosting Coffee With Kenobi, Cory is also an author and his book, Uncanny Day is due out in September.  Check it out here.


uncanny day


Lets get started with the questions:


You're stuck in a swamp on Dagobah. What one movie, TV show, album and book would you take?
Tough to decide these kinds of questions, but I’d have to agree with Dan and Raiders of the Lost Ark as my one movie. Filmmaking at it’s finest! For my TV show, I’d like to revisit the LOST series and really dissect it. Classic Frank Sinatra would sooth me with his crooning while I poured over the collective work of Sherlock Holmes. 
If you could invite any three people (alive or not, fictitious or not) to a dinner party,
stan lee
Stan Lee
who would they be?

Stephen King, Christopher Nolan, and Stan Lee...it would be a long night!
What is your favourite John Williams soundtrack?
Honestly, I don’t listen to very much of Williams stuff, more of a Hans Zimmer fan (can I say that here?), but his Star Wars, Indy, and Superman scores are epic. And currently I’m enjoying his work on the Harry Potter films.
If you were invisible for a day what would be the first thing you would do?
Start tapping random people on the shoulder.
When was the last time you cried?
Every time I watch Rudy, I get a little misty.
What is your biggest fear?
That my Mac will somehow be sucked into an alternate dimension and I’ll have forgotten to back everything up.
What was the most embarrassing moment of your life?
I once interviewed for a job and had to draw a out engineering plans on a giant whiteboard as three employers looked on. I am not an engineer. I didn’t have to faintest idea where to start.
Excluding search engines, what three websites would you choose if no other websites were available?
Facebook, GeekTyrant, and Amazon.
Do you have any guilty pleasures?
Dresden Files
Dresden Files

Author Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files Series and bacon cheddar pretzels.
What are you looking forward to the most in the next six months?
Warmer weather and the release of my upcoming debut young adult novel Uncanny Day.
What is your most treasured possession?
I have a great library of books, although I’ve iPad, and Mac computer.
What is your biggest regret?
Sometimes I have a hard time deciding what to order while in the drive-thru at Taco Bell and end up ordering something that has a tasty looking picture rather than something I know for sure I’ll like.
What are you most proud of?
My wife, children, and my overactive imagination.
What is your favourite Spielberg movie?
Again it would have to be Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Where can people keep in touch or follow you?
Website: www.coffeewithkenobi.com orwww.coryclubb.com email: coryc@coffeewithkenobi.com or feedback@coffeewithkenobi.com


Thanks Cory for the answers.
Check out last weeks answers from the other half of Coffee With Kenobi, Dan Zehr.  Next week we have director Erik Sharkey.

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Here's this weeks Spielberg news.

STEVEN SPIELBERG AND GEORGE LUCAS PREDICT MASSIVE IMPLOSION IN MOVIE INDUSTRY.

George Lucas and Steven Spielberg think the film industry is heading towards a cliff. The pair behind some of the most successful franchises in movie history think that conservative programming choices and rapidly evolving distribution schemes have set the stage for a massive upheaval — and internet-based services may become the dominant medium when movie going as we know it crashes and burns.
read more at http://www.thebeardedtrio.com/2013/06/steven-spielberg-and-george-lucas.html

SPIELBERG TAKES A RIDE ON UNIVERSAL'S TRANSFORMERS 3D ATTRACTION

Thursday saw the grand opening of Universal Orlando's latest attraction, the new Transformers the Ride 3D.  Attending the red carpet event was none other than one of the bearded trio, Steven Spielberg.  It was a surprise appearance and took everyone by surprise when the famed director turned up.
Spielberg at the Transformers 3D ride
read more at http://www.thebeardedtrio.com/2013/06/spielberg-takes-ride-on-universals.html

STEVEN SPIELBERG ADDS NEW VINEYARD TO LA HOME.

Wine connoisseur Steven Spielberg has added a vineyard to his already massive Los Angeles compound.The 66-year-old Oscar-winning director constructed the vineyard at his 145,860-square-foot property in the Pacific Palisades area.The vineyard was installed facing the Pacific Ocean in the picturesque Santa Monica Mountains.
Spielberg's new vineyard
read more at http://www.thebeardedtrio.com/2013/06/steven-spielberg-adds-new-vineyard-to.html

STEVEN SPIELBERG LISTS MALIBU BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT FOR $125,000/MONTH

Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate Capshaw have listed their Malibu beach house for rent for $125,000 per month. The 7,237-square-foot home has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.  According to Real Estalker, Spielberg quietly listed the beachfront residence for the 2013 summer season for $125,000 per month. Located on a stretch of Broad Beach, Malibu that is popular among Hollywood elite.
yours for $125,000 a month.

STEVEN SPIELBERG Tackling tv on his own terms

Steven Spielberg has a bustling TV company led by trusted lieutenants and an insatiable appetite for producing smallscreen fare even as he stays busy as ever in film. But the DreamWorks mogul wants to work on his own terms, so he’s decided to write the checks himself.

read more at http://variety.com/2013/biz/news/cover-story-steven-spielberg-tackling-tv-on-his-own-terms-1200498890/


IGN REVIEW THE PILOT EPISODE OF UNDER THE DOME


IGN has reviewed the pilot episode of Under The Dome giving it a respectable 8.3.  They say "I'd say, for those looking for the closest thing to a Lost-surrogate, Under the Dome is your play. It's smartly done paranoia."
http://uk.ign.com/articles/2013/06/23/under-the-dome-pilot-review

and finally...

WHO REMEMBERS STEVEN SPIELBERG'S DIRECTOR'S CHAIR?

Who remembers that Steven Spielberg project with Jennifer Aniston, Quentin Tarantino, Katherine Helmond and Penn and Teller?  It was a CD-ROM interactive game for PC and Mac called Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair. We take a look back at the 1996 title.
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair
Read more at http://www.thebeardedtrio.com/2013/06/who-remembers-steven-spielbergs.html


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Saturday, 22 June 2013

a vampyre story year one


Lucasarts veteran Bill Tiller who has worked on such quality games such as The Dig and The Curse of Monkey Island is trying to raise money via Kickstarter to bring us a prequel to his other excellent game A Vampyre Story.

Here's what Bill has to say about the game and a little about himself.

A Vampyre Story:Year One graphic adventure puts you in the role of lonely Mona, a reluctant vampire trapped in a castle by her master.

Introduction to A Vampyre Story: Year One.

In case you don’t know me I’m Bill Tiller, illustrator and game designer. And I love making classic, Lucas Arts style graphic adventures. Back when I was in college I trained as a character animator in the classic Disney style, which turned out to be a perfect fit for developing graphic adventures, due to their story driven narrative, cartoon animation style, and vibrant art direction. They were very reminiscent of classic Disney movies I loved as a kid.

a vampyre story year one


During my tenure at Lucas Arts, I worked on two adventure titles - Steven Spielberg’s The Dig and The Curse of Monkey Island and enjoyed the hell out of The Secret of Monkey Island and Full Throttle. Exposure to these great games put a dangerous thought in my head “Must smash head into wall!” When I woke up I decided to make my own graphic adventures. That is exactly what happened, no lie!

So I formed my own company, Autumn Moon Entertainment, where I made two graphic adventures: Ghost Pirates of Voojoo Island and the award-winning A Vampyre Story. I would have happily continued making more adventure games but thanks to the Great Recession, funding became tough to find - until Kickstarter ™!

Now you, the gaming patrons of the world, get to play the role of publisher and help fund A Vampyre Story: Year One, a prequel to A Vampyre Story. This project was designed to be a short, episodic length game.

A lot of people ask, “Bill? Uh,Tiller? Earth to Tiller. Hello?! Why do you look so tired all the time, and why are you making a prequel instead of a sequel?” Well I have kids is the answer to the first one, and the second answer is it’s about math. Funding smaller game projects is easier and would allow us to improve the game engine in preparation for future games. On top of that, I have always wanted to do a short prequel to A Vampyre Story so players could see what Mona’s life was like during the years before she finally escaped from her captor. The first game hinted at what happened in that time to Mona De Laffite and Froderick, and now I want the opportunity to show it.

So about the game, our story begins when Mona, a captive at Castle Warg for a few months, sees a little bat desperately trying to escape from three nasty looking bat ‘thugs’. Mona, not being a big fan of bullies nor things ‘nasty looking,’ decides to help the poor fellow out.

Froderick, the cute little bat, is trapped, surrounded by the bat thugs. And it is up to Mona and the player controlling her to save him by exploring the castle to find a way to help.

While exploring, Mona will meet several denizens of the castle including Arachnea Rose, a rather large and intimidating spider; Poe Possum, a vile and tick-ridden vermin; and the three Belfry Boyz - Slim, Brat, and Rocco, their pugnacious leader. Inky, the local lake monster, and Shrowdy Von Keifer, Mona’s vampire captor and master, both make an appearance, too. Mona also has to deal with a pair of man eating plants and makes a new female friend …or is she a friend?



At the time of writing this the campaign only has 8 days to go.  Lets get behind it and get the game released.

Head over to http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/876324751/a-vampyre-story-year-one to find out more and make a pledge.

Rob
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According to Joblo.com they have been contacted by a reliable source who claims to have information on the current story for Jurassic Park IV.  The source claims that the movie will be set in present day Isla Nublar which is now a successful and "completely" safe park attracting millions of visitors each year.  The island has tamed dinosaurs and a huge lagoon.  It's this lagoon that has raised speculation that the fourth incarnation of Jurassic Park will see underwater dinosaurs for the first time.  Could it be Jaws meets Jurassic Park?

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JURASSIC PARK 4, set in present day Isla Nublar, is now an actual theme park, as originally intended by John Hammond in the first film. It garners 10 million visitors per year and is completely safe - until it's not. The park itself is described as very Sea World-esque and includes an area called the Isla Nublar Lagoon. That means underwater dino's for the first time. No indication of what kind, but there's concept art showing one of the aquatic dino's, as part of a show, jumping out of the lagoon and eating a strung up great white shark like it was a fish for a dolphin at sea world. As part of a show, you ask? That's right, folks, this will feature "tamed" dino's. In fact, our source indicated that the usually menacing Velociraptors (which will finally be muzzled, along with the T-Rex - until they're not) will actually be used to help fight the threat, which begins in the form of a new dinosaur, not seen in any of the previous films (and not disclosed to us) shows to be much smarter than originally thought and is the main cause of havoc breaking out at the park. -

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