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Hasbro Announce Several New Indiana Jones Products

Hasbro announced several exciting new Indiana Jones products during this morning’s Indiana Jones Fanstream! Here's just a selection of the new products: INDIANA JONES WORLDS OF ADVENTURE INDIANA JONES WITH MOTORCYCLE AND SIDECAR  (HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $22.99/ Available: Spring 2023)  Throttle into action and adventure with the Indiana Jones Worlds of Adventure Indiana Jones with Motorcycle and Sidecar figure and vehicle set! This 2.5-inch-scale Indiana Jones action figure features fully poseable arms, legs, and head, as well as design and detail inspired by the Indiana Jones entertainment. Kids ages 4 and up will love re-creating favorite moments with this Indiana Jones gift set, featuring 4 accessories, including 2 whips and a satchel, as well as a repositionable projectile launcher for explosive fun!   Worlds of Adventure toy figures for kids make a great introduction to the adventures of archaeologist Indiana Jones and a cool kids’ gift for boys and

Dig Out Your Vintage Star Wars Calendars For 2023. Here's The Other Years You Can Also Use

Happy New Year from all of us at The Bearded Trio.  We sincerely hope that 2023 is a fantastic year for all of you and brings much happiness and magical movie moments. As it seems to be a tradition on this site we want to remind you that the following year calendar can be re-used for 2023: 2017, 2006, 1995, 1989, 1978, 1967, 1961. So dig out your Star Wars vintage calendars or maybe Willow?  I know these were released in the cinemas the year before but the calendars always made an appearance around Christmas time obviously for the year ahead.    Make sure you share with us on social media which calendar you are using for 2023.  The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.

Merry Christmas From The Bearded Trio

We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.  Thank you for all your support throughout the year.  I hope Santa brings you plenty of Spielberg, Lucas and Williams related goodies. The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.

Steven Spielberg is this week's guest on Desert Island Discs

Steven Spielberg is the guest on this week's BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.  Tune in at 11:15 GMT.  Will also be available on catch up. If you're not from the UK you may be asking what is Desert Island Discs? It is a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It was first broadcast on the BBC Forces Programme on 29 January 1942. Each week a guest, called a "castaway" during the programme, is asked to choose eight recordings (usually, but not always, music), a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were to be cast away on a desert island, whilst discussing their life and the reasons for their choices. It was devised and originally presented by Roy Plomley. Since 2018 the programme has been presented by Lauren Laverne. You can listen to the show here:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001g8m4 The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.

Trailer For Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Drops

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, only in theaters, June 30 2023. Harrison Ford returns as the legendary hero archaeologist in the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic “Indiana Jones” franchise, which is directed by James Mangold (“Ford v Ferrari,” “Logan”). Starring along with Ford are Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”), Antonio Banderas (“Pain and Glory”), John Rhys-Davies (“Raiders of the Lost Ark”), Shaunette Renee Wilson (“Black Panther”), Thomas Kretschmann (“Das Boot”), Toby Jones (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), Boyd Holbrook (“Logan”), Oliver Richters (“Black Widow”), Ethann Isidore (“Mortel”) and Mads Mikkelsen (“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”). Directed by James Mangold, the film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Simon Emanuel, with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas serving as executive producers. John Williams, who has scored each Indy adventure since the original "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981, is once again

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Theory: The Grail Knight Doesn't Exist

I hadn’t watched Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) in quite a while. But the other morning, out of nowhere, a theory came to me that I felt compelled to write about. The grail knight, as seen in the grail chamber during the film’s climax, does not exist. I believe the grail knight is a projection of Indy’s belief and purity of quest. He has read the stories of the grail knights, but within his own mind, needs the support and affirmation of the grail knight.  I use the script and the direction of the actors as my supporting evidence. Allow me to explain. Indy successfully navigates the three challenges, as laid out in Henry’s book about the grail. He crawls into a candlelit chamber with chalices scattered about and a solitary figure genuflecting away from him. They have a brief conversation in which Indy says the grail knight has guarded the grail for more than 700 years. “A long time to wait,” the knight agrees. Also note how differently the knight is lit within the scene comp