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Star Wars Insider: Heroes of the Force Guide to the light side
This comprehensive guide to the heroes of the light side, taken from the pages of Star Wars Insider, presents interviews with Mark Hamill on being Luke Skywalker, Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu), Alec Guinness andEwan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), cast members from the animated series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels – along with articles that delve into the passion and power behind the light side of the Force.
Softcover £21.99, on sale now 176 pages ISBN: 9781785851926
Star Wars Insider: Lords of the Sith Guide to the dark side
Features interviews with the actors who brought the Sith to life, such as Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious), Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker), and Christopher Lee (Count Dooku), along with articles that explore these evil practitioners of the dark side.
Softcover £16.99, on sale now 176 pages ISBN: 9781785851919
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - The Official Mission Debrief
Presenting an all-encompassing guide to the hugely successful movie, with unprecedented access to the making of the film, and in-depth interviews with cast and crew such as Gareth Edwards, Kathleen Kennedy, Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker and more. Relive the latest movie in the world’s biggest franchise over and over again.
Hardcover £14.99, on sale now 96 pages ISBN: 9781785861581
Just saw this Star Wars VII movie poster on Kyle Newman's Facebook feed. The poster is by Lyndon Berresford and Paul Bateman. I am loving this. Who do you think the two characters are? Lando and Leia? Han and Leia's children?
Have you seen other Star Wars VII movie posters? Let me know.
The Famous Indiana Jones Fly In Belloq's Mouth Scene. Did It Really Happen?
I've always wondered if Paul Freeman unintentionally consumed a fly in this scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark? It's the scene where Indiana Jones shouts down to Bellosh...I mean Belloq and threatens to blow up the ark. Did a fly go in his mouth?
I remember watching this scene back in the early eighties and my ten year old mind thought he definitely had a snack while filming. I recall talking about 'flygate' in my school playground at the time and the general consensus with my friends was that Freeman definitely had a sneaky snack.
Paul Freeman talks about the famous 'fly' scene in an interview with TheIndyExperience.com and settled 'flygate:'
This is a bit of a dicey question so don’t get too upset. (Laughs) A movie’s always got bloopers in it, some have a lot, and some only have three or four. And the most remarkable blooper was right before the opening of the Ark scene.…
BBC News have reported that Pinewood Studios are to expand to the USA. This is great news for the famous studio that is rich in movie history.
UK film studio Pinewood Shepperton has announced plans to build its first sound stages in the United States.
The Pinewood Atlanta complex will be built on 288 acres of land south of Atlanta, Georgia, as a joint venture with a US investment company.
Georgia has been among the US states drawing film-making away from Hollywood with tax incentives in recent years.
The deal is the latest sign of expansion at Pinewood, the home of the James Bond franchise.
Earlier this month it announced a joint venture with a Chinese media group, potentially giving it access to the fast-growing Chinese market. Read the full article here.