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COMPETITION: Win Solo: A Star Wars Story Soundtrack On CD

Win Solo: A Star Wars Story Soundtrack on CD We have another great competition and this time you can win the official soundtrack to Solo: A Star Wars Story on CD.  The score is composed and adapted by John Powell with John Williams making his magical contribution.  The track listing is: "The Adventures of Han" (composed and conducted by John Williams) "Meet Han" "Corellia Chase" "Spaceport" "Flying with Chewie" "Train Heist" "Marauders Arrive" "Chicken in the Pot" "Is This Seat Taken?" "L3 & Millennium Falcon" "Lando's Closet" "Mine Mission" "Break Out" "The Good Guy" "Reminiscence Therapy" "Into the Maw" "Savareen Stand-Off" "Good Thing You Were Listening" "Testing Allegiance" "Dice & Roll" How Do I Enter? To be in with a chance of winning the

Life size speeder bike will have you in End-awe

Dave Taylor Builds Full Size Speeder Bike For Shopping Centre Ever wanted to build a life size speeder bike? Of course you have, Designer Dave Taylor been itching to build one since he first saw one appear on the big screen when he was aged nine. And now he has. Dean Newman boards Shuttle Tydirium, don’t worry he has an older code clearance but it checks out, and catches up with then man who has brought the speeder bike to life. You may remember Dave from last year, if not him then certainly his life-size X-wing fighter that ‘crashed’ into a shopping centre in Southend, Essex. His speeder bike may be smaller in size, but it’s no less impressive and this time…you can sit on it. It won’t whizz through trees at great speed or have active laser cannons – but you can sit on it and pretend it does, coming complete with a backdrop of the forest of Endor rushing by. And there will also be Luke and Leia’s rather dubious camouflage attire to complete the illusion. Industrial

Star Wars Producer, Gary Kurtz Dies Age 78

Gary Kurtz: 1940 – 2018 It's incredibly sad to hear the passing Star Wars producer, Gary Kurtz.  The extremely talented producer who is so ingrained in the legend that is Star Wars that we know this news will hit hard with all Star Wars fans. Family statement re passing of Gary Kurtz With deep love and respect, the family of Gary Kurtz is sad to share that he has passed away. He died from cancer on September 23rd 2018, in North London, England. Gary was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, colleague, and mentor, whose work and talent spanned filmmaking, photography, music, and cinema history. He was a Marine, a world traveller, an outdoorsman, and a kind, compassionate human being. His life’s work was to share the wonder of audio-visual storytelling through the art of film. Well-known for his work as the producer of American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and The Dark Crystal, Gary was passionate about telling stories that shared the humanit

10 Celebrities with Cats

10 Celebrities with moggies I love cats.  Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you I'm at my happiest when I'm sat in my favourite chair, watching my favourite Spielberg movie and my Bengal cat by my side.  Today on Twitter I noticed the word '#Caturday" trending so this inspired me gave me a purrfect opportunity to post something to do with the feline kind.  Anyway, here are ten pictures of celebrities that are in some way related to The Bearded Trio and at least one cat in the photo. Have I missed any obvious ones?  Let me know and I'll add them here. 1 - Steven Spielberg preparing for the best shot on the set of The BFG. 2 - Kitty cuddles with Stanley Kubrick  3 - Michael J. Fox with a worried looking cat.  Probably wondering where Einstein is. 4 - Welsh legend, Anthony Hopkins and a cute ball of fur.  5 - Casual cat with a startled looking Drew Barrymore 6 - Samuel L. Jackson with a mother fudging cute cat. 7 - S

This is the AGE OF STAR WARS!

All-new stories from all three Star Wars trilogies, starting in December! Teaser art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti For more information, be sure to check out the Disney-Lucasfilm Publishing panel at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 5th at 3pm E.T. in Room 1A10! To find a comic shop near you, visit or simply chat with some of your favorite heroes with Marvel’s chatbot accessible through Twitter and Facebook The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.

Steven Spielberg Quiz. How Well Do You Know The Legendary Director?

10 questions on the legendary director, Steven Spielberg.  Post your score in the comments below, on Twitter or on our Facebook page .  Good luck. Steven Spielberg Quiz How well do you know the legendary director? Here's 10 questions to (hopefully) test your knowledge. Where was Steven Spielberg born? Cincinnati, Ohio San Jose, California Chicago, Illinois Jacksonville, Florida What year was he born? 1944 1945 1946 1947 Where were Steven Spielberg and George Lucas when they first discussed Indiana Jones together? The island of Kauaʻi The island of Maui The island of Kahoʻolawe The island of Lānaʻi What was the name of the segment Spielberg directed in Twilight Zone: The Movie? Nightmare at 20,000 Feet It's a Good Life Time Out Kick the Can He has won two Academy Awards for best director. Which two movies were they for? Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan Schindler's List and The Color Purple Saving Private Ryan and The Color Purple Saving Private R

Movie Review: "Operation Finale" Is A Smartly Paced Thriller Lead By A Strong Performance From Ben Kingsley

OPERATION FINALE Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent, Lior Raz, Nick Kroll,  Haley Lu Richardson, Joe Alwyn, Peter Strauss, Greta Scacchi , Greg Hill Written by Matthew Orton Directed by Chris Weitz Reviewed by Patrick & Paul Gibbs    Out of Four Obersturmbannführe r   Adolf Eichmann, one of the major organizers of Holocaust,  facilitated and managed the logistics involved in the mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps  in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe during the second World War. he was also one of the highest ranking Nazis to escape judgement at the Nuremberg trials, where various SS officers, including Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss, divulged damning evidence about Eichmann. Operation Finale dramatizes the story of Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) and the rest of the Mossad team tasked with apprehending Eichman in Buenos Aires in 1960, and bringing him back to stand trial in Israel. The story follows Malkin, whose family fled to

Steven Spielberg Directing Ready Player One Using a VR Headset

Directing with VR In this behind the scenes video, Steven Spielberg and crew explains how they used a HTC Vive headset to direct scenes in Ready Player One. The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, John Williams and a whole lot more.

10 Photos of Steven Spielberg with George Lucas

Best buddies, George Lucas with Steven Spielberg at various points during their career They are best friends but they've also shared a lot of their professional career together.  Here's 10 photos showing two of the most famous movie directors in the world, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. You can find out more about the relationship between Steven Spielberg and George Lucas in my other post,  The Rivalry, Respect and Friendship Between George Lucas and Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg and George Lucas place their hand prints in cement in front of the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. A retro looking George Lucas with Steven Spielberg...minus his beard.  At the Directors Guild of America annual awards dinner held at the Beverly Hilton, Bevery Hills, California, March 11, 1978 George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are good friends and act as good friends too. Still fooling around, this time on the set of Temple of Doom with water pistols. George Lucas and an