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In the spring of 1982, in a desert location known as Buttercup Valley in Southern California, filming was underway on a movie tentatively named Blue Harvest: Horror
A new book about the production of “Return of the Jedi” includes some juicy revelations about the final chapter of George Lucas’s first “Star Wars” trilogy, including abandoned plot points, some big-name directors who were considered to helm the project, and a group of very frisky Ewoks.
Author J.W. Rinzler has written similar accounts of the first two “Star Wars”… Continue reading Tons of 'Return of the Jedi' Secrets, Including Ewok Orgies, Revealed in New Book
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… well, OK, 30 years ago (on May 25, 1983) in our own galaxy, came the theatrical release of “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.” The installment triumphantly wrapped up the “Star Wars” saga for all time. Or so we thought.
Little did we know that the movie’s cuddly-but-ferocious Ewoks would soon spawn a cottage industry of spinoffs, or… Continue reading 'Return of the Jedi': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Finale
David Fincher is not happy with the trailer for his new movie, ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.’ He feels it gives off too much of an ‘Inception’ vibe, which is not conducive to the movie that he made. “I had screaming fights with Sony,” he admits. His opinionated stance wasn’t always the case. “I was much more collaborative then,” Fincher reflected when discussing some of… Continue reading David Fincher on 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and Working on 'Return of the Jedi'
Fans of ‘Star Wars’ were exhilarated to see a never-before seen lost clip of the third version of the series ‘Return of the Jedi’ during a New York festival. The footage, which is less than a minute long, shows Darth Vader on the Death Star as he beckons his son, Luke Skywalker, to join him [...] Continue reading ‘Star Wars’ fans thrilled after seeing lost Return of the Jedi clip