Wednesday, 29 January 2014
This YouTube video shows Alec Guinness talking about Star Wars on the BBC's Parkinson show in 1977. The film was shortly to open in London's West End and Guinness was doing a round of publicity.
Sunday, 26 January 2014
|The brilliant, if shamelessly inaccurate, cover of Star Wars Weekly issue 3|
Our look at the UK's Star Wars Weekly comic reaches issue 3 – February 22 1978.
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
|Giving the orders: Princess Leia changes the rescue plan|
The third in an occasional series of posts about the characters of Star Wars looks at the only young woman in the galaxy.
Thursday, 16 January 2014
|Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)|
Read some of the original reviews and you’d think that making Star Wars was a lot like creating Frankenstein’s Monster: You just stitched together bits of other people’s films and then let it loose upon the box office. Critics of the time loved to show how clever they were by cataloguing the images and plot ideas they had caught Lucas lifting from other films.
Wednesday, 8 January 2014
|The cover of Star Wars Weekly issue two|
That Wednesday saw the arrival of issue two of Star Wars Weekly – Marvel's
UK version of the comic that the US had seen the