The Star Wars Fan Film Awards are back. I foresee… far too many over-serious The Old Republic-inspired fan films. Please prove me wrong, fandom.
Ringing in at 2 hours and change, the Director’s Cut contains “hand-picked scenes from the entire StarWarsUncut.com collection.”
Han Solo in Firefly? It’s true! There is proof! Amy spots a Han in Carbonite figure in several episodes. Can you find the rest? Break out the DVDs!
Video. Harry Shum Jr. (of Glee) made a fanfilm. Or something. It has lightsabers, anyway.
Hmm… Take a Star Wars detox? I can’t deny it has some temptations. Think of all the Law and Order reruns we could watch!
It’s getting to be that time again… StarWars.com posted their own mammoth Best of 2009 this morning. Below is my personal list. Since it is personal, it’s clearly missing some things. (As always, I don’t speak for all of Club Jade. I just post a lot.) So let’s get to it: Continue reading
Mainstream recognition So the tauntaun sleeping bag got in the New York Times, but Star Wars Uncut made it to ABC News.
To be a copyright attorney takes the most serious mind, the deepest commitment. Law.com profiles “Jedi Lawyer” David Anderman – he heads Lucasfilm’s legal team and has been with the company for 11 years. His specialty? Intellectual property, naturally. (via)
Fame game. Lest we forget, George Lucas is being inducted into the California Hall of Fame today.
Final word. PopMatter’s Monte Williams takes on the popular assumptions about Star Wars. It’s an interesting enough read that I’m willing to forgive the extremely groanworthy headline.
Doesn’t that just want to make you go videotape yourself doing something silly? Okay, maybe not. But it does make you want to watch other folks do it.
The folks at Star Wars Uncut have an interesting take on the fan film – split A New Hope up into 15 second clips, and then have people claim a bit to recreate. The internet versions will be sewn back together into… What? We’ll just have to see. All the bits have been claimed, but some recreations have already begun to appear.