Archive for November, 2018

1st TPM Trailer Debuted 20 Years Ago Today

November 17, 2018

Tuesday November 17, 1998 was the day the first TPM trailer dropped (it went online a few days later) in a select few theaters across the country and on just about every channel on t.v..

Decider has a piece on how this was the first event trailer.  Here’s my recollection from 10 years ago.


New Arrangement for Across The Stars

November 11, 2018

This is a new arrangement of “Across The Stars” created for violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Apparently there’s going to be an album full of arrangements for various classical music stars doing their own takes on John Williams’s music. Look for it next year.

Ahmed Best On Tribalism, Cynicism, Change, Blockbusters, and Bias

November 10, 2018

Everything he’s saying here is absolutely true.

H/T Naboo News.

Check Out These Covers

November 5, 2018

There are a few more Qui-Gon variant covers, as per usual with Marvel. Look for the first of these to drop next month!

Star Wars Fan Awards

November 3, 2018

Lucasfilm is running an awards thing for fan art of all kinds (except fan fiction and comics), expanding from fan film awards in the past.

You can vote for long video, short video, visual art, and photos.  There are a lot of prequel-themed works in there!  So vote early and vote often!  (You can vote once a day.)



Natalie Portman On Her Career

November 1, 2018

H/T Naboo News:

Would I even bother including this if it didn’t also mention Star Wars? Of course not! Start at around 1:45, or just watch the whole thing if you like. She talks about working with George Lucas and the influence of kabuki theater on her performance in TPM.