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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: The Departed, Gravity, The Life Aquatic, Transformers

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Cool Videos: Watch 20 women re-create the Katz's Deli scene from When Harry Met Sally

"I'll have what she's having." Even if you've never seen WHEN HARRY MET SALLY..., chances are you know what infamous scene from the movie that quote is from. Improv Everywhere has a series called "Movies in Real Life" where they re-create classic scenes from films, and their latest is of the Katz's Deli scene in the 1989 film. But why have one...

Cool Videos: George Lucas discusses the original idea that became Star Wars

StarWars.com has been revealing rare glimpses into the marketing and behind the scenes of the original STAR WARS movies. Their latest treat is a brief interview with George Lucas as he discusses the original ideas that developed into the STAR WARS saga. Fans of the series are aware of the original drafts of STAR WARS featuring very different versions of the iconic characters we...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Lost Boys, Robocop, Star Wars, Tron

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Cool Videos: These rare bloopers from the original Star Wars will make your day

Ah, STAR WARS. It seems like each week since the announcement of the Lucasfilm sale to Disney that we have not only been getting EPISODE VII news but special treats from the original trilogy. Last week it was the long lost Yoda footage from RETURN OF THE JEDI and today we have a look at rarely seen bloopers from the filming of STAR WARS (aka A NEW HOPE). This reel was screened for...

Cool Videos: Long lost alternate Yoda death scenes from Return of the Jedi have been found

There have been a whole bunch of classic STAR WARS treats the last fews weeks. First we got the teasers and trailer for each of the original trilogy films and now we get an obscure look at alternate versions of the pivotal Yoda death scene from RETURN OF THE JEDI. Found on an EditDroid laserdisc, the scenes have made their way to Facebook and include a version of the Yoda scene I have...

Black Angel, the long lost short shown with The Empire Strikes Back, is coming to Netflix and iTunes in 2014

Back at the end of 2012, news came that Roger Christian 's long lost short film BLACK ANGEL has been found. Newly restored, the short premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival last week and will now be getting a full digital release via Netflix and iTunes in 2014. The film was long thought lost until the negative was re-discovered recently. Only those who saw the original...

Cool Videos: Original teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Anyone ready to travel back to 1980? No, I haven't acquired a time machine but watching this teaser trailer for STAR WARS EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK takes me back. Here's the description from the official Youtube page for STAR WARS: Watch the original teaser trailer for The Empire Strikes Back, which is notable for featuring solely concept art by Ralph McQuarrie but...

Cool Videos: Enjoy these rare vintage trailers and featurettes for Star Wars and Gremlins

I love vintage movie trailers and clips. In this modern age of Blu-rays and Internet marketing, we take for granted what movie trailers used to look like. They were not the art form they are considered today and were pure advertising. The editing was not slick and the commercial sometimes didn't match the final result. Hell, forget about featurettes. We are lucky to get behind the...

Joss Whedon says the ending to The Empire Strikes Back was a "terrible idea"

Fanboy Rage: Commence! Despite being a lifelong fan of the STAR WARS franchise, Joss Whedon has no plans to direct any of the forthcoming sequels due to his commitment to Marvel and THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. But that doesn't mean the outspoken filmmaker and geek idol can't share his opinion on the series he grew up loving. In fact, Whedon will go so far as to criticize the film...

Cool Videos: Mark Hamill's Joker voice replaces The Emperor's in Return of the Jedi

I don't think anyone would have ever thought that Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill , would one day be an exceptional voice actor, particularly as The Joker in almost all of his animated adventures. Watching Hamill in RETURN OF THE JEDI he seems every bit the young hero rather than a demented clown-faced criminal. And yet, Hamill has made a hell of a go of his voice talents, paving a nice...

ABC has started conversations to bring a live action Star Wars series to television

Everything Marvel wants to do now Lucasfilm has to do. It is like having an annoying kid brother who has to copy your every move. Except in this instance, we the fans are the winners regardless of the outcome. While The Walt Disney Company owned ABC network has been advertising the hell out of AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., rumblings have been happening since George Lucas sold his company...