Star Wars Weekends excitement this weekend as we had both Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Animation Director Rob Coleman from ILM. Rob and Peter told some great stories about making Episode III during the interview sessions. Peter talked about the scene where Chewie scoops up Yoda. Seems that was a last minute addition by George Lucas. … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends 2005, Week 2
It's once again time for "Star Wars Weekends" at the Walt Disney World® Resort. This year is bigger than ever! On the minus side, I waited in a four hour line to get anywhere near the merchandise this year. On the plus side, there were lots of nice fans to talk to and the whole … Continue reading Revenge of the Star Wars Weekends!
The Presidio in San Francisco is an old, abandoned military complex, originally created to defend the West Coast of the United States from attack. Now mostly made up of abandoned brick buildings, it has become the home of the Lucasfilm empire. Lucasfilm has been working for a few years now to create a new, state … Continue reading Letterman Digital Arts Center / Episode III Release Party
I have a quote in this Orlando Sentinel article. Thanks to Jim Carchidi for interviewing me. You can read a blog about Star Wars Celebration by Jim and John Booth here.
If you'd told me back in 1977, at nine years old, that I'd be seeing the last of the Star Wars movies in 2005 in a theater with George Lucas, well, I'd have probably responded with a "coooool!" and gone off to go and battle imaginary foes with my home-made lightsaber. Time and the wisdom … Continue reading Revenge of the Sith Screening
First off, let me start off my review by saying I liked "The Phantom Menace" and "Attack of the Clones". No, they don't measure up to the original trilogy in terms of story or emotional involvement to me, but they had some incredible visuals, some great characters, and the lightning storm Jedi swashbuckling that has … Continue reading REVIEW: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
From 2005 - Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith Premiere and After-Party More pictures from the event in the Gallery. on Picasa.
I'm in Marin County near San Francisco this weekend to go to a advance screening of "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" that I was exceedingly lucky to be invited to, and I had a chance encounter that no one will ever believe. After flying in and checking in to our hotel, we … Continue reading No one will ever believe me….