• Star Wars Dune People Called
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    Compare and Contrast: 'Dune' by Herbert and 'Star Wars' by Lucas The novel Dune by Frank Herbert, and the novel Star Wars by George Lucas have many comparisons and contrasts. Even though they were written more than 10 years apart, they are both very entertaining. In Dune the story takes place on a dry desert planet called Arra kis, where water is very scarce, and only the rich own it. Similarly, in Star Wars the story starts out on a desert world called Tatooine, where water is very scarce and e...
  • The Origins Of Star Wars
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    The Origins of Star Wars In the movie Star Wars, Director and Screenplay writer George Lucas creates a very complex, believable universe. Lucas borrows many things from different places to create his universe. This paper will show whether or not he succeeds and how does he does it. The origins of the much of Star Wars will be explained and the symbolic nature of the characters will be touched upon, as well as a brief history of the most important part of the story line. The Star Wars universe h...
  • Review Of Star Wars
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    Star Wars Recently I was an audience member for the movie " The Phantom Menace", the newest addition to the "Star Wars" series. It isn't really an addition though, it is a prologue to the other three movies. I found that this movie had an excellent storyline, easy to follow and interesting enough to NOT get a bag of popcorn. The acting was another subject. Each of the members seemed like they weren't always in "character." I can understand that the movie was a lengthy process of making and a gro...
  • Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace
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    Being a Star Wars fan for many years, I was greatly interested in the upcoming prequels (Episodes I, II and III). So, when Episode I was released, I was at the theater the opening day and I was just absolutely mesmerized. The movie was like a fine quilt, beautiful in color, smooth and comfortable. As the main theme and the familiar Star Wars title sequence began, I knew I was in for a great movie that would be full of action, adventure, comedy and drama. I would like to commend George Lucas and ...
  • Star Wars Special Sound Movie
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    You " re sitting in a dark movie theater. X-Wing fighters whiz across the screen, and light sabers flash. You " ve seen it all before, but now it's better than ever. Star Wars, the Special Edition, is a classic that has been updated for the 1990 s. The new Star Wars has additional special effects, a more realistic home planet, and improved sound. The original Star Wars movie had great special effects, but they weren't as good as today's computer-generated special effects. In the new Star Wars, ...
  • Lucas King Of Film
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    Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors / producers in the world. His impacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many books by many authors based o...
  • A Long Time Ago Luke Was On The Road
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    A long time ago... Luke was on the Road Star Wars was a low budget science-fiction film that became a blockbuster box office success. The movie has been extremely popular with all cultures and ages for several decades. As well as being popular Star Wars also conveys many important themes. I believe one of the more prominent themes throughout the movie is the classic hero journey. The hero journey is a major part of stories and myths throughout the world. Both primitive and modern cultures use h...
  • Star Wars Movie Previews Fan
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    MY STAR WARS: EPISODE 1 REVIEW CHARLES SANFORD ENG. 11 As I sat in the huge theater awaiting the movie that I had been awaiting so long to see, seen so many trailers before just about every other movie released this year. The previews before this movie seemed ten times more boring than they usually were, then like a thunderous cloud on the horizon the opening scroll began to fly up screen and the traditional Star Wars theme began to play, my mind was racing a mile a minuet awaiting all the actio...
  • Lucas King Of Film
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    Davis 1 Lucas: King of Film Whether it be through his epic Star Wars saga, or through the exalted special effects crew he pioneered, Industrial Light and Magic, he continues to amaze audiences world wide. His name in synonymous with famous directors / producers in the world. His impacts reach out in more fields than just film. He has created companies that produce award winning video games, toy companies produce action figures designed after characters from his movies, many books by many authors...
  • Star Wars Lucas Film Films
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    George Lucas's devotion to timeless storytelling and cutting-edge innovation has resulted in some of the most successful and beloved films of all time. Lucas's films celebrate the boundless potential of the individual to overcome any limitations - something he firmly believes. This theme is strong in the early movies that marked the start of his professional career. In 1971, using San Francisco production studio American Zoe trope and long-time friend Francis Ford Coppola as executive producer, ...
  • George Lucas Star Wars
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    ... , whose president suggested a two-picture deal (the other being Star Wars). Lucas had Richard Walters, a classmate at USC, write the film with Gary Kurtz as producer. After he read the script, Lucas was disappointed. He then had Bill Huyck and Gloria Katz, close friends, write another script. Finally, Universal Studios was the one to finance and release the movie. At the preview of the movie, the audience loved it. However, Ned Taken, a representative from Universal, hated it. After a few ...
  • Book Review Of Star Wars X Wing Rogue Squadron
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    Book Review of Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue SquardronDan Bough en 9 AThe title of the novel is Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron. The author's name is Michael A. Stackpole. The type of book is fantasy / adventure. Main Characters A) Corran Horn: Corran is a pilot in training for the Alliance or the Rebellion. He is the best rookie pilot on the Rogue Squadron. He is a silent person who does not like the social life but does like the spotlight once in a while. Hew as a Cor Sec security officer on the p...
  • Star Wars An Intergalactic Joyride
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    Star Wars: An Intergalactic Joyride " Star Wars' is the highest grossing movie of all time. It is also one of my favorites. It was released in May 1977 and re-released in a restored and enhanced Special Edition just last month. There are many different criteria that can be used to describe OEStar Wars' appeal. Gary Arnold and Edward Rothstein, two movie critics who had the opportunity to review this great movie, explain its appeal in very much the same way. There is a difference though. Arnold ...
  • Star Wars Film Merchandising Films
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    " I like ideas, especially movie ideas, that you can hold in your hand. If a person can tell me the idea in twenty-five words or less, its going to make a pretty good movie." Steven Spielberg.' For this essay I intend to discuss how Hollywood as an industry has used the marketing strategies of blockbuster films to significant advantage in film merchandising. Along with the use of mass merchandising as a form of marketing films, with the hope of creating awareness among the public. As merchandisi...
  • Star Wars Vs Star Trek
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    Thesis: Star Trek and Star Wars each posses similar and different general concepts, themes, and motives. Outline I. Technology A. Star wars 1. Weapons 2. Ships B Star Trek 1. Weapons 2. Ships II. Characters A. Star Wars Sean McGrannEnr. English II Compare/Contrast Essay 3/6/00 Star Wars vs. Star Trek Throughout the past two decades, two science fiction cult classics have rivaled each other. Both have strong followings of loyal fans that live and breath these classic tales. Lunch boxes, t-shirt...
  • Star Wars Video Essay
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    Overall I thought star wars was a really good movie. It had my eyes glued to the screen. George Lucas had a good plot to star wars. Ok Star Wars had a couple of mythical heroes. The mythical heroes are Luke Skywalker, Obi wan Kenobi, and Darth Vader. But Darth Vader is an evil mythical hero. There are folklore heroes are C 3 p 0, R 2-D 2, and Han Solo. The thing that makes Luke Skywalker, Obi wan Kenobi and Darth Vader mythical heroes are that they have powers and folklore heroes don't have any...
  • Science Fiction Escape Work Characters
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    People are always looking for a good way to escape the pangs of work. Since work is so important in society today that it is almost impossible to avoid doing work without having to pay the price in the future. The perfect escape would be one that alleviates the strain of work yet does not incur any future expenses. Many people have found science fiction novels and movies to be great escape mechanisms. Science fiction is such a perfect escape for many people because it allows its audience to vica...
  • Star Wars Luke Story Hero
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    For the last quarter of a century, the world has been entranced by the vision of George Lucas. His famed Star Wars trilogy, arguably the greatest movie series in history, has had an incalculable effect on society. What most people fail to realize is that this story began as the embodiment of Joseph Campbell's book The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Lucas and Campbell were very close friends, and apparently, Lucas was a fan of Campbell's work, particularly his studies on archetypes. In fact, the sto...
  • Star Wars World Sturt Matrix
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    My understandings of the consequences of change have been shaped by different texts that I have studied. Change is to make or become different, to replace with or exchange for another and to transform or convert or to be transformed or converted. Simple and easily understood meanings of the concept of change. Changing worlds is viewing to separate worlds and studying the difference between the worlds, comparing certain aspects that you would not see in one world but would see in another. Star Wa...
  • Star Wars As A Myth
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    To Be a Myth, or Not To Be "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... ." starts the well-known movie Star Wars. This movie has it all, lightsabers, the Force, spaceships, talking droids, what more could one ask for in a great science fiction movie? But would one ever think that this famous movie could be a myth? Believe it or not, Star Wars is a myth for many reasons including, Luke being aided by loyal friends, he had to endure many tasks, he is unaware of his origins, Star Wars teaches mor...