Mike’s Jedi Holocron

11 May. 2010

Star Wars for the People


Star Wars is pretty much the most awesome thing ever. But you know what’s more awesome than Star Wars? Star Wars Fans! That’s right, all those scruffy-lookin’ nerfherders that just can’t get enough of that galaxy far, far away. Why are they so awesome, you ask? Well, it’s simple; because rather than just be happy …

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26 Mar. 2010

The Long and Short on Short Subject Filmmaking


The Academy Awards were a couple of weeks ago, and for the most part, they were pretty banal and predictable… Except, as is usually the case, when it came to the short films. Shorts can be one of the most exciting parts of the film world, and I think that all too often we overlook …

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18 Feb. 2010

The Mandalorian Debate


Let me set the stage for you. 30 years ago this summer, the second film in the Star Wars Trilogy, The Empire Strikes Back, was released. Arguably one of the most anticipated movies of all time, Empire had everything you remembered from Star Wars; the characters, the vehicles, lightsabers, and the Force! But there were …

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13 Sep. 2009

Jedi Mike's Holocrons: A long time ago…


Regardless of his latest films, you have to admit that at one time, George Lucas was at the top of his game, and revolutionized the way films are made today. The following film, found on YouTube.com is evidence that the guy has never been one for dialogue. This student film from 1966, Freiheit, is Lucas’ …

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13 Sep. 2009

A long time ago…


Regardless of his latest films, you have to admit that at one time, George Lucas was at the top of his game, and revolutionized the way films are made today. The following film, found on YouTube.com is evidence that the guy has never been one for dialogue. This student film from 1966, Freiheit, is Lucas’ …

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